Vicki Peyton

School of Education - Educational Psychology
Lecturer
Ph.D., Major Field: Psychology and Research in Education Minor Field: Developmental Psychology, University of Kansas
Primary office:
785-864-7087
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 646
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Summary

Dr. Peyton specializes in applied statistics and measurement, confirmatory factor analysis, educational and psychological item analyses.

Education

Ph.D., Major Field: Psychology and Research in Education Minor Field: Developmental Psychology, University of Kansas

Master of Science in Education, Major Field: Educational Psychology and Research, University of Kansas

B.S., Psychology, Pittsburgh State University

Teaching

Courses:

EPSY 710:Introduction to Statistical Analysis

EPSY 810:Regression Analysis

EPSY 811:Analysis of Variance

EPSY 814:Nonparametric Statistics

EPSY 905:Multivariate Analysis

EPSY 926:Hierarchical Linear Modeling

Selected Publications

(2010). Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment (KELPA) score report guide. Kansas State Department of Education Topeka, KS.

Mahlios, M. Friedman-Nimz, R. Rice, S. S., Peyton, V. & O’Brien, B. (2010). Measuring teachers’ curricular beliefs: From Hong Kong to the United States. Curriculum and Teaching, 25(2), 81-100.

Peyton, V. (2010). Using multiple option multiple-choice item exam formats in a secondary science Classroom. The International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 6(1), 87-103.

Peyton, V. (2010). Development and overview of the Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessments (KELPA). Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation: University of Kansas

Peyton, V. Kingston, N. M., Skorupski, W. Glasnapp, D. & Poggio, J. (2009). Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment (KELPA) Technical Manual. Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation, University of Kansas

Peyton, V. (2009). Examination of the relationship between the Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessments and other English Language Proficiency commercially developed instruments. Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation: University of Kansas

Murray, A. & Peyton, V. (2008). Public Montessori elementary schools: A delicate balance. Montessori Life, 28(4), 26-31.

Peyton, V. (2008). Consequential validity of the Kansas computerized reading and mathematics assessments: Educator perspectives. Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation: University of Kansas

Peyton, V. (2008). Quality and utility of the Kansas computerized assessment system from the perspective of the Kansas educator. Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation: University of Kansas

(2007). Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment (KELPA) score report guide. Kansas State Department of Education Topeka, KS.

Tsethlikai, M. Peyton, V. & O’Brien, M. (2007). Exploring maternal social perceptions and child aggression among Urban American Indians. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 14(1), 63-84.

Lowe, P. A., Peyton, V. & Reynolds, C. R. (2007). Test score stability and the relationship of Adult Manifest Anxiety Scale-College Version scores to external variables among college students. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 25(1), 69-81. DOI:10.1177/0734282906293698

Foster, J. T. (2007). The supervisory attachment relationship as a predictor of the professional development of the supervisee. Psychotherapy Research, 17(3), 343-350. DOI:10.1080/10503300600823202

(2007). Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment (KELPA) for Grades K-1; 2-3; 4-5; 6-8; 9-12. Topeka, KS: Kansas State Department of Education.

(2007). Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment – Placement (KELPA-P) for Kindergarten; Grade 1; Grade 2; Grade 3; Grades 4-5; Grades 6-8; Grades 9-12. Topeka, KS: Kansas State Department of Education.

(2006). Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment (KELPA) score report guide. Kansas State Department of Education Topeka, KS.

(2006). Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment (KELPA) for Grades K-1; 2-3; 4-5; 6-8; 9-12. Topeka, KS: Kansas State Department of Education.

(2005). Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment (KELPA) interpretation guide: Kindergarten thru twelfth grades. Kansas State Department of Education Topeka, KS.

Peyton, V. (2005). Effect size. In S. W Lee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology (pp. 530). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, Inc.

Peyton, V. (2005). Standard scores. In S. W Lee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology (pp. 186-187). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, Inc.

Petersen, S. E., Edwards, L. M., & Pedrotti, J. T. (2005). Item-writing rules: Collective wisdom. Teaching and Teacher Education, 21, 357-364.

Daaleman, T. P. (2005). Measuring a dimension of spirituality for health research: Validity of the Spirituality Index of Well-Being. Research on Aging, 27(5), 556-577.

Peyton, V. (2002). Biography of Berry T. Brazelton. In N. J Salkind (Ed.), MacMillan Psychology Reference Series, Vol. 1: Child Development. New York: MacMillan Reference, USA.

O’Brien, M. & Peyton, V. (2002). Parenting attitudes and marital intimacy: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Family Psychology, 16(2), 118-127.

Peyton, V. (2001). Differential item functioning of the Parental Modernity Inventory: A method comparison. Dissertation Abstracts International, 61(9-B), 5049.

Peyton, V. Jacobs, A. O’Brien, M. & Roy, C. (2001). Reasons for choosing child care: Associations with family factors, quality, and satisfaction. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 16, 191-208.

O’Brien, M. Peyton, V. Mistry, R. Hruda, L. Z., Zerger, A. Caldera, Y. M., Huston, A. C., & Roy, C. (2000). Gender-role cognition in three-year-old boys and girls. Sex Roles, 42(11/12), 1007-1025.

Daggett, J. A., O’Brien, M. Zanolli, K. & Peyton, V. (2000). Parents’ attitudes about children: Associations with parental life histories and child-rearing quality. Journal of Family Psychology, 14(2), 187-199.

O’Brien, M. Roy, C. Jacobs, A. Macaluso, M. & Peyton, V. (1999). Conflict in the dyadic play of 3-year-old children. Early Education and Development [special issue on Early Peer Relationships], 10(3), 289-313.

O’Brien, M. & Peyton, V. (1998). Child care and work in low income families of young children in the state of Kansas. NICHD Study of Early Child Care, University of Kansas

O’Brien, M. Roy, C. Knoll, M. Peyton, V. Wagner, K. & Zerger, A. (1996). 54-Month Friend Observation Qualitative Ratings Manual. NICHD Study of Early Child Care, University of Kansas

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