Research

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  • Diagnose Language Processing in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants

    September 12, 2015

    In 2015, Giovanna Morini, a postdoctoral student in UD’s School of Education was awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship to study, Using the Tools of Developmental Science to Diagnose Language Processing in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants. This two …

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  • Self-Regulated strategy instruction in college developmental writing

    September 12, 2015

    Large numbers of students enter postsecondary programs with a high school diploma but underprepared for college in reading, writing, or math achievement. The most recent National Assessments of Educational Progress (NAEP) in writing in 2011 (NCES; Nati …

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  • Evaluating the fairness of protection orders

    September 11, 2015

    The Effects of Civil Protection Orders on Procedural Justice, System Efficacy, and Safety in Domestic Violence Cases UD faculty members, Ruth Fleury-Steiner, HDFS, and Susan Miller, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, received a $300,000 NSF …

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  • Improving School Climate

    September 10, 2015

    George Bear, SOE and Debby Boyer, CDS, collaborated with DDOE to secure a 5-yr, $2.8 million School Climate Transformation grant through US DOE. A report, published in December 2014 provides an overview of survey’s applied in Delaware to evaluate the c …

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  • Differences in Bullying Victimization Between Students With and Without Disabilities

    September 10, 2015

    Prevalence rates for bullying victimization among children with disabilities have varied greatly in the research literature. Two reasons for such variability–rates vary as a function of disability type, and rates vary based on the bullying measure and …

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  • Nominations open for Fillos Award

    September 10, 2015

    CEHD salaried or professional staff who are actively pursuing an academic degree are welcome to apply for the Dr. Rita M Fillos Award. Applications are due by 9/30.

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  • Incentivizing SNAP users toward healthy food alternatives

    September 8, 2015

    Incentivizing SNAP users toward healthy food alternatives Through a new partnership and a $3.77 million USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant, the University of Delaware’s Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) will …

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  • Intervention may predict math achievement

    September 8, 2015

    SHAPE UP!: An spatial skills intervention for preschoolers that may predicts mathematics achievement This $880K 3-year study conducted by Roberta Golinkoff follows a group of preschoolers over the course of 14 months and assesses the development their …

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  • Linking geometric, mathematical and spatial skills

    September 8, 2015

    The longitudinal relationship between geometric, mathematical, and spatial skills in preschool and kindergarten  To uncover the links between geometric, mathematical and spatial skills, this $17K 1-year project, led by Roberta Golinkoff, (subcontract f …

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  • Teaching Fractions

    September 8, 2015

    The Center for Improving Learning of Fractions The Institute of Education Sciences awarded a $10 million grant to UD professor Nancy C. Jordan, Lynn Fuchs at Vanderbilt University and Robert Siegler at Carnegie Mellon University, to fund this 5-year re …

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  • Early Reading Intervention to Benefit English Learners

    September 8, 2015

    Efficacy of the Targeted Reading Intervention to Benefit English Learners Steve Amendum along with colleagues from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University are investigating an early reading intervention and professional deve …

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  • Classroom Instruction to Enhance 1st Grade Writing

    September 8, 2015

    Investigating the Impact of Classroom Instruction and Literacy Skills on Writing Achievement in First Grade In an effort to determine the best methods to teach writing skills for first graders, School of Education faculty members David Coker, Charles ( …

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