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Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, June 2021
Other

This document includes descriptions of the types of resources found in the Research Connections collection. Italicized types are no longer used, but may appear in older records. For more information, email ResearchConnections@icf.com. (author…

Herrick Fritz, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This tip sheet outlines ten possible ways for readers to attempt to retrieve free full-text copies of publications found in the Research Connections online library when the Full Text Options button doesn't appear on the record.
Bavaro Sandra, February, 2020
Bibliographies
This bibliography lists resources in the Research Connections collection related to the National Survey of Early Care and Education and is intended as a reference tool for researchers and policymakers. It is divided into sections: data sets; user…
Datta A. Rupa, Whitebook Marcy, Edwards Bethany, Greenberg Erica, 2020
Multimedia
This 45-minute webinar features two guest research teams. Marcy Whitebook and Bethany Edwards from The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) at the University of California, Berkeley present findings from "California's ECE Workforce…
Johnson Nina, April, 2020
Bibliographies
This bibliography lists a sample of resources in the Child Care and Early Education Research Connections collection that are related to the response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This document is divided into sections by topic area. The…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2020
Other
This table includes a sample of resources from the Research Connections library on CCEEPRC 2020 Virtual Event Series topic areas. The table also includes links to additional resources within the Research Connections collection. (author abstract)
Smith Sheila, Lawrence Sharmila, March, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Identifying features of early care and education (ECE) settings that positively affect children's early learning and development is a critical challenge for the field. Most research related to this challenge has focused on structural features of ECE…
West Jerry, March, 2019
Methods
This document provides basic information about the study designs, data collection and analytic methods commonly used in early child care policy and other social science research. It is intended to give users a general orientation to research designs…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, West Jerry, March, 2019
Methods
The research glossary defines terms used in conducting social science and policy research, for example those describing methods, measurements, statistical procedures, and other aspects of research. (author abstract)
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
Many states with preschool programs, as well as other interested organizations and individuals, have undertaken research and evaluation efforts to improve their understanding of state preschool program implementation, results, and impacts. A 2004…
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
A quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) is a method used by states and local jurisdictions to assess the level of quality of child care and early education programs, improve quality, and convey quality ratings to parents and other consumers.…
Ferguson Daniel, January, 2018
Bibliographies
This Research-to-Policy Resource List provides a comprehensive list of city universal preschool initiative evaluations and research in the Research Connections collection. To count as universal, a city's program must aim to eventually provide…
Lawrence Sharmila, April, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This resource list includes research on the effects of e-books on emergent literacy in early childhood settings from 2010 to the present. The focus of this resource list is on the use of e-books in early childhood settings, some of the literature…
Ferguson Daniel, May, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This Research-to-Policy Resource List compiles empirical research on American LGBT families' experiences with ECE and providers' experiences and preparation for working with LGBT families. The three reviews that begin the list summarize the research…
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
This bibliography offers a comprehensive list of published research on the size and characteristics of the early care and education workforce. To be included, a publication: 1) must describe features of the early care and education workforce, such…