Six College of Education faculty awarded Ross-Lynn Research Scholar Fund Grants

Six Purdue University College of Education faculty have been awarded Ross-Lynn Research Scholar Fund Grants for 2021-2022. These COE grant awards provide faculty with partial funding to hire a doctoral research assistant. Doctoral students named in the faculty applications are listed below.

Dr. Amanda Case: Getting the whole picture: A mixed-methods study to examine how family obligations affect the college experiences and degree attainment of first-generation college students
Doctoral Student: Ellice Kang

Dr. Yan Ping Xin: Effects of Instructional Scaffoldings on Word Problem-Solving Performance of English Learners with Learning Difficulties in Mathematics
Doctoral Student: Qingli Lei

Dr. Xiang Zhou: Understanding the Help-Seeking Experiences of Racial-Ethnic Minority Parents of Children with Autism: A Qualitative Study
Doctoral Student: Amani Khalil

Dr. Laura Bofferding: Building Blocks at the Intersection of Computational and Mathematical Thinking: K-2 Students’ Lego Composing, Decomposing, and Debugging
Doctoral Student: Sezai Kocabas

Dr. Jill Newton: Fostering Pre-service Teachers’ Conceptions of Social Justice Through Global Cross-Cultural Collaborations
Doctoral Student: Bima Sapkota

Dr. Signe Kastberg: A Narrative Inquiry of Women Informal Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educators
Doctoral Student: Lili Zhou