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Recent Faculty Research - Compiled October 2010

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

Presentations
 

Baker, D. P. (November 2010). The education effect on social development: 

Why it is under-appreciated in social and public health policy. Invited address at the Group for Analysis of Development (GRADE) 40th year anniversary, Lima, Peru.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (September 2010). Industries with competitive advantage in Blair County. Invited presentation at the 2010 Economic Summit, Altoona, Pa. (See http://BlairCounty.notlong.com) For more, see Congratulations Faculty page.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (October 2010). Impact of a natural gas severance tax in Pennsylvania. Presentation at the 25th Annual REMI Users’ Conference, Austin, Texas. (See http://PA-SevTax.notlong.com)

Bieschke, K. J. (October 2010). Trainee competence to work with sexual minority clients: The role of affirmation. Presentation at Illinois State University. For more, see Congratulations Faculty page.

Frankenberg, E., & DeBray-Pelot, E. (October 2010). Promoting metropolitan approaches to housing and educational opportunity. Presentation at the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Fair Housing Section, Washington, D.C.

Moore, M. G. (August 2010). Networks: The future of distance education. Keynote address at National Symposium, Oslo, Norway.

Terenzini, P. T. (2010). Missing the forest for the trees: Rethinking what influences student learning. Invited address at Carnegie Mellon University in Doha, Qatar.

 


Publications
 

Baker, D. P., Leon, J., & Collins, J. M. (2010). Facts, attitudes, and health reasoning about HIV and AIDS: Explaining the education effect on condom use among adults in Sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS and Behavior. Available online at http://www.springerlink.com/content/h13080h0l784682u/

Peter, E., Baker, D. P., Dieckmann, N. F., Leon, J., & Collins, J. (2010). Explaining the effect of education on health: A field study in Ghana. Psychological Science. Available online at http://pss.sagepub.com/content/early/2010/08/25/0956797610381506.abstract

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2010). Sunny side of the street in Blair County. Pennsylvania Business Central, 19 (19): 1 & 3.

Baker, R. M., Dixon, D., & Passmore, D. L. (2010). Blair County’s competitive economic advantage. University Park, Pa.: Institiute for Research in Training & Development.

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2010). The great Pennsylvania severance tax pickle (Op-Ed). The Lock Haven Express. Available online at http://www.lockhaven.com/page/content.detail/id/526574/The-great-Pennsylvania-severance-tax-pickle.html?nav=5003 and archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/5tgAHCCcG

Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2010). A natural gas severance tax: A just tax or a legal plunder. Pennsylvania Business Central, 19 (18): 11.

Mastroleo, N. R., Turrisi, R., Carney, J., Ray, A. E., & Larimer, M. E. (2010). Examination of post-training supervision of peer counselors in a motivational enhancement intervention to reduce drinking in a sample of heavy-drinking college students. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 39: 289-297.

Dwyer, F. (2009). Strategy for the development of a dissertation agenda. Journal of Communications Media Studies, 1 (1): 20-28.

Dwyer, F., Ching, Y., & Hsu. Y. (2010). Learning from animation: The effect of prior knowledge and navigation mode. International Journal of Instructional Media, 37 (2): 201-212.

Dwyer, F., & Lin, H. (2010). The effect of static and animated visualization: A perspective of instructional effectiveness and efficiency. Educational Technology Research and Development, 58 (2): 155-174.

Dwyer, F., & Yung, H. (2010). Effects of an animated agent with instructional strategies in facilitating student achievement of educational objectives in multimedia learning. International Journal of Instructional Media, 37 (1): 55-64.

McLaughlin, J.S., & Fadigan, K. A. (2010). The CHANCE program: Transitioning from simple to inquiry-based learning to professional science practice. In R. E Yager (ed.), Exemplary science for resolving societal challenges. Arlington, Va: National Science Teachers Association.

Frankenberg, E., & Siegel-Hawley, G. (2010). A separate education: The segregation of American students and teachers. Critical Education, 1 (7).

Orfield, G., Frankenberg, E., & Siegel-Hawley, G. (2010). Segregation is failing. Can we find a new path to integrated schools? Educational Leadership, 68 (3): 22-27.

Hazler, R., & Wilson, K. (2010). Considering the counselor as a person. In S. C. Nassar-McMillan & S. G. Niles (eds.), Developing your identity as a professional counselor: Standards, settings, and specialties. Belmont, Calif: Brooks/Cole Cengage.

Herbert, J. T., Lorenz, D. C., & Trusty, J. (2010). Career assessment practices for high school students with disabilities and perceived value reported by transition personnel. Journal of Rehabilitation, 76 (4): 18-26.

Herr, E. (2010). Understanding history and trends of the counseling profession. In S. C. Nassar-McMillan & S. G. Niles (eds.), Developing your identity as a professional counselor: Standards, settings, and specialties. Belmont, Calif: Brooks/Cole Cengage.

Archer, A. L., & Hughes, C. A. (2010). Explicit instruction: Effective and efficient teaching. New York: Guilford. For more information, see separate article.

Mellin, E. (2010). Mental health counseling in community settings: History, models, and trends. In S. C. Nassar-McMillan & S. G. Niles (eds.), Developing your identity as a professional counselor: Standards, settings, and specialties, 206-231). Belmont, Calif: Brooks/Cole Cengage.

Mellin, E., Bronstein, L. R., Anderson-Butcher, D., Amorose, A., Ball, A., & Green, J. H. (2010). Measuring interprofessional collaboration in expanded school mental health: Model refinement and scale development. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 24 (5): 1-10.

Mellin, E. A., & Fang, H. N. (2010). Exploration of the pathways to delinquency for girls with depression: Implications for cross-systems collaboration and counseling. Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, 30: 58-73.

Mellin, E. A. (2011). Identifying reasons for joining the profession. In S. C. Nassar-McMillan & S. G. Niles (eds.), Developing your identity as a professional counselor: Standards, settings, and specialties, 37-55. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Cengage.

Ball, A., Anderson-Butcher, D., Mellin, E., & Green, J. H. (2010). Developing interdisciplinary competencies for expanded school mental health professionals: An exploratory study. School Mental Health, 2 (3): 114-124.

Niles, S., Amundson, N. A., & Neault, R. A. (2010). Career flow: A hope-centered model for career development. Columbus, OH: Merrill Prentice Hall. For more information, see separate article.

O’Sullivan, D., & Strauser, D. R. (2010). Validation of the Developmental Work Personality Model and Scale. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 54 (1): 46-56.

Powell, K. (2010). Making sense of place: Mapping as a multisensory research method. Qualitative Inquiry, 16 (7): 539-555.

Shouse, R.C., & Lin, K.-P. (2010). Principal leadership in Taiwan schools. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield. For more information, see separate article.

Strauser, D.R., Lustig, D.C., Chan, F., & O’Sullivan, D. (2010). Working alliance and vocational outcomes for cancer survivors: An initial analysis. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 33 (3): 271-274.

Riccomini, P. J., & Witzel, B. S. (2010). Response to intervention in math. Thousands Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press. For more information, see separate article.

Witzel, B. S., & Riccomini, P. J. (2011). Solving algebraic equations: Mathematics interventions for middle and high school students. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education Inc. For more information, see separate article.

Trusty, J. (2010). Conducting evaluation and research in counseling. In S. Nassar-McMillan & S. Niles (eds.), Developing your identity as a professional counselor: Standards, settings, and specialties. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Cengage.

Trusty, J., Niles, S., & Pertuit, T. L. (2010). A practical approach to career assessment in schools. In B. Erford (ed.), Professional school counseling: A handbook of theories, programs & practices, 2nd ed., 516-527. Austin, Texas: Pro-Ed.

 


Grants Awarded
 

Arbaugh, E. Fran
University of Pittsburgh
$210,850
Cases of Reasoning and Proof (CORP) in Secondary Mathematics
9/1/09-8/31/12

Faircloth, Susan C.
U.S. Department of Education
$396,327
Principals for Student Success (PSS) American Indian Leadership Program
7/7/10-7/06/11

Farmer, Thomas W., Bierman, Karen L., DiPerna, James C., Stevens, Robert J., Smith, Edward A., Gest, Scott D., Kulikowich, Jonna M., Loken, Eric, Mason, Linda H., Osgood, D. W., Petrin, Robert A., Smith, Emilie P., Suen, Hoi K., Farmer, Elizabeth M.
Institute of Education Sciences
$1,055,685
Training Interdisciplinary Educational Scientists (TIES) Program
8/1/10-7/31/12

Herbert, James T.
U.S. Department of Education
$200,000
Assessing the Impact of Clinical Supervision Training Among State Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisors
10/1/10-9/30/11

McKinnon, Kate M., Macy, Marisa A.
U.S. Department of Education
$200,000
Preparing 21st, Century Early Childhood Intervention Professionals at Penn State University to Serve Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families
1/1/09-12/31/11

Myers, Jamie M.
U.S. Department of Education
$126,779
Consortium for Intercultural Reflective Teachers
9/1/07-8/31/11

Peck, Kyle L., Carlsen, William S., Taylor, Thomas S., Brown, Lisa L.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
$728,540
NASA Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP)
9/1/07-8/31/12

Peck, Kyle L., Clausen, Robin L.
COP: Department of Education
$170,000
Classrooms for the Future Year Five Evaluation Project
9/2/10-6/30/11

Rankin, Susan R.
National Collegiate Athletic Association
$20,000
NCAA Project-Climate Study - continuation
7/1/10-12/31/11

Saxe, David W.
Apgar Foundation Inc.
$12,500
Penn State Heritage Education Initiative 2010-2011
7/1/10-12/31/11

Skowron, Elizabeth A.
National Institute of Mental Health
$331,650
Parent-Child Processes: Negative Self-Regulatory and Behavioral Outcomes
9/11/07-6/30/12

Van Horn, Barbara L., Grumm, Margaret R., Marvin, Maria L., Grinder, Elisabeth L., Weirauch, Drucilla M.
COP: Bureau of Adult Basic & Literacy Education
$143,440
Goodling Even Start 2010-2011
7/1/10-6/30/11

Van Horn, Barbara L., Grumm, Margaret R., Yeager, James M., Marvin, Maria L., Long, Kathryn P.
COP: Bureau of Adult Basic & Literacy Education
$235,000
ABLE Tech 2010-2011
7/1/10-6/30/11

Van Horn, Barbara L., Hamilton, KayLynn, Sherow, Sheila M., Hardy, Angelic N., McDowell, Wendy, Webster, Suzanne S.
COP: Bureau of Adult Basic & Literacy Education
$440,000
Workforce Education Project 2010-2011
7/1/10-6/30/11

Van Horn, Barbara L., Toso, Blaire W., Carman, Priscilla S., McDowell, Wendy, Marvin, Maria L., Long, Kathryn P.
U.S. Department of Education
$267,261
Literacy Information and Communication (LINCS) Resource Collections Grant
10/1/06-9/30/11

Walter, Richard A., Hoover, Tracy S.
COP: Department of Education
$1,243,393
Professional Personnel Development Center for Career and Technical Education
7/1/10-6/30/11

 


Proposals
 

Farmer, Thomas W., Gest, Scott D., Schafft, Kai A.
University of North Carolina
$701,272
Rural High School Aspirations: Parent Survey REVISED August 2010
12/1/06-9/14/11

Kubina, Jr., Richard M.
West Virginia University
$438,470
The Competent Learner Model: IES Efficacy and Replication Grant
7/1/11-6/30/15

LeTendre, Gerald K.
American Educational Research Association
$32,500
Promoting and Sustaining a Quality Teacher Workforce
5/7/11-5/10/11

Lloyd, Gwendolyn M.
University of Delaware
$116,204
Towards a “New Normal” in High School Mathematics: Delaware Targeted Partnership
9/1/11-8/31/16

Skowron, Elizabeth A.
National Institute of Mental Health
$331,650
Parent-Child Processes: Negative Self-Regulatory and Behavioral Outcomes
7/1/10-6/30/11

Van Meter, Peggy N.
Temple University
$328,285
Student-Completed Visualizations for Improving Middle-School Science Learning
7/1/11-6/30/14

Wilson, Keith B.
University of Chicago
$731,000
RRTC on Effective VR Service Delivery Practice
9/1/10-8/31/15

Zhang, Liang
American Educational Research Association
$34,421
Do State Merit-Aid Programs Improve the Educational Attainment of the Workforce?
1/1/11-12/31/12

Zhang, Liang
Florida State University
$343,509
State Merit Aid Program and Student College Choice and Success: Evaluating the Efficacy of Florida’s Bright Futures Program
7/1/11-6/30/14

Zhang, Liang
Florida State University
$327,160
Building STEM Workforce: The Impact of State Merit Aid Programs on Major Choice and Degree Attainment in STEM Fields
7/1/11-6/30/14

Zhang, Liang
Spencer Foundation
$40,000
Building Human Capital: The Impact of State Merit-Aid Programs on the Educational Attainment of the Workforce
7/1/11-12/31/12

Zhang, Liang, Liu, Xiangmin
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
$47,776
Reconceptualizing Part-Time Faculty Employment: Work Status Congruence, Work Effort, Teaching Effectiveness, and Job Satisfaction
1/1/11-8/31/12