Susan Troncoso Skidmore, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Statistical assumptions violations; effect sizes; evidence-based practices; cultures of assessment; quantitative literacy; professional commitment; recruitment, development, and retention of underrepresented groups in secondary and post-secondary institutions

Academic Journal Publications

Ellis, C., Skidmore, S. T., & Combs, J. P. (2017). The hiring process matters: The role of person-job and person-organization fit in teacher satisfaction. Educational Administration Quarterly. doi:10.1177/0013161X16687007

Martirosyan, N. M., Kennon, J. L., Saxon, D. P., Edmonson, S. L., & Skidmore, S. T. (2017). Instructional technology practices in developmental education in Texas. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 47, 3-25. doi:10.1080/10790195.2016.1218806.

Bustamante, R. M., Skidmore, S. T., Nelson, J. A., & Jones, B. E. (2016). Evaluation of a cultural competence assessment for preservice teachers. The Teacher Educator, 51, 297-313. doi:10.108008879730.2016.1186767

Fuller, M. B., Skidmore, S. T., Bustamante, R. M., & Holzweiss, P. (2016). Empirically exploring cultures of assessment in higher education: Results from the Administrators’ Survey of Assessment Culture. The Review of Higher Education, 39, 395-342. doi:10.1353/rhe.2016.0022

Skidmore, S. T. (2015). Teaching GLM concepts: Explicating the connections. Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences, 6, 42-59.

Zientek, L. R., Skidmore, S. T., Saxon, & Edmonson, S. L. (2015). Technology priorities and preferences of developmental mathematics instructors. Community College Enterprise, 27-46.

Fuller, M. B., & Skidmore, S. T. (2014). An exploration of factors influencing institutional cultures of assessment. International Journal of Educational Research, 65, 9-21. doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2014.01.001

Hsu, H.-Y., Skidmore, S. T., Li, Y., & Thompson, B. (2014). Forced zero cross-loading misspecifications in measurement component of structural equation models. Methodology, 10, 138-152. doi:10.1027/1614-2241/a000084

Skidmore, S. T., Zientek, L. R., Saxon, D. P., & Edmonson, S. L. (2014). The impact of generational status on instructor's reported technology usage. Contemporary Educational Technology, 5, 179-197.

Skidmore, S. T., Zientek, L. R., Combs, J. P., Fuller, M. B., Hirai, M., Price, D. P., & Moore, G. W. (2014). Empirical reporting practices in Community College Journal of Research and Practice and Journal of Developmental Education from 2002 to 2011; A systematic review. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 38, 927-946. doi:10.1080/10668926.2013.843478

Hagan-Burke, S., Coyne, M. D., Kwok, O.-M., Simmons, D. C., Kim, M., Simmons, L. E., Skidmore, S. T., Hernandez, C. L., & Ruby, M. M. (2013). The effects and interactions of student, teacher, and setting variables on reading outcomes for kindergarteners receiving supplemental reading intervention. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 46, 260-277. doi:10.1177/0022219411420571

Skidmore, S. T., & Thompson,B. (2013). Bias and precision of some classical ANOVA effect sizes when assumptions are violated. Behavior Research Methods, 45, 536-546. doi:10.3758/s13428-012

Hirai, M., Skidmore, S. T., Klum, G. A., & Dolma, S. (2012). An investigation of the efficacy of online expressive writing for trauma-related psychological distress in Hispanic individuals. Behavior Therapy, 43, 812-824. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2012.04.006

Rogers, D. L., Skidmore, S. T., Montgomery, G., Reidhead, V. A., & Reidhead, M. A. (2012). Spiritual integration predicts self-reported mental and physical health. Journal of Religion and Health, 51, 1188-1201. doi:10.1007/s10943-010-9425-9

Skidmore, S. T., & Thompson, B. (2012). Propagation of misinformation about frequencies of RFTs/RCTs in education: A cautionary tale. Educational Researcher, 41, 163-170. doi:10.3102/0013189X12441998

Skidmore, S. T., & Thompson, B. (2012). Things (we now believe) we know: Response to comments by Petrosino and Robinson. Educational Researcher, 41, 177-178. doi:10.3102/0013189X12441998

Hirai, M., Vernon, L. L., Clum, G. A., & Skidmore, S. T. (2011). Psychometric properties and administration measurement invariance of social phobia symptom measures: Paper-pencil vs. internet administrations. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33, 470-479. doi:10.1007/s10862-011-9257-2

Skidmore, S. T., & Thompson, B. (2011). Choosing the best correction formula for the Pearson r2 effect size. Journal of Experimental Education, 79, 257-278. doi:10.1080/ 00220973.2010.484437

Skidmore, S. T., Slate, J.R., & Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2010). Developing effective presentation skills: Evidence-based guidelines. Research in the Schools, 17(2), xxv-xxxvii.

Skidmore, S. T., & Thompson, B. (2010). Statistical techniques used in published articles: A historical review of reviews. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 70, 777-795. doi:10.1177/0013164410379320

Skidmore, S. T. (2009). What confidence intervals really do and why they are so important for middle grades research. Middle Grades Research Journal, 4, 35-55.

Stuessy, C. L., & PRISE Research Group. (2007). Literature review as an invitation to inquiry: Beginning research on teacher professional continuum. School Science and Mathematics, 107(2), 42-43. doi:10.1111/j.1949-8594.2007.tb17766.x