Single-case Design

A researcher studies how an intervention works for one particular child or a small group of children.  

This study requires IRB approval.

Faculty who could oversee this kind of project:
Laura Kelly, Cara Djonko-Moore

Research example:
The researchers compared two math interventions to see which produced the greatest gains for second graders’ computational skills.

Dennis, M. S., Sorrells, A. M., & Falcomata, T. S. (2016). Effects of two interventions on solving basic fact problems by second graders with mathematics learning disabilities. Learning Disability Quarterly, 39(2), 95–112.