Louie P. Cagasan Jr.
Louie Cagasan Jr. is a Research Officer at ACTRC. He was the Project Lead for the Formative Assessment research. He is currently involved in the Longitudinal Study of Learning Achievement of Students in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (LearnARMM) and the Progress of Students through the Science Curriculum: A Focus on Matter (Chemistry). His research interests are in the areas of test development, personality, and deviant behaviors, such as cheating and lying.
Louie holds a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of the Philippines-Diliman, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of the Philippines-Diliman Extension Program in Pampanga (UPDEPP). He is a senior member of the Personality Research Laboratory of the UP Psychology Department and is one of the authors of Masaklaw na Panukat ng Loob (Mapa ng Loob), a Filipino personality inventory based on the Five Factor Model. He taught Psychological Measurement at the UPDEPP and has been an invited conference speaker on topics related to test development.