Lecture series brings renowned professor of education psychology to ASU

<p>A new lecture series for ASU students and faculty promises to bring insights into mixing research methods in evaluating social inquiry. ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College first Delbert and Jewell Lewis Literacy Research Lecture Series features internationally renowned researcher Jennifer C. Greene. The series is scheduled to take place Nov. 18-19 at ASU’s West campus.</p><separator></separator><p>Greene is a professor of educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who has spent more than 30 years as an evaluation scholar-practitioner. She is perhaps best known for combining her scientific work with social involvement and critical social analysis. Greene is published widely in journals and books on program evaluation, and she has held leadership positions in the American Educational Research Association and the American Evaluation Association (AEA). She will serve as the president of the AEA for 2011.</p><separator></separator><p>“We are pleased to bring a well-respected researcher like Dr. Greene to ASU to interact with our students and faculty,"&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 11.6667px;">said Mari Koerner, dean of the Teachers College</span><span style="font-size: 11.6667px;">. "Intellectual exchanges like this lecture series will build on our scholarship that in turn, positively impacts local, national and global communities and influences PreK-20 education,”&nbsp;</span></p><separator></separator><p>The activities surrounding Greene’s visit will take place at ASU’s West campus, 4701 West Thunderbird Rd, Phoenix. A list of the events is below:</p><separator></separator><p><strong>Nov. 18:</strong><br />1 p.m.-4 p.m., Faculty Administration Building, 2nd floor, Anasazi Conference Room<br />Discussion about Mixed Methods Research: Challenges and Possibilities for Teachers College faculty and graduate students</p><separator></separator><p>4:40 p.m.-6 p.m., Sands 101&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br />Jennifer C. Greene presentation to doctoral students</p><separator></separator><p><strong>Nov. 19:</strong><br />9 a.m.-noon, UCB 265&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br />Mixed Methods Research Procedures and Data Analysis Workshop for all interested ASU faculty</p><separator></separator><p>1 p.m.-4 p.m., Faculty Administration Building, 2nd floor, Anasazi Conference Room<br />Meeting with Ed.D. faculty and administrators</p><separator></separator><p>The lecture series is designed to especially benefit students and faculty in the educational doctorate program in educational leadership and innovation. Students in the Ed.D. program in leadership and innovation are practicing education leaders. The program provides students with the opportunity to conduct action research that directly impacts the work they do in educational settings.</p><separator></separator><p>The lecture series is made possible because of an investment by Delbert and the late Jewell Lewis, former owners of KTVK/Channel 3, part of MAC America Communications.</p><separator></separator><p>The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College offers world class academic programs for educators and scholars preparing to enter or advance in the profession. Teachers College provides challenging education programs to prepare successful and highly qualified PreKindergarten-12th grade teachers as well as programs for those interested in advanced study and research activities leading to careers in school leadership, school and educational psychology, education policy, education technology and higher and post-secondary education. ASU’s graduate programs in education are consistently ranked by U.S. News &amp; World Report as among the nation’s best.</p><separator></separator><p>For more information, visit <a href="http://education.asu.edu">http://education.asu.edu</a>.</p&gt;