aRchitect / authoR

Larry Nelson is not Lertap's only architect, but he's been the main one, having shepherded the system through several versions, and numerous host institutions.


Larry completed a BSc in electrical engineering at Wisconsin (1964); an MSc in Educational Psychology at Wisconsin (1970); and a PhD in Educational Psychology (psychometrics) at Colorado in 1973.


He's held a number of academic and non-academic posts in the United States, New Zealand, Venezuela, Thailand, and Australia.  All have had something or other to do with applied statistics, data analysis, test development, data banking, and computers.


At July, 2014, Larry was said to be wearing these hats:



Fremantle Village

South Fremantle, Western Australia



School of Education

Curtin University

Perth, Western Australia


Professor (adjunct)

College of Research Methodology & Cognitive Science

Burapha University

Bangsaen, Chonburi




Miss Angela's Touring, Camping, & Fishing Excursions

Justaboutanywhere, Australia



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