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This list, organized by funding source, provides a snapshot of active research funding to College of Education faculty members during the most recent academic year. Some figures represent projected multi-year amounts. *No longer at Michigan State University.

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Agency for International Development (USAID)

Global Center for Food Systems Innovation
$5,000,000
Reitumetse Mabokela & Ajit Srivastava
2012-2017

HED Rwanda
$1,280,000
Reitumetse Mabokela
2012-2015

American Educational Research Association

RU Connected? A Collaborative Project Between University Literacy Researchers and an Urban afterschool Program (Racquet Up Detroit) to Develop and Study a Summer Technology Camp for Middle School Youth Developing New Literacies Skills
$4,979
Susan Florio-Ruane
2013-2014

Survey of AERA Member Attitudes and Use of the Internet and Social Media for Communication, Professional Development and Scholarship
$7,000.00
Christine Greenhow
2012-2013

Azim Premji Foundation

Statement of Work for Proposed Contract with Azim Premji Foundation
$400,0000
Punya Mishra
2011-2014

Broad Foundation

The Broad Partnership Between Michigan State University College of Education and Detroit Public School.
$6,000,000
Sonya Gunnings-Moton & Carole Ames*
2003-2017

The College Board

The College Board Research Fellowship Program - Xuechun Zhou
$18,500
Mark Reckase
2011-2012

The Education Trust

Floden General Research
$1,688
Robert Floden
2012-2015

Educational Testing Service

ETS Research Agreement
$300,000
Suzanne Wilson
2013

Ford Foundation

Detroit Schools-Higher Education Consortium Planning/Initial Inquiry Request for Proposals, Ford Funding
$33,479
Sonya Gunnings-Moton & Dorothea Anagnostopoulos*
2013

Research Partnership with the Covenant House Academies in Detroit
$35,000
Kristy Cooper, Dorinda Carter Andrews & Terry Flennaugh
2013-2014

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

College Connect: College Knowledge Challenge Grant
$100,000
Christine Greenhow
2013-2014

Support Teachers Implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
$650,000
William Schmidt
2012-2013

General Electric Foundation

Assisting Teachers in Aligning Instruction to the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
$837,812
William Schmidt
2012-2013

Common Core Implementation Research Center
$1,000,000
William Schmidt
2012-2013

GEF Supported School Districts CCSSM Implementation
$193,013
William Schmidt
2012-2013

Health Resources and Services Administration

Perceived Social Support and Athletes' Resilience Following Athletic Injury
$99,247
Tracey Covassin
2007-2012

Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative
$162,725
James Fairweather
2012-2014

International Olympic Committee

Entourage Role on Development and Termination of an Athletic Career: A Process Not an Event
$16,281
Deborah Feltz
2013

Jacobs Foundation

Phase II of the Jacobs Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program
$64,800
Barbara Schneider
2012-2013

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship Program at Michigan State University
$500,000
Gail Richmond
2010-2015

Lansing Community College

Athletic Training Services for Lansing Community College
$87,052
John Powell
2012-2015

Michigan Department of Community Health

Assessment of Functioning Benchmark Project
$57,484
John Carlson
2012-2013

Wraparound Evaluation Project 2011-2012
John Carlson
$129,017
2011-2012

Michigan Department of Education

Coaching 101 and Schoolwide System of Support - Intervention Specialists and District Improvement Facilitators
$7,000,000
Barbara Markle
2012-2013

Coaching 101 - Year 2
$1,700,000
Barbara Markle
2011-2012

Michigan Principals Fellowship and Coaches Institute - Year 2
$4,500,000
Barbara Markle
2011-2012

Michigan State University Research Proposal for Formative Assessment Research for MDE
$196,250
Edward Roeber* & Amelia Wenk Gotwals
2011-2012

MSU Research on the Formative Assessment Practices of Michigan Educators, 2012-13
$199,367
Amelia Wenk Gotwals
2012-2013

Project WRITE II (Writing, Reading, Inquiry & Technology Education)
$161,066
Samantha Caughlan
2013-2014

Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth

Project Excellence 2011-12
$2,168,745
Michael Leahy
2008-2012

Project Excellence 2012-13
$438,080
Michael Leahy
2012-2013

MSU Humanities and Arts Research Program (HARP) Development

In the Moment
E. David Wong
$24,553
2011-2013

NASA

Cyber Partners: Harnessing Group Dynamics to Boost Motivation for More Efficient Exercise
$1,190,655
Deborah Feltz & James Pivarnik
2013-2016

National Academy of Education

Differential Effects of Instruction on Achievement
$25,000
Elizabeth Covay
2013-2014

The Impact of Contract-Teachers on Student Learning in Developing Countries: A Multi-level, Multi-country Analysis
$55,000
Amita Chudgar
2011-2012

National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Using Response Time to Detect Item Pre-knowledge and Increase Measurement Efficiency in Computerized Adaptive Tests
$46,500
Mark Reckase
2012-2013

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Meta-Analysis of Family-Based Prevention Programs for Adolescent Substance Abuse
$62,832
Cary Roseth
2012-2014

National Institutes of Health

Life-Course Energy Balance and Breast Cancer Risk in Black/White Women under 50
$16,889,208
Richard Houang
2010-2015

National Office of Chinese Language Council International

Establishment of the Confucius Institute at Michigan State University
$810,000
Richard Prawat
2012-2016

National Security Agency

Learning to Teach Chinese from Best Practices
$85,105
Wenxia Wang & Jeffrey Bale
2013-2014

National Science Foundation

CAREER: Constructing Coherence: Elementary Teachers' Strategies for Using Standards-based Mathematics Curriculum Materials
$119,367
Corey Drake
2011-2012

CAREER: Reciprocal Noticing: Latino/a Students and Teachers Constructing Common Resources in Mathematics
$411,076
Higinio Dominguez
2013-2018

CCE: A Learning Progression-based System for Promoting Understanding of Carbon-transforming Processes
$3,499,626
Charles Anderson
2010-2015

Cases of Reasoning and Proving for Secondary Mathematics
$178,790
Michael Steele
2007-2012

Center for Advancing Research and Communication in Science; Technology; Engineering; and Mathematics (ARC)
$896,156
Barbara Schneider
2011-2012

Changing Curriculum, Changing Practice
$366,774
Michael Steele
2010-2014

The CIRTL Network: 25 Research Universities Preparing a National Faculty to Advance STEM Undergraduate Learning
$2,842,242
James Fairweather & Ann Austin
2012-2017

The CIRTL Network: Shaping; Connecting; and Supporting the Future National STEM Faculty
$771,020
Ann Austin
2008-2012

Cluster Randomized Trial of the Efficacy of Early Childhood Science Education for Low-Income Children
$2,918,640
Christina Schwarz
2011-2016

Collaborative Research: BeSocratic: A Free-form, Interactive System to Investigate the Development of Representational Competence
$416,504
Melanie Cooper
2013-2014

Collaborative Research: Cognitive Processes - Classroom Practices that Lead to Student Proficiency with Word Problems in Algebra
$506,588
Robert Floden
2009-2012

Collaborative Research: Improving General Biology Teaching with Diagnostic Question Clusters and Active Teaching
$206,264
Charles Anderson & Amelia Wenk Gotwals
2009-2012

Collaborative Research: Learning About New Demands in Schools: Considering Algebra Policy Environments (LANDSCAPE)
$874,734
Beth Herbel-Eisenmann & Michael Steele
2011-2014

CPACE II Implementing Constituency-driven Curricular Change that Integrates Computational Thinking Across Engineering Disciplines
$799,796
James Fairweather
2009-2012

"Culture in the Mathematics Classroom" MATH TLC Supplemental Grant Proposal
$60,694
Tonya Bartell
2012-2013

Culturally Relevant Ecology; Learning Progressions and Environmentally Literacy
$2,067,091
Charles Anderson
2008-2013

Culturally Relevant Ecology; Learning Progressions and Environmentally Literacy
$67,126
Charles Anderson
2012-2014

Designing an Integrated Framework for Genetics Education to Develop Innovative Curricula and Assessments
$2,609,096
Michelle Williams
2011-2016

Developing and Testing a Model to Support Student Understanding of the Sub-Microscopic Interactions that Govern Biological and Chemical Processes
$2,631,202
Joseph Krajcik
2011-2015

EAGER: Improving Understandings of Student Engagement in STEM to Enhance Teacher Education and Classroom Instruction: An International Collaboration
$299,766
Barbara Schneider
2012-2014

Early Childhood Education in the Context of Mathematics, Science, and Literacy
$465,312
Nell Duke*
2010-2014

Early Childhood Education in the Context of Mathematics, Science, and Literacy
$123,778
Robert Floden
2012-2014

Efficacy Study of Project-Based Inquiry Science (PBIS)
$186,323.00
Joseph Krajcik
2011-2015

ERGO: Developing Principles for Curriculum Ergonomics in the Common Core Era
$425,433
Corey Drake
2012-2016

The First Five Years of Mathematics Teaching
$2,162,274
Maria Teresa Tatto, John Schwille, Mark Reckase, Sandra Crespo, Raven McCrory, Tenko Raykov & Amita Chudgar
2009-2013

Formal-Informal Collaborations to Increase Science Literacy, Improve Student Learning, and Prepare Students for the Workforce
$1,499,891
Suzanne Wilson
2009-2014

Full-Scale Development: Science STARS-NURTURING Transformative science identities for urban middle school girls through an inquiry-based after school program
$161,901
Angela Calabrese Barton
2011-2016

FUTuRES - University of Florida Unites Teachers to Reform Education in Science
$99,842
Joseph Krajcik
2011-2014

The Great Lakes Climate Change Science and Education Systemic Network
$424,620
Kenneth Frank
2012

The Great Lakes Climate Change Science and Education Systemic Network
$338,424
Kenneth Frank
2011-2012

GSE/RES: Club to School (C2S): Rethinking the SMT Pipeline
$499,965
Angela Calabrese Barton
2009-2012

Supplement to GSE/RES: Club to School (C2S): Rethinking the SMT Pipeline
$99,738
Angela Calabrese Barton
2010-2012

How Do Organizational Change Strategies Support the Success of Women Scholars in STEM Fields? An Analysis of NSF ADVANCE Programs
$775,291
Ann Austin
2010-2012

Investigating and Supporting the Development of Ambitious and Equitable Mathematics Instruments Scale
$160,356
Kenneth Frank
2011-2016

Investigating the Capacity of Game-based Design Features to Enhance the Affective Dimensions of Genetics Learning
$142,335
Spyridon Konstantopoulos
2011-2014

(M-DISC) Mathematics Discourse in Secondary Classrooms: A Case-Based Professional Development Curriculum
$1,780,327
Beth Herbel-Eisenmann & Michael Steele
2009-2014

Measuring Complex STEM Thinking Using Epistemic Network Analysis
$219,378
Kenneth Frank
2012-2017

Modeling Hydrolic Systems in Elementary Science (MoHSES)
$62,699
Christina Schwarz
2012-2015

New GK-12: Using the STEM Dimensions of Bioenergy Sustainability to Bring Leading Edge Graduate Research to K-12 Learning Settings
$2,964,322
Charles (Andy) Anderson
2010-2015

NSF-RAPID: Model for Implementing the Next Generation
$199,053
Joseph Krajcik
2011-2012

Path to independence: Understanding the Transition from Postdoc to Independent Scientists in Order to Strengthen the Science and Engineering Workforce
$35,000
Brendan Cantwell
2012-2014

Postdoctoral Experiences in STEM: Literature Analysis and Review
$64,841
Ann Austin
2013-2014

R&D: Developing an Empirically-Tested Learning Progression for the Transformation of Matter to Inform Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Design
$178,527
Joseph Krajcik
2011-2012

Reasoning Tools for Understanding Water Systems
$61,039
Charles Anderson
2010-2013

Supporting Scientific Practices in Elementary and Middle School Classrooms
$479,247
Christina Schwarz
2010-2015

Teachers Empowered to Advance Change in Mathematics (TEACH MATH): Preparing Pre-K-8 Teachers to Connect Children's Mathematical Thinking and Community-based Funds of Knowledge
$2,997,546
Corey Drake & Tonya Bartell
2011-2015

Transforming Developmental Mathematics Education in Partnership with Teacher Preparation
$200,000
Raven McCrory, Beth Herbel-Eisenmann & Kristen Bieda
2013-2014

Transforming Interests in STEM Careers (TISC)
$199,976.00
Barbara Schneider
2009-2013

WIDER: EAGER: Metrics to Shift Institutional Culture toward Evidence-Based Instructional Practices
$123,477
James Fairweather
2012-2014

Zydeco: A Mobile "Nomadic Inquiry" System to Support and Bridge Science Inquiry between Classroom and Museum Contexts
$106,939
Joseph Krajcik
2011-2013

NIH Public Health Service

Girls on the Move Intervention
$3,692,026
Karin Pfeiffer
2011-2016

Pathways to Biomedical Careers: Enhancing the High School Experience
$419,076
Barbara Schneider
2012-2015

A Translational Approach to Evaluating the Effects of Physical Activity on ADHD
$191,272
Alan Smith
2012-2013

Supplement: A Translational Approach to Evaluating the Effects of Physical Activity on ADHD
$30,450
Alan Smith
2012-2013

Transforming Interests in STEM Careers (TISC)
$199,976.00
Barbara Schneider
2009-2013

Organization for Autism Research

Assessing the Effectiveness of Video-based Group Instruction to Enhance Traditional Social Skills Training for School-Aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
$30,000
Joshua Plavnick
2013

Pearson Education

Teachers' Interpretations and Projected Use of Student Score Reports Based upon Ordered Multiple-Choice Items
$85,922
Alicia Alonzo
2012-2013

Skillman Foundation

Detroit-based Good Schools Resource Center (GSRC-D)
$750,000
Barbara Markle
2012

Detroit-based Good Schools Resource Center (GSRC-D)
$750,000
Barbara Markle
2013

Smith Richardson Foundation

Estimating the Return to Undergraduate Business Majors Using GPA Discontinuities
$22,378
Scott Imberman
2012-2013

Society for the Study of School Psychology

Teacher and Student Acceptability of Oral Reading Fluency
$5,000
Sara Witmer
2012-2013

Spencer Foundation

Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy across Communities: Studies with Teachers of African American, Latina/o, and Indigenous Youth
$40,000
Barbara Schneider
2013

Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy across Communities: Studies with Teachers of African American, Latina/o, and Indigenous Youth
$55,000
Django Parisr
2014

Faith in Diologue: How Religious Faith Shapes Moral Deliberation in Contemporary English Classrooms
$40,000
Mary Juzwik
2012-2013

"My Literacy Teaching Is Comprehensive, But Is It Coherent?" Intern Teachers' Learning of Local Curricular Decision-Making in the Context of State Mandates, Scripted Curriculum, and Standardized Assessment
$40,000
Susan Florio-Ruane
2012

Scaling Up a Promising Approach to Narrowing the Achievement Gap in Social Studies and Content Literacy
$205,455
Anne-Lise Halvorsen
2012-2015

Understanding the Teacher Leadership Process for Improving Teaching and Learning
$40,000
Randi Nevins Stanulis
2013-2014

Women, Leadership, and Organizational Culture in Higher Education: A Comparative Study of Ghana and South Africa
$40,000
Reitumetse Mabokela
2012-2014

Faith in Diologue: How Religious Faith Shapes Moral Deliberation in Contemporary English Classrooms
$40,000
Mary Juzwik
2012-2013

United Nations

Study of Teachers for Children Marginalized by Social origin, Economic Status or Location
$228,859
Amita Chudgar
2012

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

True Sport: National Survey Data Analysis
$39,332
Daniel Gould
2012-2013

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Place-based Opportunities for Sustainable Outcomes and High-hopes (POSOH)
$236,916
Charles Anderson & Angela Calabrese Barton
2011-2015

Development and Evaluation of Standardized, Competency-Based Food Safety Education and Training Programs for the Food Industry
$600,000*
Edward Roeber
2011-2014

U.S. Department of Education

Alignment Across K-12 Writing Standards, Assessments, Achievement and Postsecondary Expectations: A State by State Analysis
$1,632,437
Gary Troia
2010-2014

A Proposal to Measure the Impact of Indiana's System of Diagnostic Assessments on Student Achievement Outcomes
$61,978
Spyridon Konstantopoulos
2012-2013

Center on Effective Vocational Rehabilitation Service Delivery Practices
$494,690
Michael Leahy
2011-2016

Center on Effective Vocational Rehabilitation Service Delivery Practices
$494,690
Michael Leahy
2011-2016

Constructing Accurate Value-Added Indicators of Teacher and School Effectiveness that We Can Trust
$1,194,064
Cassandra Guarino & Mark Reckase
2010-2013

Bringing Science into Practice within the Delivery of Psychological Services to Early Childhood Populations
$800,000
John Carlson, Evelyn Oka, Sara Bolt-Witmer & Jodene Fine
2009-2013

Development and Validation of the Narrative Assessment Protocol
$1,800,843
Mark Reckase
2011-2015

The Impact of the Michigan Merit Curriculum and Michigan Promise Scholarship on Student Outcomes
$1,474,614
Barbara Schneider & Kenneth Frank
2010-2015

Integrating Literacy and History Instruction through Technology
$400,000
Cynthia Okolo, Carol Sue Englert & Janet Alleman
2010-2012

Learning to Use Economic Methods to Answer Questions About Education: An Interdisciplinary Training Program
Robert Floden
$4,970,928
2009 – 2014

Proposal for an RCT Training Institute
$821,447
Spyridon Konstantopoulos
2011-2014

Rehabilitation Counseling: Long Term Training Grant
$750,000
John Kosciulek
2008-2013

Spatial Ability as a Malleable factor for Math Learning
$1,532,477
Kelly Mix
2012-2013

Teacher Mentoring and Professional Learning Communities
$578,380
Randi Stanulis
2011-2013

Understanding, Interpreting and Teaching about Africa in the World through the Humanities and Social Studies: Case Study of Tanzania for Pre-Service and Mentor Teacher
$109,387
Margo Glew
2012-2013

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Project Excellence 2012-13
$438,080
Michael Leahy
2012-2013

U.S. Tennis Association

Barriers, Opportunities, and Best Practices in Implementing 10- and-Under Tennis in America: Expert Coaches' Views
$10,996
Larry Lauer*
2013-2016

Various Schools

Confucius Institute Chinese Teacher Contracts
$3,375,000
2010-2013

Confucius Institute Chinese Teacher Contracts
$2,070,000
2012-2013

*No longer at Michigan State University.
**Total university award amount.
***Full award to Michigan State University is $35,000,000.

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