Kim Koh, BA (Hons), MA, PhD

PhD in Educational Measurement, Evaluation. and Research Methodology The University of British Columbia, Canada

Kim Koh

Areas of Research

Building Teacher Capacity in Classroom Assessment
Design, development, and validation of authentic assessments to support student learning in mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, and STEM. It includes how to design and develop assessment tools to measure 21st-century competencies. The aim is to empower teachers to develop their designers eyes in the design, selection, and use of high-quality classroom assessments that create equitable opportunities to intellectually engage all learners irrespective of their sociocultural backgrounds.
Teacher Assessment Literacy and Professional Development
Design and Implementation of evidence-based professional development including school-based professional learning community and summer institutes in authentic assessment and assessment for learning. The goal is to develop teacher assessment literacy through ongoing, collaborative, and sustained professional learning opportunities.
Problem-based Learning and Assessment in Teacher Education
Investigation of the use of problem-based learning as a signature pedagogy in the design, development , and implementation of assessment curriculum in preservice teacher education. Also includes an examination of the challenges and opportunities faced by both the instructor and students in the process of learning about assessment through problem-based learning.
Test and Survey Development, Adaptation, and Validation
Development, adaptation, and validation of tests and surveys using both exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, as well as item response theory.

Supervising degrees

School and Applied Child Psychology - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Educational Research - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Educational Research - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Educational Research - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Educational Research - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Educational Research - Masters: Seeking Students
Educational Research - Masters: Seeking Students
Bridge to Teaching (Education) - Certificate: Accepting Inquiries
School and Applied Child Psychology - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries

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