Cronbach, Lee J. (Lee Joseph), 1916-2001

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Lee J. Cronbach made major contributions in the fields of educational psychology and psychological testing. He earned his bachelor's degree at Fresno State College, 1934, his master's at the University of California-Berkeley, 1937, and his doctorate at the University of Chicago, 1940. He taught at the State College of Washington, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford faculty in 1964, where he was named Vida Jacks Professor of Education in 1967. His research interests were measurement theory, program evaluation, and instruction. He died in 2001.

From the description of Lee J. Cronbach papers, 1940-2001 (inclusive), 1951-2001 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571909

Cronbach was professor of education at Stanford University, specializing in educational psychology.

From the description of Lee J. Cronbach correspondence with James B. Conant, 1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553659

American educational psychologist.

From the description of Lee J. Cronbach papers, 1961-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379223

Professor of educational psychology, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus).

From the description of Papers, 1949-1963. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28422224

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Cronbach was professor of education at Stanford University, specializing in educational psychology.

From the guide to the Lee J. Cronbach correspondence with James B. Conant, 1963, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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Lee J. Cronbach made major contributions in the fields of educational psychology and psychological testing. He earned his bachelor's degree at Fresno State College, 1934, his master's at the University of California-Berkeley, 1937, and his doctorate at the University of Chicago, 1940. He taught at the State College of Washington, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford faculty in 1964, where he was named Vida Jacks Professor of Education in 1967. His research interests were measurement theory, program evaluation, and instruction. He died in 2001.

From the guide to the Lee J. Cronbach papers, 1940-2001, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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American educational psychologist.

From the guide to the Lee J. Cronbach papers, 1961-1993, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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creatorOf Lee J. Cronbach papers, 1940-2001 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Novick, Melvin R. Papers of Melvin R. Novick, 1962-1986. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Goldine C. Gleser papers, 1950s-1970s, 1950-1980 University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library
creatorOf Cronbach, Lee J. (Lee Joseph), 1916-2001. Lee J. Cronbach correspondence with James B. Conant, 1963. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University. School of Education. Research Traineeship Program. Stanford University, School of Education, Research Traineeship Program, administrative files, 1965-1972. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Lee J. Cronbach papers, 1961-1993 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Lee J. Cronbach Papers, 1949-1963 University of Illinois Archives
creatorOf Cronbach, Lee J. (Lee Joseph), 1916-2001. Papers, 1949-1963. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Lee J. Cronbach correspondence with James B. Conant, 1963 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Cronbach, Lee J. (Lee Joseph), 1916-2001. Lee J. Cronbach papers, 1961-1993. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Stanford University, School of Education, Research Traineeship Program, records, 1965-1972 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Cronbach, Lee J. (Lee Joseph), 1916-2001. Lee J. Cronbach papers, 1940-2001 (inclusive), 1951-2001 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Block, Jack, 1924-2010. person
associatedWith Cohen, Marshall. person
associatedWith Cohen, Marshall. person
associatedWith Conant, James B. person
associatedWith Conant, James B. person
associatedWith Cronbach, Janet person
associatedWith Feldhusen, John Frederick, 1926- person
associatedWith Gates, Arthur I. (Arthur Irving), 1890-1972. person
associatedWith Gleser, Goldine C. person
associatedWith Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927-2003. person
associatedWith Novick, Melvin R. person
associatedWith Stanford University. School of Education corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. School of Education. Research Traineeship Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanley, Julian C. person
associatedWith Todd, Vivian Edmiston. person
associatedWith Tyler, Ralph W. (Ralph Winfred), 1902-1994. person
associatedWith United States. Office of Naval Research. Branch Office, London. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Bureau of Educational Research. corporateBody
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Educational tests and measurements
Teaching
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Psychology--Research
Psychological tests
Educational psychology--study and teaching
Education--Curricula
Programmed instruction
Measurement
Educational accountability
Psychometrics
Educational research
Educational psychology
Education--United States
Evaluation research (Social action programs)
Educational Research, Bureau of
Psychology--Study and teaching
Education
Education--Research
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Birth 1916-04-22

Death 2001-10-01

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