Research

Completed Projects

Accelerating Academic Literacy (2005-2009)
PI: Carol Booth Olson

Achievement, Attention, and Behavior Across Middle Childhood (2008-2010)
PI: Greg Duncan

ADHD: Population-Based Estimates of Diagnosis, Treatment, and School Outcomes (2012-2015)
Co-PI: George Farkas

Adult Correlates of Age 7-10 Achievement, Attention, and Behavioral Skills (2009-2010)
PI: Greg Duncan

Afterschool Outcome Measures Online Toolbox (2013-2015)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Algebra Learning For All (ALFA)
PI: Rossella Santagata

Alliance For A Better Community (ABC): Dual Language Learner Teacher Competencies (DLLTC) (2010-2012)
PI: Estela Zarate

Assessment of Student Learning in the Undergraduate Minor in Educational Studies: Year 1 (2011-2012)
PI: Judith Haymore Sandholtz

Assessment of Student Learning in the Undergraduate Minor in Educational Studies: Year 2 (2012-2013)
PI: Judith Haymore Sandholtz

Assessment of Student Learning in the Undergraduate Minor in Educational Studies: Year 3 (2013-2014)
PI: Judith Haymore Sandholtz

Baby Books Project
PI: Stephanie Reich

Brain Boost
PI: AnneMarie Conley

Building a Strategic Academic Alignment Framework for After School
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

California Afterschool Outcome Measures Project - Phases 1 and 2 (2008-2010)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

California Afterschool Outcome Measures Project - Phase 3: Field Testing of Measures (2010-2012)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

California Motivation Project (CAMP) (2009-2015)
PI: AnneMarie Conley

California Subject Matter Projects (CSMP) (2012-2013)
PI: Carol Booth Olson 

California Subject Matter Projects (CSMP) No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Technical Assistance and Support Program 9 (2005-2014)
PI: Carol Booth Olson

Capturing Teacher Knowledge (TeKno)
PI: Rossella Santagata

Coloring Achievement
PI: Gilberto Q. Conchas

Color of Success
PI: Gilberto Q. Conchas

Cross National Study: Adult Correlates of Age 7-10 Achievement, Attention, and Behavioral Skills (2009-2010)
PI: Greg Duncan

Development of Cognitive Skills
PI: Lindsey Richland

Development of Training Materials for the Promising Practices Rating System
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Documenting Instructional Practices in STEM Lecture Courses (2012-2015)
PI: Mark Warschauer

Early Childhood Literacy, Development, and Learning in Online Virtual Worlds (2010-2012)
PI: Rebecca Black

Early Experience Predictors of Latino Students' High School Completion, Including Variations by Gender (2010)
PI: Estela Zarate

Effective Early Childhood Education Programs: Meta-Analytic Lessons from High Quality Program Evaluations (2011-2014)
PI: Greg Duncan

Engineering and Education Collaborative: Teacher Professional Development (2014)
PIs: Tesha Sengupta-Irving, Leyla Riley, Rossella Santagata

Engineering Thinking: Interactive Visualization of Numerical Models (2002-2005)
PI: Mark Warschauer

Equity in Opportunity: A Study of Student Learning and Interest in Engineering Design (2013-2014)
PI: Tesha Sengupta-Irving

Experience Sampling Study: Do After-School Programs Affect Student Experience? An Enhancement Study to the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

From Lab to Lesson Plan: A Study of Secondary Math/Science Teachers Learning to Implement Engineering Design (2013-2014)
PI: Tesha Sengupta Irving 

High Quality SES/21st CCLC Demonstration Project Evaluation (2008-2012)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Improving Reading with Digital Scaffolding (2011-2012)
PI: Mark Warschauer

Interactive Science and Technology Instruction for English Learners (2010-2012)
PI: Mark Warschauer

Investigating the Nature of University Supervisors' "Noticing" of Classroom Lessons
PI: Elizabeth van Es

K-12 Model Arts Integration Project: Arts-Based Oral Language Development Program for Primary Grades (2011-2014)
Liane Brouillette

Kids Smile Project (2012-2013)
PI: Stephanie Reich

Learning Analystics of Cloud-Based Writing (2013-2015)
PI: Mark Warschauer

Learning for the 21st Century (2008-2011)
PI: Mark Warschauer

Learning Math by Comparison
PI: Lindsey Richland

Learning Science by Comparison
PI: Lindsey Richland

Learning to Make Mathematical Connections
PI: Lindsey Richland

Literacy in the History Classroom
PI: Judi Conroy

Mapping the Arts (2007-2009)
PI: Liane Brouillette

Mapping the Beat: A Geograp[hy through Music Curriculum (2006-2010)
PI: Liane Brouillette

Math-Science Partnership (MSP) - Motivation Assessment Program (2011-2014)
PI: AnneMarie Conley

Mistakes as Tools for Learning in U.S. Mathematics Teaching (2009-2011)
PI: Rossella Santagata

Mobile Language Learning
PI: Mark Warschauer

National Forum on the Science of Early Childhood Program Evalutation (2008-2011)
PI: Greg Duncan

National Portrait of 16- to 26-Year-Olds Who are not on Track to Attain a Post-Secondary Education Credential (2008-2009)
PI: Leticia Oseguera

Neighborhood Effects on Health (2012-2013)
PI: Greg Duncan

Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Youth (2008-2011)
PI: Greg Duncan

Netbooks and Open Tools in Education (2010-2011)
PI: Mark Warschauer

New Media Technologies and Civic Literacy
PI: Rebecca Black

Next Generation: Interventions, Economic Security, and Child Development (2008-2009)
PI: Greg Duncan

NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development, Phase IV (2006-2008)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

One Laptop per Mexican Child: Technical Access & Digital Literacy for the New Generation (2008-2010)
PI: Mark Warschauer

Online and Offline Networks
PI: Stephanie Reich

Online Learning Processes and Outcomes
PI: Mark Warschauer

Out-of-School Time and Successful Navigation of the High School Years (2009-2011)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Outcome Measures for Summer Learning Program: Year III Implementation (2013)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Pathway Project: A Cognitive Strategies Approach to Reading and Writing Instruction for Teachers of Secondary English Language Learners  (2006-2010)
PI: Carol Booth Olson

Pathway to Academic Success: A Cognitive Strategies Approach to Text-Based Analytical Writing to Improve Academic Outcomes for Secondary English Learners (2011-2013)
PI: Carol Booth Olson

Paving the Way: K-16 Partnerships
PI: Thad Domina

Peer Assessment and Academic Achievement in a Gateway MOOC (2013-2014)
PI: Mark Warschauer 

Peer Impacts on Attitudes and Drinking Behavior (2008-2009)
PI: Greg Duncan

Persistence of Teacher Change in Rural Schools: Assessing the Short- and Long-Term Impact of Professional Development on K-12 Science Instruction (2011-2015)
PI: Judith Haymore Sandholtz

Power of Discovery: STEM2 Evaluation (2013)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Power of Discovery: STEM2 Evaluation Observation Substudy (2014)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Preschool, Home, and School Contexts as Determinants of the Impacts of Head Start (2011-2014)
PI: Greg Duncan

Preschool Program Impacts on School Readiness (2009-2012)
PI: George Farkas

Raising the Bar (2009-2011)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Reconceptualizing the Task of Early Identification of Reading Comprehension Difficulties for Language Minority Learners: The Persistence Dimension (2013-2014)
PI: Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez

Risk Factors and Services for Vocabulary Delays in Early Childhood: Population-Based Estimates (2012-2015)
PI: George Farkas 

Role of Experimentation in STEM Education Research Projects
PI: Michael E. Martinez

Role of Video in Teacher Learning
PI: Elizabeth van Es

Shockwaves: Tracing the Effects of Affirmative Action Bans through the High School to College Transition (2008-2009)
PI: Thad Domina

Social Inequality and Educational Disadvantage (2009-2012)
PI: Greg Duncan

Social Influences on Early Adult Stress Biomarkers (2008-2012)
PI: Greg Duncan

Spatial Temporal Mathematics at Scale (2009-2014)
PI: George Farkas

Statewide Afterschool Outcome Measures Online Toolbox
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

STEM in Out-of-School Time (2011-2013)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Study of Promising After-School Programs
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Study of Promising After-School Programs: Follow-Up (2006-2007)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Summer Learning Outcome Measures Project (2011-2012)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Targeted Technical Assistance to Accelerate the Development of Certified Linked Learned Pathways in California
PI: Gilberto Q. Conchas

Teacher Leadership Development: NWP 2012-2013 Title II SEED Grant (2012-2013)
PI: Carol Booth Olson

Teaching and Language Facilitation Techniques Associated with Preschoolers' Vocabulary Growth (2013-2014)
PI: Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez

Teaching Artist Training Program: Integrating Videos of Effective Teaching into Classes for Pre-Service Teachers (2009-2010)
PI: Liane Brouillette

Technology and English Language Teaching (2008-2009)
PI: Mark Warschauer

Technology, Out-of-School Learning, and Human Development (2006-2008)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Technology, Writing, and Academic Achievement (2010)
Mark Warschauer

Third Grade Social Skills and Later Attainment (2008-2010)
PI: Greg Duncan

Tiger Woods Learning Center: Ongoing Evaluation Partnership (2008-2012)
PI: Deborah Lowe Vandell

Translating Students' Stories Through Theater
PI: Rossella Santagata

UCI ArtsBridge America (2013)
PI: Liane Brouillette

UCI Writing Project Professional Development in Buena Park High School
PI: Carol Booth Olson 
PI: Rossella Santagata

Uncovering Literacies
PI: Mark Warschauer

Understanding the Landscape of College Outreach Service Programs in Southern California (2010-2013)
PI: Estela Zarate

University of California Educational Evaluation Center (2011-2015)
PI: Greg Duncan

Using the Content Area Literacy Suvey (CALS) to Meet the Demands of the Common Core Standards (2013-2014)
PI: Joshua Lawrence 

Video-Enhanced Fieldwork for the Preparation of Teachers
PI: Rossella Santagata

"What do You Notice?": Pre-Service Teachers' Professional Vision for Math Teaching (2008-2011)
PI: Elizabeth van Es

Word Generation: An Efficacy Trial (2012-2014)
PI: Joshua Lawrence 

Why do Asian American Students Do Better in School? (2007-2008)
PI: Gilberto Q. Conchas

Wilson Male Academy Evaluation
PI: Leticia Oseguera