Poverty, Inequality and Schooling

When: Apr. 5, 2013, 10am - 3pm
Campus Location: Science and Engineering Building
Office/Remote Location: Auditorium

The UNLV College of Education invites you to attend a forum on education issues entitled, "Poverty, Inequality and Schooling: Relationships Too Powerful to Ignore!" a talk by renowned author, researcher and speaker David C. Berliner, regents’ professor emeritus of education at Arizona State University. 

David Berliner has taught at the Universities of Arizona and Massachusetts, at Teachers College and Stanford University, as well as at universities in Australia, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland. Dr. Berliner is a member of the National Academy of Education, a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and a past president of both the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Division of Educational Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA).

Solidifying his reputation as a passionate, resourceful force in educational research, Berliner began his career by studying the critical use of instructional time in classrooms, citing student engagement as the most important element of efficacy. Berliner’s publication of several influential works including: Educational Psychology (with N. L. Gage), The Manufactured Crisis (with B. J. Biddle), and The Handbook of Educational Psychology (edited with R. L. Calfee) distinguish him as a world renowned researcher.


Event Schedule:

  • 10-11:30 a.m. - David Berliner
  • 11:30 a.m.-Noon - Question & Answer
  • Noon-1 p.m. - Lunch Break (on your own)
  • 1-2 p.m. Forum with David Berliner


There will be a closing reception from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the Science and Engineering Building's southeast greenspace.

Admission Information: 

This symposium is free and open to the public.

To register visit the College of Education's Symposium registration webpage. We require an RSVP for event planning purposes.

Contact Information: 

Name: Dr. Gregory Schraw
Office: College of Education Dean's Office
Phone: 702-895-3607

Event Sponsor: College of Education

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