Youn-Jeng Choi Associate Professor

Department of Education

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Youn-Jeng Choi is an Associate Professor of Educational Measurement and Evaluation Major at the Department of Education at Ewha Womans University. Her research involves examining methodological issues in educational measurement. Most of her work has focused on (1) test/scale design and development: item analysis and validity study using differential item functioning (DIF) and factor analysis, (2) psychometrics: item response theory (IRT), mixture IRT, equating, and DIF, and (3) Applications using quantitative methodology: Bayesian analysis, multilevel modeling, and longitudinal data analysis.

She earned her Ph.D. in Quantitative Methodology Program at the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Georgia. She worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Research in Learning, Assessing and Tutoring Effectively (RELATE) Educational Research Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She also served as an Assistant Professor of the Educational Research Program at the Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology & Counseling at the University of Alabama for five and half years.

Dr. Choi has received several awards for her outstanding academic work, including the Brenda H. Loyd Outstanding Dissertation Award from the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) in 2016 and the Caribbean and African Studies in Education SIG Outstanding Research Paper Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in 2020. In 2019, she was named the recipient of the McCrory Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching at the College of Education at the University of Alabama, and in 2021, she was selected as an outstanding professor of lectures at the Graduate School of Education at Ewha Womans University. She served as the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Educational Studies published by the Educational Research Institute of the College of Education at Ewha Womans University.

Educational Data Analysis Lab Website: https://sites.google.com/view/ewhaedustats/

Academia.edu: https://ewha.academia.edu/YounjengChoi
ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Youn-Jeng-Choi
  • Education Building A #532
  • 02-3277-4972
  • Research Interests
    • Educational measurement & evaluation, Scale development and validity study, Quantitative methods

Research Record
  • [학술지논문] Validation of the inclusion scale: Early childhood educators' perceptions and attitudes toward inclusion in South Korea INFANTS & YOUNG CHILDREN, 2024, v.37 no.2 , 142-153
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] 생성형 AI 시대, 교육의 변화와 교육평가의 향방 교육평가연구, 2024, v.37 no.1 , 1-28
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] 컴퓨터 기반 평가에서 디지털 기기 친숙도에 따른 차별기능문항 분석: eTIMSS 2019 4학년 수학을 중심으로 교육과정평가연구, 2024, v.27 no.1 , 209-243
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] Assessing Dimensionality of IRT Models Using Traditional and Revised Parallel Analyses EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT, 2023, v.83 no.3 , 609-629
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] Exploring the association between character strengths and moral functioning ETHICS & BEHAVIOR, 2023, v.33 no.4 , 286-303
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] Topic analysis of news articles related to high school credit system using LDA topic modeling 교육과학연구, 2023, v.54 no.3 , 101-138
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] Teacher stress and burnout: The role of psychological work resources and implications for practitioners PSYCHOLOGY IN THE SCHOOLS, 2023, v.60 no.6 , 1706-1726
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] Testing the Consistency of the Moral Growth Mindset Measure Across People With Different Political Perspectives EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT, 2023, v.39 no.3 , 188-193
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] Topic distribution analysis of studies related to the high school credit system 교육발전, 2023, v.42 no.3 , 895-915
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] Optimal sample size analysis for LDA topic modeling using news articles about high school credit system 교육평가연구, 2023, v.36 no.3 , 365-404
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] 고교학점제의 쟁점과 과제 : 2018~2022 KCI 등재 학술지 논문 중심으로 교육과학연구, 2023, v.54 no.1 , 165-192
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] 직업계고 졸업자의 진로활동과 일자리 만족도의 관계에서 대학 만족도의 매개 효과 교육비평, 2023, v.0 no.51 , 393-424
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] The Beginning Secondary Music Teacher’s Experience of Process-based Assessment and Exploration of Support Measures 음악교육연구, 2023, v.52 no.2 , 103-134
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] 키워드 네트워크 분석을 통한 학교폭력 정책 분석 연구: 피·가해학생 영향요인을 중심으로 청소년학연구, 2023, v.30 no.12 , 429-456
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] 키워드 네트워크 분석을 활용한 교사 역량 연구동향 분석 : 코로나19 전후 학술지 논문을 중심으로 교육비평, 2023, v.0 no.51 , 348-392
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] Meta-Analysis of Experiences of School Violence Perpetration 청소년학연구, 2023, v.30 no.7 , 233-271
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] Individual and School Correlates of DIT-2 Scores Using a Multilevel Modeling and Data Mining Analysis APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 2022, v.12 no.9 , 4573-4573
    SCIE
  • [학술지논문] Meeting the Needs of Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders During the COVID-19 School Closures BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS, 2022, v.47 no.4 , 270-281
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] The challenges of measuring epistemic beliefs across cultures: evidence from Nigerian teacher candidates Teaching Education, 2022, v.33 no.2 , 214-236
    Scopus
  • [학술지논문] 국내 성인 대상 사회정서역량 척도 타당화 교육방법연구, 2022, v.34 no.3 , 635-662
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] 대학생의 입학전형별 대학생활 경험 및 지각된 대학생활 성공에 대한 영향요인 교육과학연구, 2022, v.53 no.2 , 97-120
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] 학교폭력 실태조사 해외사례 비교 연구 : 미국, 영국, 호주 사례를 중심으로 문화교류와 다문화교육, 2022, v.11 no.5 , 451-479
    KCI
  • [학술지논문] Generalized Equations for Predicting Percent Body Fat from Anthropometric Measures Using a Criterion Five-Compartment Model MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 2021, v.53 no.12 , 2675-2682
    SCI
  • [학술지논문] Links between moral identity and political purpose during emerging adulthood JOURNAL OF MORAL EDUCATION, 2021, v.50 no.2 , 166-184
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] Professional Quality of Life and Affective Distress Among Prelicensed Counselors JOURNAL OF COUNSELING AND DEVELOPMENT, 2021, v.99 no.4 , 429-439
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] The Accurate Measurement of Students' Learning in E-Learning Environments APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 2021, v.11 no.21 , 9946-9946
    SCIE
  • [학술지논문] The Reliability and Validity of the Lifespan Sibling Relationship Scale (LSRS) With an English-Speaking Young Adult Sample FAMILIES IN SOCIETY-THE JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL SERVICES, 2021, v.102 no.4 , 548-555
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] Comparison of Scale Identification Methods in Mixture IRT Models Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 2020, v.18 no.1 , 1-26
    Scopus
  • [학술지논문] Development and validation of the English version of the Moral Growth Mindset measure F1000Research, 2020, v.9 no.256 , 1-41
    Scopus
  • [학술지논문] Teachers' Experiences, Attitudes, and Perceptions Towards Early Inclusion in Urban Settings Inclusion, 2020, v.8 no.3 , 222-240
  • [학술지논문] Validity study using factor analyses on the Defining Issues Test-2 in undergraduate populations PLOS ONE, 2020, v.15 no.8 , 1-18
    SCIE
  • [학술지논문] Factor structure of the CES-D in an impoverished African American sample International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2019, v.6 no.4 , 592-601
  • [학술지논문] Measuring moral reasoning using moral dilemmas: evaluating reliability, validity, and differential item functioning of the behavioural defining issues test (bDIT) EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 2019, v.16 no.5 , 622-631
    SSCI
  • [학술지논문] R Packages for Item Response Theory Analysis: Descriptions and Features Measurement, 2019, v.17 no.3 , 168-175
    Scopus
  • [학술지논문] The influence of race, gender, age, and geographic location on children’s fears Educational Research Quarterly, 2019, v.43 no.2 , 3-23
  • [학술발표] Comparing LPA results by missing data methods in various conditions International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 체코, 프라하, 2024-07-17 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] Cultural and linguistic DIF in PISA 2018 reading assessment International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 체코, 프라하, 2024-07-17 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] Culturally responsive testing using generative AI International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 체코, 프라하, 2024-07-17 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] DIF detection using Rasch trees method and mixture Rasch model International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 체코, 프라하, 2024-07-17 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] Inclusion scale validation: Early childhood educators’ perceptions and attitudes towards inclusion in South Korea International Conference on Educational Research, 대한민국, 서울, 2024-07-11 International Conference on Educational Research 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] Potential application of generative AI in adaptive psychological testing National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, 미국, Philadelphia, 2024-04-12 National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, 2024
  • [학술발표] Research trends in alternative education using keyword network analysis International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 체코, 프라하, 2024-07-17 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] Research trends in process data using topic modeling National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, 미국, Philadelphia, 2024-04-13 National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, 2024
  • [학술발표] The inclusion-related attitudes and perceptions of early childhood educators in South Korea: A survey study International Conference on Educational Research, 대한민국, 서울, 2024-07-11 International Conference on Educational Research 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] Topic Analysis of the AI-based Assessment using LDA Topic Modeling International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 체코, 프라하, 2024-07-17 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] Trends in teacher professionalism studies using keyword network analysis International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 체코, 프라하, 2024-07-17 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society 2024, 2024
  • [학술발표] Changes in research topics in high school credit system by year using topic modeling National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, 미국, Chicago, 2023-03-29 NCME Annual Meeting Program, 2023
  • [학술발표] Comparison of R packages for a mixture Rasch model American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, 미국, Chicago, 2023-04-13 AERA Annual Meeting Program, 2023
  • [학술발표] Content validation implications of cloud collaboration within assessment engineering framework National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, 미국, Chicago, 2023-03-30 NCME Annual Meeting Program, 2023
  • [학술발표] Effect of insufficient effort response on test validity using multiple-hurdle approach National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, 미국, Chicago, 2023-04-13 NCME Annual Meeting Program, 2023
  • [학술발표] LDA 토픽모델링을 통한 고교학점제 관련 국내 연구와 해외 연구의 토픽 비교 한국교육평가학회 추계학술대회, 대한민국, 서울, 2023-12-01 한국교육평가학회 추계학술대회 발표자료집, 2023
  • [학술발표] School Violence Victimization in South Korea K-Education Revisited: Achievements and Challenges of Korean Education Conference, 미국, University Park, 2023-08-15 K-Education Revisited: Achievements and Challenges of Korean Education, 2023
  • [학술발표] Validity study using factor analyses on the mathematics attitude scale in TIMSS American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, 미국, 시카고, 2023-04-15 AERA Annual Meeting Program, 2023
  • [학술발표] 결측치 처리기법에 따른 잠재프로파일 분석 결과 비교 한국교육평가학회 추계학술대회, 대한민국, 서울, 2023-12-01 한국교육평가학회 추계학술대회 발표자료집, 2023
  • [학술발표] 키워드 네트워크 분석을 활용한 과정중심평가의 연구동향 분석 한국교육평가학회 추계학술대회, 대한민국, 서울, 2023-12-01 한국교육평가학회 추계학술대회 발표자료집, 2023
  • [학술발표] Detection of reverse coding effects using a confirmatory factor analysis International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 이탈리아, Bologna, 2022-07-15 IMPS, 2022
  • [학술발표] Discovering trends in high school credit system using topic modeling International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 이탈리아, Bologna, 2022-07-15 IMPS, 2022
  • [학술발표] Evaluation of common items using DIF on longitudinal TIMSS datasets International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 이탈리아, Bologna, 2022-07-15 IMPS, 2022
  • [학술발표] Perspectives on meeting the needs of students during the pandemic The 19th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, 미국, San Diego, 2022-04-15 PBS Annual Meeting Program, 2022
  • [학술발표] Priors in Bayesian estimation under the three-parameter model International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 이탈리아, Bologna, 2022-07-13 IMPS, 2022
  • [학술발표] The differences and similarities of teacher competencies between what teacher preparation programs prepare and what fields require The 22nd International Conference on Education Research, 대한민국, 서울, 2022-10-20 The 22nd International Conference on Education Research (ICER 2022), 2022
  • [학술발표] The impact of insufficient effort responding on test validity and reliability American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, 미국, San Diego, 2022-04-25 AERA Annual Meeting Program, 2022
  • [학술발표] Validity study using EFA on the mathematics attitude scale International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 이탈리아, Bologna, 2022-07-14 IMPS, 2022
  • [학술발표] 교실내 맞춤형 평가를 위한 교사의 디지털 평가역량 강화 2022 한국교육평가학회 추계학술대회, 대한민국, 서울, 2022-10-14 2022 한국교육평가학회 추계학술대회 자료집, 2022
  • [학술발표] 학교폭력 가해경험 및 피해경험 영향요인에 대한 국내연구 메타분석 한국교육심리학회 제2차 학술대회, 대한민국, 서울, 2022-07-09 한국교육심리학회 제2차 학술대회, 2022
  • [학술발표] Adding marginalization, subtracting scores, multiplying inequities, dividing people: Low math performance predictors in English language learners annual meeting of the Virtual American Educational Research Association, 미국, 2021-04-09 AERA Annual Meeting Program, 2021
  • [학술발표] Conceptions of knowledge across contexts: Making new sense of teachers’ epistemic beliefs annual meeting of the Virtual American Educational Research Association, 미국, 2021-04-10 AERA Annual Meeting Program, 2021
  • [학술발표] Detecting preknowledge via joint modeling of responses, response times, and visual-fixation counts annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, 미국, 2021-06-11 NCME Annual Meeting Program, 2021
  • [학술발표] Detecting unreliable participants using reversely coded items and latent group DIF annual meeting of the Virtual American Educational Research Association, 미국, 2021-04-12 AERA Annual Meeting Program, 2021
  • [학술발표] Teacher candidates’ epistemic beliefs and their conception of teaching: A pathway to accepting educational responsibility annual meeting of the Virtual American Educational Research Association, 미국, 2021-04-12 AERA Annual Meeting Program, 2021
  • [학술발표] Knowledge and global perspectives: Nigerian and United States teacher candidates of social studies epistemic beliefs annual meeting of the International Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies , 미국, 2020-12-04 International Assembly NCSS Annual Meeting Program, 2020
  • [학술발표] A comparative study of assessing dimensionality of IRT models annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, 캐나다, 2019-04-06 NCME Annual Meeting Program, 2019
  • [학술발표] Identify Gender Specific Risk Areas for Female and Male Adolescents: An Exploratory Factor Analysis with Youth Violence 23rd annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research , 미국, 2019-01-19 SSWR Annual Meeting Program, 2019
  • [학술발표] The challenges of measuring the nature and process of knowing: Evidence from Nigerian teacher candidate annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, 미국, 2019-11-06 MSERA Annual Meeting Program, 2019
Courses
  • 2023-2nd

    • Educational Statistics

    • Educational Evaluation 강의 계획서 상세보기

      • Subject No 36993Class No 03
      • Year ( 2Credit , 2Hour) Wed 6~7 (ECC)
    • Current Topics in Educational Evaluation

      • Subject No G11636Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Tue 5~6 (EDU-)
    • Education and Mission

      • Subject No ED226Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Thu 8~9 (EDU-)
  • 2023-1st

    • Exploration and Application of Educational Evaluation

    • Foundation of Educational Evaluation 강의 계획서 상세보기

      • Subject No G11477Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Mon 7~7 (EDU-) , Mon 8~8 (-462)
      • Classroom Changed
    • Educational Statistics

      • Subject No ED206Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Tue 8~9 (EDU-)
    • Understanding of School Education on the Biblical Worldview

      • Subject No ED225Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Thu 8~9 (EDU-)
  • 2022-2nd

    • Educational Statistics

    • Methodology Educational Research

      • Subject No G11631Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Tue 5~6 (EDU-A-414)
      • Classroom Changed
    • Research Methods in Education

      • Subject No ED203Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Tue 8~9 (EDU-)
    • Education and Mission

      • Subject No ED226Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Fri 8~9 (EDU-)
  • 2022-1st

    • First-Year Seminar

    • Exploration and Application of Educational Evaluation

      • Subject No 33840Class No 01
      • 2Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Mon 2~3 (EDU-)
    • Foundation of Educational Evaluation

      • Subject No G11477Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Mon 5~6 (-)
    • Educational Statistics 강의 계획서 상세보기

      • Subject No ED206Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Tue 8~9 (ECC-)
    • Understanding of School Education on the Biblical Worldview

      • Subject No ED225Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Fri 8~9 (-)
  • 2021-2nd

    • Educational Statistics

      • Subject No 21492Class No 01
      • 3Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Wed 2~3 (EDU-)
    • Factor Analysis

      • Subject No G11638Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Mon 6~7 (EDU-)
    • Research Methods in Education

      • Subject No ED203Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Wed 8~9 (POSCO-359)
  • 2021-1st

    • Exploration and Application of Educational Evaluation

      • Subject No 33840Class No 01
      • 2Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Mon 2~3 (EDU-)
    • Foundation of Educational Evaluation

      • Subject No G11477Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Mon 5~6 (EDU-)
    • Educational Statistics

      • Subject No ED206Class No 01
      • Year ( 3Credit , 3Hour) Thu 8~9 (ECC-)
Academic Background

University of Georgia Doctor of Philosophy(Educational Psychology)

Ewha Womans University 문학석사(교육학과)

Ewha Womans University 문학사(교육학과)

Work Experience

Univ. of Alabama 2015-08-10 ~ 2021-01-01

MIT 2014-09-08 ~ 2015-07-02