Interdisciplinary Training Seminar in Education Sciences
Fridays, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Education Sciences bldg
SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND READINGS
January 23 :
Douglas Harris, EPS, "Bringing Value-Added School Performance Measures to NCLB: A Proposal to the Obama Administration."
January 30 :
Jeffrey Grigg, ITP & Sociology, "Randomized Trials in an Applied Setting: Report on Mathematica Internship."
February 5 (Thursday): NOTE SPECIAL TIME, DATE, LOCATION
Christopher Jencks, Harvard University, "Economic Inequality: How Much Is Too Much?" 4:00 p.m. Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (located on the corner of Langdon and N. Lake St.)
February 13 :
James Benson, ITP & Sociology, "Learning from Policy History: Did 1980s High School Standards and Curriculum Reforms Make More Successful Community College Students?"
February 20 :
Brian An, ITP & Sociology, "The Impact of Dual Enrollment on College Persistence and Attainment"
February 27 :
Richard Prather, ITP & Psychology, " Children's Knowledge and Acquisition of Arithmetic Principles."
March 6 : NO MEETING--SOCIOLOGY GRAD STUDENT VISIT DAY
March 13 :
March 20 : NO MEETING--SPRING RECESS
March 27 :
Meghan Condon, ITP & Political Science, "The Effect of Social Capital on Voter Turnout: A Randomized Field Experiment in Two Southwestern Cities."
April 3 :
David Fleming, ITP & Political Science, "Citizens or Consumers? How School Vouchers Shape Political Behavior."
April 10 :
Lauren Schudde, ITP & Sociology, "Living and Learning: Can Campus Residency Reduce Inequality in College Completion?"
April 17 : NO MEETING--AERA
April 24 :
Jill Bowdon & Paul Hanselman, ITP & Sociology, "Applied Research for Causal Inference: Internship Reports from Two Mathematica Offices."
May 1 :
May 8 :
Martín Santos, Sociology, "Linking Structure and Content: School-Based Friendship Networks and Academic Achievement."