Test Development, Validity & Scaling Methods Products

  • Patient-Focused and Feedback Research in Psychotherapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Kim de Jong, Julian Rubel

    In the last 15 years feedback interventions have had a significant impact on the field of psychotherapy research and have demonstrated their potential to enhance treatment outcomes, especially for patients with an increased risk of treatment failure. Current investigations on feedback research are…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08

  • Item Generation for Test Development

    1st Edition

    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

  • Test Scoring

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Thissen, Howard Wainer

    Test Scoring provides a summary of traditional true score test theory and modern item response theory related to scoring tests, as well as novel developments resulting from the integration of these approaches. The background material introduced in the first four chapters builds a foundation for the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Frontiers of Test Validity Theory

    Measurement, Causation, and Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Keith A. Markus, Denny Borsboom

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-04-09
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • Analyzing Rater Agreement

    Manifest Variable Methods, 1st Edition

    By Alexander von Eye, Eun Young Mun

    Agreement among raters is of great importance in many domains. For example, in medicine, diagnoses are often provided by more than one doctor to make sure the proposed treatment is optimal. In criminal trials, sentencing depends, among other things, on the complete agreement among the jurors. In…

    Paperback – 2006-09-07
    Psychology Press

  • Defending Standardized Testing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Phelps

    The education reform movement of the past two decades has focused on raising academic standards. Some standards advocates attach a testing mechanism to gauge the extent to which high standards are actually accomplished, whereas some critics accuse the push for standards and testing of impeding…

    Paperback – 2005-02-17
    Psychology Press

  • Scaling Methods

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Dunn-Rankin, Gerald A. Knezek, Susan R. Wallace, Shuqiang Zhang

    Scaling Methods is written for professionals in the behavioral sciences who analyze data that results from subjective responses. Other books on scaling attitudes or measuring perceptions focus on the psychometrician's view of measurement. This book focuses on the users' view by concentrating on…

    Paperback – 2004-07-13
    Psychology Press

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