Evaluation

This page includes research papers, evaluation reports, and presentations that explore key outcomes related to Charlotte Teachers Institute’s seminars and programs for teachers and professors.

 Nancy Ceja completed a product evaluation of CTI’s 2018 SRET program.

  • Research Experience for Teachers:  How Hands-On Research and Student Mentoring Impacts Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Beliefs (August 2018).  Abstract and Poster.

 Geraldine Abinader conducted a case study on CTI’s goal to “retain highly qualified teachers.”  

  • Student Learning + Retention = Teacher Growth:  A Product Evaluation Case Study among CTI Fellows (August 2017).  Abstract and Poster.

♦  Hao Djur conducted a case study on CTI’s goal to “implement engaging curriculum.”  

  • Analyzing Curriculum Unit Implementation:  A Product Evaluation of Charlotte Teachers Institute (August 2017).  Abstract  and Poster.

 Anthony Ellis examined questionnaire data on engagement, retention, and program usefulness:

  • Assessing the Effectiveness of Teacher Professional Development throughout Charlotte Teachers Institute (April 2017).  Abstract and Full research paper.
  • Product Evaluation: Charlotte Teachers Institute (August 2016).  Presentation.
  • Product Evaluation of Charlotte Teachers Institute:  Exploring Empowerment, Usefulness, and Retention (August 2016).  Executive summary.
  • Product Evaluation of Charlotte Teachers Institute:  Exploring Program Outcomes (July 2016).  Poster presentation.

 Kenia Rios’ work studied teachers, professors and graduate students as part of CTI’s SRET:

  • CTI Summer Research Experience for Teachers (August 2016).  Executive summary.
  • Science Research Experience for Teachers Laboratory Observation Protocol (August 2016).  Final Report.
  • CTI Summer Research Experience for Teachers:  Connecting K-12 Teaching and the Study of Nanoscale Science (July 2016).  Poster presentation.

  Curriculum Unit Usage Survey.  This tool is administered six months following curriculum unit completion to ask questions about implementation and impact on students.