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BRT Looking Forward to Getting SMART-er This Summer

Julie Alonzo, Co-Director of BRT, was recently selected to attend the 2017 Summer Research Training Institute on sequential multiple assignment randomized trials (SMARTs). SMART designs are recommended for use in the development and evaluation of adaptive interventions, in which interventions…
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There’s a New Doctor in the House

There’s a New Doctor in the House March 2, 2017 BRT would like to congratulate Dan Farley on successfully defending his dissertation and earning his Ph.D. on March 2, 2017. Dr. Farley has worked closely with BRT since 2011, when…
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Center Stage with Headliner – Julie Alonzo

Headliner – Dr. Julie Alonzo August 2016 With a $1.5 million research grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) launching in August of 2016, Dr. Julie Alonzo, Co-Director of BRT, is excited about the future. “The funding for Project…
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Project DATA for RTI Grant

Project DATA for RTI Grant- Developing Adept Teams for Advancing RTI Program: Professional Development for Teachers and Related Service Providers Fiscal Year: 2016 Name of Institution: University of Oregon Principal Investigator: Alonzo, JulieTitle: Project DATA for RTI: Developing Adept Teams…
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Spanish Language Vocabulary Pilot Study (easyCBM)

Date: 2016 – Grades: 2-12 In response to requests from educators, we have begun work on adding Spanish-language vocabulary assessments to the measures available on the easyCBM Deluxe and District editions. A crucial step is gathering empirical data on how…
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Project ICEBERG

Date: 2015-2020Sample: In Year 1 we work with one development preschool site. In Year 2, we add a new preschool and a kindergarten site. In Years 3 and 4, we work with four new sites (two preschool and two kindergarten)….
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Oregon Extended Assessment-Vertical Scaling Project

Goal: Establish a computer-based vertically scaled English language arts (combined reading and writing) and mathematics test with three levels of difficulty – low, mid, and high – that students can take after completing 15 items for placement into these levels….
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NCAASE Grant

RFA: Special Education Research and Development Center Program (CFDA# 84.324C) Topic Two: Special Education R & D Center on Assessment and Accountability, Gerald Tindal (UO), Project Director & Co-PI, Ann Schulte (NCSU), Co-PI, Stephen N. Elliott (ASU), Co-PI, Joseph Stevens…
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