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  • Transforming the Measurement of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    By Alan Bain, Nicholas Drengenberg

    Transforming the Measurement of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education proposes a dynamic new model for educational measurement by reconceptualizing the field of learning analytics. Revolving around the agency and daily work of those in the field, this book describes how colleges and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-08 

  • Sensation Seeking

    Beyond the Optimal Level of Arousal

    By Marvin Zuckerman

    Originally published in 1979, this title represents a summary of 17 years of research centring around the Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS) and the theory from which the test was derived. Now an integral part of personality testing, including adaptations for use with children, this reissue is a chance…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Two

    Statistical Tools

    Edited by Wim J. van der Linden

    Drawing on the work of internationally acclaimed experts in the field, the second volume in this set presents many classical and modern statistical tools used in item response theory. It describes various modeling issues and explains how to compare models. It also covers CRAN packages, WinBUGS,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Automated Essay Scoring

    A Cross-disciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill C. Burstein

    This new volume is the first to focus entirely on automated essay scoring and evaluation. It is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution and state-of-the-art of automated essay scoring and evaluation technology across several disciplines, including education, testing and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume I

    History and Method

    By Jean Piaget, Paul Fraisse, Maurice Reuchlin

    First published in English 1968, in this volume Paul Fraisse begins with history, looking at the evolution of experimental psychology, starting with its origins. He then moves on to the establishment of experimental psychology around the world. In the second chapter he discusses the experimental…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Item Generation for Test Development

    Edited by Sidney H. Irvine, Patrick C. Kyllonen

    Since the mid-80s several laboratories around the world have been developing techniques for the operational use of tests derived from item-generation. According to the experts, the major thrust of test development in the next decade will be the harnessing of item generation technology to the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    This is the first book that provides detailed guidelines of how to conduct multi-disciplinary research to study people’s behaviors in different cultures. Readers are encouraged to look beyond disciplinary boundaries to address issues between individuals and their socio-cultural environments so as…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12

  • Visual Revelations

    Graphical Tales of Fate and Deception From Napoleon Bonaparte To Ross Perot

    By Howard Wainer

    To function in modern society complex data must be absorbed and understood at a breakneck pace. The most efficient way to do this is through data-based graphics. This book is an exploration and celebration of graphical methods of data presentation. Visual Revelations' principal purpose is to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Psychology Press

  • Minority and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment

    Enduring and Emerging Trends, 2nd Edition

    Edited by F. Richard Ferraro

    Minority and cross-cultural psychology is more relevant now than ever in our diverse world. Given the dramatic local and global changes occurring daily with regard to demographics, population changes, and immigration issues, minority and cross-cultural psychology is fast becoming a respected and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Psychology Press
    Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

  • The Neuropsychology of Asian Americans

    Edited by Daryl E.M. Fujii

    This volume is the first comprehensive resource to assist neuropsychologists to provide culturally competent services to Asian Americans. It highlights pertinent historical socio-cultural characteristics of the largest Asian American ethnic groups, which helps to…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Psychology Press

  • Latent Variable Modeling with R

    By W. Holmes Finch, Brian F. French

    This book demonstrates how to conduct latent variable modeling (LVM) in R by highlighting the features of each model, their specialized uses, examples, sample code and output, and an interpretation of the results. Each chapter features a detailed example including the analysis of the data using R,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-16

  • Applying the Rasch Model

    Fundamental Measurement in the Human Sciences, Third Edition

    By Trevor Bond, Christine M. Fox

    Cited over 1900 times, this classic text facilitates a deep understanding of the Rasch model. The authors review the crucial properties of the model and demonstrate its use with a variety of examples from education, psychology, and health. A glossary and numerous illustrations aid the reader's…

    Paperback – 2015-06-16

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