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Recent Faculty Research - Compiled January 2011

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

Presentations


Baker, R.M., & Passmore, D.L. (November 2010). Economic development tools for planners. Invited presentation to the County Planning Directors Association of Pennsylvania, State College, Pa.

Baker, R.M., & Passmore, D.L. (November 2010). REMI webinar: Impact of a natural gas severance tax in Pennsylvania. An invited webinar sponsored by Regional Economic Models, Inc., Amherst, Mass.

Heller, D.E., & Callender, C. (November 2010). Institutional grant aid in the United States and England: A comparative analysis. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Indianapolis.

Heller, D.E., & Noland, B. (November 2010). State policy and leadership. Symposium presented at the Graduate Student Policy Seminar of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Indianapolis.

Gilbert, C., & Heller, D.E. (November 2010). The Truman Commission and its impact on higher education practice and policy from 1947 to 2010. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Indianapolis.

Hughes, R., Frick Cardelle, R., Cheslock, J., & Heller, D.E. (November 2010). Institutional aid and its impact on student need. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Indianapolis.

Tierney, W., Hentschke, G., Klor de Alva, J., & Heller, D.E. (November 2010). Presidential session: Public policy and for-profit higher education. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Indianapolis.

Lindsay, B., & Williams, T. S. (October 2010). Demographic portraits in the United States: The population and higher educational current and future trends. Presentation at the Salzburg Global Seminar. Salzburg, Austria.


Publications

Baker, R.M., & Passmore, D.L. (2011). Made by us, sold to them. Pennsylvania Business Central, 20 (1), 6.

Frankenberg, E. (2011). Exploring teachers’ racial attitudes in a racially transitioning society. Education and Urban Society, 43 (1). Available online at http://eus.sagepub.com/content/early/2010/11/06/0013124510392780.abstract

Frankenberg, E., Siegel-Hawley, G., & Wang, J. (2011). Choice without equity: Charter school segregation. Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 19 (1). Available online at http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/view/779

Serriere, S., Mitra, D., & Cody, J. (2010). Young citizens take action for better school lunches. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 23 (2): 4-8.

Smolcic, E. (2011). Becoming a culturally responsive teacher: Personal transformations and shifting identities during an immersion experience abroad. In K.E. Johnson & P. Golombek (eds.), Research on second language teacher education (pp. 15-30). New York: Routledge.


Grants Awarded

 

Gest, Scott D.; Farmer, Thomas W.; Osgood, D. W.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
$251,884
A Longitudinal Study of Teaching Practices, Classroom Peer Networks, and Youth Outcomes
5/16/10–5/15/11

Herbert, James T.; Schultz, Jared
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education
$532,903
Assessing the Impact of Clinical Supervision Training among State Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisors
2010–2013

Knight, Stephanie L.
Texas AgriLife Research
$42,209
Virtual Ecological Inquiry (VEI): A Virtual Environment for Inquiry-Based Learning and Education
4/1/10–3/31/12

Light, Janice C.; McNaughton, David B.; Drager, Kathryn D.
Duke University
$289,888
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (ACC-RERC III): Development and Knowledge Translation to Improve Outcomes
10/1/08–9/30/11

Perkins, Daniel F.; Aronson, Keith R.; Mason, Linda H.
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
$1,000,000
Expansion of Penn State Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness and the EFMSP Library
9/1/10–8/31/11

Welsh, Janet A.; Bierman, Karen L.; Nix, Robert; Gest, Scott D.; Morgan, Paul
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
$515,989
Focus on Learning
9/5/09–8/31/14

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


Proposals

Bug, Leah; Ward, Annmarie; Tschakert, Petra
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
$100,000
Utilizing Cell Phone Technologies to Combat Buruli Ulcer Disease
4/1/11–9/30/12

Frankenberg, Erica
University of Massachusetts Amherst
$15,626
Diversity, Politics, and Educational Opportunity: Lessons from a Federal Technical Assistance Grant
7/1/11–6/30/12

Myers, Jamie M.
U.S. Department of Education
$49,995
Consortium for Intercultural Reflective Teachers
1/1/11–8/31/11

Pauley, Laura L.; Kulikowich, Jonna M.; Van Meter, Peggy N.
National Science Foundation
$2,500,000
Stumbling Blocks in Engineering Education
9/1/11–8/31/15