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Technology Innovation Development & Research (TIDR) Lab

Projects


The following are current and past projects that have included expertise from one or more members of the TIDR Lab. TIDR Lab support for these projects involves a range of activities, including website development and support, design and maintenance of local research databases, and application design, usability testing, engineering and deployment.

  1. Family TIES: Development of a Mobile App to Promote Parent-Teacher Engagement in Early Childhood Education
  2. Center for Promoting Language & Literacy Readiness in Early Childhood - Model Dem Center
  3. The effects of online decision making support (the MOD) for home visitors using an RTI approach with at-risk infants and toddlers
  4. Project Engage: Building Parents' Capacity to Improve Child Language Outcomes
  5. Australia Early Home Learning Project
  6. Talk, Read, Play: Impact of A Collaborative Informational Campaign - Talk, Read, Play
  7. Including Parents in Functional Analyses of Problem Behavior
  8. Preventing Child Maltreatment through a Cellar Phone Technology-based Parent Program
  9. Web-based Parenting intervention for Mothers of Infants At-Risk Maltreatment - Baby Net
  10. Center for Response to Intervention (Rtl) in Early Childhood - CRTIEC website
  11. Increasing Preschool Teachers Literacy Focus
  12. Development of a Three-tiered Model in Early Intervention Address Language and Literacy Needs of Children at Risk - Nebraska 3-Tier
  13. Peer Networks Intervention: Improving Social-Communication, Literacy, and Adaptive Behaviors for Young Children with ASD - Peer Networks
  14. I-Connect: Solutions for Self-management and Support Connections for High School Students with Learning or Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
  15. A Multi-site Efficacy Trial of the Class-wide Function-related Intervention Teams "CW-FIT": A Research to Practice Agenda for Students with and At Risk for EBD
  16. Development of the Distant Mentorship Program to Improve Services for Children with Deaf-Blindness
  17. Examination of the Use of Spanish Version of the Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Training Program with Parents of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
  18. Experimental Evaluation of the Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills (OASIS) Training Program with Parents of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder Oasis Telemedicine
  19. Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training – K-Cart
  20. Kansas Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program
  21. Development of Professional Development that STICKS
  22. Technical Assistance Center for Social-Emotional Interventions for Young Children
  23. Kansas Maternal, Infant, and Earl Childhood Home Visiting Program
  24. National Research and Development Center on Serious Behavior Disorders at the Secondary Level
  25. Project EAGLE Early Head Start Expansion Educare Evaluation
  26. Web-based Professional Development Program for Child Care Providers
  27. Early Childhood Teachers’ Use of Progress Monitoring to Individualize Teaching Practices
  28. Post-doctoral Research Program in Special Education Response to Intervention (Rtl) in Early Childhood
  29. Postdoctoral Special Education Research Training in Urban Communities: A Research to Practice Model

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Assistant Researcher: JGCP is conducting a research program aimed at understanding how teacher perceptions impact the outcomes of preschool children. We are seeking 1 full-time (100% FTE) Assistant Researcher who will be responsible for administering assessments and study procedures in preschool classrooms across the United States. Apply here.

Graduate Research Assistants (GRA): JGCP is seeking Graduate Research Assistants. The GRAs will assist with data collection activities with preschool students and teachers, including administering literacy assessments to children, observing classroom instruction and teacher-child interactions, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of data reports in the Kansas City Metro, as well as data management and entry. Apply here

Assistant Researcher/Coach (50-75% FTE): JGCP is conducting a research program aimed at evaluating how a Practice Based Coaching model (Literacy 3D) can be used to enhance the literacy focus of early childhood (EC) teachers through data-driven decision making and strategies that boost children’s opportunities to respond in literacy activities. We are seeking an intervention coach who will be responsible for coaching Early Childhood teachers in the Kansas City Metro area in the implementation of Literacy 3D to promote early literacy and oral language development in children ages 3-5. Learn more and apply here

Assistant Researcher/Coach (50-100% FTE): JGCP is seeking 1-2 part-time intervention coaches who will be responsible for providing professional development and coaching to infant-toddler teachers in the Kansas City Metro area in the implementation of the intervention focused on social-emotional development. Learn more and apply here

Assistant Researcher-Assessor (50-75% FTE): JGCP is seeking 1-2 part time (50% - 75% FTE) assessors who will be responsible for conducting classroom observations and child assessments in infant-toddler early childhood education programs in the Kansas City Metro area in the implementation of the intervention focused on social-emotional development Learn more and apply here

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA): JGCP is seeking a GRA to work 50% FTE (20 hours per week) for the next year of the project (1 year) on the Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Project. The GRA will attend regular project meetings and will be responsible for assisting the Leadership Team and Work Groups in developing associated deliverables from research syntheses, and assisting with translation and dissemination of synthesis findings for diverse audiences including researchers, teachers, parents, and policymakers. He/she will also provide support to the Practice Based Research Collaborative and assist with BWG related intervention studies. The GRA will also be available to the Executive Team to assist with the completion of project-specific tasks including maintaining the project website and creating the bi-monthly network newsletter. Apply here

Temporary Assistant Researchers: JCGP is looking for 1-2 temporary Assistant Researchers, at 50%-75% time, who will be responsible for data collection activities with preschool students and teachers, including administering literacy assessments to children, observing classroom instruction and interactions, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of data reports in the Kansas City Metro, as well as data management and entry at our offices in downtown Kansas City, KS. Learn more and apply here

Student Hourly Positions: JGCP is seeking 2-4 Student Hourlies who will be responsible for data collection activities with preschool students and teachers, including administering literacy assessments to children, observing classroom instruction and interactions, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of data reports in the Kansas City Metro, as well as data management and entry at our offices in downtown Kansas City, KS. Apply here

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