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Recent Faculty, Staff, and Student Research - Compiled March 2009

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

Presentations

 

Griffin, K.A. (Feb. 2009). Assessing the value of campus climate assessments: Progress and future directions. Presentation at the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education meeting, Washington, D.C.

Heller, D.E. (Feb. 2009). Financing of higher education in a turbulent economy  Challenges for the United States and the United Kingdom. Invited presentation, Birkbeck Institute for Lifelong Learning Seminar Programme, Birkbeck University of London, England.

Herrick, S.J., & Herbert, J.T. (Feb. 2009). Disability support services: An employment option for rehabilitation counselors. Presentation to the National Council on Rehabilitation Education Conference. San Antonio, Texas.

Johnson, J., & Johnson, K.M. (March 2009). Play in early education, parent involvement, play therapy and bibliotherapy with young children. Presentation at the Japan ASCD Annual Spring Conference, Tokyo.

Shouse, R. (2008). Understanding the limits of school reform: A cultural perspective. Keynote address at the International Conference on Education Management, National Pingtung University of Education, Pingtung, Taiwan. 

Staples, J.M. (Feb. 2009). Developing research pedagogies for literacies research with adolescents: Teaching and researching after school. Paper presented at the Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

 

Publications

 

 

Grants Awarded

 

Faircloth, Susan C.
University of Colorado
$80,662
American Indian Alaska Native Head Start Research Center
9/30/08–9/29/09

Kulikowich, Jonna M.
University of California at Berkeley
$171,966
The Role of Educative Curriculum Materials in Supporting Science Teaching Practices with English Language Learners
9/1/08–8/31/10

Prins, Esther S.
COP: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
$50,000
Use and Impact of GED Distance Learning Options on Student Outcomes
2/2/09–4/1/10

Saxe, David W.
Pennsylvania Humanities Council
$5,000
Heritage Education Initiative—Fred Waring's Radio Show
1/26/09–6/30/10

Van Horn, Barbara L.
COP: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
$10,000
Analysis of Rural and Urban Differences Among Pennsylvania Adults in Taking, Completing, and Passing the GED Test
2/2/09–12/31/09

Van Horn, Barbara L.; Grumm, Margaret R.; Marvin, Maria L.; Grinder, Elisabeth L.
Lancaster–Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13
$123,010
Early Reading First Professional Development (Year 3)
10/1/08–9/30/09

 

Proposals

 

Bradaschia, Leila M.
Academy for Educational Development
$297,854
The Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program, Fall 2009
8/1/09–12/31/09

Clark, Robert W.
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute
$11,689
Professional Development for Educators on the Use of Assessment Data
3/1/09–6/30/09

Conyers, Liza M.; Herbert, James T.; Hunt, Brandon B.; Hazler, Richard J.; Wilson, Keith B.
U.S. Department of Education
$988,158
Increasing Training Capacity and Number of State Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Serving People with Disabilities Who Have a Criminal History
8/1/09–7/31/14

Evensen, Dorothy H.; Reason, Robert D.
COP: Department of Education
$7,262
Evaluate the Act 101 Program for the Pennsylvania Department of Education
1/1/09–6/30/09

Hamilton, KayLynn; Toso, Blaire W.
Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation
$5,000
Assessment of General Educational Development (GED) Services for Youth and Young Adults in Central Pennsylvania
2/1/09–6/30/09

Herbert, James T.
University of Alabama
$198,352
Research and Practice in Rehabilitation: Podcasting to Enhance Access to Published Research
10/1/09–9/30/12

Reason, Robert D.
North Carolina State University
$510,281
AHME: Building Stem Faculty and Student Co-Learning and Co-Researching Opportunities with Engaged Scholarship
7/1/09–6/30/12

Terenzini, Patrick T., Liu, Ying
Association for Institutional Research
$20,000
Exploring Multiple Measures of Faculty Productivity Across Career Stages
7/1/09–6/30/10