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Kazuhiro Yasunaga Last modified date:2020.06.23

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Academic Degree
Field of Specialization
Educational Psychology, Educational Measurement
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • The effects of Structural characterization in test on the item characteristic and test-takers' responses
    keyword : item format, scoring rubric, item analysis
Academic Activities
1. Yasunaga, K, IshiI, H, Comparing response patterns for a reading literacy test in Japan, South Korea, and China: An item analytic approach using a language reading test developed in Japan, Procedia-Social and Behavioral Journal, 29, 443-451, 2011.11.
1. Yasunaga, K, The effect of answer column formats in a Japanese language comprehension test on students' responses: A comparison between grade levels, 29th International Conference on Teaching, Education & Learning, 2017.12.
2. Yasunaga, K, The effect of variations in scoring rubric for descriptive items on evaluating students’ responses in Japanese language comprehension test, the 31st International Congress of Psychology, 2016.07.
3. Yasunaga, K, Impact of answer column formats on a Japanese language comprehension test, the 6th Annual International Conference on Education & Educational Psychology, 2015.10.
4. Yasunaga, K, The effect of test item formats on test-takers' response, Research talks in the Graduate House (The Graduate Union of the University of Melbourne), 2015.05.
Membership in Academic Society
  • the Japanese Association of Educatinal Psychology
  • The Japan Association for Research on Testing
  • The Japanese Psychological Association