Faculty, researchers, and students of the Graduate School of Education will be honored and presenting at the 2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in April in Toronto, Canada. AERA is the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. This year's theme is "Leveraging Education Research in a “Post-Truth” Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence."

Below is a full list of the honors, presentations, and papers:

HONORS

Thomas M. Smith, professor and dean of the Graduate School of Education, has been named a 2019 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. Dr. Smith is one of only 10 prominent scholars to receive this honor, and was selected on the basis of his “notable and sustained research achievements.” Dr. Smith will be inducted on Sat, April 6, at the Fellows breakfast

Louie F. Rodriguez, associate dean of undergraduate education programs and associate professor, is accepting the AERA Hispanic Research Issues SIG on Research in Elementary, Secondary, or Postsecondary Education Award. The award recognizes research using any type of methodology or paradigms which represent research contributions in elementary, secondary, or postsecondary levels of education pertaining to Hispanic/Latino issues and concerns. Sat, April 6, 4:10 to 6:10pm, Metro Toronto Convention Center, 200 Level, Room 206C

John S. Levin, professor, will receive AERA’s Exemplary Research Award, Division J, which recognizes an individual who demonstrates an outstanding record of scholarly research in our field and an unusually high level of accomplishment. They are recognized scholars whose published research has made an outstanding contribution to knowledge and understanding in the field of higher education. *Siqi Wang, who is a doctoral student in the Higher Education program, will accept the award on Dr. Levin’s behalf Sun, April 7, at AERA J Business meeting

PRESENTATION & PAPERS

Kinnari Atit, Assistant Professor
Introducing Making into High School Science Classrooms: Exploring the Design Trade-offs in Bridging the Formal-Informal Divide (co-authored with Jue Wu, Northwestern University and others)
Mon, April 8, 2:15 to 3:45pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine Level, Cedar

Kinnari Atit, Assistant Professor, not presenting
Describing the Technological Experiences Integrated Into a Spatial Skills Curriculum for Middle School Students (co-authored with Grace Panther, University of Cincinnati and others)
Mon, April 8, 2:15 to 3:45pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine Level, Cedar

Yajaira Calderon, Ph.D. student in Education, Society, and Culture and Lorena Gutierrez, Assistant Professor
"...Fight and Work for What You Want in Life": Understanding the Foundations of Latina/o/x Excellence Cultivated at Home
Sat, April 6, 8:00 to 10:00am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 201F

Parissa M. Clark, Supervisor of Teacher Education and Omar Safie,Director of Evaluation and Assessment
Teaching Interrupted: A Case Study of Teacher Education Methods in Restorative Justice
Sun, April 7, 11:50am to 1:20pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 705

Carlos A. Galan, Ph.D. Student in Higher Education Administration and Policy
Peers as Brokers of College Resources and Support (co-authored with Zoe Corwin, University of Southern California)
Sat, April 6, 4:10 to 5:40pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Osgoode Ballroom

Eddie Comeaux, Associate Professor and Sara Grummert, Ph.D. Student in Higher Education Administration and Policy
Exploring Support Networks and Strategies of Resistance for Black College Students at a Hispanic-Serving Institution
Sun, April 7, 11:50am to 1:20pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G

Daniela K. DiGiacomo, Postdoctoral Scholar, not presenting
Developing a System of Practical Measures, Routines, and Representations to Inform and Enhance Instructional Improvement Initiatives (co-authored with Kara J. Jackson, University of Washington - Seattle and others)
Sun, April 7, 8:00 to 9:30am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Room 801A

Daniela K. DiGiacomo, Postdoctoral Scholar, Erica Hodgin, Associate Director, CERG, and Joseph E. Kahne, Professor
Pursuing Systematic Civics Reform in the 21st Century: Tensions and Possibilities From an Emerging Research-Practice Partnership
Fri, April 5, 12:00 to 1:30pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G

Daniela K. DiGiacomo, Postdoctoral Scholar
Pursuing Interests and Getting Involved: Exploring the Conditions of Sponsorship in Youth Learning (co-authored with Carrie D. Allen, SRI International and others)
Sat, April 6, 12:20 to 1:50pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 713A

Daniela K. DiGiacomo, Postdoctoral Scholar, not presenting
One Chart, Many Meanings: Understanding the Variability of Teacher Interpretations of Dashboards for Classroom Practice (co-authored with June Ahn, University of California – Irvine and others)
Tue, April 9, 10:25 to 11:55am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C

Mahmut Gundogdu, Ph.D. Candidate, Educational Psychology
Comparing Multiple Disability Groups in Alternate Assessments Using Differential Item Functioning (co-authored with Fusun Sahin, American Institues for Research)
Sat, April 6, 12:20 to 1:50pm, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Main Level, Imperial Room

Lorena Gutierrez, Assistant Professor
When a "Blood Debt" Is Owed: The Experiences and Survivance of Doctoral Students of Color (co-authored with Tuesda Roberts, Missouri State University and others)
Fri, April 5, 12:00 to 1:30pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G

Marsha M. Ing, Assistant Professor, not presenting
Developing Practical Measures to Inform Instructional Improvement Initiatives in Mathematics (co-authored with Paul A Cobb, Vanderbilt University and others)
Sat, April 6, 10:25 to 11:55am, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Mezzanine Level, Territories

Marsha M. Ing, Assistant Professor, not presenting, Thomas M. Smith, Dean and Professor, not presenting, and Meaghan B. McMurran, Ph.D. Student, Educational Psychology, not presenting
Developing a System of Practical Measures, Routines, and Representations to Inform and Enhance Instructional Improvement Initiatives (co-authored with Kara J. Jackson, University of Washington – Seattle and others)
Sun, April 7, 8:00 to 9:30am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Room 801A

Marsha M. Ing, Assistant Professor, not presenting and Thomas M. Smith, Dean and Professor, not presenting
Highlighting Actual Interpretations and Uses in Validity Evidence (co-authored with Starlie Chinen, University of Washington – Seattle and others)
Sat, April 6, 12:20 to 1:50pm, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Convention Level, Salon A

Tasha Inglesias, Lecturer
Creating an Academic Cipher: Expanding the Boundaries of Hip-Hop Pedagogies
Sat, April 6, 8:00 to 9:30am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G

Asha K. Jitendra, Professor
Investigating the Generalizability of a Schema-Based Instructional Approach to Proportional Problem Solving: A Multistate Study (co-authored with Michael R. Harwell, University of Minnesota and others)
Sat, April 6, 10:25 to 11:55am, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Osgoode Ballroom

Asha K. Jitendra, Professor
Tier 2 Interventions for Students at Risk for Math Difficulties: A Meta-Analysis (co-authored with Ahmed Alghamdi, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and others)
Sun, April 7, 8:00 to 9:30am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 206C

Joseph E. Kahne, Professor
(Discussant) Skeptical and Affective Literacies: Redefining Critical Media Pedagogies in a "Post-Truth" Era
Fri, April 5, 12:00 to 2:00pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 100 Level, Room 104A

Joseph E. Kahne, Professor
(Presenter) Interdisciplinary Contributions to Civic Debate and Civic Reasoning: Post-Truth Complexities
Tue, April 9, 8:00 to 10:00am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 100 Level, Room 104B

Joseph E. Kahne, Professor
(Discussant) School Climate in the Age of Trump: Educators' Responses
Tue, April 9, 10:25 to 11:55am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 201B

Rita Kohli, Assistant Professor
The Need for Racial Literacy Development: Preparing Teachers of Color to Navigate the Hostile Racial Climate of Schools
Mon, April 8, 10:25 to 11:55am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 707

John S. Levin, Professor, Siqi Wang, Ph.D. Candidate, Higher Education Administration and Policy, Junying Liu, Visiting Scholar 2017/18, and Yi Zhou, Ph.D. Candidate, Higher Education Administration and Policy
University Faculty, Professional Identity, and Teaching
Mon, April 8, 8:00 to 9:30am, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Grand Centre

Patriccia Ordoñez, Ph.D. Student, Education, Society and Culture
A Critical Race Theory Analysis: Counterstories of California English Learner Students
Mon, April 8, 12:20 to 1:50pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 206D

Patriccia Ordoñez, Ph.D. Student, Education, Society and Culture
The Noise Between Movements: "Tsismis" as Critical Talk and Navigation in a Graduate Program
Tue, April 9, 2:15 to 3:45pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall F

Gregory J. Palardy, Associate Professor
Exploring the Effect Sizes for Noncognitive Risk Factors on Academic Performance: The Relative Importance of Student and School Compositional Effects
Fri, April 5, 2:25 to 3:55pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 206B

Celeste Pilegard, Assistant Professor
Using Instructional Support to Eliminate the Seductive Details Effect
Fri, April 5, 4:20 to 5:50pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C

Raquel M. Rall, Assistant Professor
No Choice Is the Right Choice: Understanding Black Parents' School "Choices" and Engagement
Sat, April 6, 8:00 to 9:30am, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 714A

Francisco J. Ramirez Rueda, B.A. Sociology and Education ‘19
Examining the Experiences of Latino Male Student-Athletes (co-authored with Guillermo Ortega, University of Houston)
Sun, April 7, 11:50am to 1:20pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 600 Level, Room 604

Louie F. Rodriguez, Associate Professor and Associate Dean Undergraduate Education
These Are the Breaks: Ruptures in Coloniality in Educational Leadership
Sat, April 6, 4:10 to 5:40pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall F

Evelyn M. Vazquez, Ph.D. Candidate Higher Education Administration and Policy
Graduate School, the Socialization Process, and the Genesis of Emotional Distress in Academia
Sat, April 6, 12:20 to 1:50pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Second Floor, Simcoe

Evelyn M. Vazquez, Ph.D. Candidate Higher Education Administration and Policy, and Linda Ventriglia-Navarrette, Director of Project Moving Forward
Second Language Acquisition and Literacy Development in Kindergarten Students
Sun, April 7, 3:40 to 5:10pm, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine, Pine West

Tara J. Yosso, Professor
(Chair and Discussant) Dimensions of Community Cultural Wealth Across Time and Place: Chicana/o Efforts for Educational Equity
Fri, April 5, 2:25 to 3:55pm, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 706