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Virtual Spring 2020 Conference Opportunities

Note: All listed virtual presentation times are Eastern Time, unless otherwise stated.

 

UPCOMING WEDNESDAY VIRTUAL SESSION SERIES 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15

6C. Causal Mediation in Education Research: Opportunities, and Challenges, of Examining Intervention “Mechanisms”SymposiumJuly 15, 1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Register to attend July 15

Abstract

Section: Research Methods & Use of Research Evidence across Settings

Organizer: Elizabeth Stuart, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Clarifying causal mediation analysis for the applied researcher: Defining effects based on what we want to learn
Abstract

Trang Quynh Nguyen, Johns Hopkins University; Ian Schmid, Johns Hopkins University; and Elizabeth A. Stuart, Johns Hopkins University

Simulation-Based Sensitivity Analysis for Causal Mediation Analysis
Abstract

Xu Qin, University of Pittsburgh and Fan Yang, University of Colorado Denver

Identifying Potential Mediating Variables Using Variable Importance Measures
Abstract

Brian G. Vegetabile, RAND Corporation; Donna L. Coffman, Temple University; and Daniel F. McCaffrey, Educational Testing Service

Discussant: Guanglei Hong, The University of Chicago

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

Education in Global Contexts - Invited Session
August 5, 1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Session details pending.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12

Meet the Funders: Perspectives from Foundations
August 12, 1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Register to attend August 12

Moderator: Bethany Miller, Kresge Foundation

Panelists
Jon Baron, Arnold Ventures
Rebecca Villarreal, Ascendium
Elliot Weinbaum, William Penn Foundation

Join program officers from several foundations to hear about their current interest and opportunities in education research, evaluation, and implementation, as well as tips on how to work with this sector and prepare a successful application.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19

Democratizing Evidence in Education: The Search for Balance between Inclusivity and Expertise
Professional Development Session: August 19, 1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Register to attend August 19

Section: Use of Research Evidence across Settings & Organization of Schools and Systems

Moderator: Jim Kohlmoos, EDGE Consulting

Panelists
Steven Fleischman, Change Dynamics
Ilene Berman, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Esther Quintero, Albert Shanker Institute
Ruth Curran Neild, Mathematica
Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Insight Policy Research

 

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Session 4: Works in Progress Poster Session

4A. Academic Learning in Education Settings - In the Pipeline Poster Session

7. Works in Progress: Project DIMES- Diagnostic Instrument for Morphology of Elementary Students

Watch Presentation Recording     Abstract     Poster

TaeYeon Kwon, University of Florida; A. Corinne Huggins-Manley, University of Florida; Amanda P. Goodwin, Vanderbilt University; Jonathan Templin, University of Iowa; Amber E. Benedict, Arizona State University; and Mingying Zheng, University of Iowa

10. Opportunities to Earn Industry Certifications in High School: Implementation of Florida’s Career and Professional Education Act

Watch Presentation Recording     Abstract     Poster

Elizabeth Glennie, RTI International; Ben Dalton, RTI International; Siri Warkentien, RTI International; Erich Lauff, RTI International; Elizabeth Parish, RTI International; and Roger Studley, RTI International

 

Session 7: Afternoon Poster Session

7A. Academic Learning in Education Settings - Afternoon Poster Session

2. Instructional Technology for Reading Remediation in Rural Settings: An Examination of Effectiveness and Efficiency

Watch Presentation Recording     Abstract     Poster

Benjamin Solomon, University at Albany, State University of New York; Brit'ny Stein, Osage County Interlocal Cooperative; Chase Kitterman, Oklahoma State University; and Debbie Enos, Osage County Interlocal Cooperative

 

7E. Research Methods - Afternoon Poster Session

Please address questions about the poster presentation to Gema Zamarro on Twitter @gema_zamarro

9. Student Academic Motivation and Non-Cognitive Skills: Improving Comparability across Cultures and Gender with the Anchoring Vignettes Method

Watch Presentation Recording     Abstract     Poster

Hanka Vonkova, Charles University; Gema Zamarro, University of Arkansas; Ondrej Papajoanu, Charles University; and Katerina Kralova, Charles University

 

7H. Use of Research Evidence across Settings - Afternoon Poster Session

23. How the Education Doctorate Teaches Leaders to Use Research Evidence

William A. Firestone, Rutgers University; Karen Seashore Louis, University of Minnesota; Andrew S. Leland, Southern Illinois University; and Jill Alexa Perry, University of Pittsburgh

 

 

PAST

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

What Would It Take to Change Your Inference? Quantifying the Discourse about Causal Inferences in the Social Sciences
Workshop: March 11 - Noon - 4:00 PM

Q&A available throughout, and extension from 4PM - 5PM.

Recording available directly from presenter.

Abstract     Quick Examples     Combined Frameworks

Presenter
Ken Frank, Michigan State University

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 12