Presentations at 2016 AERA Meeting

National Education Conference Serves as Showcase for UAlbany Students' Innovative Research

Friday, April 8

Dan Tao [ETAP], Jianwei Zhang [ETAP], Dandan Gao
Cogeneration of Pragmatic Structure to Support Sustained Inquiry Over a School Year
In paper session: Science and Inquiry in Technology-Based Learning Environments
2:15-3:45pm
Marriott Marquis, Level Four, Liberty Salon I

Jason Vickers [ETAP]
Exploring Repeated Self-Assessments in Online Discussions: Student Perceptions and Observed Learning Through Quantitative Content Analysis
In roundtable session 10: Online Teaching and Learning SIG Roundtable Session 2
2:15-3:45pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D, Section D

Hirah Mir [ECP]
School Experiences and Changes in Students' Ethnic Identity Over Time
In roundtable session 11: Critical Analysis of International Education Issues
4:05-5:35pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D, Section A

Heather Anne Kurto [ETAP], Kristen C. Wilcox [ETAP]
Accessibility of the Common Core for Special Education Students: Results From a Multiple-Case Study
In paper session: Special Education Research SIG: Accessibility and Accommodations
4:05-5:35pm
Convention Center, Level One, Room 160

Julie E. Learned [ETAP], Angela M. Lui [ECP], Mary Jo Morgan [ETAP]
"Struggling" and "Proficient" Readers in the Same Classrooms: How Contexts Mediate Youths' Perspectives on Reading
In roundtable session 14: Reading the Word and the World: Research on Literacy, Context, and Identity
4:05-5:35pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D, Section D

Saturday, April 9

David W. Franklin [ECP]
The Importance of Instructor and Student Variables in Course Evaluations
In paper session: College Students' Perspectives on Effective Teaching: What Are Our Responses?
8:15-9:45am
Marriott Marquis, Level Two, Marquis Salon 16

Angela M. Lui [ECP], Scott V. Dolan, Jessica Lamendola [ECP]
A Meta-Criteria Rubrics System: Exploring Its Perceived Efficacy, Usefulness, and Satisfaction in an Online College Setting
In roundtable session 16: Designing Effective Methods and Tools for Assessing Higher Education Student Learning Outcomes
8:15-9:45am
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D, Section B

Joette Stefl-Mabry [Info Studies], Michael S. Radlick, Debra Armbruster, Yvonne Keller
Breaking Down Information Silos: Sharing Decades of School Library Research with Educational Researchers
In poster session 1: School Effectiveness and School Improvement SIG Poster Session
8:15-9:45am
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D

Kelly K. Wissman [ELTL]
Learning from Transformative Literacy Practices of Black Boys to Reframe the Purpose and Practice of Literacy Education
In symposium: Regarding Blackness and Maleness Lovingly: Critically Conscious Reflections From Women Teachers, Teacher Educators, and School-Community Activists
8:15-9:45am
Marriott Marquis, Level Two, Marquis Salon 10

Autumn Joy Florencio-Wain [ETAP]
Outcomes of Holistic Education: Parents' Expectations
In paper session: Enhancing Children's Experience of School: Happiness, Care, and Holistic Pedagogy
10:35am-12:05pm
Marriott Marquis, Level Four, Independence Salon E

Kristen C. Wilcox [ETAP], Rebecca L. Benjamin [ETAP]
Common Core English Language Arts Instructional Adaptations in Odds-Beating Elementary and Middle Schools: Multiple-Case Study Findings
In poster session 2: Literacy Instruction
10:35am-12:05pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D

Carol R. Rodgers [ETAP], Theodore Swartz, Dasha Alexander, Chris Kinloch, Vanessa Tezza
Humanizing K-5 Classrooms: The Process and Impact of Descriptive Feedback
In paper session: Contemporary Applications and Analyses of Dewey's Philosophy of Education
12:25-1:55pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Room 209C

Margaret Sheehy [ELTL], Donna M. Scanlon [ELTL], Bridget Smith [ELTL]
Designing Literacy Routines for Knowledge Building in a High School Tier 2 response to Intervention Course
In poster session 5: Vocabulary Research and Instruction
4:05-5:35pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D

Sunday, April 10

Peter Shea [ETAP], Temi Bidjerano, Jason Vickers [ETAP]
Faculty Attitudes Toward Online Learning: Failures and Successes
In roundtable session 31: Online Teaching and Learning SIG Roundtable Session 3
8:15-9:45am
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D, Section D

Brett Miller Levy [ETAP], Annaly Rebeccah Babb-Guerra, Sean Owczarek
How Can Youth Become Both Politically Engaged and Politically Open-Minded? Processes, Outcomes, and Challenges in the "Legislative Semester" Program
In paper session: Fostering Students' Political Engagement
10:35am-12:05pm
Marriott Marquis, Level Four, Independence Salon B

Monday, April 11

Fei Chen [ECP], Heidi L. Andrade [ECP]
The Impact of Criteria-Referenced Formative Assessment on Fifth-Grade Students' Theater Arts Achievement
In poster session 11: Education in Literacy and the Arts
12:25-1:55pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D

Carol R. Rodgers [ETAP], Discussant
Paper session: Cultivating Trust and Collaboration for Sustained Professional Development
12:25-1:55pm
Marriott Marquis, Level two, Marquis Salon 8

Heidi L. Andrade [ECP], Susan M. Brookhart
The Role of Classroom Assessment in Supporting Self-Regulated Learning
In paper session: Promoting College and Career Readiness Through Self-Regulated Learning in the Classroom
2:15-3:45pm
Convention Center, Level One, Room 144 C

Francesca T. Durand, Kristen C. Wilcox [ETAP], Hal A. Lawson [EAPS], Karen Gregory [Dean's]
The Trust-Communication Connection in the Implementation of Race to the Top Policy Innovations
In paper session: Dimensions of Communication: School and District Culture, Climate, and Efficacy
2:15-3:45pm
Convention Center, Level One, Room 143 C

Joette Stefl-Mabry [Info Studies], Michael S. Radlick
Digging Much Deeper: School Library Factors That Impact Achievement
In poster session 12: Innovative Approaches and Strategies to Program Evaluation in Schools
2:15-3:45pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D

Reza Feyzi Behnagh [ETAP], Roger Azevedo, Francois Bouchet, Yan Tian [ETAP]
The Role of an Open Learner Model and Immediate Feedback on Metacognitive Calibration in MetaTutor
In poster session 13: Technology-Based Learning Environments for STEM Education
4:05-5:35pm
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D

Tuesday, April 12

Patriann Smith, Jehanzeb Cheema, Alex Kumi-Yeboah [ETAP]
Language-Based Differences in the International Literacy Assessment of Bidialectal Youth
In roundtable session 50: Taking Stock: Engaging Diverse Perspectives on Education at Macro and Micro Levels
8:15-9:45am
Convention Center, Level Three, Ballroom A

Ruirui Sun [EAPS], Alan Wagner [EAPS],  Katie Zuber, Patricia Strach
Estimating the Effects of Internship Participation on Retention and Graduation
In roundtable session 50: Understanding and Predicting Factors Affecting Student Engagement
8:15-9:45am
Convention Center, Level Three, Ballroom A

Fang Yu [ETAP], Kristen C. Wilcox [ETAP]
"I Didn't Learn It in Chinese": Chinese Adolescents' Experiences in American STEM Classrooms
In roundtable session 53: Rethinking STEM Edcuation Across Cultural Contexts
10:35am-12:05pm
Convention Center, Level Three, Ballroom B

Patriann Smith, Jehanzeb Cheema, Alex Kumi-Yeboah [ETAP]
Marginalization in International Literacy Assessment: The Incongruence Between Native and Test Administration Languages
In paper session: Educational Equity in Global Environments
12:25-1:55pm
Convention Center, Level One, Room 155

Peng Peng, Jessica Min Namkung [ECP], Douglas Fuchs, Lynn Fuchs, Sam Patton, Loulee Yen, Donald L. Compton, Wejuan Zhang, Amanda Miller, Carol Hamlett
Early Predictors of Calculation Development Among Children at Risk for Learning Difficulties
In paper session: Special Education Research: Math Instruction and Students with Disabilities
12:25-1:55pm
Convention Center, Level One, Room 149 A