Dr. Elizabeth Swaggerty wrote a post about the Tar River Reading Council’s participation in the ECU Earth Day Expo that was just published on the North Carolina Reading Association blog. “It was a great outreach activity that connected ECU faculty, area teachers, the Tar River Reading Council (local affiliate of the International Reading Association), and ECU’s Center for Biodiversity and Biology Department with local children,” said Swaggerty of the event.
Congratulations to Drs. William Sugar and Patricia Slagter van Tryon for recently publishing an article titled “Development of a Virtual Technology Coach to Support Technology Integration for K-12 Educators” in TechTrends. You may download the full article.
Dr. Lori Flint chaired a discussion in Philadelphia at AERA entitled, “Psychosocial Topics in Giftedness, Creativity and Talent,” on April 7th. She presented a second session later that week at the CEC convention called, “Learning From Experience: How Studying Chronic Underachievers Helps Us Help Our Children,” on April 10th, also in Philadelphia. Both sessions were related to her primary research interests of giftedness, talent development, and creativity. Dr. Flint also currently serves on the Board of the North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented.
2014 AERA Annual Meeting “The Power of Education Research for Innovation in Practice and Policy” Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Thursday, April 3 – Monday, April 7, 2014 Congratulations to Drs. Linda Patriarca, Diana Lys, Sharilyn Steadman, Kathi Wilhite, Joy Stapleton, and Elizabeth Hodge for having their Video Case Studies in Teaching presentation featured at the American Education Research Association convention April 5-6. On Sunday, Drs. Patriarca and Diana Lys spoke on Transformation Initiatives in the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Etta Hollins, of the University of Missouri- Kansas City Continue reading →
The North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) is the professional organization in North Carolina of all persons responsible for the teaching of mathematics. Its membership includes teachers from all levels, kindergarten through graduate school, and other professionals who work with curriculum and materials for the teaching of mathematics. You’ll find out more about NCCTM through the website, including state and regional conferences, publications, grants and awards, and other professional activities. The NCCTM Executive Committee met Saturday, April 1 were given the official results Continue reading →
Dr. Caitlin L. Ryan, assistant professor in the Department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education at East Carolina University and her co-author Dr. Jill M. Hermann-Wilmarth of Western Michigan University were honored to receive the Article of the Year Award from the American Educational Research Association’s Queer Studies Special Interest Group at AERA’s annual meeting this past weekend in Philadelphia, PA. They received this honor for their 2013 article in the Journal of Literacy Research entitled “Already on the Shelf: Queer Readings of Award-Winning Children’s Continue reading →
Dr. Jane Manner, associate professor of elementary education, was asked to join the Advisory Board of the Oxford/ London Symposia. The Oxford Education Research Symposium is a forum for presentation of papers and discourse by scholars who have an interest in the theory and practice of universal education. Manner has previously attended the Oxford Education Research Symposium in 2013, where the participants were highly complementary of her presentation and the discussions in which she engaged.
Two College of Education faculty members were recognized in the North Carolina Association for Gifted & Talented (NCAGT) 40 Years, 40 Faces celebration marking the 40th anniversary of NCAGT at the organization’s 2014 conference that was held on February 27-28, 2014. Dr. Liz Fogarty, associate professor in the College of Education, was selected for her involvement in NCAGT and their collaboration with NCAGT that resulted in significant contributions to gifted education in N.C. Fogarty served as the NCAGT 2009 conference co-chair and secretary from 2011-2013. Continue reading →
On April 2nd, the Faculty and Students of the College of Education had the opportunity to showcase the research they have been working on. Below is a listing of the presentations that were available at the Showcase. Presenters and Research Studies Faculty invited paper presentation (4:15-5:00): Dr. Kaye Dotson & Dr. Hui Bian: Supervision on Site: A Critical Factor in the Online Facilitated Internship Faculty invited round table presentation (5:00-5:45): Dr. Martin Reardon: Crumbling Barriers: A Comparative Study of International Teachers’ Experience of Educational Leadership Continue reading →
2013 National edTPA Implementation Conference. Learn more about the implementation of edTPA at the ECU College of Education. This national conference was held November 1-2 at the University of San Diego. Over 400 representatives from higher education participated in this event, where those new to edTPA and experienced users asked difficult questions and shared strategies and best practices with colleagues from across the country. The videos and PowerPoint presentations below are highlights from the conference. Please share them with your colleagues and other stakeholders to Continue reading →