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Faculty Research (Compiled March 2014)

Presentations

Baker, D. “Author Meets Critics: The Schooled Society: The Educational Transformation of Global Culture.” Presented at 2014 CIES Conference in Toronto., March 2014.

Conyers, L. M., Watkins, A. & Misrok, M. Employment Panel. 53rd Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) Meeting, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, February 2014.

Geiger, R.L., “Higher Education in High Participation Systems: the United States in Comparative Perspective.” Keynote address delivered to the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations Conference: Future U — Creating the Universities We Want, Toronto, February 2014.

Kryst, E.L., Kotok, S., Bodovski, K.. “Rural/urban disparities in science achievement in post-socialist Eastern European countries: The whole story?” Presented at the annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, Toronto, March 2014.

LeTendre, G., Ikoma, S., Guodong, L. & Akiba, M. “Gender Differences in Outside-School Academic Activity: Homework vs. Work at Home.” Presented at 2014 CIES Conference in Toronto, March 2014.

Lindsay, B., Simeon, E., Kadaryanto, B., Asino, T. & Rahman, B. “STEM for ALL in Comparative Contexts: The Importance of Language and Culture.” Presented at 2014 CIES Conference in Toronto, March 2014.

Ma, C. & Shouse, R. “Film Leaders: The Expression of Non-formal "Lingdao" in Chinese Cinema.” Presented at 2014 CIES Conference in Toronto, March 2014.

McCloskey, A., Lloyd, G., & Lynch, C. “Fractions, algorithms, story problems, and families: Learning to teach math in a 5th grade classroom.” Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). Irvine, CA, February 2014.

Morrison, M., Herman, D. “Boot Camp for New CTE Teachers.” Presentation at CTE Vision Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 2013.

Parvin, R. & LeTendre, G. “ICT for Learning- Transforming Children’ Future.” Presented at 2014 CIES Conference in Toronto, March 2014.

Pellock, C., Adams, E., Jordan, J. “Teacher Evaluation Changes and Their Implications for CTE Teacher Preparation Programs.” Presented at CTE Research and Professional Development Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 2013.

Post, D. & Levitan, J. “Student achievement, ethnicity, and after-school work: A comparative study.” Presented at 2014 CIES Conference in Toronto, March 2014.

Shouse, R. & Ma, C. “Creative Learning and Leading in East Asian Schools.” Presented at 2014 CIES Conference in Toronto, March 2014.

Threeton, M.D., Evanoski, D.C. “Safety and Health Within CTE: A Call to Action.” Presentation at CTE Vision Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 2013.

Threeton, M.D., Evanoski, D.C. “Central Pennsylvania CTE: An Inside Look at the Health and Safety Environment.” Presented at CTE Research and Professional Development Conference, Las Vegas, NV, December 2013.

Tiwari, A. & Shouse, R. “Corporal punishment is banned in schools? Status of global movements to outlaw corporal punishment.” Presented at 2014 CIES Conference in Toronto, March 2014.

Publications

Passmore, D.L., Jeon, K. S., Lee, C., Hunsaker, W.  (2013). Spiritual leadership: A validation study in a Korean context. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, 10(4), 342-357. DOI:10.1080/14766086.2013.801026

Morgan, P.L., “Racial/Ethnic Disparities in ADHD Diagnosis by Kindergarten Entry.” Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (Hoboken, New Jersey, 2014).

Plummer, J.D. Spatial thinking as the dimension of progress in an astronomy learning progression. Studies in Science Education, 50, (2014) 1-45.

Plummer, J.D., Kocareli, A., & Slagle, C. (2014). “Learning to Explain Astronomy Across Moving Frames of Reference: Exploring the role of classroom and planetarium-based instructional contexts.” International Journal of Science Education, 36, (2014) 1083-1106.

Rothwell, W.J., Performance Consulting: Applying Performance Improvement in Human Resource Development (San Francisco, Wiley, 2013).

Threeton, M.D., “Providing a Safe Teaching and Learning Environment: A Health and Safety Resource for Pennsylvania Career and Technical Educators”, Pennsylvania Department of Education website, 2014, http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/teacher_resources/7392/health_and_safety_resource/507872.

Recently Awarded Grants (Nov. 22 through March 14)

Kaylynn Hamilton, Carol D. Clymer, Angelic N. Hardy, Blaire W. Toso
COP: Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
$170,133
Workforce Development System Liaison 2013-2014
7/1/2013—6/30/2014

Margaret R. Grumm, Carol D. Clymer, Drucilla M. Weirauch, James M. Yeager
COP: Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
$205,572
Management Information System Support 2013-2014
7/1/2013—6/30/2014

Suzanne Webster, Carol D. Clymer, Lori A. Forlizzi, Margaret R. Grumm, Drucilla M. Weirauch
COP: Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
$424,092
Adult Educational Professional Development System Course Management
7/1/2013—6/30/2014

Suzanne S. Webster, Carol D. Clymer
COP: Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
$166,054
Statewide Content Area Experts 2013-2014
7/1/2013—6/30/2014

Angelic N. Hardy, Lori A. Forlizzi, Martha Hunter, Ruth Love-Schooley, Wendy McDowell
COP: Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
$169,509
Career Pathways Direct Service Model 2013-2014 (Federal)
7/1/2013—6/30/2014

Angelic N. Hardy, Lori A. Forlizzi, Martha Hunter, Ruth Love-Schooley, Wendy McDowell
COP: Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education
$180,588
Career Pathways Direct Service Model 2013-2014 (State)
7/1/2013—6/30/2014

William T. Hartman
COP: Center for Rural Education
$15,000
Analysis of Special Education Funding in Rural and Urban School Districts
2/3/2014—12/31/2014

Blaire W. Toso, Carol D. Clymer, Drucilla M. Weirauch
National Center for Family Literacy
$32,986
Toyota Family Learning: Families Learning and Serving Together (TFLST) Grant Project Evaluation
10/7/2013—7/1/2014

Kathryn J. Brasier, Leland L. Glenna, Timothy W. Kelsey, Shannon M. Moonat, Kai A. Schafft
COP: The Center for Rural Pennsylvania
$50,000
The Marcellus Shale Impacts Study Wave 2: Chronicling Social and Enonomic Change in Southwestern County
1/2/2013—20/30/2015

Kathryn J. Brasier, Leland L. Glenna, Timothy W. Kelsey, Shannon M. Moonat, Kai A. Schafft
COP: The Center for Rural Pennsylvania
$50,000
The Marcellus Shale Impacts Study Wave 2: Chronicling Social and Enonomic Change in North Central Pennsylvania
1/2/2014—10/30/2015

Richard A. Duschl
National Science Foundation
$236,038
Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assisgnment of Richard Duschl – 2nd year (11/5/2013-11/4/2014)
11/5/2012—11/4/2014

Stephanie L. Knight, Gwendolyn Lloyd, Edith F. Arbaugh
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
$23,750
Editorship of the Journal of Teacher Education – Supplement
8/16/2011—6/30/2015

Mark Threeton
COP: Department of Corrections
$53,558
Field-Based Certification of Vocational Instructors at the PA Department of Corrections
9/1/2012—10/31/2014

Thomas N. Jackson, Suzanne Adair, Suman Datta, Renata S. Engel, Annmarie Ward, Douglas Werner
North Carolina State University
$145,517
NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (ERC) on Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensor Techhologies (ASSIST)
9/1/2012—8/31/2014

David P. Baker, Liang Zhang
Georgetown University
$54,432
Science Productivity, Higher Education Development and the Knowledge Society
11/1/2012—10/31/2014

Proposals (Nov. 22 through March 14)

Richard Cyr, Peggy Van Meter
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
$2,310,291
A Holistic Approach to Retaining STEM Students at a Large Land Grant Institution
9/1/2014—8/31/2015

Kathryn Brasier, Kai Schafft
COP: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
$50,000
The Marcellus Shale Impacts Study Wave 2: Chronicling Social and Economic Change in Southwestern Pennsylvania
1/1/2014—8/31/2015

Kathryn Brasier, Kai Schafft
COP: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
$50,000
The Marcellus Shale Impacts Study Wave 2: Chronicling Social and Economic Change in North Central Pennsylvania
1/1/2014—8/31/2015

Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Blaire Toso
Spencer Foundation
$50,000
Spencer Organizational Learning and Adult Agencies
4/1/2014—3/31/2015

Rayne Sperling, Jonna Kulikowich, Peggy Van Meter
National Science Foundation
$449,897
Elaborative Strategy Toolbox for Learning Concepts and Processes from the NGSS
7/1/2014—6/30/2017

Scott McDonald, Fran Arbaugh
National Science Foundation
$2,073,539
Developing Tools for Integrating High-Leverage and Ambitious Practices for the Integrated Teaching of Mathematics and Science
7/1/2014—6/30/2018

Dana Mitra, Erica Frankenberg, David Gamson, Elizabeth Mellin
The Wallace Foundation
$789,784
Comparative Study of Collective Impact Initiatives in Education Reform
3/1/2014—2/28/2017

Paul Morgan, Greg Kelly
National Science Foundation
$786,946
Early and On-Going Risk and Resilience Factors Contributing to Science Learning by At-Risk Populations
7/1/2014—6/30/2017

Katerina Bodovski, Soo-yong Byun
National Science Foundation
$353,382
Educational Institutions and Inequality in Math and Science Achievement in Comparative International Perspective
7/1/2014—6/30/2017

Joslyn Sciacca Kirby, Simon Hooper (other)
American Academy of Dermatology
$1,940,545
FAST: An Electronic Formative Assessment to Develop Core Competencies
6/1/2014—5/31/2016

Kyle Peck, Carla Zembal-Saul, Heather Zimmerman, Kay Wijekumar (Beaver)
National Science Foundation
$1,940,545
The Collaborative Information STEM Learning Environment (CISLE)
10/1/2014—9/30/2016

Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Blaire Toso
American Institutes for Research
$648,794
Connecting the Dots
6/1/2014—5/31/2019

Priya Sharma, Kevin Furlong (GEOSC)
National Science Foundation
$499,022
Enhancing Science Learning Across Environments: Exploiting Mobile Devices, Open Content, and Social Media
7/1/2014—6/30/2017

Megan Hopkins
American Educational Research Association
$4,986
Supporting Community Integration in a New Immigrant Destination: A Research and Service Partnership between the Pennsylvania State University and the Hazleton Integration Project
5/1/2014—4/30/2015

Dongwon Lee, Soo-yong Byun
National Science Foundation
$322,779
III: Small: Collaborative Research: Mining and Protecting Social User Profiles: A Dual Approach
8/1/2014—7/31/2017

James Herbert
University of Hawaii
$393,577
VIBES (Visioning, Innovating, Building and Empowering Student Committees)
10/2/2014—9/30/2019

James Herbert, Wendy Coduti, Liza Conyers, Jason Gines, Deirdre O’Sullivan
U.S. Department of Education
$1,000,000
Long-Term Training of New Personnel to Work in State Vocational Rehabilitation
8/1/2014—7/31/2019

Dongwon Lee, Soo-yong Byun
National Science Foundation
$500,000
Building Big Data Analytics Workforce in iSchools
9/1/2014—8/31/2017

Priya Sharma, Kevin Furlong
National Science Foundation
$328,244
Enhancing Science Learning Across Environments: Exploiting Mobile Devices, Open Content, and Social Media
7/1/2014—6/30/2016

Jonna Kulikowich, Tanya Furman
National Science Foundation
$1,482,856
Role of Self-Regulated Learning in Mathematics on STEM Persistence
8/15/2014—8/14/2018

Elizabeth Kisenwether, Kyle Peck
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance
$1
CourseGroups
9/1/2014—8/31/2016

Janice Light, David McNaughton
U.S. Department of Education
$4,746,449
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (The RERC on AAC)-2
10/1/2014—9/30/2019

Liza Conyers
COP: Department of Health
$372,742
Applied & Translational Public Health Capacity Development & Augmentation through In-Service Training & Technical Support on HIV-related Unmet Needs Assessments through the Main Collaboration Center
2/1/2014—4/30/2015

David Gamson
American Educational Research Association
$35,000
ESEA at 50: The Past and Future of U.S. Education Policy
8/1/2014—7/31/2015

Liza Conyers, Tonya Crook
U.S. Department of Education
$598,244
Examining the Role of Vocational Decision Making on HIV Health and Prevention
9/1/2014—8/31/2017

Jennifer Frank, Austin Mulloy
Georgia State University
$169,272
Promoting Healthy Eating and Exercise in Youth and Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
7/1/2014—6/30/2017