Methods in a Minute Video Series

Results from research and technical assistance has the potential to change lives, and the methods behind these projects is crucial to ensuring sound findings. Adhering to social science best practices and engaging in cutting-edge research methods gives us confidence that our work is as accurate and replicable as possible.

In our Methods in a Minute video series, we explore some of the key methods our researchers and technical assistance experts use, pulling back the curtain to help you understand why we do what we do. Each video is under two minutes, and you’ll learn what the method is designed to do, the types of questions it is best suited to answer, and how it works in practice.



Systematic Review




Social Network Analysis


Longitudinal Studies


Randomized Controlled Trials


Communities of Practice