Alderson, J. C. (1990). Testing reading comprehension skills (part one). Reading in a Foreign Language, 6, 425-438.
Alderson, J. C. (1991). Language testing in the 1990's: How far have we come? How much further have we to go? In S. Anivan (Ed.), Current developments in language testing: Anthology series (pp.1-26). Singapore: SEAMEO Regional Language Center.
Alderson, J. C. (2000). Assessing Reading. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Allerson, S., & Grabe, W. (1986). Reading Assessment. In F. Dubin & D. E. Eskey & W. Grabe (Eds.), Teaching second language reading for academic purposes (pp.161-181). NY: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.
Anderson, R.W. (1978). An implicational model for second language research. Language Learning, 28, 221-278.
Bachman, L. F., (1995). Fundamental considerations in language testing. London: Oxford University Press.
Baker, D. (1989). Language Testing. London: Edward Arnold.
Bart, W. M., & Krus, D. J. (1973). An ordering-theoretic method to determine hierarchies among items. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 33, 291-300.
Barrett, T.C. (1968). The Barrett Taxonomy of the cognitive and affective dimensions of reading comprehension.In H. M. Robinson, Innovation and change in reading instruction (pp.1-30). NY: the National Society for the Study of Education
Baudoin, E. M, Bober, E. S., Clarke, M. A., Dobson, B. K., & Silberstein, S. (1977). Reader’s Choice: A reading skills textbook for students of English as a second language. Michigan: The University of Michigan Press.
Beaton, A.E., & Allen, N.L. (1992). Interpreting scales through scale anchoring. Journal of Educational Statistics, (17), 191-204.
Beaton, A.R., & Jonson, E.G. (1992). Overview of the scaling methodology used in the national assessment. Journal of Educational Measurement, (29)2, 163-175
Biggs, J.B., & Collis, R.E. (1982). Evaluating the quality of learning: The SOLO taxonomy. New York: Academic Press.
Bloom, B.S. (1957). Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals, Handbook I, cognitive domain. New York-Toronto: Longmans-Green.
Bloom, B. S. (1994). Reflections on the development and use of the taxonomy. In L.W. Anderson & L.A. Sosniak (Eds.), Bloom’s taxonomy a forty-year retrospective (pp.1-8). NY: the National Society for the Study of Education.
Carrell, P. L. (1987). Readability in ESL. Reading in a Foreign Language, 4, 21-40.
Cazden, C.B. (1971). Evaluation of learning in preeschool education : Early language development. In Bloom B., Hasting J. & Madaus G. (Eds.), Handbook of formative and summative evaluation of student learning (pp. 345-398). NY: McGraw Hill.
Daftarifard, P. (2002). Scalability and divisibility of the reading comprehension ability. Unpublished master’s thesis, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran.
Foley, J.J. (1971) Evaluation of learning in writing. In Bloom B., Hasting J. & Madaus G. (Eds.) Handbook of formative and summative evaluation of student learning ( pp. 767-814 ). NY: McGraw Hill.
Glass, G.V. (N/D) Building tests that make students think. In Test and grades. Chap.1. Available in internet: http://glass.ed.asu.edu/TG/chp1.htm
Grabe, W. (1986). The Transition from Theory to Practice in Teaching Reading. In F. Dubin, D. E. Eskey, & W. Grabe (Eds.), Teaching second language reading for academic purposes (pp. 25-48). NY: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.
Grabe, W. (1991). Current developments in second language reading research. TESOL Quarterly, 25, 375-406.
Grabe, W. (1997). Reading research and its implications for reading assessment. LTRC paper.
Grabe, W. (2009). Reading in a second language: Moving from theory to practice.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Gray, W. S. (1960). The major aspects of reading. In H. Robinson (Ed.), Sequential development of reading abilities (pp. 8-24). Chicago: Chicago University Press.
Guttman, L. L. (1974). The basis for scalogram analysis. In G. M. Maranell (Ed.), Scaling: A sourcebook for Behavioral Scientists, (pp. 142-171). NY: Aldine Publishing Company.
Hajipournezhad, G. R. (2001, Oct.). Reading complexity judgments: Episode 1. Shiken: JALT Testing & Evaluation SIG Newsletter 5
(pp. 2 – 5) from http://www.jalt.org/test/haj_1.htm
Hillocks, G. JR., & Ludlow, L. H. (1984). A taxonomy of skills in reading and interpreting fiction. American Educational Research Journal, 21, 7-24.
Hatch E., & Farhady, H. (1981). Research design and statistics for applied linguistics. LA: University of California.
Henning, G. H. (1977). A developmental analysis of errors of adult Iranian students of English as a foreign language. Language learning, 28, 387-397.
Hulstijn, J., (1997). Mnemonic methods in foreign language vocabulary learning: Theoretical considerations and pedagogical implications. In J. Coady & T. Huckin (Eds.), Second language vocabulary acquisition (pp.203-224). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Hyltenstam, K. (1977). Implicational patterns in inter-language syntax variation. Language Learning, 27, 383-411.
Jensen, L. (1986). Advanced reading skills in a comprehensive course. In F. Dubin, D. E. Eskey, & W. Grabe (Eds.), Teaching second language reading for academic purposes (pp. 103-124). CA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.
Karami, F. (2000). The effect of task variation on the reading comprehension ability of the learners. Unpublished master’s thesis, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran.
Kral, T. (1995). Selected approaches from the creative English teaching forum 1989-93. United States Department of State, EUA
Ludlow, L. H., & Hillocks, G. Jr. (1985). Psychometric considerations in the analysis of reading skill hierarchies. Journal of Experimental Education, 54, 15-21
Maranell, M. G. (1974). Introduction. In G. M. Maranell (Ed.), Scaling: A sourcebook for Behavioral Scientists (pp. xi-xix). Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company.
Matthews, M. (1990). Skill taxonomies and problems for the testing of reading. Reading in a Foreign Language, 7, 511-517.
McNamara, T. (1996). Measuring Second Language Performance. NY: Addison Wesley Longman.
Moore W.J., & Kennedy L.D. (1971). Evaluation of learning in the language arts. In B. Bloom, J. Hasting, & G. Madaus(Eds.), Handbook of formative and summative evaluation of student learning (pp. 399-446). NY: McGraw Hill.
Nuttall, C. (1996). Teaching reading skills in a foreign language. Hong Kong: Macmillan Publishers Limited.
Roberts, N. (1974). Further verification of Bloom’s taxonomy. Journal of Experimental Education, 45(1), 16-19.
Rost, D. H. (1993). Assessing different components of reading comprehension: Fact or fiction. Language and Education, 6, 79-91.
Stauffer, S. A. (1974). An overview of the contributions to scaling and scale theory. In G. M. Maranell (Ed.), Scaling: A sourcebook for Behavioral Scientists, (pp. 131-141). Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company.
Trimble, L. (1985) English for science and technology: A discourse approach. London: Cambridge University Press.
Tristan, L.A. (1998) Test blueprint techniques (in Spanish: Tablas de validez de contenido) Instituto de Evaluación e Ingeniería Avanzada. San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Tristan, L.A. & Molgado, R. D. (2006) Handbook of taxonomies (in Spanish: Compendio de taxonomías. Clasificaciones para los aprendizajes de los dominios educativos). Instituto de Evaluación e Ingeniería Avanzada. San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Tristan, L.A. & Vidal, U.R. (2007) Linear model to assess the scale´s validity of a test. AERA Meeting, session: “New Developments in Measurement Thinking”, SIG-Rasch Measurement. Available through ERIC: ED501232.
Urquhart , A.H., & Weir, C. J. (1998). Reading in a second language: Process, product and practice. NY: Longman
Valette, R. M. (1971) Evaluation of learning in a second language. In B. Bloom, J. Hasting & G. Madaus (Eds.), Handbook of formative and summative evaluation of student learning (pp. 815-854). NY: McGraw Hill.
Weir, C.J., Hughes, A., & Porter, D. (1990). Reading skills: Hierarchies, implicational relationships and identifiability. Reading in a Foreign Language, 7, 505-510.
Weir C. J., & Porter D. (1996). The multi-divisible or unitary nature of reading: The language tester between Scylla and Charybdis. Reading in a Foreign Language, 10, 1-19.