Elizabeth Sanders, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the College of Education. Her teaching and research interests focus on appropriate use of quantitative methods in educational research, with greatest emphasis on multilevel modeling and experimental design.
(non-research) The SMART Center Postdoctoral Research Training Program in School Mental Health is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute for Education Sciences (IES).The fellowship’s areas of focus align with those of the SMART Center and include research-based school behavioral health strategies and policies, implementation science, educational equity, clinical research methodology, and understanding and reducing ethnic and racial disparities.
The impact of written emotional disclosure on cancer caregivers’ perceptions of burden, stress, and depression: A randomized controlled trial(2018)Health Communication33(7):824-832.
Sequential prediction of literacy achievement for specific learning disabilities contrasting in impaired levels of language in grades 4 to 9(2018)Journal of Learning Disabilities51(2):137-157.
Effects of emergent literacy interventions for preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder(2017)Exceptional Children84(1):55-75.
Effectiveness of supplemental kindergarten vocabulary instruction for English learners: A randomized study of immediate and longer-term effects of two approaches(2015)Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness8(4):490-529.
Efficacy of rich vocabulary classroom instruction for fourth- and fifth-graders(2015)Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness8(3):325-365.
Partially nested randomize controlled trials in education research: A guide to design and analysis(2014)National Center for Education ResearchED545532: