James Madison University

Research - Publications

Publication titles followed by * are those in which one or more students participated during their graduate work at JMU.

Publications - 2008

Campbell, H., Barry, C., Joe, J. & Finney, S. J. (2008). Configural, metric, and scalar invariance of the Modified Achievement Goal Questionnaire across African American and White university students. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 68, 988 –1007. *

Cordon, S. L., & Finney, S. J. (2008). Measurement invariance of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale. Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 40, 228 -245.

DeMars, C. E. (2008).  Polytomous DIF and violations of ordering of the expected latent trait by the raw score.  Educational and Psychological Measurement, 68, 379-396.

Grove, A. B., Evans, S. W., Pastor, D. A., & Mack, S. D. (2008). A meta-analytic examination of follow-up studies of programs designed to prevent the primary symptoms of oppositional defiant and conduct disorders. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 13, 169-184.

Joe, J. N., Harmes, J. C., & Barry, C. L. (2008). General education outcomes assessment within the arts and humanities: A qualitative approach to developing objectives. Journal of General Education, 57(3), 131-151. *

Miller, B. J. & Sundre, D. L. (2008). Achievement goal orientation toward general education vs. overall coursework. Journal of General Education 57(3), 152-169.

Parshall, C. G., & Harmes, J. C. (2008, Summer). The design of innovative item types: targeting constructs, selecting innovations, and refining prototypes. CLEAR Exam Review, 19(2), 18-25.

Pieper, S. L., Fulcher, K. H., Sundre, D. L. & Erwin, T. D. (2008). “What do I do with the data now?”: Analyzing assessment information for accountability and improvement. Research and Practice in Assessment, 2 (1), Retrieved February 15, 2008 from http://www.virginiaassessment.org

Serpell, Z. N., Evans, S. W., Schultz, B. K., & Pastor, D. A. (2008). Incremental benefits of school-based treatment for adolescents with ADHD. The ADHD Report, 16, 1-7.

Sundre, D. L. (2008). Guest editor’s note. Journal of General Education, 57(3), vii-viii.

Thelk, A, (2008). Detecting items that function differently for two- and four-year college students. Research and Practice in Assessment, 2 (1), Retrieved February 15, 2008 from http://www.virginiaassessment.org/rpa/3/Thelk.pdf.