Psychology: Testing, Measurement and Assessment

  • The Rasch Model: A Gentle Introduction to Item Response Theory With Examples in R book cover

    The Rasch Model

    A Gentle Introduction to Item Response Theory With Examples in R

    By Carolin Strobl, Matthew David Zeigenfuse

    This book provides a concise introduction to the topic of the Rasch model, which has become relatively well-known since it was used in the PISA study. In addition to a clear presentation of the underlying theory, the book also offers a practical introduction to fitting Rasch models by means of the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Navigating Teacher Licensure Exams: Success and Self-Discovery on the High-Stakes Path to the Classroom book cover

    Navigating Teacher Licensure Exams

    Success and Self-Discovery on the High-Stakes Path to the Classroom

    By Emery Petchauer

    Navigating Teacher Licensure Exams offers practical, empirically sourced insights into the high-stakes licensure exams required in most states for teacher certification. This unique resource foregrounds the experiences of diverse preservice teachers, including teachers of color, to understand how…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10 

  • Patient-Focused and Feedback Research in Psychotherapy book cover

    Patient-Focused and Feedback Research in Psychotherapy

    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 – 2018-12-01 

  • Educational and Psychological Measurement book cover

    Educational and Psychological Measurement

    By W. Holmes Finch, Brian F. French

    This new text provides the most current coverage of measurement and psychometrics in a single volume. Authors W. Holmes Finch and Brian F. French first review the basics of psychometrics and measurement, before moving on to more complex topics such as equating and scaling, item response theory,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 

  • Psychological Testing: Theory and Practice book cover

    Psychological Testing

    Theory and Practice

    By Colin Cooper

    Psychological tests are everywhere. They are widely used by practitioners, researchers, clinicians, and educators -anyone, in fact, who needs to measure various aspects of personality, cognitive abilities, mood and suchlike. Psychometrics is the science of psychological assessment. It covers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05 

  • An Introduction to Psychological Tests and Scales book cover

    An Introduction to Psychological Tests and Scales

    3rd Edition

    By Kate Loewenthal, Christopher Alan Lewis

    An Introduction to Psychological Tests and Scales provides a clear, concise and jargon-free primer for all those embarking in fieldwork or research analysis. The book contains detailed guidelines for locating and constructing psychological measures, including descriptions of popular psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 

  • Longitudinal Multivariate Psychology book cover

    Longitudinal Multivariate Psychology

    Edited by Emilio Ferrer, Steven M. Boker, Kevin J. Grimm

    This volume presents a collection of chapters focused on the study of multivariate change. As people develop and change, multivariate measurement of that change and analysis of those measures can illuminate the regularities in the trajectories of individual development, as well as time-dependent…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • Professional Behaviors and Dispositions: Counseling Competencies and Lifelong Growth book cover

    Professional Behaviors and Dispositions

    Counseling Competencies and Lifelong Growth

    By Candace M. McLain, Joelle P. Lewis

    Professional Behaviors and Dispositions teaches counselors in training (CITs) how to cultivate counselor competencies and critical thinking skills in support of lifelong professional development. CITs will first gain a detailed understanding of the professional behaviors and dispositions expected…

    Paperback – 2018-09-12 

  • Measurement in Social Psychology book cover

    Measurement in Social Psychology

    Edited by Hart Blanton, LaCroix Jessica M., Webster Gregory D.

    Although best known for experimental methods, social psychology also has a strong tradition of measurement. This volume seeks to highlight this tradition by introducing readers to measurement strategies that help drive social psychological research and theory development. The books opens with an…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10 
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Program Evaluation: Methods and Case Studies book cover

    Program Evaluation

    Methods and Case Studies, 9th Edition

    By Kenneth J. Linfield, Emil J. Posavac

    This text provides a solid foundation in program evaluation, covering the main components of evaluating agencies and their programs, how best to address those components, and the procedures to follow when conducting evaluations. Different models and approaches are paired with practical techniques,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16

  • Assessment of Mental Health, Religion and Culture: The Development and Examination of Psychometric Measures book cover

    Assessment of Mental Health, Religion and Culture

    The Development and Examination of Psychometric Measures

    Edited by Christopher Alan Lewis

    Assessment of mental health, religion and culture: The development and examination of psychometric measures focuses on questionnaires that are of practical value for researchers interested in examining the relationship between the constructs of mental health, religion, and culture. Three…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05

  • Designing Quality Authentic Assessments book cover

    Designing Quality Authentic Assessments

    By Tay Hui Yong

    This book examines the principles and practice of authentic assessment. It seeks to answer the following questions. What is authentic assessment? How is authentic assessment different from 'performance assessment' or 'alternative assessment'? How can authentic assessment support learner-centred…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Assessment in Schools: Principles in Practice

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