New Directions in Peer Nomination Methodology
New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 157
J-B CAD Single Issue Child & Adolescent Development (Series Nr. 157)
1. Edition December 2017
88 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
Peer nominations provide a key method for assessing relationships, social status, andinterpersonal behavior. Taking an in-depth look at current practices and recent advances in peer nomination methodology, this volume presents:
* a history of peer nomination methods, with a focus on the early origins of peer informant measuresand the nature of Moreno s (1934) sociometric methodology (highlighting fundamental differences from the modern sociometric procedure).
* an overview of the major changes that have occurred in peer nomination research over the course of the past 2 decades, including the recent focus on popularity and relational aggression, statistical advances, logistical challenges and innovations, and the changing conventions of the nomination procedure itself.
This is the 157th volume in this Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in this subject area. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts from that field.
Peter E. L. Marks
1. Methodological Choices in Peer Nomination Research 21
Antonius H. N. Cillessen, Peter E. L. Marks
2. Logistical Challenges and Opportunities for Conducting Peer Nomination Research in Schools 45
Lara Mayeux, Caroline Kraft
3. Computer-Based Methods for Collecting Peer Nomination Data: Utility, Practice, and Empirical Support 61
Yvonne H. M. van den Berg, Rob Gommans
4. The Current Status of Peer Assessment Techniques and Sociometric Methods 75
William M. Bukowski, Melisa Castellanos, Ryan J. Persram
Peter E. L. Mark is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Austin College.
Elena L. Grigorenko is the Emily Fraser Beede Professor of Developmental Disabilities at Yale University.