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Department of Public Administration and Policy

Using Time Diary Data in Education Research

Hosted by American University’s School of Public Affairs and with financial support from the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The conference's full program is available here.

The conference can be followed and shared live using the hashtag #EdTimeUse. Questions can be sent to aera.time.use.conference@gmail.com.

*Please note that each day’s events will be in a different location on campus*

Conference Schedule (Overview)

Friday, March 6
Location: Mary Graydon Center (MGC Rooms 3 – 5)

  • 6:00 – 9:00 Welcome Reception & Registration (snacks and drinks provided)

Saturday March 7
Location: SIS Founders Room

  • 8:30 – 9:15 Breakfast & Registration
  • 9:15 – 9:30 Opening Remarks
  • 9:30 – 11:30 Paper Session 1: Measuring Parental Involvement & Student Time Use
  • 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30 – 1:45 Panel 1: Future Research on Parents' and Students' Out-of-School Time Use
  • 1:45 – 2:00 Break
  • 2:00 – 4:00 Paper Session 2: Applications of Time Use Data to Education Research
  • 4:00 – 4:30 Coffee Break
  • 4:30 – 5:45 Panel 2: Measuring Educator Time Use
  • 6:00 – 9:00 Dinner and Drinks - Invitation Only [Chef Geoff’s Private Dining Room; 3201 New Mexico Ave.]

* Chef Geoff's is a short 5 minute walk from campus (see campus map).

Sunday March 8
Location: Butler Board Room

  • 8:30 – 9:15 Breakfast
  • 9:15 – 10:30 Paper Session 3: Time Use as an Educational Input
  • 10:30 – 10:45 Break
  • 10:45 – 11:45 Panel 3: Time Use as an Education Input, Moving Forward
  • 11:45 – 12:45 Lunch
  • 12:45 – 1:45 Breakout Sessions (3 working groups, one for each paper/panel pair)
  • 1:45 – 2:00 Closing Remarks
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