AERA 2010TC at AERA 2010: Specific Presentations
The following are descriptions of presentations at AERA 2010 by all TC faculty, staff and students who chose to send materials to the Office of External Affairs. If we overlooked materials you sent us, or if you would like us to include you on this site at any point (even after the conference) please contact us.
- In recognition for their exceptional scientific and scholarly research, the following TC professors will be inducted as 2010 Fellows of the American Education Research Association on Saturday, May 1: Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development; Celia Genishi, Professor of Education; Herbert P. Ginsburg, Jacob H. Schiff Foundation’s Professor of Psychology and Education; Sharon Lynn Kagan, Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Early Childhood and Family Policy; Janet L. Miller, Professor of English Education; Gary J. Natriello, Ruth L. Gottesman Professor of Educational Research; and Stephen Silverman, Professor of Education and Program Coordinator in Physical Education.
- TC President Susan Fuhrman is co-chairing “Excellence in Education Research: Early Career Scholars and Their Work,” a poster session that will include TC Assistant Professor of Education Monisha Bajaj and her project, Time Pass’ or Transformative Force?: Human Rights Education in Indian Schools, a paper that draws from a larger study which examined human rights education (HRE) at different theoretical and practical levels in India to determine how differentiated motivations for, conceptualizations of, and initiatives towards human rights education operate at the levels of policy, curriculum and pedagogy, and practice. 5/3, 4:05pm – 6:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 501-504.
- Bajaj will also be presenting Peace Education and Gandhian Studies: A Discussion of the A/Symmetries of Two Related Fields, a paper which examines the fields of Gandhian studies and peace education through an exploration of their content and development. 5/3, 12:25pm - 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 109, 111, 113.
- Xiaodong Lin, Associate Professor of Technology & Education, will chair three Presidential Sessions:
- Developing Students' Creativity: Challenges and Opportunities for Chinese and American Educators and Researchers, 5/1, 12:25pm - 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 4 CDE;
- Educational Innovation in China and the United States: The Ecological Challenges of an Interdependent World in the 21st Century, 5/1, 2:15pm - 3:45pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 4 CDE; and
- Special Musical Performance - East China Normal University Music Performance Group, 5/1, 5:30pm - 6:00pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 4 AB.
- Henry Levin, William H Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education, will participate as a panelist on From Katrina to Haiti: Educational Research and Short- and Long-Term Response to Disaster; 5/1, 10:35am - 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 4 AB.
- Michelle Knight-Diop, Associate Professor of Education, will participate as a panelist on Meaningful Connections: Social Networks as a Policy Focus in Complex Educational Ecologies, 5/1, 4:05pm-5:35pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 1 D.
Invited Presidential Sessions:
EdLab presentations include:
- An Evaluation of 73 Publicly Funded K-12 Virtual Programs in the U.S. This study explores the pedagogical and technological frameworks that are guiding the implementation of educational programs in 73 publicly funded K-12 virtual school programs in the United States. Specifically, we examine the course content, interface design, instructional design, and various additional media elements within 40 web-based demo lessons being utilized by four of these schools. Ting Yuan, Stephen Asunka, Hui Soo Chae, Ching-Fu Lan. 4/30, 12:00pm – 1:30pm, Sheraton / Governor's Square 9.
- Supporting and Enhancing Social Scholarship in the Digital Age: The Case of PocketKnowledge. This article reports on a study of the adoption and use of an institutional digital repository and social networking website by the academic community of a graduate school of education in the Northeastern United States. Stephen Asunka, Hui Soo Chae, Gary Natriello. 5/1, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Sheraton / Grand Ballroom Section 2.
- College Students' Research Habits and Needs: Implications for the Development of Online Research Tools. In this pilot study, survey data is used to analyze the research processes of 118 college students, including the stages of their work, their use of online tools, challenges of the research process, and their research needs. Rebekah Judson, Calli-Ev Kosch, George Nntwi, Hui Soo Chae. 5/2, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center, Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Physical Versus Digital Scholarship: Exploring Academic Resource and Information Assess in a Networked Environment. This study explores some aspects of library use and academic information seeking behaviors of patrons of an academic library in a graduate school of education in the Northeastern United States. The study analyzes user activity patterns of the library's physical spaces in conjunction with patronage of the library's digital resources. Stephen Asunka, Hui Soo Chae, Gary Natriello. 5/2, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center, Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Toward a Sociology of Online Learning: Implications for Learners and Educational Researchers. This paper explores the social dimensions of youth learning in online environments. As youth around the globe have increasing access to the internet and the growing body of materials, applications, individuals, and social networks available through it, there is a need to understand more fully the contours of the learning opportunities to which they are exposed. Gary Natriello, 5/3, 8:15am – 9:45am, Colorado Convention Center, Room 103.
Psychology and Education presentations include:
- Lawrence De Carlo and Young Koung Kim will present On a Comprehensive Model for Constructed-Response and Multiple-Choice Items in Large-Scale Credit and Placement Exams. Many exams consist of multiple choice (MC) items and constructed response (CR) items. This raises issues with respect to how to use the items to arrive at a single overall score. This paper explores an approach that uses a comprehensive model that consists of a signal detection theory component, for the CR items, and an item response theory component, for the MC items. 4/30, 2:15pm – 3:45pm, Sheraton/Plaza Court 1.
TC’s Community College Research Center presentations include:
- Developmental Education Program Implementation Analysis: A Difference-in-Differences Approach. While the need to assist students who are unprepared for college-level coursework is well known, little research has been conducted on the effectiveness of remediation programs that aim to help these students. This paper uses a student-level longitudinal dataset that includes information about the enrollment and completion patterns of students in developmental education courses, before and after the implementation of an intervention designed to improve outcomes. Sung-Woo Cho, Thomas Bailey, David Jenkins. 5/3, 12:25pm - 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 2.
- High School Dual Enrollment Programs: Are We Fast Tracking Students Too Fast. This study measures the impact of enrolling average-achieving students in a comprehensive dual enrollment program. Cecilia Speroni. 5/1, 8:15am - 10:15am, Colorado Convention Center / Room 105.
- Building Bridges to Postsecondary Education for Low-Skill Adults: Findings from Recent Research on Promising Practices. This roundtable discussion will examine the findings of recent research on programs that show promise in increasing the rate at which students in adult basic skills programs advance to and succeed in postsecondary education. Davis Jenkins (Chair), Elisabeth Barnett, Sung-Woo Cho. 5/1, 10:35am - 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 702.
- Student Success Courses and Education Outcomes in Virginia Community Colleges. The study described in this paper session uses data from the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to examine these courses using student-level data and determine relationships between certain courses and student success outcomes. Sung-Woo Cho. 5/2, 2:15pm - 3:45pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Supporting High School Students in College Courses: Findings from Three Studies. Focusing on strategies to support college access and success for underrepresented students, symposium participants will present research from three studies of supported college courses for high school students, focusing on the types and effectiveness of support services for students enrolled in college courses through dual enrollment and early college programs. Katherine Hughes (chair), Elisabeth Barnett, Thomas Bailey, Andrea Venezia. 5/4, 8:15am - 9:45am, Colorado Convention Center / Room 105.
- Making Institutions Work for Students: Community Colleges' Use of Data to Improve Student Success. Panelists will present findings from extensive fieldwork, analysis of institutional data, and surveys of faculty and administrators across 41 colleges involved in the initiative and will examine (1) the successes and challenges colleges have had in using data to reform polices and practices; and (2) colleges progress towards improving students achievement. Attention will also be paid to lessons for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners who hope to move colleges towards more evidence-based decision-making. Davis Jenkins, Monica Reid Kerrigan. 5/4, 12:25pm – 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 105.
- The Impact of Local Tribal Affiliation on High School Graduation for American Indian and Alaska Native Young Adults. This study explores the impact of being locally tribally affiliated on the probability of completing high school or obtaining a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) for a sample of 2,332 19 to 23 year old Native American individuals in 5 states using Census 2000 data. Michelle Hodara, Kat Sonia Thompson. 5/2, 12:25pm – 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 2.
Technology and Education presentations include:
- Herbert Ginsburg will chair Video Analysis as a Method for Developing Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs about Teaching and their Understanding of Children, Pedagogy, and Assessment, with Amy Olt Dolan, Deborah Rosenfeld, Genevieve Hartman, Wakasa Nagakura, Janet Eisenband. The panel focuses on early childhood teacher preparation in mathematics, including the development of model courses, an extensive video library, and a unique web-based video analysis system to provide preservice teachers with intellectually-stimulating learning experiences that vividly portray the processes of student thinking and the tasks of assessment and teaching. 5/4, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 703.
- Ginsburg, Young-Sun Lee and Sandra Pappas will present Digging Deeper Into K-3 Students' Mathematical Strategy Use Within the mCLASS: Math Assessment System. The focus of this paper is to explore the relationship between cognitive science, curriculum based measures (CBM), and diagnostic interviews (DI) within a mathematical assessment system. At the same panel, Ginsburg, Lee and Pappas will also present What You Might Know by Your Next Birthday: Examining Predictive Validity, a paper that describes the evaluation and analysis of the Early Mathematics Assessment System (EMAS), which assess both performance and cognitive processes like strategies and conceptual understanding in number, operation, shape, space, and pattern. 5/2, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3.
- William Gaudelli and Ashley Taylor will present Modding the Game/Classroom? Video Games, Global Contents, and Teacher Reflection. This study examines teacher reflective experiences with video game simulations that have a global orientation, or what have been characterized as "serious video games" through teachers experiences as players. The conversation of teachers shifted considerably over the course of the study, from a combination of drawing on their experiences as gamers and/or commonly held views about digital media such as videogames towards more careful and focused attention on the specifics of the games used and their implications for pedagogy related to global learning. 5/1, 4:05pm – 6:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 703.
Communication Computing and Technology in Education presentations include:
- John Black and Priscilla Aguirre, will present on Direct Manipulation Animation for Elucidating Emergent Systems Phenomena. This study investigates the influence of direct-manipulation animation (DMA) modeling environment for increasing comprehension and transfer of emergent systems phenomena. In an empirical study (N=103), college students were asked to interact with a NetLogo model of emergent phenomena under one of three conditions: no manipulation animation (NMA), post-manipulation animation (PMA), and direct manipulation animation (DMA). 5/2, 12:25pm – 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Brian Gregory will present Educational Radio in the 1930s: Sound Literacy and Instruction, a study that looks at educational radio programming, known as Schools of the Air (SOAs), broadcast on the newly formed networks of NBC and CBS in the 1920s and 1930s and the objectives, beliefs, and instructional methods of educators and radio programmers to teach listening instruction in American classrooms through radio. 5/2, 2:15pm – 3:45pm, Colorado Convention Center/ Room 108.
- Kuo-Hsun Hung, Charles Kinzer, Cheng-Ling Alice Chen will present Using an Educational MMORPG as a Learning Tool – Student Characteristics and Their Learning Performances in Ed-Wonderland. This study first explores whether the use of educational MMORPGs in instruction is effective tools for teaching and learning. Second, it explores which learner characteristics, including MMORPG experiences and interests surrounding the knowledge domain provided in the game, may be most affected by educational MMORPGs. 5/3, 10:45am – 12:05pm, Sheraton/ Plaza Court 8.
- Jessica Hammer, Jessica Mezei and Nisha Alex will present Advance! Discrimination Education Through Play. Despite social support for equality, our society still exhibits racial and gender bias. Common rhetorical frameworks about racism and sexism (“color-blind racism” and “choice feminism”) emphasize the individual's right to free choice; however, the sum of many such choices can perpetuate a discriminatory environment, even if no individual so intends. This paper argues that a well-designed game can help players understand these systemic aspects of bias, and can reach people who would not otherwise participate in discrimination education. 5/3, 4:05pm - 5:35pm, Colorado Convention Center/ Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Ronah Harris will present Mobile Creativity: How Low-income Youth Use Mobile Technology for Digital Content Creation. The use of mobile technologies has been proposed for increasing access and designing innovative educational activities. Unfortunately, there is limited data on the current uses of cellular phones amongst low-income urban youth. In this exploratory study, Harris surveyed 103 youth, ages 13 – 21, and asked about their ownership of cellular phones and their patterns of use with media, the Internet, as well as whether they create digital content. 5/1, 8:15am- 9:45am, Sheraton/ Grand Ballroom, Section 2.
- Charles Kinzer will act as Symposium Discussant at Designing and Evaluating an Integrated GED/Technology Education Program that Prepares Adults for the 21st Century Workplace, a session that reports on the design and evaluation of an innovative adult education program, designed to provide adults who have not completed high school with a GED course that incorporates technical training workplace skills for the information economy. 5/1, 2:15pm- 3:45pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 608.
- John Black, Carol Lu, Daoquan Li, Seokmin Kang and Insook Han will present “It's Obvious to Tell Why It Is!" A Study of Improving Students' Understanding in Physical Science Concepts via Robot-Based Hands-on Learning Activities. This study presented a research of improving students’ understanding in physical science concepts, such as speed, force and friction, via robot-based hand-on activities, which were capable of exposing single key concept in a complex multiple variables involved scientific scenario. Through multiple sensible modalities, students were able to play, work and learn on scientific concepts effectively.5/2, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Ellen Meier will present Project-Based Learning with Technology: An Innovative Approach to Improving Teacher Quality. This study explores the use of technology as a catalyst to help urban teachers re-conceptualize classroom practices. The design-based research explores the influence of critical aspects of a college center’s program on teachers and reflects an ecological understanding of the various factors influencing teacher behavior. 5/1, 4:05pm - 5:35pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 2.
- Ellen Meier and Caron Mineo will present Building-Level Support for Technology Integration: Ecological Links. Principals were the focus of this yearlong study preparing building leaders to support the integration of technology for 21st century learning. 5/3, 4:05pm - 5:35pm, Sheraton / Grand Ballroom Section 2.
- Ellen Meier and Keol Lim will present Gender Similarities and Differences in Computer Use in Web 2.0 Trends. This study was developed to understand new trends and gender differences in the use of computers and the Internet in Korea. 5/1, 8:15am - 9:45am, Sheraton / Governor's Square 9.
- Ellen Meier and Wonsug Shin will present Exploring Factors Influencing Korean Teachers' Technology Integration. This study investigated teacher-related factors that influence technology integration in teaching activities, including individual background (teaching experiences, technology ability, professional development), psychological personality (innovativeness, technology attitude, and technology competency), and socio-organizational factors (supports, public pressure, and ICT policy). 5/3, 8:15am - 9:45am, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Jessica Mezei, Nisha Alex, Pazit Levitan, Jessica Hammer, Charles K. Kinzer, Rosanna Lopez will present Lit: A Game Intervention for Nicotine Smokers, which focuses on the use of biofeedback measurements as a design technique to develop the game, Lit, as a self-regulated health intervention for smoking reduction. Building on game-design literature, breath therapy, and smoking research, Lit is designed to mimic emotional and physiological effects of smoking through the use of breath control as a game element, graphics, sound, and game-play. 4/30, 4:05pm- 6:05pm, Sheraton/ Plaza Court 1.
- John Black will chair Constructing Learning Through Technology: Where Repetition Ends and Understanding Begins, a symposium that will examine the integration of technology into the classroom by exploring five studies that each proposes innovative ways in which technology can be used to extend traditional education. The objective of the session will not only be to present these contemporary developments in the field but moreover to foster a environment where the presenters with the aid of the discussant and the audience can further investigate the design and implementation aspects of the technology from the perspective of developers as well as educators. 5/1, 12:25pm – 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 102.
In addition to Sandra Okita (Discussant), TC presentations on this panel include:
- Seungoh Paek presenting Interactive Manipulatives: A Pathway to Abstract Math Concepts, a study that investigates how virtual interactive manipulatives enhance student’s mathematical knowledge by motivating students to engage in mathematical tasks and fostering proficiency in mathematics;
- Daniel Hoffman presenting Embodying the Number Line: Using Gesture Recognition to Explore Early Math Concepts, a study that compares two different input methods for controlling a dynamic number line on the cognitive load and learning outcomes of second-grade students;
- Zhou Zhou presenting Learn While Practicing: Can Simple Repetition Games Change Cognition? a study that intends to explore whether repetition games can scaffold strategy development;
- Eric Carson and Ronah Harris presenting Creativity in Videogame Programming as a Pedagogy, a study that examines iterative design process, and how certain cognitive skills relate to creativity.
- Matthew Curinga, Alexandra Saravanos, Seungoh Paek, Reshan Richards, Charles K. Kinzer will present Examining the Effects of Instructor Errors in Asynchronous Video on Efficacy. This study examines the effect of instructor corrected-errors on the learners: interest in lesson, perception of the clarity of the instruction, perception of their ability to work independently in hopes of suggesting a better design of video lectures. 5/2, 12:25pm – 1:55pm, Sheraton/ Grand Ballroom, Section 2.
- Selen Turkay and Sonam Adnioff will present Customization as a Way of Learner Control for Engagement: A Survey Study with World of Warcraft and City of Heroes–Villains Players, which explores the importance of customization for player engagement based on the line of research on learner control in Computer Based Instruction and using game design principles for instructional design. 5/1, 8:15am - 9:45am, Sheraton / Grand Ballroom Section 2.
- Selen Turkay and Devayani Tirthali will present Using Virtual Worlds to Engage Youth in Social Initiatives: A Case Study. This paper presents evaluation of an effort to promote youth change-making by using 3D virtual worlds as informal learning environments to experiment with social initiatives. ‘The Dream It. Do It Initiative’ inspires young people to design and launch their own lasting social ventures, enabling them to have the transformative experience of leading positive social change. 5/1, 2:15pm - 3:45pm , Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3.
- John Black, with Chun-Hao Chang, Eric Carson, and Jonathan Vitale will present A.R.I.A. Robo-Simulator: A Tool for Assisting and Assessing Beginning Robotics Students. With a growing need for students to engage technology as designers and developers, incorporating digital technology that promotes problem-solving in schools is essential. Robotics – a motivating and challenging field – provides such opportunities, but may be difficult for some students to engage initially. The software, detailed in this document, facilitates the learning of robotics in a simple environment with a virtual representation of a robot. 5/3, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Lalitha Vasudevan will present Living Multimodal Research with Adolescents. This presentation is based on research that was motivated by a desire to create a different kind of literacy research space out of which new knowledge about the literacies of adolescents, and especially youth whose literacies have been historically marginalized in literacy research, might emerge. 5/1, 4:35pm – 5:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 206.
- Jingbo Huang will present A Pilot Study on Multimedia Case-Based Learning System on Career Planning, a multimedia case story system of diverse career path stories of the seniors, and make them available to the younger generation to observe, learn and reflect on their own career planning. This study is grounded on the theories of case-based learning, experiential learning and reflective practice, tacit knowledge management and career decision-making. 5/4, 12:25 – 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 2.
Organizational Psychology presentations include:
Ellie Drago-Severson will present two research studies:
- Leading Schools in Our Changing World: Employing Adult Learning and Interpersonal Leadership for Adaptive Challenges, a report on phase two of a multi-site, international (i.e., North America & Near East-South Asia), mixed method study of practicing and aspiring school leaders in the context of professional and personal development. 5/1, 4:05pm – 5:35pm, Sheraton / Plaza Court 7; and
- Preparing Leaders to Support Adult Development in Today’s Complex World: Transferring Classroom Learning to Practice, a survey- and interview-based study that investigates how a university course on leadership for adult development influenced participating leaders’ thinking about and actual on-the-ground practices for supporting adult development in schools. 5/2, 2:15pm – 3:45pm, Sheraton / Grand Ballroom Section 2.
- Yu Zhang, Suguru Mizunoya and Mun Tsang will present Cross-National Studies on Financial Disparities in Basic Education, a study of public financial disparities in primary and secondary education in both populous OECD countries and large emerging countries (with a population of at least 20 million people) with an education finance system involving more than one level of government and the use of intergovernmental education grants. These countries include the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Spain, Canada, Japan, China, India, and Brazil. 4/30, 2:15pm- 3:45pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 109, 111, 113.
Curriculum and Education presentations include:
- In addition to her Presidential Session, Michelle Knight-Diop, with Ramatu Bangura and Vaughn Watson will present African Women's Civic Leadership and Black Feminist Theory: Understanding the Role of Families, Schooling, and Organizations. Situated at the conceptual nexus of shifting conceptualizations of civic engagement and Black Feminisms, this case study centers the voices of seven 1.5- and second- generation African immigrant women who self-define as feminists to illustrate how their transnational, intersecting identities undergird a critical consciousness of race, class, sexuality, privilege and oppression; and how these identities impact their political and civic engagement both in the United States and Africa. 5/3, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 707.
- Knight-Diop, Bangura and Watson will also present Rendering Visible the Civic Learning and Action of African Immigrants. Rendering visible African immigrants' understandings of civic learning and action, this study presents findings from 20 interviews with second- and 1.5-generation African immigrants in New York. African immigrants present a multi-layered view of civic learning and action. 5/2, 12:25pm – 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 2.
- Srikala Narian will present General, Special, or … Inclusive? Refiguring Professional Identities in a Collaboratively Taught Classroom. As meanings of inclusive education continue to vary in research and practice, special educators assume a variety of roles, their activities often signifying a blurring of boundaries between the professions of general and special education. This paper uses the framework of “figured world” to scrutinize the practice of one special educator, Stephanie, within a collaboratively taught classroom and to describe the unpredictable and intricate process of becoming an “inclusive” educator. 5/2, 12:25pm - 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 2.
- Limarys Caraballo will present Theorizing Identities in a “Just(ly)” Contested Terrain: Practice Theories of Identity Amid Critical-Poststructural Debates. In this analysis, Caraballo explores how practice theories of identity build upon critical and poststructural theoretical traditions, allowing a provocative problematization of students’ multiple identities in the context of education for social justice. 5/3, 8:15am – 10:15am, Colorado Convention Center/ Room 711.
- Thurman Bridges will present Ecology of Hip Hop Culture: A Historical Framework for African American Male Teachers from the Hip Hop Generation, which addresses the diminishing presence of African American male teachers in urban schools and the significance of this paper is multifold. 5/1, 12:25pm – 1:55pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 109, 111, 113.
- Bridges will also present From "Bad Boys" to Master Teachers: Making of African American Male Teacher Identities. Through an examination of the life history experiences of Black male teachers, this paper sheds light on the ways in which the Black men make meaning of their multiple identities and how their identities may be shaped by their own schooling experiences. 5/2, 10:35am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3.
- Culturally Responsive Emergent Literacy Practices: The Role of Cultural Legacies and Home Literacies, which describes a study in two Head Start classrooms centered on implementing home literacy practices to build on the literacy strengths children brought to this early intervention program. 5/1, 4:05pm - 5:35pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 610, 612;
- Novice Bilingual Teachers: “Performing Our Lives, Enacting Change”, which focuses on a five year teacher education study of professional conflicts experienced by novice bilingual teachers. 5/1, 10:35 am – 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 205;
- Seizing Tensions and Cultural Conflicts in Teaching: A Problem-Posing Approach to Educating Teachers for Diverse Classrooms, which explores how early childhood teachers engage in dialogue through differences of perspective and reframes the role of teacher educator as ethnographer. 5/2, 10:35am - 12:05pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 105;
- Toward Pedagogical Third Spaces: Negotiating Linguistic Borders With Children. This paper proposes that as English Learners enter US schools in larger numbers, it is more pedagogically beneficial and intellectually stimulating to ask, how can teachers come to understand the rich linguistic and cultural resources that students bring to classrooms? 5/1, 8:15am - 9:45am, Colorado Convention Center / Room 103.
Arts and Humanities presentations include:
- Anand Marri will present Centering Race-Ethnicity in a Social Studies Content Course: A Case Study Schedule Information, which analyzes secondary pre-service teachers’ responses when race/ethnicity becomes central in a content course rather than on “objective” content. 5/4, 8:15am - 9:45am, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 2.
- Marri will also present Promoting Civic Learning Opportunities for Urban Youth: Learning From Three Skilled Social Studies Teachers, a case study that examines teacher and students perspectives in public New York City high school U.S. History classrooms through the research question: how do skilled teachers civically engage marginalized students in U.S. History courses? 4/30, 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Colorado Convention Center / Room 401.
- Jungah Kim will present “Multiculturalism and Beyond”: Transnational Interventions to the Limits and Possibilities of Identity Politics, which explores current debates on multiculturalism and teaching for diversity complicate the issues of diaspora identity and cultural politics of both
- students and teachers in the classroom practices. 5/3, 8:15am – 9:45am, Colorado Convention Center/ Korbel Ballroom 2.
- Aviv Cohen will present Presenting a Theoretical Framework of Four Conceptions of Civic Education, a conceptual study shall question the ways different epistemological conceptions of citizenship and education influence the characteristics of civic education. 4/30, 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Colorado Convention Center/ Room 401.
- Matthew Hayden will present Cosmopolitan Education and Ethical Progress: A Means to a Never-Ending End. Through a conception of education as a dynamic, reflective, ethical exercise charged with the transmission of ways of living, this paper attempts to show that cosmopolitan education, through examinations of living with others, dynamic processes, and openness and receptivity, is well suited to provide a place to situate the democratic ethical deliberations required for such deliberations of ethical progress, and to cultivate dispositions of ethical engagement. 5/1, 8:15am – 9:45am, Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 2.
- For more information about this year's AERA meeting, visit www.aera.net.