2009 PI Meeting: Agenda

February 18–19, 2009
Washington, DC

AGENDA

From Discovery & Innovation to Transformations in
Education, Learning Research, and Evaluation:
Contributions and Emerging Knowledge from the REESE Program


 DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2009    
7:30-8:45am   Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Poster Setup
     
8:45-9:05am      Conceptualizing a Project's Role in the Process from Discovery to Scale-up
   

Welcome and Meeting Overview
Janice Earle
National Science Foundation

"Supporting Complementary Research in a Cycle of Innovation and Learning"
Joan Ferrini-Mundy
National Science Foundation

     
9:10-10:30am   Moderated Panel Discussion
   

Accumulating Evidence and Identifying Areas for Future Investment Across Research Portfolios: Implications for STEM Education Research

Jere Confrey (PDF) (Word)
North Carolina State University

Michael Feuer (PDF)
The National Academies

Jonathan Osborne (PDF)
Kings College London

Mark St. John (PDF) (Word)
Inverness Research, Inc.

Moderator:
John T. Bruer

James S. McDonnell Foundation 

     
10:30-10:45am   Break
     
10:45-12:00pm   Assessing the Evidence and Impacts of Proof of Concept Studies
   

Sarah K. Brem (PDF)
Arizona State University

Melanie Cooper (PDF)
Clemson University

Daniel Schwartz (PDF)
Stanford University School of Education

Moderator:
Robert Boruch

University of Pennsylvania 

     
12:15-1:30pm   Lunch on your own
     
1:30-2:30pm   Evidence, Claims, and Warrants from STEM Education Efficacy Studies
   

William Cobern (PDF)
Western Michigan University

Carolyn Maher (PDF) (Word)
Rutgers University

Finbarr Sloane (PDF)
Arizona State University

Moderator:
Spyros Konstantopoulos

Boston College 

     
2:30-4:00pm   Evidence, Impacts, and Generalizability of STEM Effectiveness Trials
   

Kathryn Borman (PDF) (Word)
University of South Florida

Adam Gamoran (PDF)
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jeffrey L. Osborn (PDF)
University of Kentucky

Moderator:
Barbara Schneider

Michigan State University 

     
4:00-4:30pm   The Center for Advancing Research and Communication in STEM (ARC)
   

Sarah-Kay McDonald
NORC at the University of Chicago 

     
4:30-6:30pm   Poster Session and Reception
 DAY 2:  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2009      
8:15-9:00am   Continental Breakfast
        
9:00-10:00am   Bringing Education Research to a Wider Audience
   

Bruce Alberts (PDF)
University of California, San Francisco
Editor-in-Chief, Science 

     
10:00-12:00pm   Working Groups
   

Next Steps: What Can Funded Projects Do to Leverage the Impact of Research Projects?

     
12:00-1:00pm   Boxed Lunch and Panel Discussion
   

Building on REESE Research: Additional Funding Opportunities at NSF

Julia Lane
National Science Foundation

Soo-Siang Lim (PDF)
National Science Foundation

Marilyn Suiter
National Science Foundation

Moderator:
Janice Earle
National Science Foundation 

     
1:00-2:00pm   Report Back
   

Moderator:
Sharon Derry

University of Wisconsin-Madison

     
2:00pm   Adjourn