College hosts first education colloquium

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education will host the first College of Education Colloquium on Nov. 20 in University Hall, featuring renowned educators and researchers Dr. William H. Schubert and Dr. Ming Fang He. They will present “Teaching & Curricular Challenges: Teaching and Inquiring Courageously and Creatively in the Era of Standardization and Commodification.”

Students, faculty and community members with interests in education, administration, research and public policy are encouraged to attend. This event is free, and no advance registration or RSVP is required.

Date: Nov. 20
Time: 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Location: University Hall 170, Augusta University
2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904
Cost: Free

About the speakers

Dr. Ming Fang He is Professor of Curriculum Studies at Georgia Southern University and Professor of Curriculum with the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the American Educational Research Association. She explores education, inquiry, and life in-between the Eastern, Western, and exile philosophy and curriculum with a particular focus on Confucius, Dewey, Makiguchi, Ikeda and Said. She has written about cross-cultural narrative inquiry of language, culture, and identity in multicultural contexts, cross-cultural teacher education, curriculum studies, activist practitioner inquiry, social justice research, exile curriculum, narrative of curriculum in the U. S. South, transnational and diasporic studies.

Dr. William H. Schubert is Professor Emeritus of Curriculum and Instruction, University Scholar, former Coordinator of the Ph.D. Program in Curriculum Studies and the M. Ed. Program in Educational Studies, and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he worked from 1975 to 2012. The Ph.D. Program in Curriculum Studies, which he founded and has coordinated, has ranked fifth, first, and third in the U.S. by Academic Analytics based on faculty productivity. Schubert’s published and collected works and files are stored in the William H. Schubert Curriculum Studies Collection at the Zach S. Henderson Library of Georgia Southern University, where he has worked with doctoral students and faculty since 2009.

For more information, call 706-737-1499.


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