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Single Subject Randomization Design For Clinical Research

During the week April 23 – 29, 2017 Susan Ebbels is curated WeSpeechies on the topic Carrying Out Intervention Research in SLP/SLT Practice. Susan kicked off the week with a link to her… 532 more words

Does Health Research Need More Creativity?

I recently attended the national away day for the Research Design Service (RDS) public involvement leads. Thank you to the RDS for having me! It was lovely to catch up with people and also meet some new colleagues. 622 more words

Public Engagement

"Should you? Can you?"

Quasi-experiments are a lot of work, yet don’t have the same scientific power to show cause and effect, as do randomized controlled trials (RCTs).   An RCT would provide better support for any hypothesis that X causes Y.   386 more words

Nursing

'Objects of Inquiry: Ways of Seeing, Ways of Knowing in the Humanities'

I will contribute to a panel this evening at the University of Wyoming Art Museum, about the status of objects in humanities research. The occasion for our panel is a visit from… 71 more words

Teaching

How to choose a control condition for speech therapy research

This post is an addendum to a previous post “What is a control group?”, inspired by a recently published new paper (“Control conditions for randomized trials of behavioral interventions in psychiatry: a decision framework” Early View, Lancet Psychiatry, March 2017). 1,156 more words

OUT OF CONTROL (groups)! The weak link in the cause-&-effect chain

Welcome back after a bit of silence on my end!

In the last “Quasi-wha??” blogpost, I described 1 type of experimental design: Quasi-experimental.  To review… In quasi-experimental designs, the researcher manipulates some variable, but either… 436 more words

Reading Research