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
Education 2010

George Farkas, Professor
School of Education
UC Irvine

Topic: Is Special Education Racist? | Paper

Tuesday  October 6 
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 

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

Jennie Grammer
Assistant Professor, GSEIS

Topic: Development of Response Inhibition Across the Transition to School

Monday  October 26

Brent Evans, Assistant Professor
Peabody College

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

Monday   November 2

John Protzko
Postdoctoal Researcher
UC Santa Barbara

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

Monday   November 9

Twila Tardif
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

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

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

Carol Booth Olson
Associate Professor
UC Irvine

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