SOE DAY 2015
School of Education

A Celebration of Educational Innovations
and Advancements

Friday, August 28, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
UAlbany Campus Center

Join us as we kick off the new school year with School of Education Day! Designed to showcase and celebrate our work, SOE Day will include: panel discussions; presentation sessions; poster sessions; demonstrations of educational innovations; networking; raffle prizes; and of course, tasty fare!  Below is the day's brief schedule so you can plan to be with us for all or part of the experience.  The detailed program includes presenters and topics so you can find your can't miss sessions.

See the 2015 repository.

 8:30-9:00    Coffee and pastries   Ballroom
 9:00-9:30   Dean's Welcome   Ballroom
 9:45-11:00   Presentation Session: Innovation in Educational Designs   CC 375
  Presentation Session: Mental Health   Assembly Hall
  Poster Session 1   Ballroom
 11:15-12:15   Panel: Common-Core and Odds-Beating Schools   Ballroom
  Panel: Health-Risk Behaviors among College Students   CC 375
  Panel: Critical Policies and Issues for Literacy Education   Assembly Hall
 12:15-1:00   Networking, Refreshments and Raffles   Ballroom
 1:00-2:15   Presentation Session: Professional Preparation   CC 375
  Panel: International Policy & Practice   Assembly Hall
  Poster Session 2   Ballroom
 2:30-3:30   Panel: Educational Innovations that Work   Ballroom

2015 Repository

Several SOE presenters have shared their presentations at the request of SOE Day attendees and to distribute their research more broadly to those who could not be there.  Check out the array of research below.

Digital Tools to Support Literacy Teacher Education
Stephanie Affinito

Formative Assessment Promotes Learning, and Students Love It
Heidi Andrade

How Did a Grade 5 Community Formulate Progressive, Collective Goals to Sustain Knowledge Building Over a Whole School Year?
Dan Tao, Jianwei Zhang, Yue Huang

Odds-Beating Schools in the Common Core Era
Kristen Wilcox, Kathryn Schiller, Francesca Durand, Karen Gregory, Hal Lawson

Online Learning in Higher Education: Research on Challenges and Success
Peter Shea

Reform, Disruption, and the Status Quo: Responses to the Challenges of Higher Education
Kevin Kinser

The Power of Educational Research
Robert Bangert-Drowns