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Single-Case Intervention Research Design and Analysis

The purpose of this training institute is to increase the national capacity of education researchers to conduct methodologically rigorous single-case intervention studies.

1Module 1: Logic and Foundations of Conventional Group Intervention Research
Introduction to the goals of the institute and some best practices.
Presenter: Joel Levin Duration: 34:24

1aModule 1a: Logic and Foundations of Group Intervention Research
Establishing the basis for group intervention research.
Presenter: David Francis  Duration: 23:44

2Module 2: Conditions for Meaningful Investigation of Educational Interventions
When is it appropriate to pursue rigorous educational interventions?
Presenter: David Francis  Duration: 1:33:33

3Module 3: Transition to Single-Case Intervention Research
Introduction to single-case design research.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 30:10

4Module 4: Purposes and Fundamental Assumptions of Single-Case Intervention Research Methods/Distinction between Experimental Versus Clinical Case Study Designs.
The basis and uses of single-case design research.
Presenter: Tom Kratochwill  Duration: 26:04

5Module 5: Constructing Designs Based on Research Questions
Formulating effective research questions.
Presenter: Rob Horner  Duration: 43:28

6Module 6: Characteristics of Scientifically Credible Single-Case Intervention Studies
Introduction to the What Works Clearinghouse evidentiary standards.
Presenter: Tom Kratochwill  Duration: 27:47

6aModule 6a: Characteristics of Scientifically Credible Single-Case Intervention Studies: Classroom-Based Applications
Issues with classroom-based interventions.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 13:09

7Module 7: Issues to Consider in Selecting a Single-Case Design
Issues with classroom-based interventions.
Presenter: Tom Kratochwill  Duration: 37:46

9Module 9: Components of Single-Case Design Standards
An overview of complex and unique single-case designs.
Presenter: Rob Horner  Duration: 56:01

10Module 10: Randomized Single-Case Intervention Designs
In-depth discussion of randomization in single-case studies.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 34:26

11Module 11: Randomized Single-Case Intervention Designs (cont.)
Continued discussion of randomization in single-case designs.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 44:07

12Module 12: Visual Analysis of Single-Case Intervention Data
An introduction to visual analysis of single-case intervention data.
Presenter: Tom Kratochwill  Duration: 35:51

13Module 13: Parameters Associated with Visual Analysis of Single-Case Data Displays
Key concepts of visual analysis of single-case intervention data.
Presenter: Rob Horner  Duration: 53:12

14Module 14: Overview of Concerns About Visual Analysis of Single-Case Intervention Data
The limits of visual analysis of single-case intervention data.
Presenter: John Ferron  Duration: 16:19

15Module 15: Challenges and Applications in Visual Analysis
Further issues in visual analysis of single-case intervention data.
Presenter: John Ferron  Duration: 36:33

16Module 16: Challenges and Applications in Visual Analysis (cont.)
Concluding thoughts on visual analysis of single-case intervention data.
Presenter: John Ferron  Duration: 35:03

17Module 17: Statistical Analysis of Single Case Intervention Data
Locating single-case design in the traditional statistical analysis framework.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 30:33

17aModule 17a: Statistical Analysis of Single Case Intervention Data (cont.)
Continued discussion of aurocorrelation.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 12:41

18Module 18: Randomization in Single-Case Design Research
Randomization and permutation in the single-case design context.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 39:56

19Module 19: Randomization in Single-Case Design Research (cont.)
Continued discussion of randomization and permutation in single-case designs.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 48:22

20Module 20: Statistical Randomization Tests: Conceptual and Procedural Issues
Continued discussion of randomization and permutation in single-case designs.
Presenter: John Ferron  Duration: 28:57

21Module 21: Statistical Randomization Tests: Conceptual and Procedural Issues (cont.)
Methods of proper randomization; Software options.
Presenter: John Ferron  Duration: 32:19

22Module 22: Regression and Multilevel Modeling Approaches
Introduction to regression and multilevel models.
Presenter: John Ferron  Duration: 30:16

23Module 23: Regression and Multilevel Modeling Approaches (cont.)
A complementary view of regression and multilevel models.
Presenter: David Rindskopf  Duration: 26:12

24Module 24: Regression and Multilevel Modeling Approaches (cont.)
In-depth treatment of regression and multilevel models.
Presenter: David Rindskopf  Duration: 41:10

25Module 25: Regression and Multilevel Modeling Approaches (cont.)
Logarithms, variance estimates and other aspects of regression and multilevel models.
Presenter: David Rindskopf  Duration: 51:21

26Module 26: Group Discussion of Regression and Multilevel Modeling Approaches
Interactive question-and-answer session on regression and multilevel modeling approaches.
Presenter: David Rindskopf  Duration: 22:00

27Module 27: Special Topics in Single-Case Intervention Research
Discussion of negative results in single-case intervention research.
Presenter: Tom Kratochwill  Duration: 24:06

28Module 28: Evidence-Based Practices
The need for better evidence-based standards in single-case design research.
Presenter: Rob Horner  Duration: 26:23

30Module 30: Moving from Single-Case to Conventional Group Intervention Designs, and Vice Versa
Relative merits of single-case design studies versus conventional group design studies.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 57:42

31Module 31: Ethical Issues in Single-Case Studies
Discussion of the ethical obligations involved in single-case design studies.
Presenter: Joel Levin  Duration: 26:27