This award recognizes the best poster and presentation at the graduate student poster session of the annual FERA meeting. Only graduate student members of FERA are eligible to receive this award. All presenters of the poster session are automatically nominated for the award. Attendants of the poster session evaluate posters during the presentations based on variety of criteria listed in the poster evaluation rubric. Graduate student representatives analyze the rubric scores for each poster; the poster getting the highest score on average is recognized as the best poster. The award winner is announced at the business luncheon of the FERA annual meeting.
2015 Award Winner: Zhongtian Lin, Florida State University
Poster Title: Magnitude of relative reduction in G2 in IRT model selection
Authors: Lin, Z., & Paek, I.
2014 Award Winner: Abdullah Alghamdi, Florida State University
Poster Title: Behavior of the Mantel-Haenszel procedure in the detection of DIF for items having extreme psychometric properties and its comparison with the logistic regression procedure
Authors: Alghamdi, A., Paek, I., & Xia, Y.