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Research At the College

College of Education Active Awarded Grants

Title Sponsor Name Principal Investigator
Title Sponsor Name Principal Investigator

An Examination of Grit in Relation to Diverse High School Students’ STEM Motivation, Self-Regulation, and Outcomes: A Longitudinal Validation Study

NSF

Allan L. Wigfield

Fostering Reading Engagement in English-Monolingual Students and English Learners Through a History Curriculum (Grant Number R305A100297)

US Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences

Ana M Taboada Barber

University of Maryland Noyce Scholars Program for Science Teachers

NSF

Andrew Elby

Studying the context-dependent nature and effects of students' personal epistemologoes:  Adding experiemental design and quantitative analysis to my toolbox

The Spencer Foundation

Andrew Elby

Examining the Career Trajectories of Urban Math Teachers from a Selective Alternative Certification Program

NSF

Andrew Morgan Brantlinger

The Maryland Science and Mathematics Resident Teacher (MSMaRT) Project

U.S. Department of Education

Andrew Morgan Brantlinger

Proposal to Replicate UTeach at the University of Maryland

University of Texas - Austin

Arthur N. Popper

Collaborative Research: Helping Engineering Students Transform their Understanding of Quantum Phenomena and Devices

NSF

Ayush Gupta

A Common Core of Readiness in Mathematics Education (CCRME): Rethinking Math Instruction and Conceptual Understanding in the Common Core Classroom

Multicultural Career Intern Program, Inc.

Beatriz Quintos

Elemenatry Common Core Mathematics Instruction for English Language Learners

STMD-Maryland Higher Education Commission

Beatriz Quintos

Climbing Up and Reaching Back: Mentoring Support for Research Careers in Biomedical & Behavioral Sciences

NIH-National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Bradley O. Boekeloo

Risk and Protective Factors During the Perinatal Period

DHHS-Administration for Children and Families

Brenda P. Jones Harden

Implementation Evaluation of Educare

Educare of Washington, DC

Brenda P. Jones Harden

Implementation Evaluation of Educare

United Planning Organization

Brenda P. Jones Harden

Buffering Children from Toxic Stress Through Attachment-Based Intervention

University of Maryland-Baltimore

Brenda P. Jones Harden

Evaluation of Early Steps to School Success

University of Nebraska

Brenda P. Jones Harden

RAPID: Understanding and Designing Community Dynamics in a Massively Open Online Course Platform, the Peer 2 Peer University

NSF

Brian Butler

CECEI Evaluation of the Efficacy of Maryland’s Race to the Top—Early Learning Challenge Grant

STMD-Maryland State Department of Education

Christy Tirrell Corbin

Promote Mental Health Literacy Among Minority Adolescents

American Psychological Association

Cixin Wang

Developing Rich Media-Based Materials for Practice-Based Teacher Education Budget Justification

NSF

Daniel I. Chazan

Supports for Learning to Manage Classroom Discussions

University of Michigan

Daniel I. Chazan

R&D: SAVE Science: Situated Assessment using Virtual Environments for Science Content and Inquiry

NSF

Diane Jass Ketelhut

Brain Mechanisms of Affective Language Comprehension in Autism Spectrum Disorders

US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

Donald Joseph Bolger

Connections Beyond Sight & Sound: The MD and DC Deaf-Blind Project

STMD-Maryland State Department of Education

Donna J Riccobono

DORS OBVS Client Satisfaction Survey

STMD-Maryland State Department of Education

Ellen S. Fabian

RRTC on Vocational Rehabilitation Practices for Youth and Young Adults

TransCen, Inc.

Ellen S. Fabian

Study of Adequacy of Funding for Education in the State of Maryland

Augenblick, Palaich and Associates, Inc.

Gail Sunderman

Using Number Games to Promote Head Start Children’s Symbolic and Non-symbolic Number Skills

Heising-Simons Foundation

Geetha B Ramani

Improving Low-income Children’s Symbolic and Non-symbolic Numerical Knowledge

The Spencer Foundation

Geetha B Ramani

Psychometric and Statistical Support for the Study of Language Acquisition

Center for Applied Linguistics

Gregory R. Hancock

MARCES 4

STMD-Maryland State Department of Education

Hong Jiao

Site RET in Engineering: Connecting with Community Colleges

NSF

Isabel K. Lloyd

Adolescent Literacy Model for Students with Disabilities: Improving Instruction and Intervention to Enhance Reading

University of Texas - Austin

Jade Wexler

Improving Content Area Literacy Instruction in Middle Schools (Project CALI)

US Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences

Jade Wexler

NSF Made Clear Phase II

STMD-University System of Maryland

James Randy McGinnis

AISL: Innovations in Development: Community-Driven Project That Adapt Technology for Environmental Learning in Nature Preserves

NSF

Jennifer J. Preece

Multilevel Item Bifactor Models with Semi-Nonparametric Latent Densities

US Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences

Ji Seung Yang

Behavioral Parent Training Computer Game

Society of The Sigma Xi

John Aloimonos

EXP: BodyVis: Advancing New Science Learning and Inquiry Experiences via Custom Designed Wearable On-Body Sensing and Visualization

NSF

Jon Edward Froehlich

Developing STEM Identities Through Participation in Science-Infused Media and Virtual Peer Networks

NSF

June Ahn

Blended Learning at Scale - Implementation and Analysis of Student Achievement in District of Columbia Public Schools Project Summary

U.S. Department of Education

June Ahn

Full-Scale Development: Collaborative Research: Advancing Informal STEM Learning Through Alternate Reality Games

NSF

Kari Kraus

Editorship of Journal Educational Psychologist

American Psychological Association

Kathryn R. Wentzel

Do Theatrical Experiences Improve Preschoolers' Play and Creativity?

National Endowment For The Arts

Kenneth H. Rubin

Multi-Component Early Intervention for Socially Inhibited Preschool Children

NIH-National Institute of Mental Health

Kenneth H. Rubin

Faculty Workload and Rewards Project: A Randomized Trial

NSF

KerryAnn O'Meara

Assessing the Determinants of Career Choice in Recent Ph.D. Biomedical Scientists from Underrepresented Minority (URM) Backgrounds

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Kimberly Anne Griffin

Evaluation of the Alcorn State and Penn State Universities Bridges to the Doctorate Programs

Pennsylvania State University

Kimberly Anne Griffin

Statistical Services for the University of Maryland School of Social Work Faculty

University of Maryland-Baltimore

Laura M Stapleton

University of Maryland Noyce Scholars Program

NSF

Lawrence Clark

Engineering Design Process Portfolio Scoring Rubric (EDPPSR)

NSF

Leigh R Abts

The CECS Student Success Scholarship Program:  Leveraging Curricular Innovation in Engineering and Computer Science Education

Wright State University

Leigh R Abts

Learning Together

Casa de Maryland, Inc.

Linda R. Valli

Evaluation Services for 21st Century Community Learning Center Award

Suitland Technology Education Engagement Resource Center, Inc.

Linda R. Valli

Supporting the Common Core through Arts Integrated Teaching and Learning

STMD-Maryland Higher Education Commission

Margaret Anne Walker

Teacher Leadership Development

National Writing Project

Margaret Polizos Peterson

Training Program in Social Development

NIH-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Melanie A. Killen

Doctoral Dissertation Research: The Influence of Orthography on the Development of Functional Phonological Units in Spoken Word Production

NSF

Min Wang

Center for Research on Hispanic Children & Families

Child Trends

Natasha J. Cabrera

Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar Appointment

Russell Sage Foundation

Natasha J. Cabrera

BB2: Using baby books to improve maternal and paternal parenting and child outcomes

University of California - Irvine

Natasha J. Cabrera

Effects of Early Psychosocial Deprivation on Mental Health in Adolescence

Children's Hospital Boston

Nathan A. Fox

Assessing the Efficacy of Attention Bias Modification Treatment

Harvard University

Nathan A. Fox

Functions and Development of the Mirror Neuron System

NIH-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Nathan A. Fox

Trajectories of Behavioral Inhibition and Risk for Anxiety

NIH-National Institute of Mental Health

Nathan A. Fox

Researching the Expansion of K-5 Mathematics Specialist Program into Rural School Systems

Virginia Commonwealth University

Patricia F. Campbell

Preparation of Early Intervention Personnel

U.S. Department of Education

Paula J. Beckman

Positive Youth Justice Initiative (PYJI): Eliminating Barriers to Educational Success for All Youth

Public Counsel

Peter E. Leone

Content and Collaboration: Improving Maryland's Prep of Highly Qualified Spec Educators

U.S. Department of Education

Philip J. Burke

The CLAVES Intervention Project: A Project to Develop an Intervention for Comprehension, Linguistic Awareness and Vocabulary in English for Spanish Speakers

Boston College

Rebecca Silverman

Project ProPELL, Preparing Practice-based researchers with Expertise in  Language and Literacy to support high-need students with learning disabilities

U.S. Department of Education

Rebecca Silverman

Broadening the Participation of Women and Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Minorities in STEM Fields: A Meta-Analytic Lens on the Social Cognitive Interest, Choice, and Persistence Hypotheses

NSF

Robert W. Lent

Maryland Mathematics Camp

Mathematical Association of America, Inc

Stephanie Timmons Brown

College and Career Academy a Partnership with Baltimore City (Calverton and Commodore John Rodgers Middle Schools

STMD-Maryland Higher Education Commission

Stephanie Timmons Brown

Increasing Female Secondary School Teachers in African Countries: Barriers and Policies

Open Society Foundation

Steven J. Klees

Increasing Female Secondary School Teachers in African Countries: Barriers and Policies

UBS Optimus Foundation

Steven J. Klees

Increasing Female Secondary School Teachers in African Countries: Barriers and Policies

University System of Maryland Foundation Inc.

Steven J. Klees

Focus on Physics

NSF

Sylvester James Gates

Kids CoLab Cooperative Inquiry

NCS Pearson

Tamara Lynnette Clegg

DIP: ScienceKit for Science Everywhere - A Seamless Scientizing Ecosystem for Raising Scientifically-Minded Children

NSF

Tamara Lynnette Clegg

Every Kid in a Park Initiative

U.S. Department of Interior-National Park Service

Tamara Lynnette Clegg

University of Maryland College Park Partnership with Prince George's County Public Schools for Administrator Development PG County Leadership Proposal

Prince George's County Public School System

Thomas Edward Davis

Hierarchical Network Models: Mediation and Influence

US Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences

Tracy Morrison Sweet

An Application-Based Learning Approach to Introductory C Programming Language Courses

NSF

Wesley G. Lawson

Expanding MLDS Data Access and Research Capacity with Synthetic Data Sets University of Maryland-Baltimore Laura M Stapleton
CECEI Birth to Five and Early Childhood Professional Development Curricula Project STMD-Maryland State Department of Education Christy Tirrell-Corbin
Collaborative Research on Place Value as a System of Mappings NSF Kelly S. Mix
Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes in the Northern Plains Safe Passage Study Cohort Sanford Research Nathan A. Fox
Global Early Intervention Study Lumos Foundation Nathan A. Fox
Collaborative Research: Action, Learning, and Social Cognition NSF Nathan A. Fox
Maryland Longitudinal Data Systems Center (2016-2017) University of Maryland-Baltimore Laura M Stapleton
Statewide CPIP Conference for Maryland High School Freshmen  STMD-Maryland Higher Education Commission Stephanie Timmons Brown
College and Career Academy--Freshman Year Edition STMD-Maryland Higher Education Commission Stephanie Timmons Brown
EI:  Exploring the integration of computational thinking into preservice elementary science teacher education (CT_PSTE) NSF Diane Jass Ketelhut
It Really Does Take a Village: Strategic Collaborations Focused on Promoting Family and Community Engagement in the Lives and Learning of Young Children STMD-Maryland State Department of Education Christy Tirrell-Corbin
Fathers’ parenting and children’s outcomes during middle childhood University System of Maryland Foundation Inc. Natasha J. Cabrera
Study of the Birth to Five Service Delivery Models in Maryland STMD-Maryland State Department of Education Christy Tirrell-Corbin
Efficacy of Maryland’s Early Childhood Family Engagement Initiative STMD-Maryland State Department of Education Christy Tirrell-Corbin
Collaborative Research: Domain-General and Domain-Specific  Training to Improve Children's Mathematics NSF Geetha B Ramani
Evaluation of the D.C. Quality Improvement Network to Improve Early Learning University System of Maryland Foundation Inc. Brenda P. Jones Harden
Dual Enrollment in Maryland and Baltimore City:  An examination of Program Components and Design Abell Foundation Gail Sunderman
IHE and LSS Strategic Collaborations focused on Family Engagement and Teacher (in-service and pre-service) Professional Development in EC/ECSE STMD-Maryland State Department of Education Christy Tirrell Corbin
Proposed Evaluation of The Quality Improvement Network (QIN) To Improve Early Learning Across Washington, DC
Bainum Family Foundation Brenda P. Jones Harden
Elementary Common Core Mathematics Instruction for English Language Learners, South County STMD-Maryland Higher Education Commission Rodrigo Jorge Gutierrez

 

Updated: November 28, 2016

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