If it’s Tuesday, this must be …

Charlie DePascale   12 days, 3 conferences: PowerPoint presentations, posters, uncomfortable chairs, and a few random thoughts. Conference presentations are an art form: whether it’s a keynote address, a 15-minute research presentation, an “electronic board” or a poster a good presentation must tell a story, make a point, and deliver a message. A picture canContinue reading “If it’s Tuesday, this must be …”

You Can’t Always Get What You Want – A Blog Year in Review

Charlie DePascale As I look back at the thirteen essays that I posted in 2016, it is clear that the dominant theme of the blog this year was that we need to acknowledge and accept our limitations.  Specifically, across the essays there were three messages: As psychometricians, we need to embrace rather than run fromContinue reading “You Can’t Always Get What You Want – A Blog Year in Review”

Don’t Look Back – A Blog Year in Review

  As 2015 comes to an end, it is futile to resist the temptation to reflect briefly on this first year of the Embrace the Absurd blog.  Reflections, after all, are the lifeblood of the blog.  As advertised, the fifteen essays posted in 2015 addressed assessment, accountability, and other important stuff.  There were posts onContinue reading “Don’t Look Back – A Blog Year in Review”