research projects

Literacy Component Skills

Reed, D., Petscher, Y., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2017). The contribution of general reading ability to science achievement. Reading Research Quarterly, 52, 253-266. doi: 10.1002/rrq.158 

Truckenmiller, A. J., Petscher, Y., Gaughan, L., & Dwyer, T. (2016). Predicting mathematics outcomes with a reading screener in grades 3 – 8. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast. Retrieve here.

Foorman, B. R., Herrera, S., Petscher, Y., Mitchell, A., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2015). The structure of oral language and its relation to reading at various levels of comprehension in kindergarten through grade 2. Reading and Writing, 28(5), 655-681. doi: 10.1007/s11145-015-9544-5

Foorman, B. R., Koon, S., Petscher, Y., Mitchell, A. M., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2015). Examining general and specific factors in the dimensionality of oral language and reading in grades 4-10: A bi-factor approach. Journal of Educational Psychology, 107(3), 884-899. doi: 10.1037/edu0000026

Codding, R. S., Petscher, Y., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2015). Middle-school CBM predictors: Examining the contributions of writing in addition to reading and mathematics. Journal of Educational Psychology, 107(2), 437-450. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037520

Writing Assessment

Florida Department of Education (2014). Administration Manual: Grades 3 through 12 Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading Aligned to the Language Arts Florida Standards. Tallahassee, FL: Author. [Primary author: Truckenmiller]

Eckert, T. L., Truckenmiller, A. J., Rymanowski, J. L., Koehler, J. L., Koenig, E. A., & Hier, B. O. (2013). Curricular assessment. In APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology, Volume III (School Psychology). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Writing Intervention

Truckenmiller, A. J., Eckert, T. L., Codding, R. S., & Petscher, Y. (2014). Evaluating the impact of feedback on elementary aged students’ fluency growth in written expression: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of School Psychology, 52(6), 531-548. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2014.09.001

Eckert, T. L., Codding, R. M., Truckenmiller, A. J., & Rheinheimer, J. L. (2009).  Improving children’s fluency in reading, mathematics, spelling, and writing: A review of evidence-based academic interventions. In A. Akin-Little, Little, Bray, & Kehle (Eds.), Behavioral Interventions in the Schools: Evidence-Based Positive Strategies. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Eckert, T. L., Truckenmiller, A. J., Perry, L. J., Rheinheimer, J. L., & Koehler, J. L.
(2008). Improving children’s academic achievement: Benefits and barriers associated
with fluency-based interventions (pp. 327-343). In D. H. Molina (Ed.), School Psychology: 21st Century Issues and Challenges. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Sciences.

Eckert, T. L., Lovett, B. J., Rosenthal, B. D., Jiao, J., Ricci, L. J., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2006). Classwide instructional feedback: Improving children’s academic skill development. In F. Columbus (Ed.) Learning disabilities: New research. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Sciences.

Reading Assessment

Foorman, B. R., Petscher, Y., Stanley, C., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2017). Latent profiles of reading and language and their association with standardized reading outcomes in kindergarten through tenth grade. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 10, 619-645. doi: 10.1080/19345747.2016.1237597

Petscher, Y., Foorman, B. R., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2017). The impact of item dependency on the efficiency of testing and reliability of student scores from a computer adaptive assessment of reading comprehension. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 10, 408-423. doi: 10.1080/19345747.2016.1178361

Mitchell, A. M., Truckenmiller, A. J., & Petscher, Y. (2015). Computer adaptive assessments: Fundamentals and Considerations for School Psychologists. Communiqué, 43(8).

Sabatini, J. Petscher, Y., O’Reilly, T., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2015). Improving comprehension assessment for middle and high school students: Challenges and opportunities. In K.L. Santi & D.K. Reed (Eds.), Improving Comprehension for Middle and High School Students (pp.119-151). New York: Springer.

Florida Department of Education (2014). Administration Manual: Grades K through 2 Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading Aligned to the Language Arts Florida Standards. Tallahassee, FL: Author. [Primary author: Truckenmiller]

Reading Intervention

Herrera, S., Truckenmiller, A. J., & Foorman, B. R. (2016). Summary of 20 years of research on the effectiveness of adolescent literacy programs and practices (REL 2016-178). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast. Retrieve here

Eckert, T. L., Dunn, E. K., Rosenblatt, M. A., & Truckenmiller, A. J. (2008). Identifying effective school-based reading interventions: A review of the brief experimental analysis literature. School Psychology Forum, 2, 16 – 28.

Positive Behavior Supports

McCurdy, B. L., Thomas, L., Truckenmiller, A. J., Rich, S. H., Hillis-Clark, P., & Lopez, J. C. (2016). School-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Psychology in the Schools, 53, 375-389. doi: 10.1002/pits.21913

Garbacz, S. A., Lannie, A., Jeffrey-Pearsall, J., & Truckenmiller, A. J.  (2015). Coaching to support classroom management: A review of the literature and state of the field. Preventing School Failure, 59(4), 263-273. doi:10.1080/1045988X.2014.942835