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Workshop on Education Lecture Series Autumn 2011 Schedule

Mondays
400 pm until 550 pm
Harper Memorial Library Building  – HM Room 140
1116 East 59th Street

October 3
Nora Newcomb, Professor of Psychology, Temple University
Title: Space for Thought; Using Spatial Thinking in Education

October 10
Matthew Steinberg, University of Chicago, IES Fellow
Title: Does Greater Automony Improve School Peformance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Analysis in Chicago

October 17
Rebecca London, Senior Researcher, John W. Gardner Center on Youth Health and Wellness in School and Community, Stanford University  
Title: Connecting Academic Achievement and After School Program Participation with Youth Physical Fitness

October 24
Kyung Park, University of Chicago IES Fellow
Title:  Motivation and Incentives in Education: Evidence from a Summer Reading Experiment

October 31
Daniel Kreisman, University of Chicago IES Fellow
Title: The Effects of the Jeanes and Rosenwald Funds on the Black-White Gap in Education by 1930: Comparing Returns on Investments in Teachers and Schools

November 7
Kirabo Jackson, Assistant Professor, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
Title: The Effects of a Novel Incentive-Based High School Intervention in College Outcomes

November 14
David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
Title: Accountability and Household Mobility

November 28
Charles Hillman, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title: The Relation of Fitness to Brain Health, Cognition, and Scholastic Achievement

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