September 21, 2023

Courtney Clayton, John Broome and Adria Hoffman to Present at Conference in British Columbia

Courtney Clayton, assistant professor in curriculum and instruction, will be presenting in a panel at the American Educational Research Association’s annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her panel presentation, “Preparing Social Justice Teachers: Rethinking Action Research Curriculum for Transformation” is part of Division K – Teaching and Teacher Education/Section 5: Preservice Teacher Education Coursework: Practices to Improve Teacher Knowledge, Understanding, and Application of Subject Matter, Content, and Pedagogical Practices.

John Broome, assistant professor in curriculum and instruction, will be presenting his paper, “From the Field: What Social Studies Teachers Say They Do in the Classroom,” as part of the Research in Social Studies Education Special Interest Group.

Adria Hoffman, director of clinical experiences and partnerships for the College of Education, will present her paper, “I Don’t Want To Sound Racist, But…:”  Race, Ethnicity and Identity Construction Among Music Teacher Candidates as part of Division G – Social Context of Education.

AERA is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.

AERA is the most prominent international professional organization, with the primary goal of advancing educational research and its practical application. Its more than 25,000 members are educators; administrators; directors of research; persons working with testing or evaluation in federal, state and local agencies; counselors; evaluators; graduate students; and behavioral scientists.

The broad range of disciplines represented by the membership includes education, psychology, statistics, sociology, history, economics, philosophy, anthropology, and political science.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.