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AERA Outstanding Dissertations: Division D

Division D

Division D focuses on educational measurement, psychometrics, and assessment; quantitative methods and statistical theory as applied to educational research; and qualitative and evaluation methods as applied to educational research.

Division D Outstanding Dissertations

2017

                                                 No Award Given






2016

                                                 Small-Sample Calibration of Measurement Scales: Things Need to be Done


by: Yang Liu
Institution: University of California, Merced
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2015

                                                 No Award Given






2014

                                                 Operationally Comparable Effect Sizes for Meta-Analysis of Single-Case Research


by: James E. Pustejovsky
Institution: Northwestern University
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2013

                                                 Evaluating the Equal-Interval Hypothesis with Test Score Scales


by: Ben Dominique
Institution: University of Colorado at Boulder
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2012

                                                 Composite Likelihood Approach for Factor Analyzing Ordinal Data


by: Nuo Xi
Institution: Ohio State University
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2011

                                                 Loglinear Models as Item Response Models


by: Zhushan Li
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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2010

                                                 Pratt's Importance Measures in Factor Analysis: A New Technique for Interpreting
Oblique Factor Models


by: Amery Dai Ling Wu
Institution: University of British Columbia (Vancouver)
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2009

                                                 A Metropolis-Hastings Robbins-Monro Algorithm for Maximum Likelihood Nonlinear
Latent Structure Analysis with a Comprehensive Measurement Model


by: Li Cai
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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2008

                                                 Multilevel Latent Markov Models for Nested Longitudinal Discrete Data


by: Hsiu-Ting Yu
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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2007

                                                 Comparing Score Trends on High-Stakes and Low-Stakes Tests Using Metric-Free
Statistics and Multidimensional Item Response Models


by: Andrew Dean Ho
Institution: Stanford University
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2006

                                                 A Polytomous Extension of the Fusion Model and its Bayesian Parameter Estimation


by: Jianbin Fu
Institution: The University of Wisconsin - Madison
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2005

                                                 Causal Inference for Multi-Level Observational Data with Application to
Kindergarten Retention


by: Guanglei Hong
Institution: University of Michigan
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                                                 Turning a Blind Eye to Racism no More: Naming Racism and Whiteness with
Pre-Service Teachers


by: Sheryl Ann Marx
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
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2004

                                                 SAT Coaching, Bias and Causal Inference


by: Derek Christian Briggs
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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                                                 Parallel Lives, Parallel Literacies: A Reflexive Life-History of an Adult Emerging
Reader and His Teacher Researcher


by: Andrew R. Ratner
Institution: Teachers College, Columbia University
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2003

                                                 No Award Given






2002

                                                 A Unifying Framework for the Analysis of Continuous and Discontinuous Change


by: Jee-Seon Kim
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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                                                 Transforming Power in Rural Communities: Possibilities for an Energy Literacy


by: Wendy Milne
Institution: University of Guelph (Canada)
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                                                 Knowledge Claims and Ethical Commitments: Toward a Moral Epistemology for
Critical Ethnography in Education


by: Michael Gerard Gunzenhauser
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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2001

                                                 Evaluating Small Sample Approaches for Model Test Statistics in Structural
Equation Modeling


by: Jonathan Nevitt
Institution: University of Maryland College Park
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                                                 A Call to Conscience: Problematizing Educational Inclusion


by: Micheline Stabile
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
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2000

                                                 Scoring Performance Assessments Based on Judgements: Utilizing Meta-Analysis to
Estimate Variance Components in Generalizability Theory for Unbalanced Situations


by: Christopher Wing-Tat Chiu
Institution: Michigan State University
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