Summing up: The Science of Reviewing Research

  title={Summing up: The Science of Reviewing Research},
  author={Chandler Stolp and Richard J. Light and David B. Pillemer},
  journal={Journal of Policy Analysis and Management},
Effectiveness of Focus on Form versus Focus on Meaning
So far empirical studies have shown that explicit Focus-on-Form (FonF) methods were more effective than implicit Focus-on-Meaning (FonM) methods (Norris & Ortega, 2000). However, many studies fail to
Untersuchung eines Publikationsbias in Meta- Analysen zur Wirksamkeit psychotherapeutischer Interventionen bei Essstörungen, Depression und Schizophrenie
Das Thema der vorliegenden Arbeit ist die umfassende statistische Prufung eines Publikationsbias in Meta-Analysen zur Wirksamkeit psychotherapeutischer Interventionen bei den Storungsbildern Bulimia
Purposeful sampling in qualitative research synthesis
Informed decisions about sampling are critical to improving the quality of research synthesis. Even though several qualitative research synthesists have recommended purposeful sampling for
Extent and scale of local adaptation in salmonid fishes: review and meta-analysis
The frequency with which foreign salmonid populations outperform local populations suggests that drift, gene flow and plasticity often limit or mediate LA, and future research will benefit from an integration of classical and molecular approaches.
Natural Funnel Asymmetries: A Simulation Analysis of the Three Basic Tools of Meta Analysis
It is shown that estimation faults and misspecification may cause natural asymmetries, which the PET does not correct, and it is important to know the reason for an asymmetry.
The effect of teacher certification on student achievement
The Effect of Teacher Certification on Student Achievement. (May 2004) Karin Sparks, B.A., University of New Mexico; M.S., Texas A&M University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. James F. McNamara The
Attrition in distance education: A meta-analysis
This meta-analysis reviews twenty years of research on the effect of attrition predictor variables on distance education post-secondary learners. The predictor variables were derived from a series of
Aggregate analysis of the literature for unruptured intracranial aneurysm treatment.
To better determine aggregate measures for unruptured intracranial aneurysm (UIA) treatment, adverse outcome rates of surgical clipping and endovascular coil embolization are analyzed.