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Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development

For a Special Issue on

Score Reliability & Reliability Generalization

Manuscript deadline
01 October 2023

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Special Issue Editor(s)

Stephen Lenz, Texas A&M University-San Antonio
[email protected]

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Score Reliability & Reliability Generalization

The incoming Editorial Office for Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development (MECD) is calling for manuscript proposals for a special issue related to Score Reliability and Reliability Generalization as relevant to use in basic and applied research activities that influence knowledge, practice, education, training, or supervision.

Proposals should be sent by email to A. Stephen Lenz, Incoming Editor for MECD, at [email protected]. Proposals should follow a standard format and indicate:

  • Prospective submission category
  • Working title
  • Proposed authors
  • Abstract (1-page summary of the proposed manuscript)
  • Statement of commitment to special issue timeline

The timeline for this special issue is:

  • July 1, 2023: Deadline to send manuscript proposals to [email protected]
  • July 15, 2023: Proposal authors notified of proposal disposition
  • October 1, 2023: Deadline to submit first draft of manuscripts
  • October 31, 2023: Authors receive disposition of manuscripts
  • December 15, 2023: Deadline to submit manuscript revisions
  • February 1, 2024: Deadline to submit final manuscript drafts
  • March 1, 2024: Online first access to special issue articles
  • April 1, 2024: Special Issue available in print.

At MECD, we value all approaches to understanding the role of score reliability in representing the experiences of individuals, families, groups, and communities, as well as, how psychometric reliability may influence representations of intervention outcomes and program impacts across settings. With these considerations in mind, please consider MECD as a home for your work in this area.

Submission Instructions

Select "Reliability and Reliability Generalization" when submitting your paper to ScholarOne+

Manuscripts will be reviewed across 3 submission categories:

  • Assessment, Development, and Validation
  • Applications of Assessment
  • Methods Plainly Speaking

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