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The relation between self-beliefs and academic achievement: A meta-analytic review
(Educational Psychologist, 2004-03-01)
There has been extensive debate among scholars and practitioners concerning whether self-beliefs influence academic achievement. To address this question, findings of longitudinal studies investigating the relation between ...
A brief history of research synthesis.
(Eval Health Prof, 2002-03)
Science is supposed to be cumulative, but scientists only rarely cumulate evidence scientifically. This means that users of research evidence have to cope with a plethora of reports of individual studies with no systematic ...
Evaluating and Interpreting Research Syntheses in Adult Learning and Literacy
This occasional paper introduces the methods of research synthesis and meta-analysis to researchers and consumers of research in the field of adult learning and literacy. To begin, the first section of the paper defines ...
Research synthesis and meta-analysis
(The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods, 2008-08-27)
As the volume of primary research across all fields of social science continues to grow at rapid rates, research synthesis has become more important today than at any other time in history. With the development of metaanalysis, ...
Effectiveness of mentoring programs for youth: a meta-analytic review.
(Am J Community Psychol, 2002-04)
We used meta-analysis to review 55 evaluations of the effects of mentoring programs on youth. Overall, findings provide evidence of only a modest or small benefit of program participation for the average youth. Program effects ...
Cues to deception.
(Psychol Bull, 2003-01)
Do people behave differently when they are lying compared with when they are telling the truth? The combined results of 1,338 estimates of 158 cues to deception are reported. Results show that in some ways, liars are less ...