Title

UND graduate students and faculty speak at AERA Annual Meeting April 3-7

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

4-11-2014

Campus Unit

College of Education & Human Development

Abstract

American Education Research Association meeting is the world's largest gathering of education scholars.

Graduate students and faculty from the University of North Dakota's College of Education and Human Development attended and presented at the annual American Education Research Association (AERA) meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., earlier this month.

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative studies in several fields such as early education, higher education, digital learning, and second language literacy. Attendees and presenters at the conference encounter ideas that may shape tomorrow's education practices and policies and where they connect with leading thinkers from around the world.

Presenters and their Topics

Nik Butz (student)

  • "Testing a Model of Elementary Students' Reading Achievement: Teacher-Student Relationship Predicting Motivation and Self-Concept" (with Robert Stupnisky and others)
  • "Self-Determined Motivation in Hybrid Graduate Business Programs: Contrasting Online and On-Campus Students" (with Robert Stupnisky and others)
  • "Achievement Emotions in Hybrid Graduate Business Programs: A Control-Value Approach" (with Robert Stupnisky)

Melissa Majerus (student)

  • "Testing a Model of Elementary Students' Reading Achievement: Teacher-Student Relationship Predicting Motivation and Self-Concept" (with Robert Stupnisky and others)
  • "Self-Determined Motivation in Hybrid Graduate Business Programs: Contrasting Online and On-Campus Students"

Erin Peterson (student)

  • "Testing a Model of Elementary Students' Reading Achievement: Teacher-Student Relationship Predicting Motivation and Self-Concept" (with Robert Stupnisky and others)
  • "Self-Determined Motivation in Hybrid Graduate Business Programs: Contrasting Online and On-Campus Students"

Woei Hung (faculty)

  • "Knowledge Acquisition, Application, and Transfer in Problem-Based Learning by Design" Cheryl Hunter (faculty)
  • "Border Schools: A Critical Look at Multicultural Education Serving Native Americans" (with Terri Martin-Parisien)
  • "Programmatic Models and Applications for Internationalization in Teacher Education" (with Donna Pearson)

Donna Pearson (faculty)

  • "Programmatic Models and Applications for Internationalization in Teacher Education" (with Cheryl Hunter)

Sam Rocha (faculty)

  • "Critical Pedagogy and Phenomenology"
  • Meet the Journal Editors session, Studies in Philosophy and Education

Jeff Sun (faculty)

  • "College Students' Free Speech: It's Not Just a First Amendment Concern"
  • "(The Lack of) Distinctions Among Students' Educational Levels as Determinants of Student Speech Rights"
  • "Inclusivity and Civility in the P20 Educational Environment"
  • "Uncovering What Is a "Reasonable" School Administrator: A Schema Analysis of Judicial Opinions in Education Law"

Marcus Weaver-Hightower (faculty)

  • Discussant/Facilitator, "Comics as Research: Toward an Imaginative Methodology"
  • Chair, "Studying the Nexus of Aspiration and Masculinity in Working-Class Males: A Cross-Analysis of the African American (U.S.), Latino (U.S.), and White (U.K.) Working Class"

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