AERA Virtual Awards Ceremony Saturday to Honor WCER’s Good, Cheng

Pair Won Top Honors for Best Journal Article with Vanderbilt Colleagues

September 29, 2020   |   By WCER Communications

Annalee Good and Emily Cheng won the award for best journal article for a piece about online learning in high school.

Annalee Good and Emily Cheng won the award for best journal article for a piece about online learning in high school.

WCER researchers Annalee Good and Huiping "Emily" Cheng will be recognized Saturday in a live, virtual awards ceremony honoring the winners of AERA's 2020 prizes for excellence in education research.

The ceremony from 2-3:30 p.m. CDT on Oct. 3 is free and open to the public. To attend, register here.

Cheng and Good won the Palmer O. Johnson Memorial Award for best journal article, along with Carolyn J. Heinrich and Jennifer Darling-Aduana of Vanderbilt University, for their December 2019 piece, "A Look Inside Online Educational Settings in High School: Promise and Pitfalls for Improving Educational Opportunities and Outcomes," in American Educational Research Journal, Volume 56, Issue 6.

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The award’s namesake was a pioneer in educational research and methodology. 

Good is an assistant scientist with the School of Education’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), the co-director of WCER’s Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative, and director of the WCER Clinical Program. Cheng is an associate researcher at WCER who engages in in the design and implementation of statistical analyses of the impact of educational interventions in partner school districts. You can learn more about all of this year’s award winners on the AERA website here.