Albert Cheng

University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

Distinguished Doctoral Fellow

201 Graduate Education Building

Fayetteville, AR 72701

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

The Value of Study Abroad Experience in the Labor Market: Findings from a Resume Audit Experiment

EDRE Working Paper No. 2020-02
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2020
Albert Cheng and Laura Florick
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 605 (54,937)

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Study abroad, Employment, Resume Audit

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Can Parents’ Growth Mindset and Role Modelling Address STEM Gender Gaps?

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Feb 2017
Albert Cheng, Katherine Kopotic and Gema Zamarro
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 520 (66,376)
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STEM gender gaps, growth mindset, role modelling effects

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Measuring Teacher Conscientiousness and its Impact on Students: Insight from the Measures of Effective Teaching Longitudinal Database

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Albert Cheng and Gema Zamarro
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 240 (157,104)
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No Excuses Charter Schools: A Meta-Analysis of the Experimental Evidence on Student Achievement

EDRE Working Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2019
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Missouri and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 204 (183,335)
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charter schools, academic achievement, urban schools

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Comparing and Validating Measures of Character Skills: Findings from a Nationally Representative Sample

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2016
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Buckingham and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 131 (266,404)
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character skills, grit, conscientiousness, behavioral tasks, survey effort

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Measures of Student Non-Cognitive Skills and Political Tolerance after Two Years Of The Louisiana Scholarship Program

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 81 (367,570)
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school vouchers, non-cognitive skills, conscientiousness, political tolerance, self-esteem, locus of control, civic values

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The Development and Validation of the Practicing Faith Survey

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-20
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Nov 2019
Albert Cheng, Beth Green and David Smith
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Cardus Hamilton and Calvin College
Downloads 79 (372,971)

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faith and learning, Christian practice, assessment

Personality as a Predictor of Unit Nonresponse in Panel Data: An Analysis of an Internet-Based Survey

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2016-014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2016
Albert Cheng, Gema Zamarro and Bart Orriens
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Center for Economic and Social Research
Downloads 41 (518,630)

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attrition, internet panel data, personality traits, paradata

Personality as a Predictor of Unit Nonresponse in Panel Data: An Analysis of an Internet-Based Survey

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Albert Cheng, Gema Zamarro and Bart Orriens
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Center for Economic and Social Research
Downloads 38 (533,875)
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attrition, internet panel data, personality traits, paradata

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Identifying Naturally-occurring Direct Assessments of Social-emotional Competencies: The Promise and Limitations of Survey and Assessment Disengagement Metadata

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2018
NWEA, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 76 (381,231)

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Social-emotional learning; metadata; test disengagement; survey effort

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A Longitudinal Analysis of Volunteerism Activities for Individuals Educated in Public and Private Schools

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-06
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Mar 2019
Albert Cheng and David Sikkink
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Notre Dame
Downloads 60 (431,994)

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Volunteerism, Religious Schools, Civic Values, Young Adulthood

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When You Say Nothing at All: The Predictive Power of Student Effort on Surveys

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2015
Collin Hitt, Julie R. Trivitt and Albert Cheng
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 58 (439,102)
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Noncognitive Skills; Educational Attainment; Employment Income; Human Capital

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Parental Occupational Choice and Children's Entry into a Stem Field

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-16
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Sep 2019
Albert Cheng, Katherine Kopotic and Gema Zamarro
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 53 (457,573)

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occupational choice, intergenerational occupational transmission; STEM gender gaps

13.

Assessing Christian Learning: Vocation, Practices, and Investment

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Nov 2019
Calvin College, Calvin College, Cardus Hamilton and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 46 (485,790)

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faith and learning, vocation, Christian practice

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Gendered Ambition: Career Advancement in Public Schools

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-18
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Texas A&M University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 43 (499,013)
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bureaucratic ambition, gender gap, gender and leadership, educational leadership

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The Educational Emphases of Science Teachers in US Evangelical Protestant High Schools

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2018
Albert Cheng
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 34 (542,537)

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STEM education, teaching practice, Catholic schools, Evangelical Protestant schools, science pedagogy

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The Assessment of Faith and Learning

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-18
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Nov 2019
Beth Green, Albert Cheng and David Smith
Cardus Hamilton, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Calvin College
Downloads 32 (553,137)

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faith and learning, Christian practice, assessment

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Can Information Widen Socioeconomic Gaps in Postsecondary Aspirations? How College Costs and Returns Affect Parents’ Preferences for Their Children

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-17
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Oct 2019
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Harvard University - Department of Government (FAS) and Harvard Graduate School of Education
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College access, College aspirations, Socioeconomic gaps, College costs and returns, Information