Cook, Thomas D., Harris Cooper, David S. Cordray, Heidi Hartmann, Larry V. Hedges, Richard J. Light, Thomas A. Louis, and Frederick Mosteller, Meta-Analysis for Explanation: A Casebook. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1992.


Describes processes and issues in doing explanatory quantitative meta-analysis of empirical studies and presents some case examples--one in school science achievement.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry, Scientific/Empirical Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Science


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