VCU Libraries

Research Guides

CLED 600: Professional Orientation & Ethical Practice in Counseling

EBP Web Resources

What Works Clearinghouse
Identifies valid research studies in education. Has much useful information about what constitutes a valid study. The site is constantly being populated with new interventions, topics, and practice guides.

Of particular interest may be: College and Career Preparation; Dropout Prevention; and Student Behavior. These are linked from Topics in Education.

Part III of the Procedures and Standards Handbook identifies the evidence standards used by the clearinghouse.

Evaluating the Quality of Evidence

Articles about Articles

Systematic review and meta-analysis articles are "articles about articles." The articles you will be most interested in are the ones described in the body of the review/analysis; they are listed in the References.