Sociology 875 / ELPA 940 (1 cr.) - Spring 2014
Interdisciplinary Training Seminar in Education Sciences
Fridays, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Education Sciences Room 259
SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND READINGS
Geoffrey Borman, ITP Director & ELPA, "Social-Psychological Interventions in Education Settings"
Reading: Yeager & Walton (2011)
Jared Knowles, ITP fellow (Political Science), "Statistical Learning and Applied Modeling in Education: Examples and Concerns"
Deven Carlson, University of Oklahoma, "Student Neighborhoods, Schools, and Test Score Growth: Evidence from Milwaukee, Wisconsin"
Reading: Carlson & Cowen 2014 (distributed via email)
Robert Asen, Communication Arts, "Research Evidence and School Board Deliberations: Lessons From Three Wisconsin School Districts"
Reading: Asen 2014, Intro to Democracy, Deliberation, and Education (distributed via email)
Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, Columbia University, "Lifting Barriers to Inequality: The Promise of Interventions to Reduce Social Identity Threat."
Readings distributed via email:
Cook, Purdie-Vaughns, Meyer, & Busch (2014)
Purdie-Vaughns et al (2014)
Richard Halverson, ELPA, "The Wisconsin Collaborative Education Research Network: A Model for Integrating Research and Practice."
Reading: Halverson & Halverson
March 7: NO MEETING - SREE CONFERENCE
Sara Goldrick-Rab, EPS & Sociology, "An Introduction to the Wisconsin HOPE Lab." *Note room change to 253 Ed Sciences*
Reading: Wisconsin HOPE Lab Overview
March 21: NO MEETING - SPRING BREAK
Beth Vaade (MMSD) and Andrew Statz (MMSD), "Connecting Research to Practice in the Madison Metropolitan School District."
April 4: NO MEETING - AERA CONFERENCE
Jeremy Fiel, ITP & Sociology, "Different Sides of the Track or Different Tracks? Socioeconomic Heterogeneity in Processes of Educational Attainment."
Isaac McFarlin, University of Michigan, "Does School Capital Spending Improve Student Outcomes?" Sponsored by the Wisconsin Visiting Minority Scholars Program.
April 25: NO MEETING -- seminar participants should attend Thursday May 8 talk by Greg Walton, Stanford University, at the psychology colloquium (please see below)
May 8 (Thursday): Note special day, time, & location
Gregory Walton, Stanford University, "Wise Interventions: Brief Exercises to Bolster Belonging & Improve Disadvantaged Students' Transition to College." 4 pm, 107 Psychology
May 9, Final Meeting:
Geoff Cohen, Stanford University, "Wise Intervention: Using a Social-Psychological Lens to Understand and Reduce Intergroup Disparities."
Reading: Cohen & Sherman (2014)
Asen, R. (2014). Introduction, Democracy, Deliberation, and Education. Unpublished ms.
Breiman, L. (2001). Statistical modeling: The two cultures. Statistical Sciences 16 (3): 199-231.
Carlson, D., & Cowen, J. M. (2014). Student neighborhoods, schools, and test score growth: Evidence from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Unpublished ms.
Cohen, G. L., & Sherman, D. K. (2014). The psychology of change: Self-affirmation and social psychological intervention. Annual Review of Psychology 65: 333-371. doi: 10.1146/annurev-psych-010213-115137
Cook, J. E., Purdie-Vaughns, V., Meyer, I. H., & Busch, J. T. A. (2014). Intervening within and across levels: A multilevel approach to stigma and public health. Social Science & Medicine 103 (2014): 101-109.
Fiel, J. E. (2014). Different sides of the track or different tracks? Socioeconomic heterogeneity in processes of educational attainment. Unpublished ms.
Halverson, R., & Halverson, E. R. (2014). Education as design for learning: A model for integrating education inquiry across research traditions. Unpublished ms.
Knowles, J. (2014). Of needles and haystacks: Building an accurate statewide dropout early warning system in Wisconsin. Wisc. Dept. of Public Instruction. Unpublished ms. Jan. 28, 2014.
Molnar, C. (2014). Statistical modeling: The two cultures. Based on Leo Breiman's paper. Unpublished slides.
Purdie-Vaughs, V., Cook, J. E., Sumner, R., & Cohen, G. L. (2014). A wrinkle in time: Transformational nature of the 2008 presidential election on adolescents' long term motivation and achievement. Unpublished ms.
Yeager, D. S., & Walton, G. M. (2011). Social-psychological interventions in education: They're not magic. Review of Educational Research 81: 267-301.