Knowledge Translation Projects | MOSAIC

Along with the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center, MOSAIC provides knowledge translation through evidence synthesis methods to make research meaningful. Explore MOSAIC's knowledge translation projects, below.


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ECR Hub: Advancing the Long-Term Potential of Fundamental Research

Contacts: David MillerDanielle FergusonLarry V. Hedges
Population: Early childhood through Adults
Topics: Education; Synthesis MethodsKnowledge Translation; Alternative Review Types

This five-year resource center is a partnership with the National Science Foundation to extend the reach of its existing investments and build career opportunities related to fundamental STEM education research. The STEM Education Core Research (ECR) Hub will support NSF’s ECR program, which funds curiosity-driven and use-inspired fundamental STEM education research. 

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Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center

Contact: Steven Garfinkel
Population: Children (ages 3-12)
Topic: Health; Knowledge Translation

The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC), operated by AIR, summarizes research, identifies health information needs, and develops information resources to support programs in meeting the needs of individuals with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and burn injuries.

Two career and technical high school students

Career and Technical Education Research Network

Contact: Katherine Hughes
Population: High school (grades 9-12)
Topic: Education; Systematic Literature ReviewKnowledge Translation

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Research Network at AIR seeks to expand the evidence base on the impact of CTE programs on student outcomes by using research and training to develop the next generation of CTE researchers.

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What Works Clearinghouse Statistics, Website, and Training (SWAT)

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is a leading federal source of evidence-based information about education programs, policies, and interventions that show promise for improving student outcomes. AIR holds the WWC Statistics, Website, and Training (SWAT) contract whose focus is on updating WWC policies and providing training and support.

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Latin America and Caribbean Reads Capacity Program

Contacts: Thomas De HoopPooja NakamuraElizabeth Spier
Population: Early childhood/Pre-K
Topic: International Development; Knowledge TranslationSystematic Literature Review

The United States Agency for International Development-funded Latin America and Caribbean Reads Capacity Program focuses on collecting and consolidating evidence on early grade literacy in Latin America and the Caribbean. AIR conducted a systematic review to examine what works to improve early grade reading outcomes in the region.

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National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII)

Contact: Rebecca Zumeta Edmonds
Population: Elementary (grades 1-5)
Topic: Education; Knowledge Translation

The National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII) at AIR translates research to build capacity of state and local education agencies, universities, practitioners, and other stakeholders to support implementation of intensive intervention in reading, mathematics, and behavior for students with severe and persistent learning and/or behavioral needs.