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Presentation for DBER Group Discussion on 2015‐03‐19
This presentation will present final results of a research project funded by the U.S. Department of Education and conducted by the National Center for Research on Rural Education at UNL. The study is a randomized control trial with 119 rural middle and high school science teachers in Nebraska and Iowa. It examines the impact of professional development on guided scientific inquiry with technologydelivered follow‐up coaching (treatment) versus no professional development (control) on teacher and student inquiry knowledge, skills, self‐efficacy and attitudes. This presentation will provide an overview of the project, focusing on the coaching processes and procedures, and present final results.