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Institute for Research on Teaching & Learning (IRTL)

The Institute for Research on Teaching and Learning (IRTL) assists faculty across the College of Education in preparing grant applications to external/internal funding agencies and supports the research interests and activities of the faculty of the College. The support may consist of budget development, interpreting the Request for Proposal (RFP), completing essential forms, obtaining University sign offs, and submission via electronic application processes. IRTL staff will serve as the liaison with MSU’s Contract & Grant Administration, other MSU departments, and the funding agency.


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Recent Awards

Josh Cowen  Russell Sage Foundation
Neighborhoods, Schools, and Academic Inequality

Kristy Cooper  American Educational Research Association
Instructional Collaboration Among High School Math and Science Teachers - Prevalence and Outcomes

Angela Calabrese Barton  National Science Foundation
Tools for Teaching and Learning Engineering Practices: Pathways Towards Productive Identity Work in Engineering

Barbara Markle  Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Technical Assistance and Coaching for Flint Community Schools

Anne-Lise Halvorsen  Michigan Department of Education / U.S. Department of Education
Northern Michigan Historical Inquiry Project

John Carlson  Michigan Department of Education
Evaluation of Project AWARE Michigan

Barbara Markle  Kellogg Foundation
Kellogg Foundation Battle Creek Educational Leaders Study Tour in London

Kristen Renn  Arizona State University / Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
University Innovation Alliance Predictive Analytics and Advising Interventions

Kenneth Frank  The Nature Conservancy
Study of the Diffusion of Evidence Based Practices through Networks within the Nature Conservancy

Barbara Markle  Detroit Board of Education / U.S. Department of Education
SIG External Service Provider to Detroit Public Schools

Joseph Krajcik / Barbara Schneider  George Lucas Educational Foundation
Multiple Literacies in Project Based Learning

Amita Chudgar  MacArthur Foundation
Improving access and retention in secondary education in PSIPSE countries: What can we learn from existing large-scale resources?

Rebecca Jacobsen  College of the Holy Cross / Spencer Foundation
Measuring School Quality Beyond Test Scores

Margaret Crocco  Spencer Foundation
Understanding High School Students’ Use of Evidence in Deliberating about Public Policy Issues: An Empirical Study

William Schmidt  Helmsley Charitable Trust
Supporting Teachers' Implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics: The Navigator

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