a study that is conducted to assess feasibility of an intervention often leading to a larger-scaled study. It is an important step in the process of translational research.
- A study for the purpose of showing promise of an intervention being implemented in an authentic education setting (Adapted from: IES Request for Application, 2016)
- A fundamental phase of the research process designed for the purpose of examining feasibility of an intervention to be used in a larger study (Leon, Davis, & Kraemer, 2011).
- One of several phases in translational research
- Purpose: To show promise and feasibility