An Introduction to Theory and Practice
If you find mathematics frightening and statistics rather dull, this engaging text will help you to understand the fundamentals of psychological assessment that underpin the measurement of any human characteristic using any psychological test. This is an essential introduction for all psychology...
To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge
Modeling Within-Person Fluctuation and Change
Series: Multivariate Applications Series
Longitudinal Analysis provides an accessible, application-oriented treatment of introductory and advanced linear models for within-person fluctuation and change. Organized by research design and data type, the text uses in-depth examples to provide a complete description of the model-building...
To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge
Used to train generations of social scientists, this thoroughly updated classic text covers the latest research techniques and designs. Applauded for its comprehensive coverage, the breadth and depth of content is unparalleled. Through a multi-methodology approach, the text guides readers toward...
To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge
Choosing the Best Statistical Technique
Featuring in-depth coverage of categorical and nonparametric statistics, this book provides a conceptual framework for choosing the most appropriate type of test in various research scenarios. Class tested at the University of Nevada, the book's clear explanations of the underlying assumptions,...
Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge
Written specifically for those with no prior programming experience and minimal quantitative training, this accessible text walks behavioral science students and researchers through the process of programming using MATLAB. The book explores examples, terms, and programming needs relevant to those...
Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge
Case Studies and Exercises, Second Edition
This book helps readers apply testing and measurement theories. Featuring 22 self-standing modules, instructors can pick and choose the ones that are most appropriate for their course. Each module features an overview of a measurement issue and a step-by-step application of that theory. Best...
Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge
Measurement, Causation, and Meaning
Series: Multivariate Applications Series
This book examines test validity in the behavioral, social, and educational sciences by exploring three fundamental problems: measurement, causation and meaning. Psychometric and philosophical perspectives receive attention along with unresolved issues. The authors explore how measurement is...
Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge
Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences
This introductory text describes the principles of invariant measurement, how invariant measurement can be achieved with Rasch models, and how to use invariant measurement to solve measurement problems in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Rasch models are used throughout but a comparison...
Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge
This book reviews the statistical procedures used to detect measurement bias. Measurement bias is examined from a general latent variable perspective so as to accommodate different forms of testing in a variety of contexts including cognitive or clinical variables, attitudes, personality dimensions...
Published April 12th 2011 by Routledge
This new text provides a state-of the-art introduction to educational and psychological testing and measurement theory that reflects many intellectual developments of the past two decades. The book introduces psychometric theory using a latent variable modeling (LVM) framework and emphasizes...
Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge
Series: Quantitative Methodology Series
Intended to help improve measurement and data collection methods in the behavioral, social, and medical sciences, this book demonstrates an expanded and accessible use of Generalizability Theory (G theory). G theory conceptually models the way in which the reliability of measurement is ascertained....
Published October 28th 2009 by Routledge
The Science of Psychological Assessment
Today psychometrics plays an increasingly important role in all our lives as testing and assessment occurs from preschool until retirement. This book introduces the reader to the subject in all its aspects, ranging from its early history, school examinations, how to construct your own test,...
Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge
An Item Response Modeling Approach
Constructing Measures introduces a way to understand the advantages and disadvantages of measurement instruments, how to use such instruments, and how to apply these methods to develop new instruments or adapt old ones. The book is organized around the steps taken while constructing an instrument....
Published October 14th 2004 by Routledge
A Unified Treatment
This book introduces the reader to the main quantitative concepts, methods, and computational techniques needed for the development, evaluation, and application of tests in the behavioral/social sciences, including educational tests. Two empirical examples are carried throughout to illustrate...
Published June 30th 1999 by Psychology Press
An Integrated Approach
In textbooks and courses in statistics, substantive and measurement issues are rarely, if at all, considered. Similarly, textbooks and courses in measurement virtually ignore design and analytic questions, and research design textbooks and courses pay little attention to analytic and measurement...
Published May 1st 1991 by Psychology Press