Aqm Opening Reception Dec 8 2008

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Aqm Opening Reception Dec 8 2008

  1. 1. Inaugural Reception AQM Program Fellows & Faculty December 8, 2008 Over 20 faculty and fellows joined the celebration during Year One of the new Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) program offered in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA http://aqm.gseis.ucla.edu/
  2. 2. What is AQM? <ul><li>A dvanced Q uantitative M ethods… </li></ul><ul><li>The UCLA Department of Education (in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies) and the UCLA Department of Psychology offer a program of interdisciplinary doctoral training dedicated to producing world-class quantitative educational researchers.  </li></ul><ul><li>The program brings together faculty from Education, Psychology, Biostatistics, and Sociology to offer advanced training in research design, statistics, and educational policy issues, and to provide practical research experience with complex, real-world educational issues and problems.  The program includes special opportunities in research related to teaching, learning, and testing in mathematics. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Dean Aimee Dorr with AQM Fellows
  4. 4. Felipe Martinez speaking with Director Noreen Webb (on left) & Professor Patricia Gandara (on right)
  5. 5. AQM Fellows: Larry Thomas, Regina Richter, Jordan Rickles & Mark Hansen
  6. 6. Professors Peter Bentler (Psych) & Li Cai (Education)
  7. 7. Fellow Jordan Rickles & Professor Tom Belin
  8. 8. (from left to right) Professors Noreen Webb, Felipe Martinez, Gary Orfield, Li Cai & Director Steve Reise (in blue)
  9. 9. Faculty & Fellows
  10. 10. (from left to right) AQM Director Mike Seltzer, Fellows Mark Hansen, Johnny Lin & Jordan Rickles
  11. 11. Professors Webb & Martinez conversing with Fellow Mark Hansen
  12. 12. Fellows Kathleen Preston, Jessica Preston & Professor Peter Bentler
  13. 13. Inaugural Reception AQM Program Fellows & Faculty December 8, 2008 For more information about the program and to become a student, please see our web site http://aqm.gseis.ucla.edu/

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