Collaborative Research Grants with Purdue Polytechnic High School
The Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) Collaborative Research Grant program provides funding for collaborations of researchers from Purdue Polytechnic Institute (PPI) and the College of Education (COE), for projects that are of benefit to PPHS. We received a great response with a total of 11 proposals. All proposals were reviewed by a team of eight reviewers, with four from PPHS, two from PPI and two from COE.
We are very pleased to announce the awarding of the following proposals and research teams.
ACCESS Purdue – Early College Program Proposal: Expanding College Access and Turning High School Partnerships Into College Enrollment
- Greg Strimel, assistant professor, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
- David Sears, clinical associate professor of educational psychology and research methodology
- Nathan Mentzer, associate professor of engineering/technology education
- Scott Bartholomew, assistant professor, , Purdue Polytechnic Institute
Holistic Talent Development for Underserved Youth: Cybercrime, Internet Safety, and Achievement Motivation
- Marcia Gentry, professor of educational psychology and research methodology and Director of Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute
- Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar, associate professor, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
- Ophélie Desmet, PhD student in gifted education
- Danielle Crimmins, PhD student in PPI’s Department of Computer and Information Technology
A Personalized Project-Based Approach to STEM Learning: How Does The PPHS Model Serve Students At-Risk?
- Tahir Mehmood Khan, clinical assistant professor, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
- Sunnie Lee Watson, associate professor of learning design and technology
- Denise Katherine Whitford, assistant professor of special education
- Lisa Lambert Snodgrass, assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies
- Lisa B. Bosman, assistant professor, Purdue Polytechnic Institute