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Faculty Research (Compiled September 2014)

The latest faculty presentations, publications, grants and proposals.

Publications

Strauss, S.G., Parastou, F. Discourse Analysis (New York: Routledge, 2013).

Baker, D.P. The Education Revolution (Redwood City, California: Stanford University Press, 2014).

Kissling, M.T. “Now and then, in and out of the classroom: Teachers learning to teach through the experiences of their living curricula.” Teaching and Teacher Education 44 (2014): 81-91. www.elsevier.com/locate/tate

Dexter, D.D., Hughes, C.A. “Graphic organizers as aids for students with disabilities.” In Learning Through Visual Displays - Current perspectives on cognition, learning, and instruction series. (Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing, 2014).

Bodovski, K. “Adolescents’ Emerging Habitus: The Role of Early Parental Expectations and Practices”, British Journal of Sociology of Education 35 (3): 389-412 (2014).

Bodovski, K., Kotok, S., and Henck, A. “Universal patterns or the tale of two systems? Mathematics achievement and educational expectations in post-socialist Europe,” Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. (44(5), 732-755) (2014).

Leh, J.M., Guiseppe, J.A., Bender, D.S. (2014). “An international field experience for pre-service teachers: A model of a reflective process to understand cultural diversity,” in E. G. Pultorak (Ed.), Reflectivity and cultivating student learning: Critical elements for enhancing a global community of learners and educators (Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield 2014). 223-242. 

Gamrat, C., Zimmerman, H.T., Dudek, J., Peck, K. “Personalized workplace learning: An exploratory study of digital badging within a teacher professional development program.” British Journal of Educational Technology (2014) DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12200

 

Recently Awarded Grants (Compiled June 20 through September 17)

David L. Lee, Debbie A. Brooks, Lisa M. Gatzke-Kopp
Virginia Commonwealth University
$140,280
Supporting Early Adolescent Learning and Social Success Across the Middle School Years: The SEALS II Intervention Development Program
7/1/14—6/30/15

Leila M. Bradaschia
Institute of International Education
$241,500
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program (2014-15)
7/1/14—6/30/15

Katerina Bodovski, Byun Soo-yong, Yoonkung Oh
National Science Foundation
$130,670
Education Systems’ Effects on Math and Science Achievement
9/1/14—8/31/15

Mark T. Greenberg, Jennifer L. Frank
Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia
$376,711
CU-Improving Classroom Learning Environments by Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE): A Cluster Randomized Controlled Efficacy Trial
3/26/14—2/28/15

Rose M. Baker
COP: Commission on Crime and Delinquency
$23,221
2013 Pennsylvania Youth Survey Implementation, Analysis, and Reporting
4/1/13—6/30/14

Megan B. Hopkins
Northwestern University
$16,370
Social Network Analysis in Education
8/15/14—12/31/14

Thomas L. Richard, Leah Bug, Annmarie Ward
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
$2,000,000
Year 3 Continuation Application: NEWBio: Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biomass Consortium
9/1/12—8/31/15

Lori Johnson, Bonnie J. Meyer, Pui-wa Lei
Texas A&M University
$119,077
Development of a web-based partner (We-Write Persuasively) to improve writing persuasive essays for 5th grade students
7/1/14—6/30/16

David L. Lee, Paul J. Riccomini
U.S. Department of Education
$248,686
Training in the Professoriate for Special Education (TIPS) – Year 2
1/1/14—12/31/15

Erica Frankenberg
William T. Grant Foundation
$24,863
Understanding the Diversity and Equity of a New Generation of Controlled School Choice Policies
1/1/15—12/31/15

 

Proposals (Compiled June 20 through September 17)

Jason Whitney
The Stacie Mathewson Foundation
$5,000
Transforming Youth Recovery Grant
8/1/14 – 5/26/15

Charles Hughes
University of Iowa
$266,572
Developing Support for Students with Learning Disabilities to be Succeeded in Inquiry Based Science Classrooms
7/1/15 – 6/30/18

David Saxe
Charles Koch Foundation
$5,000
Penn State SSED 200 American Heritage Course Fall 2014
8/25/14 – 12/31/14

Martha Strickland, John Cheslock, Leticia Oseguera, Liang Zhang
U.S. Department of Education
$3,585,827
First in the World
10/1/14 – 9/30/18

Jennifer Frank
William T. Grant Foundation
$349,306
The Development of Academic Mindsets among Rural Youth in Poverty: Longitudinal Effects on Reading Achievement Outcomes
7/1/15 – 6/30/20

Joseph Valente
National Science Foundation
$652,682
CAREER: A Cross-Cultural Video Ethnographic Study of Multilingual Deaf Classrooms in the United States
7/1/15 – 6/30/20

Lori Johnson, Pui-wa Lei, Bonnie Meyer
Texas A&M University
$1,124,533
Efficacy and Replication Trial of the Individualized Adaptive ITSS with 4th and 5th Grade Students in High Poverty Schools
7/1/15 – 6/30/19

Sukyoung Lee, Leah Bug
National Science Foundation
The dynamics of jets and waves in the atmosphere and Southern Ocean
$669,285
1/15/15 – 12/31/17

Rose Baker
COP: Commission on Crime and Delinquency
$678,999
2015 Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) Administration
7/1/14 – 6/30/16

Mary Williams, Leticia Oseguera, Jeanine Staples
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
$2,375,000
The HHMI-Millennium Scholars Program
9/1/14 – 8/31/19

Christina Grozinger, Annmarie Ward
National Science Foundation
$609,051
Genetic toolkits underpinning adaptation to extreme climate variation in honey bees (Apis mellifera)
1/1/15 – 12/31/17

Esther Prins, Carol Clymer, Blaire Toso
Institute of Education Sciences
$399,708
Career Pathways Programming for Lower-Skilled Adults and Immigrants: A Comparative Analysis of Adult Education Providers in High-Need Cities
8/1/15 – 7/31/17

Philip Reno, Leah Bug
National Science Foundation
$799,702
cis-regulation of Androgen Receptor and the Evolution of Male Specific Traits
1/1/15 – 12/31/18

Jennifer Frank, Deborah Schussler
U.S. Department of Education
$1,137,152
Project RESPECT: A Proposal to develop the Responding in Emotionally Supportive and Positive Ways in Educational Communication Skills Training Program
7/1/15 – 6/30/18

Paul Morgan, Richard Duschl
Institute for Education Sciences
$700,000
Science Learning Difficulties: Patterns and Predictors in a Nationally Representative Cohort
7/1/15 – 6/30/17

Paul Morgan
Institute of Education Sciences
$700,000
Under-placement of Minority Children Into Special Education: Change Over Time and Its Implications for Elementary School Cohorts, 1999-2011
7/1/15 – 6/30/17

Karen Bierman, James Diperna
U.S. Department of Education
$3,999,999
Training Interdisciplinary Educational Scientists (TIES) Program
8/1/15 – 7/31/20

Karen Bierman, David Lee, Cristin Hall
U.S. Department of Education
$3,499,998
Intervening With Children Experiencing Serious Peer Difficulties: The Friendship Connections Program
7/1/15 – 6/30/19

John Cheslock, Justin Ortagus
American Education Research Association
$19,939
From the periphery to prominence:  An examination of the profile and academic outcomes of postsecondary online learners
12/1/14 – 8/15/15