and the use of existing large data in research.
Professor & Program Director
Office & Hours
Office: SZB 254B
Tuesday: 12:00-2:00 PM
Other times by appointment
Courses of Instruction
EDP 480P: Individual Testing
EDP 196: School Psychology Colloquium
EDP 384: Research Methodology for Practice
EDP 389H: Academic Assessment & Intervention
EDP 382K: Structural Equation Modeling
The University of Texas at Austin
1912 Speedway, Stop D5800
Austin, TX 78712-1289
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The nature and measurement of intelligence; understanding the influences on school learning; using multiple regression analysis, structural equation modeling, and confirmatory factor analysis
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
B.A., Psychology, 1974
East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.
M.A., Certificate of Advanced Study, School Psychology, 1978
Duke University, Durham, N.C.
Ph.D., School Psychology (additional emphasis in research methodology), 1982
Keith, T. Z. (2015). Multiple regression and beyond: An introduction to multiple regression and structural equation modeling (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
*Caemmerer, J. M., & Keith, T. Z. (in press). Longitudinal, reciprocal relations between social skills and achievement from Kindergarten through Eighth grade. Journal of School Psychology.
*Potvin, D. C. H., Keith, T. Z., *Caemmerer, J. M., & *Trundt, K. M. (in press). Confirmatory factor structure of the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children—second edition with preschool children: Too young for differentiation? Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.
*Low, J., & Keith, T. Z. (2015). The influence of auditory short-term memory on behavior problem development. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 39, 105-112.
*Reynolds, M. R., & Keith, T. Z. (2013). Measurement and statistical issues in child assessment research. In D. H. Soklofske, V. L. Schwean & C. R. Reynolds (Eds.), Oxford handbook of child psychological assessment (pp. 48-83). New York: Oxford University Press.
*Reynolds, M. R., Keith, T. Z., Flanagan, D. P., & Alfonso, V. C. (2013). A cross-battery, reference variable, confirmatory factor analytic investigation of the CHC taxonomy. Journal of School Psychology, 51, 535-555.
Weiss, L. G., Keith, T. Z., Zhu, J., & Chen, H. (2013). WAIS-IV and clinical validation of the four- and five-factor interpretive approaches. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment (Special Issue: The Wechsler Intelligence Tests: Revisiting Theory and Practice), 31, 94-113.
Weiss, L. G., Keith, T. Z., Zhu, J., & Chen, H. (2013). WISC-IV and clinical validation of the four- and five-factor interpretive approaches. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment (Special Issue: The Wechsler Intelligence Tests: Revisiting Theory and Practice), 31, 114-131.
*Student or former student
- Lightner Witmer Award, Honorable Mention, American Psychological Association, School Psychology Division to former student Matthew Reynolds, 2014
- Fellow in the Margie Gurley Seay Centennial Professorship in Education, 2014-2015
- Invited workshop on structural equation modeling, National Association of School Psychologists, 2014
- Senior Scientist Award, American Psychological Association, School Psychology Division, 2004
Research Interests and Expertise
1. The nature and measurement of intelligence.
2. Understanding the influences on school learning.
3. Methodological interests in confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling and the use of existing large data in research.