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Funded 2016

   
  FACULTY SPONSOR AWARD ABSTRACT
Deniece Dortch  Deniece Dortch

Post-Doctoral Research Assoc.
deniece.dortch@utah.edu
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Bringing Theory to Practice $4900

Campus Dialogue

 Leanne Hawken

Leanne Hawken
Professor
Special Education
leanne.hawken@utah.edu
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Kristen Lee Kladis
Graduate Research Assistant Special Education Kristin.Kladis@utah.edu
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Utah State Board of Education $1000

CICO Intervention

Eric Poitras Eric Poitras
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
eric.poitras@utah.edu
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McGill University $17,344

Using Simulated Learners to Evaluate Adaptive Web-Based Learning Environments

Breda O'Keeffe

Breda Victoria O'Keefe
Assistant Professor
Special Education
breda.okeeffe@utah.edu
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Utah State Board of Education

 

$33,888

Improving Predictive Validity of Early Reading Assessment

 

maria ledesma

Maria Ledesma
Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership & Policy
maria.ledesma@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant

1 Year

$3,700

First-Gen Faculty Experiences in Higher Ed

Sharlene Kiuhara Sharlene Kiuhara
Assistant Professor
Special Education
s.kiuhara@utah.edu
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Davis School District $22,157 Developing Mathematic Reasoning and Understanding of Fractions
 Sharlene Kiuhara Sharlene Kiuhara
Assistant Professor
Special Education
s.kiuhara@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year
$4000 Promoting Mathematics Reasoning
 Eric Poitras Eric Poitras
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
eric.poitras@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year
$3600 The Teaching Professional Development Portal
 Sueng-Hee Clair Son Seung-Hee Claire Son, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Reading & Literacy
SAEC 3249
801-587-1729
s.claire.son@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year 
$3600 Story Structure Characteristics and Early Comprehension Skills
 Jason Taylor Jason Taylor
Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership & Policy
jason.taylor@utah.edu
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Institution for Higher Education Policy $54,107 Aligning Critical Associate’s Degree Reclamation Programs
Zac Imel

Zac Imel
Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Psychology
zac.imel@utah.edu
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University of Washington
5 Years
$801,998 Implementation of Technology-Based Evaluation of Motivational Interviewing
Leanne Hawken

Leanne Hawken
Professor
Special Education
leanne.hawken@utah.edu
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Utah State Office of Education

1 Year

$170,536 State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) Evaluation Services 2016-17
Eric Poitras Eric Poitras
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
eric.poitras@utah.edu
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Dee Foundation $5,000 The Teacher Professional Developmet Portal: Training Teachers to Use Instructional Technologies in the Classroom
aaron fischer Aaron Fischer
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
aaron.fischer@utah.edu
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1. Alpine School District

1 Year


2. Granite School District (GSD)

1 Year

$16,345



 


$97,284

U-TTEC Telepresence robot problem solving consultation, Alpine School District

Behavior Support Team Model
Dolores Delgado Bernal Dolores Delgado Bernal
Professor
Education, Culture & Society
dolores.delgadobernal@utah.edu
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University of Utah President's Office $50,000 Westside Pathways Project
Mary Burbank  Mary D. Burbank
Director, Clinical Professor, Urban Institute for Teacher Education
Assistant Dean for Teacher Education
mary.burbank@utah.eduView Profile
Sorenson Legacy Foundation   GetREAL!
aaron fischer Aaron Fischer
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
aaron.fischer@utah.edu
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Autism Council of Utah $10,000 Building Capacity of an Interdisciplinary Pediatric Feeding Disorders Clinic for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
kirsten butcher Kirsten Butcher
Associate Professor
Instructional Design & Educational Technology
kirsten.butcher@utah.edu
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Castle Foundation $4,500 Escience Workspace
Yong Mei Ni Yongmei Ni
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Policy
yongmei.ni@utah.edu
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University of Utah VP for Research Seed grant 1 Year $30,629 Exploring the Effects of the Educational Leadership Programs in Utah
Aaron Fischer Aaron Fischer
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
aaron.fischer@utah.edu
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Granite School District $16,722 Piloting a Behavior Support Response Team for General Education Students

 Lauren Liang

Seung-Hee Claire Son




Kirsten Butcher

Lauren Aimonette Liang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Educational Psychology
Lauren.Liang@utah.edu
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Seung-Hee Claire Son, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Reading & Literacy
SAEC 3249
801-587-1729
s.claire.son@utah.edu
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Kirsten Butcher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Instructional Design & Educational Technology
SAEC 3248
801-587-1728
kirsten.butcher@utah.edu
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University Research Committee (URC) - Faculty Research & Creative Grant $6,000 Literacy Development for 21st Century Learners: Investigating the Impact of Book Apps
Seung-Hee Claire Son

Seung-Hee Claire Son, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Reading & Literacy
SAEC 3249
801-587-1729
s.claire.son@utah.edu
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Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation $10,000 Improving Early Literacy Skills in Young Children

Matt Jameson

John McDonnell

J. Matt Jameson
Assistant Professor
Special Education
matt.jameson@utah.edu
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John McDonnell
Professor
Special Education
john.mcdonnell@utah.edu
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 1. US Department of Education – Office of Special Education Programs 
4 Years

 

2. Utah State Office of Education
2 Years

 

 

$970,655

 

 

 

 

 


$148,148

The University of Utah Leadership Education Project (ULEP): Preparing Faculty with Expertise in Effective Educational Practices for Students with Severe Disabilities

 


Project to Alleviate Critical Education Shortages in Severe Disabilities (ACES-SD)

Irene Yoon Irene H. Yoon
Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership & Policy
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University of Utah VP for Research Seed grant
1 Year

$34,990.00

Leadership for Inclusion of Students of Color with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities: Learning from J.P. Manning Elementary School
Karen Tao Karen Tao
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
k.tao@utah.edu
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Herbert I. and Elsa B. Michael Foundation

$5,000

 

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We are Rose Park
Aaron Fischer Aaron Fischer
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
aaron.fischer@utah.edu
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University of Utah VP for Research Seed grant
1 Year
$34,831 Developing and Evaluating an Interactive Web-Based Classroom Management Application for Teachers of Students with Behavioral and Social-Emotional Problems
   

Funded 2015

   
  FACULTY SPONSOR AWARD ABSTRACT
Karen Tao

Karen Tao
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
k.tao@utah.edu
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Community Based Research Grant Program (U of U Vice President for Research and University Neighborhood Partners)

(Aug 2015 – July 2016)

$15,000 We are Rose Park: The Voice of Students in a Diverse Utah Community

Paula Smith

Larry Parker

Will Smith

Karen Johnson

Paula Smith
Professor
ELP
paula.smith@utah.edu
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Laurence J. Parker
Professor
ELP
laurence.parker@utah.edu
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William Smith

Professor
ECS
william.smith@utah.edu
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Karen A. Johnson
Associate Professor
ECS
karen.johnson@utah.edu
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George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation

University of Utah Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

College of Education

$35,000




$35,000





$50,000

 

 

Pipeline Development African American Doctoral Students and Scholars
Mike Gardner Mike Gardner
Professor
Educational Psychology
michael.gardner@utah.edu
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National Science Foundation
2 Years

$292,980 Exploration of Validity Evidence Gaps in Science Educational Achievement Testing
Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor
Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership & Policy
jason.taylor@utah.edu
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

$99,909 Bridging Reverse Transfer Research to a Broader Transfer Research Agenda
Doug Hacker

Jan Dole

Doug Hacker
Professor
Educational Psychology
doug.hacker@utah.edu
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Jan Dole
Professor
Educational Psychology
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City Academy
(Dept.
Workforce Services)
3 Years

$202,491 Improving Literacy at City Academy

Cathy Nelson

Cathy Nelson
Assistant Professor
Special Education
cathy.nelson@utah.edu
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Salus University
5 years

$56,105 National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities
Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor
Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership & Policy
jason.taylor@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year

 $3,320 Mind the Gap: Connecting Transfer Student Experiences And Success
Karen Tao

Karen Tao
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
k.tao@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year
$4,000 We are Rose Park
Wanda Pillow

 Wanda Pillow
Associate Professor
Education, Culture & Society
wanda.pillow@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year 
$2,450 Patterns for Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care
Clayton Pierce Clayton Pierce
Assistant Professor, Education, Culture & Society
clayton.pierce@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year 
$3,906 Food Literacy and Community Health
Yong Mei Ni Yongmei Ni
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Policy
yongmei.ni@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year
$3,995 Understanding Principal Labor Market and Distribution Across Utah’s Public Schools
Aaron Fischer Aaron Fischer
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
aaron.fischer@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year 
 $3,956 An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Conjoint Behavioral Consultation through Telepresence Robots
Erin Castro Erin Castro
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership & Policy
erin.castro@utah.edu
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College of Education Faculty Research Grant
1 Year 
$3,427 Understanding Student Transfer and Mobility at University
chris bischke Chris Bischke
Associate Professor
Special Education
chris.bischke@utah.edu
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1. Utah State Office of Education
1 Year

2. Ed Office of Special Education
1 Year

$105,640

 

 


$249,625

Preparing New Educators in Sensory Impairments


Improving the Outcomes of 21st Century Students with Sensory Impairments: Preparing High Quality Teachers through a Multi-University Approach

Rob O'Neill

Susan Johnston

Rob O'Neill
Professor, Chair
Special Education
rob.oneill@utah.edu
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Susan Johnston
Associate Professor
Special Education
susan.johnston@utah.edu
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Ed Office of Special Education
1 Year
$242,367 Doctoral Leadership Training Program in Applied Behavior Analysis/Positive Behavioral Support
Aaron Fischer Aaron Fischer
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
aaron.fischer@utah.edu
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1. Dee Foundation






2. Society for the Study of School Psychology

$5,000

 

 

 

 


 $19,917 

 

 

 

 

Training School and Counseling Psychology Graduate Students on Evidence-Based Mental-Health Treatments in Schools


An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Conjoint Behavioral Consultation through Telepresence Robots
Leanne Hawken Leanne Hawken
Professor
Special Education
leanne.hawken@utah.edu
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Utah State Office of Education
1 Year
$156,011 State Personnel Development Grant
AJ Metz AJ Metz
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
aj.metz@utah.edu
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1. State Agency
1 year


$67,600



Professional Development of School Counselors and Related School Personnel

   

Funded 2014

   
Eric Poitras Eric Poitras
Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
eric.poitras@utah.edu
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McGill University $25,053 Learning Environments Across Disciplines: Supporting Technology Rich Learning Across Disciplines
Jason Taylor Jason Taylor
Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership & Policy
jason.taylor@utah.edu
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1. Non-Profit Organization
1 year


2. Illinois
Subcontract
1.5 Years

$4,000




$39,991
The Impact of Concurrent Enrollment on Postsecondary Access and Success in Arkansas

Credit When It's Due: Examining the Outcomes and Impact of Reverse Transfer

Sharlene Kiuhara Sharlene Kiuhara
Assistant Professor
Special Education
s.kiuhara@utah.edu
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 UU VP for Research - Seed Grant
1.5 years
$33,000 Understanding Fractions and Constructing Arguments in Mathematics: Grades 4 to 6 at Tier 2
  Enrique Aleman R. Harold Burton Foundation
1 Year
$10,000 Westside Pathways Project
Dolores Delgado Dolores Delgado Bernal
Professor
Education, Culture & Society
dolores.delgadobernal@utah.edu
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U of Utah President's Office $50,000 Westside Pathways Project
   

Funded
2013

   
 Zac Imel Zac Imel
Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Psychology
zac.imel@utah.edu
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National Institute of Health - Federal

3 Year

738,904.00 Computerized Monitoring of Therapist Empathy in Motivational Interviewing
 Bill Jenson William Jenson
Professor
Educational Psychology
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US Dept of Education $736,329 Superheroes Social Skills Training, Rethink Autism Internet Interventions, Parent Training, EBP Classroom Training, Functional Behavior Assessment: An Autism Spectrum Disorder, Evidence Based Practice Training Track for School Psychologists

 

Last Updated: 3/23/17