Dr. Yong Zhao, University of Kansas

Fixing the Past or Inventing the Future?

Dr. Yong Zhao, University of Kansas
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
4 p.m.
Campus Center,  Room 174-76

Fixing the Past or Inventing the Future?

Education debates have been bewitched by assumptions drawn from the past. These assumptions direct our attention and resources to arguing about immensely important issues from the past that matter little for the future. An example is the discussions generated by international tests such as the PISA.

NSF NOYCE teaching fellows share action research

Congratulations to our UMass Amherst College of Education NSF NOYCE teaching fellows shown here at their showcase seminar in which they share their action research projects, December 15, 2016.

Language, literacy and culture’s student conference

19th Annual language, literacy and culture student conference

December 7, 2016
102 Furcolo

Local Flows, global Impact
Inspiring leadership, reimagining futures

Some photos, taken by Lisa Oliner, from our event.

Olilner 1   Oliner 2

Dec 7 Speaker Series: Dean Robert Feldman

How Today’s Undergraduates Are Different, Why It Matters, Teaching Strategies That Lead to Student Success
12-1 pm @Furcolo 101


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Nov 2 ASHE Preparation

Do you (want to) present at ASHE?

Practice Your Talk or Observe for Next Year!
12-1 pm @Furcolo W201


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Oct 19 Speaker Series: Cris Smith

Implications of the Adult Transitions Longitudinal Study (ATLAS)
for Adult Basic Education-to-College Student Success
12.15- 1.15 pm @Furcolo 101


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Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Why Are All the Black Kids Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and Other Conversations about Race in the 21st Century

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College

November 18, 2016
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Commonwealth College Events Hall

College Convocation Sept. 16 - POSTPONED

With Dr. Beverly Tatum

book coverTo mark the start of the new academic year, the college’s Convocation will be held on September 16 from 10:00am to 11:30am in the Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union, and will include a major address by Dr. Beverly Tatum.  Dr.


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