|Objective:||The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education announces a Summer Research Training Institute on Single-Case Intervention Research Design and Analysis. The purpose of the Training Institute is to increase the national capacity of education researchers to conduct methodologically rigorous single-case intervention studies.|
|Dates:||June 25–June 29, 2012|
|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 Wisconsin Center for Education Research in the Educational Sciences Building. 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 Educational Sciences Building.|
|Course Content:||The course sessions will provide education researchers with intensive training in the skills required to plan, design, implement, analyze, and interpret single-case intervention studies. 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.
|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 25–June 29, 2012. 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://NCSERTraining.com.
All applications must be received no later than March 9, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. EST.
Applications will be reviewed and applicants will be notified no later than April 11, 2012 via electronic mail. Selected applicants will receive the Summer Training Institute course schedule and information about travel and lodging.
|Instructors (pending):||Thomas R. Kratochwill, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison|
Joel R. Levin, Ph.D., University of Arizona and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Robert H. Horner, Ph.D., University of Oregon
John M. Ferron, Ph.D., University of South Florida
Larry V. Hedges, Ph.D., Northwestern University
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
Telephone: (202) 219-2234
Inquiries about submission of the Single-Case Intervention Research Institute application materials:
1900 L Street, NW, Suite 505
Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: (202) 296-2528