Improving Inquiry in Social Science: A Volume in Honor of Lee J. Cronbach

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Richard E. Snow, David E. Wiley
Psychology Press, 1991 - Education - 423 pages
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This volume celebrates Lee J. Cronbach's considerable contributions to the methodology of social and behavioral science. Comprised of chapters written by colleagues and contemporaries of the highly influential scholar, it offers a range of ideas, perspectives, and new approaches to improving social science inquiry.
 

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Contents

STRAIGHT THINKING
1
REFERENCES
10
WHY SUMMARIES OF RESEARCH ON PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES ARE OFTEN UNINTERPRETABLE
13
ADDENDUM
57
REFERENCES
58
MACROPSYCHOLOGY AND MICROPSYCHOLOGY NATURAL CATEGORIES AND NATURAL KINDS
61
MACROPSYCHOLOGY
62
CONSTRUCT VALIDITY
64
TERMS AND CONFUSIONS
250
THE NEED FOR APTITUDE THEORIES
256
TOWARD A RECONSTRUCTION OF APTITUDE CONSTRUCTS
265
EXAMPLES
275
CONCLUSION
280
IS THERE ANY FUTURE FOR INTELLIGENCE?
285
REFERENCES
303
TYLERS BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVES BACKGROUND SOURCES EARLY USE AND SOME STREAMOFFS
305

MICROPSYCHOLOGY
68
REFERENCES
72
TEST VALIDITY AND INVALIDITY RECONSIDERED
75
THE STRUCTURE OF SKILLS AND THE DETERMINANTS OF TEST PERFORMANCE
77
A CONCEPTION OF VALIDITY
84
MEASUREMENT INTENT MULTIDIMENSIONALITY AND THE IDENTIFICATION OF INVALIDITY
88
REQUIREMENTS AND METHODS FOR TEST VALIDATION
92
REFERENCES
106
TEST ANALYSIS WITH THE PERSON CHARACTERISTIC FUNCTION IMPLICATION FOR DEFINING ABILITIES
109
THEORY AND METHOD
110
APPLICATION TO DATA SETS
123
TASK DIFFICULTY AND TASK ATTRIBUTES
130
CORRELATIONS OF THE SPATIAL ABILITY TESTS
140
DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY
141
REFERENCES
142
AN APPROACH TO MULTIVARIATE GENERALIZABILITY OF MMPI PROFILES
145
AN EXAMPLE
148
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
157
REFERENCES
158
PSYCHOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY OF RESPONSE STYLES
161
THE RESPONSE STYLE CONTROVERSY
164
RESPONSE STYLES AS PERSONALITY VARIABLES
165
THE FACTORIAL INTERPRETATION OF THE MMPI
171
BEHAVIORAL CORRELATES OF MMPI FACTORS
184
RESPONSE STYLES REDUX
196
REFERENCES
197
PROBLEMS IN ASSUMING THE COMPARABILITY OF PRETEST AND POSTTEST IN AUTOREGRESSIVE AND GROWTH MODELS
201
BACKGROUND
204
FACTORIAL SIMILARITY IN THE FACE OF TEMPORAL EROSION OF RELATIONSHIPS
206
MOVING AVERAGE VERSUS AUTOREGRESSIVE MODELS
208
MEASURES COMPOSED OF SEVERAL AUTOREGRESSIVE COMPONENTS
212
DIFFERENTIAL GROWTH RATES AND THE FANSPREAD HYPOTHESIS
215
WHERE WE PAUSE IN OUR QUEST
216
REFERENCES
217
A LONGITUDINAL APPROACH TO ATI RESEARCH MODELS FOR INDIVIDUAL GROWTH AND MODELS FOR INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENC...
221
SIMPLE LONGITUDINAL REPRESENTATIONS FOR ATI RESEARCH
222
RECONSIDERING TRADITIONAL ATI REGRESSION ANALYSES
228
REFERENCES
245
APPENDIX
246
THE CONCEPT OF APTITUDE
249
SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT AND THE CURRICULUM
306
RALPH W TYLERS BACKGROUND
307
TYLER AND THE EIGHTYEAR STUDY
313
STREAMOFFS ON EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
320
REFERENCES
324
DEVELOPING TEST TO ASSIST IN THE IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION
325
TESTS TO AID THE PRINCIPAL ANDOR THE INSTRUCTIONAL COMMITTEES IN THE LOCAL SCHOOL
328
A CAVEAT
330
IN SUMMARY
332
AN INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM FOR EXPLORING PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
333
PURPOSE
335
PARTS OF THE SYSTEM
336
INTERROGATIVE STRATEGIES
352
EVALUATION
357
SUMMARY AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
358
REFERENCES
360
IN ILLINOIS AND IN JAPAN LEE CRONBACH AS A MENTOR
367
YOU CAN GET TRUE TRAINING
368
YOU DIDNT MAKE ANY PROGRESS IN SO MUCH AS 24 HOURS
369
OF COURSE
370
I DONT KNOW NOTHING SIR
371
IN JAPAN
372
IM SORRY BUT OUR INTELLECTUAL HERITAGE FROM LJC
375
THE HURDLES
376
TRIAL BY FIRE
377
TEACHING ASSISTANT
379
PRELIMINARY QUALIFYING EXAMS
380
THE FUTURE
383
METHODOLOGICAL STUDIES A PERSONAL RETROSPECTIVE
385
HOW EVALUATE HOMOGENEITY?
386
UTILITY THEORY
389
GENERALIZABILITY THEORY
391
ANALYSIS OF DATA FROM COLLECTIVES
395
HOW METHODOLOGY PAYS OFF
397
REFERENCES
398
CURRICULUM VITAE AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF L J CRONBACH
401
AUTHOR INDEX
411
SUBJECT INDEX
417
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Wiley is Professor at the School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University and senior technical advisor, the New Standards Project.

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