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Apr. 1, 2019

Check out the full list of UNLV students and faculty presenting at the AERA Annual meeting in New York. Or download a PDF copy today.

Friday, April 5

MTCC Poster Session 1
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C

  • Latent Profile Analyses of Achievement Motivations and Metacognitive Behaviors and Their Reactions to Achievement
    Wonjoon Hong (UNLV) and Matthew L. Bernacki (UNC)
  • Students’ Multidimensional Profiles of Math Engagement: Predictor and Outcomes
    Chyna J. Miller, Harsha Perera, and Alireza Maghsoudlou (UNLV)

Paper Session: Challenging Beliefs: Critical Race Analysis of Teacher Work
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 705
Critical Race Theory Analysis of the Pre-K-12 Teacher-Student “Demographic Diversity” Gap: College Students of Color Speak Truth
Christine Clark, Norma A. Marrun, and Tara J. Plachowski (UNLV)

Paper Session: Advancements in Human Scoring: Bringing Together Multiple Approaches
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Mezzanine Level, Confederation 5
Assessing Teacher Pedagogical Knowledge: The Video Assessment of Teacher Knowledge
Peter Wiens (UNLV), Jori S. Beck (Old Dominion University), and Christina Linsmann (Young Harris College)

Paper Session: Literacy Research in the Elementary School
4:20 – 5:50 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 202D
Vocabulary Practices Associated with Preschool Dual Language Learners’ English Language Outcomes
Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola (UNLV), Jorge Gonzales (University of Houston), YU Liu, and Jamie Manis

MTCC Poster Session 3
4:20 – 5:50 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C

  • Tracing Science Learners’ Digital Distribution of Self-Assessment Quizzes, Lecture Access, and Effects on Achievement
    Kyle Castro Mefferd (Touro University), Matthew L. Bernacki (UNC), and Wonjoon Hong (UNLV)
  • The Importance of Educator Perspectives in Policy Evaluation
    Gwen C. Marchand, Elizabeth Hofschulte Collins, Tiberio Garza, and Christie Gardner (UNLV)

Saturday, April 6

Working Group Roundtable: Pipeline to the Global Workforce: Investing in Career and Technical Education for the Next Generation
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Room 803B
Thundering Toward Excellence in Career Exploration at the Middle School Level: Inspiring the Next Generation
Howard R. Gordon and Samantha Godbey (UNLV)

Sheraton Roundtable Session 2
10:25 – 11:55 a.m.
What Makes a Rhythm Hard to Remember? A New Rhythm Memory Task
Alice J. Corkhill and Elizabeth Hofschulte Collins (UNLV)

Fairmont Royal York Roundtable Session 4
10:25 – 11:55 a.m.
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Convention Floor, Concert Hall

  • Differentiating Between Data Literacy and Assessment Literacy: A Systematic Review of Research
    Jori S. Beck (Old Dominion University), Joseph John Morgan, Heather Whitesides (UNLV), Derek R. Riddle (California State University, Stanislaus), and Nancy Brown (UNLV)
  • Differences in Students’ Understanding of Lunar Phases: A Quasi-Experimental Study
    Merryn Cole (UNLV) and Jennifer A. Whilhelm (University of Kentucky)

Sheraton Roundtable 3
12:20 – 1:50 p.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Osgoode Ballroom
Learning Without Labels? Tracking Students with Disabilities Into and Through Community College
Federick Ngo (UNLV)

Symposium: English Language Learners in Community Colleges: Challenges and Opportunities
12:20 – 1:50 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 709
Beyond the Cut Point: College Writing Readiness for Linguistically Diverse Students
Stefani Robin Relles and Blanca E. Rincón (UNLV)

Invited Speaker Session: New Directions in Culture, Motivation, and Learning
12:20 – 1:50 p.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine, Pine East
Presenter: Michael McCreery (UNLV)

MTCC Roundtable Session 12
2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Special Education Candidates’ Opportunities to Learn Instructional and Collaborative Practice: An Examination of Professional Formation
Hannah Morris Matthews (Boston University) and Wendy J. Rodgers (UNLV)

Sunday, April 7

Symposium: Factors That Stagnate or Promote STEM Interest in College: A Longitudinal Perspective
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Second Floor, Civic Ballroom North
Does Developmental Math Help Community College Students Persist in STEM?
Elizabeth Park (USC) and Federick Ngo (UNLV)

MTCC Roundtable Session 16
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G
“I’ve Talked to a Couple of People”: Understanding Community Cultural Wealth of First- and Continuing-Generation Latinx STEM Students
Blanca E. Rincón (UNLV), Erica Fernández (University of Connecticut), and Mary Christine Duenas (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Paper Session: Science and Motivation within Sociocultural Contexts
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine Level, Willow West
Surveys for Evaluating Teachers’ Use, Beliefs, and Self-Efficacy with Classroom Argumentation in Secondary (Science) Classrooms
Michael Nussbaum, Scott Van Winkle, and Harsha Perera (UNLV)

MTCC Roundtable Session 18
9:55 – 11:25 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G

  • A Multidimensional, Person-Centered Perspective on Teacher Engagement: Evidence from Canadian and Australian Teachers
    Harsha Perera (UNLV), Sundus Yerdelen (Kafkas University), Peter McIlveen (University of Southern Queensland), and Rachel Part (UNLV)
  • Understanding Teacher Perceptions of Socioeconomic Status and the Implications for Labeling and Success
    Heather Marie Thompson, Sarah Margaret Wells, and Sean W. Mulvenon (UNLV)
  • Teacher Education Reform in China Since Deng: An Analysis in the Context of Global Neoliberalism
    Katrina Liu, Richard C. Miller, Chengcheng Li, and Shaoan Zhang (UNLV)

Paper Session: Self-Regulated Learning in Postsecondary Education Settings
11:50 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 205B
Impact of a Retrieval Practice Intervention on Undergraduates’ Monitoring and Control Processes Using Feedback
MeganClaire Cogliano (Nevada State College), Matthew L. Bernacki (UNC), and CarolAnne M. Kardash (UNLV)

Symposium: Educational Data Mining: Affordances and Constraints in the Analysis of Behavior and Performance in STEM
3:40 – 5:10 p.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine, Pine East
Examining the Power of Multiple Data Sources in Predicting Academic Achievement in Undergraduate STEM Courses
Wonjoon Hong (UNLV) and Matthew L. Bernacki (UNC)

Paper Session: Immigration, Culture, Language, and Family Separation for Latinxs
3:40 – 5:10 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 206A
Burnt Offerings: A Testimonio of Family Separation
Marcela Rodriguez-Campo (UNLV)

Monday, April 8

Sheraton Roundtable Session 10
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Grand Centre
Differential Pathways in Faculty Motivation to Teach
Celeste M. Calkins and Vicki J. Rosser (UNLV)

Paper Session: Music Education in the Contexts of Race, Religion, Culture, and Current Events
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine, Pine West
Student Success in a University Program: Tapping the Diversity of Social and Cultural Capital
Richard C. Miller and Katrina Liu (UNLV)

Structured Poster Session: Embracing and Modeling the Complex Dynamics of Motivation and Engagement: Contextual, Temporal, Dynamic, and Systematic
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Lower Concourse, Sheraton Hall E

  • Longitudinal Complexity of Affect and Mathematics Self-Efficacy in Middle School
    Gwen C. Marchand (UNLV) and Matthew L. Bernacki (UNC)
  • The Impact of Individual Motivation on Study Group Selection
    Rachel Part (UNLV), Jonathan C. Hilpert (Georgia Southern University), Gwen C. Marchand (UNLV), Matthew L. Bernacki (UNC), and Harsha Perera (UNLV)

MTCC Roundtable Session 25
10:25 – 11:55 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall F
The Gendered Social Networks of Women and Men of Color in STEM
Blanca E. Rincón (UNLV)

Workshop: Hear Our Voices, Silent No Longer: Problematizing the Lived Experiences of Women of Color Entering Academia
10:25 – 11:55 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 206B
Rehumanizing the Graduate Student Experience Through Critical Reflection and Restorative Self-Dialogue
Malayka Neith Cornejo (UNLV)

Paper Session: Committing to the Preparation of Teacher Educators: An Imperative for the Profession
10:25 – 11:55 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 700 Level, Room 711
“I’m Black, but I’m Not Dangerous”: Toward a Framework for Preparing Teacher Educators of Color
Katrina Liu (UNLV)

MTCC Poster Session 15
12:20 – 1:50 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C

  • The Influence of Affect in Help-Seeking Behaviors and Performance in an Intelligent Tutoring System
    Ana Paula Loures dos Santos, Kathleen Bradshaw (UNLV), and Matthew L. Bernacki (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Teacher Self Efficacy Profiles: Outcomes and Generalizability Across Teaching Level
    Harsha Perera, Celeste M. Calkins, Rachel Part (UNLV)

Paper Session: Teaching and Teacher Education in Urban Communities
12:20 – 1:50 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 203C
Critical Reflection for Transformative Learning: Preparing Prospective Teachers of Color to Teach Diverse Students
Katrina Liu and Richard C. Miller (UNLV)

MTCC Roundtable Session 30
2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G

  • Academic Language and Literacy Instruction for English Learners in Rural Communities: A Convergent Mixed-Methods Study
    Tracy Spies, Alain Bengochea, Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola, Yunying Xu, Gloria A. Carcoba Falomir (UNLV), and Sarah Katz (Clark County School District)
  • Examining Teacher’ Perceptions, Interpretations, and Action Plans for English Learners’ Needs
    Yunying Xu, Alain Bengochea, Gloria A. Carcoba Falomir, Tracy Spies, and Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola (UNLV)
  • Use of Visual Representations to Support English Learners’ Math Talk
    Gloria A. Carcoba Falomir, Alain Bengochea, Yunying Xu, Tracy Spies, and Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola (UNLV)

Paper Session: Reenvisioning Assessment and Approaches in Learning Technologies
2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Mezzanine, Chestnut East
Counterfactual Thinking and Interactive Narratives: How Changing the Narrative Leads to Thinking About Better Outcomes
Catherine Bacos, Michael McCreery, P.G. Schrader, Danielle Head (UNLV), Joseph Fiorentini (Clark County School District), and Mark Carroll (UNLV)

Workshop: Survival, Resistance, and Resiliency: Problematizing Diverse Experience of Women in Academia in a Post-Truth World
2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 202A
Academic Sister Circles: Resistance, Persistence, and Collective Healing of Women of Color in Academia
Malayka Neith Cornejo (UNLV)

Journal Talks 8
2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C
Action in Teacher Education
Iesha Jackson, Katrina Liu, LeAnn Putney, Emily Lin, and Shaoan Zhang (UNLV)

Sheraton Roundtable Session 14
4:10 – 5:40 p.m.
Sheraton Centre Toronto, Lower Concourse, Grand Centre
“She’s like My Rock”: Understanding Academic Faculty and Community Cultural Wealth Among STEM Students of Color
Juanita Jasso Hinojosa, Blanca E. Rincón (UNLV), and Erica Fernández (University of Connecticut)

Paper Session: Multimodality in Bilingual Learners' Practices
4:10 – 5:40 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 201E
“Mira. Está squishy!” An Emergent Bilingual Child’s Object-Sourced Transmodal Practices to Enhance His Play Narratives
Alain Bengochea (UNLV), Sabrina Francesca Sembiante (Florida Atlantic University, and Mileidis Gort (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Symposium: Critical Reflection and Diversity: Prospective and In-Service Teacher Learning to Teach Diverse Students
4:10 – 6:10 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 205A
Critical Reflection and Generative Change: Toward a Praxis of Transformative Teacher Preparation for Teaching Diverse Students

Katrina Liu (UNLV) and Arnetha F. Ball (Stanford University)

Tuesday, April 9

MTCC Poster Session 17
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C
“Constructing One’s Reality: Perceived Control and Counterfactual Thinking in a Post-Truth Era
Michael McCreery, Catherine Bacos, P.G. Schrader (UNLV), Joseph Fiorentini (Clark County School District), and Mark Carroll (UNLV)

MTCC Poster Session 34
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 800 Level, Hall G
Professional Development Needs, Incentives, and Barriers: U.S. New and Veteran Teachers’ Perspectives on the Teaching and Learning International Survey
Shaoan Zhang, Qingmin Shi, and Emily Lin (UNLV)

Paper Session: Preservice Teachers Training: Developing Competence and Perceptions of Classroom Management in Preservice Teachers
12:20 – 1:50pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 200 Level, Room 201E
Prospective Teachers’ Perceptions on Diversity and Disciplinary Actions in Classroom Management
Katrina Liu and Sandra Candel (UNLV)

MTCC Poster Session 20
2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 300 Level, Hall C
Examining Collaborative Engagement: A Comparison of Interaction Versus Component Dominant Approaches
Jonathan C. Hilpert (Georgia Southern University) and Gwen C. Marchand (UNLV)