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Appleton, J.  J. (2012). Systems consultation: Developing the assessment-to-intervention link with the Student Engagement Instrument. In S. L. Christenson, A. L. Reschly, and C. Wylie (Eds). Handbook of Research on Student Engagement. (pp. 725-741). New York: Springer. 

Appleton, J., Christenson, S.L., Kim, D., & Reschly, A. (2006).  Measuring cognitive and psychological engagement: Validation of the Student Engagement Instrument. Journal of School Psychology, 44, 427-445.

Betts, J., Appleton, J.J., Reschly, A.L., Christenson, S.L., & Huebner, E.S. (2010). A study of the
reliability and construct validity of the Student Engagement Instrument across multiple grades.  School Psychology Quarterly, 25, 84-93.

Carter, C., Reschly, A. L., Lovelace, M. D., Appleton, J. J., & Thompson, D. (2012). Measuring student engagement among elementary students: Pilot of the Elementary Student Engagement Instrument. School Psychology Quarterly, 27, 61-73.

Christenson, S. L., & Anderson, A. R. (2002). Commentary: The centrality of the learning context for students' academic enabler skills. School Psychology Review, 31, 378-393.

Christenson, S. L., Reschly, A. L., Appleton, J. J., Berman, S., Spanjers, D., & Varro, P. (2008). Best practices in fostering student engagement. In A. Thomas & J. Grimes (Eds). Best Practices in School Psychology - 5th Ed (pp. 1099-1119). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

Fraysier, K., Reschly, A.L., & Appleton, J.J. (2017).  Predicting Postsecondary Enrollment and
Persistence with Secondary Student Engagement Data. Manuscript submitted for review.

Grier-Reed, T., Appleton, J.J., Rodriguez, M., Ganuza, Z., & Reschly, A. L.  (2012). Exploring
the Student Engagement Instrument and career perceptions with college students. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 2, 85-96.

Lovelace, M. D., Reschly, A. L., & Appleton, J. J. (2018). Beyond School Records: The Value of Cognitive and Affective Engagement in Predicting Dropout and On-Time Graduation. Professional School Counseling.

Lovelace, M., Reschly, A.L., Appleton, J.J., & Lutz, M.  (2014). Concurrent and predictive validity of the Student Engagement Instrument.  Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 32, 509-520. DOI: 10.1177/0734282914527548

Pearson. (2014). Middle School Indicators of College Readiness.  Center for College & Career Success, Pearson. Austin, TX.

Pinzone, C.A., Appleton, J.J., & Reschly, A.L. (2017) Longitudinal Measurement Invariance Analyses
of the Student Engagement Instrument –Brief Version. Manuscript submitted for review.

Reschly, A.L., Appleton, J.J., & Christenson, S.L. (2007, June). Student engagement at school and with learning: Theories and intervention. Communiqué, 35(8).National Association of School Psychologists.

Reschly, A.L., Appleton, J.J., & Pohl, A. (2014). Best practices in fostering student engagement. In A. Thomas and P. Harrison (Eds.) Best Practices in School Psychology – 6th Ed. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

Reschly, A.L., Betts, J., & Appleton, J.J. (2014). An examination of the validity of two measures of student engagement.  International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 2, 106-114.

Reschly, A. & Christenson, S.L. (2006). Prediction of dropout among students with mild disabilities: A case for the inclusion of student engagement variables. Remedial and Special Education, 27, 276-292.

Reschly, A. L., Pohl, A., Christenson, S. L., & Appleton, J. J. (2017). Engaging adolescents in secondary schools.  In B. Schultz, J. Harrison, and S. Evans (Eds.), School mental health services for adolescents. Oxford University Press, New York.

Waldrop, D., Reschly, A. L., Fraysier, K., & Appleton, J. J. (in press). Measuring the engagement of college students: Administration format, structure, and validity of the Student Engagement Instrument-College. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.

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