Learning More From Educational Intervention Studies: Estimating Complier Average Causal Effects in a Relevance Intervention

@inproceedings{Nagengast2018LearningMF,
  title={Learning More From Educational Intervention Studies: Estimating Complier Average Causal Effects in a Relevance Intervention},
  author={Benjamin Nagengast and Brigitte Maria Brisson and Chris Hulleman and Hanna Gaspard and Isabelle H{\"a}fner and Ulrich Trautwein},
  year={2018}
}
ABSTRACTAn emerging literature demonstrates that relevance interventions, which ask students to produce written reflections on how what they are learning relates to their lives, improve student learning outcomes. As part of a randomized evaluation of a relevance intervention (N = 1,978 students from 82 ninth-grade classes), we used Complier Average Causal Effects (CACE) to identify the effect of the intervention on participants who were assigned to the intervention group and were actually… CONTINUE READING