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Page, Timothy F.; Nederhoff, Dawn M.; Ecklund, Alexandra M.; Horvath, Keith J.; Nelson, Toben F.; Erickson, Darin J.; Toomey, Traci L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2015
Objective: The purpose of this study was to document the development and testing costs of the Enhanced Alcohol Risk Management (eARM) intervention, a web enhanced training program to prevent alcohol sales to intoxicated bar patrons and to estimate its implementation costs in a "real world", non-research setting. Methods: Data for this…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Intervention, Alcohol Abuse, Drinking
Caronongan, Pia; Kirby, Gretchen; Boller, Kimberly; Modlin, Emily; Lyskawa, Julia – Administration for Children & Families, 2016
This report summarizes the findings of a literature review conducted as part of the Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High-Quality Early Care and Education (ECE-ICHQ) project. The project's goal is to create a technically sound and feasible instrument that will provide consistent, systematic measures of the implementation and costs of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Garmy, Pernilla; Jakobsson, Ulf; Carlsson, Katarina Steen; Berg, Agneta; Clausson, Eva K. – Journal of School Nursing, 2015
The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the implementation of a universal school-based cognitive behavioral program whose target is to prevent depressive symptoms in adolescents. The study had a quasi-experimental design with pretest, posttest, and a 1-year follow-up and provides an illustrative calculation for the implementation costs of the…
Descriptors: Prevention, Depression (Psychology), Adolescents, Cognitive Restructuring
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Yessenova, Kamchat; Parker, Judith; Sadvakasova, Zuhra; Syrgakbaeva, Akmaral; Tazhina, Gainiya – International Journal of Adult Education and Technology, 2020
The purpose of the study was to analyze the experience provided by e-learning in a higher education setting in Kazakhstan as viewed by university administrators and graduate school e-learners. Surveys revealed that the e-learners expressed a high interest in study at remote universities. From the standpoint of the administrators, the main…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Administrator Attitudes
Murphy, Patrick; Regenstein, Elliot – Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2012
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and mathematics represent a sea change in standards-based reform and their implementation is the movement's next--and greatest--challenge. Yet, while most states have now set forth implementation plans, these tomes seldom address the crucial matter of cost. Putting a Price Tag on the…
Descriptors: Expenditures, State Standards, Costs, Academic Standards
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Frey, Andy J.; Kuklinski, Margaret R.; Bills, Kiersten; Small, Jason W.; Forness, Steven R.; Walker, Hill M.; Feil, Edward G.; Seeley, John R. – Grantee Submission, 2019
While the long-term societal costs for youth with disruptive behavior disorders are well documented, there is a dearth of information about the comprehensive costs of implementing even the most well-regarded early intervention programs, and the costs of scaling effective interventions are even less well understood. This study estimated the costs…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Early Intervention, Preschool Children, Kindergarten
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Hunter, Leah J.; DiPerna, James C.; Hart, Susan Crandall; Crowley, Max – School Psychology Quarterly, 2018
Although implementation of universal social-emotional learning programs is becoming more common in schools, few studies have examined the cost-effectiveness of such programs. As such, the purpose of this article is two fold. First, we provide an overview of cost-effectiveness methods for school-based programs, and second, we share results of a…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Social Development, Emotional Development, School Activities
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Green, Alan – Journal of Economic Education, 2016
Pedagogical research shows that teaching methods other than traditional lectures may result in better outcomes. However, lecture remains the dominant method in economics, likely due to high implementation costs of methods shown to be effective in the literature. In this article, the author shows significant benefits of using a teaching app for…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Electronic Learning, Audience Response Systems
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Shah, Sonam; Allison, Kenneth R.; Schoueri-Mychasiw, Nour; Pach, Beata; Manson, Heather; Vu-Nguyen, Karen – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Measuring the implementation of school-based physical activity (PA) interventions is an important prerequisite in assessing their impact. Prior to conducting a study to assess the implementation of the daily physical activity (DPA) policy in Ontario, Canada, a literature review was conducted to identify existing survey instruments to…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Outcome Measures, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
Fermanich, Mark; Carl, Brad; Finster, Matthew – Teacher Incentive Fund, US Department of Education, 2015
This brief explores the costs of developing and implementing Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) in order to help Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grantees interested in adopting SLOs anticipate and understand the costs of implementing them in a district or school. The brief focuses on the costs involved with the initial design and implementation of an…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Costs, Program Development, Program Implementation
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Shrewsbury, Vanessa A.; Venchiarutti, Rebecca L.; Hardy, Louise L.; Foley, Bridget C.; Bonnefin, Amy; Byth, Karen; Hayes, Alison J.; Flood, Victoria M.; Steinbeck, Katharine S.; Baur, Louise A.; Shah, Smita – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To determine the impact of a peer-led, school-based programme (Students As LifeStyle Activists; SALSA) on energy balance-related behaviours (EBRBs) in Grade 8 students, and the cost of implementing the programme. Design: Pre-post test Setting: High schools in New South Wales, Australia. Methods: Grade 10 students (15- to 16-year-olds)…
Descriptors: High School Students, Health Promotion, Eating Habits, Physical Activity Level
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Soleas, Eleftherios K. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2020
Current studies in innovation are often siloed to specific disciplines, precluding a generalizable understanding useful to understanding the factors that promote and hinder individual motivation to innovate. This study integrates analysis of 30 interviews and 500 surveys of Canadian innovators from a variety of disciplines as a means of…
Descriptors: Expectation, Costs, Foreign Countries, Motivation
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Fürst, Guillaume – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2020
This paper introduces a method for the assessment of creativity that relies on creativity tasks, a subjective evaluation procedure, and a planned missing data design that offers a drastic reduction in the overall implementation costs (administration time and scoring procedure). This method was tested on a sample of 149 people, using three…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creativity Tests, Task Analysis, Creative Thinking
Cullinan, Dan; Barnett, Elisabeth; Kopko, Elizabeth; Lopez, Andrea; Morton, Tiffany – MDRC, 2019
Colleges throughout the United States are evaluating the effectiveness of the strategies used to decide whether to place students into college-level or developmental education courses. Developmental, or remedial, courses are designed to develop the reading, writing, or math skills of students deemed underprepared for college-level courses, a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Placement, Developmental Studies Programs, Remedial Programs
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Clarkson, Suzy; Charles, Joanna M.; Saville, Christopher W. N.; Bjornstad, Gretchen J.; Hutchings, Judy – School Psychology International, 2019
Bullying is an internationally recognized problem and school-based bullying is particularly pervasive. KiVa is a robustly evidenced school-based antibullying programme developed and evaluated at Turku University, Finland, and subsequently disseminated across Finland. Following a positive UK trial of Unit 2 (for 10- to 12-year-olds), further UK…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Prevention, Intervention, Bullying
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