|Objective:||The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) at the Institute of Education Sciences announces its first Summer Research Training Institute on Single-Case Intervention Research Design and Analysis. The Training Institute is intended to increase the national capacity of education researchers to conduct single-case intervention studies that have scientifically credible methodology and analyses.|
|Dates:||June 27–July 1, 2011|
|Location:||University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI|
|This one-week Training Institute will be held on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Classroom instruction will take place in UW-Madison's newly remodeled School of Education. Institute participants will be housed at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Madison, WI. The hotel is located within walking distance of the university campus and the School of Education building.|
|Course Content:||The course sessions will provide education researchers with intensive training in the skills required to plan, design, implement, and conduct analyses for a single-case intervention study. The Institute will focus on intervention research in which the "cases" consist of either individual participants or clustered educational units (e.g., small groups, classrooms, schools).
The course will enable participants to:
|Training Institute Sponsor:||The National Center for Special Education Research at the Institute of Education Sciences is providing support for this Summer Training Institute with collaboration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison|
|Eligibility Requirements and Selection Criteria for Training Institute Fellows:||
Postdoctoral fellows, junior researchers, and senior researchers who would benefit from the knowledge and skills addressed in the Summer Training Institute are encouraged to apply.
If selected for participation in the Summer Training Institute, individuals who require reasonable accommodations for disabilities should contact Nicole Schray (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 202-296-2528.
|Costs and Stipends:||The Institute of Education Sciences will pay for travel to and from the Summer Training Institute site, lodging, per diem on days of instruction, and course materials.|
|Application Procedures:||The Summer Training Institute will be offered June 27–July 1, 2011. If you are interested in attending the Summer Training Institute, please use the link below to submit the following materials:
Application materials should be submitted online at: http://pub.cds2.com/ncser/.
All applications must be received no later than March 11, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. EST.
Applications will be reviewed and applicants will be notified no later than April 8, 2011 via electronic mail. Selected applicants will receive the Summer Training Institute course schedule and information about travel and lodging.
|Instructors:||Thomas R. Kratochwill, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison|
Joel R. Levin, Ph.D., University of Arizona and University of Wisconsin-Madison
John M. Ferron, Ph.D., University of South Florida
Larry V. Hedges, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Robert H. Horner, Ph.D., University of Oregon
David Rindskopf, PhD., City University of New York Graduate School
|Contact Information:||Single-Case Intervention Research Training Institute inquiries:|
National Center for Special Education Research
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20208
Inquiries about submission of the Single-Case Intervention Research Institute application materials:
1900 L Street, NW, Suite 505
Washington, DC 20006