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Dr. Grace-Anne Jackman


Dr. Grace-Anne Jackman
Title: Lecturer in Testing, Measurement and Evaluation
Department: School of Education
Discipline: Education
Additional Titles: Coordinator, Graduate Programmes
  • Ph.D.Research and Evaluation Methodology, University of Florida
  • Master of Marketing Research (MMR), University of Georgia
  • M.Sc. Applied Statistics, Oxford University
  • B.Sc. Mathematics & Computer Science (First Class Honours), UWI Cave Hill
Contact: Telephone no: (246) 417-4434
Fax no: (246) 417-9615

Teaching Areas:
Undergraduate Courses: 
  • EDME 2211 – Testing, Measurement & Evaluation I
  • EMDE 3813 – Testing, Measurement & Evaluation II
  • EMDE 3814 – Testing, Measurement & Evaluation III
Graduate Courses:
  • EDME 6201 – Introduction to Educational Measurement
  • EDME 6202 – Performance Assessment Strategies
  • EDME 6203 – Applied Psychometric Methods
Biography: Dr Jackman joined the faculty at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in 2012 as a lecturer in Testing and Measurement. Prior to joining the School of Education, she was an Assistant Registrar at Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) in the Division of Examinations Development & Production where she was responsible for all aspects of examination development for a portfolio of CSEC and CAPE subjects.  

Dr. Jackman has published articles in both regional and international journals and has presented her academic research at international conferences. She currently serves as the Associate Editor for the Caribbean Educational Research Journal (CERJ), the in-house journal of the Cave Hill School of Education.
  • Large-scale Assessments
  • Classroom Assessments
  • Survey Research Methodology
  • Test Construction
  • Measurement Invariance
  • Item Response Theory
  • Differential Item Functioning
  • Educational Technology
Publications: Jackman, G., & Young, J. (2017).  A comparison of Barbadian and Grenadian Secondary school teachers' beliefs about creativity. In Caribbean Discourse in Inclusive Education (pp. 139-137). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Marshall, I., & Jackman, G. (2015). Parental Involvement, Student Active Engagement and the ‘Secondary Slump’ Phenomenon: Evidence from a three-year study in a Barbadian Secondary School. International Education Studies, 8(7), 84-96.

Jackman, G. (2014). Investigating the factors influencing students’ acceptance of M-learning: A Caribbean undergraduate experience. Caribbean Education Research Journal, 2(2), 14-31.

Thomas, T., Singh, L., Gaffar, K., Thakur, D., Jackman, G., Thomas, M., Gajraj, R., Allen, C., & Tooma, K. (2014). Measurement Invariance of the UTAUT Constructs in the Caribbean. International Journal of Education and Development (IJEDICT), 10(4), 102-127.

Marshall, I., & Jackman, G. (2014). An analysis of progress toward achieving EFA Goal 6 – The Barbados Experience. International Research Journal for Quality in Education, 1(3), 24-31.

Young, J., & Jackman, M. G. (2014). Formative assessment in the Grenadian lower secondary school: Teachers’ perceptions, attitudes and practices. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 21(4), 398-411.

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