Applied Meta-Analysis for Social Science Research: by Noel A Card

By Noel A Card

delivering pragmatic tips for making plans and carrying out a meta-analytic assessment, this booklet is written in an attractive, nontechnical variety that makes it perfect for graduate path use or self-study. the writer indicates how one can establish questions that may be replied utilizing meta-analysis, retrieve either released and unpublished reports, create a coding guide, use conventional and special impact measurement indices, and write a meta-analytic evaluation. An ongoing instance illustrates meta-analytic ideas. as well as the basics, the e-book discusses extra complex themes, similar to artifact correction, random- and mixed-effects versions, structural equation representations, and multivariate tactics. common beneficial properties comprise annotated equations; discussions of different techniques; and "Practical concerns" sections that supply suggestion on subject matters rarely mentioned in different books, equivalent to linking meta-analytic effects with concept and the application of meta-analysis software program programs.

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