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Strengthening research methodology : psychological measurement and evaluation

Author: Richard R Bootzin; Patrick E McKnight
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2006.
Series: Decade of behavior.
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"Strengthening Research Methodology: Psychological Measurement and Evaluation both explores and demonstrates how measurement, methodology, and evaluation in psychology have been influenced by preeminent scholar Lee B. Sechrest. Volume editors Richard R. Bootzin and Patrick E. McKnight have gathered researchers from across the discipline and around the world to present recent studies and to acknowledge the role  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Festschrift
Electronic books
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strengthening research methodology.
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2006
(DLC) 2005020255
Online version:
Strengthening research methodology.
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2006
(OCoLC)755213645
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard R Bootzin; Patrick E McKnight
ISBN: 1591473241 9781591473244
OCLC Number: 123447190
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 299 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / Thomas D. Cook --
Introduction / Richard R. Bootzin and Patrick E. McKnight --
Part I: Excellence and realism in measurement --
Researching teaching : the problem of studying a system resistant to change / Ronald Gallimore and Rossella Santagata --
Heroic rescue during the Holocaust : empirical and methodological perspectives / Elizabeth Midlarsky, Stephanie Fagin Jones, and Robin K. Nemeroff --
Understanding social contexts and coping : connections with intervention programs / Rudolf H. Moos --
Stress, copying, and outcome in cognitive therapy / Lawrence H. Cohen, Kathleen C. Gunthert, and Andrew C. Butler --
Part II: Methodology in research and evaluation --
Mechanisms of change in psychotherapy : advances, breakthroughs, and cutting-edge research (do not yet exist) / Alan E. Kazdin --
Treatment strength and integrity : models and methods / David S. Cordray and Georgine M. Pion --
Random assignment : a systematic review / Souraya Sidani --
Propensity scores and quasi-experiments : a testimony to the practical side of Lee Sechrest / William R. Shadish, Jason K. Luellen, and M.H. Clark --
Part III: Validity and measurement in evaluation --
How to fool yourself with experiments in testing theories in psychological research / Werner W. Wittmann and Petra L. Klumb --
Improving prediction from clinical assessment : the roles of measurement, psychometric theory, and decision theory / Timothy R. Stickle and Carl F. Weems --
Part IV: Methodological mentoring --
Rear end validity : a caution / Bradley H. Smith --
The nature of scientific legacy : the case of Lee Sechrest / Patrick E. McKnight, Katherine M. McKnight, and A.J. Figueredo --
Epilogue / Robert F. Boruch.
Series Title: Decade of behavior.
Other Titles: PsycBOOKS.
Responsibility: edited by Richard R. Bootzin, Patrick E. McKnight.
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