Research

Center for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education (CESMEE) is a cross-disciplinary program jointly administered by the Iowa State University’s College of Human Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Engineering.

Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching (CTLT) provides leadership in the use of information technology in teacher education through research, development and service within a pluralistic and global society.

Learning Design Solutions is an organization that provides alternative educational technology consulting services within Iowa State University and surrounding communities.

National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) is a unique collaborative effort among the Iowa State University’s Departments of Curriculum and Instruction and World Languages and Cultures, the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC, and leaders in the field of K-12 foreign language education who are based in school districts and institutions of higher education.

Psychology in Education Research Lab (PERL) is a group of professionals seeking to provide credible data for schools and policy makers for decision-making and policymaking purposes relative to the NCLB mandate.

Research Institute for Studies in Education (RISE) conducts comprehensive, integrated, research and evaluation studies to enhance K-20 education nationally and globally.

The following are recent externally funded projects:

2013

  • Soko Starobin (PI, School of Education), Janice Friedel (School of Education), and Andrew Ryder (School of Education), $225,000 from Des Moines Area Community College - Evaluation of I-AM
  • Mary Anderson (PI, School of Education) and Mari Kemis (School of Education), $30,000 from Mississippi State University - Evaluation of the ATOMS2XP Program.

2012

  • Gary Phye (PI, School of Education), $19,996 from the Iowa Department of Education - Reading First Data Collection.

  • Mary Anderson (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education) and Alejandro Andreotti (Curriculum and Instruction), $124,085 from Michigan State University Teachers Empowered to Advance Change in Mathematics (TEACH MATH)-evaluation.

  • Linda Serra Hagedorn (PI, School of Education), $56,478 from Kirkwood Community College - U.S.- Tunisia Community College Development Partnership.

  • Larysa Nadolny (PI, School of Education), $32,431 from West Chester University of Pennsylvania - Applying Virtual Worlds to Ethics Education in Science.

  • Robert Reason (PI, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies), $23,743 from Florida State University - Linking Institutional Policies to Student Success-A Pilot Study.

  • Mary Anderson (PI, School of Education) and Alejandro Andreotti (School of Education), $95,176 from Michigan State University - Teachers Empowered to Advance Change in Mathematics (TEACH MATH) Evaluation.

  • Mari Kemis (PI, School of Education), $20,000 from Kirkwood Community College - Evaluation of Community College Initiative Program (Multi-National).

2011

  • Mary Anderson (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $10,000 from Fayette County, Kentucky, Board of Education - 2020 Vision Evaluation.

  • Scott McLeod (PI, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies), $24,100 from the Mississippi Bend Area
    Education Agency - Technology Leadership Training-Bettendorf, Iowa.

  • Mary Anderson (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $13,000 from the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service - Evaluation of Volunteer Generation Fund Programs.

  • Larry Ebbers (PI, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies) and Anita Gordon (Educational Leadership & Policy Studies), $9,968 from the National Science Foundation - Doctoral Dissertation Research: Rational Choice and Moral Intent in the Responsible Conduct of Research.

  • Robin Galloway (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $5,931 from the Institute for Character Development - Character Counts Article 1.

  • Mary Anderson (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education) and Mari Kemis (Research Institute for Studies in Education), $30,000 from Mississippi State University - Evaluation of ATOMS2XP Program

  • Linda Hagedorn (PI, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies), $15,000 from Florida State College at
    Jacksonville - DELTA: Disseminating Effective Learning Through Automation.

  • Mary Anderson (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education) and Mari Kemis (Research Institute for Studies in Education), $35,000 from Kirkwood Community College - Evaluation of AgrowKnowledge Resource Center.

  • Stephen Porter (PI, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies), $42,640 from the Iowa Department of
    Education - Early Childhood Assessment Survey Instrument.

  • Robin Galloway (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $2,000 from the Josephson Institute of Ethics - Tus

  • Valores Cuentan Implementation in Puerto Rico Evaluation.

  • Mari Kemis (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $57,000 from Kirkwood Community College - Evaluation of Community College Summit Initiative Program.

  • Robin Galloway, (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $40,527 from the Iowa Department of Education - Evaluation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports.

  • Mari Kemis (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $27,000 from Kirkwood Community College - Evaluation of Community College Initiative Program (Multi-National).

  • Mari Kemis (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $17,000 from Kirkwood Community College - Evaluation of Community College Initiative Program for Egypt.

  • Mari Kemis (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $73,000 from Kirkwood Community College - Evaluation of the Community College Initiative for Egypt.

  • Mary Anderson (PI, Research Institute for Studies in Education), $9,000 from Independent School District 196 - Evaluation of Minnesota Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) Grant.