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Practical Assessment
Research & Evaluation
A peer-reviewed electronic journal. ISSN 1531-7714 
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green dot  2016 Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling with R  Ravand, Hamdollah, & Baghaei, Purya
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green dot  2016 Accuracy of range restriction correction with multiple imputation in small and moderate samples: A simulation study  Pfaffel, Andreas, & Spiel, Christiane
Viewed 500 times since 9/13/2016.
green dot  2016 Measurement Error and Equating Error in Power Analysis  Phillips, Gary W., and Jiang, Tao
Viewed 528 times since 8/8/2016.
green dot  2016 Regularization Methods for Fitting Linear Models with Small Sample Sizes: Fitting the Lasso Estimator using R.   Finch, W. Holmes, & Finch, Maria E. Hernandez
Viewed 1,042 times since 5/8/2016.
green dot  2016 A Comparison of Three Approaches to Correct for Direct and Indirect Range Restrictions: A Simulation Study.   Pfaffel, Andreas, Schober, Barbara, & Spiel, Christiane.
Viewed 1,436 times since 3/24/2016.
green dot  2016 Confidence Intervals for Effect Sizes: Applying Bootstrap Resampling.  Banjanovic, Erin S., and Osborne, Jason W.
Viewed 2,086 times since 3/11/2016.
green dot  2016 A Brief Guide to Decisions at Each Step of the Propensity Score Matching Process.   Harris, Heather, & Horst, S. Jeanne
Viewed 1,776 times since 2/19/2016.
green dot  2016 Tutorial on Using Regression Models with Count Outcomes using R  Beaujean, A. Alexander & Grant, Morgan B.
Viewed 3,921 times since 2/2/2016.
green dot  2016 Data visualization of item-total correlation by median smoothing  Yu, Chong Ho, Douglas, Samantha, Lee, Anna, & An, Min
Viewed 1,438 times since 2/1/2016.
green dot  2015 A Practical Guide for Using Propensity Score Weighting in R.   Olmos, Antonio & Priyalatha Govindasamy
Viewed 10,133 times since 6/27/2015.
green dot  2015 What is Rotating in Exploratory Factor Analysis?   Osborne, Jason W.
Viewed 16,843 times since 1/7/2015.
green dot  2015 Linear Logistic Test Modeling with R  Baghaei, Purya & Kubinger, Klaus D
Viewed 3,838 times since 1/1/2014.
green dot  2014 A Step-by-Step Guide to Propensity Score Matching in R  Randolph, Justus J., Falbe, Kristina, Manuel, Austin Kureethara, & Balloun, Joseph L.
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green dot  2014 A Primer on Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA) for Behavioral Scientists.   Warne, Russell
Viewed 14,619 times since 11/18/2014.
green dot  2014 Modelling the preferences of students for alternative assignment designs using the Discrete Choice Experiment methodology.  Kennelly, B., Flannery, D., Considine. J., Doherty. E., & Hynes, S.
Viewed 2,214 times since 11/13/2014.
green dot  2014 Analyzing Group Level Effects with Clustered Data Using Taylor Series Linearization.  Huang, Francis L.
Viewed 2,868 times since 11/11/2014.
green dot  2014 Sample Size Determination for Regression Models Using Monte Carlo Methods in R.   Beaujean, A. Alexander
Viewed 14,758 times since 8/23/2014.
green dot  2014 Impact of Sample Size and Variability on the Power and Type I Error Rates of Equivalence Tests: A Simulation Study.   Rusticus, Shayna A. & Lovato, Chris Y.
Viewed 9,711 times since 8/16/2014.
green dot  2014 A Simulation Study of Missing Data with Multiple Missing X’s  Rubright, Jonathan D., Nandakumar, Ratna and Gluttin, Joseph J.
Viewed 4,122 times since 8/12/2014.
green dot  2014 Estimating unbiased treatment effects in education using a regression discontinuity design.  Smith, William C.
Viewed 4,387 times since 8/3/2014.
green dot  2014 Quasi-Experiments in Schools: The Case for Historical Cohort Control Groups.   Walser, Tamara M.
Viewed 7,579 times since 6/23/2014.
green dot  2014 Improving Your Exploratory Factor Analysis for Ordinal Data: A Demonstration Using FACTOR.   Baglin, James
Viewed 15,233 times since 6/14/2014.
green dot  2014 Exploring the Limitations of Measures of Students` Socioeconomic Status (SES)  Dickinson, Emily R. & Jill L. Adelson
Viewed 4,929 times since 5/15/2014.
green dot  2013 Educational Research with Real-World Data: Reducing Selection Bias with Propensity Score Analysis.  Adelson, Jill L.
Viewed 3,223 times since 12/18/2013.
green dot  2013 Comparing Propensity Score Methods in Balancing Covariates and Recovering Impact in Small Sample Educational Program Evaluations.  Stone, Clement A. & Tang, Yun
Viewed 7,957 times since 11/5/2013.
green dot  2013 Normality of residuals is a continuous variable, and does seem to influence the trustworthiness of confidence intervals : A response to, and appreciation of, Williams, Grajales, and Kurkiewicz (2013)  Osborne, Jason W.
Viewed 3,401 times since 9/6/2013.
green dot  2013 Assumptions of Multiple Regression: Correcting Two Misconceptions.  Williams, Matt N., Grajales, Carlos Alberto Gómez, & Kurkiewicz, Dason
Viewed 20,824 times since 9/6/2013.
green dot  2013 Using the Student's t-test with extremely small sample sizes  de Winter, J.C.F.
Viewed 87,400 times since 8/6/2013.
green dot  2013 Determining the Number of Factors to Retain in EFA: Using the SPSS R-Menu v2.0 to Make More Judicious Estimations  Courtney, Matthew Gordon Ray
Viewed 14,676 times since 4/30/2013.
green dot  2013 Forest plots in Excel: Moving beyond a clump of trees to a forest of visual information.   Derzon, James H. & Alford, Aaron A.
Viewed 21,737 times since 4/29/2013.
green dot  2013 Practical Considerations for Using Exploratory Factor Analysis in Educational Research.   Beavers, Amy S., Lounsbury, John W., Richards, Jennifer K., Huck, Schuyler W., Skolits, Gary J. & Esquivel, Shelley L.
Viewed 20,032 times since 3/5/2013.
green dot  2013 Factor Analysis using R.   Beaujean, A. Alexander
Viewed 30,309 times since 2/25/2013.
green dot  2013 Studies of the Effect of Formative Assessment on Student Achievement: So Much More is Needed.   McMillan, James H., Venable, Jessica C., & Varier, Divya
Viewed 11,559 times since 2/19/2013.
green dot  2013 Unit-weighted scales imply models that should be tested!   Beauducel, André & Leue, Anja
Viewed 3,810 times since 2/18/2013.
green dot  2012 Replication Analysis in Exploratory Factor Analysis: What it is and why it makes your analysis better.  Osborne, Jason W. & David C. Fitzpatrick
Viewed 8,703 times since 11/1/2012.
green dot  2012 Logits and tigers and bears, oh my! A brief look at the simple math of logistic regression and how it can improve dissemination of results.   Osborne, Jason W.
Viewed 5,961 times since 6/6/2012.
green dot  2012 Interpreting Multiple Linear Regression: A Guidebook of Variable Importance  Nathans, Laura L., Oswald, Frederick L., & Nimon, Kim
Viewed 86,397 times since 4/29/2012.
green dot  2012 A Demonstration of a Systematic Item-Reduction Approach Using Structural Equation Modeling.   Larwin, Karen & Harvey, Milton
Viewed 8,013 times since 4/23/2012.
green dot  2011 Exploring Item Order in Anxiety-Related Constructs: Practical Impacts of Serial Position.   Carleton, R. Nicholas, Thibodeau, Michel A., Osborne, Jason W. & Asmundson, Gordon J. G.
Viewed 4,867 times since 4/21/2012.
green dot  2012 Terminating Sequential Delphi Survey Data Collection  Kalaian, Sema & Rafa M. Kasim
Viewed 6,359 times since 1/23/2012.
green dot  2012 Transforming Rubrics Using Factor Analysis  Baryla, Ed, Shelley, Gary and William Trainor
Viewed 6,244 times since 1/23/2012.
green dot  2012 Estimating ordinal reliability for Likert-type and ordinal item response data: A conceptual, empirical, and practical guide  Gadermann, Anne M., Guhn, Martin & Bruno D. Zumbo
Viewed 23,424 times since 1/17/2012.
green dot  2011 Reporting and Discussing Effect Size: Still the Road Less Traveled?  McMillan, James H. & Jennifer Foley
Viewed 12,886 times since 10/18/2011.
green dot  2011 Best Practices in Using Large, Complex Samples: The Importance of Using Appropriate Weights and Design Effect Compensation  Osborne, Jason
Viewed 3,899 times since 9/19/2011.
green dot  2011 Cohen's d vs. Alternative Standardized Mean Group Difference Measures  Cahan, Sorel & Eyal Gamliel
Viewed 9,415 times since 6/28/2011.
green dot  2011 Applying Tests of Equivalence for Multiple Group Comparisons: Demonstration of the Confidence Interval Approach.  Rusticus, Shayna A. & Chris Y. Lovato
Viewed 8,962 times since 4/25/2011.
green dot  2011 The operating characteristics of the nonparametric Levene test for equal variances with assessment and evaluation data.  Nordstokke, David W., Zumbo, Bruno D., Cairns, Sharon L., Saklofske, Donald H.
Viewed 11,589 times since 2/26/2011.
green dot  2011 Formative Use of Assessment Information: It’s a Process, So Let’s Say What We Mean  Good, Robert
Viewed 10,319 times since 2/22/2011.
green dot  2010 Yule-Simpson's Paradox in Research  Goltz, Heather Honoré & Matthew Lee Smith
Viewed 8,407 times since 10/18/2010.
green dot  2010 Improving your data transformations: Applying the Box-Cox transformation  Osborne, Jason
Viewed 50,121 times since 10/6/2010.
green dot  2012 Five-Point Likert Items: t test versus Mann-Whitney-Wilcoxon (Addendum added October 2012)  de Winter, J. C. F. & D. Dodou
Viewed 45,517 times since 10/6/2010.
green dot  2010 Prevalence and characteristics of student attitude surveys used in public elementary schools in the United States  Stapleton, Laura M., Cafarelli, Michael, Almario, Miguel N. and Ching, Tom
Viewed 9,602 times since 5/18/2010.
green dot  2010 Analyzing the longitudinal K-12 grading histories of entire cohorts of students: Grades, data driven decision making, dropping out and hierarchical cluster analysis.  Bowers, Alex J.
Viewed 6,237 times since 5/12/2010.
green dot  2009 Understanding and Using Factor Scores: Considerations for the Applied Researcher  DiStefano, Christine, Zhu, Min & Mîndrilã, Diana
Viewed 94,363 times since 10/26/2009.
green dot  2009 A Guide to Writing the Dissertation Literature Review  Randolph, Justus
Viewed 174,275 times since 6/4/2009.
green dot  2009 Examining Design and Inter-Rater Reliability of a Rubric Measuring Research Quality across Multiple Disciplines  Bresciani, Marilee J., Oakleaf, Megan, Kolkhorst, Fred, Nebeker, Camille, Barlow, Jessica, Duncan, Kristin, and Hickmott, Jessica
Viewed 13,037 times since 5/29/2009.
green dot  2009 Combining Dual Scaling with Semi-Structured Interviews to Interpret Rating Differences  Childs, Ruth A., Ram, Anita & Xu, Yunmei
Viewed 7,562 times since 5/26/2009.
green dot  2009 Using recursive regression to explore nonlinear relationships and interactions: A tutorial applied to a multicultural education study  Strang, Kenneth David
Viewed 14,572 times since 3/16/2009.
green dot  2009 Evaluating the collaborative strategic reading intervention: An overview of randomized controlled trial options.   Hitchcock, J.H., Kurki, A., Wilkins, C., Dimino, J., and Gersten, R.
Viewed 13,736 times since 1/28/2009.
green dot  2008 Revisiting the Collinear Data Problem: An Assessment of Estimator 'Ill-Conditioning' in Linear Regression   Callaghan, Karen J. and Chen, Jie
Viewed 14,123 times since 6/18/2008.
green dot  2008 What Does it Mean to Be Average? The Miles per Gallon versus Gallons per Mile Paradox Revisited  Haans, Antal
Viewed 15,675 times since 4/8/2008.
green dot  2008 Conducting External Profile Analysis with Multiple Regression  Culpepper, Steven Andrew
Viewed 13,753 times since 1/9/2008.
green dot  2007 A data visualization and data mining approach to response and non-response analysis in survey research  Yu,Chong Ho,  Jannasch-Pennell, Angel,  DiGangi,Samuel,  Kim,Chang & Andrews, Sandra
Viewed 14,620 times since 12/20/2007.
green dot  2007 Minimizing Non-Response in The Delphi Process: How to Respond to Non-Response  Hsu, Chia-Chien & Sandford, Brian A.
Viewed 15,177 times since 12/7/2007.
green dot  2007 Randomized Field Trials and Internal Validity: Not So Fast My Friend.  McMillan, James H.
Viewed 17,332 times since 12/3/2007.
green dot  2007 The Delphi Technique: Making Sense of Consensus  Hsu, Chia-Chien & Sandford, Brian A.
Viewed 43,771 times since 8/30/2007.
green dot  2007 Assessing Program Outcomes When Participation Is Voluntary: Getting More Out of a Static-Group Comparison.   Szafran, Robert F.
Viewed 12,856 times since 5/29/2007.
green dot  2007 Determining the Number of Factors to Retain in EFA: An easy-to-use computer program for carrying out Parallel Analysis  Ledesma, Rubén Daniel and Pedro Valero-Mora
Viewed 30,668 times since 2/1/2007.
green dot  2006 Using Regression Mixture Analysis in Educational Research  Ding, Cody S.
Viewed 34,444 times since 11/28/2006.
green dot  2006 Consider Propensity Scores to Compare Treatments  Rudner, Lawrence M. & Johnette Peyton
Viewed 15,686 times since 11/17/2006.
green dot  2003 Patterns of Response and Nonresponse from Teachers to Traditional and Web Surveys  Mertler, Craig A.
Viewed 30,617 times since 10/7/2003.
green dot  2003 Reducing Error in Mail Surveys  Cui, Wei Wei
Viewed 62,187 times since 9/2/2003.
green dot  2003 Meta-analysis methods for synthesizing treatment effects in multisite studies: hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) perspective  Kalaian, Sema A.
Viewed 56,187 times since 6/23/2003.
green dot  2002 Four assumptions of multiple regression that researchers should always test.  Osborne, Jason and Elaine Waters
Viewed 547,917 times since 1/7/2002.
green dot  2001 Replication: A Design Principle for Field Research  Schafer, William D.
Viewed 62,454 times since 4/18/2001.
green dot  2000 Advantages of Hierarchical Linear Modeling.  Osborne, Jason W.
Viewed 113,592 times since 1/10/2000.
green dot  1999 The Nature of Evaluation Part II: Training  Scriven, Michael
Viewed 56,021 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1997 Designing Structured Interviews for Educational Research.  -
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green dot  1996 Pitfalls of Data Analysis.  Helberg, Clay
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green dot  1996 Kerlinger's Research Myths.  Daniel, Larry G.
Viewed 62,897 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Hints for Designing Effective Questionnaires.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 151,459 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Authorship Ethics.  Syrett, Kristen L. & Rudner, Lawrence M.
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green dot  1994 The Concept of Statistical Significance Testing.  Thompson, Bruce
Viewed 145,382 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1992 Person-Fit Statistics: High Potential and Many Unanswered Questions.  Bracey, Gerald & Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 24,116 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1992 Resampling: A Marriage of Computers and Statistics.  Rudner, Lawrence M. & Shafer, Mary Morello
Viewed 24,756 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1991 Steps in Designing an Indicator System.  Shavelson, Richard J. & McDonnell, L. & J. Oakes
Viewed 31,317 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1991 The Application of Case Study Evaluations.  Davey, Lynn
Viewed 61,754 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1991 Meta-Analysis in Educational Research.  Bangert-Drowns, Robert L. & Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 60,037 times since 11/13/1999.