Single-Case Design Institute Reading List


Required Web-Based Modules (available at

  • Logic and Foundations of Single-Case Research Design (Kratochwill)
  • Establishing baselines in Single-Case Research (Machalicek)
  • Overview of Basic Single-Case Research Designs (Machalicek)
  • Basic visual analysis of single-case designs (Rob Horner)


  • Barton, E. E. & Reichow, B. (2012). Guidelines for graphing data with Microsoft PowerPoint for Office 2007. Journal of Early Intervention, 34, 129-150.
  • Ferron, J., & Jones, P. K. (2006). Tests for the visual analysis of response-guided multiple-baseline data. Journal of Experimental Education, 75, 66-81.
  • Horner, R.H., Swaminathan, H., Sugai, G., & Smolkowski, K. (2012). Considerations for the systematic analysis and use of single-case research. Education and Treatment of Children, 35(2), 269-290.
  • Koehler, M. J., & Levin, J. R. (1998). Regulated randomization: A potentially sharper analytical tool for the multiple-baseline design. Psychological Methods, 3, 206-217.
  • Lane, J.D., & Gast, D.L. (2014). Visual analysis in single case experimental design studies: Brief review and guidelines. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 24, 445-463.
  • Ninci, J., Vannest, K.J., Willson, V., & Zhang, N. (2015). Interrater agreement between visual analysts of single-case data: A meta-analysis. Behavior Modification, 39(4), 510-541.
  • Rindskopf, D. M., & Ferron, J. M. (2014). Using multilevel models to analyze single-case design data. In T.R. Kratochwill & J. R. Levin (Eds.), Single-case intervention research: Methodological and statistical advances (pp. 221-246). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Shadish, W. R., Hedges, L. V., & Pustejovsky, J. E. (2014). Analysis and meta-analysis of single-case designs with a standardized mean difference statistic: A primer and applications. Journal of School Psychology, 52, 123-147.
  • Wolery, M., Busick, M., Reichow, B., & Barton, E. (2010). Comparison of overlap methods for quantitatively synthesizing single-subject data. Journal of Special Education, 44, 18-28.

Additional Resources

  • Barlow, D. H., Nock, M. K., & Hersen, M. (2009). Single-case experimental designs: Strategies for studying behavior change (3rd Ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Evans, J.J., Gast, D. L., Perdices, M., & Manolov, R. (2015). Single-case experimental designs: Introduction to a special issue of neuropsychological rehabilitation. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: An International Journal, 24: 3-4, 305-314, DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2014.903198
  • Gast, D. L., & Ledford, J. R. (2014). Single case research methodology. New York: Routledge.
  • Kazdin, A. E. (2011). Single-case research designs: Methods for clinical and applied settings. New York:Oxford.
  • Kratochwill, T. R., & Levin, J. R. (Eds.) (2014). Single-case intervention research: Methodological and statistical advances. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Shadish, W. R. (2014). Analysis and meta-analysis of single-case designs: An introduction. Journal of School Psychology, 52, 109-122.