ERIC Number: ED435696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The New Rules of Measurement: What Every Psychologist and Educator Should Know.
Embretson, Susan E., Ed.; Hershberger, Scott L., Ed.
Scholars from psychology and education describe how the new rules of measurement work and how they differ from the old rules. The collection provides an integrated and comprehensive reference source concerned with contemporary issues and approaches in testing and measurement. The chapters are: (1) "Issues in the Measurement of Cognitive Abilities" (Susan E. Embretson); (2) IRT and Intelligence Testing: Past, Present, and Future" (Robert M. Thorndike); (3) "Behind the Scenes; Using New Measurement Methods on DAS and KAIT" (Mark H. Daniel); (4) "Fundamental Measurement for Psychology" (Benjamin D. Wright); (5) "What Can Rasch-Based Scores Convey about a Person's Test Performance?" (Richard W. Woodcock); (7) "Generalizability Theory: Picking Up Where the Rasch IRT Model Leaves Off?" (George A. Marcoulides); (7) "Introduction to Personality Measurement" (Scott L. Hershberger); (8) "The Rorschach: Measurement Concepts and Issues of Validity" (John E. Exner, Jr.); (9) "Searching for Structure in the MMPI" (Niels G. Waller); (10) "Personality Measurement Issues Viewed through the Eyes of IRT" (Steven P. Reise); and (11) "Summary and Future of Psychometric Methods in Testing" (Susan E. Embretson and Scott L. Hershberger). Each chapter contains references. (Contains 42 tables and 45 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Psychology, Generalizability Theory, Intelligence Tests, Item Response Theory, Measurement Techniques, Personality Assessment, Psychometrics, Tables (Data)
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