James Madison University

Research - Publications

Publications: 2016


Ames, A. J., Smith, K. L., Sanchez, E. R. H., Pyle, L. K., Ball, T. C., & Hawk, W. J. (2016, December). Impact and persistence of ethical reasoning education on student learning: Results from a module-based ethical reasoning educational program. International Journal of Ethics Education. doi: 10.1007/s40889-016-0031-x.

Anderson, R.D., & Curtis, N.A. (in press). How Far We Have Come and How Far We Can Still Go. Research and Practice in Assessment.

Curtis, N.A., Pierrakos, O., & Anderson, R.D. (accepted, 2017). The Engineering Student Identity Scale: A Structural Validity Evidence Study. Paper to be published in the peer-reviewed proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education.

Finney, S. J., & Smith, K. L. (2016). Ignorance is not bliss: Implementation fidelity and learning improvement. National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment: Guest Viewpoints. Retrieved from http://www.learningoutcomesassessment.org/NILOApieces.html

Fulcher K. H., Smith, K. L., Sanchez, E. R. H., Ames, A. J., & Meixner, C., (2017, Winter). Return of the pig: Standards for learning improvement. Research & Practice in Assessment.

Fulcher K. H., Smith, K. L., Sanchez, E. R. H., & Sanders, C. B. (2017, Spring). Needle in a haystack: Finding learning improvement in assessment reports. Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Professional File.

Hathcoat, J.D., Curtis, N.A., & Sanders, C. (in press). History of Validity. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Measurement.

Horst, S. J., & Harris, H. D. (in press). Propensity scores. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Horst, S. J. & Jacovidis, J. N. (in press). Locus of control. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Jacovidis, J. N., Foelber, K. J., & Horst, S. J. (2016). The effect of propensity score matching method on the quantity and quality of matches. The Journal of Experimental Education, DOI: 10.1080/00220973.2016.1250209

Pierrakos, O., Curtis, N.A., & Anderson, R.D. (2016). How salient is the identity of engineering students? On the use of the Engineering Student Identity Survey. Paper published in the peer-reviewed proceedings of Frontiers in Education.

Pyburn, E. M., Horst, S. J., & Erbacher, M. K. (2016). Birds of a feather cluster together: Noncognitive attributes and international student success. College Student Affairs Journal, 34(3), 13-29.

Pyburn, E. M., and Bandalos, D. L.  (in press).  Item wording matters: How three attitudinal item characteristics affect item intercepts, loadings, and response times. Multivariate Behavioral Research (Abstract).

Sanchez, E. R. H., Fulcher, K. H., Smith, K. L., Ames, A. J., & Hawk, W. J. (2017, March-April). Beyond assessment: How a rubric framed ethical reasoning in action. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning.

Sauder, D. C., Foelber, K. J., Jacovidis, J. N., & Pastor, D. A. (2016, August). Utilizing technology in data collection. AAHLE Intersection, 7-9.

Stoloff, M. L., Good, M. R., Smith, K. L., & Brewster, J. (2016, July). Alumni surveys that provide useful information. The Department Chair, 27 (1), 14-15.