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The School of Education at AERA 2019

The Syracuse University School of Education is well represented by our faculty, students, and alumni at the American Educational Research Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario April 5-9. Presentation titles, locations, and times are listed below. The full program including abstracts is available on the AERA website.

Reception for Faculty, Students, Alumni, Colleagues, and Friends

Join us on Saturday, April 6 from 6-9 p.m.
Boxcar Social Harbourfront
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8

Night photo of the Toronto skyline and harbour

Thursday, April 4

  • Division B Pre-Conference Session. Laboring for Love, Toward Justice, With Joy: Wellness Work for Curriculum Scholars in the Wake of “45”
    Marcelle Haddix (chair)
    1-5 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 600 Level, Room 602A

Friday, April 5

  • Post-Tenure Pathways: Division K Pre-Conference Seminar
    Marcelle Haddix (participant)
    8-11:30 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 715A
  • Assessing Online Academic Discussion from a Knowledge Building Perspective: an Exploratory Case Study (part of Assessment, Learning Readiness, and Online Learning and Teaching Practices)
    Jiaming Cheng, Lili Zhang, Jing Lei
    12-1:30 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 600 Level, Room 601A
  • My College Life: Self-Representation and Postsecondary Students With Intellectual Disabilities (part of Changing the Landscape: Explorations in Inclusive Postsecondary Education for Students With Intellectual Disabilities)
    Beth Myers (also chair)
    12-1:30 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 205B
  • Honoring, Constructing and Supporting Neurodiverse Communicators in Inclusive Classrooms (part of MTCC Roundtable Session)
    Christine Ashby, Casey Woodfield
    12-1:30 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall F
  • Elementary science simulations: Science teaching efficacy and the construction of scientific explanations (part of MTCC Poster Session)
    Benjamin Dotger, Sharon Dotger
    2:25-3:55 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C
  • Constructing Agency: The Mediation of School Experiences through Multimedia Autobiography by Autistic Adolescents; Exploring Research Methods as an Alternative Communicators and Neurodivergent Inquiry Group (part of MTCC Roundtable Session)
    Beth Myers; Brianna Dickens
    4:20-5:50 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G

Saturday, April 6

  • Problematizing How Reading Engagement is Measured and Interpreted in the PISA (part of MTCC Poster Session)
    Bong Gee Jang, Eira Cotto
    10:25 to 11:55am
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C
  • “We Lack Capacity”: District Special Education Administrator Perspectives of Inclusion and Students With Intellectual Disability (part of Instructional Leadership on School Quality: Critical Considerations)
    Julia White
    10:25-11:55 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 712
  • Why Fiction? A Systematic Literature Review of Fiction Writing Pedagogy in Secondary School Curricula (part of Sheraton Roundtable Session)
    Gemma Cooper-Novack
    12:20-1:50 p.m.
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Grand Centre
  • A Systematic Literature Review of Digital Literacy Research (part of Technology in Literacy Education)
    Bong Gee Jang
    12:20-1:50 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 600 Level, Room 604
  • “Whose Truth(s)?” Advancing DisCrit Solidarity in Research and Practice to Disrupt Educational Inequities
    Beth Ferri
    12:20-1:50 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 715B
  • Successful Flipped Learning in Higher Education From the Perspective of Student Motivation (part of Sheraton Roundtable Session)
    Moon-Heum Cho
    2:15-3:45 p.m.
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Osgoode Ballroom
  • Exploring the Inclusion of Disabled English Language Learners in the (New) Era of Anti-immigration Propaganda; Same As It Ever Was: Mapping Inequity in One Urban School District (part of Intersectionality and Social Contexts: What Does It Means to Live at the Intersections?)
    Chelsea Mixon; Julia White, Christine Ashby, Beth Ferri
    4:10-6:10 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 205B
  • The influence of gamification design on students’ interaction in an online discussion forum (part of Instructional Features of Online Learning Environments)
    Jiaming Cheng, Lili Zhang, Jing Lei
    4:10-6:10 p.m.
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine Level, Willow East
  • Mobile Application and Affective Engagement in College Spanish Learning (part of MTCC Roundtable Session)
    Moon Heum Cho
    4:10-6:10 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G

Sunday, April 7

  • Am I a Qualified Literacy Researcher and Educator? A Counterstory of a Professional Journey of One Asian Male Literacy Scholar in the United States (part of Changing the Dominant Narrative: A Call for Using Storytelling as Language and Literacy Theory, Research Methodology, and Practice)
    Marcelle Haddix (chair); Bong Gee Jang
    8-9:30 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 712
  • Measuring Student Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Beliefs about Parent-Teacher Conference Communication: Scale Construction and Validation (part of Family and Community Engagement as the Work of Teacher Preparation)
    Benjamin Dotger
    8-9:30 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 205A
  • Black Students as Architects of Future Designs for Teacher Education (part of Examining the Role of Teacher Education as Identity-Forming Site: Democratizing Our Work as Teacher Educators)
    Marcelle Haddix, Kimberly Williams Brown
    11:50 a.m.-1:20 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 714A
  • “Science is Adventure.” Using Personal Narratives to Redefine Science and Understand the Science Identities of Elementary Students of Color (part of STEM and Literacy Education: Critiquing What Counts as Knowledge From the Perspectives of Black Youth)
    Terrance Burgess
    3:40-5:10 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 706
  • Division F Fireside Chat. Transnational Histories of the Americas: Citizenship, Schooling, and Identity Formation
    Mario Rios Perez (participant)
    3:40-5:10 p.m.
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Sheraton Hall A
  • Mapping Access to General Education for Students with Intellectual Disability and Autism: The Landscape in California and New York (part of The Geography of In(ex)clusion: Place and Issues of Access to General Education Contexts for Students With Disabilities)
    Julia White
    3:40-5:10 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 203B

Monday, April 8

  • Lesson Study to Focus on Student Thinking through Board Writing, Journaling, and Classroom Discourse (part of MTCC Poster Session)
    Sharon Dotger
    8-9:30 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C
  • How Preservice Teachers Exercise Agency in Planning and Executing Two Distinct ELA Lessons in a Mediated Field Experience (part ofMeaning-Making During Field Experiences: Unpacking Preservice Teachers’ Learning of Content, Pedagogy, and Equity)
    Bong Gee Jang, Gemma Cooper-Novack
    10:25-11:55 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 703
  • An Analysis of Physiological Data Within the Designed Learning Environment of Clinical Simulations (part of Sheraton Roundtable)
    Benjamin Dotger (also chair)
    10:25-11:55 a.m.
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Osgoode Ballroom
  • Elusive Choices: Special Needs Homeschooling (part of Power and Parity in Special Education: Building and Mending Partnerships With Families)
    Beth Ferri; Layla Dehaiman; Kathryn MacLeod; Marcelle Haddix
    4:10-6:10 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 202A
  • Responding to dysconscious ableism and performative accessibility: Disability activism in (neoliberal) higher education (part of MTCC Roundtable Session)
    Hetsie Veitch, Alan Foley
    4:10-5:40 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall F

Tuesday, April 9

  • Do Long Bus Rides Harm Student Outcomes? Evidence from New York City (part of MTCC Poster Session)
    Kathleen Hinchman (chair)
    8-9:30 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C
  • An Intimate Conversation With Scholars: Making Meaning With Graduate Student Research (Division K Graduate Student Invited Session)
    Marcelle Haddix
    10:25-11:55 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 705
  • Formative Assessment and Learning Progression Approaches to Assessing Science and Language Learning of English Learners
    Louise Wilkinson (discussant)
    10:25-11:55 a.m.
    Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Convention Floor, NCME – Salon B
  • Claiming Ownership: The Negotiation of Professional Identity in an Era of Educational Reform (part of MTCC Roundtable Session)
    Christine Morgan
    10:25-11:55 a.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G
  • Open The Doors: A Collaborative and Digital Exploration of Inclusive Secondary Schools; Research-Practice Equity Audit: Understanding High School Opportunity Gaps (part of MTCC Roundtable Session)
    Kathryn MacLeod; George Theoharis, Christine Ashby, Meredith Devennie
    12:20-1:50 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G