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WERA Symposia and Workshop @ APERA-TERA, 9-11 November 2016, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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WERA Symposia and Workshop @ APERA-TERA took place from 9-11 November 2016 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan:

 

1. Perspectives on Education Research in the Americas 

(11/10/16—13:20-14:40)

Chair: Felice J. Levine, American Educational Research Association, United States

Ø Pedro Flores-Crespo, Universidad Autonoma de Querétaro, Mexico

Ø Geovana Mendonça Lunardi Mendes, University of the State of Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brazil

Ø Lori Diane Hill, American Educational Research Association, United States

 

2. Contemporary Issues in Higher Education Around the World 

(11/10/16—14:50-16:10)

Chair: Liesel Ebersohn, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Ø Challenges and Opportunities in Higher Education and Teacher Education

Joanna Madalińska-Michalak, University of Warsaw, Poland

Ø The Potential of New Technologies to Drive Student Learning in Higher Education

Sari Lindblom-Ylänne, University of Helsinki, Finland

Ø The Intangibles of Leadership in Academia and Educational Institutions

Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid, INTI-Laureate International Universities, Malaysia

 

3. International Research on the Social and Emotional Conditions for Resilience

(11/11/16—11:00-12:20)

Chair & Discussant: David Osher, American Institutes for Research, United States

Ø A Partnership of a Drop-In Centre and Schools in South Africa which Transformed Schools as Centres of Care, Support, and Resiliency

Motlalepule Ruth Mampane, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Ø Innovative Approaches to Promote Emotional Resilience in Australian Schools

Annemaree Carroll, University of Queensland, Australia

Ø Adolescent Youth Development in Bangladesh

Julie Bower, University of Queensland, Australia; Rashida Parveen, BRAC Education Program; Dilruba Akhter, BRAC Education Program, Bangladesh; Elizabeth Spier, American Institutes for Research, United States

 

4. Measuring Conditions for Learning Worldwide (Workshop) 

(11/11/16—14:00-17:30)

Ø David Osher, American Institutes for Research, United States

This workshop will both provide the theoretical, psychometric, and empirical background on conditions for leaning AND provide practical tools for measuring the conditions for learning in participant’s s home country and across countries. Copies of the survey will be provided for use and adaption, and links will be provided for other survey’s and resources to use in identifying surveys, collecting, analyzing and presenting survey data, and using these data to select and evaluate interventions.

 

5. Advancing Education Through Access to Data and Knowledge Worldwide 

(11/11/16—15:10-16:30)

Chair: Barbara Schneider, Michigan State University, United States

Ø The Potential of Longitudinal Information Systems for Innovation and Research in Education

Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Directorate for Education and Skills), France

Ø Promoting Access and Use of Administrative Data Systems in Education

Felice J. Levine, American Educational Research Association, United States

Ø Tackling the Challenge of Social Impact in Educational Research: The Social Impact Open Repository Initiative

Rocío García-Carrión, University of Deusto, Spain

 

6. Evidence and Public Good in Educational Policy and Research

(11/11/16—16:40-18:00)

Co-Chairs: Mustafa Yunus Eryaman and Barbara Schneider

Ø Guiding Principles of Evidence-based Educational Policy and Practice

Barbara Schneider, Michigan State University, Michigan, U.S.

Ø Educational Policy and Research for the Public Good: Evidence based? Evidence Informed? or Evidence Free?

Mustafa Yunus Eryaman, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey

Ø Evidence in Teachers’ Work – Possible or Not? An Analysis with a Special Reference to the Finnish Educational System

Hannele Niemi, University of Helsinki, Finland

Ø Assessing Students’ Growth in Mathematics and English Language in Singapore: The Practice, the Evidence and the Perceptions

Jonathan WP GOH, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Ong Kim Lee, Ohio University (Presenter); Hairon Salleh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

7. International Perspectives on Educational Challenges and Change 

(11/11/16 16:40-18:00)

Chair: Lori Diane Hill, American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Ø Transforming Schools as Enabling Places in South Africa

Liesel Ebersöhn, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Ø Education, Democratization, Industrialization and Reform Efforts in Korea

Dong-Seop Jin, Seoul National University, Korea

Ø A European Perspective on Educating Refugees and Others Needing Shelter

Ingrid Gogolin, University of Hamburg, Germany

Ø Quality Assurance and Ensuring Quality Education for All Learners

 Dincay Koksal, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey


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