Center for Urban and Multicultural Education

 

The Center for Urban and Multicultural Education (CUME) is the research arm of the Indiana University School of Education at IUPUI. CUME´s mission is to create connections between research, theory and practice with the ultimate aim of improving the quality of education throughout the P-20 continuum, from early childhood through graduate school levels, and including formal, alternative and community-based education.

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  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2011)
    The purpose of this report is to describe some of the major initiatives that the Indianapolis Public School (IPS) system has undertaken in the past decade and to highlight schools that have enjoyed a measure of success. ...
  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2011)
    A traditional school calendar in the United States of America provides 180 days of instruction and a lengthy summer vacation. In efforts to raise achievement, reduce costs, or better serve their communities, many schools ...
  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2012)
  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2008)
    A bibliographic list of CUME Research Reports
  • Hughes, Robin L.; Helfenbein, Robert J.; Smith, Joshua S.; Berumen, Juan G.; Stuckey, Shanna M. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2008)
    This qualitative study of the Twenty-first Century Scholar’s Program in Indiana examined students’ experiences in college and administrators’ descriptions of the resources/supports provided by their respective institution.
  • González, Ed; Wilson, Sherrée A.; Flowers, Natasha (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2008)
    The purpose of the current study is to take an in-depth look at the experiences of faculty of color at IUPUI, the ways in which they experience the climate, the opportunities and frustrations they encounter in pursuing ...
  • Smith, Joshua S.; Bradley-Levine, Jill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2008)
    The Center for Urban and Multicultural Education (CUME), a research and evaluation center at Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis has been contracted by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis to conduct an ...
  • Helfenbein, Robert J.; Crayton, Troy A. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2008)
    This research report is an evolving tool designed to build a peace education curriculum and a research evaluation process to measure the effectiveness of peace education programs. The goal of the Curriculum Mapping Project ...
  • Lou, Jingjing; Shah, Payal P.; Hamilton, Evelyn M.; Smith, Joshua S.; Ortloff, Debora Hinderliter (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2008)
    This study seeks to provide a baseline understanding of international education in Indiana secondary schools.
  • Smith, Joshua S. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2005-07)
    Presented to the Board of School Commissioners, Indianapolis Public Schools. In 2003 the Dawn Project designed and implemented a project to integrate systems of care, wraparound services, and Positive Behavioral Interventions ...
  • Rittenhouse, Ashley A.; Stuckey, Jacob B.; Smith, Joshua S. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2008)
    The Discovering the Science of the Environment (DSE) Summer Institute was a weeklong professional development opportunity for teachers to experience components of the Natural Habitat Gardens (NHG) and Earth Partnership ...
  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2009)
    The evaluation of Bridges to Success (BTS) and its relationship to academic success in elementary schools within the Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) included three interrelated components. The current report summarizes ...
  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2008)
  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2009)
    As a group, the studies find that teachers who are fully certified (through traditional college/university based teacher education programs) have a more significant positive impact on student outcomes than teachers who are ...
  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2009)
    Collectively, the research indicates that charter schools are expanding options for parents and students, and that some charter schools have a significant positive impact on the achievement of certain sub-populations of ...
  • Unknown author (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, 2009)
    Nationally, efforts to expand the pool of candidates to fill teaching vacancies in the nation’s most resource poor school systems have increased. Particularly in urban and rural environments where there are disproportionate ...