Mark Gierl



is Professor of Educational Psychology and the Director of the Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation (CRAME) at the University of Alberta. His specialization is educational and psychological testing, with an emphasis on the application of cognitive principles to assessment practices. Professor Gierl’s current research is focused on automatic item generation and automated essay scoring. His research is funded by the Medical Council of Canada, Elsevier, ACT Inc., and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Dr. Gierl holds the Tier I Canada Research Chair in Educational Measurement. 


Last update: November 2015


Articles published on IXD&A:

Using Automated Processes to Generate Test Items And Their Associated Solutions and Rationales to Support Formative Feedback, N.25, pp. 9 - 20, abstractdownload