Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement Textbooks


New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014

Testing, Measurement and Assessment

  1. Introduction to Test Theory

    By M David Miller, John Poggio

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reliability and Measurement Error

    An Integrated Perspective for Organizational Research and Practice

    By Dan J. Putka, Kevin R. Murphy

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Longitudinal Analysis

    Modeling Within-Person Fluctuation and Change

    By Lesa Hoffman

    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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Principles and Methods of Social Research

    3rd Edition

    By William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, Andrew Lac

    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...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Categorical and Nonparametric Data Analysis

    Choosing the Best Statistical Technique

    By E. Michael Nussbaum

    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

  6. MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists, Second Edition

    By David A. Rosenbaum, Jonathan Vaughan, Brad Wyble

    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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Measurement Theory in Action

    Case Studies and Exercises, Second Edition

    By Kenneth S. Shultz, David J. Whitney, Michael J. Zickar

    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

  8. Frontiers of Test Validity Theory

    Measurement, Causation, and Meaning

    By Keith A. Markus, Denny Borsboom

    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

  9. Invariant Measurement

    Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

    By George Engelhard Jr.

    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 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Statistical Approaches to Measurement Invariance

    By Roger E. Millsap

    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

  11. Introduction to Psychometric Theory

    By Tenko Raykov, George A. Marcoulides

    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

  12. Applying Generalizability Theory using EduG

    By Jean Cardinet, Sandra Johnson, Gianreto Pini

    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

  13. Modern Psychometrics, Third Edition

    The Science of Psychological Assessment

    By John Rust, Susan Golombok

    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

  14. Constructing Measures

    An Item Response Modeling Approach

    By Mark Wilson

    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 13th 2004 by Routledge

  15. Test Theory

    A Unified Treatment

    By Roderick P. McDonald

    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

  16. Measurement, Design, and Analysis

    An Integrated Approach

    By Elazar J. Pedhazur, Liora Pedhazur Schmelkin

    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