Published Research

RTI Press

The RTI Press extends the reach of our knowledge, innovations, and research findings across the social, life, and engineering sciences.

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Early Grade Reading

Edited by Amber Gove, PhD, and Anna Wetterberg, PhD, this book examines how early reading assessments have been used to improve student learning around the world.

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Forensic Science

Jeri Ropero-Miller, PhD, and others examine central issues within forensic sciences, providing perspective on current debates and exploring current and proposed research initiatives.

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Shale Gas

Vikram Rao addresses the issues surrounding shale gas in a balanced fashion. Tailored for a nontechnical audience, the book culminates in suggestions for research and guidance for policy making.

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Alberta Oil Sands

Three RTI experts contributed to a book on the effects of industrial development on Canada’s oil sands, the third largest reserves of developable oil in the world.

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Social Marketing

Edited by Craig Lefebvre, PhD, this series highlights how social marketing stands apart from other approaches to health and safety promotion, disease prevention, and environmental sustainability.

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Health Information

In this book, Linda Dimitropoulos, PhD, and others discuss the rapid increase in electronic medical records and potential impacts on patient privacy.

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Each year, our researchers author or co-author more than 600 journal articles, reports, conference proceedings, books, chapters, and other publications. The RTI Press extends the reach of our research and technical expertise by publishing books, monographs, research and policy briefs, and other documents across the social, life, and engineering sciences.



Publications in the News

As would be expected, consistent health insurance coverage is critical to receiving appropriate preventive health care.  A new report by researchers at RTI International found that the Affordable Care Act will have a greater impact if gaps in insurance coverage are prevented. 


Many employers are still unfamiliar with massive open online courses, called MOOCs, but once they learned about them, they generally viewed them positively for recruiting, hiring and training employees, according to a new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International.

The study, funded by the Gates Foundation, is the first to evaluate employers’ knowledge, experience and attitudes toward MOOCs. 


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