Research and Presentations - Education
(2016-04-15)The Next Generation Science Standards emphasize engaging students in the practice of constructing explanations using disciplinary core ideas such as the structure of matter. Research has identified that students have ...
The Effects of a Pressure Vest on Task Engagement, Challenging Behavior, and a Physiological Measure of Stress for a Child with Intellectual Disability (2015)We examined the effect of wearing a pressurized vest, a commonly use sensory support, with one student who had disabilities and for whom this sensory support was indicated. Using single-case reversal design logic (A-B-C-A), ...
(2014-10-18)People’s thoughts and opinions are formed by experience – their personal contact with and observations of people and events. Focus groups are often used in evaluation as a qualitative method to collect information about ...
Practical Challenges and Strategies for Randomised Control Trials in Agricultural Extension and Other Development Programmes (Routledge, 2014)Randomised control trials (RCTs) can yield information about the effectiveness of agricultural extension and other development programmes, facilitating cost–benefit analyses and policy decisions under resource constraints. ...
(SAGE, 2014)In evaluation and applied social research, focus groups may be used to gather different kinds of evidence (e.g., opinion, tacit knowledge). In this article, we argue that making focus group design choices explicitly in ...