RAND: Rita Karam2014-09-04T02:57:47ZCopyright (c) 2014, The RAND CorporationRAND Corporationhttp://www.rand.org/about/people/k/karam_rita.htmlEffectiveness of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I at Scalehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP50410.html2014-06-01T09:00:00Z2014-06-01T09:00:00ZThis article examines the effectiveness of a technology-based algebra curriculum in a wide variety of middle schools and high schools in seven states.Addendum to Effectiveness of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I at Scalehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1050.html2014-05-30T06:15:00Z2014-05-30T06:15:00ZPresents alternative analyses of data from large-scale effectiveness studies of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I in middle schools and high schools.Does an Algebra Course with Tutoring Software Improve Student Learning?http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9746.html2013-11-18T08:00:00Z2013-11-18T08:00:00ZExamines whether the Cognitive Tutor Algebra I (CTAI) algebra curriculum, which includes tutoring software, is effective in improving the math test scores of middle and high school students, relative to traditional algebra instruction.Sexual Stigma, Psychological Well-Being and Social Engagement Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Beirut, Lebanonhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP51467.html2013-06-01T09:00:00Z2013-06-01T09:00:00ZFindings suggest that effective coping with both internal and external sexual stigma is central to the psychological well-being and social engagement of men who have sex with men in Beirut, much as has been found in Western gay communities.Effectiveness of Cognitive Tutor Algebra I at Scalehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR984.html2013-03-06T05:00:00Z2013-03-06T05:00:00ZExamines the effectiveness of a technology-based algebra curriculum in a wide variety of middle schools and high schools in seven states.Analysis of Costs in an Algebra I Curriculum Effectiveness Studyhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/TR1171-1.html2012-07-12T06:00:00Z2012-07-12T06:00:00ZExamines the costs of implementing Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor Algebra I curriculum and comparison algebra I curricula (published by Prentice Hall, Glencoe, and McDougal Littell).Transforming Indonesia's Centralized Education System to School-Based Managementhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9671.html2012-06-05T10:15:00Z2012-06-05T10:15:00ZThis study provides a quantitative and qualitative status report on the implementation of school-based management (SBM) in Indonesia, identifies factors associated with the successful practices of SBM, and assesses SBM effects on student achievement.Implementation of School-Based Management in Indonesiahttp://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG1229.html2012-05-29T04:45:00Z2012-05-29T04:45:00ZThis study provides a quantitative and qualitative status report on the implementation of school-based management (SBM) in Indonesia, identifies factors associated with the successful practices of SBM, and assesses SBM effects on student achievement.Analysis of Costs in an Algebra I Curriculum Effectiveness Studyhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/TR1171.html2012-04-30T09:30:00Z2012-04-30T09:30:00ZExamines the costs of implementing Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor Algebra I curriculum and comparison algebra I curricula published by Prentice Hall, Glencoe, and McDougal Littell.How Curriculum and Classroom Achievement Predict Teacher Time on Lecture- and Inquiry-Based Mathematics Activitieshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP51598.html2012-01-01T09:00:00Z2012-01-01T09:00:00ZThis study drew on data from a large, randomized trial of Cognitive Tutor Algebra (CTA) in high-poverty settings to investigate how mathematics curricula and classroom achievement related to teacher reports of time spent on inquiry-based and lecture-based mathematics activities.Continuing Challenges and Potential for Collaborative Approaches to Education Reformhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG1051.html2011-03-03T06:00:00Z2011-03-03T06:00:00ZThe Collaborating for Education Reform Initiative (CERI) provided grantees with funds, guidance, and technical assistance to develop collaboratives and carry out activities to improve teaching and learning.Promoting Quality and Variety Through the Public Financing of Privately Operated Schools in Qatarhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP201000140.html2009-12-31T21:00:00Z2009-12-31T21:00:00ZQatar began establishing publicly funded, privately operated "independent schools" in parallel with the existing Ministry of Education system in 2002.Qatar's K-12 Education Reform Has Achieved Success in Its Early Yearshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9455.html2009-08-25T13:15:00Z2009-08-25T13:15:00ZDescribes RAND's evaluation of the progress made in the first years of Qatar's K-12 education reform.
Qatar's K-12 Education Reform Has Achieved Success in Its Early Years (Arabic version)http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9455z1.html2009-08-25T13:15:00Z2009-08-25T13:15:00ZDescribes RAND's evaluation of the progress made in the first years of Qatar's K-12 education reform.
Implementation of the K-12 Education Reform in Qatar's Schoolshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG880.html2009-08-25T07:40:00Z2009-08-25T07:40:00ZRAND's analysis of the early years of Qatar's system-wide K-12 education reform finds that students in new, Independent schools perform better than those in Ministry schools, but most are still not meeting the new, higher curriculum standards.Evaluating Comprehensive School Reform Models at Scale: Focus on Implementationhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG546.html2006-11-07T16:15:00Z2006-11-07T16:15:00ZDescribes and applies a methodology for quantitatively measuring a school's level of comprehensive reform, and summarizes results.Comprehensive School Reform: The Implementation Gaphttp://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9221.html2006-11-03T08:58:00Z2006-11-03T08:58:00ZThis research brief explains that at the current level of implementation, comprehensive school reform can be expected to have little effect on student achievement.Assessing The Implementation Of Comprehensive School Reform Modelshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR162.html2004-10-20T16:09:00Z2004-10-20T16:09:00Z