Literacy in the first three years of school : a longitudinal investigation (with Marion Meiers), Australian Journal of Language and Literacy (2006)
The ACER Longitudinal Literacy and Numeracy Study (LLANS) was designed to follow the growth in...
Risk and Protective Factors Predictive of Adolescent Pregnancy: A Longitudinal, Prospective Study (with Patricia L. East and B T. Reyes), Applied Developmental Science (2006)
Symptoms of internalizing and externalizing problems: modeling recovery curves after the death of a parent (with S J. Schmiege, I N. Sandler, T S. Ayers, and S A. Wolchik), American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2006)
Longitudinal pathways linking family factors and sibling relationship qualities to adolescent substance use and sexual risk behaviors (with Patricia L. East), Journal of Family Psychology (2005)
This 3-wave, 5-year longitudinal study tested the contributions of family contextual factors and sibling relationship...
A Latent Growth Modeling Approach to Mediation Analysis (with Jee-Won Cheong and D McKinnon), Structural Equation Modeling (2003)
Growth in Literacy and Numeracy in the First Three Years of School. (with Marion Meiers, Ken Rowe, Andrew Stephanou, Prue Anderson, and Kathy Nolan), ACER Research Monographs (2006)
This report describes the findings from the first three years of the ACER longitudinal Literacy...
Profiles of learning: the Basic Skills Testing Program in New South Wales: 1989 (with Geoff N. Masters, Jan Lokan, Brian Doig, John Lindsey, Lynette Robinson, and Susan Zammit) (1990)
The 1989 Basic Skills Testing Program in New South Wales provides the most comprehensive picture...
Contributions to Books
Moderating effects of a risk factor: Modeling longitudinal moderated mediation in the development of adolescent heavy drinking (with D B. Flora and L Chassin), Modeling Ecological and Contextual Effects in Longitudinal Studies (2007)
Longitudinal methods (with Stephen G. West, Wei Wu, and Oi Man Kwok), Handbook of multimethod measurement in psychology (2005)
This chapter looks at the psychological measurement of the same set of participants on multiple...
Analysis of reading skills development from kindergarten through first grade: An application of growth mixture modeling to sequential processes (with B O. Muthén, D Francis, and C K. Boscardin), Multilevel Modeling: Methodological Advances, Issues, and Applications (2002)
Longitudinal data on families: Growth modeling alternatives (with B O. Muthén), Multivariate Applications in Substance Use Research (2000)
Conference Papers & Presentations
Growth in receptive vocabulary among 4 to 8 year-olds: Using growth modelling with the LSAC K cohort (with Kylie Hillman and Clare Ozolins), Paper presented at the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) Conference (2009)
Modeling Cross-level Interaction in Multilevel Analysis of Longitudinal Mediation Process (with J Cheong), Paper presented at the Society of Prevention Research, Annual Meeting (2008)
Putting Achievement growth in context: Methodological issues, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (2007)
Analysing hierarchical data with multivariate outcomes: Beyond multilevel regression models, Paper presented at the ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference (2006)
Multilevel regression models are now well established and widely applied in analyses of hierarchical data...
Attitudes to School, Educational Intentions and Participations (with John Ainley), Paper presented at the AERA Annual Meeting (2006)
Invited Presentations and Workshops
Statistical Modelling of Assessment and Educational Data from a progress monitoring perspective, Invited presentation at the Statistical Society of Australia, Victoria Branch (2008)
Analysing hierarchical data with multivariate outcomes: Beyond multilevel regression models, Invited presentation at Swinburne University (2007)
Monitoring Educational Progress Over Time: Goals and Opportunities, Invited presentation at the Performance Measurement and Reporting Taskforce 2007 Round table, Adelaide (2007)
Latent Growth Curve Modelling and Applications, Pre-conference workshop conducted at the 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Melbourne Vic (2006)
Analysing Longitudinal Data on Families: A Multivariate Latent Growth Modelling Approach, Invited presentation at the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne Vic (2005)
Reports and Software
Reporting and Comparing School Performances (with Geoff N. Masters, Glenn Rowley, and John Ainley), Assessment and Reporting Projects (2008)
This report provides advice on the collection and reporting of information about the performances of...
The VIT Program for Supporting Provisionally Registered Teachers : Evaluation of Implementation in 2005. (with Lawrence Ingvarson, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, and Jenny Wilkinson), Teacher Education (2007)
The VIT’s Program for Supporting Provisionally Registered Teachers and its registration procedures are increasingly seen...
Attitudes, intentions and participation (with John Ainley), LSAY Research Reports (2005)
This report examines the relationship between students' attitudes to school and intentions to participate in...
An Evaluation of the Schools for Innovation and Excellence Initiative in Victorian Government Schools (with Lawrence C. Ingvarson, Adrian Beavis, and Marion Meiers), Dr. Lawrence Ingvarson (2005)
Report prepared for the Office of Teaching and Learning, Department of Education and Training, Victoria