Faculty Directory

Larry Ludlow

Professor; Chair, Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics & Assessment


MESA Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics & Assessment


  • Ludlow LH, Matz-Costa C & Klein K. (In press). Enhancement and validation of the Productive Engagement Portfolio-Scenario (PEP-S8) Scales. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.
  • Ell F, Haigh M, Cochran-Smith M, Grudnoff L, Ludlow L, & Hill M. (In press). Mapping a complex system: What influences teacher learning during initial teacher education? Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education.
  • Grudnoff L, Haigh M, Hill M, Cochran-Smith M, Ell F & Ludlow LH. (In press). Teaching for equity: Insights from international evidence. Curriculum Journal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02607476.2016.1215552
  • Ludlow LH, Fiona E, Cochran-Smith M, Newton A, Trefcer K, Klein K, Grudnoff L, Haigh M & Hill M. (In press). Visualizing teacher education as a complex system. Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity and Education.
  • Hill MF, Ell F, Grudnoff L, Haigh M, Cochran-Smith M, Chang W-C, & Ludlow L. (2016). Assessment for equity: Learning how to use evidence to scaffold learning and improve teaching. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0969594X.2016.1253541
  • Grudnoff L, Haigh M, Cochran-Smith M, Ell F, Hill M & Ludlow LH (2016). Rethinking initial teacher education: Preparing teachers for low-decile schools in New Zealand. Journal for the Education of Teachers, 42(4), 451-467. DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2016.1215552
  • Cochran-Smith M, Ell F, Grudnoff L, Haigh M, Hill M & Ludlow L. (2016). Initial teacher education: What does it take to put equity at the center? Teaching and Teacher Education, 57, 67-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2016.03.006
  • Beninato M, & Ludlow LH (2016). The Functional Gait Assessment in older adults: Validation through Rasch modeling. Physical Therapy, 96(4), 456–468.
  • Sinnema C, Ludlow LH, & Robinson VMJ (2016). Educational leadership effectiveness: A Rasch analysis. Journal of Educational Administration. 54(3), 305-339.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEA-12-2014-0140
  • Sinnema C, Robinson V, Ludlow LH, & Pope D. (2015). How effective is the principal: Discrepancy between teachers’ and principals’ perceptions of principal effectiveness. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 27(3), 275-301. DOI 10.1007/s11092-014-9209-y
  • Nezhnov P, Kardonova E, Vasilyeva M, & Ludlow LH. (2015). Operationalizing level of academic mastery based on Vygotsky’s theory: The study of mathematical knowledge. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 75 (2), 235-259.
  • Ludlow LH, & Klein, K (2014). Suppressor variables: The difference between “is” versus “acting as”. Journal of Statistics Education, 22(2), 1-28. http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v22n2/ludlow.pdf
  • Cochran-Smith M, Ell F, Grudnoff L, Ludlow LH, Haigh M, & Hill M (2014). When complexity theory meets critical realism: A platform for research on initial teacher education. Teacher Education Quarterly, 41(1), 105- 122.
  • Cochran-Smith M, Ell F, Ludlow LH, Grudnoff L, & Aitken G (2014). The challenge and promise of complexity theory for teacher education research. Teachers College Record, 116(5), 1-38.  
  • Ludlow LH, Matz-Costa C, Johnson C, Brown M, Besen E, & James JB (2014). Measuring engagement in later life activities: Rasch-based scenario scales for work, caregiving, informal helping, and volunteering. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. 47(2), 127-149.
  • Matz-Costa C, James JB, Ludlow L, Brown M, Besen E, & Johnson C (2014). The meaning and measurement of productive engagement in later life. Social Indicators Research, 118(3), 1293-1314. doi: 10.1007/s11205-013-0469-6
  • O’Leary M, Lysaught Z & Ludlow LH (2013). A measurement instrument to evaluate teachers’ assessment for learning classroom practices. International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment.14(2), 40-62.
  • Sinnema CEL & Ludlow LH (2013). The measurement of responsiveness in curriculum practice: A Rasch approach. International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 12(2), 33-56.