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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

Lanay Mudd / James Pivarnik  National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Maternal Physical Activity during Pregnancy, Lipid Levels and Birth Weight

John Kosciulek  U.S. Dept. of Education
Michigan State University Masters of Arts Rehabilitation Counseling Program

Angela Calabrese Barton  National Science Foundation
Making for Change: Becoming Community Engineering Experts through Makerspaces and Youth Ethnography

Joseph Krajcik  National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: Supporting Secondary Students in Building External Models

Joseph Krajcik  National Science Foundation
Exploring Potential Learning Trajectories for the Energy Concept in Middle School

Charles Anderson / Kenneth Frank  National Science Foundation
Sustaining Responsive and Rigorous Teaching Based on Carbon TIME

Beth Herbel-Eisenmann / Higinio Dominguez  National Science Foundation
Access, Agency, and Allies in Mathematical Systems (A3IMS)

Kenneth Frank / Kristen Bieda  National Science Foundation
How Novice Elementary Teachers' Social Networks Affect Ambitious Math Instruction in the Current Evaluation Climate

William Schmidt  National Science Foundation
Classroom Implementation Indicators for K-12 Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM)

Joshua Cowen  Walton Family Foundation
Inter-district School Choice in Michigan: Who Chooses, Where Do They Go, and What Are the Effects on Student Achievement?

Patricia Edwards  Spencer Foundation
Connecting Home and School Literacies in the Classroom: An Intervention Study

Barbara Schneider  Univ. of London / Jacobs Foundation
Phase II of the Jacobs Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program

Robert Floden  Educational Testing Service
ETS Research Agreement

Matthew Pontifex / Jodene Fine  National Institutes of Health
Physical-activity Induced Transient Changes in Hemodynamics(PITCH)

Richard Houang  Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / National Institutes of Health
Life Course Energy Balance and Breast Cancer Risk in Black/White Women Under 50

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