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IES Grant

Title: Network for Integrating Cognitive and Educational Sciences (NICE) Postdoctoral Research Training Grant Program
Center: NCER Year: 2015
Principal Investigator: Newcombe, Nora S. Awardee: Temple University
Program: Postdoctoral Research Training Program in the Education Sciences      [Program Details]
Award Period: 3 years (9/1/2015-8/31/2018) Award Amount: $656,649
Goal: Training Award Number: R305B150014

Co-Principal Investigators: Julie L. Booth, Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, Annemarie H. Hindman

The focus of this training program is to prepare postdoctoral fellows to apply cognitive science principles to crucial issues in education, with a special focus on mathematics, language development, and early learning. Fellows will be recruited from psychology and education departments and be paired with a faculty advisor from each of these two fields. During their training, fellows will strengthen their ability to conduct classroom-based research and to use sophisticated research methods and statistics. Each of the four fellows will be trained for 2 years. They will work on existing research grants, conduct independent research, work collaboratively with other researchers across fields, and hone professional skills (e.g., writing, presenting, managing research).


Book chapter

Booth, J.L., McGinn, K.M., Barbieri, C., Begolli, K.N., Chang, B., Miller-Cotto, D., Young, L.K., and Davenport, J.L. (2017). Evidence for Cognitive Science Principles that Impact Learning in Mathematics. In D. Geary, D.B. Berch, R. Ochsendorf and K. Koepke (Eds.), Acquisition of Complex Arithmetic Skills and Higher-Order Mathematics Concepts (pp. 297–325). Academic Press.