March 25, 2019
EdLF students and faculty presentations throughout the past semester
- EdLF student Anthony Bates presented at the Utah Valley University Conference for the National Association for Multi-Cultural Education. He talked about successfully using PEN (Perspective Education Narratives) talks—single-topic, student-driven, diverse panel discussions.
- In January, EdLF faculty Pam Hallam, David Boren, and Dean Mary Anne Prater presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education in Waikiki, Hawaii. They examined a university multiple-district sponsored principals academy from the perspective of principal supervisors.
- EdLF Assistant Professor Isaac Calvert presented “The Role of the Sacred in Education: Examples from Orthodox Jewish Education in Jerusalem” at the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain in Oxford.
- EdLF Associate Professor Michael Owens gave the presentation “Creating Brave Places for Women Employed at BYU,” first for BYU’s Women Thrive Committee on March 4, and second for the Faculty Women’s Association on March 25.
- At the Fulton Poster Conference, EdLF student Robert Prior presented on the importance of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in preparing Nigeria for a digitized economy and in increasing opportunities for its youth. This research was informed by former president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, who called on African countries to digitize their economies to remain competitive in a globalized economy.
- In April, undergraduate students Amber Andrews, Elise Hall, and Eliza Bennett presented on why informal education in rural Africa fails women at the Comparative and International Education Society Conference in San Francisco.
- EdLF Assistant Professor Donald Baum, PhD student Jimmy Hernandez, and undergraduate student Sophia Batey also attended the Comparative and International Education Society Conference, where they presented on private early childhood education in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Writer: Cameron Hussein
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