New grant awarded for postdoctoral training program to assess student writing in digital workspaces
by The College of Education
Sep 07, 2011
The College of Education continues to celebrate our researchers and the grants they secure, usually after a highly competitive and vigorous application process. One research grant the college recently received is from the Postdoctoral Research Training Program in the Education Sciences. The $659,375 grant, titled “Assessing Complex Performance: A Postdoctoral Training Program Researching Students Writing and Assessment in Digital Workspaces,” has a goal to provide research-related experiences that will prepare the fellows to become well-rounded researchers who are fully engaged in the academic professional life. The principal investigator of this winning grant is William Cope, research professor in EPOL. Co-investigators are Hua-hua Chang, professor in Educational Psychology; Sarah McCarthey, professor in Curriculum and Instruction; and Katherine Ryan, associate professor in Educational Psychology.