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1 October 7, 2013 MEMORANDUM TO: FROM: RE: Executive Vice President Richard Edwards Richard De Lisi, Dean GSE Updates for Cabinet Meeting The following are GSE Updates for June through September Grants and Fundraising Efforts Cindy Blitz (Research Professor, Dean s Office) was awarded $467,775 from New Jersey Department of Education for Common Core Academy (7/13-8/13). Cindy Blitz (Research Professor, Dean s Office) was awarded $340,000 from New Jersey Department of Education for Using Formative Assessments to Improve Teaching and Learning (9/13-8/14). Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology) was awarded $83,776 from the National Science Foundation for CAREER: A Comprehensive Modeling Approach to Cognitively Diagnostic Assessment: Methodological Developments and Practical Implementations-SUPPLEMENT (9/13-7/14). Cindy Hmelo-Silver (Department of Educational Psychology) was awarded $346,892 for Effects of Computer Support for Collaborative Learning in STEM Education: A Research Synthesis (7/13-6/15). Ariana Mangual Figueroa (Department of Learning and Teaching) was awarded $55,000 from the Spencer Foundation for Citizenship, Socialization, and Schooling in the Lives of Mixed- Status Mexican Families (9/13-6/15). Carolyn Maher (Department of Learning and Teaching) was awarded $198,982 for Collaborative Research: R&D: Cyber-Enabled Design Research to Enhance Teachers' Critical Thinking Using a Major Video Collection on Children's Mathematical Reasoning- SUPPLEMENT (8/13-4/14) Co-PIs: Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Marjory Palius, Grace Agnew. Saundra Tomlinson-Clarke (Department of Educational Psychology) was awarded $42,000 from the Dodge Foundation for STEAM Consortium: Facilitating Creativity and Innovation through Arts Education Curriculum (8/13-7/14) Co-PI Penelope Lattimer.

2 2 Shannon Ayers (NIEER) was awarded $139,400 from the West Virginia Department of Education for Kindergarten Early Learning Scale Validation Research Study for West Virginia (8/13-7/14). Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration and NIEER) was awarded $52,079 for NIEER Support for Federal and State Policy Development (7/13-7/14). Publications Nores, M & Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration). (2013). Early child development programs and research in the United States. In M. Stamm & D. Edelmann Manual for early childhood and educational research (Handbuch frühkindliche Bildungsforschung). Switzerland: VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften. Rinehart, R., Ravit Duncan (Department of Learning and Teaching), Clark Chinn (Department of Educational Psychology), Dianovsky, M. T. (2013). Digital evidence and scaffolds in a model-based inquiry curriculum for middle school science. In N. Rummel, M. Kapur, M. Nathan, & S. Puntambekar (Eds.), To see the world and a grain of sand: Learning across levels of space, time and scale. (pp ). 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. Clark Chinn (Department of Educational Psychology), Ravit Duncan (Department of Learning and Teaching), Dianovsky, M., & Rinehart, R. (2013). Promoting conceptual change through inquiry. In S. Vosniadou (Ed.) International handbook of conceptual change (2nd ed.) (pp ). New York: Routledge. Chia-Yi Chiu (Department of Educational Psychology). (2013). Statistical refinement of the Q-matrix in cognitive diagnosis, Applied Psychological Measurement, 37, Chia-Yi Chiu (Department of Educational Psychology) & Douglas, J. (2013). A nonparametric approach to cognitive diagnosis by proximity to ideal response patterns, Journal of Classification, 30, Chen, J., Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology), & Zhang, Z. (2013). Relative and absolute fit evaluation in cognitive diagnosis modeling, Journal of Educational Measurement, 50, Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching), Gentile, M., and Van Heuvelen. (2013). A. The physics active learning guide, Pearson, San Francisco (textbook). Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching), Gentile, M., and Van Heuvelen, A. (2013). Instructor guide for college physics. Pearson, San Francisco (textbook). Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching), Gentile, M., and Van Heuvelen, A. (2013). College physics, Pearson, San Francisco (textbook). Richards, A.J., & Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching). (2013). Kinaesthetic learning activities and learning about solar cells, Physics Education, 48 (5),

3 3 Casabianca, J. M., McCaffrey, D. F., Drew Gitomer (Department of Learning and Teaching), Bell, C. A., & Hamre, B. K. (2013). Effect of observation mode on measures of secondary mathematics teaching. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 73, 5. Drew Gitomer (Department of Learning and Teaching). (2013). International parallels in responding to unsatisfying accountability practices. In M. Chatterji (Ed.), Validity and test use: An international dialogue on educational assessment, pp : United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Drew Gitomer, (Department of Learning and Teaching) & Bell, C. A. (2013). Evaluating teaching and teachers. In K. F. Geisinger (Ed.), APA handbook of testing and assessment in psychology (Vol. 3, pp ). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Torres, V.; Viterito, A.; Heeter, A.; Ebelia Hernandez (Department of Educational Psychology), Santiague, L.; & Johnson, S. (2013). Sustaining opportunity in rural community colleges. Community College Review, 37(1), Ebelia Hernandez (Department of Educational Psychology). (2013). Mexican American women's activism at Indiana University in the 1990s. The Journal of Higher Education, 84(3), Ebelia Hernandez (Department of Educational Psychology), Mobley, M., Coryell, G., Yu, E., & Martinez, G. (2013). Examining the construct validity of a college student engagement survey for Latinos. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 12(2), Sinha, S., Gray, S., Cindy Hmelo-Silver, (Department of Educational Psychology), Jordan, R., Eberbach, C., Goel, A., & Rugaber, S. (2013). Conceptual representations for transfer: A case study tracing back and looking forward. Frontiers in Learning Research. 1, Jordan, R.C., Cindy Hmelo-Silver (Department of Educational Psychology), Liu, L. & Gray, S. (2013). Fostering reasoning about complex systems: using the aquarium as a model ecosystem. Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 12, Reynolds, R., Cindy Hmelo-Silver (Department of Educational Psychology), Sorenson, L., Van Ness, C. (2013). Interview findings on middle schoolers' collaboration in self-organizing game design teams. In N. Rummel, M. Kapur, S. Puntambekar, & M. Nathan (Eds). Proceedings CSCL Eberbach, C., Cindy Hmelo-Silver (Department of Educational Psychology) & Yu, Y. (2013). The long and winding road to collaborative observational practice. In N. Rummel, M. Kapur, S. Puntambekar, & M. Nathan (Eds). Proceedings CSCL Cindy Hmelo-Silver (Department of Educational Psychology), Jordan, R., & Sinha, S. (2013). Seeing to understand: Using visualizations to understand learning in technology-rich learning environments. In R. Luckin, S. Puntambekar, P. Goodyear, B. L. Grabowski, J. Underwood, & N. Winters (Eds). Handbook of Design in Educational Technology. New York: Taylor and Francis. Liu, L. & Cindy Hmelo-Silver (Department of Educational Psychology). (2013). Promoting the collaborative use of cognitive and metacognitive skills through conceptual representations in hypermedia. In D. Treagust & C-Y. Tsui (Eds). Multiple representations in biological education. (pp ). New York: Springer.

4 4 Ariana Mangual Figueroa (Department of Learning and Teaching). (2013). A. La Carta de Responsabilidad: The problem of departure. In D. Paris & M. T. Winn (Eds.),Humanizing research: Decolonizing qualitative inquiry with youth and communities (pp ). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Sigley, R., Carolyn Maher (Department of Learning and Teaching), & Wilkinson, L. (2013). Tracing Ariel s growth in algebraic reasoning: A case study. Proceedings of 37the Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 4, pp ), Kiel, Germany: Kiel University. Bleakley, D. & Melinda Mangin (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration). (2013). Easier said than done: Leading technology integration. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 16(1), Cheryl McLean (Department of Learning and Teaching). & Rowsell, J. (2013). (Re)designing literacy teacher education: A call for change. Teaching Education. 24(1), Austin, L.J.E., Kipnis, F., Sakai, L., Whitebook, M., & Sharon Ryan (Department of Learning and Teaching). (2013). The state of early childhood higher education in Rhode Island: The Rhode Island Early Childhood Inventory. Berkeley, CA: Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California at Berkeley. Research report Tanja Sargent (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration), Kong, P. and Zhang, Y. (2013). Home environment and educational transitions on the path to college in rural northwest China. International Journal of Educational Development. Kim, S.-Y., Youngsuk Suh (Department of Educational Psychology), Kim, J.-S., Albanese, M., & Langer, M. (2013). Single and multiple ability estimation in the SEM framework: A non-informative Bayesian estimation approach. Multivariate Behavioral Research.48, Ding, Y., Yang, L.-Y., Guo, J.-P., Dake Zhang (Department of Educational Psychology), Ning, H., & Richman, L. C. (2013). Rapid automatized naming skills and immediate memory functions in Chinese elementary readers who read English as a second language. The Journal of Learning Disabilities, 46 (4), Dake Zhang (Department of Educational Psychology), Xin, Y. P., & Si, L. (2013). Transition from intuitive to advanced strategies in multiplicative reasoning for students with math disabilities. The Journal of Special Education, 47(1), Conferences, Seminars, Other Events Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) "State Pre-K Evaluation: What can we learn from the Perry Preschool Study and past state efforts?" and "What do we know about ensuring quality pre-k" to the Alabama SEA and Evaluation Committee Staff Retreat, Montgomery, AL, September Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) "The new business case for early childhood investment," National Business Leader Summit on Early Childhood Investment, Atlanta, GA, September 2013.

5 5 Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) "Evaluation of the quality of early childhood services: Advances and principal challenges," Quality of Services for Early Childhood Education, Washington, DC, September Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) "What works? Evidence based programs and practices," National Summit on Hispanic Early Learning, Panelist, Miami, FL, September Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) "Securing the social benefits from ECCE," Asia-Pacific Forum on ECCE, Keynote address, Seoul, South Korea, September Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) Webinar, "Equitable access to quality early education," August Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) "Early learning leadership: Challenges and opportunities," MACC Early Learning Round Table. Keynote, New Brunswick, NJ, August Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) "Preschool in the United States trends in funding and accessibility," AFT Teach, Reclaiming the Promise: Uniting for Public Schools, Presentation. Washington, DC, July Steve Barnett (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) "Benefits of early childhood development interventions," Early Childhood Development Programs Contributions to the Dominican Republic, presentation. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June Clark Chinn (Department of Educational Psychology) Discussant of symposium Dealing with (Socio-)Scientific Controversies: Epistemic, motivational, and cognitive dimensions. Discussion presented at the biennial meeting of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, Munich, Germany, August Rinehart, R. W., & Clark Chinn (Department of Educational Psychology) Student use of anomalous authentic scientific data in the face of competing explanatory frameworks. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, Munich, Germany, August Clark Chinn (Department of Educational Psychology) Discussant of symposium Scripting and orchestration: Recent theoretical advances. Discussion presented at the biennial Computer Supported Collaborative Learning conference, Madison, WI, June Chia-Yi Chiu (Department of Educational Psychology) Statistical refinement of the Q-Matrix in cognitive diagnosis paper presented at international meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), Arnhem, Netherlands, July Chia-Yi Chiu (Department of Educational Psychology) Nonparametric approaches to cognitive diagnosis, invited workshop held at the Graduate Institute of Educational Measurement and Statistics, National Taichung University of Education, Taichung, Taiwan, June Chia-Yi Chiu (Department of Educational Psychology) Statistical refinement of the Q-Matrix in cognitive diagnosis, Graduate Institute of Educational Measurement and Statistics, National

6 6 Taichung University of Education, Taichung, Taiwan, June Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology) Some models and procedures for cognitive diagnosis modeling. Paper presented at Biennial Meeting of the World Statistics Congress, Hong Kong, SAR, China, August Huo, Y., Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology), & M., E-Y. Multidimensional higher-order IRT model with multiple groups. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Arnhem, The Netherlands, July Leenen, I., Ponsoda, V., Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology) & Hontangas, P. Identification in models for pairwise preference data: Relating the Multi-unidimensional pairwise preference model and the Thurstonian IRT model. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Arnhem, The Netherlands, July Morillo, D., Ponsoda, V., Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology), Leenen, I., & Abad, F. Relationship between IRT models for forced-choice items. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Arnhem, The Netherlands, July Rojas, G., Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology) & Olea, J. Differential item functioning detection in DINA model using standardized differences statistics. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Arnhem, The Netherlands, July Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology) Comparing item selection methods in CAT for cognitive diagnosis. Invited keynote presentation at Cognitive Diagnosis Modeling and Assessment Workshop and Conference, Taichung, Taiwan, June Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology) Cognitive diagnosis modeling: A general framework and some recent developments. Invited presentation at the Applied Measurement and Evaluation Center Colloquium, Chungnam National University, South Korea. July Jimmy de la Torre (Department of Educational Psychology) Comparing item selection methods in CAT for cognitive diagnosis. Invited keynote presentation at Cognitive Diagnosis Modeling and Assessment Workshop and Conference, Taichung, Taiwan, June Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) Using physics to help students develop scientific habits of mind. Opening keynote address at the International Conference on Physics Education ICPE-EPEC, Prague, Czech Republic, August Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) Can an instructional lab resemble a physics lab? Iinvited talk at the AAPT Summer meeting, Portland, Oregon, July Poklinek, M., Planinsic, G., Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) Analyzing patterns in experts' approaches to solving experimental problems. Contributed talk at the ICPE-EPEC 2013 conference, Prague, Czech Republic, August Gregorcic, B, Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching), Planinsic, G. An effective use of interactive whiteboards - a design based research approach. A contributed talk at the ICPE-EPEC 2013 conference, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2013.

7 7 Gregorcic, B., Planinsic, G., and Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) "Productive use of interactive whiteboard with physics-based 2-D sandbox software." A presentation at the 18th Multimedia in Physics Teaching and Learning Conference (MPTL'18), Madrid, Spain, September Resnick, E., Zisk, R., and Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) The Interrogation Method and its effects on student learning. A contributed talk at the AAPT Summer meeting, Portland, Oregon, July Vanier, M., Malysheva, M., and Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) Analysis of pre-service physics teachers reflections on teaching. A contributed talk at the AAPT summer meeting, Portland, Oregon, July Malysheva, M., Vanier, M., and Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) Content and depth of reflection on teaching: Does evolution occur? Poster contributed at the AAPT summer meeting, Portland, Oregon, July Richards, AJ, Jones, D. C., & Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching). How students combine resources to build understanding of complex ideas. Contributed talk presented at AAPT Summer Meeting, Portland, OR, July Richards, AJ, Jones, D. C., & Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) Student reasoning using combinations of resources. Poster presented at AAPT Summer Meeting, Portland, OR, July Richards, AJ, Jones, D. C., & Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) Revising Curricular Materials Using Cognitive Resources. Poster presented at PERC 2013, Portland, OR, July Gregorcic, B., Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) & Planinsic, G. Effective Ways of Using Interactive Whiteboards in a Physics Classroom A contributed talk presented at AAPT Summer Meeting, Portland, OR, July Gregorcic, B., Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) & Planinsic, G. Investigating Interactive Whiteboard Use with Design Based Research approach A contributed poster presented at AAPT Summer Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July Gregorcic, B., Eugenia Etkina (Department of Learning and Teaching) & Planinsic, G. Interactive Whiteboards: Effective Use of the Interactive Surface in a Physics Classroom A contributed poster presented at PERC 2013, Portland, Oregon, July 17, Nydia Flores (Department of Learning and Teaching) So pues entonces: An examination of bilingual discourse markers in Spanish oral narratives of personal experience of New York City-born Puerto Ricans, International Pragmatics Association (IPRA) New Delhi, India. September Nydia Flores (Department of Learning and Teaching) Panel On Narrative Pragmatics. On: So pues entonces: The use of bilingual discourse markers in oral narratives of Puerto Ricans in NYC. International Pragmatics Association Conference, New Delhi, India. India Habitat Centre, September Nydia Flores (Department of Learning and Teaching) Pragmatic variation in therapeutic discourse: mitigating devices employed by Dominican female clients and a Cuban American

8 8 therapist Cross-cultural Pragmatics Conference, University of East Anglia, England, June Nydia Flores (Department of Learning and Teaching) So pues entonces: An examination of discourse markers in oral narratives of personal experience of English dominant NYC-born bilingual Puerto Ricans. International Symposium on Bilingualism in Singapore, June Drew Gitomer (Department of Learning and Teaching) The promises, challenges and limits of teacher evaluation. Keynote address. The 6th International Conference on Teacher Education, Jerusalem, July Susan Golbeck (Department of Educational Psychology) Exploring preschoolers' peer interactions within the context of collaborative problem solving in physical science (with Jamie Liberti). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Jean Piaget Society, Chicago, June Florence Hamrick (Department of Educational Psychology) Student veterans and service members in higher education: Exploring visible and invisible disabilities. The Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University, August Florence Hamrick Department of Educational Psychology) Identifying and comparing graduate programs in college student affairs. Invited Speaker Residence Hall Honorary Association Regional Conference, New Brunswick, June Carolyn Maher (Department of Learning and Teaching) Using the Video Mosaic Collaborative for improved science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teaching. Invited lecture at the US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, East Rutherford, NJ, August York-Barr, J., Melinda Mangin (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration), & Murray, A. Teacher leadership: Findings from 30 years of research. Session presented at the annual Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Development Council) Summer Conference, Minneapolis, MN. July Lee, A., & Angela O Donnell (Department of Educational Psychology) Socially shared regulation in online groups. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction, Munich, Germany, August Sharon Ryan (Department of Learning and Teaching) The Higher Education Inventory. Paper presented at early childhood workforce data systems pre-institute session of Professional Development Institute, National Association for the Education of Young Children, San Francisco, CA, June Sharon Ryan (Department of Learning and Teaching) Sakai, L., & Whitebook, M. Teachers at their best: A new tool to assess and improve how early childhood programs support effective practice and ongoing development. Paper presented at professional development Institute, National Association for the Education of Young Children, San Francisco, CA, June Austin, L, Kipnis, F., & Sharon Ryan (Department of Learning and Teaching) The early childhood higher education inventory: Gathering data to inform the development of coordinated and comprehensive professional development systems for practitioners. Paper presented at Professional Development Institute, National Association for the Education of Young Children, San Francisco, CA, June 2013.

9 9 Sargent, Tanja (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) and Chen, C. Inequality and the gaokao, North American Chinese Sociologists Association annual meeting, New York, NY August Tanja Sargent (Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Administration) Inequality and the Chinese college entrance examination in the global age, Rutgers University, Confucius Institute, International Conference on Various Aspects of Chinese Studies in the Global Age, (with Chentong Chen), June Keith Weber (Department of Learning and Teaching) Strategies, beliefs, and assessments for reading mathematical and scientific texts. Plenary address at Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education, St. Paul, MI, June Keith Weber (Department of Learning and Teaching) Proof comprehension in advanced mathematics: Assessment, reading strategies, and unproductive student beliefs. Colloquium presented at Northern Illinois University. September, Keith Weber (Department of Learning and Teaching) Variance in the ways that mathematicians seek conviction, persuade others, and check the correctness of proofs. Colloquium presented at Northern Illinois University. September, Keith Weber (Department of Learning and Teaching) Learning to comprehend texts in advanced mathematics: The role of assessment, reading strategies, and student beliefs. Invited research presentation at Comprehending Mathematical Proofs: A One Day Workshop. Loughborough, UK, July Lew, T. Fukawa-Connelly, Pablo Mejia-Ramos (Department of Learning and Teaching), & Keith Weber (Department of Learning and Teaching). Understanding proofs presented in mathematics lecture. Research presentation at Comprehending Mathematical Proofs: A One Day Workshop. Loughborough, UK, July Keith Weber (Department of Learning and Teaching) Beliefs and strategies for comprehending mathematical arguments. Invited research report at the 2013 Summer Meeting for the American Association of Physics Teachers. Portland, OR, July Ding, Y., Dake Zhang (Department of Educational Psychology) McBride, C., & Liu, R.-D. Analytical pinyin skills in Chinese Mandarin speaking children. Society of Scientific Study of Reading Annual Meeting, Hong Kong, July 2013.