Publications and Presentations

The publications of CR&E researchers show the depth and breadth of our work.

Blanc, S. (2017) Integrating Science into Afterschool: A Three Dimensional Approach, Final Evaluation Report.  Download report here.

Blanc, S. and Uzwiak, B. (2017) Using Visuals to Clarify Process and Outcomes in a STEM Dissemination Center. Download powerpoint Download powerpoint here.

Blanc, S. and Cox, T. (2015) Measuring STEM interest and motivation in out-of-school settings.  Download powerpoint here.

McCreedy, D. and Blanc, S. (2014) Innovative technology for students and teachers: Implementing high quality research and evaluation. Download powerpoint here.

Wolff, F., Pomeroy, D., Blanc, S., and Clancy, R. (2009) Virtual tutoring pilot program: Questions and considerations for the future. Read it here

Uzwiak, B. (2016) Community Engagement in Precarious Times: When Ethnography Meets Socially Engaged Art. Read it here

Uzwiak, B. (2016) Specters of a School’s Closing. Read it here

Harris, J. & Pickron-Davis, M. (2013) From Gates to Engagement: A Ten-Year Retrospective of Widener Universitys Journey to Reclaim Its Soul and Fulfill Its Mission as a Leading Metropolitan University. Read it here

Blanc, S. (2008) An evaluation study of PHENND: Participant perceptions of a regional service learning network. Read it here

Blanc, S., Brown, J., and Goldwasser, M. (2003) From the ground up: The Logan Square Neighborhood Associations approach to building community capacity, education and affordable housing. Read it here

Blanc, S. (Spring 2004) In Oakland, community groups won small schools policy. Read it here

Blanc, S., Brown, C., and Nevarez-La Torre, A. (2002) Strong neighborhoods, strong schools: Case-study: The Logan Square Neighborhood Association. Read it here

Blanc, S., Christman, J.B., Liu, R., Mitchell, C., and Travers, E. (2010) Making the most of benchmarks: The importance of instructional communities. Read it here

Zimmer, R., Blanc, S., Gill, B., and Christman, J.B. (2008) Evaluating the performance of Philadelphia’s charter schools. Read it here

Gill, B., Zimmer, R., Christman, J.B., and Blanc, S. (2007) The leading edge of NCLB: State takeover, school restructuring, private management, and student achievement in Philadelphia. Read it here

Blanc, S., and Simon, E. (2007) Public education in Philadelphia: The crucial need for civic capacity in privatized environment. Read it here