Writing for Publication
On Tuesday, February 25th, the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations, sponsored a well-attended doctoral student seminar on the topic, “Writing for Scholarly Publication”. ELC faculty members Drs. David Ayers, Kathy Hytten, Craig Peck, and Rick Reitzug served as panelists, sharing publishing tips from their scholarly journeys. In addition to their publishing successes, the panelists also shared their experiences with having articles that they submitted for publication consideration rejected and how to cope in a productive manner with rejection. The link below is for a video of the seminar.
The Rebecca Carver Institute on Experiential Education, sponsored by the Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations department in SOE, will hold a day-long intensive workshop on Friday, March 28, from 9am-4pm in the Faculty Center (FTLC) on the UNCG Campus. Nettie Pardue, Global Leadership Coach, Experiential Educator and Curriculum Designer, from the Outward Bound Center for Peace-building, invites all faculty members to a daylong workshop to explore a unique and interactive framework that can be applied to better equip students to deeply engage with global communities and to become more compassionate local and global citizens. Global engagement is the focus for this year’s workshop, and the event is designed for both seasoned and new educators. The Rebecca Carver Institute is in honor of former UNCG professor, Dr. Rebecca Carver. Please email Jessica McCall (Communication Studies, FTLC Fellow) at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions on the Institute, and you can register your attendance here.
The Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) and the School of Education is hosting the 2014 Southeastern Association of Educational Studies (SEAES) Conference on March 22, 2014 from 9am – 6pm. This year’s theme is Cultivating Hope: Reimagining Educational Activism Through Community and Coalition Building.
On June 25-26, Elon’s Center for Engaged Learning will host an international conference on “Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer.” The conference will feature multi-instutional research conducted by faculty from around the world and will include plenary speakers Etienne Wenger (author of books including Situated Learning and also Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity) and Graham Smart (author of titles including Writing the Economy: Activity, Genre, and Technology in the World of Banking). The conference is one of the products of the 2011-2013 Elon Research Seminar, which has been facilitated by Jessie Moore (Elon), Randy Bass (Georgetown), and Chris Anson (NC State).Information about the conference, including registration details, can be found at this link
The 58th Annual Meeting of the South Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (SAPES) will be held at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11- Oct. 12, 2013. The conference theme is “Resistance, Resilience, and Recovery – Retaining a Place for Education in Teacher Preparation”. The submission deadline is June 1, 2013.