Brownbag Series - Fall 2015 Schedule
Time: Mondays - 12:00 to 1:00 or day/time posted below
Fall 2015 Location: Education 3216 or alternate location posted below
Open to the Public 

Monday  September 28
12:00-1:15
Education 2010

George Farkas, Professor
School of Education
UC Irvine

Topic: Is Special Education Racist? | Paper

Tuesday  October 6 
12:00-1:15
Education 2010

Dylan Conger, Associate Professor
Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration
George Washington University

Topic: The Effect of Tuition Increases on Undocumented College Students' Attainment |  Paper

Thursday October 15 
12:45-1:45

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang
Associate Professor, School of Education
University of Southern California

Topic: Rest Is Not Idleness: Implications of the Brain's Default Mode for Human Development and Education | Paper

Monday  October 19
12:00-1:15

Jennie Grammer
Assistant Professor, GSEIS
UCLA

Topic: Development of Response Inhibition Across the Transition to School

Monday  October 26
12:00-1:15

Brent Evans, Assistant Professor
Peabody College
Vanderbilt

Topic: Self-Paced Remediation and Math Placement: A Randomized Field Experiment in a Community College

Monday   November 2
12:00-1:00

John Protzko
Postdoctoal Researcher
UC Santa Barbara

Topic: What Does it Mean to Raise Intelligence? Experimental Implications for Cognitive Development

Monday   November 9
12:00-1:15

Twila Tardif
Psychology
University of Michigan

Topic: From Lap to Lab to L2 App: Applying Research from Early Language Learning in English and Mandarin to Online Software for Children

Monday   November 16
12:00-1:00

Allison Wishard Guerra, Associate Professor
Department of Education Studies
UC San Diego

Topic: Children and Adults Playing and Talking Together: Tools for School Readiness

Monday   November 23
12:00-1:00

Tatiana Melguizo
Associate Professor, School of Education
University of Southern California

Topic: How Can We Accurately Measure whether Students are Gaining Valuable Knowledge and Skills and Other Relevant Outcomes in Higher Education?

Monday   November 30
12:00-1:00

Carol Booth Olson
Associate Professor
UC Irvine

Topic: Reducing Achievement Gaps in Academic Writing for Latinos and English Learners in Grades 7-12