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School of Education faculty and student present at AERA Annual Meeting

Three faculty members and one student from the School of Education presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting.

Elon School of Education faculty and a student contributed to eight different presentations at the 2017 American Educational Research Association Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas, from April 27 through May 1.

Amber Adams-Kuebler '17, an elementary education major, and Scott Morrison, assistant professor of education, gave a presentation titled, “The Bridges and Barriers to Environmental Education on an Educating Children Outdoors Campus.”

Morrison also presented a session titled, “Solutionary Leadership: Creating a Culture in Which Ecologically Minded Teachers Thrive,” based on work he has conducted with Aaron Sebens and John Heffernan, teachers at the Central Park School of Children in Durham, N.C.

Morrison and Jeff Carpenter, associate professor of education and director of the Teaching Fellows program, collaborated on a presentation titled “Using an Institutional Hashtag to Expand Profession Learning Networks: A Case Study,” which described the #ElonEd twitter hashtag.

Morrison and Julie Justice, assistant professor of education, both contributed to a session titled “Grounded in Hope, Lived through Action: Findings from Autoethnographic Narratives of Becoming Critical Teacher Educators.” This session related to a forthcoming book co-edited by Justice and including a chapter by Morrison.

Justice collaborated with Carpenter on a session titled, “The Roles of Technology in Teaching and Learning in the Global Read Aloud.” Carpenter also presented with various co-authors from other institutions in three additional sessions, titled “Informal and Teacher-Directed Professional Learning”; “Educators' Perspectives on the Impact of Edcamp Unconference Professional Development;”and “Supporting Participatory Teacher Learning: A Framework for Professional Learning Network Enrichment.”

Jeff Carpenter,
5/2/2017 3:30 PM