Arlington, Va., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present at several sessions during the 2021 Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) conference, being held virtually September 26-29, 2021, with a poster session occurring October 1. AIR is a platinum sponsor of the conference.
The theme of the conference is “The Fierce Urgency of Knowledge: Education Evidence for Reimagining and Reckoning,” and will bring together education researchers, policy leaders and professionals from around the country. AIR experts will present their work in several sessions across a variety of topics, including online credit recovery, instructional coaching, postsecondary readiness for English learners, evidence syntheses, distance learning interventions, and more.
A list of sessions featuring AIR experts is below. The full program can be found on the SREE conference website. Sessions will be in EDT.
Monday, September 27
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
1E. Unconventional and Inexpensive Interventions for Improving Academic Outcomes
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
2E. Teacher Professional Development
AIR Chair: Eleanor Fulbeck
Paper: Measuring the Fidelity of Implementation of Instructional Coaching: Current Approaches and New Directions
AIR Presenters/Authors: Jane Coggshall, Debbie Davidson-Gibbs and Andrew Wayne
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
3C. The Use of Online Courses for High School Credit Recovery: Effectiveness, Implementation Considerations, and Costs
AIR Organizer: Jordan Rickles
Paper: Effect of Online Credit Recovery on Student Experiences and Initial Outcomes
AIR Presenter/Author: Jordan Rickles
Paper: Online Credit Recovery: Understanding Implementation Challenges and Student Engagement
AIR Presenter/Author: Peggy Clements
Paper: Comparing the Costs of Online and Traditional Teacher-Directed Credit Recovery Classes
AIR Presenter/Author: Drew Atchison
3G. Innovations and Applications of Quasi-Experimental Designs
Paper: Accounting for Missing Data and Differential History Threats: Comparative Interrupted Time Series (CITS) in the Time of COVID-19
AIR Presenters/Authors: Andrew Swanlund and Ryan Williams
Tuesday, September 28
Paper: Postsecondary Readiness Among English Learner Students in a Large Urban School District: Opportunities for and Participation in Accelerated Coursework
AIR Presenters/Authors: Elisabeth Davis and Ryan Eisner
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
7C. Literacy Interventions in Elementary Grades
Paper: Effects of Literacy First Tutoring on Students' Short-term and Long-term Academic Skills
AIR Presenters/Authors: Sarah Caverly and Ginger Stoker
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
8D. Interventions to Support Socioemotional Learning
Paper: Scaling a Brief Self-Affirmation Mindset Intervention: Results from Year 1 of the National Randomized Controlled Trial
AIR Presenters/Authors: Trisha Borman, Rachel Garrett, So Jung Park, Cong Ye and Ji Hyun (Elaine) Yang
5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
9G. Discussions on the Next Phase of Evidence Syntheses
AIR Organizer: Joshua R. Polanin
Paper: Making Evidence Synthesis Data Transparent, Reproducible, and Available
AIR Presenter/Author: Joshua R. Polanin
Paper: Incorporating Economic Evidence in Systematic Reviews in Education
AIR Presenters/Authors: Ryan Williams and Joshua R. Polanin
Paper: Exploring Effect Heterogeneity Using Meta-Regression and Machine Learning: Using PreK-12 Mathematics Interventions as a Case Example
AIR Presenters/Authors: Ryan Williams, Martyna Citkowicz, David I. Miller and Jim Lindsay
Paper: Mapping the Pipeline of Intervention Evidence in Education
AIR Presenter/Author: Laura Michaelson and David I. Miller
Wednesday, September 29
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
10D. Pathways to College and Career Success: Longitudinal Outcomes of Accelerated College Credit and Career and Technical Education Programs
Paper: Indiana and Minnesota Students Who Focused on Career and Technical Education in High School: Who Are They, and What Are Their College and Employment Outcomes?
AIR Presenters/Authors: Jim Lindsay, Megan Austin and Yinmei Wan
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
11D. Distance Learning Approaches
Paper: A Rapid Evidence Review of Distance Learning Programs
AIR Presenters/Authors: Sarah Sahni, Joshua Polanin, Qi Zhang, Laura Michaelson, Sarah Caverly, Madeline Polese and Ji Hyun (Elaine) Yang
Friday, October 1
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Poster Sessions: Early Childhood Education
Virtual Pipeline Poster: Understanding the Costs and Effects of a Statewide Early Math Intervention: The Kentucky Mathematics Achievement Fund
AIR Presenters/Authors: Zeyu Xu, Umut Ozek and Jesse Levin
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