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Faculty receive funding for ASD-STEM grant

November 24, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments
College of Education faculty member Kelly Whalon.

Dr. Whalon

Dr. Kelly Whalon and Dr. Mary Frances Hanline have received funding for a new U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Research Leadership personnel preparation grant, Autism Spectrum Disorders in the areas of science and mathematics education (ASD-STEM). The goal of ASD-STEM is to implement and evaluate a PhD program that prepares five scholars with expertise on adapting mathematics and science instruction for Pre-K-12 learners with autism spectrum disorder.

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Dr. Hanline

In a cohort model, scholars will participate in coursework, teaching, research, and service experiences consistent with the recommendations made by the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate Report and The Foundation of Scholars. Dr. Whalon will serve as principal investigator, Dr. Hanline as co-principal investigator, and Drs. Reed and Jakubowski as project faculty. The grant begins January, 2015.

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