EventWorkshop3rd August, 2015 to 14th August, 2015United StatesFree
The workshop’s aim is to prepare attendees to design the best current quasi-experiments for educational research and help them analyze the data that these better designs produce. The course sessions will provide intensive training on the theory and practice of quasi-experimental design, via lectures and via hands-on experience.
Claremont Evaluation Center's Professional Development Workshop Series in Evaluation and Applied Research MethodsEventWorkshop18th August, 2016 to 23rd August, 2016OnlinePaid
EventWorkshop15th August, 2018 to 22nd August, 2018United StatesPaid
This August, the Claremont Evaluation Center is offering its annual Professional Development Workshops, which provide working professionals and students with world-class practical and theoretical training in evaluation and applied research. This longstanding series, taught by leading academics and seasoned practitioners, can be experienced onsite at Claremont Graduate University, or wherever you are, thanks to highly interactive online webcasts. Previous years have consistently brought hundreds of participants to Claremont from across the globe, representing an exciting cross-section of the private and public sectors.
Synonyms:RD Design, Regression Discontinuity DesignEvaluation Option
Regression Discontinuity Design (RDD) is a quasi-experimental evaluation option that measures the impact of an intervention, or treatment, by applying a treatment assignment mechanism based on a continuous eligibility index which is a variable with a continuous distribution.
What is the main difference between quasi-experiments and RCTs? How can I measure impact when establishing a control group is not an option?
In the second last webinar of the series, Dr. Howard White of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), covers the basics of quasi-experiments.