Welcome to SERA!
The Special Education Research Accelerator (SERA) is a platform for conducting crowdsourced studies related to special education.
The long-term vision for SERA is to develop a validated infrastructure, procedures, and affiliated network of special education researchers to conduct high-quality, large-scale, and open replication studies with diverse samples to address critical questions in the field.
The SERA infrastructure is built around prospectively designed dataflow and workflows to allow for reproducibility. Our online data portal provides comprehensive access to resources for our research partners.
SERA is a platform for conducting crowdsourced studies related to special education, in which data are collected across multiple research sites by multiple research partners.
Sheila Conway, Ph.D is an Associate Professor of Practice in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education.
Kimberley Davis, Ph.D is an Associate Professor of Special Education and Interim Department Chair at Arkansas State University.
This work introduces the Causal Replication Framework (CRF), which defines replication as a research design that tests whether two or more studies produce…