Regional Educational Laboratory Program Implementation Research and Planning Citations

The following citations were compiled by the Northeast & Islands Regional Educational Laboratory Program for a workshop on An Overview of Implementation Research and Planning.

Reports Citation:

Ager, A., & O’May, F. (2001). Issues in the definition and implementation of “best practices” for staff delivery of interventions for challenging behaviour. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 26(3), 243–256.

Fixsen, D. L., Naoom, S. F., Blase, K. A., Friedman, R. M., & Wallace, F. (2005). Implementation research: A synthesis of the literature. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louise de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, National Implementation Research Network. Retrieved from

Greenhalgh, T., Robert, G., Macfarlane, F., Bate, P., Kyriakidou, O., & Peacock, R. (2005). Storylines of research in diffusion of innovation: A meta-narrative approach to systematic review. Social Science and Medicine, 61(2), 417–430.

Joyce, B., & Showers, B. (2002). Student achievement through staff development (3rd ed.). Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Nutt, P. C. (2002). Making strategic choices. Journal of Management Studies, 39: 67–96.

Rogers, R. W., Wellins, R. S., & Conner, D. R. (2002). The power of realization. Pittsburgh: Development Dimensions International, Inc. Retrieved November 18, 2011, from