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Easter Excitement

RRP $13.99

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A fun Easter sticker book with 500 geometrically shaped stickers to place!

In this Easter sticker book full of chicks, eggs, bunnies, and much more, there are 500 Gommettes, which are colorful geometric stickers, for small children to stick onto the pages. Each detachable page comes with a guide for which type of stickers belong on the page, creating the opportunity for children to develop fine motor skills, learn objects' locations in space, sort by color and shape, and recognize geometric shapes. Kids will have fun learning for hours!


Easter Excitement

RRP $13.99

Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book!

A fun Easter sticker book with 500 geometrically shaped stickers to place!

In this Easter sticker book full of chicks, eggs, bunnies, and much more, there are 500 Gommettes, which are colorful geometric stickers, for small children to stick onto the pages. Each detachable page comes with a guide for which type of stickers belong on the page, creating the opportunity for children to develop fine motor skills, learn objects' locations in space, sort by color and shape, and recognize geometric shapes. Kids will have fun learning for hours!


Child Abuse And Neglect

RRP $307.99

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The doctor, dentist or related professional who treats children has a moral and legal obligation to diagnose correctly suspected maltreatment and to report it to the proper authorities. These obligations may bring the doctor into contact with the child protection system as well as the courts. The practitioner needs to be prepared for court testimony, and a foundation of knowledge about child maltreatment is essential. This book provides extensive information and unparallelled images to assist the physician and dentist in recognizing, diagnosing and reporting child abuse and neglect.

Written by and for professionals in disciplines ranging from general and child abuse paediatrics, to surgery, emergency medicine, pathology, dentistry, nursing and social work, the book reflects current and increasing knowledge in this field. The authors stress throughout the importance of including a broad and representative range of possibilities in their differential diagnoses so that the non-inflicted condition is not identified as abuse, and an inflicted injury cannot be mistaken for a more innocent condition.


Explanatory Item Response Models

RRP $491.99

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This edited volume gives a new and integrated introduction to item response models (predominantly used in measurement applications in psychology, education, and other social science areas) from the viewpoint of the statistical theory of generalized linear and nonlinear mixed models. The new framework allows the domain of item response models to be co-ordinated and broadened to emphasize their explanatory uses beyond their standard descriptive uses.

The basic explanatory principle is that item responses can be modeled as a function of predictors of various kinds. The predictors can be (a) characteristics of items, of persons, and of combinations of persons and items; (b) observed or latent (of either items or persons); and they can be (c) latent continuous or latent categorical. In this way a broad range of models is generated, including a wide range of extant item response models as well as some new ones. Within this range, models with explanatory predictors are given special attention in this book, but we also discuss descriptive models. Note that the term "item responses" does not just refer to the traditional "test data," but are broadly conceived as categorical data from a repeated observations design. Hence, data from studies with repeated observations experimental designs, or with longitudinal designs, may also be modelled.

The book starts with a four-chapter section containing an introduction to the framework. The remaining chapters describe models for ordered-category data, multilevel models, models for differential item functioning, multidimensional models, models for local item dependency, and mixture models. It also includes a chapter on the statistical background and one on useful software. In order to make the task easier for the reader, a unified approach to notation and model description is followed throughout the chapters, and a single data set is used in most examples to make it easier to see how the many models are related. For all major examples, computer commands from the SAS package are provided that can be used to estimate the results for each model. In addition, sample commands are provided for other major computer packages.

Paul De Boeck is Professor of Psychology at K.U. Leuven (Belgium), and Mark Wilson is Professor of Education at UC Berkeley (USA). They are also co-editors (along with Pamela Moss) of a new journal entitled Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives. The chapter authors are members of a collaborative group of psychometricians and statisticians centered on K.U. Leuven and UC Berkeley.

From the reviews:

" It is] full of nice features to make it widely useable by practitioners and applied statisticians alike, and it does a wonderful job connecting psychometrics to the field of statisitcs." Deniz Senturk for Technometrics, November 2006

"This book seeks to generalize the typical perspective on item response models, putting the ideas into a broader statistical context. a ] The authors have made a good job of integrating the various contributions, and I believe the book will help in increasing awareness of the potential of these types of models." (D.J.Hand, Short Book Reviews Publication of the International Statistical Institute, Vol. 25 (1), 2005)



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