Sunday, November 18, 2007

PhD Program in Top 10

Educational Psychology PhD program is ranked as the top 10th Educational Evaluation & Research program in the United States at the 2006-2007 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index top performing individual programs list prepared by Academic Analytics.

According to a news story by UAlbany School of Education, "rankings were based on the index for ranking doctoral programs launched by Academic Analytics last year. The index evaluates over 7,400 doctoral programs in 172 disciplines in 375 institutions. It also ranks institutions in broader categories, such as humanities and biological sciences, as well as institutions as a whole. Index findings were released in the Nov. 16 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education."

Saturday, September 1, 2007


Some of the Journals EdPsy Students Published
Handbook of Health Related Disorders in Children
Journal of Early Adolescence
Journal of Educational Computing Research
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation
Substance Use & Misuse
Teaching Educational Psychology

Some of the Conferences EdPsy Students Presented
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Evaluation Association (AEA)
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Association for Psychological Science (APS)
Eastern Psychological Association (EPA)
Edward F. Kelly Conference
Eric F. Gardner Conference
Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education Conference (EQRE)
Harvard Graduate School of Education Student Research Conference
International Society of Humor Studies (ISHS)
Jean Piaget Society (JPS)
National Communication Association (NCA)
New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO)
Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA)
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)
Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)
Teachers College, Columbia University, Cultural Studies and Education Conference

Some of the Books by EdPsy Faculty
Newman, D. L., Falco, J., Silverman, S., Barbanel, P. (Eds.). (2007). Videoconferencing Technology in K-12 Instruction: Best Practices and Trends. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Dai, D. Y., & Sternberg, R. J. (Eds). (2004). Motivation, Emotion, and Cognition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Marozas, D., & May, D. (1998). Issues and practices in special education. New York: Longman.
Newman, D. L., & Brown, R. D. (1996). Applied ethics for program evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Vellutino, F. R. (1981). Dyslexia: Theory & Research. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Payne, D. A., & McMorris, R. F. (Eds.) (1975). Educational and psychological measurement: Contributions to theory and practice (2nd ed.). Morristown, NJ: General Learning Press.

Some of the Books by EdPsy Alumni
Spaulding, Dean T. (2008). Program Evaluation in Practice. Jossey-Bass.
Steinberg, Wendy J. (2007). Statistics Alive! Sage Publications.

Monday, August 27, 2007

Fall 2007 Events

Aug 29 Wed
Annual division orientation
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 335

Sept 5 Wed
Brown Bag: “PhD Program requirements”
Dr. Joan Newman
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 127

Sept 19 Wed
Brown Bag: “The state of revising intervention research: A meta-analysis”
Dr. Bruce Saddler, Kristie Asaro and Dan Schoenfeld
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 127

Oct 10 Wed
Brown Bag: “Are there differences in understanding of the internet between high school students and college students? Effects of the Children’s Internet Protection Act of 2000”
Dr. Zheng Yan
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 127

Oct 20 Sat
EdPsy Outing: Apple Picking, Hiking, BBQ
Indian Ladders Farm and Thatcher Park

Oct 30 Tue
Division Town Meeting
7pm, ED 335

Oct 31 Wed
Brown Bag: “Math and Science Scores: Can Microscopy be Used to Raise Them in the US?”
Tony Leonardi
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 127

Nov 14 Wed
Brown Bag: “Giftedness: An exceptionality re-examined”
Dr. David Dai
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 127

Nov 28 Wed
Brown Bag: “Bibliographic software options
Jason Bryer
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 127

Dec 16 Sun
Christmas Carols
6pm, David Dai’s home

Saturday, January 20, 2007

Spring 2007 Events

Jan 31 Wed
“Suicidal behavior among undergraduates”
Jeff Haugaard, Assistant Vice Provost for Honors Programs, University at Albany
12:00 – 1:30 in the Science Library Standish Room

Feb 28 Wed
So You Want to Work in a University? (Tips to make it happen)
12:00 – 1:30 in ED 335

Mar 14
"High stakes assessment and opportunities to learn"
Dr. Mindy Kornhaber, Pennsylvania State University
11:30 – 1:00 in ED 335

April 25
“Using response to kindergarten and first grade intervention to identify children at risk for long term reading difficulties”
Dr. Frank Vellutino and Haiyan Zhang
11:30 – 1:00 in ED 335

May 9
Poster Session
ED 335