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Richburg-Hayes, Lashawn; Brock, Thomas; LeBlanc, Allen; Paxson, Christina; Rouse, Cecilia Elena; Barrow, Lisa – MDRC, 2009
MDRC launched the Opening Doors demonstration to test four distinct interventions that were designed to help more students persist in community college and accomplish their academic and personal goals. This report describes the impacts of a performance-based scholarship program with a counseling component on academic success and persistence among…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Academic Persistence, Credits, Program Effectiveness
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Sherer, Michelle R.; Schreibman, Laura – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005
Differential responsiveness to intervention programs suggests the inadequacy of a single treatment approach for all children with autism. One method for reducing outcome variability is to identify participant characteristics associated with different outcomes for a specific intervention. In this investigation, an analysis of archival data yielded…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Profiles, Child Behavior, Individual Differences
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Mathes, Patricia G.; Denton, Carolyn A.; Fletcher, Jack M.; Anthony, Jason L.; Francis, David J.; Schatschneider, Christopher – Reading Research Quarterly, 2005
This study investigated the effectiveness of combining enhanced classroom instruction and intense supplemental intervention for struggling readers in first grade. Further, it compared two supplemental interventions derived from distinct theoretical orientations, examining them in terms of effects on academic outcomes and whether children's…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Grade 1, Beginning Reading, Student Characteristics
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Craig-Unkefer, Lesley A.; Kaiser, Ann P. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2002
This study examined effects of an intervention (planned play, use of conversational social interaction strategies, and evaluation of play strategies) on the social-communicative interactions of six preschool children at risk for language delays and behavior problems. The intervention led to increases in social communicative behaviors, use of…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Interaction Process Analysis, Interpersonal Relationship
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Kern, Lee; And Others – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1994
A case study of an elementary school child with emotional and behavioral problems illustrates a process of descriptive assessment, functional assessment, and assessment-based intervention. The descriptive information generated hypotheses about variables maintaining the problem behavior which were then tested in the classroom environment.…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders, Case Studies, Change Strategies