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Quality research, quality results: A selection of studies

Assessing What Matters: Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) Writing Tasks as Measures of Student Learning

Palo Alto: SCALE/Stanford University Graduate School of Education. July 2015
By Ruth Chung Wei, Ph.D and Kenneth Cor, Ph.D.

The Implementation and Effects of the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC): Early Findings in Sixth-Grade Advanced Reading Courses

Los Angeles: CRESST/University of California. July 2015
By Joan L. Herman, Scott Epstein, Seth Leon, Yunyun Dai, Deborah La Torre Matrundola, Sarah Reber, and Kilchan Choi

RFA Brief #1: LDC’s Influence on Teaching and Learning

Philadelphia: Feb 2015
By Research for Action

Using Common Assignments to Strengthen Teaching and Learning: Research on the 1st Year of Implementation

Executive Study
By Research for Action (September 2014)

RFA Brief #2: Conditions Related to Strong Integration and Growth of LDC

Philadelphia: June 2014
By Research for Action

Supporting Middle School Content Teachers Transition to the Common Core: The Implementation and Effects of LDC

California: Center on Research, Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing, 2014
By Joan Herman and Scott Epstein

Literacy Design Collaborative—Module Jurying: Innovating for High Quality Design

California: Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equality. May 2014
By Ruth Chung Wei

Literacy Design Collaborative and Mathematics Design Collaborative: Research Findings from RFA and CRESST

September 2013
By Research for Action & National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST),

Scale-Up and Sustainability Study of the LDC and MDC Initiatives

Philadelphia: Research for Action. September 2013
By Stephanie Levin, Ph.D., and Susan M. Poglinco, Ph.D.

The Implementation and Scale-Up of LDC and MDC Tools Executive Summary

Philadelphia: Research for Action. September 2012
By Research for Action

Brief One: LDC and MDC Theory of Action and the Landscape of Implementation

Philadelphia: Research for Action. September 2012
By Mark Duffy and Elizabeth Park

Brief Two: Robust Implementation of LDC: Teacher Perceptions of Tool Use and Outcomes

Philadelphia: Research for Action. September 2012
By Rebecca Reumann-Moore, Ph.D., and Felicia Sanders, Ph.D.

Brief Four: Conditions for Scale and Sustainability

Philadelphia: Research for Action. September 2012
By Stephanie Levin, Ph.D.; Mark Duffy; and Kelly Dever, Ph.D.

Establishing a Strong Foundation: District- and School-Level Supports for Classroom Implementation of the LDC and MDC Frameworks Executive Summary

Philadelphia: Research for Action. September 2011
By Rebecca Reumann-Moore, Ph.D.; Nancy Lawrence, Ph.D.; Felicia Sanders, Ph.D.; Jolley Bruce Christman, Ph.D.; and Mark Duffy

CCSS Literacy and Math Tools: An Interim Report on Implementation and Sustainability during the Pilot Year

Philadelphia: Research for Action. March 2011.
By Rebecca Reumann-Moore, Ph.D.; Nancy Lawrence, Ph.D.; Felicia Sanders, Ph.D.; Kate Shaw, Ph.D.; and Jolley Bruce Christman, Ph.D.

LDC and UbD: Complementary Frameworks

Revised January 6, 2013
By Jay McTighe

Designing Professional Learning

A Report on Effective Professional Learning Design
By AITSL & Learning Forward