In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic.

General Assessment Sources

General Assessment Sources

7.1.1 Books

Bishop, Lloyd, & Lester, Paula E. (Eds.). (1993).Instrumentation in education: An anthology.New York: Garland.
Davis, Clive M.(1998).Handbook of sexuality-related measures.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Goldman, Bert Arthur, Mitchell, David F., & Egelson, Paula.(1997).Directory of unpublished experimental measures: 1990–1995 (Vol. 7). Washington, DC: ...
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