2011 Events

2011

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December 23 through January 2: Winter Administrative Break. University is closed.

December 20: Department of Education Brownbag: "Gene-by-Preschool Interaction on the Development of Early Externalizing Problems," presented by Elliot M. Tucker-Drob and K. Paige Harden, University of Texas at Austin. 12:00-1:15 pm, Education 2024. Abstract Open to the Public.

December 19: Department of Education Brownbag: "Growing a Community of Practice to Build Teacher Experience and Confidence in Using CALL," presented by Junia Carvalho Fidelis Braga, School of Languages and Literature, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. 12:00-1:00, Education 2024. Open to the Public.

December 15: Department of Education Holiday Party. 12:30-3:30 pm, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant. For Faculty and Staff. Please RSVP by Thursday, December 8.

December 9: Staff Retreat. 9:30 am-3:30 pm, Newport Dunes Marina Club House. By Invitation.

December 8: UCI Writing Project 2011 Annual Conference for Teachers: "What Does Every Student Need to Know to Write Well?", featuring Jeff Anderson. 8:30 am-3:30 pm, UC Irvine Student Center. Information and Registration Form

December 5: Department of Education Brownbag: "Learning to Notice Student Thinking: Developing Pre-Service Teachers' Professional Vision of Ambitious Mathematics Instruction," presented by Elizabeth van Es, Assistant Professor. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome. Abstract

November 30: Professional Development Seminar for Mentor Teachers and Alumni, presented by Lecturer Jeff Johnston. Davis Magnet Elementary School, Costa Mesa. RSVP   Flyer

November 21: MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer

November 21: Department of Education Brownbag: "Prosody: A New Phonological Process in Reading," presented by Lesly Wade Woolley, Associate Professor, Queens University, Ontario, Canada. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome.

November 17: Professional Development Seminar for Ph.D. Students: "Third Year Milestone Workshop: Part 2," presented by Professors Greg Duncan and Mark Warschauer. 10:00-11:00 am, Education 2008.

November 16: Professional Development Seminar for Ph.D. Students: "Collaborative Research in Schools," presented by Assistant Professor AnneMarie Conley. 12:30-1:30 pm, Education 2008.

November 14: Department Brownbag: "Issues of Fit in Policy Intervention," presented by Robert Crosnoe, Associate Professor of Sociology and Population Research, University of Texas at Austin. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Open to the Public.

November 9: Community Screening of Documentary "American Teacher," hosted by Multiple Subject Credential Candidates. 6:00 pm, Humanities Hall 262. Information

November 7: Department Brownbag: "Laptops and Learning: Lessons from Two Multi-Site Studies," presented by Professor Mark Warschauer. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Open to the Public.

November 2: Professional Development Seminar for Ph.D. Students: "Finding Fellowships and Writing Successful Ones," presented by Assistant Professor Estela Zarate. 12:30-1:30 pm, Education 2008.

November 1: Department Hosting for Visiting Educators from Sweden. 9:30-2:00, Education 3238. By invitation.

October 31: Department Halloween Potluck. 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Education 3200.

October 31: Department Brownbag: Ph.D. Research, presented by Ph.D. Students Binbin Zheng and Adam Sheppard. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Open to the Public.

October 28: State of the Department Address and Reception, presented by Professor and Chair Deborah Lowe Vandell. 3:00 pm, MPAA 330, followed by reception in Education 3200. By invitation.

October 28: Fall Intern Advisory Council Meeting. 8:30-10:30 am, Education 3238. By invitation.

October 24: Teachers of Tomorrow: Volunteer Opportunities with THINK Together and KidWorks. 6:30-7:30 pm, Education 2010. Guests welcome.

October 24: DoE Brownbag Lecture: "Learning from Teaching: A New Model for Teacher Preparation," presented by Assistant Professor Rossella Santagata. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Open to the public.

October 20: Afternoon Social for Multiple Subject and Single Subject Candidates and Interns. 3:30-5:30 pm, Education Courtyard. By invitation.

October 17: Teacher Credential, MAT, and Intern Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer.

October 14: Ph.D. Student Professional Development Seminar: "Creating a Job Application Packet for R1 Universities," presented by Assistant Professors Tesha Sengupta-Irving and Joshua Lawrence. 2:00-3:00 pm, Education 2024.

October 10: DoE Brownbag Presentation by Rebecca Black, Assistant Professor, UC Irvine Department of Education: "Literacy and Learning in Virtual Worlds for Young Children." 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Open to the Public.

October 3: DoE Brownbag Presentation by Niels Brouwer, Associate Professor, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands: "Teacher Learning with a Focus: Some Trends and Issues." 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Open to the Public. Paper  Abstract

September 23-29: 2011 Ph.D. Student Poster Presentations on Display in Education 3200. Open to the Public. Abstracts

September 28: Guest Lecture: "Toward Computer-Based Reflective Writing Studios," presented by Professor Rafael A. Calvo, University of Sydney. 3:30-4:30 pm, Education 2024. Abstract

September 23: Ph.D. Student Breakfast Buffet. 9:30-10:30 am, Education 3238.

September 21: Langson Library Reception for Graduate Students. 4:30-6:30 pm, Langson Library.

Fall 2011 New Events and Courses from University Extension Education Programs

September 19: Credential and MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer

September 19: Ph.D. in Education Student Welcome/Orientation. 8:30-2:30 pm, MPAA 320/330. Agenda

September 16: UC Irvine New Graduate Student Orientation. 8:00-6:00 pm, UC Irvine Student Center.

September 1: UC Irvine Staff Appreciation Picnic. 11:00-1:00 pm: Aldrich Park. For University Staff. Flyer

August 27: Multiple Subject Fall Orientation. 8:30-3:30 pm, Education Building, MPAA 320, 330. For admitted students.

August 26: Single Subject Fall Orientation. 8:30-1:00 pm, Education Building, MPAA 320, 330. For admitted students.

August 17: Credential and MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer

July 25: Summer Enrollment for Incoming Credential Students. 5:00-7:00 pm, Education Buildling. For Incoming Credential Students Only.

July 20: Credential and MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer

June 20-September 4: UC Irvine Extension Courses: "Foundation of Virtual Instruction", "Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom", "Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom", and "Virtual Teacher Practicum". Information

June 29: Summer Enrollment for Incoming Credential Students. 5:00-7:00 pm, Education Building. For Incoming Credential Students Only.

June 20: First Day of Classes for UC Irvine Summer Session I and Summer Session 10 Week Classes.

June 15: MAT/Credential/Intern Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer

June 11: Commencement Ceremonies for Department of Education MAT and Credential Students. 6:00 pm, Bren Events Center. Tickets Required. Information

June 10: Theater of Translation Performance: "Forbidden Fruit", featuring Godinez High School Advanced Drama Students. 3:00 & 7:00 pm, Godinez High School, Santa Ana. Flyer

June 10: Davis Elementary Partner School Appreciation Luncheon for Mentor Teachers, Administrators, & Support Staff. 12:00-1:00, Davis Elementary.

June 8: Chaparral Elementary Partner School Appreciation Luncheon for Mentor Teachers, Administrators, & Support Staff. 11:30-12:30, Chaparral Elementary.

June 7: Free Webinar: "Advanced Instructional Strategies and Curriculum Evaluation in the Virtual Classroom", presented by UC Irvine Extension. 11:00-12:00 pm. Information and Registration

June 4: Multiple Subject Credential Candidates End-of-the-Program Celebration. 3:00 pm, Beachcomber Restaurant, Newport Beach. Flyer

June 4: University of California, Irvine Graduate Hooding Ceremony for Department of Education Doctors of Education. 3:30-5:30 pm, Bren Events Center. Tickets Not Required. Information

May 27: Ph.D. Student Professional Development Seminar: "Securing a Post-Doc Position," presented by Penelope Collins, Thad Domina, and Lindsey Richland. 12:00-1:00, Education 2009.

May 26: Celebration of Teaching. 4:30-6:30, University Club. By Invitation.

May 25: Chair's Advisory Board Spring Meeting. 11:30-1:00 pm, Education 3238.

May 19: Cal Teach Information Session: "How to Earn Both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Physics) or Mathematics AND a Teaching Credential in 4 Years." 5:30-7:00 pm, Natural Science 1, Room 14. Pizza dinner provided. RSVP  Flyer

May 19: Department of Education 2011 Ice Cream Social. 3:00 pm, Education Courtyard.

May 18: MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer

May 18: Cal Teach Science and Math Program End-of-Year Reception. 4:15-6:30 pm, University Club. By Invitation.

May 16: DoE Brownbag: "The Influence of Working Memory on Math and Reading Performance in Children with Math or Reading Disabilities," presented by Lee Swanson, UC Riverside. 12:00-1:00, Education 3238. Guests Welcome.

May 12: Dialogue and Lecture with Critical Pedagogist UCLA Professor Peter McLaren. 7:00 pm, UCI Student Center Balboa Room A. Open to the Public. Flyer

May 4: Ph.D. Professional Development Seminar: "Engaging in Collaborative Research," presented by Deborah Lowe Vandell, Professor and Chair. 12:00-1:00, Education 3238. Ph.D. in Education Students.

May 2: DoE Brownbag: "Education as Learning to Perceive," presented by Ji Yun Son, California State University, Los Angeles. 12:00-1:00, Education 3238. Paper

April 26: Teachers of Tomorrow Meeting. 6:30-7:30 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome.

April 26: "Mendez v. Westminster and the Role of Race in Education," presented by Sylvia Mendez, 2010 Medal of Freedom Recipient. 12:00-1:00 pm, UC Irvine Cross-Cultural Center. Flyer

April 25: DoE Guest Lecture: "Social and Cultural Knowledge Influences Motivation to Learn," presented by Xiaodong Lin, Associate Professor, Teacher's College, Columbia University. 11:30-12:45 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome. Flyer

April 20: Credential and MAT/Credential Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer

April 18: "Leveling the Math Playing Field in Early Math Learning," presented by Robert Siegler, Teresa Heinz Professor of Cognitive Psychology, Carnegie Mellon. 9:30-10:45, MPAA 330. Guests Welcome. Flyer

April 15: Education 207 Employment Seminar. 1:00-3:50, SSLH 100. For Single Subject Candidates. Information 

April 12: Teachers of Tomorrow Meeting, Guest Speaker: Vince O'Boyle, Educator and UCI Cross Country Coach. 6:30-7:30 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome.

April 4: DoE Brownbag: "Exceptional Students, Marginal Lives: Achievement and Civic Engagement Among Undocumented Latino Young Adults," presented by William Perez, Claremont Graduate University. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 3238. Flyer

March 29: Teacher of Tomorrow Meeting. 6:30-7:30 pm, Education 2024. Guests welcome.

March 28: DoE Brownbag: "Teacher Effectiveness in Urban Schools," presented by Richard Buddin, Senior Economist, RAND Corporation. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 3238. Paper

March 28: Spring Classes Begin.

March 18: Department Meeting with Gary Orfield, UCLA: Faculty and Doctoral Students. 1:15-2:30 pm, Education 3238.

March 12-18: Final Examinations.

March 9: Lecture: "The Hidden Chicano/Latino Curriculum in Schools," presented by Glenda M. Flores, USC Ph.D. Candidate. 11:00-12:30 pm, Social Science Tower Room 318.

March 9: Multiple Subject Spring Candidate Orientation. 1:45-5:30 pm, Davis Magnet School.

March 8: Spring Start Enrollment Session. 5:00-7:30 pm, Education Building.

March 7: Applying for UC/Accord Dissertation Fellowship Support, presented by Danny Solorzano, UCLA. 1:00-2:00 pm, Education 3238.

March 7: DoE Brownbag Lecture: "Do First Grade Teachers Engage in Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices?" presented by Anna Bargagliotti, University of Memphis. 12:00-1:00, MPAA 320. Guests Welcome. Paper

February 28: "Stop the School to Prison Pipeline," presented by Michelle Newell, Children's Defense Fund, and David Sapp, ACLU. 5:00-6:30 pm, Education 1111. Flyer

February 28: DoE Brownbag Lecture, "Research on Self-Regulated Strategy Instruction for Struggling Writers and Students with Disabilities," presented by Karen Harris, Vanderbilt University. 12:00-1:00 pm, MPAA 320. Flyer

February 16: DoE Brownbag Lecture, "Language Proficiency, Home-Language Status, and English Vocabulary Development: A Longitudinal Follow-Up of the Word Generation Program," presented by Joshua Lawrence, Harvard University. 12:00-1:30, Education 2024. Flyer

February 16: Credential/Intern/MAT Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer

February 14: DoE Brownbag Lecture, "Reading Like a Historian: A Document-Based History Curriculum Intervention in Urban High Schools," presented by Avishag (Abby) Reisman, Stanford University. 12:00-1:30 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome. Flyer

February 7: DoE Brownbag Lecture, "Meta-Analysis: A Tool for Synthesizing Writing Research and Getting Policy Makers' Attention," presented by Steve Graham, Vanderbilt University. 12:00-1:30 pm, Education 2024 (new location). Guests Welcome. Flyer

February 2: DoE Brownbag Lecture, "Unhinging the Instructional Potential of a Language Test: Examining the Validity of a Large-Scale Test for Diagnostic Purposes," presented by Christine Doe, Queens University, Ontario, Canada. 12:00-1:30 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome. Flyer

January 29: Inaugural DoE Alumni Symposium: "Characteristics of Highly Effective Teachers." 8:00 am-12:00 noon, University Club. Open to all graduates of DoE Credential, Administrative, MAT, and Ed.D. programs. Flyer.

January 28: DoE Brownbag Lecture, "STEM Attainment and Social Disparities: Beyond the Business of Parallel Play," presented by William F. Tate, Distinguished Professor, Washington University in St. Louis. 12:00-1:30 pm, Education 2001. Guests Welcome.

January 25: DoE Brownbag Lecture, "Literacy Learning with Laptops: Scaffolding Online Reading Comprehension and Content Knowledge," presented by Jill Castek, UC Berkeley. 11:30-1:00 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome. Flyer

January 24: DoE Brownbag Lecture: "Supporting Science Learning and Student Motivation with Technology: A Demonstration of the Protégé Effect," presented by Catherine Chase, Stanford University. 12:00-1:30 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome.

January 21: DoE Brownbag Lecture: "Learning Science, Talking Science: Using Technology to Improve Linguistically Diverse Students' Biology Learning," presented by Kihyun (Kelly) Ryoo, Postdoctoral Scholar at Technology Enhanced Learning in Science (TELS), UC Berkeley. 12:00-1:30 pm, Education 3238. Guests Welcome. Flyer

January 19: Credential, Intern, MAT Information Session. 5:30-6:30 pm, Education Building. Flyer.

January 12-13: National Research Council's Board on Testing and Assessment Workshop: "Strategies for Assessing Skills Critical for Success in College and the Workplace." Beckman Center. Free and Open to the Public. Registration. Additional Information.

January 12: Guest Lecture: "Experiencing Change: Examining Student and Teacher Learning When Implementing New Research-Based Practices in Math," presented by Tesha Sengupta-Irving, UCLA CONNECT. 12:00-1:30 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome. Flyer

January 12: Guest Lecture: "Sex, Hormones, and Hardwiring: Rethinking Sex in the Brain," presented by Rebecca Jordan-Young, Barnard College, Columbia University. 12:00-2:00 pm, Humanities Gateway 1010. Information. Guests Welcome.

January 10: DoE Brownbag: "Teachers Developing Mathematics Discourse Communities with Latinas/os," presented by Craig Willey, University of Illinois at Chicago. 12:00-1:30 pm, Education 2024. Guests Welcome. Flyer

January 7: Ph.D. Professional Development Seminar: "The 3rd Year Milestone," presented by Distinguished Professor of Education Greg Duncan. 12:00-1:00 pm, Education 2024.

January 3: Winter Quarter Classes Begin.