|Applying the use, methods, and values branches of Evaluations' theory tree to institutional research
||Evaluation and Institutional Research (IR) both share similar beginnings, purpose, reactions, and concerns. The primary difference between the two professions is that Evaluation is an established discipline, whereas IR appears to have only started mo...
|Superwoman schema: using structural equation modeling to investigate measurement invariance in a questionnaire
||Evaluating the psychometric properties of a newly developed instrument is critical to understanding how well an instrument measures what it intends to measure, and ensuring proposed use and interpretation of questionnaire scores are valid. The curren...
|The effects of mixture-induced local dependence on diagnostic classification
||Diagnostic Classification Models (DCMs) have been extensively researched in recent psychometric literature for providing mastery skill profiles for diagnostic feedback (Henson, Templin, & Willse, 2009). DCMs are multidimensional confirmatory latent c...
|Capturing the diversity of English language learners' cultural and linguistic backgrounds and the influence on math and reading achievement
||English language learners (ELLs) are diverse individuals with various cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Unlike native English speakers, they do not all share a common language. Additionally, ELL students were not all born in the same country and m...