Textbooks: Testing, Measurement and Assessment

  • 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

  • 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

  • Intelligence and Human Abilities

    Structure, Origins and Applications

    By Colin Cooper

    Psychological research into human intelligence and abilities presents us with a number of difficult questions: Are human abilities explained by a single core intelligence or by multiple intelligences? How should abilities be assessed? With tests unlike the problems which people normally have…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08

  • Latent Variable Modeling Using R

    A Step-by-Step Guide

    By A. Alexander Beaujean

    This step-by-step guide is written for R and latent variable model (LVM) novices. Utilizing a path model approach and focusing on the lavaan package, this book is designed to help readers quickly understand LVMs and their analysis in R. The author reviews the reasoning behind the syntax selected…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06

  • A Cognitive Neuropsychological Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Aphasia

    A clinician's guide, 2nd Edition

    By Anne Whitworth, Janet Webster, David Howard

    This is a second edition of the highly popular volume used by clinicians and students in the assessment and intervention of aphasia. It provides both a theoretical and practical reference to cognitive neuropsychological approaches for speech-language pathologists and therapists working with people…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Psychology Press

  • Measurement Theory in Action

    Case Studies and Exercises, Second Edition

    By Kenneth S. Shultz, David J. Whitney, Michael J. Zickar

    This book helps readers apply testing and measurement theories. Featuring 22 self-standing modules, instructors can pick and choose the ones that are most appropriate for their course. Each module features an overview of a measurement issue and a step-by-step application of that theory. Best…

    Paperback – 2013-11-07

  • Principles of Behavior

    Seventh Edition

    By Richard Malott, Joseph T. Shane

    Since the first edition of Principles of Behavior, the authors have sought to address the unique needs of students. This title has been written so that students of all levels will benefit from a solid introduction to the principles of behavior. The authors have laid the ground work for behavior…

    Paperback – 2013-11-03
    Psychology Press

  • Cross-Cultural Psychology

    Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications, Fifth Edition

    By Eric B. Shiraev, David A. Levy

    Dynamic author team provides comprehensive overview with focus on critical-thinking. The fifth edition continues a heavy focus on applying critical thinking framework in examining, analyzing, and evaluating psychological data. With significant rewriting and additional new topics as well as updated…

    Hardback – 2012-07-05

  • Introduction to Psychometric Theory

    By Tenko Raykov, George A. Marcoulides

    This new text provides a state-of the-art introduction to educational and psychological testing and measurement theory that reflects many intellectual developments of the past two decades. The book introduces psychometric theory using a latent variable modeling (LVM) framework and emphasizes…

    Hardback – 2010-09-22

  • Program Evaluation

    Methods and Case Studies, 8th Edition

    By Emil Posavac

    Comprehensive yet accessible, this text provides a practical introduction to the skills, attitudes, and methods required to assess the worth and value of human services offered in public and private organizations in a wide range of fields. Students are introduced to the need for such activities,…

    Hardback – 2010-07-04

  • Multicultural Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

    This text introduces student to cultural and minority status issues in psychology, and the role of multicultural issues in mainstream research. It focuses on multiple cultural groups that co-exist in the United States, and the sociopolitical aspects of this co-existence. An emphasis on empirical…

    Hardback – 2009-07-26

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