2017 News Stories

College of Education faculty, graduate students to present at 2017 AERA Annual Meeting

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(Tampa, Fla. April 26, 2017) — The research of more than 50 faculty members and graduate students from the USF College of Education will be presented to the educational research community at this year's American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting from April 27 to May 1 in San Antonio, Texas.

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research, and is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas, from early education through higher education and from digital learning to second language literacy. The 2017 Annual Meeting will feature more than 2,500 sessions, with an expected attendance of more than 15,000.

Attendees from the USF College of Education will be participating in a variety of sessions, in roles such as invited speakers, research authors, professional development instructors, mentors and award recipients. The following individuals from the USF College of Education will be presented awards at the AERA 2017 Annual Meeting:

2017 Student Research Award
Recipient: Frederick Bradley (Graduate Student)
Time/Location: Friday, April 28, 6:15 - 8:15 p.m., Smoke The Restaurant (Downtown), 1170 E. Commerce, San Antonio

Outstanding Research Presentation Award
Recipients: Ora Tanner (Graduate Student) and Yiping Lou
Time/Location: Friday, April 28, 6:15 - 7:45 p.m., Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Fourth Floor, Republic C

Claudia A. Balach Teacher Researcher Award
Recipients: Rebecca West Burns, Woodland Johnson (Ed.D. Student) and Francesca Perrone (M.Ed. Student)
Time/Location: Saturday, April 29, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Meeting Room Level, Room 208

You can view a complete listing of the USF College of Education's faculty and student AERA 2017 sessions here.

About the USF College of Education:

The USF College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE), and is fully approved by the Florida Department of Education. The USF College of Education is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 100 programs in the nation, as well as in the top 30 for online graduate education programs. The USF College of Education has more than 51,000 alumni who are making a difference in the lives of children each day.