Thesis / Dissertation

Describing teacher and school engagement with a professional learning intervention: A mixed-methods study

Beth Louise Shingles, Jon Quach (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

The use of school-based randomised controlled trials (RCTs) testing the effectiveness of learning/educational interventions has increased significantly over the last ten years. It is well recognised that implementation and process evaluations (IPE) alongside RCTs play a crucial complementary role by enhancing contextual understanding of trial outcomes and capturing educator experiences otherwise absent from RCT results. This explanatory sequential mixed-methods study describes how teachers and schools in the Classroom Promotion of Oral Language (CPOL) RCT engaged with a two-year professional learning (PL) intervention. Drawing on Berkel and colleagues’ (2011) integrated theoretical model of..

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