School of Education

Dr. Grace-Anne Jackman


Dr. Grace-Anne Jackman
Title: Lecturer in Testing and Measurement
Department: School of Education
Discipline: Education
Additional Titles: Coordinator, Graduate Programmes
  • Ph.D.Research and Evaluation Methodology, University of Florida, 2010
  • Master of Marketing Research (MMR), University of Georgia, 2001
  • M.Sc. Applied Statistics, Oxford University, 1996
  • B.Sc. Mathematics & Computer Science (First Class Honours), UWI Cave Hill, 1994
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
Grace-Anne 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.
Research: Her research areas include:
  • 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.

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.
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.
Leite, W. L., Sandbach, R., Jin, R., MacInnes, J., & Jackman, G. (2012). An evaluation of
latent growth models for propensity score matched groups. Structural Equation Modeling, 19, 437-456.
Jackman, M. G., Leite, W. L., & Cochrane, D. (2011). Estimating latent variable interactions
with the unconstrained approach: A comparison of methods to form product indicators for large, unequal numbers of items. Structural Equation Modeling, 18, 274-288.

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