Additional Insights International Research Fellowship - 2015 Summer Training Institute

Agenda & Materials

DAY ONE: SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015                                       
 

9:00AM – 9:30AM        

Breakfast

9:30AM – 10:00AM

Formal Welcome
Larry Aber, NYU & Global TIES for Children

10:15AM – 11:00AM

 

Moderation vs. Mediation (Review)
Kate Schwartz,  NYU & Global TIES for Children  

11:30PM – 1:00PM

Multi-Level Modeling (MLM) Refresher
Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

1:00PM  2:00PM  Lunch
2:00PM  3:15PM 

MLM Hands on Workshop 
Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

3:30PM  4:15PM

MLM Q & A
Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

4:30PM  6:00PM 

Conceptual Framework for Understanding Variation in Program Impact
Michael Weiss, MDRC

DAY TWO: JUNE 15, 2015
 
9:00AM – 9:30AM Breakfast

9:45AM – 10:15AM

Introductions to Fellows’ / Trainers’ Own Work
Sarah Kabay, Anilena Mejia

10:30AM – 12:30PM Individual Moderation
(with a focus on multi-site, cluster-
randomized trials)

Sharon Wolf, Institute for Research on Poverty
12:30PM – 1:30PM Lunch

1:30PM – 2:45PM

Individual Moderation Hands on Workshop 
Sharon Wolf, Institute for Research on Poverty

3:00PM – 3:45PM Individual Moderation Q & A

4:00PM

Depart for visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center 

 DAY THREE: JUNE 16, 2015

 
9:00AM – 9:30AM

Breakfast

9:45AM – 10:45AM

Introductions to Fellows’ / Trainers’ Own Work
Andres Molano, Mayra Mascareno, Carly Tubbs

11:00AM – 1:00PM

Cluster Level Moderation
Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

1:00PM – 2:00PM Lunch

2:00PM – 3:30PM  Cluster Moderation Hands on Workshop 
Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University
3:45PM – 4:30PM 

Cluster Moderation Q & A 
Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

4:30PM  – 6:30PM 

Group Discussion around Possible Individual and Cluster Moderation Questions in Fellows’ Selected Secondary Data

 
DAY FOUR: JUNE 17, 2015
 
9:00AM – 9:30AM

Breakfast

9:45AM – 10:45AM Introductions to Fellows’ / Trainers’ Own Work
Nkechi, Jin, Chitalu, Carly or Kate

11:00AM – 1:00PM

Multi-Level Mediation
Peter Halpin, NYU Steinhardt|

1:00PM – 2:00PM Lunch

2:00PM – 3:30PM

Multi-Level Mediation Hands on Workshop 
Peter Halpin, NYU Steinhardt

3:45PM – 4:30PM Multi-Level Mediation Q & A
Peter Halpin, NYU Steinhardt

4:30PM – 6:00PM Group Discussion around Possible Multi-Level Mediation Questions in Fellows’ Selected Secondary Data

 
DAY FIVE: JUNE 18, 2015
 
9:00AM – 9:30AM Breakfast 

9:45AM – 11:00AM Introductions to Fellows’ / Trainers’ Own Work

11:15AM – 12:00PM State of the Field: International Impact Evaluations and Variation in Program Impact
Kate Schwartz, NYU & Global TIES for Children
12:00PM – 1:00PM Finalizing/Formalizing their Research Questions

1:00PM – 2:00PM Lunch

2:00PM – 4:00PM Time in the Computer Lab to begin Conceptualizing an Analytic Plan/Methods Proposal with Support

4:00PM  Closing Thoughts
Larry Aber, NYU & Global TIES for Children