Research Opportunity

What is the study about?

Our research team is currently developing Interactive Virtual Training (IVT), a video game training model in which early career teachers working in high poverty schools can hone their behavior management skills with disruptive avatars in a virtual training environment. We are currently recruiting undergraduate research assistants to play a vital role in implementing this project in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of psychologists, computer scientists, engineers, and designers. Read about the study here.

What are the training opportunities and responsibilities?

This project provides outstanding training opportunities for students interested in psychology, education, and/or computer science, with specific interests in learning how to use effective behavior management strategies via an innovative technology.
Research assistants will gain skills in data coding, management and analysis in addition to educational research methods and conducting literature reviews.

What are the requirements?

4-6 hours per week between the hours of 8:30 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
We are recruiting volunteer undergraduate RAs for the Spring 2017 semester. Research credit and/or funding may be available in future semesters.

How can I apply?

Interested applicants can send a resume and a brief statement of interest to the Project Director, Claire Brown at