Sessions at AERA 2015 Chicago

Sessions at AERA 2015 Chicago

SRERA Business Meeting

6:15 PM – 7:45 PM, April 17, 2015

Hyatt, West Tower, Gold Level, Toronto

Distinguished Paper Session I

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, April 16, 2015

Sheraton, Second Level, Ontario

Chair: Michael Green, Hudson Valley Community College

Discussants: Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Sam Houston State University and Kelly Demers, St. Anselm College

Pennsylvania Educational Research Association

Computational Error Pattern Analysis and Prescriptive Instruction

Carol Buckley, Messiah College

Florida Educational Research Association

Alternative Approaches to Exploratory Factor Analysis with Covariates

Xinya Liang, University of Arkansas

Yanyun Yang, Florida State University

California Education Research Association

Building and Utilizing an Academic Support Index to Identify and Support Students At-Risk for Academic Underachievement

David Stevens, Berkeley Unified School District

New England Educational Research Organization

Figured Worlds of Learning to Teach: Interpreting Early Career Trajectories

Joan Barnatt, Elon University

Diana Terrell, Saint Anselm College

Lisa A. D’Souza, Assumption College

Cindy Jong, University of Kentucky

Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source

Kara Viesca, University of Denver

Mid-West Educational Research Association

The Simultaneity of Beginning Teachers’ Practical Intentions

Aaron Zimmerman, Michigan State University

Distinguished Paper Session II

10:35 AM – 12:05 PM, April 17, 2015

Sheraton, Second Level, Ontario

Chair: Edith H. Carter, Radford University

Discussants: Christa Winter, Springfield College and Mike Nelson, University of Central Oklahoma

Northeastern Educational Research Association

What Proportion of the High School/College Text Complexity Gap is Due to Genre-Based Differential Feature Functioning (DFF)?

Kathleen M. Sheehan Educational Testing Service

Mid-South Educational Research Association

Relationship between Level of Readability and Manuscript Disposition among Manuscripts

Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Sam Houston State University

Marla H. Mallette, Binghamton University

Eunjin Hwang, Sam Houston State University

John R. Slate, Sam Houston State University

Southeastern Association for Community College Research

Assessment of Research Methods Used to Identify Indicators for Engineering Students’ Success

James E. Maccariella Jr., Old Dominion University

South Carolina Educators for Practical Use of Research

Research and Evaluation from South Carolina Reading First and Lessons Learned

Tammie S. Dickenson, University of South Carolina

Diane M. Monrad, University of South Carolina

Robert L. Johnson, University of South Carolina

Mihaela Ene, University of South Carolina

Elizabeth Lighton, University of South Carolina

Tomonori Ishikawa, University of South Carolina

Zhaoxia Guo, University of South Carolina

Southwest Educational Research Association

Behavioral Outcomes of Early Exposure to Violence

Kara M. Styck, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Grant Morgan, Baylor University

Distinguished Paper Session III

2:45 PM – 4:15 PM, April 18, 2015

Sheraton, Second Level, Ontario

Chair: Thanh Truc Nguyen, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Discussant: Joe Nichols, Indiana University – Purdue Fort Wayne

Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association

Teacher feedback, perceived competence, and student skill performance in physical education

Daniel K. Drost, University of West Florida (

Eastern Educational Research Association

The 3/2 Achievement Goal Model in Predicting Online Test Anxiety and Help-Seeking

Yan Yang, University of West Georgia

Jeffrey Taylor, University of West Georgia

Louisiana Educational Research Association

Motivating teachers towards expertise development: A mixed methods study of the relationships between school culture, internal factors, and state of flow.

Amanda Mayeaux, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Dianne Olivier, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

South Carolina Educators for Practical Use of Research

Academic Self-Concept: At the Intersection of Academic Achievement, Perception of Friends’ Academic Behavior, and School Racial Composition

Mihaela Ene, University of South Carolina

Elizabeth Leighton, University of South Carolina

Bethany Bell, University of South Carolina

Distinguished Paper Session IV

12:25 PM – 1:55 PM, April 16, 2015

Sheraton, Second Level, Ontario

Chair: Mike Nelson, University of Central Oklahoma

Discussants: William Firestone, Rutgers University and Joan Lee Buttram, University of Delaware

Virginia Educational Research Association William

Shifting paradigms for leadership: Transitioning from teachers to school leaders in a principal preparation program

Laura D. Kassner; Virginia Tech University

P. Ted Price; Virginia Tech University

Amanda F. Kinsler, Virginia Tech University

Abigail Dougherty, Virginia Tech University

North Carolina Association for Research in Education

We Are Our History: Institutional Decision Making and the Mission of the University

Leslie Zenk, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Washington Educational Research Association

Innovations in Improving Mathematic Instruction: One School’s Story of Implementing Job-Embedded Professional Development

Allison Hintz, University of Washington

Elham Kazemi, University of Washington

Jessica Calabrese Granger, Renton Public Schools

Teresa Lind, Renton Public Schools

Becca Lewis, Renton Public Schools

Margaret (Lynn) Simpson, Renton Public Schools

Drew Crandall, Renton Public Schools

Georgia Educational Research Association

The Negative Consequences of Using Percent of Free and Reduced Lunch as a Measure of Poverty in Schools: The Case of the State of Georgia

Justus J. Randolph, Mercer University

Rose Prejean-Harris, Mercer University

Hawai‘i Educational Research Association

The Native Hawaiian Student Achievement Gap: Different Methods, Different Estimates

Malkeet Singh, Education Northwest

Hella Bel Hadj Amor, Education Northwest

Shuqiang Zhang, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

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