Sponsored Research Projects at WOU
Project to improve access to quality services for individuals with brain injury.
Grant funding to support students completing a Bachelor’s degree in American Sign Language/English Interpreting at WOU.
Project to examine factors that influence identification and service practices for students with Traumatic Brain Injury.
This project is a third party evaluation contract to assist the Business Education Compact (BEC) in their implementation of pilot Proficiency Centers across Oregon.
Center supporting and advancing research of interventions to improve the long-term outcomes of children and youth post-TBI.
Project for the Oregon Commission on Children and Families to provide technical support for data migration from an old database system into a newly designed CASA data application.
Program improvement for both individuals and facilities conducting childcare and education in the state of Oregon.
Learning disability assessment services for Oregon Department of Human Services clients throughout Oregon.
This project provides training and consultation to case managers and independent evaluators and manages Learning Disability assessments for TANF clients for the State of Oregon.
Evaluation of a project to enhance the content knowledge of K-8 teachers in the science of global climate change.
Extending a Legacy: Training Personnel to Serve School Age Children in Low Incidence Disabilities through the Development of Helen Keller Fellows
The primary purpose of the research is to determine the effects of age and duration of (time in sound) for young children, to examine the effects of (parent talk) to their children, and to conduct routine-based interventions in the natural environment.
National technical assistance and dissemination center for children and youth who are deaf-blind.
NLCSD provides a unique doctoral study experience for qualified individuals committed to the education of infants, toddlers, children and youth who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired or deafblind.
This project provides scholarship support for OCDC Migrant Head Start staff which allows them to attend programs of study to assist in meeting federal Head Start teacher standards.
Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children who are Deaf-Blind in Oregon.
Oregon Deafblind Family Services Project
A project to ensure families are aware of project information and technical assistance activities appropriate for their child.
Data analysis and reporting to the Oregon Department of Education, Office of Student Learning Partnerships and other offices.
Oregon Early Childhood Inclusion Collaborative - Statewide Consultation and Resources for Early Childhood Collaboration.
Project to increase state, regional and local capacity for serving young children ages 3 to 5 in typical settings by providing leadership in dissemination and implementing evidence-based practices.
A project to the purpose of providing statewide collaborative leadership for prekindergarten through post-secondary education in the areas of school improvement.
Evaluation of the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, a project that serves to improve public understanding of the state’s forest resources, and to encourage environmentally sound forest management through educational programs.
A project to develop a multifaceted Contact Management Application for OrPTI, migrate all information from previous system, and provide technical support.
Oregon State University's National Science Foundation Grant Evaluation
A project to serve as external evaluator of Oregon State University's National Science Foundation grant, entitled Science and Engineering in the Lives of Students.
Evaluating the effectiveness of Oregon’s state and local Even Start programs.
Assisting families and educators working with students with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
A project to utilize a three-pronged approach to meet the identified needs of families and children ages 3-8 in the rural communities of Falls City, Dallas, Independence, and Monmouth, including no-cost parent education sessions each year.
Project to increase the number of child care providers who have training and support in caring for children with developmental, behavioral, medical, physical or other disabilities or special needs.
PEPNet provides resources and expertise that enhance educational opportunities for people who are deaf or hard of hearing--including those with co-occurring disabilities.
This project details how Western Oregon University (WOU) will facilitate the development of a campus-specific natural hazard mitigation plan (NHMP) in accordance with FEMA requirements, as well as for inclusion in the State of Oregon’s Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan.
Five Oregon public universities (Eastern Oregon University, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, and Western Oregon University) collaboratively offer an approved, online graduate-level literacy program.
This program creates and delivers a comprehensive training program that includes an on-site, highly interactive 2-day course titled "Regional Collaboration to Embrace, Engage, and Sustain Tribal Community Policing Partnerships."
The purpose of the Rehabilitation Counseling with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults program is to improve the employment and independent living status for people who are deaf and hard of hearing by increasing the number of rehabilitation personnel (and their community partners) nationwide, who have the knowledge and communication skills to serve this population.
The Western Oregon University Rehabilitation Counselor Education program meets the RSA absolute priority to partner with state VR agencies to train six new and six continuing graduate students per year for five years potentially resulting in 60 new rehabilitation counselors in the Pacific Northwest.
A systematic approach to developing, testing and disseminating a comprehensive hospital-school transition intervention for students with Traumatic Brain Injury.
The project Science and Engineering in the Lives of Students (SELS), will use video case studies highlighting the role of science in construction problems as the core of a professional development program with video, print, and web components.
A project to provide programming and data management support to SPEDSIS on their Nevada Dept of Education agreement.
A program providing 325 eligible students with academic support services to assist them in successfully obtaining a bachelor"s degree from Western Oregon University.
Project to develop a multifaceted website for the Child Disability Connection website and provide technical support.
A study to address the critical lack of experimental evidence evaluating instruction as an essential component of successful Assistive Technology use.
Project to develop, test, and disseminate an instructional package called the Training Assistive Technology in the Environment (TATE) Systematic Instructional Package (SIP).
Development and Enhancement of Oregon’s Part B Outcomes Related to Post-Secondary Education and Employment and Methods to Collect and Analyze Outcome Indicator Data.
This proposal will develop and deliver a two-day theme-enhanced, highly comprehensive and interactive classroom and web-based training and technical assistance program for Tribal leaders.
Training project that promotes the development of leadership capacity of tribal youth and encourages their collaboration and participation with tribal law enforcement.
Annual RFP and grant competition for University/School professional development projects funded by Title II-A.
The overall purpose of the proposed project is to provide a safe, respectful campus environment for all WOU students, staff and faculty, to expand victim assistance services and resources, and to increase the campus and community’s awareness and understanding about violence against women.
This grant will develop a fully functional textbook and course material rental program for WOU students.
This grant will establish a system to offer courses for driver educators meeting the ODOT-TSD criteria.
a collaborative endeavor dedicated to the provision of quality education and professional development opportunities for interpreters at all skill levels.
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