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Marielle Simon
Emeritus Professor

613-562-5800 ext. 2661

Marielle Simon began her career as an elementary school teacher in Ontario. She later worked in the research departments of various School Boards in the Ottawa region. Her mandate as a professor at the Faculty of Education started in 1994 and she became full professor in 2004. Marielle received, as principal researcher or as co-researcher, funding for numerous research projects on topics related to classroom and large-scale assessment such as the assessment portfolio, the effects of reading and writing teaching practices on student achievement on large-scale assessments, teacher grading practices, student motivation on large-scale studies, validity of comparative assessment results from various linguistic versions, treatment of missing data in educational research and the development of a hybrid introspective data collection method based on rational criticism.

Research interests

  • Assessment of learning
  • Large-scale assessments