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Conference Presentations

MOST RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
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Su, Y. & Leite, W. L. (2015, April). Testing the Effectiveness of Muthén’s Maximum Likelihood (MUML) Estimation Method for Dyadic Data in Multilevel Structural Equation Models. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Adams, A., Miller, D., Leite, W. L., & He, J. (2015, April). Developing Teacher Leaders: Reported Behaviors of Participants in a Job-Embedded Master’s Degree Program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Kaya, Y. , & Leite, W. L. (2015, April). Longitudinal Cognitive Diagnosis Model Application of Latent Transition Analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL.

Su, Y. & Leite, W. L. (2014, November). Testing the Effectiveness of Muthén’s Maximum Likelihood (MUML) Estimation Method for Dyadic Data in Multilevel Structural Equation Models. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Cocoa Beach, FL.

Adams, A., Ross, D., Leite, W. L., Jimenez, F. (2014, April). Evaluating the Impact of an Online, Job-Embedded Graduate Program for Practicing Teachers on Student Achievement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Aydin, B., Algina, J., & Leite, W. L. (2014, April). Methods to Detect Treatment Effect in Cluster Randomized Trials. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Gurel, S., & Leite, W. L.(2014, April). Evaluation of Propensity Score Strategies With Multilevel Data When Treatment Assignment Mechanism Varies Between Clusters, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Leite, W. L., Gurel, S., & Stapleton, L. M. (2014, April). An Evaluation of Growth Models With Propensity Score Weighting for Longitudinal Observational Data. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Tingir, S., & Leite, W. L. (2014, April). The performance Genetic Matching to Reduce Selection Bias in Observational Studies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Smith, S., Amatea, E., Leite, W. L., Kaya, Y., & Mixon, K. (2014, April). Family-School Involvement: Rational Processes Influencing Children’s Social-Emotional and Academic Development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Chang, Y., Ko, Y. J., & Leite, W. (2014, May). Propensity score analysis in structural equation modeling: A new approach dealing with selection bias in quasi-experimental studies. 2014 North American Society for Sport Management Conference (NASSM), Pittsburgh, PA.

Jimenez, F. A., Leite, W. L. (2013, April). Estimating program effects with the interrupted time-series design and multilevel models: An application to the evaluation of a job-embedded master’s degree program for teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Gao, M., & Leite, W. L. (2013, April). The Performance of Model Fit Indices with Multilevel Factor Mixture Models: A Monte Carlo simulation study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Hu, J., & Leite, W. L. (2013, April). An Evaluation of the Use of Covariates to Assist in Class Enumeration in Growth Mixture Modeling. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Leite, W. L., Aydin, B. & Gurel, S. (2013, April). A comparison of propensity score methods for evaluating the effects of programs with multiple versions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Jimenez, F. A., Leite, W. L. (2012, November). Estimating program effects with the interrupted time-series design and multilevel models: An application to the evaluation of a job-embedded master’s degree program for teachers. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Gainesville, Florida.

Matos, D. A. S., Brown, G. T. L., Leite, W., & Cirino, S. (2012, August). Assessment in Brazilian higher education: Validation of a Portuguese version of the Students’ Conceptions of Assessment (SCoA-VI) inventory. Paper presented at the biannual meeting of the SIG Assessment & Evaluation, European Association for Research in Learning Instruction, Brussels, BE.

Leite, W. L., Jimenez, F., Kaya, Y., Sandbach, & MacInnes, J. W. (2012, May). A Comparison of Propensity Score Methods for the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Multilevel Observational Data. Paper presented at the Modern Modeling Methods Conference, Storrs, CT.

Barnes, T. B., Leite, W. L., &, Smith, S. W. (2012, April). A quasi-experimental analysis of school-wide violence prevention programs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

Gurel, S., & Leite, W. L. (2012, April). The performance of propensity score methods to estimate the average treatment effect in observational studies with selection bias:  a Monte Carlo simulation study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

Kaya, Y., & Leite, W. L. (2012, April). Evaluation of the use of propensity scores in mediation analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

Leite, W. L., Sandbach, R., & Palardy, G. (2012, April). Teachers’ Graduate Education and Experience Affecting Elementary Student Achievement: A Crossed Random Effects Growth Model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.