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Highlights of publications by UCEC

Alkin, M. C., Christie, C. A., & Vo, A. T. (2012). Evaluation roots: A wider perspective. In M. C. Alkin (Ed.), Evaluation Roots: A Wider Perspective of Theorists' Views and Influences (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Alkin, M. C., Vo, A. T., & Christie, C. A. (2012). The evaluator's role in valuing: Who and with whomNew Direction in Evaluation, 133, 29-41.

Baldwin, E. E., & Yun, J. T. (2012). Mathematics curricula and formative assessments: Toward an error-based approach to formative data use in mathematics. Santa Barbara, CA: University of California Educational Evaluation Center.

Christie, C. A., & Alkin, M. C. (2012). An evaluation theory tree. In M. C. Alkin (Ed.), Evaluation roots: A wider perspective of theorists' views and influences (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Christie, C. A., & Vo, A. (2011). Promoting diversity in the field of evaluation: Reflections on the first year of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation evaluation fellowship programAmerican Journal of Evaluation, 32(4), 547–564.

Fierro, L., & Christie, C. A. (2011). Understanding evaluation training in schools and programs of public healthAmerican Journal of Evaluation, 32(3), 448–468.

Fleischer, D., Christie, C. A., & LaVelle, K. B. (2011). Perceptions of evaluation capacity building in the U.S.: A descriptive study of American Evaluation Association membersCanadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 23(3), 37–60.

Hedges, L.G., Pustejovsky, J., & Shadish, W.R. (2012). A standardized mean difference effect size for single-case designsResearch Synthesis Methods, 3, 224-239.

Kurlaender, M., Grodsky, E., Agronow, S., & Horn, C. (2011). State standards, the SAT, and admission to the University of California. Policy Brief, Policy Analysis for California Education.

Marcus, S.M., Stuart, E.A., Wang, P., Shadish, W.R. & Steiner, P.M. (2012). Estimating the causal effect of randomization versus treatment preference in a doubly-randomized preference trialPsychological Methods, 17, 244-254.

Shadish, W. R. (2011). Randomized controlled studies and alternative designs in outcome studies: Challenges and opportunitiesResearch on Social Work Practice, 21, 636–643. 

Shadish, W.R. (2011). The truth about validity. In H. T. Chen, S. I. Donaldson & M. M. Mark (Eds). Advancing validity in outcome evaluation: Theory and Practice. New Directions for Evaluation, 130, 107-117.

Shadish, W. R., Galindo, R. G, Steiner, P. M., Wong, V. C., & Cook, T. D. (2011). A randomized experiment comparing random to cutoff-based assignmentPsychological Methods, 16, 179–191.

Shadish, W.R., Hedges, L.V., Pustejovsky, J., Rindskopf, D.M., Boyajian, J.G. & Sullivan, K.J. (in press). Analyzing single-case designs: d, G, multilevel models, Bayesian estimators, generalized additive models, and the hopes and fears of researchers about analyses. In T. R. Kratochwill & J. R. Levin (Eds.), Single-Case Intervention Research: Methodological and Data-Analysis Advances. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Shadish, W.R., & Luellen, J.K. (2013). Donald Campbell: The Accidental Evaluator. In M.C. Alkin (Ed.), Evaluation Roots (2nd. Ed) (pp. 61-65). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Shadish, W.R. & Sullivan K. (2012). Theories of causation in psychological science. In H. Cooper (Ed.), APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 23-52). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Shadish, W.R. & Sullivan, K.J. (2011). Characteristics of single-case designs used to assess intervention effects in 2008Behavior Research Methods, 43, 971-980.

Vo, A. T. (2012). Visualizing context through theory deconstruction: A content analysis of three bodies of evaluation theory literatureEvaluation and Program Planning, 38, 44-52.