Working Papers

Epistemography of an Urban and Regional Planning Practicum: Appropriation in the Face of Resistance

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-8   May 2010

Author(s): Elizabeth Bagley

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Hand Matching vs. Propensity Score Matching: An Empirical Comparison of Results From a Quasi-Experiment

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-7   May 2010

Author(s): Natalie A. Tran, Alan B. Nathan, and Mitchell J. Nathan

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Factors Influencing Change Initiatives to Improve K–20 STEM Education at California State University, Dominguez Hills: Final Case Study of SCALE Activities

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-6   April 2010

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora

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Unpacking an Engineering Practicum: Building Engineers, One Participant Structure at a Time

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-5   April 2010

Author(s): Gina Navoa Svarovsky

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System-Wide Reform in Science: The Impact of District and School Context Part I

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-4   February 2010

Author(s): Eric J. Osthoff, Vansa Shewakramani, and Kimberle Kelly

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Desegregation and the Achievement Gap: Do Diverse Peers Help?

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-3   February 2010

Author(s): Jane Cooley

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Artistic Production Processes as Venues for Positive Youth Development

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-2   February 2010

Author(s): Erica Halverson

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Designing and Testing Evaluation Tools to Inform Foundation Education Reforms and Build Grantee Capacity

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-1   January 2010

Author(s): Steven M. Kimball, Rachel Lander, Christopher A. Thorn, with Katie Herrem

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Can Achievement Peer Effect Estimates Inform Policy? A View from Inside the Black Box

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-8   September 2009

Author(s): Jane Coole

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The Development of Habitus Over Time

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-7   August 2009

Author(s): Catherine Compton-Lilly

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Tracking and Inequality: New Directions for Research and Practice

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-6   August 2009

Author(s): Adam Gamoran

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A Final Case Study of SCALE Activities at California State University, Northridge: How Institutional Context Influenced a K–20 STEM Education Change Initiative

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-5   June 2009

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora and Susan B. Millar

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The Challenges of Producing Evidence-Based Claims: An Exploratory Study of NSF's Math and Science Partnership Community

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-4   June 2009

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora, Susan B. Millar, Jessica Arrigoni, and Kerry Kretchmar

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Middle School Students’ Conceptual Understanding of Equations: Evidence From Writing Story Problems

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-3   April 2009

Author(s): Martha W. Alibali, Alayna N. Brown, Ana C. Stephens, Yvonne S. Kao, and Mitchell J. Nathan

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District-Wide Reform of Mathematics and Science Instruction: Case Studies of Four SCALE Partner Districts

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-2   March 2009

Author(s): William H. Clune

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