The ETS Test Collection Catalog

Affective Measures and Personality Tests

Author: Educational Testing Service

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780897746922

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 5531


The major source of infornmation on the availability of standardized tests. -- Wilson Library BulletinCovers commercially available standardized tests and hard-to-locate research instruments.

The ETS Test Collection Catalog: Tests for special populations

Author: Educational Testing Service. Test Collection

Publisher: Oryx Pr

ISBN: 9780897744775

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 2811


"The major source of infornmation on the availability of standardized tests". -- Wilson Library Bulletin Covers commercially available standardized tests and hard-to-locate research instruments.

Vocational Tests and Measurement Devices

Author: Educational Testing Service

Publisher: Oryx Press

ISBN: 9780897748933

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 4694


"The major source of infornmation on the availability of standardized tests". -- Wilson Library Bulletin Covers commercially available standardized tests and hard-to-locate research instruments.

Theses and Dissertations

A Guide to Planning, Research, and Writing

Author: R. Murray Thomas,Dale L. Brubaker

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452294739

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 8260


Offers updated references, a new section on the Internet, and information on plagiarism. Covers the entire writing process: preparation, selecting topics, collecting information, interpreting results, and final presentation.

Social Science Reference Services

Author: Pam M. Baxter

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781560247180

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 253

View: 6924


This new book examines the topics and issues important to information professionals and librarians-in-training who serve clientele using social science materials. Social Science Reference Services addresses reference services across the spectrum of the social sciences and embraces a multidisciplinary approach to providing both materials and services to users. Chapters illuminate the variety of information formats available through a bewildering array of delivery mechanisms from an astounding number of sources. Social Science Reference Services discusses areas not adequately covered in previous publications, including data files, federal economic statistics, and reference literature on the European Community. Contributing authors address dissertation development, improving the handling of business reference queries, user education/bibliographic instruction, data files for social research, strategies for locating information on environmental public policy, and using economic statistics from the federal government. Additionally, chapters focus on: the importance of government-produced information to social science research providing quality reference services to the many constituencies within an academic community supplementing academic classroom experience with library programs that enhance the information-seeking skills of students the importance of data sets to social science research and incorporating their use into providing quality information services Social Science Reference Services also explores some of the challenges of the automated environment, including the impact of technology on the availability and accessibility of information. This book is an ideal guide for information professionals and students of library science who need efficient access to information in the social science field in order to help patrons effectively.

Educational and Psychological Tests in the Academic Library

Author: Rolland H. McGiverin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780866569156

Category: Education

Page: 94

View: 9689


Here is an indispensable resource for developing a first-rate collection of educational and psychological tests. Educational and Psychological Tests in the Academic Library offers valuable guidance in meeting the needs of school psychologists, psychiatrists, special education teachers, counselors, remedial specialists, speech therapists, and classroom teachers. Comprehensive in scope, this new volume includes everything from tips for planning a test collection and establishing collection development policies to a bibliography of tests organized by general type. Information concerning the time required, number of items, subtests, administration, and the purpose of the test is also provided to assist you with selecting tests for your collection.

Using and Developing Measurement Instruments in Science Education

A Rasch Modeling Approach

Author: Xiufeng Liu

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 1617350052

Category: Education

Page: 281

View: 9421


This book meets a demand in the science education community for a comprehensive and introductory measurement book in science education. It describes measurement instruments reported in refereed science education research journals, and introduces the Rasch modeling approach to developing measurement instruments in common science assessment domains, i.e. conceptual understanding, affective variables, science inquiry, learning progression, and learning environments. This book can help readers develop a sound understanding of measurement theories and approaches, particularly Rasch modeling, to using and developing measurement instruments for science education research. This book is for anyone who is interested in knowing what measurement instruments are available and how to develop measurement instruments for science education research. For example, this book can be a textbook for a graduate course in science education research methods; it helps graduate students develop competence in using and developing standardized measurement instruments for science education research. For use as a textbook there are summaries and exercises at the end of each chapter. Science education researchers, both beginning and experienced, may use this book as a reference for locating available and developing new measurement instruments when conducting a research study.

The Psychology Research Handbook

A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants

Author: Frederick T. L. Leong,James T. Austin

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761930221

Category: Psychology

Page: 516

View: 1945


A comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to the entire research process, this book quickly and efficiently equips advanced students and research assistants to conduct a full-scale investigation. The book is organized around the idea of a 'research script' that is, it follows the standard mode of research planning and design, data collection and analysis, and results writing. The volume contains 35 chapters, some co-authored by advanced graduate students who give their fellow students a touch of the 'real world' adding to the clarity and practicality of many chapters.