James Madison University

Research - Publications

Publications: 2011

Bandalos, D.L., Davis, S., Ferster, A., & Samuelsen, K. (2011). Validation of High-Stakes Testing and Accountability Systems. In K. Geissinger and J. Boivard, (Eds.), Contemporary Issues in High Stakes Testing. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Brown, A. R., Finney, S. J., & France, M. K. (2011). Using the bifactor model to represent the dimensionality of the Hong Psychological Reactance Scale. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 71, 170-185.

Brown, A. R. & Finney, S. J. (2011). Low-stakes testing and psychological reactance: Using the Hong Psychological Reactance Scale to better understand compliant and non-compliant examinees. International Journal of Testing, 11, 248 - 270.

DeMars, C. E. (2011). An analytic comparison of effect sizes for differential item functioning. Applied Measurement in Education, 24, 189-209.

DeMars, C. E., & Lau, A. (2011). DIF detection with latent classes: How accurately can we detect who is responding differentially? Educational and Psychological Measurement, 71, 597-616.

DeMars, C. E. (2011). [Review of the book The theory and practice of item response theory, by R. J. de Ayala]. International Journal of Testing, 11, 211-214.

Garcia-Barrera, M. A., Kamphaus, R. W., & Bandalos, D. (2011). Theoretical and Statistical Derivation of a Screener for the Behavioral Assessment of Executive Functions in Children. Psychological Assessment, 23, 64-79. DOI: 10.1037/a0021097

Hurney, C. A., Brown, J., Griscom, H. P., Kancler, E., Wigtil, C. J., & Sundre, D. L. (2011). Closing the loop: Involving faculty in the assessment of scientific and quantitative reasoning skills of Biology majors.  Journal of College Science Teaching, 40, (6), 18-23.

Kopp, J.P., Zinn, T. E., Finney, S.J., & Jurich, D. P. (2011). The development and evaluation of the Academic Entitlement Questionnaire. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 44, 105 – 129.

Senko, C., Hulleman, C. S., & Harackiewicz, J. M. (2011). Achievement goal theory at the crossroads: Old controversies, current challenges, and new directions. Educational Psychologist, 48(1), 26-47.

Swerdzewski, Peter J., Harmes, J. Christine & Finney, Sara J. (2011) Two Approaches for Identifying Low-Motivated Students in a Low-Stakes Assessment Context. Applied Measurement in Education, 24,162-188.