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ACT’s Digital Assessment Research group has as its mission to lead the research, design, and development of next generation assessments that facilitate adaptivity and personalization by leveraging digital technologies, new measurement models, and digital data sources.The Research Intern will provide support for a set of projects related to developing digital assessments. Specific tasks will include conducting literature reviews, participating in small scale cognitive labs and usability studies, and analyzing both traditional psychometric data, qualitative data, as well as process data including eye-tracking and response times.
Projects that the intern will support may include:
As part of the position expectations, the intern will also contribute to conference proposals and publications related to work conducted at ACT.
Typical work related activities include:
Educational Requirements: Currently enrolled pursing a gradudate degree in Educational Measurement, Educational Psychology, Quantitative Psychology, Cognitive Psychology or a related discipline.
Submit both a cover letter and resume with your application.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: