The Peabody Pulse

Sept. 8, 2020

Contact:  Michael Hobbs (michael_hobbs (AT) unc.edu)

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This Week

Tuesday: ‘Maestra’ discussion, 7 p.m., Register

Tuesday: Ed.D. Information Session, 6 p.m., online

Thursday: Constance Lindsay: Systemic Racism and Education, 4:30 pm., Register

Thursday: MSA Information Session, 6 p.m., online

Friday: Autism Speaker Series, 1 p.m., online

 

New issue of Edge magazine examines faculty work on equity issues

The Fall 2020 issue of Edge: Carolina Education Review has been published, featuring a collection of articles describing a variety of research and service work aimed at addressing educational inequities. The magazine profiles work by seven faculty members in areas such as the effects of having a Black teacher while in school, inequities created by school district secessions, the importance of training school security personnel about students’ trauma, and other issues.

 

Discussion of film ‘Maestra’ on Tuesday

The Consortium in Latin American & Caribbean Studies and the School of Education are hosting a streaming of the short documentary film “Maestra,” telling the story of Cuba’s National Literacy Campaign. The film is available for streaming, with a discussion of the film scheduled for Sept. 8. The discussion will explore the film, the power of literacy, and the impact of teachers in society. More details and to sign up for streaming and the discussion.

 

Constance Lindsay presenting Thursday on systemic racism and education

Faculty member Constance Lindsay will present on Thursday as part of an Honors Carolina series examining issues around race. Lindsay’s talk “Systemic Racism and Education” will be held at 4:30 p.m. The six talks in the series — entitled “Structures of Inequality: A Focused Look at Systems of Racism” — are open to all Carolina students, faculty and staff. The series is sponsored by Honors Carolina and the Phi Beta Kappa Society and is open to everyone. More information and to sign up for sessions.

 

Autism Speaker Series features Kara Hume on Friday

The Autism Speaker Series hosted by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute will hold talks on Friday, including one by faculty member Kara Hume. The event begins at 1 p.m. Hume will give a talk entitled “Using Evidence-Based Practices: Practical E-learning Tools for Practitioners Serving Learners with ASD.” More information and to register, go here: https://teacch.com/trainings/unc-autism-speaker-series/

 

In the media: Dana Griffin appears in People magazine, talking of students’ experiences

Faculty member Dana Griffin was featured in a People magazine piece in which she talked about students’ experiences with the pandemic. In the piece, Griffin said the re-opening of campuses to in-person learning didn’t work and that important voices of workers and students were not taken into account during re-opening planning.

 

In the media: Buck Goldstein writes column on university lessons learned from pandemic response

A column by faculty member Buck Goldstein in which he writes about lessons learned from the University’s response to the pandemic appeared in a variety of venues, including WRAL and the Greensboro News & Record. In the column, Goldstein says online teaching has worked better than it did in the spring and also describes the problems UNC encountered that should dissuade other campuses from re-opening to in-person courses.

 

Publications, presentations, recent grant awards, etc.

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

Cizek, G. J., Agger, C., & Lim, S. (2020). Measurement in education in the United States. Oxford bibliographies in education. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199756810-0060

Dana N. Thompson Dorsey, Thurston Domina, June Ahn, Andrew McEachin, Sarah L. Woulfin. A letter from the editors: Reflections on generative, cross-cutting, transformative, and timely education research. Educational Researcher. https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X20949196

Hong, J.S., Fisher, B.W. & Espelage, D.L. An Introduction to the Special Issue: Family Violence and Youth Violence – Examining the Connections from Interdisciplinary Perspectives (an Extension of Anna Costanza Baldry’s Legacy). Journal of Family Violence (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-020-00197-7

Jamie Yoder, Anne Williford, Lilyana Ortega, Dorothy L. Espelage, Scott LoMurray, Daniel Ruiz & Natalie Kennedy. Qualitative process evaluation of rural schools: Uptake of change processes and contextual factors influencing implementation within a primary prevention program for youth. Prevention Science (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-020-01163-x

Serkovic, M., Hume, K., & Regan, T. (in press). Use of work systems to increase the independence of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals. https://doi.org/10.1177/2165143420948766

DaWalt, L., Lounds Taylor, J., Bishop, S., Hall, L.J., Steinbrenner, J., Kraemer, B., Hume, K.,  & Odom, S. (in press) Sex differences in social participation of high school students with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/aur.2348

Julie Cohen, Ethan Hutt, Rebekah Berlin, Emily Wiseman. The change we cannot see: Instructional quality and classroom observation in the era of Common Core. Educational Policy. https://doi.org/10.1177/0895904820951114

Li Ke, Troy D. Sadler, Laura Zangori & Patricia J. Friedrichsen. Students’ perceptions of socio-scientific issue-based learning and their appropriation of epistemic tools for systems thinking. International Journal of Science Education. https://doi-org.libproxy.lib.unc.edu/10.1080/09500693.2020.1759843

Li Ke, Christina V. Schwarz. Supporting students’ meaningful engagement in scientific modeling through epistemological messages: A case study of contrasting teaching approaches. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.21662

Robert R. Martinez, Jr., Regina Gavin Williams, and Jennifer Green. The role of school counselors delivering a trauma-informed care approach to supporting youth in foster care. Professional School Counseling. DOI: 10.1177/2156759X20947747

Pham, L., Nguyen, T., and Springer, M.G. Teacher Merit Pay: A Meta-Analysis.  American Educational Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.3102%2F0002831220905580

Rodriguez, L.A., Swain, W.A., and Springer, M.G. Sorting through Performance Evaluations: The Influence of Performance Evaluation Reform on Teacher Attrition and Mobility. American Educational Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.3102%2F0002831220910989

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Tuesday, Sept. 22

HDFS Information Session

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Wednesday, Sept. 23

MEITE Information Session

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Thursday, Sept. 24

MEDX Information Session

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Monday, Sept. 28

HDFS Information Session

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Thursday, Oct. 1

School Counseling Information Session

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Tuesday, Oct. 13

Ed.D. Information Session

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Wednesday, Oct. 14

MEITE Information Session

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Tuesday, Oct. 27

MSA Information Session

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Thursday, Oct. 29

MAT Information Session

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Monday, Nov. 2

School Counseling Information Session

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Wednesday, Nov. 4

MEITE Information Session

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Tuesday, Nov. 10

Ed.D. Information Session

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