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K-State Today

April 13, 2018

K-State faculty, graduate students to present at education research conference

By Patrice L. Scott

Kansas State University will be well represented at the American Educational Research Association conference in New York this week where multiple College of Education faculty and graduate students will present.  

Katie Lynn Allen, graduate student in educational leadership, will present "Merit-Based Pay in Kansas: Competing Actors and Motives." 

Kakali Bhattacharya, professor of educational leadership, will present:

  • "Theories and Methodologies in Qualitative Research," — mentoring session. 
  • "Exposing the Fault Lunes of Oppression: Par/Desi Narratives of South Asian Experiences in Higher Education."
  • "Contemplation, Criticality and Creativity: Cultivating Spirit Nurturing Practices in Educational Research."
  • "Colored Perspectives: A Multidimensional Poetic Performance of a (Re)Imagined Canvas for Critical Dialogue and Engagement," with graduate student Meaghan Cochrane.
  • "Love as Onto-Epistemological Orientation: A Post-Oppositional De/colonial Imagination of Ethics in Educational Research Purpose."
  • "When the Subaltern Speaks, Who Listens and How? Black/Brown Bodies in Informal Learning Spaces." 

Socorro Herrera, professor of curriculum and instruction, will co-present "The Effects of a Culturally Responsive Intervention on Mexican Educator's English Language Speaking Abilities, Content-Based Knowledge, and Teaching Efficacy." 

Jia Grace Liang and Donna Augustine-Shaw, assistant professors of educational leadership, will present "Whose Priorities and on What? Mentoring and New Superintendents' Goal Setting." 

Suzanne Porath, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, will present:

  • "The Possibilities for Teaching for, With, and About Social Justice in a Public Middle School."
  • "The Possibilities of Connected Learning in a Public Middle School Setting." 

Charles Rankin, professor, will serve on a panel discussion "Developing Meaningful University-Public School Partnerships and Community Research." 

Alex RedCorn, assistant professor of educational leadership, will present "Mapping Indigenous Resistance Through Migrations and Story." 

Jonathan Ulmer, associate professor of communication and ag education; Brandie Disberger, instructor of communication and ag education; Gaea Hock, assistant professor of communication and ag education; and Sally Yahnke, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, will present "Professional Development Needs of Alternatively Certified Career and Technical Teachers: A Borich Model." 

Also from K-State, Brenee King, project coordinator in the office of the provost, will present "Latina/o STEM Pathway Across the Plains: Development of Underrepresented Minority Students' STEM Identity and Self-Efficacy."