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Disciplined Inquiry in Education Seminar Series

A Faculty Seminar

The Disciplined Inquiry in Education Seminar is sponsored by SUNY Potsdam's School of Education and Professional Studies. Since its inception in 2007, the School has hosted about 150 presentations as part of the series. All events are free and open to the public.

Spring 2024

All seminar meeting will be at the Literacy Center Balcony and/or virtually from noon to 1 p.m. For more information regarding virtual attendance, please contact Billijean J. Elliott.

  • January 31, 2024 (Literacy Center Balcony)
    K. Chad Graham (Department of Teacher Education)
    Topic: Read alouds can help! Using a third-space approach to model best practices and develop professional relationships.
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  • February 14, 2024 (Virtual presentation)
    Gabriela Mocanu (Department of Teacher Education)
    Topic: An investigation into the professional identity development of teachers in international schools.
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  • March 6, 2024 (Literacy Center Balcony)
    Karen E Caldwell (Department of Business Administration) and Laura J Perry (Department of Business Administration/Clarkson University)
    Topic: Embedding accessibility and inclusion mindsets and processes into curricula
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  • March 20, 2024 (Virtual presentation)
    Arpit Bawa (Department of Business Administration)
    Topic: Tabletop role playing games
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  • April 17, 2024 (Literacy Center Balcony)
    Laura L Griffin and Sergei Abramovich (Department of Teacher Education)
    Topic: Promoting conceptual understanding in elementary mathematics through tactile problem solving.
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Fall 2023

  • September 13, 2023
    Chris J. Anderson (Center for School Partnership and Teacher Certification)
    Topic: How Does Emotional Intelligence and an ICORT Mindset Impact Implementation of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives?
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  • September 27, 2023
    Markie Hooper (Center for Creative Instruction)
    Topic: Tech Coach Takeaways
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  • October 18, 2023
    K. Chad Graham (Department of Teacher Education & Center for School Partnerships & Teacher Certification), Julie L. Johnson (Center for School Partnerships & Teacher Certification), Sarah A. Solley (Department of Teacher Education)
    Topic: Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions: How Educator Preparation Programs can Support Teacher Candidate Development
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  • November 1, 2023
    Savita Hanspal (Department of Business Administration)
    Topic: Consumer Rights in the Era of  Technology And Artificial Intelligence
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  • November 15, 2023
    Samuel J. Santich (Department of Public Health & Human Performance)
    Topic: Student Experience on a 3 night, 4 day Backpacking Trip
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Spring 2023

  • February 8, 2023
    Victoria Hayes (Department of Elementary Education)
    Topic: "You don't spell it... you feel it." Winnie-the-Pooh
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  • February 22, 2022

    Jennifer A. Jeffery, Edward M. Komara, Tamara F. Mason (SUNY Potsdam College Libraries)
    Topic: Academic Libraries: Spaces of Connection
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  • March 22, 2023
    Donald C. Straight (Department of Secondary Education) and Tanya K Hewitt (Department of Public Health & Human Performance)
    Topic: Personal Data-Driven Decisions and the Science Behind Them
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  • April 12, 2023
    Mei Shen (Department of Advanced Studies in Education)
    Topic: Engaging Pre- and In- Service Teachers in Applied Learning Research Projects
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  • April 26, 2023
    Samuel J. Santich (Department of Public Health & Human Performance)
    Topic: Student Experience on a 3-Night 4-Day Backpacking Trip
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Fall 2022

  • September 7, 2022
    Sergei Abramovich (Department of Elementary Education)
    Topic: Can Mathematics Be Appealing to Those Who Want to Teach PK-6?
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  • September 21, 2022
    Robert E. Vadas (Department of Secondary Education)
    Topic: Interactive Discussion on Survey Results from Ten Area Schools Concerning EdTPA.
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  • October 5, 2022
    Jessica Burnett (Assistant Director of Student Success Center)
    Topic: Assistive Technology to Foster Student Learning and Retention.
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  • October 26, 2022
    Laura A. Brown (Department of Secondary Education)
    Topic: School gun violence in YA literature: Representing environments, motives, and impacts.
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  • November 9, 2022
    Eudora A. Watson (School of Education and Professional Studies)
    Topic: Translation Provided: Working Together for Better Student Outcomes.
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