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

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Richard E. Snow, David E. Wiley
Routledge, Nov 12, 2012 - Education - 448 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

1 Straight Thinking
1
2 Why Summaries of Research on Psychological Theories are Often Uninterpretable
13
Natural Categories and Natural Kinds
61
4 Test Validity and Invalidity Reconsidered
75
Implication for Defining Abilities
109
6 An Approach to Multivariate Generalizability of MMPI Profiles
145
7 Psychology and Methodology of Response Styles
161
8 Problems in Assuming the Comparability of Pretest and Posttest in Autoregressive and Growth Models
201
Background Sources Early Use and Some StreamOffs
305
13 Developing Tests to Assist in the Improvement of Education
325
14 An Intelligent Tutoring System for Exploring Principles of Economics
333
Lee Cronbach as a Mentor
367
16 Im Sorry But Our Intellectual Heritage From LJC
375
17 Methodological StudiesA Personal Retrospective
385
Curriculum Vitae and Bibliography
401
Author Index
411

Models for Individual Growth and Models for Individual Differences in Response to Intervention
221
10 The Concept of Aptitude
249
11 Is There Any Future for Intelligence?
285

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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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