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Partial Effect Size for the Synthesis of Multiple Regression Models

Title: A Partial Effect Size for the Synthesis of Multiple Regression Models.
Name(s): Aloe, Ariel M., author
Becker, Betsy Jane, professor directing dissertation
McGee, Daniel, outside committee member
Kamata, Akihito, committee member
Yang, Yanyun, committee member
Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, degree granting department
Florida State University, degree granting institution
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2009
Publisher: Florida State University
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Florida
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: A new approach to representing data from multiple regression designs is presented in this dissertation. The index, denoted as rsp, is the semi-partial correlation of the predictor with the outcome of interest. This effect size can be computed when multiple predictor variables are included in the regression model, and represents a partial effect size in the correlation family. The derivations presented in this dissertation provide the partial effect size and its variance. Standard errors and confidence intervals can be computed for individual rsp values. Also, meta-analysis of the semi-partial correlations can proceed in a similar fashion to typical meta-analyses weighted analyses can be used to explore heterogeneity and to estimate central tendency and variation in the effects. A simulation study is presented to study the behavior of this index and its variance.
Identifier: FSU_migr_etd-0179 (IID)
Submitted Note: A Dissertation submitted to the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
Degree Awarded: Degree Awarded: Spring Semester, 2009.
Date of Defense: Date of Defense: April 7, 2009.
Keywords: Research Synthesis, Meta-Analysis, Effect Size
Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Advisory committee: Betsy Jane Becker, Professor Directing Dissertation; Daniel McGee, Outside Committee Member; Akihito Kamata, Committee Member; Yanyun Yang, Committee Member.
Subject(s): Psychology
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Owner Institution: FSU

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