Tag Archives: Evidence

Evaluating Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices: Tips for Improving Quality and Feasibility

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February 13, 2019 Learn about best practices for evaluating practice change and fidelity, including characteristics of a high-quality data collection too. Hear from one state on how they have made improvements to create a feasible evaluation plan. Presented by Debbie Shaver, Margaret Gillis, Katy McCullough and Stacy Kong in February 2019 Webinar Recording Webinar Presentation

Data, Now What? Skills for Analyzing and Interpreting Data

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Abby Winer, Christina Kasprzak, & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation had participants engaging in several data analysis activities using child and family outcomes data as an example. Participants were shown different ways to analyze, present, and interpret data. Presentation: Data, Now What? Skills for Analyzing and […]

Evidence-Based Policymaking: A Guide for Effective Government

Logo: The Pew Charitable Trusts

This 2014 report outlines the first comprehensive framework that policymakers can follow to build a system of evidence-based governing. By leveraging the power of this approach, governments can reduce wasteful spending, expand innovative programs, and strengthen accountability. Published by: Pew Charitable Trusts Evidence-Based Policymaking: A Guide for Effective Government (PDF)

Data Analysis to Guide Improvement of Child Outcomes

Chart: Some inferences are more actionable than others

Presenters: Cornelia Taylor, Lynne Kahn, & Taletha Derrington This 2013 presentation provides hypothetical data for participants to review and discuss. The data exercise includes examples of analyses that lead to implications for improving data quality and guides decisions about strategies for program improvement. Presentation: Data Analysis to Guide Improvement of Child Outcomes