AERA Annual Meeting Session to Address the Role of Education Researchers in the Era of Fake News
AERA Annual Meeting Session to Address the Role of Education Researchers in the Era of Fake News
 
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Collin Boylin, cboylin@aera.net
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AERA Annual Meeting Session to Address the Role of Education Researchers in the Era of Fake News

Washington, D.C., April 13, 2018 – Attendees at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2018 Annual Meeting in New York City, April 13–17, will address growing challenges to the fundamental principles and values of research and evidence in the United States in a session titled “The Role of Education Researchers in the Era of Fake News.” The session will be held on Thursday, April 17, 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the New York Hilton Midtown, Second Floor, Beekman. 

The panel of education researchers will explore how education researchers, both as individuals and a collective, can ensure the integrity of knowledge now and into the future and effectively respond to challenges to facts, data, research, and science.

The session will be chaired by Laura W. Perna (University of Pennsylvania). Participants include Ana Martinez Aleman (Boston College), Prudence Carter (University of California, Berkeley), Jeffrey Henig (Teachers College, Columbia University), Demetri Morgan (Loyola University Chicago), Antar Tichavakunda (University of Southern California), and William Tierney (University of Southern California).

Brief essays by session presenters are posted on the AERA website.

Session Details:

Tuesday, April 17, 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
New York Hilton Midtown, Second Floor, Beekman
Link to Session 

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