Dr. Lale Khorramdel

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affiliate researcher

Employment History

 

National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), Center for Advanced Assessments (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

2018–present

Senior Measurement Scientist (Psychometric modeling of innovative assessments, improvement of assessments in medical education; Dr. Brian Clauser, Dr. Matthias von Davier)

 

 

Educational Testing Service (ETS), Department of Psychometrics, Statistics and Data Sciences, and Center for Global Assessment (Princeton, NJ, USA)

2015–2018

Managing Research Scientist and main lead for the psychometric analyses for PISA and PIAAC (Lead of the International Assessment Psychometrics Group; Dr. Kadriye Ercikan, Dr. Daniel McCaffrey, Dr. Kentaro Yamamoto, Dr. Irwin Kirsch, Dr. Matthias von Davier)

 

2014–2015

Research Scientist (International Assessment Psychometrics, PISA and PIAAC; Dr. Matthias von Davier, Dr. Kentaro Yamamoto, Dr. Irwin Kirsch)

 

2013–2014

Associate Research Scientist (International Assessment Psychometrics, PISA and PIAAC; Dr. Matthias von Davier, Dr. Kentaro Yamamoto, Dr. Irwin Kirsch)

 

 

University of Vienna, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Psychological Assessment and Applied Psychometrics, and Center for Testing and Consulting (Vienna, Austria)

2012 and 2014

Guest Professor for Psychological Assessment and Applied Psychometrics

2007–2012

Assistant Director of the Center for Testing and Consulting (Prof. Dr. Klaus D. Kubinger)

 

2011-2012

 

Visiting scholar at the Educational Testing Service, Department Research & Development, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (6 months; Dr. Matthias von Davier and Dr. Patrick Kyllonen)

2004–2007

Research Scientist and Project Coordinator of the Centre for Testing and Consulting (Prof. Dr. Klaus D. Kubinger)

 

2005–2006

Teaching Assistant (Prof. Dr. Klaus D. Kubinger)

 

 

University Lectureships

2011–2017

Lecturer (FH) in Psychological Test Theory and Test Construction, “Ferdinand Porsche Fern-FH“ College Vienna, Bachelor degree course “Business management and Business Psychology” (Prof. Dr. Christa Walenta)

 

2012–2013

University Lecturer in Psychological Assessment II, Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg (as replacement of Prof. Dr. Tuulia Ortner)

 

2006–2011, 2012 and 2014

University Lecturer (in 2012 and 2014 Guest Professor) for Psychological Assessment and Applied Psychometrics, Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna (Prof. Dr. Klaus D. Kubinger)

 

 

 

Education

2010

Ph.D. (Dr.rer.nat.) in Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Applied Psychometrics, University of Vienna

 

Since 2005

License in Work and Organizational Psychology (post graduate training), Gesellschaft kritischer Pychologen und Psychologinnen (Society of Critical Psychologists, GKPP), Vienna

 

Since 2005

DIN 33430: License E for personell selection and workforce assessment, Deutsche Psychologen Akademie (Academy of German Psychologists, DPA)

 

Since 2005

License in Clinical and Health Psychology (post graduate training), Gesellschaft kritischer Pychologen und Psychologinnen (Society of Critical Psychologists, GKPP), Vienna

 

2004

M.Sc. (Mag.rer.nat) in Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Applied Psychometrics, University of Vienna

 

 

 

Awards and Honors

2011

EAPA PhD Thesis Award 2011 (European Association of Psychological Assessment): ranked second best

 

2017

ETS SPOT Award 2017: for outstanding contributions to PIAAC Cycle 1

 

2017

ETS SPOTLIGHT Award 2017: ETS spotlight series “A day in the life…” on ETS Insight

 

2018

ETS SPOT Award 2018: for outstanding contributions to PISA 2018 and PISA 2021

2019

NBME Manager Spot Award 2019: for great editorial work on a special issue for the British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology (BJMSP)

 

Affiliations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • European Association of Psychological Assessment (EAPA)
  • German Society of Psychology (DGPs: Differential Psychology, Personality Psychology, and Psychological Assessment; Methods and Evaluation)
  • National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
  • Austrian Society of Psychology (ÖGP)
  • Psychometric Society

Teaching Experience

 

University Lectureships

 

2011–2017: Lecturer in Psychological Assessment, “Ferdinand Porsche Fern-FH“ College Vienna, Bachelor degree course “Business management and Business Psychology” (under Prof. dr. Christa Walenta):

  • Test Development and Evaluation, for Bachelor Students: Design, item development procedures, preparing data files, classical test theory analyses, confirmatory and exploratory factor analysis, item response theory models (“Fragebogen- und Erhebungsinstrumentenkonstruktion”)

 

2012–2013: Lecturer in Psychological Assessment 2, Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg (as replacement of Prof. Dr. Tuulia Ortner):

  • Psychological Assessment 2, lecture, for Master students: techniques, possibilities and limitations of psychological assessments, quantitative and qualitative tests and instruments, evaluating the psychometric qualities of instruments (“Vorlesung zur Psychologischen Diagnostik 2”)

 

2006–2014: Lecturer in Psychological Assessment and Applied Psychometrics, Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna (under Prof. Dr. Klaus D. Kubinger and later as his replacement):

  • Psychological Assessment and Diagnostics 1 and 2, Tutorial, for Bachelor and Master students: possibilities and limitations of cognitive and noncognitive instruments, planning and conducting psychological assessments, interviewing and communication skills, presenting results and writing diagnostic reports (“Übungen zur Psychologischen Diagnostik 1“, „Übungen zur Psychologischen Diagnostik 2“)
  • Psychological Assessment and Diagnostics in Practice, for Master students: planning and conducting psychological assessments with real clients in the center for testing and consulting, interviewing and communication skills, providing verbal feedback and writing diagnostic reports („Praktikum zum Psychologischen Diagnostizieren“, Proseminar)
  • Techniques of Psychological Assessment, lecture and tutorial, for Master students: possibilities and limitations of psychological assessments, quantitative and qualitative tests and instruments, evaluating the psychometric qualities of instruments, factor analyses and item response theory models (“Vorlesung mit Übungscharakter (VU): Techniken psychologisch-diagnostischer Verfahren“)
  • Scientific Literature, Seminar, for Master students: reading, writing, understanding and interpreting scientific papers (“Fachliteraturseminar Psychologische Diagnostik”, FLS)
  • Advanced Research in Psychological Assessment, Seminar, for Master Students: reading, writing, understanding and interpreting methodological papers and statistical models, test design, experimental design, sampling methods (“Forschungsseminar für Fortgeschrittene Psychologischer Diagnostik”, FS)
  • Applied Methods in Psychological Assessment, Seminar, for Master students: item response theory models, confirmatory and exploratory factor analysis, latent class models, cluster analyses, general linear models, sampling design, experimental design (“Repetitorium: Praktische Methoden der Psychologischen Diagnostik”)
  • Scientific Writing, Seminar, for Master students: planning, structuring and writing scientific papers and Master theses (“Scientific Writing für DiplomandInnen in Psychologischer Diagnostik”)

 

Workshops and Seminars

 

2018: mdltm Training Seminar and Workshop at the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, USA, 24. and 27. August 2018 (together with Dr. Frederic Robin and Dr. Hyo Jeong Shin):

  • Item Response Theory and Population Modeling in PISA and PIAAC using mdltm and DGROUP, for advanced researchers: Hybrid, multigroup and multidimensional IRT models, differential item functioning, IRT linking, measurement invariance, latent regression modeling, principal component analyses, variable selection, overparameterization

 

2017: PISA Analysis and Design Workshop for National Project Managers (NPM) in Belgium, Brussels, 01.-03. November 2017 (together with Dr. Kentaro Yamamoto and Dr. Hyo Jeong Shin):

  • Item Response Theory and Population Modeling in Large-Scale Assessments: Principals of adaptive testing and multistage test (MST) designs, introduction to IRT modeling in mdltm, measurement invariance, IRT linking, latent regression modeling, generation of plausible values, use of plausible values in secondary analysis

 

2016: PISA Analysis Workshop for National Project Managers (NPM) at the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, USA, 21.-12. July 2016 (together with Dr. Matthias von Davier and Dr. Eugenio Gonzalez):

  • Item Response Theory and Population Modeling in Large-Scale Assessments: Introduction to IRT modeling in mdltm, measurement invariance, IRT linking, latent regression modeling, generation of plausible values, use of plausible values in secondary analysis

 

2016: mdltm Training Seminar and Workshop at the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, USA, 09.-11. February 2016 (together with Dr. Matthias von Davier and Dr. Jonathan Weeks):

  • Item Response Theory Modeling in mdltm, for advanced researchers: Rasch model, 2PLM, mixture distribution, multigroup and multidimensional IRT models, differential item functioning, IRT linking, measurement invariance

 

2012: ICO Fall School (Interuniversity Centre for Educational Sciences in the Netherlands):Workshop, 06.-07. November 2012, Spain (together with Prof. Dr. Claus H. Carstensen, University of Bamberg):

  • Item Response Theory Modeling for Longitudinal Data, workshop, for PhD students: psychometric modelling using the software mdltm
  • Psychometrics (Latent Variable Models)
  • Large Scale-Assessment Methodologies and Longitudinal Data
  • Computer/Digital-based Assessments
  • Modeling of Process Data and Response Behavior
  • Psychological and Educational Measurement
  • Survey Design

SPECIAL ISSUES IN JOURNALS (GUEST EDITOR)

Khorramdel, L., Pokropek, A., & van Rijn, P. (2019, 2020, forthcoming). Special issue “Establishing Comparability and Measurement Invariance in Large-Scale Assessments” in Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling (associate/guest editor).

Khorramdel, L., Jeon, M., & Wang, L. (2019). Special issue “Advances in Modeling Response styles and Related Phenomena” in the British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 72 (3). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/20448317/current

BOOKS (EDITOR)

Khorramdel, L., von Davier, M., & Yamamoto, K. (Eds.) (2020, forthcoming). Innovative Computer-Based International Large-Scale Assessments – Foundations, Methodologies and Quality Assurance Procedures. Springer.

Kubinger, K. D., Frebort, M., Khorramdel, L., & Weitensfelder, L. (Eds.) (2012). Self-Assessment: Theorie und Konzepte [Self-Assessments: Theory and Conceptions]. Pabst Science Publishers.


JOURNAL ARTICLES

von Davier, M., Khorramdel, L., He, Q., Shin, H., & Chen, H. (2019). Developments in Psychometric Population Models for Technology-Based Large-Scale Assessments – An Overview of Challenges and Opportunities. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 44, 671-705. https://doi.org/10.3102/1076998619881789

Khorramdel, L., Jeon, M., & Wang, L. (2019). Editorial: Advances in Modeling Response styles and Related Phenomena. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 72, 393-400. DOI:10.1111/bmsp.12190

Khorramdel, L., von Davier, M., & Pokropek, A. (2019). Combining Mixture Distribution and Multidimensional IRTree Models for the Measurement of Extreme Response Styles. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 72, 538-559. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/bmsp.12179

von Davier, M., Yamamoto, K., Shin, H., Chen, H., Khorramdel, L., Weeks, J., Davis, S., Kong, N., & Kandathil, M. (2019). Evaluating Item Response Theory Linking and Model fit for Data from PISA 2000-2012. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 26, 466-488. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/0969594X.2019.1586642

Yamamoto, K., Shin, H. J., & Khorramdel, L. (2018). Multistage Adaptive Testing Design in International Large-Scale Assessments. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 37, 16-27. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/emip.12226

Yamamoto, K., Khorramdel, L., & Shin, H. J. (2018). Introducing multistage adaptive testing into international large-scale assessments designs using the example of PIAAC. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 60, 347-368.

Von Davier, M., Shin, H., Khorramdel. L., & Stankov, L. (2017). The Effects of Vignette Scoring on Reliability and Validity. Applied Psychological Measurement, 42, 1-16. DOI: 10.1177/0146621617730389

Khorramdel, L., von Davier, M., Bertling, J. P., Roberts, R. D., & Kyllonen, P. C. (2017). Recent IRT approaches to test and correct for response styles in PISA background questionnaire data: A feasibility study. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 59, 71-92.

Rikoon, S. H., Brenneman, M., Kim, L. E., Khorramdel, L., MacCann, C., Burrus, J., & Roberts, R. D. (2016). Facets of conscientiousness and their differential relationships with cognitive ability factors. Journal of Research in Personality, 61, 22-34. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2016.01.002

Khorramdel, L. (2014). The influence of different rating scales on impression management in high stakes assessment. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 56, 146-159.

Khorramdel, L., & von Davier, M. (2014). Measuring response styles across the Big Five: A multi-scale extension of an approach using multinomial processing trees. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 49, 161-177. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00273171.2013.866536

Khorramdel, L., Kubinger, K. D., & Uitz, A. (2014). The influence of item order on intentional response distortion in the assessment of high potentials: assessing pilot applicants. International Journal of Psychology, 49, 131-139. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12015

von Davier, M. & Khorramdel, L. (2013). Differentiating response styles and construct related responses: A new IRT approach using bifactor and second-order models. In: Millsap, R. E., van der Ark, L. A., Bolt, D.M., & Woods, C. M. (eds.), New Developments in Quantitative Psychology: Presentations from the 77th Annual Psychometric Society Meeting (pp. 463-488), New York: Springer.

Kubinger, K. D., Frebort, M., Khorramdel, L., & Weitensfelder, L. (2013). Prinzipien und Verfahren der Self-Assessments vom “Wiener Autorenkollektiv Studienberatungstests”. Wirtschaftspsychologie, 13, 17-24.

Kubinger, K. D., Hohensinn, C., Hofer, S., Khorramdel, L., Frebort, M., Holocher-Ertl, S., Reif, M., & Sonnleitner, P. (2011). Designing the test booklets for Rasch Model calibration in a large scale assessment with reference to numerous moderator variables and several ability dimensions. Educational Research and Evaluation, 17, 483-495.

Hohensinn, C., Kubinger, K. D., Reif, M., Schleicher, E., & Khorramdel, L. (2011). Analysing item position effects due to test booklet design within large-scale assessment. Educational Research and Evaluation, 17, 497-509.

Kubinger, K. D., Deimann, P., Frebort, M., Hohensinn, C., Holocher-Ertl, S., Kastner-Koller, U., & Khorramdel, L. (2011). Aktuelle Anforderungen an Forschung, Lehre und Praxis der Psychologischen Diagnostik [Current Challenges of Psychological Assessment for Research, Teaching, and Practice]. Psychologie in Österreich [Psychology in Austria], 2, 95-101.

Khorramdel, L., & Kubinger, K. D. (2011). Objektive Persönlichkeitstests – Experimentalpsychologische Verhaltensdiagnostik [Objective Personality Tests – Experiment-Based Assessment of Behaviour]. Psychologie in Österreich [Psychology in Austria], 2, 118-123.

Khorramdel, L., & Frebort, M. (2011). Context effects on test performance: What about test order? European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 27, 103-110.

Khorramdel, L., & Kubinger, K. D. (2008). Psychologische Instrumente in der Personalauswahl: Chancen der experimentellen Verhaltensdiagnostik [Psychological measurements in personnel selection: Chances of experiment-based assessments of behaviour]. Personalmanager – Zeitschrift für Human Resources, 2008/4, 31-33.

Hohensinn, C., Kubinger, K. D., Reif, M., Holocher-Ertl, S., Khorramdel, L., & Frebort, M. (2008). Examining item-position effects in large-scale assessment using the Linear Logistic Test Model. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling [formerly: Psychology Science Quarterly], 50, 391-402.

Kubinger, K. D., Frebort, M., Khorramdel, L., Weitensfelder, L., Sonnleitner, P., Hohensinn, C., Reif, M., Gruber K., & Holocher-Ertl, S. (2008) Large Scale Assessment at the Austrian Educational Standards: a Review. Testing International, 19, 15-16.

Kubinger, K. D., Frebort, M., Holocher-Ertl, S., Khorramdel, L., Sonnleitner, P., Weitensfelder, L., Hohensinn, C., & Reif, M. (2007). Large-Scale Assessment zu den Bildungsstandards in Österreich: Testkonzept, Testdurchführung und Ergebnisverwertung [Large-scale assessment at the Austrian educational standards: test concept, test implementation and application of the results]. Erziehung und Unterricht, 7-8, 588-599.

Khorramdel, L., & Kubinger, K. D. (2006). The Effect of Speediness on Personality Questionnaires: An Experiment on Applicants within a Job Recruiting Procedure. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling [formerly: Psychology Science Quarterly], 48, 378-397.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Khorramdel, L., von Davier, M., Gonzalez, E., & Yamamoto K.(2019, in press). Plausible Values – Principles of Item Response Theory and Multiple Imputations. In D. B. Maehler & B. Rammstedt (Eds.), Large-Scale Cognitive Assessment: Analysing PIAAC Data (pp. XX-XX). New York: Springer.

Kirsch, I., Yamamoto, K., & Khorramdel, L. (2019, in press). Design and Key Features of the PIAAC Survey of Adults. In D. B. Maehler & B. Rammstedt (Eds.), Large-Scale Cognitive Assessment: Analysing PIAAC Data (pp. XX-XX). New York: Springer.

Khorramdel, L., Shin, H. & von Davier, M. (2019, in press). GDM software mdltm including parallel EM algorithm. In M. von Davier & Y.-S. Lee (Eds.), Handbook of Psychometric Models for Cognitive Diagnosis (pp. XX-XX). New York: Springer.

Khorramdel, L. & von Davier, M. (2016). Item Response Theory as a Framework for Test Construction. In K. Schweizer & C. Distefano (Eds.), Principles and methods of test construction: standards and recent advancements (pp. 52-80), Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Weitensfelder, L., Undeutsch, N., Khorramdel, L., & Useini, C. (2012). Intrinsische Studienmotivaton: Interesse, Erwartungen und Selbstkonzept eigener Fähigkeiten [Intrinsic study motivation: Interest, expectation and self-concept of one’s own abilities]. In K. D. Kubinger, M. Frebort, L. Khorramdel, & L. Weitensfelder (Eds.). Self-Assessment: Theorie und Konzepte [Self-Assessments: Theory and Concepts] (pp. 119-142). Pabst Science Publishers.

Khorramdel, L., & Maurer, M. (2012). Das Wiener Studieneignungs-Persönlichkeitsinventar [The Viennese Study-Qualification Personality Inventory]. In K. D. Kubinger, M. Frebort, L. Khorramdel, & L. Weitensfelder (Eds.). Self-Assessment: Theorie und Konzepte [Self-Assessments: Theory and Concepts] (pp. 103-118). Pabst Science Publishers.

Khorramdel, L., Maurer, M., Frebort, M., & Kubinger, K. D. (2012). Ein Anforderungsprofil als Voraussetzung eines Self-Assessments zur Studienwahlberatung – am Beispiel „Architektur“ [A requirement profile as basis for a Self-Assessment for study selection guidance]. In K. D. Kubinger, M. Frebort, L. Khorramdel, & L. Weitensfelder (Eds.). Self-Assessment: Theorie und Konzepte [Self-Assessments: Theory and Concepts] (pp. 49-62). Pabst Science Publishers.

Frebort, M., & Khorramdel, L. (2010). Auswahl von Tierpflegerschülern – der Jahrgang 2009/10 [Selection of zookeeper students 2009/10]. In K. D. Kubinger & T. M. Ortner (Eds.). Psychologische Diagnostik in Fallbeispielen (pp.287-305). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Khorramdel, L. (2010). Potenzialanalyse zur Führungskräfteentwicklung – Herr M., 25 Jahre [Analysis of potential regarding development of managers – Mr. M., 25 years]. In K. D. Kubinger & T. M. Ortner (Eds.). Psychologische Diagnostik in Fallbeispielen (pp. 317-330). Göttingen: Hogrefe.


TESTS - INSTRUMENTS

Khorramdel, L., & Frebort, M. (unpublished, all rights reserved for the AUVA). FAAR – Fragebogen zur Erfassung der persönlichen Achtsamkeit im Umgang mit alltäglichen Risiken [Questionnaire for measuring personal awareness in dealing with daily risks].

Khorramdel, L. (2014). WSP-2 – Wiener Studieneignungs-Persönlichkeitsinventar 2 [Viennese Study-Qualification Personality Inventory 2]. Mödling: Schuhfried GmbH.

Khorramdel, L., & Maurer, M. (2012). WSP – Wiener Studieneignungs-Persönlichkeitsinventar [Viennese Study-Qualification Personality Inventory]. Mödling: Schuhfried GmbH.

SCRIPTS FOR LECTURES

Khorramdel, L. & Frebort, M. (2011). Fragebogen- und Erhebungsinstrumentenkonstruktion [Questionnaire and Test Construction]. Skriptum zur Lehrveranstaltung. Betriebswirtschaft & Wirtschaftspsychologie Bachelor. Wien: FFH Gesellschaft zur Erhaltung und Durchführung von Fachhochschulstudiengängen m. b. H.

Frebort, M. & Khorramdel, L. (2011). Wirtschaftspsychologische Erhebungsinstrumente [Survey Instruments of Business Psychology]. Skriptum zur Lehrveranstaltung. Betriebswirtschaft & Wirtschaftspsychologie Bachelor. Wien: FFH Gesellschaft zur Erhaltung und Durchführung von Fachhochschulstudiengängen m. b. H.

SOFTWARE MANUAL

Shin, H. J., Khorramdel, L., Xu, X., & von Davier, M. (unpublished). Software manual for mdltm – A software for multidimensional discrete latent trait models.


UNPUBLISHED DISSERTATION AND MASTER THESIS

Khorramdel, L. (2010). Context effects in personnel selection: The influence of different contexts on the self-description in personality questionnaires as well as on test scores of cognitive ability tests and objective personality tests. Unpublished Dissertation (Advisor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mag. Klaus D. Kubinger), University of Vienna.

Khorramdel, L. (2004). Ein Experiment zur Verfälschbarkeit von Persönlichkeitsfragebogen: Bewerber in Selektionssituationen. [An experiment on the fakability of personality questionnaires: Applicants in selection situations]. Unpublished Master Thesis, (Advisor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mag. Klaus D. Kubinger), University of Vienna.


TECHNICAL REPORTS AND PROJECT REPORTS

OECD (2017). PISA 2015 Technical Report - Draft, chapter 9 (Scaling PISA Cognitive Data). OECD Publishing: Paris.

OECD 2017). PISA 2015 Technical Report - Draft, chapter 12 (Scaling Outcomes). OECD Publishing: Paris.

Krenzke, T., VanDeKerckhove W., Thornton, N., Diaz-Hoffmann, L., Hogan, J., Mohadjer, L., Li, L., Li, J., Yamamoto, K., Khorramdel, L., & Ali, U. S. (2019). U.S. Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) 2012/2014/2017: Main Study, National Supplement, and PIAAC 2017 Technical Report (NCES 2020042). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics. Available from http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch.

Yamamoto, K., Khorramdel, L., & von Davier, M. (2013, updated 2016). Scaling PIAAC cognitive data. In OECD (2013), Technical Report of the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), chapter 17 (pp. 406-438), PIAAC, OECD Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.oecd.org/site/piaac/All%20PIACC%20Technical%20Report%20final.pdf

Yamamoto, K., Khorramdel, L., & von Davier, M. (2013, updated 2016). Scaling outcomes. In OECD (2013), Technical Report of the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), chapter 18 (pp. 439-466), PIAAC, OECD Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.oecd.org/site/piaac/All%20PIACC%20Technical%20Report%20final.pdf

Yamamoto, K., Khorramdel, L., & von Davier, M. (2013, updated 2016). Proficiency scale construction. In OECD (2013), Technical Report of the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), chapter 19 (pp. 467-488), PIAAC, OECD Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.oecd.org/site/piaac/All%20PIACC%20Technical%20Report%20final.pdf

Khorramdel, L., Scheck, S., & Becker, F. (2012). Abschlussbericht: Fragebogen zur Einschätzung der persönlichen Achtsamkeit im Umgang mit alltäglichen Risiken (FAAR): Konzept, Entwicklung, testtheoretische Überprüfung [Final report: Questionnaire for measuring personal awareness in dealing with daily risks (FAAR): Concept, development, testtheoretical evaluation]. Berichtsreihe der Test- und Beratungsstelle. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Ztrivas, S., Weitensfelder, L., Khorramdel, L., Scheck, T., & Kubinger, K. D. (2012). Abschlussbericht: Instrument zur „Informellen Kompetenzmessung“ (IKM) im Vorfeld der Kompetenztests zu den Bildungsstandards in Österreich – Taskentwicklungsprozess und Erstellung der IKM-Versionen für Deutsch und Mathematik am Ende der 3. und 7. Schulstufe 2010-2012 [Final report: Instrument for the “informal measurement of competencies” (IKM) for the Educational Standards in Austria – task development and booklet design for German and Mathematics at the end of the 3. and 7. grade 2010-2012]. Berichtsreihe der Test- und Beratungsstelle. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Hofer, S., Hohensinn, C., Khorramdel, L., & Kubinger, K. D. (2009). Zwischenbericht: Instrument zur „Informellen Kompetenzmessung“ (IKM) im Vorfeld der Kompetenztests zu den Bildungsstandards in Österreich –Taskentwicklungsprozess und Erstellung der IKM-Versionen (Testformenerstellung) für Deutsch und Mathematik am Ende der 3. und 7. Schulstufe 2009-2010 [Progress report: Instrument for the “informal measurement of competencies” (IKM) for the Educational Standards in Austria – task development and booklet design for German and Mathematics at the end of the 3. and 7. grade 2009-2010]. Berichtsreihe der Test- und Beratungsstelle. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Kubinger, K. D., Khorramdel, L., Hohensinn, C., Sonnleitner, P., Schleicher, E., Reif, M., Yanagida, T., Weitensfelder, L., Frebort, M., Holocher-Ertl, S., & Gruber, K. (2009). Abschlussbericht: Standard-Tests zu den Bildungsstandards in Österreich – Itementwicklungsprozess und Testformenerstellung für Deutsch und Mathematik am Ende der 4. und 8. Schulstufe 2004-2008 [Final report: Standard-Tests for the Educational Standards in Austria – item development and booklet design for German and Mathematics at the end of the 4. and 8. grade 2004-2008]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 14. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien

Hohensinn, C., Yanagida, T., Kubinger, K.D., Reif, M., Sonnleitner, P., & Khorramdel, L. (2008): Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Lese-Kompetenztests (4. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 3: 2008) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Reading Competency Test (8. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 3: 2008)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 13. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Hohensinn, C., Yanagida, T., Kubinger, K.D., Reif, M., Sonnleitner, P., & Khorramdel, L. (2008): Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Lese-Kompetenztests (4. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 3: 2008) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Reading Competency Test (8. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 3: 2008)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 13. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Hohensinn, C., Schleicher, E., Reif, M., K., Kubinger, K.D., Yanagida, T., & Khorramdel, L. (2009): Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Lese-Kompetenztests (8. Schulstufe) (Phase 3: 2008), des Sprachbewusstsein-Kompetenztests (8. Schulstufe) (Phase 1: 2008) sowie des Schreibtests (8. Schulstufe) (Phase 1: 2008) gemäß Bildungsstandard [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Reading Competency Test (8. grade) (Stage 3: 2008), the Language Consciousness Competency Test (8. grade) (Stage 1: 2008) and the Writing Test (8. grade) (Stage 1: 2008) for the Educational Standards]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 12. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Hohensinn, C., Reif, M., Kubinger, K.D., Sonnleitner, P., Khorramdel, L., & Frebort, M. (2008): Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Lese-Kompetenztests (8. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 2: 2007) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Reading Competency Test (8. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 2: 2007)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 8. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Hohensinn, C., Reif, M., Kubinger, K.D., Sonnleitner, P., Khorramdel, L., & Frebort, M. (2007): Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Lese-Kompetenztests (8. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 1: 2006) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Reading Competency Test (8. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 1: 2006)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 4. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Reif, M., Yanagida, T., Kubinger, K.D., Hohensinn, C., Schleicher, E., & Khorramdel, L. (2008): Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Mathematik-Kompetenztests (4. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 3: 2008) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Mathematics Competency Test (4. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 3: 2008)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 10. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien. 

Hohensinn, C., Reif, M., Kubinger, K.D., Gruber, K., Khorramdel, L., & Frebort, M. (2007). Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Mathematik-Kompetenztests (4. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 2: 2007) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Mathematics Competency Test (4. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 2: 2007)]Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereichs Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 7. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien.

Hohensinn, C., Reif, M., Kubinger, K.D., Khorramdel, L., & Frebort, M. (2007). Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Mathematik-Kompetenztests (4. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 1: 2006) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Mathematics Competency Test (4. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 1: 2006)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 2. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien.  

Reif, M., Yanagida, T., Kubinger, K.D., Hohensinn, C., Sonnleitner, P., & Khorramdel, L. (2008). Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Mathematik-Kompetenztests (8. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 4: 2008) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Mathematics Competency Test (8. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 4: 2008)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 11. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien.

Hohensinn, C., Reif, M., Kubinger, K.D., Khorramdel, L., Holocher-Ertl, S., Gruber, K., & Frebort, M. (2007). Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Mathematik-Kompetenztests (8. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 3: 2007) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Mathematics Competency Test (8. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 3: 2007)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 6. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien.

Hohensinn, C., Reif, M., Holocher-Ertl, S., Kubinger, K.D., Khorramdel, L., & Frebort, M. (2008). Forschungsbericht: Testtheoretische Analyse des Mathematik-Kompetenztests (8. Schulstufe) gemäß Bildungsstandards (Phase 2: 2006) [Technical report: Testtheoretical analysis of the Mathematics Competency Test (8. grade) for the Educational Standards (Stage 2: 2006)]. Forschungsberichte der Test- und Beratungsstelle des Arbeitsbereich Psychologische Diagnostik, Heft 3. Wien: Fakultät für Psychologie, Universität Wien.

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Reviewer for Journals: Advances and Applications in Statistical Science, Alberta Journal of Educational Research, British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, EDUKACJA Quarterly, European Journal of Psychological Assessment, International Journal of Psychology, Journal of Educational Measurement, Journal of Educational Psychology, Large-scale Assessments in Education, Learning and Instruction, Multivariate Behavioral Research, Psychological Methods, Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, Quantitative Psychology and Measurement (editorial reviewer)