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Practical Assessment
Research & Evaluation
A peer-reviewed electronic journal. ISSN 1531-7714 
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green dot  2018 Overview of Data Mining`s Potential Benefits and Limitations in Education Research  Iwatani, Emi
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green dot  2018 A Note on Using the Nonparametric Levene Test When Population Means Are Unequal.   Shear, Benjamin R., Nordstokke, David W., & Zumbo, Bruno D. (
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green dot  2018 Contrast Analysis: A Tutorial  Antal Haans
Viewed 1,167 times since 5/29/2018.
green dot  2018 How to Perform a Literature Review with Free and Open Source Software  Joshua M. Pearce
Viewed 1,908 times since 5/24/2018.
green dot  2018 An Application of the Partial Credit IRT Model in Identifying Benchmarks for Polytomous Rating Scale Instruments  Enis Dogan
Viewed 596 times since 5/5/2018.
green dot  2018 Exploring Differences in Measurement and Reporting of Classroom Observation Inter-Rater Reliability  Wilhelm, Anne Garrison, Gillespie Rouse, Amy, & Jones, Francesca
Viewed 1,223 times since 4/5/2018.
green dot  2018 A Note on the Assumption of Identical Distributions for Nonparametric Tests of Location.  Nordstokke, David W. & Colp, S. Mitchell
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green dot  2018 Using Instrumental Variable Estimation to Evaluate Randomized Experiments with Imperfect Compliance  Francis L. Huang
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green dot  2018 Random Forest as a Predictive Analytics Alternative to Regression in Institutional Research  Lingjun He, Richard A. Levine, Juanjuan Fan, Joshua Beemer, and Jeanne Stronach
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green dot  2017 An Evaluation of Normal Versus Lognormal Distribution in Data Description and Empirical Analysis.  Diwakar, Rekha
Viewed 1,630 times since 12/21/2017.
green dot  2017 The Miscalculation of Interrater Reliability: A Case Study Involving the AAC&U VALUE Rubrics  Szafran, Robert
Viewed 820 times since 12/8/2017.
green dot  2017 Advocating the Broad Use of the Decision Tree Method in Education.  Gomes, Cristiano M. A., and Almeida, Leandro S
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green dot  2017 Data Transformations for Inference with Linear Regression: Clarifications and Recommendations.   Pek, J., Wong, O., & Wong, AC.
Viewed 1,910 times since 10/11/2017.
green dot  2017 The Use of Reddit as an Inexpensive Source for High-Quality Data.  Jamnik, Matthew R., & Lane, David J.
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green dot  2017 Hierarchical Linear Modeling with Maximum Likelihood, Restricted Maximum Likelihood, and Fully Bayesian Estimation  Boedeker, Peter
Viewed 2,764 times since 4/12/2017.
green dot  2016 Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling with R  Ravand, Hamdollah, & Baghaei, Purya
Viewed 4,546 times since 9/16/2016.
green dot  2016 Accuracy of range restriction correction with multiple imputation in small and moderate samples: A simulation study  Pfaffel, Andreas, & Spiel, Christiane
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green dot  2016 Measurement Error and Equating Error in Power Analysis  Phillips, Gary W., and Jiang, Tao
Viewed 2,241 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
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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.
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green dot  2016 Confidence Intervals for Effect Sizes: Applying Bootstrap Resampling.  Banjanovic, Erin S., and Osborne, Jason W.
Viewed 5,989 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 3,807 times since 2/19/2016.
green dot  2016 Tutorial on Using Regression Models with Count Outcomes using R  Beaujean, A. Alexander & Grant, Morgan B.
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green dot  2016 Data visualization of item-total correlation by median smoothing  Yu, Chong Ho, Douglas, Samantha, Lee, Anna, & An, Min
Viewed 3,004 times since 2/1/2016.
green dot  2015 A Practical Guide for Using Propensity Score Weighting in R.   Olmos, Antonio & Priyalatha Govindasamy
Viewed 15,484 times since 6/27/2015.
green dot  2015 What is Rotating in Exploratory Factor Analysis?   Osborne, Jason W.
Viewed 31,295 times since 1/7/2015.
green dot  2015 Linear Logistic Test Modeling with R  Baghaei, Purya & Kubinger, Klaus D
Viewed 5,789 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.
Viewed 34,366 times since 11/19/2014.
green dot  2014 A Primer on Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA) for Behavioral Scientists.   Warne, Russell
Viewed 21,691 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 3,498 times since 11/13/2014.
green dot  2014 Analyzing Group Level Effects with Clustered Data Using Taylor Series Linearization.  Huang, Francis L.
Viewed 4,095 times since 11/11/2014.
green dot  2014 Sample Size Determination for Regression Models Using Monte Carlo Methods in R.   Beaujean, A. Alexander
Viewed 19,547 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.
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green dot  2014 A Simulation Study of Missing Data with Multiple Missing X’s  Rubright, Jonathan D., Nandakumar, Ratna and Gluttin, Joseph J.
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green dot  2014 Estimating unbiased treatment effects in education using a regression discontinuity design.  Smith, William C.
Viewed 6,045 times since 8/3/2014.
green dot  2014 Quasi-Experiments in Schools: The Case for Historical Cohort Control Groups.   Walser, Tamara M.
Viewed 10,511 times since 6/23/2014.
green dot  2014 Improving Your Exploratory Factor Analysis for Ordinal Data: A Demonstration Using FACTOR.   Baglin, James
Viewed 18,767 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 7,149 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 4,954 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 10,700 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.
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green dot  2013 Assumptions of Multiple Regression: Correcting Two Misconceptions.  Williams, Matt N., Grajales, Carlos Alberto Gómez, & Kurkiewicz, Dason
Viewed 29,260 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 111,439 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 21,639 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 28,919 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 25,297 times since 3/5/2013.
green dot  2013 Factor Analysis using R.   Beaujean, A. Alexander
Viewed 32,324 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 13,857 times since 2/19/2013.
green dot  2013 Unit-weighted scales imply models that should be tested!   Beauducel, André & Leue, Anja
Viewed 5,106 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 11,296 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 7,117 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 97,736 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 9,376 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.
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green dot  2012 Terminating Sequential Delphi Survey Data Collection  Kalaian, Sema & Rafa M. Kasim
Viewed 8,362 times since 1/23/2012.
green dot  2012 Transforming Rubrics Using Factor Analysis  Baryla, Ed, Shelley, Gary and William Trainor
Viewed 7,658 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 29,051 times since 1/17/2012.
green dot  2011 Reporting and Discussing Effect Size: Still the Road Less Traveled?  McMillan, James H. & Jennifer Foley
Viewed 15,215 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 4,848 times since 9/19/2011.
green dot  2011 Cohen's d vs. Alternative Standardized Mean Group Difference Measures  Cahan, Sorel & Eyal Gamliel
Viewed 11,307 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 11,252 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 13,459 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 12,254 times since 2/22/2011.
green dot  2010 Yule-Simpson's Paradox in Research  Goltz, Heather Honoré & Matthew Lee Smith
Viewed 9,866 times since 10/18/2010.
green dot  2010 Improving your data transformations: Applying the Box-Cox transformation  Osborne, Jason
Viewed 54,641 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 52,991 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 10,825 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 7,244 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 102,298 times since 10/26/2009.
green dot  2009 A Guide to Writing the Dissertation Literature Review  Randolph, Justus
Viewed 187,178 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 14,214 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 8,589 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
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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 14,780 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
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green dot  2008 What Does it Mean to Be Average? The Miles per Gallon versus Gallons per Mile Paradox Revisited  Haans, Antal
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green dot  2008 Conducting External Profile Analysis with Multiple Regression  Culpepper, Steven Andrew
Viewed 14,901 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 16,062 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 16,601 times since 12/7/2007.
green dot  2007 Randomized Field Trials and Internal Validity: Not So Fast My Friend.  McMillan, James H.
Viewed 18,500 times since 12/3/2007.
green dot  2007 The Delphi Technique: Making Sense of Consensus  Hsu, Chia-Chien & Sandford, Brian A.
Viewed 56,058 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 14,207 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 32,919 times since 2/1/2007.
green dot  2006 Using Regression Mixture Analysis in Educational Research  Ding, Cody S.
Viewed 37,787 times since 11/28/2006.
green dot  2006 Consider Propensity Scores to Compare Treatments  Rudner, Lawrence M. & Johnette Peyton
Viewed 17,075 times since 11/17/2006.
green dot  2003 Patterns of Response and Nonresponse from Teachers to Traditional and Web Surveys  Mertler, Craig A.
Viewed 32,549 times since 10/7/2003.
green dot  2003 Reducing Error in Mail Surveys  Cui, Wei Wei
Viewed 64,260 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 57,710 times since 6/23/2003.
green dot  2002 Four assumptions of multiple regression that researchers should always test.  Osborne, Jason and Elaine Waters
Viewed 605,051 times since 1/7/2002.
green dot  2001 Replication: A Design Principle for Field Research  Schafer, William D.
Viewed 65,057 times since 4/18/2001.
green dot  2000 Advantages of Hierarchical Linear Modeling.  Osborne, Jason W.
Viewed 119,810 times since 1/10/2000.
green dot  1999 The Nature of Evaluation Part II: Training  Scriven, Michael
Viewed 57,712 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 70,089 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Hints for Designing Effective Questionnaires.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 156,638 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 151,475 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1992 Person-Fit Statistics: High Potential and Many Unanswered Questions.  Bracey, Gerald & Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 25,208 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1992 Resampling: A Marriage of Computers and Statistics.  Rudner, Lawrence M. & Shafer, Mary Morello
Viewed 25,882 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1991 Steps in Designing an Indicator System.  Shavelson, Richard J. & McDonnell, L. & J. Oakes
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green dot  1991 The Application of Case Study Evaluations.  Davey, Lynn
Viewed 65,028 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1991 Meta-Analysis in Educational Research.  Bangert-Drowns, Robert L. & Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 62,160 times since 11/13/1999.