AERA Today, and AERA Tomorrow

May 2, 2013 | Blog

The annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association just wrapped up, an enormous event attended by something like 15,000…

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Derek Bok & the Path to Changing Faculty Teaching Practices

April 15, 2012 | Blog

Last night Liam and I attended a talk by Derek Bok, Harvard’s president emeritus, hosted by the Spencer Foundation at…

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Politics, As Usual

May 6, 2010 | Blog

The recent decision by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) to hold a news conference condemning Arizona’s new immigration law…

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Effective Dissemination or Shameless Self-Promotion?

April 20, 2009 | Blog

On Friday and Saturday I participated in an AERA/Hechinger Institute workshop for early career education researchers, designed to help us…

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Media Coverage of Conference Papers

April 18, 2009 | Blog

The edublogosphere is rife with coverage of AERA papers right now. So is the edu-print media. I’m not sure this…

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