Research Terms

October 2010NICHCY is pleased to provide this handy reference page to research terminology, and hope it helps our readers quickly connect with the meaning of pivotal words and phrases in the field.Quick-Jump MenuTerms beginning with:ABC-DE-HI-MN-QR-ST-Z Are You Ready? Here Goes!Ability Grouping | The practice of arranging students in groups based on similar ability. Ability grouping is grounded in the belief that this arrangement allows each group … [Read more...]

Research 101

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Research 101 at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/research101/_________________________________Updated August 2012 | Links updated, May 2013Authors … [Read more...]

Research 102

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Research 102 at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/research102/_________________________________Updated August 2012Wondering what all those research … [Read more...]

Special Education Research: Where to Start?

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Special Education Research: Where to Start? at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/start/_________________________________Updated August 2012It's … [Read more...]

Weighing Information for Its Worth

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Weighing Information for Its Worth at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/weighinginfo/_________________________________Updated November 2010NICHCY's … [Read more...]

Making Sense of Statistics in Research

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Making Sense of Statistics in Research at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/makingsense/_________________________________Updated April 2013Author … [Read more...]

Finding Statistics

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Finding Statistics at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/statistics/_________________________________Updated, August 2012 | Links updated, May 2013Looking … [Read more...]

Understanding Research Studies in the News

by Kyrie Dragoo National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) Heard on the News: Exciting results today from a research study showing that children who have… Heard Around Town: Have you thought about XYZ intervention? It just might work for your child…. Sound familiar? Ever had your interest piqued by such news of research with children who have disabilities? We know we have. Education research is great, … [Read more...]

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