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ERIC Number: EJ1038203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 57
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1053-0819
Improving Treatment Plan Implementation in Schools: A Meta-Analysis of Single Subject Design Studies
Noell, George H.; Gansle, Kristin A.; Mevers, Joanna Lomas; Knox, R. Maria; Mintz, Joslyn Cynkus; Dahir, Amanda
Journal of Behavioral Education, v23 n1 p168-191 Mar 2014
Twenty-nine peer-reviewed journal articles that analyzed intervention implementation in schools using single-case experimental designs were meta-analyzed. These studies reported 171 separate data paths and provided 3,991 data points. The meta-analysis was accomplished by fitting data extracted from graphs in mixed linear growth models. This analytic approach was adopted to provide a model whose assumptions were met and could model both level and trend. The extent to which interventions were implemented as planned in baseline was low with a downward trend. Performance feedback, performance feedback augmented with additional procedures, and self-monitoring with environmental supports were found to be highly effective for improving intervention implementation. Follow-up meetings without review of implementation data were ineffective. Maintenance data were positive across studies. Implications of the results for future research and practice are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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