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The Handbook of Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis
The chapter on stochastically dependent effect sizes by Gleser and Olkin (2009) in The handbook of research synthesis and meta-analysis (2nd ed.) describes. Download Here: tinyurl.com/ohnxrcn WhenExpand
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ROBINS-I: a tool for assessing risk of bias in non-randomised studies of interventions
Non-randomised studies of the effects of interventions are critical to many areas of healthcare evaluation, but their results may be biased. It is therefore important to understand and appraise theirExpand
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Standards of Evidence: Criteria for Efficacy, Effectiveness and Dissemination
Ever increasing demands for accountability, together with the proliferation of lists of evidence-based prevention programs and policies, led the Society for Prevention Research to charge a committeeExpand
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How Effective Are Mentoring Programs for Youth? A Systematic Assessment of the Evidence
The current popularity of mentoring programs notwithstanding, questions remain about their typical effectiveness as well as the conditions required for them to achieve optimal positive outcomes forExpand
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Using Research to Answer Practical Questions About Homework
The article begins with a presentation of reasons for the minimal influence of homework research, and educational research in general, on policy and practice. We propose that the practical use ofExpand
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Making the most of summer school: a meta-analytic and narrative review.
Summer schools serve multiple purposes for students, families, educators, and communities. The current need for summer programs is driven by changes in American families and by calls for anExpand
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The Relation Between Self-Beliefs and Academic Achievement: A Meta-Analytic Review
There has been extensive debate among scholars and practitioners concerning whether self-beliefs influence academic achievement. To address this question, findings of longitudinal studiesExpand
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Relationships between five after-school activities and academic achievement.
Four hundred twenty-four students in Grades 6 through 12 and 1 parent of each completed a questionnaire concerning student participation in 5 types of after-school activities: homework, televisionExpand
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The Effects of Modified School Calendars on Student Achievement and on School and Community Attitudes
This review synthesizes studies of the effects of modifying the academic calendar in Grades K–12 to do away with the long summer break while not increasing the length of the school year. TheExpand
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