Designing evaluations of educational and social programs

  title={Designing evaluations of educational and social programs},
  author={Lee Joseph Cronbach and Karen Shapiro},
  journal={Contemporary Sociology},
Diversity, Inclusion and Equality inPractice Placements: Experiences ofpre-registration student nurses withdyslexia
The study of the perspectives of student nurses with dyslexia has an under-represented knowledge base as this is a relatively new branch of nursing educational research. While researchers have
Leitfaden zur Anwendung empirischer Forschungsmethoden in der nutzerzentrierten Produktentwicklung : Forschung mit und an Menschen in den Ingenieurwissenschaften
Der vorliegende Leitfaden hat den Anspruch, Orientierung innerhalb des empirischen Forschungsprozesses zu bieten. Insbesondere beim Aufbau, der Durchfuhrung und der Auswertung in
Learning What Works in Sensory Disabilities: Establishing Causal Inference
This article is intended to assist teachers and researchers in designing studies that examine the efficacy of a particular intervention or strategy with students with sensory disabilities. Ten
The Critical Role of External Validity in Advancing Organizational Theorizing
This paper proposes a methodology for building cumulative traditions by relying on the framework of external validity that Shadish, Cook, and Campbell (2002) suggest, and classifies accumulated knowledge into four types, highlights several evolutionary pathways for theory building, and explains how researchers can apply it to extend their own theory.
Framing the Issue of Research Quality in a Context of Research Diversity
T he current editorial policy of The Accounting Review states ‘‘The scope of acceptable articles should embrace any research methodology and any accounting-related subject, as long as the articles
Causal Inferences in the Campbellian Validity System
The purpose of the present paper is to critically examine causal inferences and internal validity as defined by Campbell and co‐workers. Several arguments are given against their counterfactual
Overview and rationale for the Systematic Screening and Assessment Method
This chapter gives the rationale and conceptual defense for the Systematic Screening and Assessment (SSA) Method, a way to identify the most promising innovations in preparation for rigorous
Reflections on experimental research in medical education
  • D. Cook, T. Beckman
  • Education
    Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice
  • 2010
Several important yet oft neglected issues in designing experimental research in education are discussed, including randomization controls for only a subset of possible confounders and single-group pretest–posttest studies are susceptible to numerous validity threats.