GSE Faculty Research

GSE Faculty Research

 
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Publications from 2021

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“Teaching Them How to Fish”: Learning to Learn and Teach Responsively, Caroline B. Ebby PhD, Brittany Hess, Lizzy Pecora, and Jennifer Valerio

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The Demographic Transformation of the Teaching Force in the United States, Richard Ingersoll, Elizabeth Merrill, Daniel Stuckey, Gregory Collins, and Harrison Brandon

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Responsive Math Teaching: Instructional Model, Responsive Math Teaching Project

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Responsive Math Teaching: Planning and Coaching Protocol, Responsive Math Teaching Project

Publications from 2020

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Household food insecurity and early childhood development: Longitudinal evidence from Ghana, Elisabetta Aurino, Sharon Wolf, and Edward Tsinigo

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"Faultlines" Shaping Higher Education Policy and Opportunity in California, Taylor K. Odle and Joni E. Finney

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"Faultlines" Shaping Higher Education Policy and Opportunity in California: Executive Summary, Taylor K. Odle and Joni E. Finney

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Are Private Kindergartens Really Better? Examining Preschool Choices, Parental Resources, and Children’s School Readiness in Ghana, Luca Pesando, Sharon Wolf, Jere H. Behrman, and Edward Tsinigo

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Philly Scientists: Blending Professional Development for In-School and Out-of-School Educators, Nancy E. Peter and Guillermo D. Ibarrola Recalde

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Changing trajectories of learning and development: experimental evidence from the Quality Preschool for Ghana interventions, Sharon Wolf and Morgan Peele

Publications from 2019

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A Badge of Honor not Shame: An AfroLatina Theory of Black-imiento for U.S Higher Education Research, Amalia Dache, Jasmine Marie Haywood, and Christina Mislán

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Recruitment, Employment, Retention and the Minority Teacher Shortage, Richard M. Ingersoll, Henry May, and Gregory Collins

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Assembling “Digital Literacies”: Contingent Pasts, Possible Futures, T. Philip Nichols and Amy Stornaiuolo

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The Role and Contribution of Academic Researchers in Congressional Hearings: A Critical Discourse Analysis, Laura W. Perna, Kata Orosz, and Daniel C. Kent

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Ideas and the Politics of School Choice Policy: Portfolio Management in Philadelphia, Rand Quinn and Laura Ogburn

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Year 3 Follow-up of the ‘Quality Preschool for Ghana’ Interventions on Child Development, Sharon Wolf

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The Role of Executive Function and Social-emotional Skills in the Development of Literacy and Numeracy during Preschool: A Cross-Lagged Longitudinal Study, Sharon Wolf and Dana Charles McCoy

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A dimensional risk approach to assessing early adversity in a national sample, Sharon Wolf and Noelle Suntheimer

Publications from 2018

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The Appearance of Statistical Ideas in Prose, Poetry, and Drama: A Dictionary of Quotations, Aphorisms, Apothegms, Excerpts and Epigrams, Robert Boruch

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To Randomize Or Not to Randomize? That is the Question, Robert Boruch

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College Opportunity at Risk: An Assessment of the States, Joni E. Finney, Abigail Dym, Ben Williams, Peter Granville, and Ashley Napier

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College Opportunity at Risk: An Assessment of the States — State Risk Assessments, Joni E. Finney, Abigail Dym, Ben Williams, Peter Granville, and Ashley Napier

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Ethnography of Language Planning and Policy, Nancy H. Hornberger, Aldo A. Tapia, David H. Hanks, and Frances K. Dueñas

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The Status of Teaching as a Profession, Richard Ingersoll and Gregory J. Collins

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The Changing Face of Teaching, Richard Ingersoll, Lisa Merrill, and Daniel Stuckey

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Leadership Matters: Teachers' Roles in Decision Making and School Performance, Richard Ingersoll, Philip M Sirinides, and Patrick Dougherty

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Impact Factor Publication Requirement in Kazakhstan, Aliya Kuzhabekova and Alan Ruby

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Changes in Classroom Quality Predict Ghanaian Preschoolers’ Gains in Academic and Social-Emotional Skills, Dana McCoy and Sharon Wolf

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Not a Twitter Revolution: Anti-neoliberal and Antiracist Resistance in the Ferguson Movement, Cristina Mislán and Amalia Dache-Gerbino

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China’s Overseas Investment Should not Neglect Education, Alan Ruby and Asia Li

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Teachers' Work Practices in Kazakhstan: Some Comparative Insights from TIMMS 2011 to Guide Curriculum Implementation, Alan Ruby and Colleen McLaughlin

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Impacts of Pre-Service Training and Coaching on Kindergarten Quality and Student Learning Outcomes in Ghana, Sharon Wolf

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Measuring and predicting process quality in Ghanaian pre-primary classrooms using the Teacher Instructional Practices and Processes System (TIPPS), Sharon Wolf, Mahjabeen Raza, Sharon Kim, J. Lawrence Aber, Jere R. Behrman, and Edward Seidman

Publications from 2017

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Washington State Public Teachers' Ambient Positional Instability From A Statistical Approach of Retrospective Study & Prospective Study, Bowen Cai and Robert Boruch

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Institutional Governance for a Shared Glocal Engagement Mission, Peter D. Eckel

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Driven to Perform: Tennessee's Higher Education Policies & Outcomes: A Case Study, Joni E. Finney, Elaine W. Leigh, Roman Ruiz, Wendy Castillo, Edward Smith, and Daniel C. Kent

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Immigration Policy as Family Language Policy: Mexican Immigrant Children and Families in Search of Biliteracy, Sarah Gallo and Nancy H. Hornberger

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Information Communication Technologies and Research in Developing Countries, Jessica Gladstone and Robert Boruch

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Why, and How, Elite Colleges and Universities are Joining Forces [Selection], Matthew Hartley and Alan Ruby

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Joshua A. Fishman: A Scholar of Unfathomable Influence, Nancy H. Hornberger

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Portraits of Three Language Activists in Indigenous Language Reclamation, Nancy H. Hornberger

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A Quarter Century of Changes in the Elementary and Secondary Teaching Force: From 1987 to 2012 - Statistical Analysis Report, Richard M. Ingersoll

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School Leadership Counts, Richard M. Ingersoll, Patrick Dougherty, and Philip Sirinides

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Minority Teacher Recruitment, Employment, and Retention: 1987 to 2013, Richard M. Ingersoll, Henry May, and Greg Collins

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A Day at a US Graduation Ceremony: What to Expect, Alan Ruby

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Kazakhstan’s Quest for a World-Class University: The Story so Far, Alan Ruby

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Parallel Reforms: Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools and Nazarbayev University, Alan Ruby and Matthew Hartley

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International Faculty Recruitment in Kazakhstan: The Case of Nazarbayev University, Alan Ruby, Aliya Kuzhabekova, and Jack T. Lee

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A Chinese Branch Campus in Malaysia - Adjusting Fundamentals, Alan Ruby and Bonnie Yingfei

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Economic Instability, Food Insecurity, and Child Health in the Wake of the Great Recession, Sharon Wolf and Taryn Morrissey

Publications from 2016

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Problems in Classroom Engagement: Validation of an Assessment for District-wide use in the Early Primary Grades, Katherine Barghaus, John Fantuzzo, Whitney LeBoeuf, Cassandra Henderson, Feifei Li, and Paul McDermott

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Program Evaluation Policy, Practice, and the Use of Results, Robert Boruch, Jessica L. Chao, and Selene S. Lee

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In Search of Terra Firma: Administrative Records on Teachers’ Positional Instability across Subjects, Grades, and Schools and the Implications for Deploying Randomized Controlled Trials, Robert Boruch, F. Joseph Merlino, Jill Bowdon, John Baker, Jessica Chao, Ji Eun Park, Michael Frisone, Tianpeng Ye, Tom Hooks, and Andrew C. Porter

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Randomized Controlled Trials, Robert Boruch, Rui Yang, Jordan Hyatt, and Herb Turner III

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Ambient Positional Instability Among Illinois Teachers, AY 2007-2012: A Briefing, Jessica Chao, Ji Eun Park, and Robert Boruch

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The Interesecting Authority of Boards, Presidents, and Faculty: Toward Shared Leadership, Peter D. Eckel and Adrianna Kezar

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2016 College Affordability Diagnosis: National Report, Joni E. Finney

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2016 College Affordability Diagnosis: State Assessments, Joni E. Finney

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Ambient Positional Instability Among Core Subject Arkansas Public School Teachers: Interim Report, Michael Frisone, Tom Hooks, Tianpeng Ye, and Robert Boruch

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Language and Voice, Nancy H. Hornberger

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Conversation Currents: The Continua of Biliteracy, Nancy H. Hornberger and Iliana Reyes

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Revisiting Orientations in Language Planning: Problem, Right, and Resource as an Analytical Heuristic, Francis M. Hult and Nancy H. Hornberger

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Do Accountability Policies Push Teachers Out?, Richard Ingersoll, Lisa Merrill, and Henry May

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Screening Child Social-emotional and Behavioral Functioning in Low-Income African Country Contexts, Janet Nakigudde, Besa Bauta, Sharon Wolf, and Keng-Yen Huang

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Higher Education Internationalization in the Context of Ongoing Economic-Political Transitions: Insights from Former Soviet and Eastern Bloc Nations, Kata Orosz and Laura W. Perna

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Throwing Down the Gauntlet: Ten Ways to Ensure that Higher Education Research Continues to Matter, Laura W. Perna

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Technology: The Solution to Higher Education's Pressing Problems?, Laura W. Perna and Roman Ruiz

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Ambient Positional Instability Among Teachers in Minnesota Public Schools: 2010-2011 to 2014-2015, Farah Rayes, Jimin Oh, Selene Lee, and Robert Boruch

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How Don Nakanishi Overcame Prejudice in the Academy, Alan Ruby

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Implementing Stronger and More Credible Student Assessment Systems, Alan Ruby

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World Insight: The Untold Story of Middle America’s Regional Universities, Alan Ruby

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World Insight: Developing the First Chinese University Branch Campus in Malaysia, Alan Ruby and Bonnie Yingfei He

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A Failing Safety Net: Declining Community College Affordability, Ben Williams, Joni E. Finney, and Sarah Torres

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Ambient Positional Instability in New Jersey Public Schools: 1996-1997 to 2011-2012, Tianpeng Ye, Michael Frisone, Tom Hooks, and Robert Boruch

Publications from 2015

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Ambient Positional Instability Among Ohio Math and Science Teachers: 2008 to 2014, John Baker and Robert Boruch

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Taken out of Context: Defending Civic Education From the Situationist Critique, Sigal R. Ben-Porath and Gideon Dishon

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Minority Serving Institutions: A Guide to Research and Publishing, Felecia Commodore, Ufuoma Abiola, Francisco Ramos, and Marybeth Gasman

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An Examination of Existing and Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions’ Latino Initiatives and Culture, Daniel Corral, Marybeth Gasman, Thai-Huy Nguyen, and Andres Samayoa

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Students at the Margins and the Institutions That Serve Them: A Global Perspective, Marybeth Gasman and Andres Samayoa

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‘Narrow-Minded and Oppressive’ or a ‘Superior Culture’? Implications of Divergent Representations of Islam for Pakistani-American Youth, Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher

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Review of M. Bigelow and J. Ennser-Kananen (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Educational Linguistics, Nancy H. Hornberger

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Sámi Time, Space, and Place: Exploring Teachers’ Metapragmatic Statements on Sámi Language Use, Teaching, and Revitalization in Sápmi, Nancy H. Hornberger and Hanna Outakoski

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What Do the National Data Tell Us About Minority Teacher Shortages?, Richard Ingersoll

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Mindfulness Training: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Assessing Efficacy in Education, Elizabeth Mackenzie

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On Their Own Terms: Two-Year Minority Serving Institutions, Thai-Huy Nguyen, Valerie Lundy-Wagner, Andres Samayoa, and Marybeth Gasman

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Improving College Access and Completion for Low-Income and First-Generation Students: The Role of College Access and Success Programs, Laura W. Perna

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Understanding the Human Capital Benefits of a Government-Funded International Scholarship Program: An Exploration of Kazakhstan's Bolashak Program, Laura W. Perna, Kata Orosz, and Zakir Jumakulov

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A Pick ‘n’ Mix Programme Can Be An Incoherent One, Alan Ruby

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Generation Y Are Failing to Put Money Where Their Mouths Are, Alan Ruby

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Globalization and the University: A Relationship Worth Studying?, Alan Ruby

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How the 99 Percent Learn: America’s Overlooked Successes, Alan Ruby

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Review of Kenneth Baker et al., 14-18: A New Vision for Secondary Education, Alan Ruby

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US Higher Education: More Options than McDonald’s Menu, Alan Ruby

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US Student Debt: Borrowing the Long and Lending the Short of it, Alan Ruby

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Will Universities Survive the 21st Century?, Alan Ruby

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Investing in Learning Outcomes: Findings from an Independent Evaluation of the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) Trust Fund Program, Alan Ruby and Daniel C. Kent

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Are There Metrics for MOOCS From Social Media?, Alan Ruby, Laura W. Perna, Robert Boruch, and Nicole Wang

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Redefining Success: How Tribal Colleges and Universities Build Nations, Strengthen Sovereignty, and Persevere Through Challenges, Ginger Stull, Demetrios Spyridakis, Marybeth Gasman, Andres Samayoa, and Yvette Booker

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Cumulative Risk and Teacher Well-Being in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sharon Wolf, Catalina Torrente, Marissa McCoy, Damira Rasheed, and J. Lawrence Aber

Publications from 2014

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Immigrant Spanish as Liability or Asset? Generational Diversity in Language Ideologies at School, Elaine Allard, Katherine Mortimer, Sarah Gallo, Holly Link, and Stanton Wortham