Wednesday, September 23, 2009

2009 Fall Outing

Join us for the
Educational Psychology &
Methodology Department’s
Annual Fall Outing

Where: Indian Ladder Farms for apple picking, followed by a hike & BBQ at Thatcher Park

When: Saturday, October 3, 2009
-meet outside the Education building at 9:30 am, leave by 9:45
(estimated return time ~2:00 pm)

Who: Open to all students, faculty, family, friends, and pets!

Price: $2 per adult (kids are free!)
-please RSVP and give all money to Joann Orologio (ED 233) by Friday, October 2

Sponsored by the
Educational Psychology & Methodology RGSO!
Your GSO funds at work!

Please contact Beth Ochal at with any questions!

Monday, August 31, 2009

Fall 2009 Events

Sept 2 Wed
Annual Division Orientation
1:00–3:00 pm, ED 335

Sept 16 Wed
"Knowing what you know and don't know, and when to seek help"
Dr. Sigmund Tobias, Educational Psychology
12:00-1:30pm, ED 335

Oct 3 Sat
2009 Fall Outing, Apple-picking, Hiking, and a BBQ
Indian Ladder Farm and Thatcher Park

Oct 14 Wed
"Fostering Independence Among Older Struggling Readers"
Lynn Gelzheiser, Associate Professor, Educational Psych/Special Education
12:00-1:30pm, ED 335

Nov 4 Wed
"Grants 101: A Basic Overview"
Sara Anderson, Assistant Director, Albany Institute for Research in Education
11:30-1:00pm, ED 335

Nov 18 Wed
"Why Educational Researchers Should Care About Defense Research and Development"
Dexter Fletcher, Institute of Defense Analyses
11:30-1:00pm, ED 335

Monday, June 1, 2009

Distinguished Alumnus

Richard Lehrer, an EdPsych alumnus who is currently a professor of science education at Vanderbilt University Peabody College, has been selected to receive American Psychological Association's 2009 Award for Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training during APA's annual convention in Toronto, Canada.
A 1983 graduate of the division, Professor Lehrer is a faculty member at the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt. His research is focused on children's mathematical and scientific reasoning in the context of schooling and student inquiry and the semiotics of inscription.
Professor Lehrer's award will be presented at 4 pm on August 7, in the Concert Hall of the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.

Friday, April 10, 2009

2009 Poster Session

Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology
8th Annual Student Research Poster Session
May 6th, 2009 in ED 335

Tentative Schedule:
10:30-11:00 Poster Set-up
11:30-12:30 Guest Speaker, Dr. Danielle Z. Kassow
12:30-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 Posters

Remember you may present:

  • Works in progress
  • Class research projects
  • Work that has already been presented at conferences

Those of you who would like to participate will be expected to:
  • Come early to set up you poster (trifold posters and tacks will be provided)
  • Field questions about your research
  • You may also want to provide handouts summarizing or supplementing your research

Important: If you would like your information to appear in the program, please return the following form to Kim Westcott at no later than Wednesday, April 29th, midnight. The form must specify the authors’ names, your title, and an abstract (no more than 200 words).

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Spring 2009 Events

March 11 Wed
"Designs for Collective Cognitive Responsibility in Knowledge-Building Communities"
Dr. Jianwei Zhang, Dept of Educational Theory and Practice
12:00pm – 1:00pm, ED 335

March 18 Wed
“Unpacking the Idea of School-Family-Community Partnership”
Dr. Hal Lawson, Dept of Educational Administration
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 335

April 1 Wed
Roundtable: TBD
Robin Akawi
12:00pm – 1:00pm, ED 335

April 15 Wed
“Propensity Score Analysis”
Dr. Robert Pruzek, Div of Educational Psychology
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 335

April 29 Wed
Dr. David Yun Dai, Div of Educational Psychology
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 335

May 6 Wed
8th Annual Educational Psychology Poster Session
Guest speaker: Dr. Danielle Kassow
11:30am – 1:00pm, ED 335