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David Walker, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor

Department

Educational Technology, Research and Assessment

Research Interests

Applied Statistics, Mathematical Statistics, Quantitative Methodology, General Linear Models

Education

Ph.D., Iowa State University of Science and Technology

Classes

ETR 521 (Educational Statistics I)

ETR 522 (Educational Statistics II)

ETR 720 (Advanced Research Methods in Education)

ETR 722 (Methods of Multivariate Analysis)

Recent Publications

Mohammed, S. F., Walker, D. A., Conderman, G., & Pisapia, J. (2016). Implementing scientific-based research: Learning from the history of the Reading First program. Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 15(1), 27-40.

Walker, D. A. (2016). Confidence intervals for Kendall's tau with small samples. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 15(1), 868-883.

Walker, D. A., & Smith, T. J. (2016). Nine pseudo R2 indices for binary logistic regression models. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 15(1), 848-854.

Conderman, G., & Walker, D. A. (2015). Assessing dispositions in teacher preparation programs: Are candidates and faculty seeing the same thing? The Teacher Educator, 50(3), 215-231.

Hong, C., & Walker, D. A. (2015). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Technology Acceptance Model. General Linear Model Journal, 41(2), 22-29.

Summers, K. H., Reeves, T. D., Schwartz, J., & Walker, D. A. (2015). Understanding student growth measures: A primer for school business managers. The Journal of School Business Management, 27(1), 22-29.

Summers, K. H., Reeves, T. D., Walker, D. A., & Schwartz, J. (2015). Professional development for educational leaders in the era of performance evaluation reform. School Leadership Review, 10(1), 33-43.

Walker, D. A. (2015). Two group program for Cohen's d, Hedges’ ǥ, h2, Radj2, ω2, ε2, confidence intervals, and power. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 14(2), 282-292.

Muehsler, H. E., Walker, D. A., & Smith, T. J. (2014). A note on the use of Cohen’s d and Common Language Effect. Multiple Linear Regression Viewpoints, 40(1), 17-22.

Paver, J., Walker, D. A., & Hung, W. C. (2014). Adjunct faculty characteristics that may predict intention to integrate technology into instruction. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 38(9), 859-872.

Paver, J., Walker, D. A., & Hung, W. C. (2014). Factors that predict the integration of technology for instruction by community college adjunct faculty. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 38(1), 68-85.

Walker, D. A. (2014). A program for the estimated standard error of the difference in slopes from separate regressions. Multiple Linear Regression Viewpoints, 40(2), 28-34.

Recent Presentations

Alkarzon, M., Walker, D. A., & Mayall, H. (2016, October). Diffusion of innovation and online training adoption. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Al-Shahrani, H. A., & Walker, D. A. (2016, October). Behavioral intention to adopt mobile learning among university students in Saudi Arabia. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Martin, A. L., Reeves, T. D., Smith, T. J., & Walker, D. A. (2016, October). Computer proficiency for online learning: Factorial invariance of scores among teachers. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Smith, T. J., Walker, D. A., & McKenna, C. M. (2016, October). An exploration of link functions used in ordinal regression. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A. (2016, October). r and r biased adjustment indices with confidence intervals. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A., Reeves, T. D., Smith, T. J., Sanga, I., Al-Shahrani, F., & Hung, W. C. (2016, October). An evaluation of an online teaching and course development training program in Saudi Arabia. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A., Reeves, T. D., Smith, T. J., Comber, E. M., Martin, A. L., & Summers, K. H. (2016, September). Confirmation of the factor structure of the Data Driven Decision-Making Efficacy and Anxiety inventory (3D-MEA) among teachers in the Midwest. Illinois Education Research Council, Bloomington, IL.

Tonks, S. M., Summers, K. H., & Walker, D. A. (2016, August). Development of reading autonomy measures for U.S. middle school students. American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Alis, J. P., Salacinski, A. J., Nguyen, R. K., Chomentowski, P. J., Lukaszuk, J. M., &, Walker, D. A. (2016, June). Determining the effect of a coconut beverage on blood glucose and blood lactate concentrations. American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, MA.

Nguyen R. K., Lukaszuk, J. M., Alis, J. P., Salacinski, A. J., Walker, D. A., & Umoren, J. (2016, June). Effectiveness of coconut water on treadmill anaerobic test performance. American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, MA.

Martin, A., & Walker, D. A. (2016, April). Factor exploration of a Christian identity scale. American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.

Newman, I., Hitchcock, J. H., Newman, D. O., Walker, D. A., Smith, T. J., Finch, W. H., & Brooks, G. P. (2016, April). What if null hypothesis significance tests were banned? An interactive discussion of implications for general linear modeling. American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.

Smith, T. J., Walker, D. A., & McKenna, C. M. (2016, April). A coefficient of discrimination for use with multinomial and ordinal regression models. American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.

Hong, C., & Walker, D. A. (2015, October). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Technology Acceptance Model concerning factors related to attitudes toward using Moodle in Cambodia. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Martin, A., & Walker, D. A. (2015, October). Factor exploration of a Christian identity scale. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Reeves, T. D., Walker, D. A., Smith, T. J., Sanga, I., & Al-Shahrani, F. (2015, October). Tracking the growth of higher educators during an online teaching and course development training program. Illinois Education Research Council, Lisle, IL.

Smith, T. J., Walker, D. A., & McKenna, C. M. (2015, October). A coefficient of discrimination for use with multinomial and ordinal regression models. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A. (2015, October). Two group program for Cohen's d, Hedges’ ǥ, η2, Radj2, ω2, ɛ2, confidence intervals, and power. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A., & Downey, P. M. (2015, October). Professional development schools enhancing literacy part II: Diagnosing reading problems and formulating literacy instruction. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A., & Smith, T. J. (2015, October). Computing robust, bootstrap-adjusted fit indices for use with non-normal data. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A., & Downey, P. M. (2015, April). Professional development schools enhancing literacy: Building a bridge to complex text and engaging every student. American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Muehsler, H. E., Smith, T. J., & Walker, D. A. (2014, November). A note on the use of Cohen’s d and Common Language Effect. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A. (2014, November). A gender invariance study of the Attitudes Toward Science scale. Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Evanston, IL.

Walker, D. A., & Downey, P. M. (2014, April). A school-university partnership’s use of action research as an in-service clinical response initiative to develop the literacy-based instructional practices of teachers. American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Walker, D. A., & Paver, J. (2014, April). Factors that predict the integration of technology for instruction by community college adjunct faculty. American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

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