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TuesdayMSA Online Information Session, 6p.m.
WenesdayUndergraduate Information Session, 6p.m.
ThursdayGraduate Information Session, 6p.m.
SCALE wins $300,000 renewal grant for N.C. LiteracyCorps work

SCALE, the Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education, has won a $300,000 renewal grant to support its North Carolina LiteracyCorps project. N.C. LiteracyCorps is a statewide consortium of AmeriCorps members who work in community- and campus-based literacy programs. The grant, funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and disbursed by the N.C. State Commission on Volunteerism, will support the consortium’s work in volunteer recruitment and training, developing and enhancing community partnerships, coordinating literacy program work, and gathering data for program evaluation. It is the 15th consecutive year that SCALE has received grant support from CNCS .

Presentation explores collaborations between human services, education

A presentation on Sept. 18 by Gary Bowen, dean of the School of Social Work, and Dennis Orthner, research professor in the schools of education and social work, will highlight the opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations within human services and education. Implications for involving undergraduate Human Development and Family Studies majors in research and human service will be discussed. The event will be held in the Tate-Turner-Kuralt Auditorium at noon. A light lunch will be provided.

Publications, presentations, grants awarded, etc.

Faculty members are noted in bold, graduate students/recent graduates with underline.

Thurston Domina , Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej, Andrew M. Penner, Emily K. Penner, Quentin Brummet, Sonya R. Porter, and Tanya Sanabria. Is Free and Reduced-Price Lunch a Valid Measure of Educational Disadvantage? Educational Researcher. First Published September 6, 2018

Greene, J. A. (August, 2018). “This is Exhausting” – Finding the skill, will, and thrill for conceptual change in the digital age. Presentation in the symposium: Changing how we think about knowledge: exploring the relationships between epistemic cognition and conceptual change (Chair: Gale Sinatra). European Association of Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group on Conceptual Change, 11th International Conference on Conceptual Change, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Mills-Koonce, W. R., Rehder, P. D., & McCurdy, A. L. (2018). The significance of parenting and parent–child relationships for sexual and gender minority adolescents. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 28(3), 637-649.

Rebekah Duke and Brian Cartiff. (August, 2018). Analyzing epistemic ideals and reliable processes in written argumentation following online learning. Presentation in the JURE Symposium (Chair: Peter Edelsbrunner). European Association of Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group on Conceptual Change, 11th International Conference on Conceptual Change, Klagenfurt, Austria.

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Tuesday, Sept. 11

MSA Online Information Session

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Undergraduate Information Session

Thursday, Sept. 13

Graduate Information Session

Tuesday, Sept 18

Gary Bowen, Dennis Orthner: Merging disciplines talk
Tate-Turner-Kuralt Auditorium

Wednesday, Sept. 19

MEITE Online Information Session

Saturday, Sept. 29

School of Education Fall Open House