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Approved Projects

Projects approved for 2021-22:

Research Project Researcher(s) Organization Approximate Timetable Notification
"State Cohort Evidence Exchange: Utah Math Technology" Emily Barton and Madelyn Roeder University of Virginia on behalf of STEM Action Center 10/25/2021 - 11/8/2021 Principal Notification
"The Effects of a Telepractice Coaching Program Parents' Use of Evidence-based Instructional Strategies and Communicative Behaviors of Children Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication" Cheri Wild Blue  University of Utah 9/15/2021 - 2/15/2022 Department Notification
"A Prospective Study of Youth and Adolescent Injury Rates: Can Injuries Be Predicted?" Peter Chalmers University of Utah Orthopedic Surgery 1/2019 - 7/2022 Principal Notification
"The Effects of Targeted Mentoring on the Quality of Preservice Clinical Experiences in Education" Cade Charlton Brigham Young University - Provo 10/1/2021 - 12/31/2021 Principal Notification
"An Examination of the BYU Public School Partnership Reading Endorsement Program" Sarah Clark Brigham Young University - Provo 3/2020 - 12/2022 Department Notification
"Perspectives on Maternity Leave Policies for Educators in Three Utah School Districts" Jordan Chaves University of Utah 7/26/2021 - 10/1/2021 Principal Notification
"The Pathway to Academic Success: A Cognitive Strategies Approach to Text-Based Writing to Improve Educational Outcomes for Secondary Language Learners" Deborah Dean Brigham Young University - Provo 9/1/2020 - 5/1/2022 Pending
"English Language Learners' Responses to a Scripted Reading Program" Meghan Dorenbosch Southern Utah University 1/3/2022-2/25/2022 Principal Notification
"Read-A-Difference Year Four" Douglas Gardner Utah Valley University 8/1/2021 - 8/1/2022 Principal Notification
"The Impact of 95% Group on Kindergarten Phonological Awareness Skills" Cheyenne Gregory Southern Utah University 8/31/2021 - 10/26/2021 Principal Notification
"School Pulse Panel" Rachel Hansen U.S. Department of Education 9/1/2021 - 8/30/2022 Principal Notification
"Effect of Skills-based Groups on Student Reading Achievement" Kassidy Hill Western Governors University 9/15/2021 - 11/15/2021 Principal Notification
"Parental Reports of Vaccine Information Statement Usage in Utah" Angela Jacobs Brigham Young University - Provo 2/1/2022-3/1/2022 Principal Notification
"Developing Empathy as an Educational Tool to Teach History Education" Chelsea Johnson Southern Utah University 8/23/2021-5/27/2022 Principal Notification
"A Fixed Methods Study Investigating How a Video Club Professional Development Infused with Mindset Practices Relates to Teachers' Mindsets, Beliefs and Reflections on Instructional Practices" Amy Kinder Utah State University 11/4/2021 - 4/1/2022 Principal Notification
"Caregiver Training on Antecedent Strategies to Increase Children's Compliance with Caregiver Requests" Hunter King University of Utah 10/15/2021 - 5/15/2022 Department Approval
"Early Detection of Autism and Family Well-Being" Rebecca Lundwall Brigham Young University - Provo 6/2021-4/2022 Department Notification
"Lived Experiences of the Herriman High School Treble Choir, Vivace: A Phenomenology" Emily Mercado University of Utah 8/30/2021 - 12/17/2021 Principal Notification
"Individualized Instruction to Support Adolscent Vocal Development: An Action Research Study" Emily Mercado University of Utah 8/30/2021 - 12/17/2021 Principal Notification
"Chess as a Factor in Math Achievement" Christine Mickelsen Western Governors University 9/27/2021 - 10/6/2021 Principal Notification
"Science Instruction for Students with ASD" Jared Morris Brigham Young University-Provo 6/1/2021-7/1/2021 Department Notification
"Development of Teachers' Science Subject Matter Knowledge Through Teaching Experience" Ryan Nixon Brigham Young University - Provo 8/31/2021 - 4/1/2022 Principal Notification
"Universal Mental Health Access, Screening and Treatment in Schools: School Leadership and Responding to Resources" Sydney Phillips University of Utah 6/21/2021-8/13/2021 Principal and Department Notification
"Developmental Course of Language Impairments, Attention Deficits, and Their Co-occurrence" Sean Redmond University of Utah 3/9/2020 - 11/30/2022 Department Notification
"The Impact of Self-assessment and Video Self-monitoring as an Effective Strategy for Students to Improve Oral Reading Fluency Skills" Kimberly Reynolds Southern Utah University 8/30/2021 - 11/12/2021 Principal Notification
"Evaluating an Integrated Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math/Computational Thinking Program: Examining Paraprofessional Learning of Computational Thinking" Aubrey Rogowski Utah State University 7/15/2021-4/29/2022 Department Notification
"Mind the Gap: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, Latinx High School Students, and the Online Learning Environment" Thomas Sorensen University of Illinois 8/23/2021 - 12/23/2021 Principal Notification
"2021-22 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS:2022)" Deanne Swan U.S. Department of Education 2/1/2022 - 6/30/2022 Principal Notification
"Improving Students' Willingness to Read Aloud in the 1st-grade Chinese Dual Immersion Classroom" Liangli Tao Southern Utah University 1/3/2022-2/25/2022 Principal Notification
"Effectively Using Feedback on Writing" Kimberly Vance Southern Utah University 1/10/2022-3/7/2022 Principal Notification
"Exploring the Relationship Between Sensory Abnormalities and Anxiety in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Comorbid Intellectual Disabilities" Miriam Walkingshaw University of Utah 4/1/2021 - 4/1/2022 Department Notification
"Reflections from the Principal's Office: Leadership Lessons Learned from Retired Career Administrators" Spencer Weiler Brigham Young University - Provo 7/1/2020 - 11/1/2021 Department Notification
"SHINE (Sun-safe Habit Intervention and Education" Yelena Wu University of Utah 8/1/2021 - 6/1/2024 Principal Notification
"Exploring the Impact of Hour of Code on Students' Computer Science Interest and Perceptions" Jessica Marie Yauney Brigham Young University-Provo 8/15/2021 - 4/14/2022 Principal Notification
"Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study" Deborah Yurgelun-Todd University of Utah and University of California at San Diego Sep. 2017 - 2027 District School Notification