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Child Study Center Speaker Series

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 4:15pm

The Nittany Lion Inn, Alumni Lounge 200 West Park Ave., State College, PA 16803

Stephanie M. Jones, Ph.D., Marie and Max Kargman Associate Professor, Human Development and Urban Education Advancement, Harvard Graduate School of Education

"Social-Emotional Learning: A Principled Science of Human Development in Context"

In this presentation, Dr. Jones will summarize results from randomized trials of social-emotional learning programs designed for early and middle childhood. She will highlight findings from two longitudinal, experimental evaluations to illustrate important developmental and setting-driven effects. The presentation will cover challenges and opportunities in conducting place-randomized trials of social-emotional learning programs, examining issues of definition, operationalization, and measurement in particular. Jones will finish with a discussion of the implications of this body of work for translational research, education reform, and the developmental and prevention sciences.

Dessert reception following event.

Co-Sponsored with the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center



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