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Working Papers, Bibliographies and Reviews

As a result of the desk research for the IA study, completed March 2019 the following resources are now available:

Impact Assessment Working Papers: analysis of impact assessments based on impact assessments and descriptive resources (2013 - 2018) selected from the total resource discovery within this research.
Online view of Working Paper with option to download from the table below.

Bibliographies of the complete research Resource Discovery: includes reference to both the impact assessment (IA's) and descriptive resources - a total of over 2,130 items.
Direct download from the table below.

Published Reviews: being current reviews of impact assessment (2013 -2018) already in existence. Additional analyses will not be undertaken by NIDA.

*Analysis dependent on identification of interested research partners and/or funding.

Impact Assessment Working Papers Bibliographies of Complete Resource Discovery Published Reviews
Group 1: Events, Meetings, Performances
1. Exhibitions (See reviews) Download Exhibitions as learning environments: a review of empirical research on students’ science learning at Natural History Museums, Science Museums and Science Centres Museums and science centres for health: from scientific literacy to health promotion
2. Expo* Download
3. Festivals(Working Paper) Download
4. Movies (See Review) Download Literature review: Use of commercial films as a teaching resource for health sciences students
5. Picnics* Download
6. Science Fairs(Working Paper) Download
7. Seminars* Download
8. Talks* Download
9. TED Talks* Download
10. Theatre(Working Paper) Download
11. Workshops(Working Paper) Download
Group 2: Education and training - including online
12. Colloquia(Under discussion) Download
13. Courses(Under discussion) Download
14. Curricula (Under discussion)(See review) Download Classroom dialogue: a systematic review across four decades of research Promoting science and technology in primary education: a review of integrated curricula
15. E-learning (See reviews) Download A Global Model for Effective Use and Evaluation of E-Learning in Health E‐learning for health professionals E-learning & information communication technology (ICT) in nursing education: A review of the literature E-Learning in Postsecondary Education Evaluation of use of e-Learning in undergraduate radiology education: A review Impact of e-learning on nurses’ and student nurses knowledge, skills, and satisfaction: A systematic review and meta-analysis Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Nursing Care: Results of an Overview of Systematic Reviews Learning outcome achievement in non-traditional (virtual and remote) versus traditional (hands-on) laboratories: A review of the empirical research The Effectiveness of Blended Learning in Health Professions: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Using e-learning for student sustainability literacy: framework and review
16. Webinars (See reviews) Download MOOCs and Library and Information Science Domain: A Review of Selected Literature
Group 3: Traditional publishing and journalism - print and broadcast
17. Animations(See review) Download A narrative literature review of games, animations and simulations to teach research methods and statistics
18. Books* Download
19. Brochures* Download
20. Cartoons(See reviews) Download Concept Cartoons: What Have We Learnt? Effectiveness of using picture-based health education for people with low health literacy: An integrative review
21. Comics(See reviews) Download An Overview of Comic Books as an Educational Tool and Implications for Pharmacy The potential of comics in science communication
22. Games(See reviews) Download A narrative literature review of games, animations and simulations to teach research methods and statistics A systematic literature review on serious games evaluation: An application to software project management Digital Games, Design, and Learning: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Digital games for nutrition and healthy eating: A systematic review Game-Based Learning in Science Education: A Review of Relevant Research Gameplay Engagement and Learning in Game-Based Learning: A Systematic Review Games and Diabetes: A Review Investigating Theoretical Frameworks, Evaluation Methodologies, and Opportunities for Design Grounded in Learning Theories Game Design and Homemade Powerpoint Games: An Examination of the Justifications and a Review of the Research Gaming science: the “Gamification” of scientific thinking Measuring Effectiveness in Digital Game-Based Learning: A Methodological Review Promoting Children's Health with Digital Games: A Review of Reviews Systematic Literature Review of Games-based Learning Empirical Evidence in Primary Education The effects of on-line math games and e-books use on elementary student achievement The use of serious games in science education: a review of selected empirical research from 2002 to 2013
23. Graphics* Download
24. Posters(See review) Download What is the evidence that poster presentations are effective in promoting knowledge transfer? A state of the art review
25. Publications To be allocated
26. Radio* Download
27. Reports* Download
28. Television(See reviews) Download Mapping research on health topics presented in prime-time TV dramas in “developed” countries: A literature review Television as a source of information on health and illness – review of benefits and problems
29. Videos(Working Paper) Download Assessing the Impact of Educational Video on Student Engagement, Critical Thinking and Learning: The Current State of Play (White Paper) Use of videos to support teaching and learning of clinical skills in nursing education: A review
Group 4: Activities and services
30. Competitions* Download
31. Experiments(See review) Download Learning outcome achievement in non-traditional (virtual and remote) versus traditional (hands-on) laboratories: A review of the empirical research
32. Makerspaces (Working Paper) Download Learning through Making and Maker Education Makerspaces. Highlights of selected literature Makerspaces in the Early Years. A literature review Making and Tinkering: A Review of the Literature
33. Mobile Classrooms* Download
34. Mobile Laboratories* Download
Group 5: Online interactions
35. Blogs(See review) Download Using Blogs as a Qualitative Health Research Tool: A Scoping Review
36. e-Books* Download
37. e-Zines* Download
38. Mobile apps(See reviews) Download Applications of Smartphone-Based Sensors in Agriculture: A Systematic Review of Research Can Mobile Phone Apps Influence People’s Health Behavior Change? An Evidence Review Dietary mobile apps and their effect on nutritional indicators in chronic renal disease: A systematic review Effectiveness of Mobile Apps for Smoking Cessation: A Review Evaluating mobile phone applications for health behaviour change: A systematic review Functionality, Implementation, Impact, and the Role of Health Literacy in Mobile Phone Apps for Gestational Diabetes: Scoping Review Health literacy and internet- and mobile app-based health services: A systematic review of the literature iPads in higher education-Hype and hope Mental Health Mobile Apps for Preadolescents and Adolescents: A Systematic Review Mental Health Smartphone Apps: Review and Evidence-Based Recommendations for Future Developments Mobile apps for science learning: Review of research Mobiles For Reading: A Landscape Research Review Mobile Phone Apps for Preventing Cancer Through Educational and Behavioral Interventions: State of the Art and Remaining Challenges Patient-Facing Mobile Apps to Treat High-Need, High-Cost Populations: A Scoping Review The mobile revolution--using smartphone apps to prevent cardiovascular disease Use of Mobile Devices to Access Resources Among Health Professions Students: A Systematic Review Using Mobile Apps to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle Among Adolescents and Students: A Review of the Theoretical Basis and Lessons Learned What do we know about mobile applications for diabetes self-management? A review of reviews Youth Mental Health Interventions via Mobile Phones: A Scoping Review
39. Podcasts*(See reviews) Download How could an effective podcast about alcohol use be designed and evaluated? A review of the literature Methods of Investigating the Use of Podcasting in Higher Education: A Review of Recent Studies
40. Social Media(See reviews) Download A New Dimension of Health Care: Systematic Review of the Uses, Benefits, and Limitations of Social Media for Health Communication Health outcomes and related effects of using social media in chronic disease management: A literature review and analysis of affordances Interactive social media interventions to promote health equity: an overview of reviews Is Facebook still a suitable technology-enhanced learning environment? An updated critical review of the literature from 2012 to 2015 Social Media and HIV:A Systematic Review of Uses of Social Media in HIV Communication Social media use among patients and caregivers: a scoping review Users, Uses, and Effects of Social Media in Dietetic Practice: Scoping Review of the Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence
41. Websites* Download
42. Wikis(See reviews) Download Evaluating the impact of wikis on student learning outcomes: an integrative review Wikis and Collaborative Writing Applications in Health Care: A Scoping Review
Group 6: Multiliteracies/Multimodalities
43. Multiliteracy Download
44. Multimodality Download
43 & 44 Composite approach analysis(Working Paper)
Group 7: Citizen science
45. Citizen Science(Under discussion) Download A Role for Nature-Based Citizen Science in Promoting Individual and Collective Climate Change Action? A Systematic Review of Learning Outcomes The impact of Citizen Science activities on participant behaviour and attitude

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