Clement Stone - Presentations
Emeritus Faculty

Stone, C.A. (June, 2016). Bayesian analysis using SAS PROC MCMC. Invited workshop (18 credits), School of Government and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University.
Stone, C.A. (April, 2016). Bayesian analysis of item response theory models using SAS. Workshop at the Annual Meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, Washington, D.C.
Levanthal, B.C., & Stone, C.A. (April, 2016). Extreme response style: Which model is best? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, Washington, D.C.
Iwatani, E., Stone, C.A., Shealy, C.N. (April, 2016). How classification trees can be helpful to educational research: A case study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Division D, Washington, D.C.

Using propensity scoring methods in program evaluation research

Apr 2014

Stone, C.A. (April, 2014). Using propensity scoring methods in program evaluation research. Presentation at the Eastern Evaluation Research Society Conference, Galloway, NJ.

Using SAS PROC MCMC to estimate and evaluate item response theory models.

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013

Stone, C.A. (June, 2013). Paper presented at the SIS annual meeting, Brescia, Italy.

Novel measurement methods for assessing psychosocial stress: Preliminary validation

Mar 2013 - Apr 2013

Kamarck, T.W., Anderson, B., Siewiorek, D.P., Stone , C.A., Shiffman, S., Smailagic, A.,
Wethington, A., French, B. , Heineman, E. (March, 2013). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Miami.

The aphasia communication outcome measure: Item reduction, scaling, and concurrent validity of self-reported communicative functioning in effects of modality and word frequency in sentence comprehension in people with aphasia.

May 2012 - Jun 2012

Doyle, P. Hula, W., Hula, S., Stone, C.A., Ross, K., Wambaugh, J., Schumacher, J. & Roehrig, A. (May, 2012). Paper presented at the Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Lake Tahoe, NV.

Apr 2012

Stone, C.A., & Tang, Y. (April, 2012). Comparing propensity scoring methods: Practical issues for studying program impact. Paper presented at the 2012 Eastern Evaluation Research Society Conference, Galloway, New Jersey.

Evaluating student achievement from large scale assessments: A case study using propensity score methods.

Apr 2011
Tang, Y., & Stone, C.A. (April, 2011). Evaluating student achievement from large scale assessments: A case study using propensity score methods. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, New Orleans.

Tang, Y., & Stone, C.A.

Apr 2010
Comparing Different Propensity Scoring Methods in a Quasi-Experimental Design Using Student Achievement Results. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Division D, Denver, CO.

Xu, T., & Stone, C.A.

Apr 2010
Using IRT trait estimates versus summated scores in predicting outcomes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Denver, CO.

Zhu, X., & Stone, C.A.

Apr 2010
Bayesian comparison of alternative graded response models for performance assessment applications. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Denver, CO.

Liqun, Y. & Stone, C.A.

Oct 2009
Comparisons of IRT Based Ability Estimation Methods and Calibration Procedures in Scaling Test Design. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Northeast Educational Research Association, Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

Zhu,X., & Stone, C.A.

Apr 2009
Detecting Local Dependence of Performance-based Items using Bayesian Analysis. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Diego.

Stone, C.A., & Lane, S.

Jun 2008
Issues in providing subscale scores for diagnostic information. Paper presented at the National Conference on Student Assessment (CCSSO), Orlando.

Stone, C.A., Tang, Y., & Tierney, S. (March, 2008). Providing subscale scores for diagnostic information: An evaluation of a regression-based method for augmenting score reliability.

Mar 2008
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York.

Zhu, X. & Stone, C.A. (March, 2008). An evaluation of different approaches to subscore augmentation for the Multistate Bar Examination.

Mar 2008
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York.

Liu, J., & Stone, C.A. (April, 2007). Comparing multi-dimensional and unidimensional computer-adaptive strategies in psychological and health assessment.

Apr 2007
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago.

New directions in performance assessment.

Apr 2007
Invited symposium at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago.

Stone, C.A., & Zhu, X. (November, 2006). The student achievement study component of the aligning curriculum to standards in Pennsylvania (ACTS of PA) teacher quality enhancement multisite evaluation: A demonstration of a propensity score model.

Nov 2006
Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association Conference, Evaluation 2006: The Consequences of Evaluation, Portland, Oregon.

Stone, C.A., & Zhu, X. (August, 2006). Aligning curriculum to standards (ACTS) in PA: An evaluation using a quasi-experimental design.

Aug 2006
Paper presented at the PA Academy for the Profession of Teaching and Learning (2006 Teacher Education Forum), Harrisburg, PA.

Accounting for item and ability parameter estimation in a goodness-of-fit statistic for IRT models.

Apr 2006
Stone, C.A., & Yin, Y. (April, 2006). Accounting for item and ability parameter estimation in a goodness-of-fit statistic for IRT models. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco.
Jun 1, 2004
Stone, C.A., & Irrgang, J.J. (June, 2004). Simulation of a computer adaptive test utilizing the disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) outcome measure. Presented at the DIA Conference “Advances in Health Outcomes Measurement”, Bethesda, MD.
Apr 1, 2004
Zhang, B. & Stone, C.A. (April, 2004). Direct and indirect estimation of a three parameter compensatory multidimensional item response models. Paper presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.
Apr 1, 2003
Zhang,B. & Stone, C.A. (April, 2003). Evaluating the sampling distribution of a goodness-of-fit statistic for multidimensional IRT models using total scores. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago.
Apr 1, 2002
Dresher, A.R, Stone, C.A., & Hombo, C. (April, 2002). The examination of local item dependency of NAEP assessments using the testlet model. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New Orleans.
Apr 1, 2001
Stone, C.A., Weissman, A., & Lane, S. (April, 2001). Consistency of student proficiency classifications under competing IRT models for a state assessment program. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Seattle.
Clement Stone

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