Brownbag Series - Winter 2012 Schedule

Days, Times, and Locations: See Schedule Below

Monday 
January 9
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Maricela Correa-Chavez
Department of Psychology
Clark University

Topic: Learning in Mexican Immigrant Families: Cultural Patterns from Sending and Receiving Communities

Thursday
January 12
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Percival Matthews
Department of Psychology
University of Notre Dame

Topic: A Sense of Proportion: Using Perception to Ground Number Symbols

Monday
January 23
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Vichet Chhuon
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
University of Minnesota

Topic: Race, Identity, and the Urban School

Wednesday 
January 25
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez
College of Education
University of Illinois at Chicago

Topic: Spanish-Speaking Language Minority Learners: Towards Measuring and Accelerating Academic Trajectories

Monday  
January 30
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Louie F. Rodriguez
Educational Leadership & Curriculum
California State University, San Bernardino

Topic: Getting to the Core of the Dropout Crisis: The Significance of School Culture

Thursday
February 2
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Rosemary Russ
School of Education & Social Policy
Northwestern University

Topic: Constructing Explanations: A Role for Epistemic Knowledge in Science Learning

Monday
February 6
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Haley Vlach
UCLA

Topic: Basic Cognitive Processes in the Acquisition and Generalization of Conceptual Knowledge

Wednesday
February 8
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Nicole Kersting
College of Education
University of Arizona

Topic: Teachers, Teaching, and Student Learning: Exploring Value-Added Measures

Monday
February 13
12:00-1:00
Education 2001

Jacquelynne Eccles
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan

Topic: Social Contexts and Adolescent Development

Wednesday
February 15
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Judith Langer
Arthur N. Applebee
SUNY - Albany

Topic: National Study of Writing Instruction

Tuesday
February 21
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Sabrina Schuck
Director, UC Irvine Child Development Center

Topic: School-Based Early Prevention & Intervention Programs: The UC Irvine Child Development Center School Model

Friday
February 24
12:15-1:45
MPAA 320

Carol Booth Olson
Tina Matuchniak
UC Irvine Department of Education

Topic: A Cognitive Strategies Approach to Reading and Writing Instruction for Mainstreamed Secondary School English Language Learners

Monday
February 27
10:00-11:00
Education 3238 

Jia Li
Graduate School of Education
Harvard University

Topic: Enhancing Diverse Urban Students' Learning of Academic Vocabulary Using Integrative Technologies

Monday
February 27
12:00-1:00
Education 2024 

Anne McDaniel
Institute for Social & Economic Research & Policy
Columbia University

Topic: The Gender Gap in Higher Education in Industrialized Countries: The Influence of Family Background and National Context

Tuesday
February 28
12:00-1:15
Education 2024 

Lara Perez-Felkner
NORC, University of Chicago

Topic: Can the Social Contexts of Schools Promote Underrepresented Adolescents' Resilience in the Transition to College?

Monday
March 5
12:00-1:00
Education 2024 

Thad Domina
UC Irvine Department of Education

Topic: Does Detracking Work? Evidence from a Mathematics Curricular Reform

Tuesday
March 6
12:00-1:00
Education 2001 

Daniel Solórzano
Director, UC ACCORD
UCLA

Topic: Using Critical Race Theory and Racial Microaggressions to Examine Everyday Racism

Monday
March 12
12:00-1:00
Education 2024

Jeffrey F.  Milem
College of Education, University of Arizona

Topic: Doing Work that Matters: Using Data to Inspire Transformative Discourse  Article 1  Article 2

Tuesday
March 13
4:00-5:00
Education 2009

Elaine Hoter
MOFET International

Topic: Bridging the Gap Between Cultures in Conflict Through Information and Communication Technology

Thursday
March 15
12:00-1:15
Education 2024

Laurence Steinberg
Temple University

Topic: The Science of Adolescent Brain Development and Public Policy