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Title: Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research Training Program in Education Sciences
Center: NCER Year: 2010
Principal Investigator: Rimm-Kaufman, Sara Awardee: University of Virginia
Program: Postdoctoral Research Training Program in the Education Sciences      [Program Details]
Award Period: 5 years Award Amount: $652,687
Goal: Training Award Number: R305B100009
Description:

The University of Virginia Post-doctoral Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education Sciences provides training for fellows in multiple projects including ones focused on teacher quality, early childhood, and social and behavioral contexts for academic learning. Through this program, fellows work with faculty on research projects including randomized evaluation trials, quasi-experimental studies of large scale data bases of state and national significance, planned comparison evaluations, and observational studies. Fellows' experience in the research program includes formulating research questions, generating research designs, writing grants, conducting analyses, and publishing and presenting findings.

Related IES Projects: This university received a previous award for a postdoctoral fellowship program. More information about this award can be found at: http://ies.ed.gov/ncer/projects/grant.asp?ProgID=14&grantid=136&InvID=90.


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