What Works

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Author: Iris Bohnet

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 067496859X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 399

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Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back and de-biasing minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Behavioral design offers a new solution. Iris Bohnet shows that by de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts—often at low cost and high speed.

What Works – Welches Wissen braucht die Soziale Arbeit?

Zum Konzept evidenzbasierter Praxis

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Author: Hans-Uwe Otto,Andreas Polutta,Holger Ziegler

Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich

ISBN: 3866496605

Category: Education

Page: 268

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Der Band diskutiert Möglichkeiten und Grenzen eines neuen Ansatzes für die Soziale Arbeit, die „evidenzbasierte Praxis“. Eine Neuausrichtung Sozialer Arbeit auf der Basis wissenschaftlich nachweisbarer Wirksamkeitskriterien, wie sie mit dem Modell einer „evidenzbasierten Praxis“ einhergeht, gewinnt auch in der Bundesrepublik zunehmend an Bedeutung. International führende ExpertInnen erörtern in diesem Band die Grundlagen dieses Paradigmenwechsels und führen systematisch in die fachlich heftig umstrittene Debatte ein. Aus dem Inhalt: Wissen und Professionalität Evidenzbasierte Praxis und Wirkungsorientierte Forschung Eine neue Soziale Arbeit? Beiträge von: Heinz-Jürgen Dahme, Bernd Dewe, Daniel Gredig, Axel Groenemeyer, Fabian Kessl, Heinz Kindler, Thomas Klatetzki, Alexandra Klein, Heinz-Günter Micheel, Ed Mullen, Andreas Polutta, Enola Proctor, Aaron Rosen, Andreas Scharrschuch, Christoph M. Schmidt, Stefan Schnurr, Mark Schrödter, Peter Sommerfeld, Haluk Soydan, Stephen Webb, Wolf-Rainer Wendt, Norbert Wohlfahrt

Literacy

What Works?

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Author: Sue Palmer,Pie Corbett

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748785193

Category: Education

Page: 87

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Sue Palmer and Pie Corbett are the best-known names in Primary Literacy. This book distils their vast experience, and the experience of five years of the Literacy Strategy. Enables the reader to discover 'how to really teach with what really works'.

What Works!

Successful Writing Strategies for National Board Certification

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Author: Bobbie Faulkner

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 1475807112

Category: Education

Page: 100

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WHAT WORKS! offers dozens of writing strategies to clearly and convincingly explain your teaching practice to the National Board Assessors. Writing for the National Board is a type of technical writing teachers rarely use elsewhere and this book lifts the mysterious fog surrounding how to provide evidence of the National Board Standards.

What Works in Schools

Translating Research Into Action

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Author: Robert J. Marzano

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 0871207176

Category: Education

Page: 219

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Schools can and do affect student achievement, and this book recommends specific-and attainable-action steps to implement successful strategies culled from the wealth of research data.

Social Marketing to Protect the Environment

What Works

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Author: Nancy R. Lee,Philip Kotler

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412991293

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 237

View: 1966

Social marketing takes key marketing principles and applies them to campaigns and efforts to influence social action. In Social Marketing to Protect the Environment, the focus turns to the environment, and how social marketing can be successful to change environmental behaviour. The text begins with a definition of the Social Marketing Model and includes a discussion of various tools that can be used to develop social marketing strategies. It then moves into sections on Residential-Related Behaviours and Commercial-Related Behaviours. These sections follow a consistent format and: - Describe a variety of environmental issues - Give examples of the numerous changes in behaviours and/or practices that would contribute to reducing the problem - Provide mini-cases that illustrate the successful use of social marketing principles along with tools to influence this behaviour in similar situations - Review what worked and what could have been improved. A final section provides future directions and recommendations.

What Works?

Evidence-based Policy and Practice in Public Services

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Author: Nutley, Sandra M.,Peter C. Smith,Davies, Huw T.O.

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 186134192X

Category: Political Science

Page: 380

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An exploration of how the knowledge gained from research is used to improve the effectiveness of public policy formation and public service delivery. It covers eight areas of public service - health, education, criminal justice, social policy, transport, urban policy, housing and social care.

Drug Treatment

What Works?

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Author: Philip Bean,Teresa Nemitz

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415268165

Category: Psychology

Page: 249

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A cutting edge survey of the latest developments in drug treatments, featuring contributions from some of the leading figures in the field. It sets out to ask some of the crucial questions in the treatment of drug abusers.

Does 'What works' work? Bildungspolitik, Bildungsadministration und Bildungsforschung im Dialog

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Author: Kerstin Drossel,Birgit Eickelmann

Publisher: Waxmann Verlag

ISBN: 3830987838

Category: Education

Page: 344

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Seit den 1990er Jahren werden im Zuge des Paradigmenwechsels von der Input- zur Outputsteuerung Reformen im Schul- und Bildungsbereich in Deutschland aus der Perspektive der Evidenzbasierung diskutiert. So soll gewährleistet werden, dass bildungsbezogene Reformen auf der Basis empirischer Daten - und nicht auf Grund ideologischer oder politischer Ansichten - erfolgen. Um die dafür erforderlichen Daten zu generieren, hat die Bildungsforschung seit dem Paradigmenwechsel eine Expansion erlebt und Bildungsforschung, Bildungspolitik und Bildungsadministration nähern sich einander an. Inwiefern diese Entwicklungen rückblickend auf fast 30 Jahre der evidenzbasierten Steuerung tatsächlich zu Verbesserungen im Bildungswesen beitragen und wie sich der Dialog und die Zusammenarbeit zwischen den Akteuren ausgestaltet, wurde im Rahmen der Herbsttagung 2016 der Kommission Bildungsplanung, Bildungsorganisation und Bildungsrecht (KBBB) in der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft thematisiert.

What Works with Children, Adolescents, and Adults?

A Review of Research on the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

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Author: Alan Carr

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134054572

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

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What Works with Children, Adolescents, and Adults? provides an up-to-date review of research on the effectiveness of psychotherapy and psychological interventions with children, adolescents, adults, people in later life, and people with intellectual and pervasive developmental disabilities. Drawing on recent meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and key research studies in psychotherapy, this volume presents evidence for: the overall effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of psychotherapy the contribution of common factors to the outcome of successful psychotherapy the effectiveness of specific psychotherapy protocols for particular problems. This comprehensive, user-friendly guide will inform clinical practice, service development and policy. It will be invaluable to psychotherapists, service managers, policymakers, and researchers. What Works with Children, Adolescents, and Adults? offers a review of the evidence base for three Handbooks published by Routledge: The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology (Carr, 2006), The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology (Carr & McNulty, 2006), and The Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice (O’Reilly, Carr, Walsh, & McEvoy, 2007).

Professional Development

What Works

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Author: Sally J. Zepeda

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317925998

Category: Education

Page: 352

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This top-selling book will serve as the compass and road map to your school’s professional development journey. A comprehensive and authoritative resource you will go to again and again, this book helps guide principals, directors of professional development, school/district committees, and other leaders in creating an effective professional development program that moves ideas from knowledge to action. Topics include: Learning Communities Job-Embedded Learning Coaching Teacher Study Groups Critical Friends Lesson Study Portfolios And more! Additionally, this book features helpful case studies, useful forms and templates, sample agendas, and other invaluable resources for professional development. The second edition contains the following enhancements: Expanded coverage of job-embedded learning, which is a cost-effective way for administrators to enhance professional development with their staff More information on the theoretical grounding of professional development with applications that can be readily adapted for use in schools Updated references and figures to reflect newly published literature on the topics covered User-friendly tabs, so you can find and return to your favorite sections time after time

What Works

Research about Teaching and Learning

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Author: United States. Department of Education

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 86

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What Works

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Author: Robert Cornish,Wil Seabrook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118391691

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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Providing applicable and relevant information, this book offers advice to help business owners overcome such challenges as finding the right audience, avoiding financial catastrophes and distilling the deals that don't fully align with goals, purposes and policies.

Screening in Disease Prevention

What Works?

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Author: Walter Werner Holland,Susie Stewart

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 9781857757705

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 168

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Screening for disease has become a widely accepted concept in health care. "Screening in Disease Prevention" takes a critical look at the practice of screening throughout the various stages of life. The book highlights three current challenges: the increasing consumer, media and commercial focus on health in general and screening in particular; providing accurate and understandable information; and tackling the continuing variation in the uptake of screening between different areas of the country and different socio-economic groups. "Screening in Disease Prevention" is important reading for public health professionals, particularly those involved in screening programmes. Policy makers and shapers, medical researchers, pressure groups and support organisations for people with screenable conditions will also find it a valuable reference.

What Works in Corrections

Reducing the Criminal Activities of Offenders and Deliquents

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Author: Doris Layton MacKenzie

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139451472

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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What Works in Corrections, first published in 2006, examines the impact of correctional interventions, management policies, treatment and rehabilitation programs on the recidivism of offenders and delinquents. The book reviews different strategies for reducing recidivism and describes how the evidence for effectiveness is assessed. Thousands of studies were examined in order to identify those of sufficient scientific rigor to enable conclusions to be drawn about the impact of various interventions, policies and programs on recidivism. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses were performed to further examine these results. This book assesses the relative effectiveness of rehabilitation programs (e.g., education, life skills, employment, cognitive behavioral), treatment for different types of offenders (e.g. sex offenders, batterers, juveniles), management and treatment of drug-involved offenders (e.g., drug courts, therapeutic communities, outpatient drug treatment) and punishment, control and surveillance interventions (boot camps, intensive supervision, electronic monitoring). Through her extensive research, MacKenzie illustrates which of these programs are most effective and why.

What Works In Inclusion?

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Author: Boyle, Chris,Topping, Keith

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335244696

Category: Education

Page: 213

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This book aims to highlight outstanding examples of inclusion, focusing on the realistic aspect of practising inclusive education.

The Online Class

'What Works'

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Author: Erlan Burk

Publisher: Online Class: What Works

ISBN: 0979479304

Category:

Page: N.A

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What Works in Girls' Education

Evidence and Policies from the Developing World

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Author: Barbara Herz,Barbara Knapp Herz,Gene B. Sperling

Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations

ISBN: 9780876093443

Category: Education

Page: 103

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"What Works in Girls Education" summarizes the extensive body of research on the state of girls education in the developing world today; the impact of educating girls on families, economies, and nations; and the most promising approaches to increasing girls enrollment and educational quality.

What Works: Success in Stressful Times

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Author: Hamish McRae

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007358229

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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A lively, engaging and counterintuitive exploration of success stories from across the globe, and what Michelle Obama referred to as ‘the flimsy difference between success and failure’.