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IERI at AERA 2008

The following schedule contains details of the 2008 AERA sessions that included presentations by our IERI colleagues.

Monday
March 24
Tuesday
March 25
Wednesday
March 26
Thursday
March 27
Friday
March 28

MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2008

12:00 – 1:30pm

Characteristics of Effective Middle School Science Curriculum Materials: Results and Implications of a 6-Year Interdisciplinary Study
Building/Room: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers / Executive Conference Center, Conference Room F, Lower Lobby

Sharon J. Lynch (Chair)
Janice H. Earle (Discussant)

Establishing Effects of Curriculum Materials: Quasi-Experimental Implementation Studies of Middle School Science Curriculum Units

Curtis L. Pyke, William Andrew Watson

Evidence of Project 2061 Instructional Strategies in Classroom Implementations: Relationship to Class Achievement

Sharon J. Lynch

Off the Page and Into the Classroom: Characteristics of Three Middle School Science Curriculum Units in Their Social and Cultural Context of Use

Joel Kuipers, Gail Brendel Viechnicki, Laura J. Wright, Lindsey Anne Massoud

2:15 – 3:45pm

Enhancing Mathematics Learning With Technology: Civic, Teacher, Student, and Content Perspectives on Scaling Up SimCalc
Building/Room: Hilton New York / Murray Hill Suite B, 2nd Floor

Jeremy Roschelle (Chair)

4:05 – 5:35pm

Computer Games and Team and Individual Learning
Building/Room: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers / Carnegie Suite East, 3rd Floor

What Do We Know About Assessment in Games?

Eva Baker, Girlie C. Delacruz

TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2008 TOP ^ 

10:35 – 11:15am

Critical Examination of Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in the K-12 Classroom
Building/Room: Hilton New York / Trianon Ballroom / Petit Trianon, 3rd Floor

Teacher-Student Racial and Ethnic Congruence: Race Still matters in the Classroom

Antionette Stroter, Deborah Tatar

10:35am – 12:05pm

Approaches to Enacting and Evaluating Science Curriculum
Building/Room: Hilton New York / Green Room, 4th Floor

Fidelity of Implementation to Instructional Strategies as a Moderator of Science Curriculum Unit Effectiveness

Carol L. O'Donnell, Sharon Lynch

Scaling Up Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies and Students' Reading Achievement: A Multi-Site Longitudinal Randomized Control Trial
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Times Square / Marquis Ballroom, Salon B, 9th Floor

Douglas Fuchs (Chair)

Scaling Up Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies: Effects on Elementary School Students Reading Achievement

Kristen L. McMaster, Laura Saenz

When Controls Perform as Experimental: Documenting and Exploring the Improved Reading Performance of Kindergartners in the Nashville Public Schools from 1997 to 2005

Christopher J. Lemons, Douglas Fuchs, Lynn S. Fuchs

Factors Related to Fidelity of a Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies Intervention for Kindergarten Reading

Marc Landon Stein, Mark Berends

Factors Predicting Sustainability of Kindergarten Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies

Devin M. Kearns, Coby Meyers

Research at Work in Practice: Improving District Leadership and School Programs of Family and Community Involvement
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Times Square / Westside Ballroom, Salon 2, 5th Floor

Longitudinal Effects: District Leaders' Influence on School Partnership Programs

Joyce L. Epstein, Claudia Galind, Steven B. Sheldon

12:25 – 1:55pm

Empirically Determining the Instructional Sensitivity of an Accountability Test: Alternative Approaches
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Times Square / Westside Ballroom, Salon 3, 5th Floor

Empirically Determining the Instructional Sensitivity of an Accountability Test

Eva Baker

2:15 – 3:45pm

Posters in Language Arts and Literacy
Building/Room: Hilton NY / Americas Hall, 3rd floor

A Longitudinal Study of the Development of Reading Fluency and Comprehension in the Early Elementary School Years

Paula Schwanenflugel

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2008 TOP ^ 

8:15 – 9:45am

Research on Reform in Science Instruction
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Times Square / Barrymore Room, 9th Floor

Classroom and Teacher Contextual Effects on Students’ Science Concept Learning: A Multilevel Analysis

Vasuki Rethinam, Curtis L. Pyke, Sharon J. Lynch

Improving Science Teaching and Learning
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Times Square / Majestic Complex, Majestic Room, 6th Floor

Effects of Scaffolded Guided Instruction (SGI) on Science Achievement: Randomized Experiments of Efficacy and Effectiveness

Rick Vanosdall, Michael Klentschy, Kathryn Sloane Weisbaum, Larry Hedges

Building Capacity Among Doctoral Students: AERA and Spencer Dissertation Fellows and Their Research
Building/Room: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers / Metropolitan Ballroom, Metropolitan West, 2nd Floor

Cultivating College Dreams: Institutional Culture and Social Pathways to Attainment

Lara C. Perez-Felkner

10:35am – 12:05pm

Representational Affordances of Different Modeling and Visualization Tools (MVTs) in Facilitating Student-Centered Science Learning
Building/Room: Hilton New York / Hudson Suite, 4th Floor

Mapping a Model-Based Learning Progression From Genetics to Evolution: Representational Affordances and Epistemological Underpinnings

Janice Gobert, Paul Horwitz, Barbara C. Buckley

11:25 – 12:05pm

Investigations and Reports: Using Accountability to Improve School Performance
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Time Square / Broadway Ballroom, Broadway North, 6th Floor

Triangulating: Using National Survey Data to inform the Interpretation of Randomized Controlled Experiment with Teachers

Deborah Tatar, Jason Ravitz, Antionette Stroter

12:25 – 1:55 pm

Discourse and Text in Mathematics Classrooms
Building/Room: Hilton New York / Concourse D, Concourse Level

Identifying Differences in Patterns of Classroom Discourse and their Relationship to Mathematics Achievement Scores

Jessica Pierson

2:15 – 3:45pm

Curriculum Alignment and Course-Taking Patterns on Science and Mathematics
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Times Square / Jolson Room, 9th Floor

Changing a Middle School Science Curriculum, One Unit at a Time

Curtis Pyke, William Andrew Watson, Rob Ochsendorf, Sharon J. Lynch

Digital Media and a New Looking Glass for Learning: Theoretical, Methodological, and Empirical Issues for 3D Multi-User Virtual and Serious Game Environments
Building/Room: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, Executive Conference Center, Conference Room D, Lower Lobby

Chris J. Dede (Chair)

Data Mining for Assessment of Student Learning in the River City MUVE

Jody E. Clarke, Chris J. Dede

Exploring Frameworks for capturing Students Mathematical Identities in Diverse Classroom Settings
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Times Square / Majestic Complex, Winter Garden Room, 6th Floor

Studying New Forms of Identity in Mathematics Classrooms With Integrated Communication and Representational Infrastructures

Stephen Hegedus, Bill Penuel, Maria Blanton

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2008 TOP ^ 

8:15 – 10:15am

Adolescent Identity Development: Looking at the Role of Culture and Self-Concept
Building/Room:
New York Marriott Marquis Times Square / Shubert Complex, Plymouth Room, 6th Floor

Cultural Pride and Identidad: An Interactive Model of Identity and Ethnicity

Lara C. Perez-Felkner

11:25am – 12:05pm

Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning, 2
Building/Room: New York Marriott Marquis Times Square, Broadway Ballroom, Broadway North, 6th Floor

Chris J. Dede (Chair)

A Conceptual Framework for the Scalability of Learning Environments

Jody E. Clarke, Chris J. Dede

12:25 – 1:55pm

Exploring Mathematics Curriculum
Building/Room: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, Madison Suite 4, 5th Floor

Assessing Curriculum Implementation: Insights From the Comparing Options in Secondary Mathematics Project

Melissa D. Mcnaught, James E. Tarr, Douglas A. Grouws

2:15 – 3:45pm

Mapping “Geography of Opportunity” in a Large-Scale Randomized Experiment on Enhancing Mathematics With Technology
Building/Room: Hilton New York / East Suite, 4th Floor

Janice H. Earle (Chair)
Larry V. Hedges (Discussant)
Mitchell J. Nathan (Discussant)

Mapping “Geography of Opportunity” in a Large-Scale Randomized Experiment on Enhancing Mathematics With Technology

Jeremy Roschelle, Nichole Shechtman, Deborah G. Tatar

4:05 – 5:35pm

Scaling and Measurement Issues in Survey Research
Building/Room: Hilton New York / Concourse D, Concourse Level

Using Measurement Principles to Construct and Restructure a Teacher Perception Survey

Jessica Cunningham, Kelly Bradley, Jeffrey Osborn

FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2008 TOP ^ 

10:35am – 12:05pm

Motivation, Affect, and Engagement in Game-Based Learning Environments
Building/Room: Hilton New York, Sutton Complex, Sutton Center, 2nd Floor

How Attaining Special "Powers" Affects Student Engagement and Learning in an Immersive, Collaborative Simulation

Jody E. Clarke, Chris J. Dede, Edward Dieterle, Diane Jass Jass Ketelhut, Brian C. Nelson

Scaling-Up Interventions: The Case of Mathematics
Building/Room: Hilton New York / Gibson Suite, 2nd Floor

Douglas H. Clements (Chair)
Julie Sarama (Chair)

12:25 – 1:55pm

Reading and Comprehension 2: Activity, Ability, Achievement, and Appreciation
Building/Room: Hilton New York / Sutton Complex, Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor

Effect of Text Cohesion and Self-Explanation on the Comprehension of Science Texts

Yasuhiro Ozuru, Stephen Briner, Rachel Best, Danielle McNamara

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