Maximizing Social Science Research Through Publicly Accessible Data Sets

Maximizing Social Science Research Through Publicly Accessible Data Sets

S. Marshall Perry (Saint Mary's College of California, USA)
Release Date: October, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 328
ISBN13: 9781522536161|ISBN10: 1522536167|EISBN13: 9781522536178|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3616-1


Making research in all fields of study readily available is imperative in order to circulate new information and upcoming trends. This is possible through the efficient utilization of collections of information.

Maximizing Social Science Research Through Publicly Accessible Data Sets is an essential reference source for the latest academic perspectives on a wide range of methodologies and large data sets with the purpose of enhancing research in the areas of human society and social relationships. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as student achievement, teacher efficacy, and instructional leadership, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and practitioners seeking material on the availability and distribution methods of research content.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Economic Growth
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Open Data
  • Public Data
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Student Achievement
  • Teacher Efficacy

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

S. Marshall Perry, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Education at Saint Mary's College of California. He holds a Ph.D. in Administration and Policy Analysis from the Stanford University School of Education and a B.A. with distinction in Political Science from Yale University. Previously, Dr. Perry taught adult basic education, worked at the New York City Board of Education, consulted with public schools involved in restructuring, and evaluated supplemental education programs. In addition to authoring several articles and chapters, Dr. Perry has presented at conferences of the American Educational Research Association, American Evaluation Association, and World Educational Research Association.