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THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

MondayEducation Minor capstone presentations, 1 pm, Peabody 215
TuesdayAndreas Nehring talk, noon, Peabody 02
HDFS Internship Poster Showcase, 3:30-5:30pm, Peabody 02
Education Minor capstone presentations, 4 pm, Room 206
ThursdayMSA orientation/celebration, 6 pm, Friday Center
Education Minor students to present capstone projects today, Tuesday

Students in the Education Minor will present research posters about their capstone projects later this month. Students will present research posters that describe their literature reviews on a variety of topics, including alternative models of schooling, culturally relevant pedagogy, school desegregation, mental health of university students, and accommodating spaces for students with physical disabilities. The presentations will be made in two classes: 1) Alison LaGarry’s class today, from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in Room 215; and, 2) Jessica Benton’s class on Tuesday, from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in Room 206. All are welcome to attend.

Guest speaker Andreas Nehring discusses science teaching on Tuesday

Students in the Education Minor will present research posters about their capstone projects later this month. Students will present research posters that describe their literature reviews on a variety of topics, including alternative models of schooling, culturally relevant pedagogy, school desegregation, mental health of university students, and accommodating spaces for students with physical disabilities. The presentations will be made in two classes: 1) Alison LaGarry’s class on April 23, from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in Room 215; and, 2) Jessica Benton’s class on April 24, from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in Room 206. All are welcome to attend.

HDFS internship poster session on Tuesday

The 28 students majoring in Human Development and Family Studies will present posters about their internships during a session on Tuesday. The sessions will include faculty mentors and site supervisors. The session will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Peabody 02. Light refreshments will be provided.

Kelly Ryoo students win summer fellowships

Two of Kihyun “Kelly” Ryoo’s undergraduate students received summer research fellowships to conduct research studies as part of Ryoo’s National Science Foundation project. Maureen Desmond, a Biomedical & Health Sciences Engineering major, received the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) from UNC-Chapel Hill to explore how to design automated feedback to support English language learners’ science learning. Joshua Francisco, majoring in Statistics and Analytics/Computer Science, received the Brooks Foundation Summer Research Fellowship to explore how visualizations can improve linguistically diverse students’ motivation and engagement.

Publications, presentations, grants awarded, etc.

Ryan Summers, Shuai Wang, Fouad Abd-El-Khalick, Ziad Said. 2018. "Comparing Likert Scale Functionality Across Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Groups in Science Education Research: an Illustration Using Qatari Students’ Responses to an Attitude Toward Science Survey.” International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. Online, April 11, 2018.

Marraccini, M.E., Brick, L., Weyandt, L. L. (2018). Instructor and peer bullying in college students: Distinct typologies based on Latent Class Analysis. Journal of American College Health. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2018.1454926. [Epub ahead of print]

Kihyun “Kelly” Ryoo, assistant professor of learning sciences, was an invited panelist for the Presidential Session at the 2018 Korean American Educational Researchers Association (KAERA) Annual Conference in New York. Ryoo’s presentation was entitled “Making Science Visible for Linguistically Diverse Students through Visualization Technologies.”

Doctoral student Eldrin Deas will facilitate a working group session on relationship-building strategies for documenting and preserving cultural heritage at Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration on Wednesday (April 25). The event is hosted by UNC’s Institute of African American Research, NCGrowth, the Southern Historical Collection, the Center for the Study of the American South, and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. The event is being held in Durham at the Carolina Theatre.

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Events

Thursday, May 10

End-of-Year Reception
4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Carolina Inn

Saturday, May 12

School of Education Graduation Ceremony
1:00p.m.
Dean Smith Center