Contact Information
Dr. Divya Varier
703-993-5047
dvarier@gmu.edu
Interests
  • Educational Assessments
  • K-12 Teachers Assessment and Data Literacy
  • The role of assessments in learning and instruction
  • Technology based learning and instruction
  • Application of sociocultural theory, cognition and motivation to assessment
  • Mixed Methods Research
  • Program Evaluation
Partnership Needs
  • Measurement theory 
  • Education and Assessment Policy
  •  Opportunities to investigate
    • assessment and evaluation outside of K-12 (early childhood, adult learning, large scale assessment systems, corporate, and online environments);
    • motivation in assessment contexts
    • technology based teaching and learning
    • methodological innovations in integrative data analysis; mixed methods