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Director of Evaluation and Psychometric Services
Howard R. Mzumara, Ph.D. is Director of Evaluation and Psychometric Services at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Howard obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada) with specializations in educational measurement, evaluation, and computer applications. Howard’s primary responsibilities as director of IUPUI Testing Center include providing leadership and supervision of administrative activities of the Testing Center, budget administration, providing professional services to support programs and services administered at the Testing Center, establishing partnerships to support TC programs and services, and providing measurement and evaluation expertise to University constituencies. Howard’s research interests include educational measurement and assessment, program evaluation, web-based placement testing, and computerized adaptive testing. Some of the journals and book publications in which his research has appeared include the American Journal of Evaluation; Journal of Educational Computing Research; Assessment & Evaluation in Education; Assessment Update; Journal of Career Assessment; Patient Preference Adherence; and Transforming Institutions: 21st Century Undergraduate STEM Education. Howard is an active member in several professional associations including the American Evaluation Association (AEA), American Educational Research Association (AERA), National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), National College Testing Association (NCTA), and eXplorance Bluenotes Group. In addition, Howard serves as a Commissioner and Psychometric Consultant for the Indiana Supreme Court Commission for Continuing Legal Education.