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UNCG ELC Publishing Panel – February 25th, 2014

March 1st, 2014

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.

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Assistant Principals Conference

February 25th, 2014

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Rebecca Carver Institute on Experiential Education – Friday, March 28

February 24th, 2014

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 jedelk@uncg.edu for questions on the Institute, and you can register your attendance here.

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SEAES Conference | March 22, 2014

February 8th, 2014

seaes conference graphic-newThe 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.

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Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer

April 25th, 2013

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

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ELC Potluck Gathering

April 19th, 2013

P4170216ELC Potluck gathering photo by Gail Bretan.

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SAPES 2013 Call for Papers

April 17th, 2013

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.

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ELC Alumni Recognized

April 16th, 2013
Dr. Craig Peck, Dr. Ann Davis, Dr. Larry Coble and Dr. Rick Reitzug

Dr. Craig Peck, Dr. Ann Davis, Dr. Larry Coble and Dr. Rick Reitzug

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Critical Race Theory & Humor in High School

April 8th, 2013

ELC faculty, graduate/alumni and doctoral students have published 2 new articles:

J. Ako Barnes (alumnus), Carol Mullen (faculty), and Sheryl J. Lieb (doctoral student):
Barnes, J. A., Mullen, C. A., & Lieb, S. J. (2013, in press). Critical race theory in action: The freshman educational experience for students of color. Education Leadership Review.

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Web 2.0 Tool and Resource Guide 2013

April 8th, 2013

WEB 2.0 Tool & Resource Guide 2013_Page_01ELC’s Dr. Ann Davis has just released an updated version of her Web 2.0 Tool and Resource Guide. This one includes iPad applications and has the most up-to-date tools categorized. Download here: WEB 2.0 Tool & Resource Guide 2013 (PDF)

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