Interdisciplinary Training Seminar in Education Sciences
Sara Goldrick-Rab, EPS 600
Fridays 12:00-1:30 p.m.
13th floor boardroom, Education Sciences bldg
SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND READINGS
David Kaplan, Educational Psychology, "A Slice of PISA"
Robert M. Hauser, Sociology, "Commentary on PISA: On Quality and Equity in the Performance of Students and Schools"
Reading: Hauser (2009)
Deven Carlson, ITP fellow, Political Science, "Charter School Governance and Student Outcomes"
Reading: Carlson, Lavery, & Witte (2010)
Lesley Lavery, ITP fellow, Political Science, "Internship Report: Working at the Gates Foundation"
Jeffrey Grigg (and Geoffrey Borman), ITP Fellow, Sociology, "A Lottery-Based Efficacy Trial of a Replicable Charter School Model"
Salvador Navarro, Economics, "A Framework for the Analysis of Time-varying Treatment Effects: How The Timing of Grade Retention Affects Outcomes"
Jason Engle, ITP Fellow, Political Science, "Internship Report: Social Capital Project"
Thomas Dee, Economics, Swarthmore College (co-sponsored by IRP), "The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement"
Sarah Bruch, ITP fellow, Sociology. "Treatment Effect Heterogeneity in a Science Professional Development Initiative: The Case for School Capacity"
Hilary Shager (and Katharine Magnuson), ITP Fellow, Social Work, "Using Meta-Analysis to Explain Variation in Head Start Research Results: The Role of Research Design"
Reading to be distributed.
April 2: NO MEETING--SPRING BREAK
Eric Bettinger, Stanford University, "The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment"
Paper: Harris & Goldrick-Rab (2010)
Ben Cowan, Economics, "Forward-Thinking Teens: The Effects of College Costs on Adolescent Risky Behavior"
April 30: NO MEETING--AERA
Bettinger, E. P., Long, B. T., Oreopoulos, P., & Sanbonmatsu, L. (2009). "The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment." National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 15361.
Carlson, D., Lavery, L., & Witte, J. F. (2010). "Charter School Governance and Student Outcomes." Unpublished ms.
Cooley, J., Navarro, S., & Takahashi, Y. (2010). "A Framework for the Analysis of Time-varying Treatment Effexts: How the Timing of Grade Retention Affects Outcomes." Unpublished ms.
Cowan, B. W. (2009). "Forward-Thinking Teens: The Effects of College Costs on Adolescent Risky Behavior." Unpublished ms.
Dee, T., & Jacob, B. (2009). "The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement." National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 15531.
Harris, D. N., & Goldrick-Rab, S. (2010). "The (Un)Productivity of American Colleges: From 'Cost Disease' to Cost-Effectiveness." Unpublished ms.
Hauser, Robert M. (2009)." On 'Quality and Equity in the Performance of Students and Schools.'" Unpublished ms.
Kaplan, D. (2010). "A Slice of PISA: The OECD Program for International Student Assessment." [Powerpoint slides].