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Type of Document Dissertation
Author Darrow, Catherine Lucie
URN etd-08022010-100919
Title Making sense of preschool research: a multi-paper dissertation on the implementation and effectiveness of preschool curriculum interventions
Degree PhD
Department Learning, Teaching and Diversity
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
David K. Dickinson Committee Chair
Carin Neitzel Committee Member
Dale C. Farran Committee Member
David Cordray Committee Member
  • fidelity of implementation
  • Pre-kindergarten
  • early childhood education
Date of Defense 2010-07-20
Availability unrestricted
The following multi-paper dissertation addresses issues of effectiveness and implementation inherent in preschool curriculum interventions. This document consists of an overview of challenges faced by educational researchers and issues addressed by the three separate papers that follow. These papers include: (1) a meta-analysis examining the effectiveness of preschool curriculum interventions; (2) an analysis of fidelity instruments used in preschool studies; and (3) a report illustrating the development and use of fidelity and quality measures.
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