- Joanna Gorin
Arizona State University
JOANNA GORIN is Senior Research Director of the Cognitive & Learning Sciences Center at the Educational Testing Service. Her research has focused on the integration of cognitive and psychometric theory to principled assessment design and analysis, including studies of item difficulty and cognitive complexity, as well as the feasibility of item generation for verbal and spatial reasoning tasks. Her recent publications include papers on the design and validation of assessments for complex competencies, including emerging definitions of literacy (Gorin, O’Reilly, Sabatini, Song, & Deane, 2013) and Next Generation Science Standards (Gorin & Mislevy, 2013).