Patents by Inventor Roger Creamer

Roger Creamer has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20070292823
    Abstract: An embodiment of the invention provides a system and method for creating a learning map, which is a device for expressing hypothesized learning target dependencies within any domain of knowledge of skill acquisition. The system and method are also able to utilize multiple data types and sources to assess whether the learning target dependencies expressed by a learning map are accurate and are configured to modify the learning map as necessary so that the learning map conforms to the reality of how students learn.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2007
    Publication date: December 20, 2007
    Applicant: CTB/MCGRAW-HILL
    Inventors: Sylvia Scheuring, Richard Lee, Brad Hanson, Bruce Hanson, Roger Creamer
  • Publication number: 20070031801
    Abstract: A patterned response system and method provide for automatically, e.g., programmatically, generating learning items that are useable in conjunction with an assessment. In one embodiment, the learning items may be generated as an aggregation of patterns corresponding to a targeted skill and related skills. The relatedness of skills may, for example, be determined according to a precursor/postcursor based learning relationship that may be represented by a learning map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2006
    Publication date: February 8, 2007
    Applicant: CTB McGraw Hill
    Inventors: Sylvia Tidwell-Scheuring, Joshua Marks, Mani Radha, Roger Creamer
  • Publication number: 20060286539
    Abstract: A system and method for automated assessment of constrained constructed responses provides for automatic, e.g., programmatic, assessing of a test subject response to a constrained constructed response item or question. In one embodiment, paper test materials with test subject markings thereon are converted to electronic form. Test subject markings are further isolated, for example, by registration, sizing and removal of markings other than a graphic response. The subject markings are further compared with a baseline response, correctness deviation criteria and incorrectness deviation criteria (e.g., correctness, incorrectness, substantial correctness, substantial incorrectness, and so on) from which one or more of a score, further learning or other assessment results may be determined. Cluster analysis or other post-evaluation or post-assessment processing may also be conducted, or re-evaluation or re-assessment may also be conducted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2006
    Publication date: December 21, 2006
    Applicant: CTB/MCGRAW-HILL
    Inventors: Sylvia Tidwell-Scheuring, Roger Creamer, Molly Zebrowski, David Poor