Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

C2 Poster Sessions

Poster Session Participants

Criminal Justice Coordinating Group

Public trust in the police, Sissel Johansen, Norwegian Knowledge Center for the Health Services

Assessing the effectiveness of the Pass Program: an early intervention for at-risk middle school students, William Rowe, University of South Florida

Education Coordinating Group

A meta-analysis of historical argumentation, Ryan McCarty, University of Illinois at Chicago

The relationship between music and reading: A meta-analysis, Lesly Wade-Woolley, Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada

Teacher characteristics and conditions in charter schools vs. traditional public schools, Jennifer W. Ash, University of Arkansas

Promoting the achievement and engagement of low-income urban students through behavioral interventions: a systematic review, Jennifer Threlfall, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis

Communication enhancement for older adults with hearing impairment, Zhenggang Bai, Evidence-Based Medicine Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou China

Users Coordinating Group

Running on empty: policies and reporting practices for systematic reviews without included studies, Joanne Yaffe, College of Social Work, University of Utah

International Development Coordinating Group

Evidence-based practice in non-clinical medicine fields in China is urgent, Zhenggang Bai, Evidence-Based Medicine Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou China

The impact of public information on the electoral behaviour of citizens and the decision-making of politicians in developing countries, Annette N. Brown, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

Systematic review gap map: What we know and don’t know about HIV/AIDS intervention effectiveness, Martina Vojtkova, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

Is microfinance the solution to anything? The evidence for (and against) its contribution to poverty reduction, Marcel Korth, Centre for Anthropological Research, University of Johannesburg

Evidence gap maps – a tool for promoting evidence informed policy, Birte Snilstveit, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

The effectiveness of preschool feeding programmes to improve the health of disadvantaged young children, Elizabeth Kristjansson, School of Psychology, University of Ottawa

Introducing systematic reviews for enhanced development policies in South Africa: What key stakeholders have to say, Marcel Korth, Centre for Anthropological Research, University of Johannesburg

Challenges and solutions for systematically reviewing international development literature, Sandy Oliver, EPPI-Centre, Institute of Education, University of London

Challenges (pragmatic and methodological) in developing policy relevant evidence from a systematic review of interventions to promote reintegration and reduce harms in street connected children and young people, Esther Coren, Canterbury Christ Church University

Systematic review of food supplementation for prevention of under nutrition among children less than 2 years of age, Zohra S. Lassi, Division of Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University

Farmer Field Schools in low- and middle-income countries: a global portfolio review, Daniel Phillips, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

Social Work Coordinating Group

Effects of interventions to combat overserving, serving underage persons and alcohol-related harms/injuries: a systematic review of systematic reviews, Nanna Kurtze, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services

Reducing threats to human health in pregnancy and early childhood by mitigating arsenic exposure in food, JM Hock, The Polis Center at Indiana University & Maine Institute for Human Genetics & Health

Effect of interventions to facilitating communication between minority-language children, youth or families and public services, Sabine Wollscheid, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services

Mapping the intervention literature in military social work, David L. Albright, University of Missouri

The effects of a skill training programme for social workers to enhance the follow-up of longer-term unemployed: results from a Norwegian cluster-randomised study, Ira Malmberg-Heimonen, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway

The effect of interventions to prevent or treat depression and/or anxiety among at-risk children, youth and their families: A systematic review of reviews, Heather Menzies Munthe-Kaas, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services

Housing programs for the elderly, Sissel Johansen, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services

Social work research designs: let’s stop apologizing, Michael J. Holosko, University of Georgia School of Social Work

Mixed methods reviews: improving the transparency, and value of reviews which incorporate qualitative and quantitative evidence, Hilary Thomson, MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Methods Coordinating Group

Sufficiently stable systematic reviews, Gilbert Ramirez, West Virginia University

An application of the caliper test to identify publication bias in three high-rank german social science journals, Bernd Weiss, University of Cologne

"Extreme reviewing”: use of text-mining to reduce impractical screening workload in extremely large reviews, Ian Shemilt, Behaviour and Health Research Unit, University of Cambridge

The use of propensity score matching in the technical and vocational education and training literature: a systematic review, Janice Tripney, EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London

A Bayesian nonparametric meta-analysis model, George Karabatsos, University of Illinois-Chicago

A non-iterative extension of the multivariate random effects meta-analysis, Kepher H. Makambi, Georgetown University

Publication standards for realist syntheses and meta-narrative reviews: the RAMESES Statements, Geoff Wong, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK

Breaking the code to searching for evidence in MEDLINE using the Pearl Harvesting Information Theory, Robert Sandieson, Western University

Evaluating the reproducibility of computer searches used for systematic reviews, Paul Fehrmann, Kent State University

Addressing the issue of meta-analysis multiplicity in education, Joshua R. Polanin, Loyola University Chicago