Using Path Analysis with Educational Program RCT data

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Abstract

This presentation makes the argument for using Path Analysis in the analysis of educational Randomised Controlled Trial evaluation data. Specifically, it suggests Path Analysis is useful for testing educational programme theory or finding out why a programme works (or doesn't work). Sometimes referred to as looking inside the 'black box' of educational program logic. The paper also provides an example of how the authors have done this with an after-school programme that showed negative effects on pupil behaviour outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 2018
EventGlobal Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 22 Oct 201824 Oct 2018

Conference

ConferenceGlobal Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018
Abbreviated titleGEIS 2018
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period22/10/201824/10/2018

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    O'Hare, L., & Hanna, D. (2018). Using Path Analysis with Educational Program RCT data. Paper presented at Global Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018, Melbourne, Australia. https://www.geis2018.org/