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Porter, Kristin E. – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2018
Researchers are often interested in testing the effectiveness of an intervention on multiple outcomes, for multiple subgroups, at multiple points in time, or across multiple treatment groups. The resulting multiplicity of statistical hypothesis tests can lead to spurious findings of effects. Multiple testing procedures (MTPs) are statistical…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Hypothesis Testing
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2018
Underlying all What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) products are WWC Study Review Guides, which are intended for use by WWC certified reviewers to assess studies against the WWC evidence standards. As part of an ongoing effort to increase transparency, promote collaboration, and encourage widespread use of the WWC standards, the Institute of Education…
Descriptors: Guides, Research Design, Research Methodology, Program Evaluation
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Swank, Jacqueline M.; Mullen, Patrick R. – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2017
The article serves as a guide for researchers in developing evidence of validity using bivariate correlations, specifically construct validity. The authors outline the steps for calculating and interpreting bivariate correlations. Additionally, they provide an illustrative example and discuss the implications.
Descriptors: Correlation, Construct Validity, Guidelines, Data Interpretation
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2016
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), in response to recommendations in the Annual Report of the Advisory Council on the Education of Gifted and Talented Students (2015), has produced this document to provide guidance for school districts to more equitably identify and meet the needs of traditionally…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, School Districts, Disability Identification
Porter, Kristin E. – MDRC, 2016
In education research and in many other fields, researchers are often interested in testing the effectiveness of an intervention on multiple outcomes, for multiple subgroups, at multiple points in time, or across multiple treatment groups. The resulting multiplicity of statistical hypothesis tests can lead to spurious findings of effects. Multiple…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Hypothesis Testing
Teacher Incentive Fund, US Department of Education, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) expects all Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grantees to conduct an evaluation of their programs. Experience with earlier rounds of TIF grants has shown that evaluations can provide valuable information for managing and improving TIF-supported activities, as well as evidence that these activities have had a…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Questioning Techniques, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2016
This document provides step-by-step instructions on how to complete the Study Review Guide (SRG, Version S3, V2) for single-case designs (SCDs). Reviewers will complete an SRG for every What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) review. A completed SRG should be a reviewer's independent assessment of the study, relative to the criteria specified in the review…
Descriptors: Guides, Research Design, Research Methodology, Program Evaluation
Creswell, John W. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2015
"Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research" offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Research Methodology
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), 2015
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is one of two multi-state consortia that have built new assessment systems aligned to the Common Core State Standards. The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is composed of 18 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands that have worked together to develop a comprehensive assessment system aligned to the…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Educational Assessment, College Readiness
Gill, Matt; Outka, Janeen; McCorkle, Mary – South Dakota Department of Education, 2015
Student growth is one of two essential components of South Dakota's Teacher and Principal Effectiveness Systems. In the state systems, student growth is defined as a positive change in student achievement between two or more points in time. "The South Dakota SLO Handbook" provides support and guidance to public schools and school…
Descriptors: Guides, Public Schools, School Districts, Statistical Analysis
Ladd, Helen F., Ed.; Goertz, Margaret E., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
Sponsored by the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP), the second edition of this groundbreaking handbook assembles in one place the existing research-based knowledge in education finance and policy, with particular attention to elementary and secondary education. Chapters from the first edition have been fully updated and revised…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Boller, Kimberly; Kisker, Ellen Eliason – Regional Educational Laboratory, 2014
This guide is designed to help researchers make sure that their research reports include enough information about study measures so that readers can assess the quality of the study's methods and results. The guide also provides examples of write-ups about measures and suggests resources for learning more about these topics. The guide assumes…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Research Methodology, Educational Research, Check Lists
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Jarosz, Andrew F.; Wiley, Jennifer – Journal of Problem Solving, 2014
The purpose of this paper is to provide an easy template for the inclusion of the Bayes factor in reporting experimental results, particularly as a recommendation for articles in the "Journal of Problem Solving." The Bayes factor provides information with a similar purpose to the "p"-value--to allow the researcher to make…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Bayesian Statistics, Statistical Inference, Computation
Arendale, David R., Ed.; Lilly, Mary, Ed. – Online Submission, 2014
The Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) program at the University of Minnesota is a primary academic support program for historically difficult, introductory college courses that serve as gatekeepers to academic degree programs. This document is the training manual used for the new PAL facilitators that manage the small study groups. Based upon operating…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, College Students, Facilitators (Individuals), Cooperative Learning
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Lohr, Sharon; Schochet, Peter Z.; Sanders, Elizabeth – National Center for Education Research, 2014
Suppose an education researcher wants to test the impact of a high school drop-out prevention intervention in which at-risk students attend classes to receive intensive summer school instruction. The district will allow the researcher to randomly assign students to the treatment classes or to the control group. Half of the students (the treatment…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Design, Data Analysis, Intervention
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