Applied Quantitative Analysis In Education And The Social Sciences by Yaacov PetscherApplied Quantitative Analysis In Education And The Social Sciences by Yaacov Petscher

Applied Quantitative Analysis In Education And The Social Sciences

EditorYaacov Petscher, Christopher Schatschneider, Donald L. Compton

Hardcover | March 5, 2013

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To say that complex data analyses are ubiquitous in the education and social sciences might be an understatement. Funding agencies and peer-review journals alike require that researchers use the most appropriate models and methods for explaining phenomena. Univariate and multivariate data structures often require the application of more rigorous methods than basic correlational or analysis of variance models. Additionally, though a vast set of resources may exist on how to run analysis, difficulties may be encountered when explicit direction is not provided as to how one should run a model and interpret results. The mission of this book is to expose the reader to advanced quantitative methods as it pertains to individual level analysis, multilevel analysis, item-level analysis, and covariance structure analysis. Each chapter is self-contained and follows a common format so that readers can run the analysis and correctly interpret the output for reporting.

Yaacov Petscheris Director of Research at the Florida Center for Reading Research, US.Christopher Schatschneideris Associate Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University, US. Donald L. Comptonis Professor of Special Education and John F. Kennedy Center Investigator at Vande...
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Title:Applied Quantitative Analysis In Education And The Social SciencesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:392 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.98 inPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415893488

ISBN - 13:9780415893480

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Part I: Individual Level Analysis1. Extending Conditional Means Modeling: An Introduction to Quantile Regression,Yaacov Petscher, Jessica A.R. Logan, and Chengfu Zhou2.Using Dominance Analysis to Estimate Predictor: Importance in Multiple Regression,Razia Azen3. I am ROC Curves (and so can you)!,Christopher SchatschneiderPart II: Multilevel Analysis 4.Multilevel Modeling: Practical Examples to Illustrate a Special Case of SEM,Lee Branum-Martin5. Linear and Quadratic Growth Models for Continuous and Dichotomous Outcomes,Ann A. O¿Connell, Jessica A. R. Logan, Jill Pentimonti, and D. Betsy McCoachPART III: Item Level Analysis6. Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis,Rex Kline7. Factor Analysis with Categorical Indicators: Demonstrationof Item Response Theory,R.J. de AyalaPart IV:Covariance Structure Analysis 8.Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling,Richard Lomax9. Latent Growth Curve Modeling using Structural Equation Modeling,Ryan Bowles and Janelle J. Montroy10. Latent Class/Profile Analysis,Karen Samuelsen and Katherine Raczynski11. n-level Structural Equation Modeling,Paras Mehta