【校庆115周年活动预告】美国阿拉巴马大学教育学院Dr. Peter Hlebowitsh院长、Dr. Randy Shumaker教授、Dr. Joy Burnham教授学术报告会
报告题目：What Best Practices Aren’t: Identifying Evidence Based Practices
报告人：Dr. Peter Hlebowitsh
报告题目：Structural Equation Models and Applications
报告人：Dr. Randall Schumacker
报告题目：UA admission criteria for graduate programs (Master’s, Doctoral & Eds)
报告人：Dr. Joy Burnham
Peter Hlebowitsh was appointed Dean of the College of Education at the University of Alabama in 2013. He arrived from the University of Iowa where he was Professor and Department Executive Officer in the Department of Teaching and Learning. His research includes work done in the areas of educational foundations, curriculum theory and curriculum development. In the 1990s, Hlebowitsh helped to co-direct several large-scale curriculum development projects in Central and Eastern Europe, focusing mostly on civic education reforms in post-Soviet societies. He is the author of a book on curriculum theory, Radical Curriculum Theory Reconsidered (Teachers College Press, 1993); and a textbook on curriculum design, Designing the School Curriculum (Allyn Bacon, 2005); and an educational foundations textbook, Foundation of American Education (Kendall-Hunt, 2007).
Dr. Randall Schumacker has following professional preparations, appointments and publications.
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Psychology B.S., 1974
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL Counseling M.S., 1978
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL Educational Psychology Ph.D., 1984
2007 - Present Professor, College of Education, University of Alabama
1998- 2007 Professor, College of Education, University of North Texas
1991-1997 Associate Professor, College of Education, University of North Texas
1988-1990 Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of North Texas
Schumacker, R.E. (2014). Detecting Measurement Disturbance Effects: The Graphical Display
of Item Characteristics. Journal of Applied Measurement, 16(1), 76-81.
Raju, D.&Schumacker, R. (2015). Exploring significant student characteristics influencing
graduation in education using data mining techniques.Journal of College Student Retention, 16(4), 563-591.
Raju, D. &, Schumacker, R. (2016). Comparing Data Mining Models in Academic Analytics.
InternationalJournal of Knowledge-Based Organizations, 6(2), 1-15.
Dr. Joy Burnham is the Director of International Programs in the College of Education and Professor in Counselor Education in the Department of Educational Studies, Psychology, Research, Methodology, and Counseling. She began her work as an Assistant Professor at The University of Alabama in 2002. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama and a National Certified Counselor. She teaches such courses as: Internship in School Counseling, Theories of Counseling, Advanced Theories of Counseling, and the Doctoral Dissertation Seminar. While Dr. Burnham’s primary research focus has been on children’s fears, her research agenda also includes school counseling-related topics, and the tenure and promotion process. She has published 50 peer-reviewed journal articles including publications in such journals as: The Journal of Counseling and Development, International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, Journal of Loss and Trauma, International Perspectives on Stress and Coping, Behaviour Research and Therapy, Journal of Child and Family Studies.