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THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Thursday

EDU Connections Welcome, 10:30a.m., Peabody Hall 02

EDU Connections Lunch, 12:30p.m., Peabody Hall 02

School of Education hosting ‘EduConnections’ event this week

Undergraduate students from several historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions will visit UNC in a program hosted by the School of Education this week. The “EduConnections” event will bring 20 students with the aim of cultivating their interest in becoming educators. The visit is organized by SOE Recruitment Director Trish Harris. During the visit – on Thursday and Friday – the students will learn about SOE academic programs, meet faculty and students and attend professional development workshops. A welcome event will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Peabody 02; a lunch at 12:30 p.m., also in Peabody 02

MSA Students Profiled

We’re running a series of profiles of students in the Master of School Administration program. Profiles of Jaimi West, Edward Pegues and Stephen Rayfield-Bates are online. Each is an experienced teacher who is now studying how to be effective school administrators.

Publications, presentations, etc.

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

Greene, Jeffrey A.; Cartiff, Brian M.; Duke, Rebekah F. (2018). A meta-analytic review of the relationship between epistemic cognition and academic achievement. Journal of Educational Psychology.

P. Karen Murphy, Jeffrey A. Greene, Elizabeth Allen, Sara Baszczewski, Amanda Swearingen, Liwei Wei, Ana M. Butler. (2018) Fostering high school students’ conceptual understanding and argumentation performance in science through Quality Talk discussions. Science Education. https://doi.org/10.1002/sce.21471

Olivia Scott Kamkwamba presented The Education 'Quality' Crisis: Aid and Compromise in Southern Africa on Nov. 3 at the Duke Africa Initiative 2018 Conference, Africa Forecast: Social, Political, and Economic Developments in Africa.

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Events

Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1

Summit on Student Safety and Wellbeing
Friday Center