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ERIC Number: EJ892999
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0011-0035
Using National Education Longitudinal Data Sets in School Counseling Research
Bryan, Julia A.; Day-Vines, Norma L.; Holcomb-McCoy, Cheryl; Moore-Thomas, Cheryl
Counselor Education and Supervision, v49 n4 p266-279 Jun 2010
National longitudinal databases hold much promise for school counseling researchers. Several of the more frequently used data sets, possible professional implications, and strategies for acquiring training in the use of large-scale national data sets are described. A 6-step process for conducting research with the data sets is explicated: determining research questions, accessing the data set, understanding the study's sample design, determining an analytic sample, considering pertinent data analysis issues, and understanding the limitations of using the data sets. Suggestions for preparing school counseling researchers and potential themes for future research are outlined.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: Counselors; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A