Single Case Research Methodology, 3rd Edition presents a thorough, technically sound, user-friendly, and comprehensive discussion of single case research methodology. This book can serve as a detailed and complex reference tool for students, researchers, and practitioners who intend to conduct single case research design studies; interpret findings of single case design studies; or write proposals, manuscripts, or reviews of single case methodology research. The authors present a variety of single case research studies with a wide range of participants, including preschoolers, K-12 students, university students, and adults in a variety of childcare, school, clinical, and community settings, making the book relevant across multiple disciplines in social, educational, and behavioral science including special and general education; school, child, clinical, and neuropsychology; speech, occupational, recreation, and physical therapy; and social work.
Table of Contents
1. Research Approaches in Applied Settings 2. Ethical Principles and Practices in Research 3. Writing Tasks: Literature Reviews, Research Proposals, and Final Reports 4. Replication 5. Dependent Variables, Measurement, and Reliability 6. Independent Variables, Fidelity, and Social Validity 7. Visual Representation of Data 8. Visual Analysis of Graphic Data 9. Withdrawal and Reversal Designs 10. Multiple Baseline and Multiple Probe Designs 11. Comparative and Other Designs 12. Combination and Other Designs 13. Evaluating Quality and Rigor in Single Case Research 14. Synthesis and Meta-analysis of Single Case Research
Jennifer R. Ledford is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University.
David L. Gast is Professor Emeritus of Special Education in the Department of Communication Science and Special Education at the University of Georgia.
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