Dr. Allen has published papers in many refereed journals, and has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards which are listed on the Gallaudet University web site. This book, published by Wiley Publishing, Inc. in their Handbook of Quantitative Methods series, is the third in that series. The first book, Data Meets Expectations: Statistical Approaches to Research Design and Analysis, edited by Eric Roos, was published in 1993. The second book, Designing Surveys, edited by James Sobel, was published in 1997. Allen's new book was preceded by The IIRP Handbook of Statistical research techniques for the professions, edited by David F. Allison and Stefan Karabatsos, published in 2000.
Dr. Allen is the author or editor of many theoretical and applied books, including Information Qualities: An Examination of the Qualitative Content of Anecdotal Evidence, published in 2008. His Handbook of Methods in Communication Sciences, published in 2004, features a large number of topics in statistical sampling designs and statistical inference. His Handbook on Statistics for Counselors, in preparation, will address issues related to the welfare of those who are at risk for or the victims of psychological disorders or violence. This book, which replaces his Handbook of Statistics for Counselors, is based on courses Allen teaches. His other books include Educational Statistics (with David Lee) and Advanced Statistics for Professional Practice (with Stefan Karabatsos). He has also authored or edited a number of books for Cochrane and Blackwell Publishing.
He has served on the editorial boards of The International Handbook of Statistics in Education , the International Journal on Research in the Education of Young Children, and the International Journal of Research in the Mathematical Sciences.
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