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2nd Annual NCE Faculty Research Symposium

On Wednesday, June 12, NCE's Scholarship & Development Committee hosted its 2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium at the Wheeling Campus.

This all-faculty exchange of research, scholarship, and creative activity featured over twenty presenters who contributed to the event's success:

  • Exploring Latina/o Students' Writing Practices
    Aleksandra Veselovsky, Jason Stegemoller, Harry Ross

  • Heidegger and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
    Niles Engerman

  • An Inquiry into Doctoral Scholarly Culture within the NLU and Emergent Global Communities
    Antonina Lukenchuk, Todd Price, Terry Smith, Efrat Efron, Angela Elkordy, Ruth Quiroa

  • Designing our Way to Success: One Institution's Approach to Integrating Practice-Centered Teaching into Curriculum
    Ryan McCarty, Kavita Matsko

  • Utilizing Principal Coach Reflections to Co-Develop an Effective Coaching Strategy in a Large Urban School District
    Harrington Gibson, Gloria McDaniel-Hall

  • Transferring of Visuals and Visual Literacy Practices from Teacher-Preparation Program to Classroom: The Cases of NCE Preservice Candidates
    Xiaoning Chen, Mark Newman, Vito Dipinto

  • Supporting Field Learning in Teacher Education
    Diane Salmon, Kavita Matsko, Lisa Mozer, Ryan McCarty, Aleksandra Veselovsky, Xue Han

  • My Year on the 2019 Caldecott Award Committee
    Ruth Quiroa

  • Expectations and experiences: School leaders and new teachers (alumni) and integrating digital tools and technologies into curricula
    Jack Denny, Angela Elkordy, Ayn Keneman

  • Learning to lead mathematical discussions through the Adaptive Cycles of Teaching in elementary classrooms
    Xue Han

  • Supporting the Literacy Abilities and Self-Concept of College Students Hoping to Become Teachers
    Sophie Degener

Details of these presentations are provided in the Symposium Program


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