Archived Lectures - Fall 2009

September 14

Does Diversity Matter? An Exploration of the Relationship Between Institutional Diversity and Alumni Earnings

Doug Lynch, Vice Dean, Graduate School of Education

October 5

The Enhanced Reading Opportunities Study: An Evaluation of Two Supplemental Literacy Programs for Struggling Adolescent Readers

Marie-Andree Somers, Research Associate, MDRC

October 12

Practical Experience Doing Randomized Controlled Trials in Education

Herb Turner, President, Analytica
Videotaped Lecture

October 19

Recruiting Effective Math Teachers, How do Math Immersion Teachers Compare?: Evidence from New York City

Jim Wyckoff, Professor, Leadership, Foundations, & Policy department, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

October 26

Multidimensionality of Teachers’ Graded Responses for Preschoolers’ Stylistic Learning Behavior: The Learning-To-Learn Scales

Clare Waterman, Ph.D. Candidate, PREM program, IES Fellow & Paul McDermott, Professor, Education and Psychiatry

November 2

Human Capital in the Inner City

Dionissi Aliprantis, Ph.D. Candidate, Economics Department, IES Fellow
Videotaped Lecture

November 9

FamilyScape: A Simulation Model of Family Formation

Adam Thomas, Research Director, Center on Children and Families, Brookings Institute
Videotaped Lecture

November 16

Growth and Large Scale Assessments: Matching Purpose with Analysis

Damian Betebenner, Associate, The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment

November 30

Looking to the Real Work of Real Teachers in Real Classrooms

Steve Cantrell, Senior Program Officer, Research & Evaluation, Gates Foundation

December 7

Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation

Flavio Cunha, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Videotaped Lecture

December 14

Using Qualitative Data for Research and Practice

Elliot Weinbaum, Research Assistant Professor, Senior Researcher, Consortium for Policy Research in Education
Videotaped Lecture