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Publications and Presentations by Ed. Department Faculty
"High School Students' Perceptions of Narrative Evaluations as Summative Assessment, American Secondary Educational Journal, vol. 36 (3); August 2008.
"Community-Based Folk High Schools in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark," Community College Models: Globalization and Higher Education Reform (ed. R.L. Raby and E. J. Valeau), Springer Pub., March 2009.
"Politics of Comparison: Community College Models in Reforming Higher Education." Comparative and International Education Society. (March, 2009)
"Developing Lifelong Learning Habits in High school students: The Role of
Finding the philosopher's stone: An essay on teaching, D. Slattery & J. Selig (Eds.). (2009).
Reimagining Education : Essays on Reviving the Soul of Learning. Spring Journal Books. (2009)
Dupuis, A. & Gordon, R.L. Philosophy of Education in Historical Perspective (3rd Ed). University Press of America. (2009).
Gordon, R.L. My encounter with women alchemists. Alchemy Journal. (Fall 2009). http://www.alchemylab.com/journal.htm
Web page on women scientists: www.womenalchemists.com (2007-08)
Mandala Mojo, LAUSD Diversity Conference: March 6, 2009.
"An Inquiry into the Development of Teacher Identities in STEM Career Changers," Journal of Science Teacher Education. (2009).
Grier, J., & Johnston, C. C. (2008). STEM Career-changers Transition to Teaching: I Have to Become a Student Again? Eric Document ED501492.
Grier, J., & Johnston, C. C. (2008). An inquiry into the development of teacher
"Stem Career-Changers in Their First Years of Teaching: A Follow-up Study", National Association for Research in Science Teaching. (April 2009)
Presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference. STEM career-changers in their first years of teaching: A follow-up study. April,2009. Garden Grove, CA.
Workshop leader for March 6, 2009 "Building Empathy in Education: Connecting Heart and Mind" LAUSD Conference.
"Gender, Ethnicity and the Education of Cambodian American Students in a US Urban High School: Perspectives from Administrators, Teachers and Students" (under review)
"The Effects of Title IX in US Urban High School: Perspectives from Administrators, Teachers and Students" (in progress)
"Breaking Down Stereotypes of Disabilities," Building Empathy in Education: Connecting Heart and Mind Conference. (March 2009)
"Gender, Ethnicity and the Education of Cambodian American Students in the US Urban High School: Perspectives from Administrators, Teachers and Students", 11th International Conference on Education: Athens Institute for Education and Research. (May 2009)
"Effective Classroom Management: How to Address and Understand Challenging Behaviors" , New Heights Charter School. (May 2009)
"Acceptance through Knowledge and Understanding: Breaking Down Stereotypes of Disabilities" workshop with local Girl Scout Troops of America. (May 2009)
"Witnessing Whiteness: First Steps Toward an Antiracist Practice and Culture", National Board of the YWCA, Washington D.C. (June 2008)
"Witnessing for Racial Justice," Keynote address for Oakwood School's Diversity Day, Los Angeles. (April 2009)
Luncheon Speaker, American Association of University Women-Montebello Chapter. (May 2009)
"White Like Me: White Identity as Antiracist Practice" and "Ubuntu: Our Interdependent Humanity", workshops for the United Universalists General Assembly. (June 2008)
"Witnessing Whiteness: Developing an Antiracist practice on campus", workshop for the Georgetown Day School, Washington, D.C. (June 2008)
"Witnessing Whiteness" Workshop for the Mid Atlantic YWCA. (October 2008)
"Teaching to Witness: Fostering White Antiracism on Campus," Day-long workshop presentation for the Association of Independent Schools-New England. (December 2008)
"Obama is the new U.S. President; So racism is over, right? Not so fast..." Workshop for high school students at the annual Diversity Symposium at Wildwood School, Los Angeles, CA. (March 2009)
"What do you mean I'm acting white?" Workshop for high school students at the LAUSD, Connecting Heart and Mind Diversity Conference. (March 2009)
We oppose racism and unearned privilege..So, now what?" Workshop at White Privilege Conference. (April 2009)
"Witnessing Racial Justice" Workshop at the National YWCA Conference. (April 2009)
"We Oppose Racism and White Privilege: Now, How Do We Engage and Influence "Colorblind" and "Post-Racial" Colleagues?" Workshop at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). (May 2009)