College faculty, staff share research results, promote scholarship

Drs. Paula Dohoney, Gordon Eisenman, Beth Pendergraft and Judi Wilson attended the Transforming Educator Preparation (TEP) Conference in Atlanta on Sept. 2-4.

Dr. Judi Wilson was an invited speaker at the 7th Annual State of Education Conference at the University of Georgia on Sept. 18. She presented “PreK-16 Partnerships for New Teacher Learning: A Collaborative Approach to the Induction Cycle.” Colleagues from the Richmond County School System, Paine College and the Georgia Department of Education presented along with her.

Dr. Niki Christodoulou had an article published in the international peer-reviewed journal Transnational Curriculum Inquiry. “Oral history and living memory in Cyprus: Performance and curricular considerations” was printed in Vol. 11, No. 1, and is available to read by clicking here.

Drs. Andrew Kemp, Steven Page, and Judi Wilson had their article, “Beliefs about the Purpose of Public Education: Implications on the Hiring of Early Childhood Faculty,” accepted for publication in the SRATE Journal without changes.

Dr. Rebecca Harper’s article, “Making Sense of Texts,” is available to read in the current issue of the SRATE Journal.

Dr. Molly Quinn has been invited to participate in the keynote session of the JCT Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice Oct. 9-11 at the Bergamo Center in Dayton, Ohio. She will present “A Tribute to Maxine Greene.”

Dr. Molly Quinn had her article, “Racism, Rodeos, and the Misery Industries of Louisiana,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Pan-African Studies. It will be included in the October 2014 issue.

Drs. Stacie Pettit and Laura Rychly presented “The Immersive Pedagogies of Disney English” at the Curriculum Studies Summer Collaborative Conference in Savannah in July 2014.

Drs. Stacie Pettit and Laura Rychly have been accepted as third and fourth authors for a chapter entitled, “Implementing the Common Core State Standards, using interdisciplinary & constructivism instruction across the early childhood curriculum, emphasizing early reading strategies for non-native English speakers & families” in the Springer Edition text Educating the Young Child Series: Implementing the Common Core State Standards Across the Early Childhood Curriculum.

Dr. Stacie Pettit had her article, “What kind of possibilities do we have? : Educators’ complex images of Latino immigrant students and families,” accepted for publication in Journal of Contemporary Research in Education. The article is co-authored by Dr. James McLaughlin from Rollins University.

Quentin Hunter (current M.Ed.-Clinical Counseling student), Erika Klipa (B.A., 2013; current M.Ed.-Clinical Counseling student) and Tanya Lorenzi (current M.Ed.-School Counseling student) presented at the inaugural conference for the Association for LGBT Issues in Counseling in New Orleans, La., on Sept. 19. They presented, “What’s the T – Promoting Self-Acceptance in Black Adolescent Gay Males.”

Dr. Paulette Harris, Cree Walker Professor of Education, lead an informational session on helping child with autism, ADHD and ADD to learn to read at 1, 2, 3, Read With Me on Sept. 25. The family literacy forum was hosted by the Glynn County School System, the Georgia Reading Association and the College of Coastal Georgia.


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