Archived Lectures - Spring 2010

January 25

The Content of Instruction Under Standards-Based Reform

Morgan Polikoff, PhD Candidate, Education Policy, IES Fellow
Videotaped Lecture

February 1

The Impact of a Social-Emotional Learning Intervention on Children's Mental Health and Academic Achievement

Larry Aber, Professor of Applied Psychology and Public Policy, New York University

February 8

Constrained Job Matching:  Does Teacher Job Search Harm Disadvantaged Urban Schools?

Eric Hanushek, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University

February 15

The Effects of  Retirement Benefit Systems on the Teaching Workforce

Mike Podgursky, Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia
Videotaped Lecture

February 22

Effectiveness and Efficacy of Web-based Educational Technologies in the Elementary and Middle Grades

Kay Wijekumar, Associate Professor, College of Information Sciences and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University
Videotaped Lecture

March 1

Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: Evidence from Boston's Charters and Pilots

Susan Dynarski, Associate Professor of Public Policy & Education, University of Michigan
Videotaped Lecture

March 15

A Discussion of Fixed and Random Effects Models in Education Research: Their Use, Interpretation, and Limitations

Henry May, Research Assistant Professor & Statistician, Consortium for Policy Research in Education

March 22

Effects of State Pre-K Programs: Results from a Program of Research

Steve Barnett, National Institute for Early Education Research, Rutgers University
Videotaped Lecture

March 29

The High-Stakes Effects of “Low-Stakes” Testing: Performance Labels Matter to Vulnerable Students

Richard Murnane, Professor of Education and Society, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
Videotaped Lecture

April 12

Making College-For-All Work: How Research Can Contribute

James Rosenbaum, Professor of Education and Social Policy and Sociology, Northwestern University
Videotaped Lecture

April 19

The Foundations of Learning Project: Can teacher training in classroom management make a difference for children's experience in preschool?

Pamela Morris, Professor of Applied Psychology, New York University
Videotaped Lecture

April 26

The Role of Families and Schools in Philadelphia's High School Choice Process: Information Access, Applications, and Admissions

Clarisse Haxton, PhD Candidate, Education Policy & Sociology, IES Fellow
Videotaped Lecture