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Gene Glass

Regents Professor Emeritus
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Gene V. Glass is Regents' Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University. Previously, he served on the faculties of the University of Illinois and the University of Colorado. Trained originally in statistics and educational psychology, his interests broadened to include psychotherapy research, evaluation methodology, and policy analysis. He was twice (1968, 1970) honored with the Palmer O. Johnson award of the American Educational Research Association; and in 1984, he received the Paul Lazarsfeld Award of the American Evaluation Association. He is a recipient of the Cattell Award of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology. His work on meta-analysis of psychotherapy outcomes (with M.L. Smith) was named as one of the Forty Studies that Changed Psychology in the book of the same name by Roger R. Hock (1999). He is a member of the National Academy of Education and served as president of the American Educational Research Association in 1975-76. In 1993 he created the open access scholarly journal Education Policy Analysis Archives; in 1998, he created the open access book review journal Education Review. In 2006, he was honored with the Distinguished Contributions to Educational Research award of AERA.

Professor Glass has made many important contributions to education statistics, notably his development of "meta-analysis." He applied meta-analysis to his often-cited research on the relationship of class size and achievement. He has published over a dozen books and nearly two hundred articles in scholarly and professional journals. His most recent book is "Fertilizers, Pills & Magnetic Strips: The Fate of Public Education in America" (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing). He is currently a research professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder and a senior researcher in the National Education Policy Center there. 

Education

Ph.D. Univ. of Wisconsin 1965

Publications
  • Glass, Gene V. Fertilizers, Pills & Magnetic Strips: The Fate of Public Education in America. (2008).
  • . . 107th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education (2008).
  • . . Research essentials: An introduction to designs and practices (2008).
  • S Nichols, Gene Glass, D Berliner. High-stakes testing and student achievement: Does accountability pressure increase student learning?. Education Policy Analysis Archives (2006).
  • . . Review of: The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship (2006).
  • Glass, Gene V. Meta-analysis: The Qualitative Synthesis of Research Findings. Handbook of Complementary Methods in Education Research (2006).
  • Kellie Rolstad, K. Mahoney, Gene Glass. The big picture: A meta-analysis of program effectiveness research on English language learners. Educational Policy (2005).
  • Kellie Rolstad, K. Mahoney, Gene Glass. Weighing the evidence: A meta-analysis of bilingual education in Arizona. Bilingual Research Journal (2005).
  • Vrasidas, C, Glass, Gene V. Preparing Teachers to Teach with Technology. (2005).
  • . . Current Perspectives on Applied Information Technologies. Volume III: Preparing Teachers to Teach with Technology (2005).
  • Gene Glass. An Interview with Gene V. Glass conducted by Daniel H. Robinson. Educational Researcher (2004).
  • Vrasidas, C, Glass, Gene V. Online Professional Development for Teachers. (2004).
  • . . Online Professional Development of Teachers (2004).
  • K Rolstad, K Mahoney, Gene Glass. The Big Picture: A Meta-Analysis of Program Effectiveness Research on English Language Learners. Educational Policy (2003).
  • . . Review of: The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools (2003).
  • Glass, Gene V (Author) . Cut-Scores: Where Do They Come From?. What Reporters Need To Know About Test Scores D. C.: Education Writers Association (2003).
  • J MacSwan, K Rolstad, Gene Glass. Do some school-age children know no language? Some problems of construct validity in the Pre-LAS Espanol. Bilingual Research Journal (2002).
  • Kellie Rolstad, Jeffrey MacSwan, Gene Glass. Do some school-age children have no language? Some problems of construct validity in the Pre-LAS Espanol. Bilingual Research Journal (2002).
  • L Webb, Gene Glass, A Metha, C Cobb. Economic Correlates of Suicide in the United States. A Time Series Analysis. Archives of Suicide Research(1929-1992) (2002).
  • Vrasidas, C, Glass, Gene V. Distance Education and Distributed Learning. Greenwich. (2002).
  • Glass, Gene V (Author) . Grouping students for instruction. School Reform Proposals: The Research Evidence (2002).
  • Glass, Gene V (Author) . Teacher characteristics. School Reform Proposals: The Research Evidence (2002).
  • Glass, Gene V (Author) . Time for school: Its duration and allocation. School Reform Proposals: The Research Evidence (2002).
  • Vrasidas, C (Author) ,Glass, Gene V (Author) . A conceptual framework for studying distance education. Distance Education and Distributed Learning (2002).
  • C Cobb, Gene Glass. U.S. charter schools and ethnic segregation. International Journal of Educational Reform (2001).
  • Gene Glass. School choice: A discussion with Herbert Gintis. Education Policy Analysis Archives (2001).
  • . . Review of: Polmticas, mercados y escuelas en los Estados Unidos (2001).
Research Activity
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
DCI 792Research
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EPA 792Research
EPA 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
DCI 792Research
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EPA 792Research
EPA 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
DCI 792Research
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EPA 792Research
EPA 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
DCI 792Research
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EPA 792Research
EPA 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
DCI 792Research
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
EPA 792Research
EPA 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Rolstad, Kellie, Mahoney, K., Glass, Gene. The big picture: A meta-analysis of program effectiveness research on English Language Learners. Annual Meeting (Jan 2006).
  • Rolstad, Kellie, Mahoney, K., Glass, Gene. Against the evidence: A meta-analysis of bilingual education programs in Arizona. Language Minority Education Research Roundtable of Arizona (LMERRA) Colloquium (Apr 2004).
  • Cobb, C, Glass, Gene. Arizona Charter Schools: Resegregating Public Education?. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL (Apr 2003).
  • Rolstad, K, Mahoney, K, Glass, Gene. The big picture: Meta-analysis and the effectiveness debate in bilingual education. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA (Apr 2002).
  • Rolstad, Kellie, Mahoney, K., Glass, Gene. The big picture: Meta-analysis and the effectiveness debate in bilingual education. Annual Meeting (Apr 2002).
  • Vrasidas, C, Glass, Gene. A conceptual framework for studying distance education. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA (Apr 2002).
  • Glass, Gene. Why the Academy doesn't value the scholarship of teaching. Conference on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University (Jan 2002).
  • Glass, Gene, MacSwan, J. Problems in applying traditional psychometric criteria in the development of tests of native language ability. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Seattle (Apr 2001).
  • Cobb, C, Glass, Gene, Crockett, C. The U.S. Charter School Movement and Ethnic Segregation. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA (Apr 2000).
  • Glass, Gene. Anonymous FTP: Dare we risk it?. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA (Apr 2000).
  • MacSwan, J, Glass, Gene. Problems of Construct Validity with the Pre-LAS Espanol and Other Reasons Not to Assess Children's Native Language. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA (Apr 2000).
  • Glass, Gene. The future of meta-analysis. UC-Berkeley-Stanford Colloquium on Meta-Analysis. Department of Psychology, University of California-Berkeley (Mar 2000).
  • Tirupalavanam, G, Glass, Gene, Andrews, S, Middleton, J, Leavy, A, Jennings, T. Scholarly Electronic Journals: Economic and Technical Issues. Annual Convention of the Association of Educational Communications and Technology., Long Beach, CA (Feb 2000).
  • Glass, Gene. The Tolerance of Psychometric Oversimplifications. RACE 2000 Conference. Tempe, AZ (Jan 2000).
  • Ganesh, T, Glass, Gene, Andrews, S, Middleton, J, Jennings, T, Leavy, A. Scholarly electronic journals: Economic and technical issues. 22nd Annual Proceedings: Selected Research and Development Papers Presented at the 2000 National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (pp. 129-136). Columbus, OH: RTS & Associates, Inc
  • Glass, Gene. Is past prologue?. Annual Meeting - American Educational Research Association
  • Glass, Gene. The Impact of High-stakes Testing on Teacher Morale & Job Satisfaction. Annual Meeting - American Educational Research Association
Service
  • Education Policy Analysis Archives, Founding Editor & Editorial Board Member (2005 - Present)
  • Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, Editorial Board Member (2004 - Present)
  • Education Review, Editor (2000 - Present)
  • Numerous panels, ad hoc committees and site-visit teams for the Federal Government, Member (1965 - Present)
  • International Journal of Education & the Arts, Executive Editor (2000 - 2007)
  • Education Policy Analysis Archives, Editor (1993 - 2004)
  • AERA Special Interest Group on Communication of Research, Co-founder and Chair (1999 - 2000)
  • Education Review, Co Editor (1998 - 2000)