National and International Conferences

  1. Anderson, D., and Stevens, J. J. (April, 2018). Exploring and visualizing achievement and school effects. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York, NY.

  2. Stegenga, S., Anderson, D., Munger, K., and Wennerstrom, E. K. (March, 2018). Big Data… and Babies!? A Mixed Methods Systematic Scoping Review of Strenghts, Challenges, and Implications of Big Data Use in Early Intervention and Eartly Childhood. Poster presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

  3. Anderson, D., Stevens, J. J., and Nese, J. F. T. (April, 2017). Visualizing Achievement Gaps Across the Full Distribution. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Antonio, TX.

  4. Stevens, J. J., Anderson, D., Nese, J. F. T., and Tindal, G. (April, 2017). Using Effect Size Measures to Estimate and Report Achievement Gaps. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Antonio, TX.

  5. Pilger, M., Fien, H., Nelson, N. J., Anderson, D. and Otterstedt, J. (February, 2017). Self-Regulation and Math Achievement: Potential Mitigating Benefits of Instructional Gaming. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

  6. Nese, J. F. T., Anderson, D., and Farley, D. (February, 2017). What Does Reading Intervention Look Like? Poster presented at the annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

  7. Anderson, D., and Stevens, J. J. (December, 2016). Visualizing Achievement Gaps Across the Full Scale. Poster presented at the annual Principal Investigators Meeting, Institute of Education Sciences, Washington, DC.

  8. Anderson, D. (May, 2016). Exploring the Latino-White Achievement Gap Across Disability Classifications Over Time. Poster presented at the Education and Inequality in 21st Century America conference at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.

  9. Anderson, D., and Stevens, J. J. (April, 2016). Cohort and content variability in value-added model school effects. Paper accepted at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC.

  10. Anderson, D., and Stevens, J. J. (April, 2015). Exploring the impact of cohort variability on teacher effects. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL.

  11. Anderson, D. (April, 2015). Within-year variance in mathematics growth between students, teachers, and schools. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

  12. Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S., Nese, J. F. T, Alonzo, J., Tindal, G. (April, 2015). National middle school mathematics within-year growth norms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

  13. Anderson, D., Kahn, J. D., Alonzo, J, and Tindal, G. (April, 2015). Exploring the item factor structure of a CCSS-aligned middle school mathematics CBM. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

  14. Farley, D., Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S., Saven, J. L., and Tindal G. (April, 2015). Modeling reading growth for alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards (AA-AAS). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.  

  15. Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G. (April, 2013). Modeling rater effects in a formative mathematics alignment study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA.

  16. Irvin, P. S., Anderson, D., Saven, J., Alonzo, J. and Tindal, G. (April, 2013). Within-year growth in math: Implications for progress-monitoring using RTI. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

  17. Saven, J., Anderson, D., Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J., and Tindal, G. (April, 2013). Teacher decision making and within-year growth in math. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

  18. Patarapichayatham, C., Nese, J. F. T., & Anderson, D. (April, 2013). Within-year grade 2 math growth: Using a 2PL second-order item response theory growth model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA.

  19. Anderson, D., Alonzo, J., and Tindal, G. (February, 2013). Best practices in oral reading fluency administration. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

  20. Patarapichayatham, C., Anderson, D., & Kamata, A. (Februrary, 2013). Middle School Transition: An Application of Latent Transition Analysis (LTA) on easyCBM® Benchmark Mathematics Data. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Educational Reform, SiemReap, Cambodia.

  21. Anderson, D. (June, 2012). An analysis of growth in alternate assessments. Presented at the annual Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) meeting, National Conference on Student Assessment, Minneapolis, MN.

  22. Alonzo, J., Park, B.J., Lai, C.F., Anderson, D., and Irvin, P. S. (February, 2012). The appropriateness of different types of CBM measures for first- and second-grade students receiving literacy instruction in Spanish. Poster presented at the annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

  23. Park, B. J., Anderson, D., Alonzo, J., and Tindal, G. (April, 2011). Use of Student Growth to Predict State Assessment Performance. Paper presented for the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans LA.

  24. Park, B. J., Anderson, D., Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J., and Tindal, G. (April, 2011). The Classification Accuracy of Mathematics Screening Measures. Poster presented for the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans LA.

  25. Nese, J. F. T., Anderson, D., and Tindal, G. (May, 2010). The invariance of the easyCBM® mathematics measures across educational setting, language, and ethnic groups. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Measurement in Education, Denver CO.  

  26. Anderson, D., Park, B. J., and Tindal, G. (May, 2010). An examination of the easyCBM® benchmark tests and the Oregon statewide tests in grades 6-8 mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

  27. Anderson, D. (May, 2010). Accountability plans and the growth model pilot program: An examination of state policy effects on the percentage of schools making adequate yearly progress. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Regional Conference Presentations

  1. Anderson, D. (June, 2018). Contributing to open source with pretty slides. Presentation at the second annual Cascadia R Conference in Portland, OR. Slides available here.

  2. Anderson, D. (June, 2017). esvis: An R package for effect size visualizations. Presentation at the inaugural Cascadia R Conference in Portland, OR. Slides available here.