QTUG  2011 Program Schedule 

 

Sunday, July 31, 2011 (Pre-conference registration for those staying overnight at hotel).

All participants must complete a Pre- Evaluation survey upon arriving & return it Monday by 9:30am.

 4:00-8:00pm (Holiday Inn Express NE, 1917 Bladensburg Rd NE, DC 20002, 202-266-9000):

Registration/Check-in for overnight lodging. Dinner on your own.

 

Quantitative Training Conference (Day 1)

 Monday, August 1, 2011

9:00-9:30am (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Registration for those not registered and Pre-Evaluations

 9:30-9:45 (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Dr. Lisa L. Harlow, QTUG Co-Directors; and Dr. Fitzgerald Bramwell (Associate Provost for Research), Howard University Welcome

 9:45-11:00 (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Dr. Cynthia Winston, Associate Professor, and Dr. Kimberley Freeman, Associate Professor, Howard University, The Psychology of Success: Using A Mixed Methods Research Design to Explore Intersections of Culture, Achievement Motivation and Identity Within Highly Talented STEM Freshman Attending an HBCU 

 11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:30 (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Dr. Tabitha McKinley, Educational Testing Service, African American Acculturation in the 21st century: How does Acculturation Impact the Educational Experiences of African Americans?

 12:30-1:45 Lunch on your own

 1:45-3:00 (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Dr. A. Nayena Blankson, Assistant Professor, Spelman College, Mediation and moderated mediation using SPSS

 3:00-4:00 (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) 1-Minute Introductions giving: Name, Institution, & 1 thing fun about yourself [e.g., “My name is Jane Washington, from Podunk University, and I love dancing.”]

 4:00-4:15 Break

 4:15-5:15 (HU Carnegie Bldg, Rooms TBA) Choice of 3 Discussion Groups for each of 2 half-hour sessions

                         A: Speaker Follow-up                                B: Speaker Follow-up                C: Speaker Follow-up

4:15-4:45  A: Drs. Winston/Freeman follow-up       B: Dr. McKinley follow-up C: Dr. Blankson follow-up

4:45-5:15   A: Dr. McKinley follow-up            B: Dr. Blankson follow-up  C: Drs. Winston/Freeman follow-up

Dinner on your own

  

Quantitative Training Conference (Day 2)

 Tuesday, August 2, 2011

 9:30-9:45am (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Opening Remarks: Dr. Lisa Harlow, QTUG Co-Director

 9:45-11:15am (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Participant Presentations (see list below),

Presenters speak for 10 minutes + 5 minutes for questions


1.  Jalen J. Alexander, Lily Fesler, Michael Yee, & Adam Purdy, Correlation between Student Stability and Standardized Test Scores

2.  Amanda ElBassiouny, Debbie Van Camp, & Lloyd R. Sloan, Understanding the Dimensions and Motivations of Religious Identity

3.  Sarah Gaither & Samuel R. Sommers, PhD, The Effects of Interracial Roommates: A Longitudinal Study

4.  Simon Howard & Samuel R. Sommers, PhD, The Effects of Race and Exposure on Eyewitness Memory

5.  Tanya Nichols, The Association Between Campus Climate and Well-Being for First Year Black College Students at PWI's

6.  Kalynda C. Smith & Deborah Roberts, Helping Children to Develop a Healthy Self-Concept Using Social Emotional Learning Techniques: An Evaluation of the YourSelf Series Book One

 

11:15-11:30am Break

11:30-12:30 Open forum in which faculty and students provide feedback to research presenters

 12:30-1:45pm Lunch on your own

 1:45-3:00 (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) National Institutes of Health Grant Discussion: Updates on NIH: Peer review, Dr. Courtney Ferrell Aklin (NINDS); Funding for Early Stage Investigators (ESI) and Graduate Students Dr. Della Brown White (NICHD) & Dr. LeShawndra Price (NIMH); Diversity and/or Health Disparities Research, Dr. Dionne Godette (NIAAA); Q&A among QTUG Participants and Panel

 3:00-3:30 Participants and Faculty Complete Research Presentation Feedback Form and turn in to Organizer

And Break

 3:30-4:30pm (HU Carnegie Bldg Rooms TBA) Choice of 3 Discussion Sections for each of 2 half-hour sessions

 

 Topic:       A: Resume Building Skills        B: Resume Building Skills   C: Methods

3:30-4:00 A. Grant funding: Dr. Sirocco  B. Publishing Dr. Harlow    C. Data Analysis: Dr. Cumming

4:00-4:30 A. Grant funding: Dr. Sirocco  B. Publishing Dr. Harlow    C. Data Analysis: Dr. Cumming

 4:30-6:00 Break before the Networking Banquet and Research Award Presentations

     6:00-9:00 (HU Blackburn Student Center Gallery) Networking Banquet provided by QTUG for  Participants, Faculty Presenters, Guests, and Organizers.

 

Quantitative Training Conference (Day 3)

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

 9:30-9:45am (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Opening Remarks: Dr. Lisa L. Harlow, QTUG Co-Director; Professor, University of Rhode Island

 9:45-11:00am (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Dr. Geoff Cumming, Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University, Australia, The New Statistics: Why, How, and Where Next?

 11:00-11:15am Break

 11:15-12:30 (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Dr. Keith Maddox, Associate Professor, Tufts University, Perspectives on Racial Phenotypicality Bias

 12:30-1:45pm Lunch on your own

 1:45-2:45 (HU Carnegie Building Rooms TBA) Choice of 3 Discussion Groups for each of 2 half-hour sessions

 

                           A: Speaker Follow-up                 B: Speaker Follow-up             C: Job Possibilities

1:45-2:15     A. Dr. Cumming follow-up B. Dr. Maddox follow-up C. Academic Positions: Dr. Blankson

2:15-2:45       A. Dr. Maddox follow-up    B. Dr. Cumming follow-up C. Testing Industry: Dr. McKinley

 2:45-3:15 All participants complete final Evaluation survey before reception starts at 3:15pm

3:15-5pm (HU Carnegie Bldg, Conf Rm A) Networking Reception with Previous and Current QTUG/SMEP, Participants, Faculty and Guests; 1-Minute Speed (Up)Dating on Current Activity and Future Goals,             [e.g., “I am Daryl Smith, a 4th year clinical graduate student and plan to be an assistant professor.”]

 Travel stipends are distributed at the Networking Reception

 5pm QTUG Conference Ends; Dinner on your own

 Enjoy the APA convention at the Washington DC Convention Center, August 4-7, 2011.

 Anyone staying at Holiday Inn Express DC NE for APA lodging must be checked out by 9am, Sunday, August 7, 2011 at the latest.  Anyone not staying for APA must be checked out by 9am on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at the latest. 

 Keep in touch with us so we know how you are doing, and thank you for your participation!