Citation: Smith, C., Peck, S.C., Denault, A., Blazevski, J. and Akiva, T. (2010), Quality at the Point of Service: Profiles of Practice in After-School Settings. American Journal of Community Psychology, 45: 358-369. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-010-9315-z
This paper uses pattern-centered methods to increase the usefulness of information available from survey-based skill measures, with a focus on using survey-based skills measures to detect skill change over time.
This paper uses pattern centered methods to identify three different quality profiles – high, medium, and low – that characterize staff instruction in out-of-school time programs.
This paper uses pattern centered methods to describe the association between the quality of instruction available and youth’s level of mental engagement with that instruction.
Citation: Akiva, T., Pearson, L., Sugar, S. A., Peck, S. C., Smith, C., & Denault, A. (2010). Linking after-school instructional practices to youth engagement: A pattern-centered approach. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting.