META-ANALYSIS TRAINING COURSES

META-ANALYSIS TRAINING INSTITUTE (MATI)

MATI is a one-week summer training in advanced meta-analytic techniques generously funded by the Institute of Education Sciences.  Learn more about MATI at the button to the right.

MODERN META-ANALYSIS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (MMARI)

MMARI is a one-week summer training designed to introduce STEM-education researchers to systematic review and meta-analysis. Learn more about MMARI at the button to the right.  

META-ANALYSIS LEARNING INFORMATION CENTER (MALIC)

Do you need resources on systematic review and meta-analysis? Visit the MALIC site at the button to the right where we post materials and videos from both MATI and MMARI training worskhops.

OTHER META-ANALYSIS TRAINING RESOURCES

PODCAST WITH THE KNOWLEDGE CENTER FOR EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF STAVANGER

Listen to a conversation between me and Elaine Munthe on What is Meta-Analysis and Why Do We Need It?

VIDEO PRESENTATION ON POWER CONSIDERATIONS IN META-ANALYSIS

Watch a 2019 presentation on power considerations in planning a meta-analysis given at the ZPID Research Synthesis 2019 conference.

 

A SHORT PRIMER ON POWER COMPUTATIONS FOR META-ANALYSIS

Listen to a short podcast providing an introduction to power in meta-analysis hosted by the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR).

VIDEO PRESENTATION ON FIXED AND RANDOM EFFECTS IN META-ANALYSIS

Watch a 2011 presentation on fixed and random effects in meta-analysis on the Campbell Collaboration YouTube channel.

VIDEO PRESENTATION ON EFFECT SIZES FOR CLUSTERED EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS

Watch a 2011 presentation on computing effect sizes for clustered trials on the Campbell Collaboration YouTube channel.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS ON META-ANALYSIS

Pigott, T. D. & Polanin, J. R. (2020). Methodological guidance paper: High-quality meta-analysis in a systematic review. Review of Educational Research, 90(1), 24-46. https://doi.org/10.3102/0034654319877153

 

Polanin, J. R., Pigott, T. D., Espelage, D. L. & Grotpeter, J. (2019). Best practice guidelines for abstract screening large-evidence systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Research Synthesis Methods, 10, 330-342, https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1354.

Pigott, T. D. et al. (2017). AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews - Paper 5: Advanced analytic methods. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 90,  37.42

Polanin, J. & Pigott, T. (2015). The use of meta-analytic statistical significance testing. Research Synthesis Methods, 6, 63-73.

Pigott, T., & Shepperd, S. (2013). Identifying, documenting, and examining heterogeneity in systematic reviews of complex interventions. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 66(11), 1244-1250.

Polanin, J., & Pigott, T. (2013). The Campbell Collaboration’s systematic review and meta-analysis online training videos.  Research on Social Work Practice, 23(2), 229-233.

Pigott, T. D., Williams, R., & Polanin, J. (2012). Combining individual participant and aggregated data in a meta-analysis with correlations.  Research Synthesis Methods, 3(4), 257-268.

Aloe, A. M., Becker, B. J., & Pigott, T. D. (2011).  An alternative to R2 for assessing linear models of effect size.  Research Synthesis Methods, 1, 272-283.

Valentine, J. C., Pigott, T. D., & Rothstein, H. (2010). How many studies do you need? A primer on statistical power for meta-analysis.  Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 35, 215-247.

Pigott, T. D. & Wu, M.-J. (2008). Methodological issues in meta-analyzing standard deviations: Comment on Bond and De Paulo (2008). Psychological Bulletin, 134, 498-500.

Hedges, L. V. & Pigott, T. D. (2004). The power of statistical tests for moderators in meta-analysis.  Psychological Methods, 9, 426-445.

Pigott, T. D. (2001). Methods for missing data in meta-analysis. Evaluation in the Health Professions, 24, 277-307.

Hedges, L. V. & Pigott, T. D. (2001). Power analysis in meta-analysis. Psychological Methods, 6, 203-217.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS ON META-ANALYSIS

Pigott, T. D. (2012). Advances in meta-analysis. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag.  

Williams, R. T., Polanin, J. R., & Pigott, T. D. (2017). Meta-analysis and reproducibility. In Matthew C. Makel and Jonathon C. Plucker (Eds.)., Toward a more perfect psychology: Improving trust, accuracy and transparency in research. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Pigott, T. D. (2009). Handling missing data. In H. Cooper, L. V. Hedges & J. C. Valentine (Eds.). The Handbook for Research Synthesis and Meta-analysis (2nd ed.). New York: Russell Sage.

Pigott, T. D. (2009). Meta-analysis and public policy. In D. N. Plank, W. E. Schmidt & G. Sykes (Eds.). AERA Handbook on Education Policy Research. Washington, D. C.: AERA.

Sutton, A. J. & Pigott, T. D. (2005). Reporting bias and missing data in meta-analysis.  In H. Rothstein, A. J. Sutton & M. Borenstein (Eds.). Publication bias in meta-analysis.  London: John Wiley.

PUBLISHED SYSTEMATIC REV IEWS & META-ANALYSES

Golan, O. K., Totaram, R., Perry, E., Fortson, K., Rivera-Atilano, R., Entress, R., Golan, M., Andraka-Christou, B., Whitaker, D., Pigott, T. (2022). Systematic review and meta-analysis of changes in quality of life following initiation of buprenorphine for opiod use disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 235. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109445

 

Atit, K., Power, J. R., Pigott, T., Lee, J. Geer, E. A., Uttal, D. H., Ganley, C. M. & Sorby, S. A.  (2021). Examining the relations between spatial skills and mathematics performance: A meta-analysis. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-021-02012-w

 

Littell, J. H., Pigott, T. D., Nilsen, K. H., Green, S. J., & Montgomery, O. L. K. (2021). Multisystemic Therapy® for social, emotional, and behavioural problems in youth age 10 to 17: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 2021; 17:e1158. https://doi.org/10.1002/cl2.1158

Keenan, C., Miller, S., Hanratty, J., Pigott, T., Hamilton, J., Couglan, C., Mackie, P., Fitzpatrick, S. & Cowman, J. (2021). Accommodation-based interventions for individuals experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 17(2). https://doi.org/10.1002/cl2.1165

 

Lui, P. P., Chmielewski, M., Trujillo, M., Morris, J. & Pigott, T. D. (2021). Linking Big Five personality domains and facets to alcohol (mis)use: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Alcohol and Alcoholism, agab030. https://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agab030

De La Rue, L., Polanin, J. R., Espelage, D. L. & Pigott, T. D. (2017). A meta-analysis of school-based interventions aimed to prevent or reduce violence in teen dating relationships. Review of Educational Research, 87, 7 – 34.

Hedges, L. V., Pigott, T. D., Polanin, J. R., Ryan, A. M., Williams, R. & Tocci, C. (2016). The question of school resources and student achievement: A history and reconsideration. Review of Research in Education: Centennial Edition, 40, 143-168.

Spier, E., Britto, P., Pigott, T., Roehlkepartain, E., McCarthy, M. Kidron, Y., Glover, J., Wagner, D., Lane, J. & Song, M. (2016). Parental, familial, and community support interventions to improve children’s literacy in developing countries: A systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 12(4).

Maynard, B. R., Heyne, D., Brendel, K. E., & Bulanda, J. J., Thompson, A. M. & Pigott, T. D. (2015). Treatments for school refusal among children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Research on Social Work Practice. doi:10.1177/1049731515598619

Maynard, B. R., McCrea, K. T., Pigott, T. D., & Kelly, M. S. (2013). Indicated truancy interventions for chronic truant students: A Campbell Systematic Review. Research on Social Work Practice, 23, 5-12.

Polanin, J., Esplanage, D., & Pigott, T. D. (2012). A meta-analysis of school-based bullying prevention programs’ effects on bystander intervention behavior.  School Psychology Review, 41(1), 47-65.

Guskey, T. R. & Pigott, T. D. (1988). Research on group-based mastery learning programs: A meta-analysis. Journal of Educational Research, 81, 197-216.