Testing, Measurement and Assessment Products

  • Automated Scoring of Complex Tasks in Computer-Based Testing

    1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Williamson, Robert J. Mislevy, Isaac I. Bejar

    The use of computers and the Internet in the testing community has expanded the opportunity for innovative testing. Until now, there was no one source that reviewed the latest methods of automated scoring for complex assessments. This is the first volume to provide that coverage, along with…

    Paperback – 2006-04-04

  • 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

  • Constructing Measures

    An Item Response Modeling Approach, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Hardback – 2004-10-14

  • 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

  • Evaluating Social Programs and Problems

    Visions for the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart I. Donaldson, Michael Scriven

    Today's evaluators are being challenged to help design and evaluate social programs intended to prevent and ameliorate complex social problems in a variety of settings, including schools, communities, and not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Drawing upon the knowledge and experience of…

    Paperback – 2002-08-01
    Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

  • The Ethics of Teaching

    A Casebook, 2nd Edition

    By Patricia Keith-Spiegel, Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Deborah Ware Balogh, David V. Perkins, Arno F. Wittig

    The Ethics of Teaching provides a frank discussion of the most frequently encountered ethical dilemmas that can arise in educational settings, as well as tips on how to avoid these predicaments and how to deal with them when they do occur. The goal is to stimulate discussion and raise faculties'…

    Paperback – 2002-07-01
    Psychology Press

  • Academic Dishonesty

    An Educator's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Patricia Keith-Spiegel

    This book, written by two nationally renowned scholars in the area of ethics in higher education, is intended to help teachers and administrators understand and handle problems of academic dishonesty. Chock-full of practical advice, the book is divided into three parts. Part I reviews the existing…

    Paperback – 2001-12-01
    Psychology Press

  • Item Response Theory

    1st Edition

    By Susan E. Embretson, Steven P. Reise

    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…

    Paperback – 2000-05-01
    Psychology Press
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • The New Psychometrics

    Science, Psychology and Measurement, 1st Edition

    By Paul Kline

    Many psychological factors are little more than statistical descriptions of particular sets of data and have no real significance. Paul Kline uses his long and extensive knowledge of psychological measurement to argue that truly scientific forms of measurement could be developed to create a new…

    Paperback – 2000-03-02

  • Test Theory

    A Unified Treatment, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 1999-07-01
    Psychology Press

  • Modern Psychometrics

    2nd Edition

    By John Rust, Susan Golombok

    The edition of this classic text has been completely revised and updated, taking into account recent developments in the field of psychometrics. Part 1 of Modern Psychometrics outlines the background, history and controversies surrounding psychological testing. Part 2 provides a practical guide for…

    Paperback – 1999-06-03

  • Measurement, Design, and Analysis

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 1991-05-01
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

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