chapter  8
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Meta-analysis of Single-Case Research

ByFaith, Allison, & Gorman

Meta-analysis is a collection of methods designed to quantitatively sum­ marize the results of separate studies. Unlike previous "box-score" tech­ niques that simply tabulated the number of research studies passing some criterion (such as statistical significance or another a priori crite­ rion of improvement), meta-analysis employs quantitative measures of the magnitude of effect of each study.