By Kate Carlisle
FIRST IN a brand new SERIES!
In the beach city of Lighthouse Cove in northern California, we all know the easiest guy for the activity is basically a woman—contractor Shannon Hammer. yet whereas Shannon can do wonders with an influence drill and a bit elbow grease, she's approximately to find that a few difficulties aren't so simply fixed....
Shannon's home-renovation and service company is booming, yet her love existence wishes paintings. On a blind date with actual property agent Jerry Saxton, she has to whip out a couple of pliers to maintain Jerry from getting too palms on. Shannon is worked up to place her rotten date in the back of her, but if Jerry's chanced on lifeless in a run-down Victorian domestic that she's been employed to revive, the town's appealing new police leader suspects that her threats could have laid the root for murder.
Determined to transparent her identify, Shannon conducts her personal investigation—with the aid of her 4 top neighbors, her eccentric father, a nosy neighbor or , and a good-looking crime author who's simply moved to city. yet as they catch up with to prying out the murderer's identification, Shannon is viciously attacked. Now she'll need to nail down the truth—or turn out in everlasting foreclosure....
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The design has several positive features. , annual achievement testing) are administered, the design evaluates not only whether the immediate effects of the intervention are positive, but also whether the effects are sustainable. Second, the design can be used to evaluate intervention impacts on average achievement, but because repeated measurements are taken both before and after the intervention, the design can also be used to evaluate intervention effects not only on average achievement, but also on rates of learning.
Impacting rates of learning may have sustained effects even more important than immediate impacts, because changing how fast people learn may have more dramatic cumulative consequences over time than do the immediate impacts on learning. Latent growth curve modeling (Duncan & Duncan, 1995; Duncan, Duncan, Strycker, Li, & Anthony, 1999) evaluates these various dynamics, although this analysis is beyond the scope of the present, introductory text. Nevertheless, we can intuit the potential richness of data yielded by such designs.
The mechanisms of random assignment simply do not work well when sample size is very small. Only experimental designs allow us to make definitive statements about causality, although other research designs may suggest the possibilities of causal effects (see Odom, Brantlinger, Gersten, Horner, & Thompson, 2005; Thompson, Diamond, McWilliam, Snyder, & Snyder, 2005). Recent movements to emphasize evidence-based practice in medicine (Sackett, Straus, Richardson, Rosenberg, & Haynes, 2000), psychology (Chambless, 1998), and education (cf.