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Recent Faculty Research - Compiled May 2011

A listing of recent faculty presentations, publications, grants, and proposals

Presentations
 

Note: We have been informed about the following papers authored and/or co-authored by faculty in the College of Education. In addition, a number of other recent talks co-authored with graduate students were presented.


Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (May 2011). Evaluating fiscal impacts: The example of an oil and gas severance tax. Paper presented at Regional Economic Models Seminar, “Evaluating Fiscal Impacts: the Example of an Oil and Gas Severance Tax,” Harrisburg, Pa.

Boldt, G., & Leander, K. (April 2011). Manga versus curriculum: Bodies, energies, and education for the social good. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Clariana, R. B. (April 2011). Measures of group knowledge structure convergence in an online collaborative learning environment. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Frankenberg, E. (March 2011). Suburban change and the schools: Places of integration or replicating urban inequality and segregation? Paper presented at 41st annual meeting of Urban Affairs Association, New Orleans.

Frankenberg, E. (April 2011). Understanding suburban school district transformation: A typology of suburban districts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Frankenberg, E. (April 2011). Understanding how resegregation affects schools: The teachers’ perspectives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Siegel-Hawley, G., & Frankenberg, E. (April 2011). Segregation despite state civil rights legislation: The case of charter schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Griffin, K. A. (April 2011). Voices of the “othermothers”: Reconsidering black male and female professors’ relationships with black students as a form of social exchange. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Hartman, W. (May 2011). Train wreck ahead: Financial conditions facing school districts. Paper presented at the National Education Finance Conference, Tampa, Fla.

Hartman, W. (March 2011). Leading budget decision-making through tough times. Presentation at the Meeting of Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials, Pittsburgh.

Heid, M. K. (Nov. 2010). Sharing insights from the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education: Designing Publishable Studies. National Writing Workshop for Mathematics Educators. Chia-Yi University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan.

Heid, M. K. (Nov. 2010). Critique of “The potential for developing generalization: Patterning activities through quadratic sequences” by Der-bang Wu of National Taichung University. National Writing Workshop for Mathematics Educators. Chia-Yi University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan.

Heid, M. K. (Nov. 2010). Critique of “A study of using robot as a learning tool to create a constructive academic activity to enhance mathematics learning” by Ching-Hua Chien, Ya-Ping Chen, and Kuo-Ping Yeh of Graduate Institute of Mathematics and Science Education, National Pintung University of Education. National Writing Workshop for Mathematics Educators. Chia-Yi University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan.

Heid, M. K. (Nov. 2010). Critique of “How did Tom solve non-routine problems? The role of visual representations” by Shiang-tung Liu and Jung-chih Chen. National Writing Workshop for Mathematics Educators. Chia-Yi University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan.

Heid, M. K. (Nov. 2010). Critique of “Exemplifying mathematics teachers’ profound understanding of fundamental mathematics and horizon content knowledge” by Fui-Due Tee and Chien Chin of National Taiwan Normal University. National Writing Workshop for Mathematics Educators. Chia-Yi University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan.

Heid, M. K., Karunakaran, S., Kinol, D., & Grady, M. (April 2011). Factors influencing the role of mathematical processes in a beginning secondary teacher's classroom teaching. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Heid, M. K., & Wilson, P. (March 2011). A framework for mathematical knowledge for teaching at the secondary level. National Conference on Knowledge of Mathematics for Teaching at the Secondary Level. Sponsored by the Educational Development Center and Institute for Mathematics and Education. Tucson, Ariz.

Cohen, L., & Johnson, J. (April 2011) Post-foundational theories: A review of critical literature on play and play research from Bakhtin's concepts of chronotope. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Lindsay, B. (Feb. 2011). Origins, development, and research for universities and global diversity. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Conference.

Lindsay, B. (April 2011). Critical conceptual and policy matters in comparative and international higher education. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Lindsay, B. (April 2011). Domestic and global engagement in the post-Katrina era. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Mason, L.H., Datchuk, S., Kubina, R., & Kostewicz, D. (April 2011). Quick writing for middle school students who struggle with writing: A regression discontinuity study. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Mitra, D. (April 2011). Prioritizing student voice: Integrating youth participatory action research into schools and classrooms. Discussant at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Mitra, D., Milhomme, M., Serriere, S., & Stoicovy, D. (April 2011). The role of leaders in enabling civic engagement in schools. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Mitra, D., Serriere, S., Milhomme, M., & Stoicovy, D. (April 2011). Scaffolding student voice experiences in schools. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Morgan, P., et al. (April 2011). Early risk factors for later mathematics difficulties. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Morgan, P., et al. (April 2011). Initial and over time effects of fluency interventions for students with or at-risk for disabilities. Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New Orleans.

Powell, K. (April 2011). Performing democracy with university students: The Deleuzian unfolding of Augusto Boal's Image Theater. Paper presented as part of a roundtable at the American Education Research Association, New Orleans.

Powell, K., & LaJevic, L. (April 2011). Teaching in places: Embodying local knowledge, community and emergent curriculum in pre-service art education. Paper presented as part of a panel at the American Education Research Association, New Orleans.

Serriere, S., Mitra, D., & Fuentes, D. (April 2011). Student voice in elementary school reform: Extending youth development to elementary students. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New Orleans.

Smith, D. C., & McDyre, A. M. (March 2011). Understanding seeds and plants and scientific knowledge building: Case studies of kindergartners at work. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Orlando, Fla.

McDyre, A. M., & Smith, D. C. (March 2011). Building a scientific identity within the figured worlds of kindergarten: Case studies of two "risk-taker" girls. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Orlando, Fla.

Stevens, R., Ray, M. & Eckert S. (April 2011). The cognitive complexity of reading comprehension tasks: Changes over the past century. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New Orleans.

Woika, S. (Feb. 2011). School law for school psychologists. Workshop at the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, San Francisco.

Woika, S., & Harvey, V. S. (Feb. 2011). Tools for supervision in school psychology. Presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, San Francisco.

Zbiek, R., Johnson, K., & Cannon, T. (April 2011). Understanding a beginning teacher's sensitivity to students and mathematics. Paper presented at the Research Presession to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Indianapolis.

Zbiek, R. M., Heid, M. K., & Blume, G. W. (Jan. 2011). Understanding the role of mathematics in emerging practice through balance among mathematics, sensitivity and management. Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Fourteenth Annual Meeting, Irvine, Calif.

 

Publications


Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011). The push and pull of Governor Corbett’s budget for Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Business Central, 20 (6): 7. (April 8).

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011). State and local government employee compensation in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Business Central, 20 (8): 4. (April 22).

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011). A loss and a miss ripple through Centre County. Pennsylvania Business Central, 20 (9): 3–4 (May 6). See http://www.pabusinesscentral.com/a-loss-and-a-miss-ripple-through-centre-county/

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011). Potential regional and economic impacts of Liberty Bell Motorsports Park and Campground. University Park, Pa.: Institute for Research in Training & Development. See http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1831492

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011). Demographic trends and market segments for nursing and rehabilitation in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. University Park, Pa.: Institute for Research in Training & Development. See http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1633927

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2011). Potential Pennsylvania economic impact of four natural gas severance tax/fee proposals. University Park, Pa.: Institute for Research in Training & Development. See http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1846543

Dwyer, F. M. (2010). Edgar Dale's cone of experience: A quasi-experimental analysis. International Journal of Instructional Media, 37 (4): 431–437.

Dwyer, F. M., Chou, P., & Chen, W. (2011). Effects of varied concept mapping on students' hypermedia learning. International Journal of Instructional Media, 38 (2): 69–76.

Frankenberg, E. (2010). The public school enrollment and segregation of the Mid-Atlantic States. Arlington, Va.: Mid-Atlantic Equity Center at George Washington University. Available online at http://maec.ceee.gwu.edu/node/670

Frankenberg, E. (2011). Charter schools: A Civil Rights mirage? Kappa Delta Pi Record, 47 (3).

Frankenberg, E., & Siegel-Hawley, G. (2011). Choosing diversity: School choice and racial integration in the Age of Obama. Stanford Journal on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, 6 (2): 219–252.

Siegel-Hawley, G., & Frankenberg, E. (2011). Does law influence charter school diversity? An analysis of federal and state legislation. Michigan Journal of Race & Law, 16 (2): 321–376.

Tefera, A., Frankenberg, E., Siegel-Hawley, G., & Chirichigno, G. (June 2011). Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation. Los Angeles: Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles.

Heid, M. K., Karunakaran, S., Kinol, D., & Grady, M. (2010). The interplay of beliefs and processes in the classroom mathematics of a novice secondary mathematics teacher. In Brosnan, P., Erchick, D. B., & Flevares, L. (eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Volume VI (1013–1021). Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University.

Brown, D. L., & Schafft, K. A. (2011). Rural people and communities in the 21st century: Resilience and transformation (Polity Press). For more information, see separate story.

Uhl, C., & Stuchul, D. L. (2011). Teaching as if life matters: The promise of a new education culture. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.


Grants Awarded


Diehl, Renee D., Ward, Annmarie, Boyer, Elizabeth W., Lueking, Angela D., Smithwick, Erica A.
National Science Foundation
$567,638
New, GK-12: Carbon EARTH (Educators and Researchers Together for Humanity)
3/15/10–2/28/13

Heid, Mary K., Blume, Glendon W., Zbiek, Rose M.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
$121,036
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education
6/1/07–5/31/12

Heller, Donald E.
Los Logradores: Understanding the Role of Resiliency and Community Cultural Wealth in the NASPA Foundation
$3,500
Experiences of Latino Male Achievers at Predominantly White Institutions
4/15/11–8/15/12

Peck, Kyle L.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
$420,000
NASA Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP)
9/1/07–8/31/12

Peck, Kyle L.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
$250,000
NASA Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP)
9/1/07–8/31/12

Peck, Kyle L.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
$250,000
NASA Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP)
9/1/07–8/31/12

Saxe, David W.
Apgar Foundation Inc.
$12,500
Penn State Heritage Initiative 2011–2012
7/1/11–6/30/12

 

Proposals


Dattilo, John P., Rusch, Frank R., Wolfe, Pamela S.
Health Resources and Services Administration
$849,320
Project Solve: Utilizing Self-Instructional Strategies to Promote Generalized Learning among Youth with ASD
9/1/11–8/31/14

Eckhardt, Caroline D., Beebee, Thomas O., McCoy, Heather, Poehner, Matthew E., Aboul-hosn, Sydney S.
U.S. Department of Education
$188,678
Languages in Context and in Contact: Strengthening International Studies, and Enhancing Arabic and Turkish
8/1/11–7/31/13

Griffin, Kimberly A., Buzinde, Christine, Oseguera, Leticia, Staples, Jeanine M.
U.S. Department of State
$219,801
Youth Leadership Program with Sub-Saharan Africa -Office of Citizen Exchanges -Youth Programs Division
11/1/11–12/31/12

Hooper, Simon R.
U.S. Department of Education
$899,601
Research on the Effectiveness of a Tool to Improve Literacy Assessment
1/1/12–12/31/14

Pauley, Laura L., Kulikowich, Jonna M.
National Science Foundation
$149,910
Research Initiation Grant: Mathematical and Spatial Reasoning of Engineering Students
1/1/12–12/31/13

Peck, Kyle L.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
$103,540
NASA Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP)
9/1/09–8/31/11

Walter, Richard A., Hoover, Tracy S.
COP: Department of Education
$1,243,393
Professional Personnel Development Center for Career and Technical Education
7/1/11–6/30/12