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Title Tier 3 of the RTI model : problem solving through a case study approach / Sawyer Hunley, Kathy McNamara
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 229 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction to RTI and the case study model. Context and history ; The response to intervention process ; The case study model and prereferral intervention -- 2. Assessment principles and practices. Assessment methods ; Assessment at tier 1 ; Assessment at tier 2 ; Assessing behavior -- 3. Facilitating response to intervention in schools. School psychologist as systems change agent ; Evaluating the system ; Goal setting ; RTI implementation -- 4. Problem identification. Tier 1 ; Tier 2 ; Tier 3 ; Behavioral definition of the problem ; Problem certification : establishing the severity of the discrepancy between actual and expected performance ; Formulating intervention goals ; Planning data-collection activities for baseline measurement and progress monitoring ; Assessment of factors related to the problem -- 5. Problem analysis. Generating hypotheses ; Primary and secondary dependent variables ; Types of hypotheses ; Intervention selection ; Hypothesis testing -- 6. Single-case design. Single-case design and hypothesis testing ; Single-case design and progress monitoring ; Choosing a single-case design -- 7. Intervention. Selecting research-based interventions ; Intervention integrity ; Linking interventions to hypotheses ; Characteristics of effective academic interventions ; Characteristics of effective behavioral interventions ; Targets of intervention -- 8. Evaluating case study outcomes. Visual analysis ; Conducting visual analyses ; Magnitude of change ; Choosing, calculating, and interpreting effect sizes ; Quality of the outcome : goal-attainment scaling ; Choosing evaluation methods and judging outcomes -- 9. Using the case study to determine special education eligibility. Disability versus eligibility determination ; Responsiveness versus resistance ; Using case study information for special education eligibility determination ; RTI and specific learning disabilities ; Decision making in eligibility determination ; Technical adequacy of decision-making practices ; Eligibility decisions -- 10. Program evaluation. Case study structure ; Case study rubric ; Case study : Morgan ; Case study : Reggie ; Evaluation of school psychology services and programs ; Case study fidelity ; Intervention integrity ; Magnitude of change ; Goal-attainment scaling
Summary Response to intervention (RTI) is a three-tiered framework that helps all students by providing targeted interventions at increasing levels of intensity. With step-by-step guidelines for Grades K-12, this resource demonstrates how to develop a specific case study for students who are struggling in the general classroom.--[book cover]
Notes "A joint publication, National Association of School Psychologists."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-224) and index
Notes English
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Subject Problem children -- Education -- United States -- Case studies
Remedial teaching -- United States -- Case studies
School failure -- United States -- Prevention -- Case studies
Behavior disorders in children -- Treatment -- United States -- Case studies
Response to intervention (Learning disabled children)
EDUCATION -- Special Education -- Learning Disabilities.
Behavior disorders in children -- Treatment.
Problem children -- Education.
Remedial teaching.
Response to intervention (Learning disabled children)
School failure -- Prevention.
United States.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Hunley, Sawyer A
McNamara, Kathy
National Association of School Psychologists
ISBN 9781452209227
Other Titles Tier three of the RTI model