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Neurobiology Faculty Seminar
June 27, 4:00 pm, Biomedical Science Tower 3, Room 6014
Rebecca P. Seal, Department of Neurobiology, presents "Dorsal Horn Circuits for Persistent Pain."

Growing Good EdTech
June 29, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Alloy 26, 100 South Commons, Pittsburgh
Growing successful edtech can be challenging and complex. So what does it take to grow and sustain a successful edtech project or company? What's required of leadership? Teams? Collaborators? How can the larger community support the growth of these projects? We'll hear from people who are growing edtech, about what to expect and how to be successful. More information here.

CMU's Inaugural Teaching & Learning Summit
June 30, Abstracts Due
Carnegie Mellon University’s Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation will host the first Teaching and Learning Summit for faculty and graduate students, October 14, 2016, 1:00 – 5:00 pm. The event is designed to foster dialogue, networking and collaboration within and across disciplines; showcase the educational research of CMU instructors and learning scientists; and share transferable, evidence-based and innovative teaching strategies used by CMU instructors. More information here.

New Publications

  • McKeown, M.G., Crosson, A.C., Sandora, C., Artz, N. & Beck, I.B. (in press). Close Encounters of a Lexical Kind. The Reading Teacher.
  • Wang, M. T., Hill, N., & Hofkens, T (in press). Parental involvement and African American and European American adolescents’ academic, behavioral, and emotional development in secondary school. Child Development.
  • Zywica, J., Gomez, K., & Matsumura, L.C. (in press). Media literacies as pivots for “opening up” the figured world of English Language Arts. International Journal of Learning and Media.
  • Libertus, M., Odic, D., Feigenson, L., Halberda, J. (in press). A Developmental Vocabulary Assessment for Parents (DVAP): Validating parental report of vocabulary size in 2-7-year-olds. Journal of Cognition and Development.
  • McKeown, M. G., & Beck, I. L. (in press).  Effective Classroom Talk IS Reading Comprehension Instruction.  In L. B. Resnick, C. Asterhan, & S. Clarke (Eds.), Socializing Intelligence Through Talk and Dialogue.  American Education Research Association (AERA).
  • Chang, L. Y., Stafura, J. Z., Rickles, B., Chen, H. C., & Perfetti, C. A. (in press). Incremental learning of Chinese orthography: ERP indicators of animated and static stroke displays on character form and meaning acquisition. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 33, 78-95.
  • Russell, J. L., Kehoe, S. & Crowley, K. (in press). Linking In and Out-of-School Learning. In K. Peppler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Allen, L.B. & Crowley, K. (in press). From acquisition to inquiry: Supporting informal educators through iterative implementation of practice. In P. Patrick (Ed), Preparing Informal Educators. New York: Springer.
  • Brahms, L. & Crowley, K. (in press). Making in the Museum: Launching a learning trajectory in an informal setting. In K. Pepler, E. Halverson, & Y. Kafai (Eds). Makeology in K-12, Higher, and Informal Education: The Maker Movement and the Future of Learning. Routledge.
  • Brahms, L. & Crowley, K. (in press). Making Sense of Making: Defining Learning Practices in MAKE Magazine. In K. Pepler, E. Halverson, & Y. Kafai (Eds). Makeology in K-12, Higher, and Informal Education: The Maker Movement and the Future of Learning. Routledge.
  • Allen, L. B. & Crowley, K. (in press). Knowledge is not enough: A learning ecologies approach to climate change education. International Journal of Global Warming.
  • Schunn, C.D., Godley, A.J. & DeMartino, S. (in press). The reliability and validity of peer review of writing in high school AP English classes. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.
  • Schunn, C.D., Godley, A.J. & DeMartino, S. (in press). The reliability and validity of peer review of writing in high school AP English classes. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.
  • Loretto, A., DeMartino, S. & Godley, A.J. (in press). Secondary students' perceptions of peer review of writing. Research in the Teaching of English.
  • Nelson, J. & Perfetti, C. A. (in press). Eye movements reveal readers' lexical quality and reading experience. Special Issue of Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
  • Perfetti, C. A., & Harris, L. (in press). Learning to read English. In L. Verhoeven & C. A. Perfetti (Eds.), Learning to read across languages and writing systems. Cambridge University Press.
  • Russell, J. L., Bryk, A. S., Dolle, J., Gomez, L. M., LeMahieu, P. & Grunow, A. (in press). A framework for initiation of Networked Improvement Communities. Teachers College Record, 119(7).
  • Childs, J., & Russell, J. L. (In press). Turning around low-achieving schools: Building state capacity to support improvement through Race to the Top. Urban Education.
  • Brahms, L. & Crowley, K. (in press). Learning to Make in the Museum: The Role of Maker Educators. In K. Pepler, E. Halverson, & Y. Kafai (Eds). Makeology in K-12, Higher, and Informal Education: The Maker Movement and the Future of Learning. Routledge.
  • Allen, L. B. & Crowley, K. (in press). Moving beyond scientific knowledge: leveraging participation, relevance, and interconnectedness for climate education. International Journal of Global Warming.
  • Matsumura. L.C., Wang, E., & Correnti, R. (in press). Text-based writing assignments for college readiness. Reading Teacher.
  • Egan, P., Chiu, F., Cagan, J., Schunn, C., LeDuc, P., Moore, J. (In press). The d3 Design Methodology: Computational and cognitive-based processes for discovering describing and developing bio-based technologies. Journal of Mechanical Design.
  • Paletz, S., Chan, J., & Schunn, C. D. (In press). Uncovering uncertainty through disagreement. Applied Cognitive Psychology.
  • Cox, C., Apedoe, X., Silk, E., & Schunn, C. D. (In press). Analyzing materials in order to find design opportunities for the classroom. In Z. Kabayadondo & S. Goldman (Eds.), Design Thinking.
  • Levine, J. M., & Marques, J. M. (in press). Norm violators as threats and opportunities: The many faces of deviance in groups. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.