In 2016, the What Works Clearinghouse focused on evidence in all aspects of its work.
Redesigned the WWC website to make it easier for users to find education programs that work. Users visited the website more than 733,000 times in 2016! Since the launch in September, the site has registered nearly 1,000 views of a video tour explaining the new site's features, publications, and resources.
Added more than 1,800 studies to the Reviews of Individual Studies database, bringing the total to more than 8,700 studies.
Released 3 practice guides, with evidence-based recommendations for educators.
Launched 5 online training modules with 29 videos to explain the WWC group design standards, facilitate understanding of the WWC by decision makers, and encourage the development of high quality research.
Posted 8 new or updated review protocols to the website.
Released reports on 12 interventions across 5 topics, including:
Released 566 evidence snapshots, at-a-glance summaries of the research findings and contexts for every WWC intervention report.
Published 6 quick reviews on research trending in the media.
Hosted 2 webinars
on finding evidence and on applying WWC standards to postsecondary research.
Register for 2 new webinars in 2017—with more to come!
We hope you enjoyed exploring our new website, publications, and resources in 2016.
We look forward to sharing even more with you in 2017!
If there’s something that you’d like to see, please contact us.