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Brown Bag Seminars

The Office of Graduate Studies hosts a Research Brown Bag Seminar on the second Wednesday of each month to showcase the cutting edge research of the faculty in the College of Education. Any faculty member interested in presenting should contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 305-348-2724. Below you will find information on the past seminars, including links to the presentations.

Upcoming Brown Bag Seminars:

  • February 10, 2016 - Dr Cari Autry
  • March 9, 2016 - Dr. Kyle Bennett


January 13, 2016 - Dr. Haiying Long

Dr. George O'Brien

  • “Family Socioeconomic Status, Parental Expectations and Adolescents, Academic Achievement: A Case of China”





August 12 2015 - Dr. Charles Bleiker

Dr. Charles Bleiker

  • "Why Number Writing Matters to Four-Year Olds."



May 13, 2015 - Dr. Zahra Hazari

Dr. Zahra Hazari

  • Examining Gender Differences in Physics Through an Identity Lens.


April 8th, 2015 - Dr. Gwyn W. Senokossoff

Dr. Gwyn W. Senokossoff

  • Investigating The Effects Of A Visible Thinking Routine On The Reading Comprehension Of Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) And Delayed Adolescent Readers - Dr. Gwyn W. Senokossoff PDF


February 11th. 2015 - Dr. Kyle Bennett


  • A Comparison of Screen Sizes when Using Video Prompting to Teach Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


January 13th, 2015 - Jina Bang, Thomas Reio

Jina Bang Thomas Reio

  • Examining the Role of Cynicism in the Relationships between Burnout and Employee Behavior PDF


December 10th, 2014 - Sarah Mathews

  • Examining Jamaican Teachers' Global Perspectives - Part I PDF


November 12, 2014 - Joanne Sanders-Reio

  • Do Students' Beliefs about Writing Relate to their Self-Efficacy, Apprehension, and Performance? PDF


October 8th, 2014 - Barbara King

  • Instructional Sensitivity: Using Assessment Results to Transform Teaching PDF


September 10, 2014 – Isadore Newman

  • Type VI Error in Path Analysis, Structural Equation Modeling, and Hierarchical Linear Modeling PDF
  • Power Analysis:

    • Comparing OLS and HLM Models PDF
    • Going Beyond the Literature Rev PDF
    • Summarizing the Literature Rev PDF
    • Testing Research Hypothesis PDF
    • Two Methods of Estimating PDF
    • Understanding HLM Models PDF
  • Introduction to Type VI Error:

    • Accessing Models Ability to Classify Subjects PDF
    • Detecting Low Incidents Effects PDF
    • Factor Structure of Perceived Individualization PDF
    • Human Resource Development Rev PDF
    • Regression-Discontinuity Designs PDF
    • Research Practices the Produce Type VI Errors PDF
    • Three-Step Adjustment Procedure PDF
    • Two Methods of Estimating PDF


August 13, 2014 – Laura Dinehart

  • Ready to Write: Why Handwriting in Early Childhood Might Actually Matter PDF


July 23rd, 2014 and July 9th, 2014 – Isadore Newman

  • Avoiding a Type 6 Error by Aligning the Research Purpose, Questions, and Methodology PDF
  • Bayes Methodology: Mixed Methods in Drag, PDF
  • Considering the purpose of research when identifying quantitative and qualitative commonalties, PDF


June 11, 2014 – Kyle Perkins

  • Kyle Perkins and Isadore Newman, How multiple regression models can be written to better reflect the complexity of first and second language research: An attempt to control type VI error PDF


The following links contain the records of our previous School Years.