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IES 2008 Student Posters

Posters presented at IES Research Conference
Washington, D.C.
June 10-12, 2008

Pre-doctoral Student Posters

Carnegie Mellon University

Jessica McCrory and Dionissi Aliprantis
Jessica McCrory and Dionissi Aliprantis,
University of Pennsylvania
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Aleahmad, T. Open community authoring of worked example problems.

Ayers, B. Skill set profile clustering based on weighted student responses.

Laski, E. Inhibitory control and the acquisition of numerical knowledge.

Lauwers, T. Alignment of technology with instruction: A Case study.

Matlen, B. Analogical transfer of children's story problems.

Wylie, R. Making a priori predicitons about English as a Second Language grammar learning.


Goble, L. J. & Rosenbaum, J. E. Accountability in higher education: What institutional characteristics matter across student types in four-year colleges?

Lindsay, C. Parenting, time use, and adolescent achievement in black and white families.

Mesler, L. Teachers' formal and informal learning opportunities and student achievement.

Mirous, H. Mood effects on drawing enferences during story comprehension.

Petrie, D. Student teaching experiences and career plans.

Richman, S. How school level racial composition and SES interact to influence black student performance.

Sojourner, A. Peer effects in classrooms: Evidence from Project STAR.

Stephan, J., Goble, L. J., & Rosenbaum, J. E. Barriers to college for low-SES students.

University of Chicago

Art, E. Understanding the effects of special education referral policies on educational outcomes: A Methodological puzzle

Ramirez, G. & Gunderson, L. Learning math and spatial skills: Working memory, performance stereotypes and anxiety.

Haskell, D. The Benefits of athletic participation: Heterogeneous effects on academic and labor market outcomes.

Mattarella-Micke, A. High-stakes math performance.

Proger, A. & Stoker, G. Increasing college access and enrollment for Chicago public school graduates: Is AP coursework enough?

University of Pennsylvania

Polikoff, M.S. Is there a de facto national curriculum? Evidence from state content standards.

Sirinides, P. The Long and winding road: The Relationship between leadership practice and student performance.

Haxton, C.L. High school students who "do everything right": Characteristics and consequences.

Gottfried, M. Peer effects in Philadelphia.

Perez-Johnson, I. Parsing Hispanic-White achievement gaps: How individual, family, and school influence mathematics achievement in elementary grades.

Fester, R. Ecological frameworks for success: The Institutional role in student achievement for STEM and healthcare fields.

University of Virginia

Aiyer, S. & Grissmer, D. The Relationship between motor skills and cognitive development: Implications for executive functioning.

Chen, W. & Gregory, A. Parental involvement in pre-referral interventions: Why it matters.

Curby, T.W. Do teacher-child interactions matter more for children's achievement growth depending on where they start?

Hastedt, S. Group differences in performance: The Effects of teaching assistants on collegiate grades.

Jones, J.N. Student identity and engagement in an alternative high school: “Everyone can be who they are.”

Jones, J.N. Motivation and student experience in a dropout prevention program: The intersection of social settings and developmental processes.

McCracken, E., Decker, L., Ponitz, C., Curby, T. & Rimm-Kaufman, S. Fifth grade mathematics achievement, exposure to instruction, and quality of instruction.

McGinty, A.S., Justice, L., & Cabell, S. Intrinsic and experiential factors contributing to the emergent literacy in children with SLI.

Nathanson L., & Schmidt, K.M. Do college-level mathematics test items operate differently by subgroup? Applying IRT and DIF analyses to better understand test items and participants.

Rimm-Kaufman, S., Berry, R., Fan, X., McCracken, E., & Walkowiak, T. The Efficacy of the responsive classroom approach for improving teacher quality and children’s academic performance.

Walters, T.J. & Pianta, R.C. Forecasting elementary school achievement and social and emotional development through school readiness profiles.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

An, B. P., & Grigg, J. The Role of a school in a student's college decisions: Differences by family background.

Bodmann, S. M., Hulleman, C. S., & Harackiewicz, J. M. A Goal systems perspective on achievement goal dynamics.

Borman, G. D., Gamoran, A., & Bowdon, J. Examining the impact of professional development in science inquiry on student achievement.

Bruch, S. & Schudde, L. Transitional bilingual education and two-way bilingual education vs. structural immersion programs: The Effect of alternative bilingual education models on English outcomes in the early grades.

Fleming, D. Housing vouchers and educational outcomes: A Randomized field trial.

Haskins, A. Are household SES characteristics good proxies for student SES reports in NAEP?

Keltz, J. The Effects of merit based scholarships on college completions.

Mader, N. School competition and educational quality: Evidence from Milwaukee's private school voucher program.

Prather, R. Knowledge and use of arithmetic principles.

Shager, H. The Effects of increased maternal education on children's academic outcomes: Evidence from the ECLS-K.

Turner, A. & Milesi, C. The Role of health in understanding the black-white test score gap.


Post-doctoral Program Posters

University of California-Berkeley

Cho, S.-J. & Rabe-Hesketh, S.   Estimating item response models with random item parameters.

Dray, A.J., Weinberg, P.J., Lehrer, R., & Wilson, M.  Assessing data modeling in middle school students.

Feldman, B. J., & Rabe-Hesketh, S.   Modeling with (without) missing data.

University of Virginia

Luckner, A. E., & Curby, T. W. Peer experiences and their differential relations with social, emotional, and academic adjustment.

Myers, S. S. Examining the relations of teacher-child relationships and child temperament to preschool children’s peer relationships.

Ponitz, C. C., Rimm-Kaufman, S. E., Brock, L. L., & Nathanson, L. Gender, early school adjustment, and classroom management in predicting first-grade success.

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