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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 2015 DR RESEARCH AWARDS

DR NAMES 2014 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

DR NAMES RECIPIENTS OF 2012 RESEARCH AWARDS

2011 DR AWARD RECIPIENTS NAMED

DR Showcase on Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education

DR Quality Indicators for Research Methodology and Evidence Based Practices

DR Quality Indicators for Research Methodology and Evidence Based Practices

The Division for Research established a task force in 2003 to identify quality indicators for research in Special Education. The additional charge to the task force was to provide guidelines for using research as evidence for effective practices in Special Education. The task force focused on four research methodologies used most often in Special Education: Group, Single Subject, Correlational, and Qualitative Designs. For each, quality indicators and guidelines for evidence-base practice were identified. These indicators and guidelines appear in four papers that will be published later this year in Exceptional Children. The manuscript forms of the four methodological papers, an executive summary, and an introductory paper are available in PDF format at the following links:

Executive Summary

Research in Special Education: Scientific Methods and Evidence-based Practices

Qualitative Designs

Correlational Designs

Group Designs

Single Subject Designs

For further information on the DR quality indicators task force, contact Dr. Sam Odom, the task force chair, at the School of Education at Indiana University at slodom@unc.edu.