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Testing, Measurement & Assessment

  1. 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 August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Psychological Testing

    An Introduction to Theory and Practice

    By Colin Cooper

    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

  3. 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

  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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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 11th 2012 by Routledge

  11. 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

  12. Measurement With Persons

    Theory, Methods, and Implementation Areas

    Edited by Birgitta Berglund, Giovanni B. Rossi, James T. Townsend, Leslie R. Pendrill

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Measurements with persons are those in which human perception and interpretation are used for measuring complex, holistic quantities and qualities, which are perceived by the human brain and mind. Providing means for reproducible measurement of parameters such as pleasure and pain has important...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  13. 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

  14. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  15. 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

  16. 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 21st 2010 by Routledge

  17. Handbook of Polytomous Item Response Theory Models

    Edited by Michael L. Nering, Remo Ostini

    This comprehensive Handbook focuses on the most used polytomous item response theory (IRT) models. These models help us understand the interaction between examinees and test questions where the questions have various response categories. The book reviews all of the major models and includes...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  18. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  19. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  20. Cognitive Assessment

    An Introduction to the Rule Space Method

    By Kikumi K. Tatsuoka

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book introduces a new methodology for the analysis of test results. Free from ambiguous interpretations, the results truly demonstrate an individual’s progress. The methodology is ideal for highlighting patterns derived from test scores used in evaluating progress. Dr. Tatsuoka introduces...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. Program Theory-Driven Evaluation Science

    Strategies and Applications

    By Stewart I. Donaldson

    Program Theory-Driven Evaluation Science fills the gap between 21st century literature on evaluation and what is happening in practice. It features detailed examples of how evaluations actually unfold in practice to develop people, programs, and organizations. Commonly accepted strategies for...

    Published May 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  24. Applying the Rasch Model

    Fundamental Measurement in the Human Sciences, Second Edition

    By Trevor Bond, Christine M. Fox, Trevor G. Bond, Christine M. Fox

    Written in an accessible style, this book facilitates a deep understanding of the Rasch model. Authors Bond and Fox review the crucial properties of the Rasch model and demonstrate its use with a wide range of examples including the measurement of educational achievement, human development,...

    Published April 1st 2007 by Routledge

  25. A Paul Meehl Reader

    Essays on the Practice of Scientific Psychology

    Edited by Niels G. Waller, Leslie J. Yonce, William M. Grove, David Faust, Mark F. Lenzenweger

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This new book introduces a new generation to the important insights of Paul Meehl. In addition to selected papers from the classic reader, Psychodiagnosis, this book features new material selected from Meehl's most influential writings. The resulting collection is a tour de force illustrating...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. Item Response Theory

    By Susan E. Embretson, Steven P. Reise, Susan E. Embretson, Steven P. Reise

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book develops an intuitive understanding of IRT principles through the use of graphical displays and analogies to familiar psychological principles. It surveys contemporary IRT models, estimation methods, and computer programs. Polytomous IRT models are given central coverage since many...

    Published April 30th 2000 by Psychology Press

  29. 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

  30. 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 April 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  31. 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 April 30th 1991 by Psychology Press