<em>AERA15 Insider</em> – March 2015
AERA15 Insider – March 2015

AERA15 Insider
March 2015

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research and a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow's education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world. Leading up to the 2015 Annual Meeting, AERA15 Insider will provide a monthly glance at meeting highlights and features. We invite you to join us Thursday, April 16 – Monday, April 20 for five rewarding days of ideas, engagement, networking, and professional advancement.

In this Issue:

Download the AERA Annual Meeting Mobile App
Reps. Bobby Scott and Mike Honda to Address National Education Issues
Policy Leaders Headline Sessions

Professional Development Courses Open for Registration
Spotlight on New AERA Books

Final Paper Upload Deadline Is March 26

Get Your Bearings at the Welcoming Orientation

April 16–20, 2015

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Key Date

  • March 26 – Paper Upload Deadline 

Annual Meeting at Your Fingertips
Download the AERA Annual Meeting Mobile App 

The AERA Annual Meeting mobile app is ready for downloading. The new app will keep your day much more structured all from the palm of your hand. With the app, you’ll be able to add sessions to your schedule and sync between your multiple devices; search speakers; stay up-to-date with real time alerts; and engage through social media. Download the app by searching your app store for “AERA Meetings.” Once you have installed the app, select the 2015 Annual Meeting program and click “download.” 

Click here for more details.  

Congressional Speakers at the Annual Meeting
Rep. Bobby Scott and Rep. Mike Honda to Address National Education Issues

Congressmen Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Mike Honda (D-CA) will provide perspectives from Capitol Hill on key education issues. Scott, ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, will address the education agenda for the 114th Congress. Honda, as a panelist on a session titled “Linking Our Struggles: Visioning a Different Future,” will discuss educational equity. More details on Rep. Scott’s session to come.

A Focus on Research and Science Policy
Policy Leaders Headline Sessions

Federal science and research officials will focus on emerging topics in—and the intersection between—education research and school, education, and science policy. An engaging line-up of research and science policy sessions covers a range of key issues, including the future of IES and NCES, replication in education research, strategies for connecting education research to policymakers and the public, and proposed changes to FERPA. 
Advance Your Skills
Professional Development Courses Open for Registration

Annual meeting attendees can take advantage of a rich program of extended and mini professional development courses. This year’s 27-course lineup provides ample opportunities for attendees to train in research methods and skills, discover specialized research disciplines, address professional development issues, and much more. Check out courses and learn how to register. 

Spotlight on New Research Books 
Learn More About New AERA-Published Volumes

Three new AERA books—Socializing Intelligence Through Academic Talk and Dialogue, Interest in Mathematics and Science Learning, and LBGTQ Issues in Education: Advancing a Research Agenda—will be released at the Annual Meeting. Hear from editors and noted experts at three individual  sessions about how these volumes advance scholarship in critical emerging areas of education research. 
Reminder to Presenters
Final Paper Upload Deadline Is March 26

Annual Meeting presenters have until March 26 to upload final versions of their papers to the online Annual Meeting submission system. The final paper should include any additional research findings and conclusions from the time of submission. It also should address the elements required for submission in greater detail and should expand upon the initial 2,000 word paper. Click here for additional information and upload instructions. 

New to AERA or the Annual Meeting?
Get Your Bearings at the Welcoming Orientation

New members and first-time meeting attendees are encouraged to attend an hour-long orientation session the morning of April 17. Chaired by AERA President Joyce E. King, President-Elect Jeannie Oakes, and Executive Director Felice J. Levine, this session will offer an opportunity to navigate the Annual Meeting and learn more about AERA and its members.

Annual Meeting Page
Housing, Travel, & Tourism
Presenter and Participant Info
Exhibitors, Sponsors, Advertising
Professional Development
Grad Student Resources
Press Info and Registration
Meeting Info & Accessibility
Contact AERA

2015 Annual Meeting
"Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in
Education Research and Praxis"
Thursday, April 16 - Monday, April 20, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

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