Publications (updated 10/9)

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1. Shermis, M. D., Lottridge, S., & Mayfield, E. (2015). The impact of anonymization for automated essay scoring. Journal of Educational Measurement, 52(4), 419–436. http://doi.org/10.1111/jedm.12093/full    


2. Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J., Brew, C., Higgins, D., & Zechner, K. (2015). Recent innovations in machine scoring. In S. Lane, T. Haladyna & M. Raymond (Eds.), Handbook of test development, Second Edition (pps. 335-354). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis/Routledge.

 

3. Shermis, M. D. (in press). The role of machine scoring in summative and formative assessment. In R. W. Lissitz (Ed.), The next generation of testing: Common Core Standards, Smarter-Balanced, PARCC, and the nationwide testing movement. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

 

4. Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J. C., Elliot, N., Miel, S., & Foltz, P. W. (2015). Instructional applications for automated writing evaluation. In C. A. McArthur, S. Graham & J. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Handbook of writing research (2nd Edition) (pps 395-409). New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

 

5. Shermis, M. D., & Morgan, J. (2015). Using prizes to facilitate change in educational assessment In F. Drasgow (Ed.), Technology in testing: Measurement Issues (pps. 323-338). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

 

6. Shermis, M. D. (2015). Contrasting state-of-the-art in the machine scoring of short-form constructed responses. Educational Assessment, 20, 1-20.  doi: 10.1080/10627197.2015.997617

 

7. Shermis, M. D. (2014). The challenges of emulating human behavior in writing assessment. Assessing Writing, 22, 91-99. doi: 10.1016/j.asw.2014.07.002

 

8. Shermis, M. D. (2014).  State-of-the-art automated essay scoring: Competition, results, and future directions from a United States demonstration. Assessing Writing, 20, 53-76. Doi: 10.1016/j.asw.2013.04.001

 

9. Shermis, M. D., & Burstein, J. (Eds) (2013). Handbook of automated essay evaluation: Current applications and new directions. New York, NY: Routledge.

 

10. Shermis, M. D., & Burstein, J. (2013). Introduction.  In M. D. Shermis & J. Burstein (Eds.), Handbook of automated essay evaluation: Current applications and new directions (pps. 1-15). New York, NY: Routledge.

 

11.  Shermis, M. D., & Hamner, B. (2013). Contrasting state-of-the-art automated scoring of essays. In M. D. Shermis & J. Burstein (Eds.), Handbook of automated essay evaluation: Current applications and new directions (pps. 313-346). New York, NY: Routledge.

 

12. Koskey, K., & Shermis, M. D. (2013). Scaling and norming for automated essay evaluation. In M. D. Shermis and J. Burstein (Eds), Handbook of automated essay evaluation: Current applications and new directions (pps. 199-220). New York, NY: Routledge.

 

13. Morgan, J., Shermis, M. D., Van Deventer, L., Vander Ark, T. (2013).  Automated Student Assessment Prize: Phase 1 & Phase 2: A case study to promote focused innovation in student writing assessment.  Seattle, WA: Getting Smart (retrieved from http://gettingsmart.com/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/ASAP-Case-Study-FINAL.pdf)

 

14. Shermis, M. D., & Di Vesta, F. (2011). Classroom assessment in action. Lanham, MA: Rowman & Littlefield.

 

15. Di Vesta, F. J., Apel, S., & Shermis, M. D. (2011). Instructor's manual for classroom assessment in action. Lanham, MA: Rowman & Littlefield.

 

16. Shermis, M. D. (2010). Automated essay scoring in a high stakes testing environment. In V. J. Shute & B. J. Becker (Eds.), Innovative assessment for the 21st century (pp. 167-185). New York, NY: Springer.

 

17. Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J., Higgins, D., & Zechner, K. (2010). Automated essay scoring: Writing assessment and instruction. In E. Baker, B. McGaw & N. S. Petersen (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Education (Vol. 4, pp. 20-26). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

 

18. Shermis, M. D., & Long, S. K. (2009). Multitrait-multimethod analysis of FCAT reading and writing: Or is it writing and reading? Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 27(4), 296-311.

 

19. Benson, N., Oakland, T., & Shermis, M. D. (2009) Cross-national invariance of children's temperament. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 27, 3-16.

 

20.  Shermis, M. D., Shneyderman, A., & Attali, Y. (2008). How important is content in the ratings of essay assessments?  Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy, and Practice, 15(1), 91-105.

 

21. Shermis, M. D. (2007).  Modern measurement: Theory, principles, and applications of mental appraisal [Book Review].  International Journal of Testing, 7(4), 1-3.

 

22. Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J., & Leacock, C. (2006).  Applications of computers in assessment and analysis of writing.  In C.  A. McArthur, S. Graham, & J. Fitzgerald, Handbook of writing research.  New York, NY: Guilford Press, pp. 403-416.

 

23. Blanton, L., & Shermis, M. D. (2006).  FCAT pros and cons.  FIU Magazine, 13, 28-29.       

 

24. Shermis, M. D. (2003).  Facing off on automated essay scoring.  Assessment Update, 15(2), 4-5.

 

25. Shermis, M. D., & Burstein, J. (2003). Automated essay scoring: A cross-disciplinary perspective.  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

 

26. Shermis, M. D., & Averitt, J. (2002).  Where did all the data go? Internet security for web-based assessments.  Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 21(2), 20-25.

 

27. Shermis, M. D., & Barrera, F. D. (2002).  Automated essay scoring for electronic portfolios.  Assessment Update, 14(4), 1-2.

 

28. Shermis, M. D., & Daniels, K. (2002).  Web applications in assessment.  In T. W. Banta (ed.), Building a Scholarship of Assessment.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp. 148-166.

 

29. Shermis, M. D., Koch, C. M., Page, E. B., Keith, T. Z., & Harrington, S. (2002). Trait ratings for automated essay grading.  Educational and Psychological Measurement, 62(1), 5-18.

 

30. Shermis, M. D. , Rasmussen, J. L., Rajecki, D. W., Olson, J., & Marsiglio, C. (2001).  All prompts are created equal, but some prompts are more equal than others. Journal of Applied Measurement, 2(2), 154-170.

 

31. Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., Olson, J., & Harrington, S. (2001).  On-line grading of student essays: PEG goes on the World Wide Web.  Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 26(3), 247-259.

 

32. Shermis, M. D. (2001).  Computer assisted assessments in higher education [book review].  Assessment Update, 13(3), 16.

 

33. Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., & Bublitz, S. T. (2001).  Controlling testing and computer anxiety: Test performance under CAT and SAT conditions.  Journal of Educational Computing Research, 24(1), 57-75.

 

34. Shermis, M. D., & Daniels, K. (2001).  Automated essay grading for electronic portfolios.  Assessment Update, 13(1), 10.

 

35. Shermis, M. D. (2001).  Computer assisted assessments in higher education [book review].  Assessment Update, 13(3), 16.

 

36. Harrington, S., Shermis, M. D., & Rollins, A. (2000).  The influence of word processing on English placement test results.  Computers and Composition, 17(2), 197-210.

 

37. Printz, B., Shermis, M. D., & Webb, P. M. (1999).  Stress buffering factors related to adolescent coping: A path analysis.  Adolescence, 34(136), 715-734.

 

38. Shermis, M. D., & Lombard, D. (1999).  A comparison of survey data collected by self-completed mail questionnaire and electronic mail.  Journal of Business and Psychology, 14(2), 341-354.

 

39. Shermis, M. D., Webb, P. M., & Mzumara, H. R.  (1999). An assessment of the concurrent validity and reliability of the Merkler Style Preference Inventory (MSPI).  Journal of Career Assessment, 7(2), 173-185.

 

40. Shermis, M. D. (1999). Customquiz: Utilizing the World Wide Web for internet-based tests and surveys.  Assessment Update, 11(5), 10.

 

41. Shermis, M. D., & Lombard, D. (1998).  Effects of computer-based test administrations on test anxiety and performance.  Computers in Human Behavior, 14(1), 111-123.

 

42. Shermis, M. D., & Chang, S. H. (1997).  The use of IRT to investigate the hierarchical nature of a college mathematics curriculum.  Educational and Psychological Measurement, 57(3), 450-458.

 

43. Shermis, M. D., Falkenberg, B., Appel, V. M., & Cole, R. W. (1996).  Construction of a faking detector scale for a biodata survey instrument. Military Psychology, 8(4), 83-94.

 

44. Shermis, M. D., Fulkerson, J., & Banta, T. W. (1996). Computerized adaptive math tests for elementary talent development selection.  Roeper Review, 19(2), 91-95.

 

45. Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., & Webb, P. M. (1996).  Computerized adaptive skill assessment in a statewide testing program.  Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 29(1), 49-67.

 

46. Shermis, M. D., Wolting, M., & Lombard, D. (1996). Development of a computerized test for college reading placement.  Journal of Developmental Education, 20(2), 18-24.

 

47. Young, R. F., Shermis, M. D., Brutten, S. R., & Perkins, K. (1996).  From conventional to computer-adaptive testing of ESL reading comprehension.  System, 24 (1), 23-40.

 

48. Young, R. L., & Shermis, M. D. (1993).  Computer-adaptive testing in HyperCard™. CAELL Journal, 4(3), 20-25.

 

49. Shermis, M. D., & St. George, R. (1992).  Item bias in mathematics achievement: The Progressive Achievement Tests for Mathematics.  Psychological Test Bulletin, 5, 98-112.

 

50. Shermis, M. D., Rudin, D., & Chandler, L. A.  (1992).  An extension of the norms for the Stress Response Scale for Children.  Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 5, 65-75.

 

51. Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., Berger, C. F., & Anderson, E. (1991).  Using microcomputers for social science research.  Newton, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

 

52. Chandler, L. A., El-Samadony, E. I., Shermis, M. D., & El-Khatib, A. T. (1991).  Behavioral responses of children to stress.  School Psychology International, 12, 195-207.

 

53. Shermis, M. D. (1990).  [Review of An introduction to survey research and data analysis].  Contemporary Psychology, 35(6), 618.

 

54. Oakland, T. D., Shermis, M. D., & Coleman, M. C. (1990).  Teacher perceptions of differences among learning disabled and non-learning disabled elementary pupils within referred samples.  Journal of Learning Disabilities, 23(8), 499-504, 520.

 

55. Chandler, L. A., & Shermis, M. D. (1990).  A paradigm for the study of childhood stress.  In J.H. Humphrey (Ed.), Human stress: Current selected research, Volume 4.  New York: AMS Press, Inc.

 

56. Hsu, T. C., & Shermis, M. D. (1989).  The development and evaluation of a microcomputerized adaptive placement testing system for college mathematics.  Journal of Educational Computing Research, 5(4), 473-485.

 

57. Oakland, T. D., & Shermis, M. D. (1989).  Factor structure of the Sociocultural Scales.   Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 7, 335-342.

 

58. Telch, M., Shermis, M. D., & Lucas, J. (1989).  Anxiety sensitivity: Unitary personality trait or domain-specific appraisals?  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 3(1), 25-32.

 

59. Chandler, L. A., Shermis, M. D., & Lempert, M. E. (1989).  The Need-Threat Analysis: A scoring system for the Children's Apperception Test.  Psychology in the Schools, 26, 47-54.

 

60. Chandler, L. A., & Shermis, M. D. (1986). Behavioral responses to stress: Profile patterns of children. Journal of  Clinical Child  Psychology, 15(4), 317-322.

 

61. Shermis, M. D., & Givner, C. (1986).  Implications of analog-to-digital technology for social sciences. A review and preview.  Social Science Microcomputer Review, 4(3), 295-309.

 

62. Shermis, M. D. (1986).  Point and click: Using microcomputer statistical packages in the classroom.  The Educational Statistician, 15(1), 2-9.

 

63. Shermis, M. D. (1985). A data base management approach to CBT. Educational Technology, 25(3), 43-46.

 

64. Chandler, L. A., & Shermis, M. D. (1985). Assessing Behavioral Responses to Stress. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 45, 825-844.

 

65. Chandler, L. A., Shermis, M. D., & Marsh, J. (1985).  The use of the Stress Response Scale in diagnostic assessment.  Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 3(1), 15-30.

 

66. Chandler, L. A., Million, M. E., & Shermis, M. D. (1985). The incidence of stressful life events of elementary school-aged children. American Journal of Community Psychology, 13(6), 743-746.

 

67. Shermis, M. D. (1985). [Review of Program evaluation: A practitioner's guide for trainers and educators.] Evaluation News, 6(4), 41-43.

 

68. Shermis, M. D. (1983). Calculating necessary sample sizes the easy way.  [Review of SampleCalc..] Contemporary Educational Review, 1(4), 56-57.

 

69. Shermis, M. D., & Stemmer, P. M. (1983). ADP literacy program: Facilitators handbook. Cleveland, OH: Veterans Administration.

 

70. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., & Stemmer, P. M. (1983). Microcomputers in telephone interviewing & Computer assisted observation. In W.R. Borg & M. D. Gall.  Educational research: An introduction (4th ed.) (pps. 448-451, 486-488). New York: Longman.

© Mark Shermis 2014