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Gina Biancarosa has a wide range of methodological expertise, including, but not limited to: research design, hierarchical linear modeling, longitudinal growth modeling, and Rasch and IRT models. Her current research focuses on the validation of a computer-adaptive edition of MOCCA (, a unique, online, diagnostic assessment of reading comprehension. She also maintains a student-oriented research seminars: one focused on measurement of reading processes and skills. This seminar focuses largely on understanding national trends in reading, innovative measurement of reading, and the continued validation of DIBELS 8th Edition (