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  • Jessica L. W. Miranda

    Director of Assessment, Accreditation, and Accountability

    Department(s)

    • Dean's Office

    Degree(s)

    • 2018 PhD in Educational Psychology, A.B.D. specialization in Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation, University of Hawaii at Manoa
    • 2012 Master of Arts in Second Language Studies, M.A. specializations: (1) Language Assessment, Measurement, and Program Evaluation, and (2) Language Teaching, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    Area(s) of Interest

    • Assessment
    • Measurement
    • Language Education
    • Program Evaluation

    Brief Biography

    Jessica Miranda is the Director of Assessment, Accreditation, and Accountability for the College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM). Her areas of specialization include assessment; measurement; program evaluation, administration, and development; curriculum development; and applied linguistics. Jessica was the recipient of the 2017 Peter and Patricia A. Dunn-Rankin Scholarship for Research in Educational Psychology, the 2014 Innovation and Transformation Award from the College of Education, UHM, and the 2012 Harry Whitten Prize for Scholarly Excellence by the Department of Second Language Studies, UHM. She is a Doctoral Candidate in the PhD in Educational Psychology program with a specialization in Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation, and holds an M.A. in Second Language Studies and a B.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language.

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-6591

    Office

    Everly Hall 128

    Email

    wellsjes@hawaii.edu

    Homepage

    No home page provided.

    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

      Journal Articles

    • Miranda, J. L. W., Wells, J. C., & Jenkins, A. A. (2017). Preparing special education teacher candidates to teach English Language Learners with disabilities: How well are we doing? Language Teaching Research.
    • Conference Proceedings

    • Miranda, J. L. W., Weeldreyer, L., & Harris, J. (2016). The science of improvement in teacher preparation. In Future of Education International Conference (Vol. 6th ed.).
    • Presentations

    • Miranda, J. L. W., & Wells, J. C. (2017, November). Aligning Evidence-Based Practices Across a Program’s Course and Field Experiences in Higher Education. Presented at Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, D.C.
    • Miranda, J. L. W. (2017, September). Using Surveys as Indirect Evidence of Learning in Higher Education. Presented at Hawaiʻi-Pacific Evaluation Association Annual Conference, Kaneohe, HI.
    • Miranda, J. L. W., & Wells, J. C. (2017, September). Evaluating the Integration of Evidence-Based Practices in Higher Education Programs. Presented at Hawaiʻi-Pacific Evaluation Association Annual Conference, Kaneohe, HI.
    • Miranda, J. L. W. (2017, July). Using Psychometric Analysis to Improve Student Surveys. Presented at 24th International Conference on Learning, Honolulu, HI.
    • Miranda, J. L. W. (2017, June). Accreditation Driven Research: Psychometric Analysis of Alumni Surveys. Presented at Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum, Washington, D.C.
    • Miranda, J. L. W., & Hill, Y. (2017, June). Institutional Research with NSSE: Psychometric Analysis & Learning Outcomes. Presented at Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum, Washington, D.C.
    • Miranda, J. L. W., Hill, Y., Hubbard, A., & Zhang, Y. (2017, April). NSSE Implications: Improving Supportive Environment and Measuring Institutional Learning Outcomes. Presented at WASC Academic Resource Conference, San Diego, CA.
    • Miranda, J. L. W. (2017, March). Program Completion and Mentor Surveys as Indirect Evidence of Learning: From Development to Use . Presented at Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit 2015, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.
    • Miranda, J. L. W., & Wells, J. C. (2016, October). Preparing Special Education Teacher Candidates to Teach English Language Learners with Disabilities: How Well Are We Doing? Presented at Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA.
    • Miranda, J. L. W. (2016, April). Utilizing Common Goals and Assessments Across Programs for Improvement. Presented at Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.
    • Miranda, J. L. W., Harris, J., & Weeldreyer, L. (2016, March). Understanding and Addressing Variation in Teacher Preparation: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Presented at Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education, San Francisco, CA.
    • Miranda, J. L. W., Harris, J., & Weeldreyer, L. (2016, February). Breaking Barriers to Effective Data Use in Teacher Preparation. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Las Vegas, NV.
    • Miranda, J. L. W., Carinci, J., Jacobson, C., & Tanner, X. (2015, September). Translating Student Perception Surveys from the K-12 to the Education Preparation Classroom: Lessons Learned from the Field. Presented at Fall Conference for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, Washington, D.C.
    • Research / Evaluation Reports

    • Miranda, J. L. W. (2011, September). Effect of graphic organizers on the reading comprehension of an English language learner with a learning disability (pp. 95-183). Second Language Studies, 30(1).