Conducting science-based psychology research in schools [electronic resource] / edited by Lisa M. Dinella.
Contributor(s): Dinella, Lisa M.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, c2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: xvii, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781433804687 (print ed.); 1433804689 (print ed.).Subject(s): Psychology -- Research | Educational psychology -- Research | Research -- methods | Psychology, EducationalAdditional physical formats: OriginalDDC classification: 150.72 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Insights from young scholars on the frontier between psychological and education sciences / Rena F. Subotnik -- Meeting future training needs in school-based education research / James A. Griffin -- Building and maintaining relationships with school stakeholders / Lisa M. Dinella, Gary Ladd -- Navigating institutional review boards when conducting school-based research / Mari Strand Cary -- Rigorous, responsive, and responsible: experimental designs in school intervention research / Elise Cappella, Greta M. Massetti, Sasha Yampolsky -- Conducting classroom observations in school-based research / Bridget K. Hamre, Robert C. Pianta, Lia Chomat-Mooney -- Choosing measures for school-based research: scientific and practical considerations / Amy Silverman, ... [et al.] -- Implementation quality in school-based research: roles for the prevention researcher / Heather K. Warren, Celene E. Domitrovich, Mark T. Greenberg -- In vivo testing of learning and instructional principles: the design and implementation of school-based experimentation / Gwen A. Frishkoff, Gregory White, Charles A. Perfetti -- School context and microcontexts: the complexity of studying school settings / Maria D. LaRusso, ... [et al.] -- Disseminating scholarship to diverse audiences / Amy Bellmore, Sandra Graham.
"What are the common pitfalls experienced by school researchers, and how can those pitfalls be avoided? This edited volume draws on the collective expertise of both established and emerging names in the field, providing an unparalleled resource for those interested in conducting psychological research within school settings. First and foremost, the contributors offer a framework for conceptualizing rigorous research collaboratively with schools, instead of on or in them, by emphasizing the participation of administrators, teachers, and parents. With detailed information on how to build and maintain research programs and avoid common problems, this volume includes insights from both researchers and the education professionals with whom they collaborate. Organized to reflect the research process from beginning to end, the chapters examine first how to initiate and nurture relationships with school stakeholders, move next to improving research design and methodology, and conclude with how to best disseminate research findings to scholars, practitioners, and study participants. Conducting Science-Based Psychology Research in Schools is an essential tool for courses on research methods and school-based research in fields ranging from psychology to education, social work, and family and human development"--Jacket. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved).
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Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2010. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2010 dcunns