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Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement 2014 Catalog

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INVITATION TO AUTHORS

Are you planning to develop a textbook or monograph in Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement? Do you feel there is a need for a new journal in this area? If so, we would like to hear from you. We welcome proposals covering any aspect of statistics, in its theory and practice.

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  1. R Data Analysis without Programming

    By David W. Gerbing

    This book prepares readers to analyze data and interpret statistical results using R more quickly than other texts. R is a challenging program to learn because code must be created to get started. To alleviate that challenge, Professor Gerbing developed lessR. LessR extensions remove the need to...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Writing in Psychology

    By Scott A. Miller

    This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Statistical Power Analysis for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Basic and Advanced Techniques

    By Xiaofeng Steven Liu

    This is the first book to demonstrate the application of power analysis to the newer more advanced statistical techniques that are increasingly used in the social and behavioral sciences. Both basic and advanced designs are covered. Readers are shown how to apply power analysis to techniques such...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Publish and Prosper

    A Strategy Guide for Students and Researchers

    By Nathaniel M. Lambert

    Intended to help readers succeed in academia by increasing their scholarly productivity, this book provides strategies for getting articles published quickly in reputable research journals. Rather than focusing on the basics of writing about results, this unique guidebook provides tips on how to...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Issues in Exploratory Data Mining in the Behavioral Sciences

    Edited by John J. McArdle, Gilbert Ritschard

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This book reviews the latest techniques in exploratory data mining (EDM) for the analysis of data in the social and behavioral sciences to help researchers assess the predictive value of different combinations of variables in large data sets. Methodological findings and conceptual models that...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling with IBM SPSS

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas, Lynn N. Tabata

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This book demonstrates how to use multilevel and longitudinal modeling techniques available in the IBM SPSS mixed-effects program (MIXED). Annotated screen shots provide readers with a step-by-step understanding of each technique and navigating the program. Readers learn how to set up, run, and...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Qualitative Research in the Health Sciences

    Methodologies, Methods and Processes

    By Bev Taylor, Karen Francis

    There is a growing interest in, and acceptance of, qualitative research approaches in the health science disciplines, both as standalone methodologies and integrated with quantitative designs in mixed methods approaches. This comprehensive text provides deeper knowledge and application of a wide...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Involving Children and Young People in Health and Social Care Research

    Edited by Jennie Fleming, Thilo Boeck

    Lead by both children’s rights perspectives and methodological arguments there is an increasing emphasis on children and young people’s participation in health and social care research by researchers, policy makers and funding bodies – with many now considering the active involvement of children...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Single Case Research in Schools

    Practical Guidelines for School-Based Professionals

    By Kimberly J. Vannest, John L. Davis, Richard I. Parker

    Series: School-Based Practice in Action

    Single Case Research in Schools addresses and examines the variety of cutting-edge issues in single case research (SCR) in educational settings. Featuring simple and practical techniques for aggregating data for evidence-based practices, the book delves into methods of selecting behaviors of...

    Published May 19th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Handbook of Automated Essay Evaluation

    Current Applications and New Directions

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill Burstein

    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary handbook reviews the latest methods and technologies used in automated essay evaluation (AEE) methods and technologies. Highlights include the latest in the evaluation of performance-based writing assessments and recent advances in the teaching of writing,...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  12. 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

  13. Handbook of Test Security

    Edited by James A. Wollack, John J. Fremer

    High stakes tests are the gatekeepers to many educational and professional goals. As such, the incentive to cheat is high. This Handbook is the first to offer insights from experts within the testing community, psychometricians, and policymakers to identify and develop best practice guidelines for...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  14. Ordinal Measurement in the Behavioral Sciences

    By Norman Cliff, John A. Keats

    This book provides an alternative method for measuring individual differences in psychological, educational, and other behavioral sciences studies. It is based on the assumptions of ordinal statistics as explained in Norman Cliff's 1996 Ordinal Methods for Behavioral Data Analysis. It provides the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  15. Modern Research Methods for the Study of Behavior in Organizations

    Edited by Jose M. Cortina, Ronald S. Landis

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    The goal of the chapters in this SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series volume is to challenge researchers to break away from the rote application of traditional methodologies and to capitalize upon the wealth of data collection and analytic strategies available to them. In that spirit...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge