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Assistant Professor Jeanne Brunner awarded Faculty Research Grant for her project "Planning for Nature of Science Instruction with Read Alouds: An Online Intervention."

Dr.Torrey Trust and her Mathematics, Science, and Learning Technology doctoral program advisee, Jeromie Whale, published a new article in Educational Media International

Assistant Professor's Sade Bonilla and Jeanne Brunner have received a Faculty Research Grant/Healey Endowment Grant (FRG/HEG) to conduct the research projects, "The Causal Effects of Career Pathways on Educational Attainment" and "Planning for Nature of Science Instruction with Read Alouds: An Online Intervention." respectively. Congrats!

Dr. Torrey Trust and her Mathematics, Science, and Learning Technology doctoral program advisee, Jeromie Whalen, published a new article in Educational Media International titled, "Emergency remote teaching with technology during the COVID-19 pandemic: Using the whole teacher lens to examine educator’s experiences and insights". This study examines survey data collected from 265 K-12 teachers during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chrissy Howard, doctoral student in Language Literacy and Culture and the Director of Reading Success by 4th Grade of Springfield, a community-wide early literacy program, convened the Building Bridges Conference in mid-March 2021.

Associate Professor Chrystal A. George Mwangi, Sean Jung-Hau Chen (M.Ed. ‘20) and Ph.D. Student Pempho Chinkondenji have co-authored a book chapter titled “Exploring Geopolitics in U.S. Campus Internationalization Plans.” This chapter is in the recently (2021) published book by Rutgers University Press titled “U.S. Power in International Higher Education.”

Pempho Chinkondenji, a Ph.D. Student in International Education, has been awarded the Joyce A. Berkman Award for Outstanding Graduate Feminist Scholarship for her essay "(Un)making Schooling for Pregnant learners and Re-Integration of Student Mothers: The formation of Critical Afro-Feminist Education."

The College of Education and the Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) would like to announce that Brian Case, a member of ORE, has graduated this Spring 2021 from UMass Amherst with his Masters of Public Policy and Administration.  Please join us in congratulating Brian on his hard-earned accomplishment!

Are you interested in a faculty career? The UMass Amherst Graduate School is pleased to co-sponsor the New England Future Faculty Workshop (NE-FFW), which will be held virtually on Wednesday July 28 and Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Sireci, Wells, and colleagues published "Linguistic Distance and Translation Differential Item Functioning on Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study Mathematics Assessment Items" Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

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