What We Do

We offer advanced research, evaluation, and development expertise for socioculturally and analytically complex problems in education, health, and the social sciences.

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Capacity Building

Capacity building for future efforts using open-source software and tools.

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Data Analysis

Analysis of multi-level or other complex data structures.

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Data Management

Development of complex large-scale data management systems for client projects.

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Grant Preparation

Grant preparation and writing for research and/or development projects in education and health.

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Measure Development & Analysis

Assistance with development and analysis of measures, including scales, tests, and survey instruments.

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Methodological Advice

Methodological advice for and/or conduct of quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods studies.

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Project Design & Monitoring

Design and monitoring of development and intervention-related projects.

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Project Evaluation & Intervention

Formative and summative evaluations of projects and interventions.

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Reciprocal Change Studies

Studying reciprocal change between individuals and social contexts associated with a project.

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Research Syntheses

Systematic syntheses of multiple studies on a particular topic or problem.

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Stakeholder Assistance

Assistance to stakeholders in contextualizing evidence in particular settings.

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Tool Development

Development of tools and knowledge bases in support of evidence- based practices.

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Training

Specialized methodological training for clients and project stakeholders.

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Validity Studies

Validity studies for novel measure development.

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Workshops

Workshops that better prepare stakeholders to use research results in policy and practice.

Specialized Expertise
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Classical test theory and item response theory

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Design and analysis of large-scale longitudinal data

Ethnographic analysis

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Experimental and quasi-experimental research designs

Focus groups

Generalizable case studies

Item analysis

Linear mixed-effects modeling

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Meta-analysis and systematic reviews

Mixed methods project monitoring and evaluation

Mobile platform-based surveys

Multivariate analyses

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Narrative analysis

Participatory action research

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Survey design

Tracer studies