AERA Announces Additional 2016 Award Winners in Education Research
AERA Announces Additional 2016 Award Winners in Education Research
 
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For Immediate Release
April 4, 2016

Contact:
Tony Pals, tpals@aera.net
(202) 238-3235, (202) 288-9333 (cell)

Victoria Oms, voms@aera.net
(202) 238-3233

AERA Announces Additional 2016 Award Winners in Education Research

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2016 — The American Educational Research Association (AERA) today announced four additional winners of its 2016 awards for excellence in education research. AERA will honor the recipients for their outstanding scholarship and service at the fourth annual Awards Luncheon, April 10, at the AERA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.


Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research
Recipient: John Merrow (PBS NewsHour/Learning Matters)

Newly established in 2016, this award recognizes a person who has made noteworthy contributions to reporting on findings, bodies of research, or scholarship in the field of education research in any medium of public communication. The award honors a media professional whose work exemplifies promoting a broader vision of the value of education research to society.


Exemplary Contributions to Practice-Engaged Research
Recipient: Robert Cooper III (University of California, Los Angeles)

This award is presented to an education research scholar or scholars in recognition of collaborative project(s) between researchers and practitioners that have had sustained and observable effects on contexts of practice.


Outstanding Public Communication of Education Research
Recipient: David Berliner (Arizona State University)

Newly established in 2016, this award honors scholars exemplary in their capacity to communicate the importance of education research to the broad public, including education communities. It recognizes a scholar who has excelled in conveying important findings and research to wide audiences and who has demonstrated the capacity to deepen understanding and appreciation of the value of education research in the public sphere.


Review of Research Award
Recipient: Eve Manz (Boston University)

This award is given in recognition of an outstanding review of research article appearing in the Review of Research in Education and the Review of Educational Research.


Eleven other 2016 AERA award winners were announced earlier this month.

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