by Claire Miller
Leading educational scientists throughout the U.S. will share their research and insights as part of the College of Education's annual Research Wednesdays Speaker Series, which begins Sept. 12.
The series is designed to fulfill three goals: to provide a platform for explorations of new ways of conducting and disseminating educational research, to discuss new methods of mentoring doctoral students in an effort to enhance their development as researchers, and to fill a professional development need by providing access to cutting edge researchers at the state and national levels.
"Research Wednesdays has presented new ideas about content and methodology to our faculty, staff and students, and introduced them to noted researchers in various fields of education,” said Paul Alberto, COE interim dean. "This series has also helped form partnerships with researchers all over the country."
Researchers from organizations such as the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (NCTAF), the William T. Grant Foundation and Grant Success Associates have presented as part of the series, as well as faculty from the University of California, Berkeley, Stellenbosch University, Arizona State University and New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.
Research Wednesdays is held Wednesdays at 12 noon in the COE Forum, Room 1030. A list of upcoming speakers is available at http://education.gsu.edu/main/coe_events.htm. Speaker presentations are also available for download at iTunes U.
A light lunch will be provided for those who confirm their attendance to Erin Whitney in the COE’s Educational Research Bureau at (404) 413-8090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.