The New Rules of Measurement: What Every Psychologist and Educator Should Know

The New Rules of Measurement: What Every Psychologist and Educator Should Know

By: Scott L. Hershberger (editor), Susan E. Embretson (editor)Paperback

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In this volume prominent scholars from both psychology and education describe how these new rules of measurement work and how they differ from the old rules. Several contributors have been involved in the recent construction or revision of a major test, while others are well-known for their theoretical contributions to measurement. The goal is to provide an integrated yet comprehensive reference source concerned with contemporary issues and approaches in testing and measurement.

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Contents

Contents: S.E. Embretson, S.L. Hershberger, Preface. S.E. Embretson, Issues in the Measurement of Cognitive Abilities. R.M. Thorndike, IRT and Intelligence Testing: Past, Present, and Future. M.H. Daniel, Behind the Scenes: Using New Measurement Methods on DAS and KAIT. B.D. Wright, Fundamental Measurement for Psychology. R.W. Woodcock, What Can Rasch-Based Scores Convey About a Person's Test Performance? G.A. Marcoulides, Generalizability Theory: Picking Up Where the Rasch IRT Model Leaves Off? S.L. Hershberger, Introduction to Personality Measurement. J.E. Exner, Jr., The Rorschach: Measurement Concepts and Issues of Validity. N.G. Waller, Searching for Structure in the MMPI. S.P. Reise, Personality Measurement Issues Viewed Through the Eyes of IRT. S.E. Embretson, S.L. Hershberger, Summary and Future of Psychometric Methods in Testing.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/1999
  • ISBN13: 9781138003019
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 274
  • ID: 9781138003019
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 1138003018

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