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Sections include: experiments and generalised causal inference; statistical conclusion validity and internal validity; construct validity and external validity; quasi-experimental designs that either lack a control group or lack pretest observations on the outcome; quasi-experimental designs that use both control groups and pretests; quasi-experiments: interrupted time-series designs; regresssion discontinuity designs; randomised experiments: rationale, designs, and conditions conducive to doing them; practical problems 1: ethics, participation recruitment and random assignment; practical problems 2: treatment implementation and attrition; generalised causal inference: a grounded theory; generalised causal inference: methods for single studies; generalised causal inference: methods for multiple studies; a critical assessment of our assumptions.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: WS. SHADISH
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 2002
File: 623 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015061304716

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This successor of the original Cook/Campbell Quasi-Experimentation: Design and Analysis Issues for Field Settings represents updates in the field over the last two decades. The book covers four major topics in field experimentation: Theoretical matters: Experimentation, causation, and validity ; Quasi-experimental design: Regression discontinuity designs, interrupted time series designs, quasi-experimental designs that use both pretests and control groups, and other designs ; Randomized experiments: Logic and design issues, and practical problems involving ethics, recruitment, assignment, treatment implementation, and attrition ; Generalized causal inference: A grounded theory of generalized causal inference, along with methods for implementing that theory in single and multiple studies.

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Genre: Analysis of variance
Author: William R. Shadish
Publisher:
Release: 2002
File: 623 Pages
ISBN-13: 0395307872

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Author: Donald Thomas Campbell
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Release: 1980
File: 84 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1100304220

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Genre: Experimental design
Author: Donald T. Campbell
Publisher:
Release: 1969
File: 84 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1024827318

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Author: William R. Shadish
Publisher:
Release: 2007
File: 113 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1183727358

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This book presents some quasi-experimental designs and design features that can be used in many social research settings. The designs serve to probe causal hypotheses about a wide variety of substantive issues in both basic and applied research. Each design is assessed in terms of four types of validity, with special stress on internal validity. Although general conclusions are drawn about the strengths and limitations of each design, emphasis is also placed on the fact that the relevant threats to valid inference are specific to each research setting. Consequently, a threat that is usually associated with a particular design need not invariably be associated with that design.

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Genre: Science
Author: Thomas D. Cook
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 1979
File: 405 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105037435018

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Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Cram101
Release: 2013-03
File: 150 Pages
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Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. This series gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests as well. Experimental and quasi-experimental designs for generalized causal inference covers four major topics in field experimentation: Theoretical matters: Experimentation, causation, and validity ; Quasi-experimental design: Regression discontinuity designs, interrupted time series designs, quasi-experimental designs that use both pretests and control groups, and other designs ; Randomized experiments: Logic and design issues, and practical problems involving ethics, recruitment, assignment, treatment implementation, and attrition ; Generalized causal inference: A grounded theory of generalized causal inference, along with methods for implementing that theory in single and multiple studies.

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Genre: Study Aids
Author: William R. Shadish
Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated
Release: 2006-06-30
File: 113 Pages
ISBN-13: 1428802169

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Using Propensity Scores in Quasi-Experimental Designs, by William M. Holmes, examines how propensity scores can be used to reduce bias with different kinds of quasi-experimental designs and to fix or improve broken experiments. Requiring minimal use of matrix and vector algebra, the book covers the causal assumptions of propensity score estimates and their many uses, linking these uses with analysis appropriate for different designs. Thorough coverage of bias assessment, propensity score estimation, and estimate improvement is provided, along with graphical and statistical methods for this process. Applications are included for analysis of variance and covariance, maximum likelihood and logistic regression, two-stage least squares, generalized linear regression, and general estimation equations. The examples use public data sets that have policy and programmatic relevance across a variety of disciplines.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: William M. Holmes
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2013-06-10
File: 360 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781483310817

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This book provides a conceptual systematization and a practical tool for the randomization of between-subjects and within-subjects experimental designs in social, behavioural, and health sciences. The author adopts a pedagogical strategy that allows the reader to implement all randomization methods by relying on the materials given in the appendices and using the common features included in any word processor software. In the companion website (www.fpce.uc.pt/niips/randmethods), along with other supplementary materials, the reader can freely download IBM SPSS and R versions of SCRAED, a package that performs simple and complex random assignment in experimental design, including the 18 randomization methods presented in Chapters 2 and 3.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Valentim R. Alferes
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2012-10-01
File: 183 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781452202921

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