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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.

Matos, D. A. S., Cirino, S. D., Brown, G. T. L., Leite, W. L. (2011, September). A avaliação no ensino superior: concepções múltiplas de estudantes brasileiros. [Assessment in Higher Education: multiple conceptions of Brazilian Students.]. Paper presented at the VI Reunião da Associação Brasileira de Avaliação Educacional – ABAVE [6th Meeting of the Brazilian Association for Educational Evaluation], Fortaleza, Brazil.

Leite, W. L., Jimenez, F., Kaya, Y., Sandbach, R., & MacInnes, J. (2011, April). The use of propensity score matching to reduce selection bias in multilevel designs: A Monte Carlo evaluation of matching methods. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Adams, A., Ross, D.D., Swain, C., Dana, N.F., Leite, W., Sandbach, R. (2011, April). Preparing Teacher Leaders in  Job-Embedded Graduate Program: Changes Within and Beyond the Classroom Walls. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Leite, W. L., MacInnes, J. W., Jin, R., Sandbach, R., & Shi, Y. (2010, April). Estimating time-varying treatment effects in observational studies: An evaluation of the performance of cross-classified growth curve models with inverse probability-of-treatment weights         . Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Leite, W. L., Stapleton, L. M., Beretvas, S. N., & Algina, J. (2010, April). Analyzing cross-classified data structures without a cross-classified random effects model: An evaluation of design-based methods. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver.

Leite, W. L., MacInnes, J. W., Jin, R., & Sandbach, R. (2010, April). Estimating treatment effects in observational longitudinal studies: The performance of a latent growth model for multiple matched groups. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver.

MacInnes, J., Adams, A., Leite, W. L., & Ross, D. (2009, April). Do students benefit equally from comprehensive school reform? A comparison of student gains in reading and mathematics achievement. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Leite, W. L., & Marcoulides, G. A. (2009, April). Using the Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for specification searches: A comparison of criteria. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Leite, W. L., Jackman, M. G., West-Olatunji, C., & MacInnes, J. W. (2009, April). Identifying the effect of school mobility on the academic growth of elementary school children. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Jackman, M. G., & Leite, W. L. (2009, April). Estimating latent interactions between exogenous constructs measured by large or unequal numbers of observed variables. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Underhill, J., & Leite, W. L. (2009, April). Effect of misspecification of growth trajectory on class identification in growth mixture models. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Zhang, O., & Leite, W. L. (2009, April). Evaluating the effect of reliability changes across time on the trait-state-occasion model. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Zuo, Y., & Leite, W. L. (2009, April). Modeling latent interaction effects in multilevel structural equation models. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Ward, J.T., Boman, J., Gibson, C., & Leite, W.L. (2009, March). An item response analysis of the Retrospective Behavioral Self-Control scale. Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts.

Leite,W. L., Sandbach, R., Jin, R., MacInnes, J. W., & Jackman, M. (2009, November). Estimating treatment effects in observational longitudinal studies: The performance of latent growth models for multiple matched groups. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Orlando.

West-Olatunji, C. A., Goodman, R. D., Sanders, T., Leite, W. L., & Reid, L. (2008, November). The impact of African American parenting behaviors on the academic achievement of their primary school children, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Orlando.

Leite, W. L., Adams, A., Ross, D., Butler, T., & MacInnes, J. W. (2008, March). Impact of comprehensive school reform on student achievement in high poverty elementary schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Leite, W. L., & Jackman, M. G. (2008, March). The use of propensity scores with latent growth models to estimate time-varying treatment effects. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Leite, W. L., & Cooper, L. (2007, August). Diagnosing social desirability bias with structural equation mixture models. Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Huang, I., Shenkman, B., Knapp, C., Leite, W. L. (2007, June). Meaningful comparisons between ratings of children’s health outcomes by parents and children. Paper presented at the Annual Research Meeting of the Academy Health, Orlando.

Leite, W. L. (2007, April). A comparison of different approaches to include time-invariant and time-varying predictors in latent growth models. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Leite, W. L., & Huang, I. (2007, April). Item selection for the development of short forms of scales using an Ant Colony Optimization algorithm. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Shi, Y., Leite, W. L., Algina, J. (2007, April). The impact of omitting the cross-classified factors interaction in CCREM. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Hudson, R. F., Lane, H. B., & Leite, W. L. (2007, February). Teacher knowledge of reading fluency and students’ growth in decoding and reading fluency. Paper presented at the annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

Adams, A., Ross, D., Quinn, D., Dana, N., Leite, W. L., & Pemberton, D. (2007, January). PLC reform in high poverty elementary schools: Formative and summative assessment of impact. Presentation at the NSRF Research Forum, Seattle, WA.

Ross, D., Adams, A., Quinn, D., Dana, N., Leite, W. L., & Pemberton, D. (2007, January). Enhancing achievement in high poverty schools through building professional learning communities. Paper presented at the Holmes Conference. San Antonio, TX.

Matos, D. A. S., Cirino, S. D., Leite, W. L. (2007, April) . Um estado da arte sobre os instrumentos de avaliação do ambiente de aprendizagem da sala de aula. [The state of art of instruments for evaluation of classroom learning environments]. Paper presented at the VIII Congresso Nacional de Psicologia Escolar e Educacional [8th National Conference of School and Educational Psychology], São João del-Rei, Brazil.

Matos, D. A. S., Cirino, S. D., Leite, W. L. (2007, April). A Percepção dos Alunos do Comportamento Comunicativo do Professor de Ciências. [Student perceptions of the communication behavior of science teachers]. Paper presented at the VIII Congresso Nacional de Psicologia Escolar e Educacional [8th National Conference of School and Educational Psychology], São João del-Rei, Brazil.

Matos, D. A. S., Leite, W. L., & Cirino, S. D. (2006, July). A cross-validation of the Teacher Communication Behavior Questionnaire (TCBQ) with a Brazilian sample.Paper presented at the 5th International Testing Commission Conference, Brussels, Belgium.

Leite, W. L., & Stapleton, L. M. (2006, April). Sensitivity of fit indices to detect misspecifications of growth shape in latent growth modeling. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Leite, W. L. (2006, April). A comparison of latent growth models for constructs measured by multiple items. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Whitaker, T. A., Beretvas, S. N., & Leite, W. L. (2006, April). A model for longitudinal dyadic data: A comparison using HLM versus SEM. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Leite, W. L., & Beretvas, S. N. (2004, April). The performance of multiple imputation for Likert-type items with missing data. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Leite, W. L., & Beretvas, S. N. (2003, April). A construct validation study of the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale and the Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Sperling, R. A. & Leite, W. L. (2003, February). Evaluation or exploitation?: How the misuse and under-evaluation of multi-cultural service-learning impact trainees and communities. Paper presented at the 20th Anniversary Teachers College Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education, New York.

Beretvas, S. N. Meyers, J. L., & Leite, W. L. (2002, February). A reliability generalization study of the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southwest Educational Research Association, Austin, TX.

Goulart, I. B., & Leite, W. L. (2000, July). Movimentos emergentes na área de recursos humanos: A qualificação profissional. [Emergent movements in the area of human resources: Professional qualification.]. Poster session presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science, Brasilia, DF, Brazil.

Leite, W. L., & Goulart, I. B. (1999, October). Qualidade de vida no trabalho: Uma análise da experiência de empresas brasileiras. [Quality of Life at Work: An analysis of the experience of Brazilian organizations]. Poster session presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Psychology, Campinas, SP, Brazil.