Brownbag Series - Winter 2014 Schedule

Brownbags are scheduled from 12:00-1:00 or 1:15 in Education 2010 unless noted otherwise below.

Wednesday  
January 8
12:00-1:15

Terri J. Sabol
Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute for Policy Research

Topic: Strengthening Opportunities for Low-Income Children: The Role of Schools and Families 

Friday
January 10
11:30-12:30 pm
Education 3238 

Elijah Mayfield
Founder & CEO, Lightside
Carnegie Mellon University

Topic: Automated Essay Scoring Done Right: Machine Learning for Evaluating Student Writing

Tuesday
January 14
12:00-1:15

Daniel Hackman
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pittsburgh Psychiatry Department 

Topic: Understanding Disparities: Early Experience and Neurobiological Risk Across Development

Wednesday
January 15
12:00-1:15
Education 2001 

Frances Leslie, Dean
Susan Coutin, Associate Dean
UC Irvine Graduate Division 

Topic: Why Diversity in Graduate Education Matters

Tuesday
January 21
12:00-1:15

Maria Rosales Rueda
Harris School of Public Policy
University of Chicago 

Topic: Interactions between Family Investments, Early-life Shocks, and Human Capital Formation among Children

Thursday
January 30
12:00-1:15

Nathan Fox
Distinguished University Professor
University of Maryland, College Park

Topic: The Impact of Psychosocial Deprivation on the Developing Brain and Behavior: Lessons from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project

Friday
January 31
12:00-1:15

Paul Hanselman
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Topic: School Context, Social Identity Threat, and Racial/Ethnic Achievement Gaps

Tuesday
February 11
12:00-1:15

Erica Greenberg
Center for Educational Policy Analysis
Stanford University

Topic: Public Preferences for Targeted and Universal Preschool

Tuesday
February 18
12:00-1:15

Elise Chor
Doctoral Candidate
University of Chicago Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy

Topic: Head Start's Potential as a Dual-Generation Policy Intervention: Do Program Impacts Vary by Mother's Head Start Participation?

Wednesday
February 19
12:00-1:15

Piotr Mitros
Chief Scientist, edX

Topic: Effective Education at Scale

Monday
February 24
12:00-1:15

Emily Penner
Ph.D. Candidate
University of California, Irvine

Topic: Teaching For All? Variation in the Effect of Teach For America

Monday
March 6
12:00-1:15

Kenneth Koedinger
Professor of Human Computer Interaction & Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University

Topic: Using Big Data to Discover Tacit Knowledge and Improve Learning

Friday
March 14
11:00-12:00
Education 3238 

Carolyn Rosé
Associate Professor, Language Technologies & Human-Computer Interaction
Carnegie Mellon University

Topic: Supporting Discursive Instruction Online and In the Classroom with Intelligent Conversational Agents