Edwin Cuellar Caicedo

Cito | Psychometric Research Centre | Arnhem | Netherlands

PhD Project

The influence of item format and scoring on comparability

  • Assess measurement invariance associated with item format, assessment delivery, and scoring in international assessments using differential item functioning (DIF) analysis and PISA 2012 data.
  • Examine sources of DIF (e.g., gender, social background).
  • Identify the impact on test fairness and measurement errors.

Curriculum Vitae

Education
  • 2016: Master of Science in Statistics at National University of Colombia in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2012: Bachelor of Science in Statistics at National University of Colombia in Bogotá, Colombia
Work Experience
  • 2017-2018: Head of the Statistical Division at Colombian Institute for Educational Evaluation – Icfes in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2016-2017: Advisor of the Statistical Division at Colombian Institute for Educational Evaluation – Icfes in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2016: Research assistant at Bank of the Republic in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2014-2016: Statistician at Colombian Institute for Educational Evaluation – Icfes in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2013-2014: Statistician at Econometria Consulting in Bogotá, Colombia
Publications and Presentations
  • Cuellar, E. (2018). Retos en la evaluación de la educación en Colombia: una mirada desde la Estadística. Presentation at XXVIII Simposio Internacional de Estadística. Bucaramanga, Colombia.
  • Barona, F. & Cuellar, E. (2017). Construcción y medición de índices de impacto cultural. Presentation at XX Encuentro de Fundacult. San José, Costa Rica.
  • Cuellar, E., Guerrero, S. & López, D. (2016). Proposal of a socio-economic index for students who present Saber Pro tests. Comunicaciones en Estadística, 9 (1), 85-97. DOI
  • Cuellar, E. (2016). Formulación de una metodología que combina herramientas del análisis de redes y los modelos basados en agentes. Master thesis available from BDigital Repositorio Institucional UN. (ID. Number 51916).
  • Cuellar, E. & Barona, F. (2014). Índices de impacto cultural. Borradores de Gestión Cultural. Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Cuellar, E. (2014). Estudio de Valor Agregado en la Educación Superior en Colombia. Presentation at V Seminario Internacional de Investigación sobre Calidad de la Educación. Bogotá, Colombia.
Further Qualifications
  • 2014: Advanced course A stochastic process approach to agent-based modeling and simulation at Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany