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Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Gambrell, James Lamar (2013), Effects of age and schooling on 22 ability and achievement tests

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Hernandez, Jovan Omar (2013), Development and psychometric validation of the Perceived Classism Scales: measures of perceived social class discrimination

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Hoffman, Tina D. (2013), Project HOPE: a career education program for rural middle school students

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Kim, Ja Young (2013), Factors affecting accuracy of comparable scores for augmented tests under Common Core State Standards

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Koon, Jerrod Anthony (2013), Masculinity and bystander helping behavior: a study of the relationship between conformity to masculine norms and bystander interventions

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Lee, Eunjung (2013), Equating multidimensional tests under a random groups design: a comparison of various equating procedures

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Lee, Sharon Yih-Chih (2013), The career development of Asian American female visual artists

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Russell, Jae-eun Lee (2013), Supporting students' motivation in college online courses

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Schieltz, Kelly Michele (2013), Effects of Motivating Operations on Academic Performance and Problem Behavior Maintained By Escape From Academic Tasks

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Stinson, Rebecca Diane (2013), The impact of persistent sexual side effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors after discontinuing treatment: a qualitative study

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Su, Yu-Lan (2013), Cognitive diagnostic analysis using hierarchically structured skills

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Topczewski, Anna Marie (2013), Effect of Violating Unidimensional Item Response Theory Vertical Scaling Assumptions on Developmental Score Scales

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Wang, Wei (2013), Mixed-format test score equating: effect of item-type multidimensionality, length and composition of common-item set, and group ability difference

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Wang, Xuan (2013), Linking across forms in vertical scaling under the common-item nonequvalent groups design

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Yang, Lingyan (2013), The impact of home spoken language on learning to read Chinese: comparing Mandarin monolingual children and dialect-speaking children in mainland China

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Bagheri, Elham (2012), A qualitative investigation of religion, gender role beliefs, and culture in the lives of a select group of Muslim men

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Briggs, Candyce Rose (2012), The relationship between the outcomes for children placed in teaching family homes and the race/ethnicity of their caregivers

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Brimeyer, Chasity (2012), The adolescent with cancer's school re-entry experience : exploration of predictors and successful outcomes

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Denbleyker, John Nickolas (2012), Comparing trend and gap statistics across tests: distributional change using ordinal methods and bayesian inference

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Feldmann, Gregory Michael (2012), Early numeracy: technical adequacy of select kindergarten and first grade screening measures

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Goins, Joyce Elberta (2012), Age-related social, emotional, and behavioral differences in children and adolescents manifesting the symptom presentation of nonverbal learning disabilities

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Grafft, Amanda Jo (2012), Academic achievement following childhood onset brain injury

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Jarr, Karoline Ann (2012), Education practitioners' interpretation and use of assessment results

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McClintick-Greene, Hollie Alexis (2012), College bound: examining the adequacy of high school transition planning for youth with internalizing disorders

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Padilla Dalmau, Yaniz Cristina (2012), Evaluation of choices by bilingual children with disabilities across social contexts: the role of stimulus and language preference

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Riley, Rebecca Jane (2012), Perceived stigma in persons with early stage dementia and its impact on anxiety levels

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Schoulte, Joleen Carol (2012), An investigation of perceptions of two therapeutic responses for persons with a terminal illness experiencing death anxiety

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Stephens, Christopher Neil (2012), An investigation into the psychometric properties of the proportional reduction of mean squared error and augmented scores

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Westrick, Paul Andrew (2012), Validity decay versus validity stability in stem and non-stem fields

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Woods, Tamara Sue (2012), An examination of the impact of a veterans only college course

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Andrews, Benjamin James (2011), Assessing first- and second-order equity for the common-item nonequivalent groups design using multidimensional IRT

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Castellano, Katherine Elizabeth (2011), Unpacking student growth percentiles: statistical properties of regression-based approaches with implications for student and school classifications

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Clark, Sharon Llewellyn (2011), Factors related to school violence victimization: the role of extracurricular activities

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Greenfeld, Jay Matthew (2011), Using rational emotive behavior therapy to initiate and maintain regular exercise in college-age men: a qualitative investigation

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He, Yi (2011), Evaluating equating properties for mixed-format tests

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Jorgenson, Tina Marie (2011), Homeschooling in Iowa: an investigation of curricular choices made by homeschooling parents

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Kimpton Heald, Carrie Ann (2011), Social emotional differences of students who have a nonverbal learning disability or Dysphasia

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Kuo, Yi-Lung (2011), The impact of psychosocial factors on achievement gains between eighth and tenth grade

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Lee, Woogul (2011), Neural substrates of intrinsic motivation: fMRI studies

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Liu, Chunyan (2011), A comparison of statistics for selecting smoothing parameters for loglinear presmoothing and cubic spline postsmoothing under a random groups design

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Lohnberg, Jessica Ann (2011), An examination of the psychosocial profile of individuals with complex regional pain syndrome

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Myhlhousen-Leak, Georgetta Ann Daisy (2011), An investigation of outcomes assessment utilization in the context of teacher education program accreditation

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O'Rourke, Justin John Francis (2011), Posttraumatic growth in Huntington disease: measuring the effects of genetic testing and disease on positive psychological change

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Rickman, LaKaren Deann (2011), Brief treatment analysis for elopement in an outpatient clinic setting

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Schultz, Jessica Marie (2011), Does forgiveness matter? A study of spiritual transformation among survivors of significant interpersonal offenses

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Shin, Seonho (2011), A comparison of Van der Linden's conditional equipercentile equating method with other equating methods under the random groups design

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Szymanski, Antonia Maria Kennedy (2011), Pathways toward progress: examining the relationships among racial identity, academic intrinsic motivation, and perceived suppport on African American students' academic achievement

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Tallman, Benjamin Ashley (2011), Anticipating posttraumatic growth from cancer: a patient and collateral perspective

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Turesky, Derek Geoffrey (2011), A descriptive analysis of alexithymia among patients with chronic back pain

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Wall, Nathan Lane (2011), Augmented testing and effects on item and proficiency estimates in different calibration designs

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Wang, Chunxin (2011), An investigation of bootstrap methods for estimating the standard error of equating under the common-item nonequivalent groups design

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Wood, Scott William (2011), Differential item functioning procedures for polytomous items when examinee sample sizes are small

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Yamada, Torricia Helena (2011), The relationship between social support, optimism, and cognition in breast cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Bachmeyer, Melanie Hope (2010), An evaluation of motivating operations in the treatment of food refusal

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Brossman, Bradley Grant (2010), Observed score and true score equating procedures for multidimensional item response theory

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Clevenger, Wesley Arnold (2010), A case study exploration of placement in a therapeutic day school as an educational intervention package for children and adolescents with bipolar disorders

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Doobay, Alissa F. (2010), Comparison of cognitive, psychosocial, and adaptive behavior profiles among gifted children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Dutt, Anuradha Salil Kumar (2010), The effects of skill training on preference for individuals with severe to profound multiple disabilities

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Fridman, Alice (2010), Client-rated helpfulness of two approaches for addressing religious concerns in therapy

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Graeber, Margarita Ana (2010), Factors associated with VA versus non-VA substance use treatment among women veterans

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Hagge, Sarah Lynn (2010), The impact of equating method and format representation of common items on the adequacy of mixed-format test equating using nonequivalent groups

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Howarth, Robyn Ann (2010), Examining the neurocognitive profile of dysnomia: a comparison of school-aged children with and without dyslexia across the domains of expressive language, attention/memory, and academic achievement

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Huang, Chin-Fang (2010), An examination of relations among Taiwanese elementary-aged children's effortful control, social relationships, and adjustment at school

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Humphreys, Clare Thomson (2010), Sleep disorders and cognition in older adults with cardiovascular disease

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Kang, Yanrong (2010), Self-regulatory training for helping students with special needs to learn mathematics

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Keifer, Ekaterina (2010), Performance of patients with ventromedial prefrontal, dorsolateral prefrontal, and non-frontal lesions on the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System

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Lakin, Joni Marie (2010), Comparison of test directions for ability tests: impact on young English-language learner and non-ELL students

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Leathers, Leslie Carol (2010), Sociocultural, sociohistorical, and sociopolitical effects on African American women's sense of self

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McCoy, Thomasin E. (2010), Child self-report and parent ratings of health-related quality of life in school-aged children born preterm

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Miller, Dana Leann (2010), Mental health practices of school psychologists

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Moore, Joann Lynn (2010), Estimating standard errors of estimated variance components in generalizability theory using bootstrap procedures

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Powers, Sonya Jean (2010), Impact of matched samples equating methods on equating accuracy and the adequacy of equating assumptions

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Shepard, Samuel Joseph (2010), The impact of recognition on talent award winners: a follow-up study of Davidson Fellows Scholarship winners

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Stinson, Ren Francis (2010), Critical incidents that lead to homelessness: recommendations for counselors

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Vinquist, Kelly Marie (2010), An evaluation of variables affecting response allocation among concurrently available mand topographies

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Button, Christopher John (2009), Community colleges as a path to baccalaureate degree attainment and social mobility : are community colleges fulfilling this role?

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Chuick, Christopher Daniel (2009), Gender and infidelity: a study of the relationship between conformity to masculine norms and extrarelational involvement

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Greenberg, Stefanie Teri (2009), An investigation of body image dissatisfaction among Jewish American females: an application of the tripartite influence model

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Haley, James Thomas (2009), Stuttering, emotional expression, and masculinity: fighting out words, fighting back tears

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Hill, Jennifer Marie (2009), The experiences of mental health professionals providing services to persons who are dying: a phenomenological study

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Hopps, Joshua (2009), Pattern and content of neuropsychological referral questions across 25 years of outpatient visits in a hospital-based clinic.

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Kauder, Jennifer Keely (2009), The Impact of twice-exceptionality on self-perceptions

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Keedy, Nicole Hochhausen (2009), Health locus of control, self-efficacy, and multidisciplinary intervention for chronic back pain

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Lai, Emily Rose (2009), Interim assessment use in Iowa elementary schools

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O'Brien, Matthew J. (2009), Using concurrent operants to evaluate perseverative conversation in children and adolescents diagnosed with Asperger's disorder

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Robinson, Julia Howe (2009), Interparental conflict and child adjustment: the role of child optimism

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Tao, Shuqin (2009), Using collateral information in the estimation of sub-scores --- a fully Bayesian approach

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Skúlason, Sigurgrímur (2004), An investigation of the validity of the Iowa Early Learning Inventory