AERA Highlights - September 2022
AERA Highlights - September 2022

 September 2022


Dual-Component 2023 Annual Meeting to Offer New Opportunities for Attendees
Over the coming weeks, AERA division and SIG program chairs are building their respective programs for the 2023 AERA Annual Meeting (with notices to submitters going out on November 10). Read more

AERA Unveils Revamped Online Paper Repository
AERA has released the redesigned Online Paper Repository with papers added from both the 2021 and 2022 annual meetings. Visitors to the repository will immediately see the inviting new look that includes a new color palette, graphics from each of the annual meetings, and improved functionality. Read more

AERA Relaunches Undergraduate Student Workshop for 2023 Annual Meeting​
AERA has announced that it will reintroduce the Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop at the 2023 AERA Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 13–15. Read more

AERA Kicks Off 2023 Doctoral Cohort Program Enrollment—Sign Up Now for Discounted Membership for First-Year Students
AERA has opened enrollment for the 2023 Doctoral Cohort Program. The program allows participating graduate programs from around the globe to offer special introductory AERA membership for first-year doctoral students. Read more

AERA Announces Two Visiting Appointments for 2022-23
Two visitors, Phoebe H. Stevenson and Joyce Alexander, are joining the AERA staff for 2022–23. Stevenson joined on September 1 as senior adviser for operations, infrastructure, finance, and technology; Alexander will join on October 1 as dean-in-residence. Read more

Education Research Accolades

AERA Past President and Fellow Linda Darling-Hammond Awarded Yidan Prize for Education Research
AERA Past President (1995–96) Linda Darling-Hammond has been named the 2022 Yidan Prize Laureate for Education Research. This prize is one of the most prestigious awards worldwide in the field. Read more
AERA Members Cheryl Logan and Roy Pea Win 2022 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education
AERA members Cheryl Logan and Roy Pea have been awarded the 2022 Harold McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education for Pre-K–12 Education and Learning Science Research, respectively. Read more

Voices from the Field

AERA Member Kendrick Davis Provides Tips for Sharing Research with Policy Makers
Researchers across a range of fields conduct research they desire to be policy-relevant and put to good use in practice. Kendrick Davis reflects on a range of experiences in local, state, and federal government and research to offer eight considerations and strategies for sharing and preparing research for policymaking. Read more

Register now for the 2022 Brown Lecture in Education Research virtually on Thursday, November 3, 6:00–7:30 p.m. ET. Learn more

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AERA Publications News

AERA Journal Pages Get New Features and Look​
This month, the AERA journals platform was redesigned with a new look and added features. Read more

Research and Science Policy News

White House OSTP Issues Updated Guidance on Open Access to Federally Funded Research and Data
On August 24, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced the release of guidance that would ensure that publications and data from federally funded research be made publicly available immediately on release. Read more

National Academies Symposium Amplifies Recommendations for the Future of Education Research
On September 20, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a full-day hybrid event, “The Future is Now: Advancing and Sustaining an Equity-Oriented Science.” Read more

AERA is pleased to offer the open access AERA i-Presentation Gallery, featuring thousands of presentations from AERA annual meeting papers.

AERA Call and Webinar

AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research—Deadline for Proposals: December 1.

AERA will hold an informational webinar on the program’s goals, the application process, and other details on October 6. Register to attend.

Opportunities to Recognize Excellence in Education Research

Nominations Sought for 2023 AERA Awards—Deadline: October 13

AERA Seeks Nominations for 2022 Fellows—Deadline: October 27

AERA Publications Calls

Review of Research in Education Volume 48 (2024) Call for Proposals: Educational Side Effects—Deadline: November 1

Call for Editors: Educational Researcher 2024–2026—Deadline: Fall 2022

Beyond AERA

The National Assessment Governing Board is seeking nominations for board members, including qualified candidates to fill a testing and measurement expert position. Nominations will be accepted through October 14. Learn more

Visit the Beyond AERA webpage for professional advancement opportunities from other organizations, including calls for papers and submissions, meetings and conferences, and other activities.

In Memoriam

AERA members who have recently passed away

Walter M. Haney, 76, died on August 31. He served as a professor at the Boston College Lynch School of Education and Human Development and a senior research associate at the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy. Read more

Jeremy Kilpatrick, 86, died on September 17. Kilpatrick was Regents Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Georgia. He was an AERA Fellow and served on the AERA Grants Program Governing Board. Read more

Nel Noddings, 93, died on August 25. Noddings was the Lee L. Jacks Professor, Emerita, at Stanford Graduate School of Education. She was an AERA Fellow. Read more

Susan Bell Trickett, 66, died on August 8. She was a senior impact consultant at ResultsLab and had earlier served as executive director of the Cogntive Science Society. Read more

AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research

'There's only so far I can take them' – why teachers give up on struggling students who don't do their homework
Yahoo News, September 26

Why we’re still fascinated by college rankings
CNN, September 20

Shop class sometimes boosts college going, Massachusetts study finds
The Hechinger Report, September 19

Study: Unmitigated School Choice May Lead to Racial Segregation Due to Different Parental Preferences
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, September 13

Teachers Will Boycott First ‘Optional’ Day Of LAUSD’s Extended School Year, Union Says
California Political Review, August 31

Survey: Use of print-only materials in classrooms likely to dwindle
K12 Dive, August 29

Limited Help From New College Board Tool
Inside Higher Ed, August 29

Teachers Will Boycott First ‘Optional’ Day Of LAUSD’s Extended School Year, Union Says
LAist, August 26

Educational media can expand young readers’ access to informational text
K12 Dive, August 24

More AERA in the News

AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.

Editor: Felice J. Levine
Managing Editors: Tony Pals and John Neikirk
Contributors: Nathan Bell, Marla Koenigsknecht, Audrey Poe, Christy Talbot, George Wimberly, and Martha Yager