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Quantitative Research

Abbott, Robert D., Dagmar Amtmann, and Jeff Munson. “Statistical Analysis for Field Experiments and Longitudinal Data in Writing Research.” Handbook of Writing Research. Ed. Charles A. MacArthur, Steve Graham, and Jill Fitzgerald. New York: Gilford, 2006. 374-385.

Addison, Joanne, and Sharon James McGee, eds.  Feminist Empirical Research:  Emerging Perspectives on Qualitative and Teacher Research. Portsmouth, NH:  Heinemann Boynton/Cook, 1999.

Bamberg, Betty.  “Composition Instruction Does Make a Difference:  A Comparison of the High School Preparation of College Freshmen in Regular and Remedial English Classes.”  Research in the Teaching of English 12 (1978):  47-59.

Bernhardt, Stephen A., Patricia G. Wojahn, and Penny R. Edwards.  “Teaching College Composition with Computers:  A Timed Observation Study.”  Written Communication 6 (1989):  342-374.

Blalock, Ann Blonar, and Hubert M. Blalock, Jr.  Introduction to Social Research.  2nd ed.  Englewood Cliffs NJ:  Prentice-Hall, 1982.

Braddock, Richard, Richard Lloyd-Jones, and Lowell Schoer.  Research in Written Composition.  Champaign, IL:  National Council of Teachers of English, 1963.

Daly, John A., and Michael D. Miller.  “Further Studies on Writing Apprehension:  SAT Scores, Success Expectations, Willingness to Take Advanced Courses and Sex Differences.”  Research in the Teaching of English 9 (1975):  250-6.

Emig, Janet.  “Inquiry Paradigms and Writing.”  College Composition and Communication 33 (1982):  64-75.

Ericsson, K.A., et al.  “Verbal Reports as Data.”  Psychological Review 87 (1980):  215-51.

Everitt, B.S., ed.  Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics.  New York:  Cambridge UP, 1998.

George, A. L. Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Content Analysis.  New York:  Rand, 1959.

Haswell, Richard H.  “Change in Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Writing Performance:  Quantified Findings.”  ERIC:  1986.  ED 269 780.

Haswell, Richard H. “NCTE/CCCC’s Recent War on Scholarship.” Written Communication 22.2 (April 2005): 198-223.

Hillocks, George, Jr.  “Criticisms of Experimental Studies.”  Research on Written Composition:  New Directions for Teaching.  Urbana:  NCTE, 1986.  95-98.

Hudson, Pat. “Numbers and Words: Quantitative Methods for Scholars of Texts.” Research Methods for English Studies. Ed. Gabriele Griffin. Edinburgh University P, 2005. 131-56.

Johanek, Cindy. Composing Research: A Contextualist Paradigm for Rhetoric and Composition. Utah State UP.

Klaus, C.H.  “Research on Writing Courses:  A Cautionary Essay.”  Freshman English News 11 (Spring 1982):  1-4, 13-14.

Kuhn, Thomas S.  “Mathematical Versus Experimental Traditions in the Development of Physical Science.”  Post-Analytic Philosophy.  Ed. John Rajchman and Cornel West.  New York:  Columbia UP, 1985, 166-200.

Perelman, Les. “Data Driven Change Is Easy; Assessing and Maintaining It Is the Hard Part.” Across the Disciplines 3 Dec. 2009.

Pianko, Sharon.  “A Description of the Composing Processes of College Freshman Writers.”  Research in the Teaching of English 13 (1979):  5-22.

Roberts, Paul.  “Pronomial ‘This’:  A Quantitative Analysis.”  American Speech 27 (1952):  171-78.

Schuessler, Brian F., Anne Ruggles Gere, and Robert D. Abbott.  “The Development of Scales Measuring Teacher Attitudes Toward Instruction in Written Composition:  A Preliminary Investigation.”  Research in the Teaching of English 15.1 (February 1981):  55-63.

Shaver, James P.  “Reliability and Validity of Measures of Attitudes Toward Writing and Toward Writing with the Computer.”  Written Communication 6 (1989):  375-392.

Smagorinsky, Peter, ed.  Speaking about Writing:  Reflections on Research Methodology.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage, 1994.

Strain, Margaret. “In Defense of a Nation: The National Defense Education Act, Project English, and the Origins of Empirical Research in Composition.” JAC 25.3 (2005): 513-542.

Wolfe, Joanna. “Rhetorical Numbers: A Case for Quantitative Writing in the Composition Classroom.” College Composition and Communication 61.3 (Feb. 2010): 452-475.