Psychology: Testing, Measurement and Assessment

  • Program Theory-Driven Evaluation Science: Strategies and Applications book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-05-22
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Explorations: Activities in Culture and Psychology book cover

    Cross-Cultural Explorations

    Activities in Culture and Psychology, 2nd Edition

    By Susan Goldstein

    This activities workbook is designed to facilitate students' understanding and application of major concepts and principles in the study of culture and psychology. The 90 activities in this workbook feature a wide range of engaging case studies, self-administered scales, mini-experiments, and…

    Paperback – 2007-01-08
    Routledge

  • Analyzing Rater Agreement: Manifest Variable Methods book cover

    Analyzing Rater Agreement

    Manifest Variable Methods

    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

  • Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for Cross-Cultural Assessment book cover

    Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for Cross-Cultural Assessment

    Edited by Ronald K. Hambleton, Peter F. Merenda, Charles D. Spielberger

    Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for Cross-Cultural Assessment critically examines and advances new methods and practices for adapting tests for cross-cultural assessment and research. The International Test Commission (ITC) guidelines for test adaptation and conceptual and…

    Paperback – 2006-05-09
    Psychology Press

  • Introduction to the Taxometric Method: A Practical Guide book cover

    Introduction to the Taxometric Method

    A Practical Guide

    By John Ruscio, Nick Haslam, Ayelet Meron Ruscio

    Introduction to the Taxometric Method is a user-friendly, practical guide to taxometric research. Drawing from both classic and contemporary research, it provides a comprehensive introduction to the method. With helpful tools and guidance, the book is intended to teach those new to the method, as…

    Paperback – 2006-04-11
    Routledge

  • A Paul Meehl Reader: Essays on the Practice of Scientific Psychology book cover

    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

    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…

    Hardback – 2006-04-07
    Routledge
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • Automated Scoring of Complex Tasks in Computer-Based Testing book cover

    Automated Scoring of Complex Tasks in Computer-Based Testing

    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
    Routledge

  • Defending Standardized Testing book cover

    Defending Standardized Testing

    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 book cover

    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.…

    Hardback – 2004-10-14
    Routledge

  • Scaling Methods book cover

    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 book cover

    Evaluating Social Programs and Problems

    Visions for the New Millennium

    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
    Routledge
    Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

  • The Ethics of Teaching: A Casebook book cover

    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

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