Research Methodology

Porter, A.C., Linn, R.L., & Trimble C.S. (2005, Winter). The effects of state decisions about NCLB adequate yearly progress targets. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, Vol. 24(4), 32-39.

Porter, A. C., Blank, R., Smithson, J., & Osthoff, E. (2005, May). Place-based randomized trials to test the effects on instructional practices of a mathematics/science professional development program for teachers. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 599, 147-175.

Birman, B. F., & Porter, A. C. (2002). Evaluating education funding streams. Peabody Journal of Education.

Porter, A. C., & Gamoran, A. (2002). Progress and challenges for large-scale studies. In A. C. Porter & A. Gamoran (Eds.), Methodological advances in large-scale cross-national education surveys. Washington, DC: National Research Council.

Porter, A. C. (1997). Comparative experiments in educational research. In R. Jaeger (Ed.), Complementary methods for research in education (2nd edition) (pp. 523-551). Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association. (Revised chapter and reading from 1998 edition.)

Porter, A. C., & Raudenbush, S. W. (1987). Analysis of covariance: Its model and use in psychological research. Journal of Counseling Psychology 34, 383-392.

Levine, D. B. (Ed.). (1986). Creating a Center for Education Statistics: A time for action. Published for the Panel to Evaluate the National Center for Educational Statistics by National Academy Press, Washington, DC(A. Porter, panel member).

Blumberg, C. J., & Porter, A. C. (1983). Analyzing quasi-experiments: Some implications of assuming continuous growth models. The Journal of Experimental Education 31, 150-159.

Olejnik, S. F., & Porter, A. C. (1981). Bias and mean square errors of estimation as criteria for evaluating competing analysis strategies in quasi-experiments. Journal of Educational Statistics 6, 33-53.

Porter, A. C., Schmidt, W. H., Floden, R. E., & Freeman, D. J. (1978, Fall). Practical significance in program evaluation. American Educational Research Journal 15(4), 529-539. (Also Research Series No. 2, East Lansing: Michigan State University, Institute for Research on Teaching, 1978.)

Porter, A. C., & Chibucos, T. R. (1975, Winter). Common problems of design and analysis in evaluative research. Sociological Methods and Research.

Porter, A. C. (1976). Small scale evaluation. In C. Abt (Ed.), The evaluation of social programs. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

Porter, A. C., & Chibucos, T. R. (1974). Selecting analysis strategies. In G. Borich (Ed.), Evaluating educational programs and products. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Press.

Stanley, J. C., & Porter, A. C. (1972). ANOVA analysis of unweighted and weighted Fisher z’s. Social Science Research 1.