News from February 2022

Institute of Education Sciences to hold summer workshops on research methods
February 8, 2022

Applications are open for four Institute of Education Sciences (IES) summer workshops on research methods.

The following workshop descriptions are from an IES announcement:

  • Evidence-Based Intervention Training for Education: This program trains teams (2–6 people) working together on the use of evidence-based interventions in educational settings. The teams may come from the same school or district and include research partners. The training will be held June 21–24 and follow-up coaching will be provided during the academic year. Applications are due by April 15. For more information, visit the website of The Ohio State University.
  • Economic Analysis: This program will hold two workshops. The first is a 3-day training (July 6–8) for state and local analysts who support significant policy decisions and the allocation of educational resources within and across districts. The second is a 5-day training (July 11–15) for education researchers who are undertaking or planning to undertake cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost analyses in education. Applications are due by noon on March 31. For more information, visit the website of the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education.
  • Cluster-Randomized Trials: This program provides training on carrying out rigorous evaluations of the impact of education interventions, including planning, implementing, and analyzing data for cluster-randomized trials. The workshop will be held June 20–30. Applications are due by March 18. For more information, visit the website of Northwestern University.
  • Meta-analysis: This program will train researchers in state-of-the-art meta-analytic techniques. The workshop will be held July 24–30. Applications are due by March 31. For more information, visit the website of the Meta-Analysis Training Institute.