Education Department Research Series (Fall 2013)

"Learning in a One Room Buggy School"
Dr. Katharyn Nottis Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at noon in 268 Olin Science

Abstract: In Spring, 2005, a partnership was established between the Bucknell University Education Department and the staff of a library with an Amish Outreach Program in central Pennsylvania after they requested some assistance. This request eventually led to a unique course where, using the Japanese lesson study format, students design and teach environmental science and math lessons to children in area one-room "buggy" schools. The learning that has occurred for Bucknell participants has gone beyond the acquisition of curricular strategies and teaching confidence. This presentation shared a qualitative look at the reflections of students who have participated in this experience these past years. This presentation should appeal to those interested in the learning benefits from non-traditional course experiences as well as those with an interest in diversity, children's studies, and teaching. PIZZA/CALZONES and DRINKS were provided.

The Spirit of Difference

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Dana 113, Gardner Lecture Hall

Photographer Rick Guidotti, recently featured on NBC’s "Rock Center," will talk about his inspiring work transforming public perceptions of people living with genetic, physical and behavioral differences, from albinism to autism.

Annual Employer Expo

The annal Employer Expo, organized by the Center for Career Development (CDC), kicks off our recruiting season and offers a wonderful opportunity to Bucknell students and alumni to meet, on campus, with employers and learn about possible career & internship opportunities. || Learn more about the 2013 Employer Expo on September 24, 2013.

Faculty Research Series (Fall 2012)

"Reversibility: Can You Really Go Back?"
Dr. Katharyn Nottis, Professor, Education Department and Ana Gabriela Aguilera Silva ('14) will present their research done in collaboration with Margot Vigeant and Michael Prince, Chemical Engineering Department.

"Clubs, Classes, and the Meaning of Life"
Dr. Joseph Murray, Associate Professor, Education Department will present research from the Teagle Foundation's Working Group on Secularity and the Liberal Arts.

"Language Shift and Revitalization Among the Oglala Lakota (Sioux)"
Dr. Richard Henne-Ochoa, Assistant Professor of Education


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