January 28, 2008

Best Practices in Quantitative Methods for Developmentalists

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This monograph is a useful resource for "best practices" in different aspects of developmental (and family) research. Here is a listing of the chapters and authors. It is available through the e-journals on the library website. It is in the Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 2006, Vol 71, No. 3, Serial No. 285.

EDITORS' PREFACE
W. Andrew Collins and Willis F. Overton

INTRODUCTION TO THE MONOGRAPH
Kathleen McCartney, Margaret Burchinal, and Kristen L. Bub

I. DATA MANAGEMENT: RECOMMENDED PRACTICES
Margaret Burchinal and Eloise Neebe

II. MEASUREMENT ISSUES AND PSYCHOMETRIC METHODS IN DEVELOPMENTAL RESEARCH
Richard G. Lambert, Lauren Nelson, Denise Brewer, and Margaret Burchinal

III. MISSING DATA: WHAT TO DO WITH OR WITHOUT THEM
Keith F. Widaman

IV. GROWTH CURVE ANALYSIS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VARIOUS METHODS FOR ANALYZING LONGITUDINAL DATA
Margaret Burchinal, Lauren Nelson, and Michele Poe

V. CONTEMPORARY ADVANCES AND CLASSIC ADVICE FOR ANALYZING MEDIATING AND MODERATING VARIABLES
Eric Dearing and Lawrence C. Hamilton

VI. SELECTION, DETECTION, AND REFLECTION
Kathleen McCartney, Kristen L. Bub,and Margaret Burchinal

VII. THE PRACTICAL IMPORTANCE OF FINDINGS
Roger Bakeman

Posted by hgroteva at January 28, 2008 10:07 PM