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Yukiko Maeda

Associate Professor
Educational Psychology and Research Methods
Department of Educational Studies

Research

Professor Maeda’s research promotes understanding, establishing and disseminating best practices in the use of data in educational research. She is expertise in meta-analysis and multilevel modeling. Her recent research contributions include understanding data use at school settings for decision making and identifying and presenting remedies for methodological issues for data analysis.

Awards

  • Discovery Award (Associate professor level), Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University, 2016
  • Learning Award (Associate professor level), Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University, 2016
  • Dean’s Award for Outstanding Faculty Scholarship, College of Education, Purdue University, 2014


Education

Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Quantitative Methods in Education, 2007
B.A. University of Minnesota, Psychology, Okayama University, Japan, Education, 1995


Selected Publications

  • Maeda*, Y.  & Harwell, M. (2016). Guidelines for using the Q test in meta-analysis. Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 28(1) 55-72. 
  • Harwell*, M, Maeda, Y., Bishop, K.  & Xie, A. (2016).  The Surprisingly modest relationship between SES and educational achievement, The Journal of Experimental Education, 1-18 doi:  10.1080/00220973.2015.1123668[online first] 
  • Alexander*, V. G.  & Maeda, Y. (2015). Gender Bias in the Performance of Trinidad and Tobago Students on PISA 2009. The Caribbean Educational Research Journal, 3(2), 109-121. 
  • Alexander*, V. G. & Maeda, Y. (2015). Understanding student achievement in mathematics and science: The case of Trinidad and Tobago. UNESCO Prospects, Quarterly Review of Comparative Education. Published online first, 45(4), 577-591.   
  • Maeda*, Y. & Yoon, S. Y., (2015). Are Gender Differences in Spatial Ability Real or an Artifact? Evaluation of Measurement Invariance on the Revised PSVT:R. Journal of  Psychoeducational  Assessment. Published online first. doi: 10.1177/0734282915609843. Impact Factor: 1.054
  • Yan*, X., Maeda, Y., & Lv, J. (2015).  Elicited Imitation as a Measure of Second Language Proficiency: A Narrative Review and Meta-analysis.  Language Testing. Published online first. doi:10.1177/0265532215594643 

Experience

2015-Present Associate Professor, Program in Educational Psychology and Research Methods, Department of Educational Studies, College of Education, Purdue University
2008-2015 Assistant Professor, Program in Educational Psychology and Research Methods, Department of Educational Studies, College of Education, Purdue University
2007-2008 Research Associate, Survey/Psychometric Specialist, Teacher Education Study in Mathematics (IEA/TEDS-M) International Study Center, Michigan State University
2005-2007 Statistical Consultant, Office of Research Consultation, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota

Courses

EDPS 55600      Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis Methods in Education I 
EDPS 55700 Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis Methods in Education II 
EDPS 63000 Research Procedures in Education
EDPS 63200 Seminar in Research Procedures in Education