Webinar Series Announced: Understanding the Measures of Effective Teaching Longitudinal Database (MET LDB)

ICPSR is excited to announce a four-part series dedicated to the Understanding the Measures of Effective Teaching Longitudinal Database (MET LDB)!

Broadcast dates and registration links for each webinar are below.  (Attendees will need to register for each webinar.) Note that with the exception of the MET Early Career Grantees webinar on 6/2, the webinars will cover much of what will be presented at the MET summer data workshop.

These webinars are free and open to the public. We encourage you to share these webinar invitations.

Using the MET LDB Video Data: Access, scoring, and linking

5/22, 12:30-1:30pm
Registration Link (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/483519738)
Instructors: 
  • Lesli Scott, Survey Research Center, ISR
  • Johanna Bleckman, ICPSR, ISR
Join us for an introduction for current or future users of the MET LDB video data to the secure video player, including logistics of selecting and streaming video files, logistics of video scoring, and linking videos to the associated quantitative data.  We will also discuss the unique confidentiality concerns inherent in video data and strategies for mitigating risk.  There will be ample time for Q&A at the end of the presentation.

Random Assignment in the MET LDB: A discussion of the MET randomization process, implications for analysis, and relevant research

5/28, 2-3:15pm
Registration Link (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/965067106)
Instructors:
  • Doug Staiger, Dartmouth University (MET Project Partner)
  • Matthew Steinberg, University of Pennsylvania (NAEd MET Early Career Grantee)
  • Johanna Bleckman, ICPSR, ISR
Join us for an overview of the MET Project's randomization process, discussion of compliance and implications for analysis, and practical tips for secondary analysis using the randomized blocks. Time will also be spent discussing currently unanswered research questions that can be explored using these data.  There will be ample time for Q&A at the end of the presentation.

MET Early Career Grantees: Research projects underway and preliminary findings

6/2, 2-3pm
Registration Link (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/258430802)
Presenters:
Rachel Garret, American Institutes for Research
Bryant Jensen, Brigham Young University
Ben Kelcey, University of Cincinnati
Johanna Bleckman, ICPSR, ISR

Join us for discussion of the diverse research projects and preliminary findings by three of the National Academy of Education's MET Early Career Grantees.  There will be ample time for Q&A with the presenters after the presentations.
  • From Practice to Performance: The Role of Observed Teacher Instruction in Student Achievement. Rachel Garrett, American Institutes for Research, with Co-PI, Matthew Steinberg, University of Pennsylvania
  • Measuring Cultural Dimensions of Classroom Interactions. Bryant Jensen, Brigham Young University
  • Measuring Teaching with Cross-classified Random Item Effects Item Response Models. Ben Kelcey, University of Cincinnati 

Video Data Within the MET LDB: Video capture, scoring protocols, and measures used

6/4, 1-2pm
Registration Link (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/875452018)
Instructors:
  • Catherine McClellan, Clowder Consulting (MET Project Partner)
  • Jilliam Joe, ETS (MET Project Partner)
  • Johanna Bleckman, ICPSR, ISR
Join us for an overview of the video capture process, along with discussion of measures and scoring protocols used as part of the original MET study. The MET Partners who designed and directed the video scoring will lead the discussion, including implications for current and future users of the video data. There will be ample time for Q&A after the discussion.

2014-05-09

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