Student Profile

Susan Rowe

Ph.D Student - Learning & Mind Sciences

Research Interests

  • Testing fairness for emergent bilinguals
  • Assessments and measurements
  • Psychometrics

Education

Ph.D. Education (in progress, expected 2021)
University of California, Davis, CA

B.A. Psychology (2015)
Minors: Education, Human Development, & Statistics 
University of California, Davis, CA  

Research Experience

Formative Assessments in Mathematics (PI: Jamal Abedi)

Graduate Student Researcher (October 2015 – September 2017)
http://www.famproject.net/home

ELL Accommodation Project (PI: Jamal Abedi)

Graduate Student Researcher (October 2015 – September 2017) 
http://www.ellaccproject.net/

Distinguishing Between Low English Proficiency and Learning Disabilities (PI: Jamal Abedi & Robert Bayley)

Graduate Student Researcher (March 2017 – September 2017)

Publications

Abedi, J., Zhang, Y., Rowe, S. E., & Lee, H. (2020). Examining Effectiveness and Validity of Accommodations for English Language Learners in Mathematics: An Evidence‐Based Computer Accommodation Decision System. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice.

Under Review

Rashedi, R., Rowe, S. E., Thompson, R., Schonert-Reichl, K., & Solari, E. A yoga intervention for young children: Self-regulation and emotion regulation.

Presentations

Rowe, S., & Welsh, M. E. (2020). Evaluating measurement bias for emergent bilingual subpopulations. National Council on Measurement in Education, 2020, San Francisco, California.

Rowe, S. E. (2018). Refining instruments for a formative assessment intervention: IRT modeling and DIF analyses. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2018, New York City, New York.

Zhang, Y., & Rowe, S. (2018). Investigating formative assessment and teachers’ education program in middle school. National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition Annual Meeting, 2018, New York City, New York. 

Zhang, Y., Rowe, S. E., & Christianson, K. (2018). Hierarchical linear model for formative assessment on mathematics learning of middle school students. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2018, New York City, New York.

Zhang, Y., Abedi, J., Bayley, R., Rowe, S., & Banes, L. (2018). Methodological issues in misclassification of English language learners as students with language-related learning disabilities. University of California Center for Research on Special Education, Disabilities, and Developmental Risk, 2018, Davis, California.

Chung, H.Q., Rowe, S. E., & Lee, H. (2017). Teacher use of formative assessment data. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2017, San Antonio, Texas.

Rowe, S. E., Banes, L., & Abedi, J. (2017). Improving explanations: A formative assessment intervention. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2017, San Antonio, Texas.

Jao, A., Killion, J., Rogers, M., Rowe, S., Sabbah, M., Taylor, J. (2014). The public university and the social good: UC Davis student views. Presentation at The Provost’s Forums on the Future of the Public University. Davis, CA.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8fp5koCgck

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant Positions

EDU 100         Intro to Schools (Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Spring 2019)

EDU 110         Educational Psychology (Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Spring 2020)

HDE 100A      Early Childhood and Infancy (Winter 2019, Fall 2019)

HDE 140L      Laboratory in Early Childhood (Spring 2020)

HDE 141         Field Studies with Children and Adolescents (Winter 2020)

Advisors

Primary Advisor

Jamal Abedi

Secondary Advisor

Megan Welsh

Awards and Honors

  • Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellow (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19)
  • NAEP Data Training Workshop, American Institute of Research (June 2018)
  • Highest Honors, Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Davis (2015)

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