A selection of conference presentations, lecture and symposia from faculty members of the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education at University of the Pacific.

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Presentations from 2017

The Social Media Academic, Sharla Berry

Scholars in tandem: Finding joy in collaboration to cross paradigms and transform research and practice, Jacalyn M. Griffen and Tenisha L. Tevis

Digital diaries: A qualitative tool to capture participants’ experiences, Ronald E. Hallett, J. Kitchen, and R. J. Perez

Homelessness, housing insecurity and ESSA, Ronald E. Hallett and Linda E. Skrla

Sitting Alone with a Text: Overcoming the Inherent Protestant Biases of American Education, Joel N. Lohr

Second language vocabulary acquisition through storybook reading for Chinese children, Ting Lyu, Rachelle K. Hackett, Marilyn Draheim, and Justin A. Low

The promise of accessibility: Reconceptualizing college access for students with disabilities, Tenisha L. Tevis and Jacalyn Griffen

Parenting styles, parental involvement and kindergarten children’s readiness for elementary school in Shanghai, China, Xiaoying Xai, Linda L. Webster, Rachelle K. Hackett, and Lynn G. Beck

Presentations from 2016

Community Building in Online Doctoral Programs: A Case Study, Sharla Berry

Community Building in Online Learning Doctoral Programs: A Social Network Analysis, Sharla Berry

Constructing Community in Online Programs: A Digital Case Study, Sharla Berry

Creating a Digital Hub for College Access, Sharla Berry

Creating Community in Online Graduate Programs: Innovations that Impact Students’ Experiences, Sharla Berry

Designing Engaging Online Learning Environments for Graduate Students: Creating Online Community, Sharla Berry

Success Strategies in Online Programs, Sharla Berry

Teaching and Learning in Online Spaces: Instructor Practices that Support the Formation of Virtual Community, Sharla Berry

Analyzing the Role of the Co-Curriculum in Building Online Doctoral Students’ Sense of Community, Sharla Berry and M. Sundt

Reframing professional development: An actionable case study of a collaborative urban school counselor network, Jacalyn M. Griffen and Ronald E. Hallett

Scholarly conversations: Incarceration and college access, Ronald E. Hallett

Homeless in higher education, Ronald E. Hallett, Adam Freas, and R. Withrow-Clark

Creating Opportunities Via Education: A research partnership empowering parents, Ronald E. Hallett and Jacalyn M. Griffen

Addressing equitable student support across marginalized college student populations, Luis Antonio Leyva, Ah Ra Cho, Laura Parson, Lisa E. Wolf-Wendel, Aimee LaPointe Terosky, Luis Ponjuan, Ronald E. Hallett, and Leslie D. Gonzales

Book talk: Serving students who are Homeless: A resource guide for schools, districts, and educational leaders, Linda E. Skrla and Ronald E. Hallett

Associations between Chinese parents’ reading beliefs, home literary practices, children’s reading interests and literacy development, Wei Tang, Marilyn E. Draheim, Rachelle K. Hackett, and Justin Low

Presentations from 2015

Academic and Economic Empowerment, Sharla Berry

Economic Narratives of Computer Coding Organizations: A Critical Analysis of the Coding Movement, Sharla Berry

Navigating Higher Education, Sharla Berry

Success Strategies for African American Students, Sharla Berry

Industry employment intentions and program choosing motivations: A Self-Determination Theory approach, B. Cheng and Rachelle K. Hackett

Externalizing problems in preschool: The roles of early mother-child attachment and teacher-child conflict, Y. Fu, Linda L. Webster, and Rachelle K. Hackett

The role of teacher-child conflict in characterizing early mother-child attachment influences on behavior problems in preschool, Y. Fu, Linda L. Webster, and Rachelle K. Hackett

Innovations in Family Engagement for the 21st Century, Jacalyn Griffen

Counseling in the 21st Century: An Actionable Case Study of a University-K-12 Partnership, Jacalyn Griffen and Ronald Hallett

Bridging barriers to build a partnership of trust: Exploration of an undocumented Latino parents’ journey, Jacalyn M. Griffen and Ronald E. Hallett

Empowering families to increase postsecondary access, Jacalyn Griffen and I. Ortiz

Exploring belonging and success in higher education, Ronald E. Hallett

Scholarly conversations: Key emerging topics in the study of higher education, Ronald E. Hallett

The power of utilizing qualitative research to advance social justice, Ronald E. Hallett

Beyond backpacks and bus tokens: Case study of a district homeless student initiative, Ronald E. Hallett, Linda E. Skrla, and J. A. Low

Community college foster youth preparedness for transfer to a four-year institution, Ronald E. Hallett and Melinda A. Westland

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Evaluation of a Flipped Classroom in Mechanics of Materials, Luke S. Lee, Rachelle K. Hackett, and Hector Estrada

Using and Abusing the Bible: Is there a Method in the Madness?, Joel N. Lohr

Who are the People of God? Can Both Jews and Christians be Abraham’s Children?, Joel N. Lohr

Students’ lives matter: Educational leadership grounded in compassion, Kathryn B. McKenzie, Joseph F. Johnson, Linda E. Skrla, Detra DeVerne Johnson, and Andrea Duroy

Work-life balance for women in educational leadership, Linda E. Skrla

Beyond backpacks and bus tokens: Case study of a district homeless student initiative, Linda E. Skrla and Ronald E. Hallett

Mobile Devices in Blended Classrooms and Social-Emotional Outcomes for Adolescents of Color, Brendesha M. Tynes and Sharla Berry

Using Mixed Methods to Study the Implementation of the Common Core Technology Project, Brendesha M. Tynes, Sophia Hiss, and Sharla Berry

Presentations from 2014

Connecting the Community: Lessons in Designing a Mobile App to Bridge the College Access Gap, Sharla Berry, V. Monterosa, and C. Perez

Active learning modules assessments: An update of results by gender and ethnic groups, Ashland O. Brown, Daniel D. Jensen, Richard H. Crawford, Joseph J. Rencis, Ella R. Sargent, Brock U. Dunlap, Rachelle K. Hackett, Kathy Schmidt Jackson, Kyle A. Watson, Ismail I. Orabi, Jiancheng Liu, John J. Wood, Christopher A. Wejmar, Paul H. Schimpf, and Chuan-Chiang Chen

Assessment of active learning modules: An update of research findings, Ashland O. Brown, Kyle A. Watson, Jiancheng Liu, Ismail I. Orabi, Joseph J. Rencis, Chuan-Chiang Chen, Firas Akasheh, John J. Wood, Kathy Schmidt Jackson, Rachelle K. Hackett, Ella R. Sargent, Brock U. Dunlap, Christopher A. Wejmar, Richard H. Crawford, and Daniel D. Jensen

Celebrating 50 years as the premier journal in educational leadership: Recent editors discuss where EAQ has been and where it is going, Casey Cobb, Diana G. Pounder, Jane Clark Lindle, Linda E. Skrla, and Terah Venzant Chambers

Creating college access programs in public schools, Ronald E. Hallett

Inclusion roundtable: Developing inclusive relationships, Ronald E. Hallett

Engaging families in college preparation: An actionable research case study, Ronald E. Hallett, Jacalyn M. Griffen, and H. Stanco

"That idea we have in our mind of what homeless is, is not what homeless is”: A school district's journey toward recognizing the needs of homeless, doubled-up, and economically displaced children and youth, Ronald E. Hallett and Linda E. Skrla

Community forum on income disparities, Linda E. Skrla

Serving "Families in Transition": District Response to Increased Family Homelessness during the US Economic Recession, Linda E. Skrla and Ronald E. Hallett

Absent Voices: The Intersections of Academic Success and Students with Physical Disabilities, A Qualitative Case-Study, Tenisha L. Tevis and Jacalyn Griffen

Presentations from 2013

Assessment of active learning modules: An update of research findings, Ashland O. Brown, Richard H. Crawford, David D. Jensen, Joseph J. Rencis, Jiancheng Liu, Kyle A. Watson, Kathy Schmidt Jackson, Rachelle K. Hackett, Paul H. Schimpf, Chuan-Chiang Chen, Ismail I. Orabi, Firas Akasheh, John J. Wood, Brock U. Dunlap, and Ella R. Sargent

Associations between teacher-student relationship quality and academic achievement by ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status, Khushwinder Kaur Gill, Rachelle K. Hackett, Lynn G. Beck, and Craig R. Seal

Student perceptions of teacher-student relationship quality predict student misbehavior, Khushwinder Kaur Gill, Rachelle K. Hackett, Linda L. Webster, Lynn G. Beck, and C. R. Seal

Plight of homeless youth, Ronald E. Hallett

Understanding how to serve youth and families living doubled-up, Ronald E. Hallett

Undocumented students in higher education, Ronald E. Hallett

Cognitive development and the attainment of critical thinking skills in pre-licensure nursing students, Karen Ippolito, Linda L. Webster, and Rachelle K. Hackett

Making Abraham a Missionary: Christian Readings of Genesis 12:1-3, Joel N. Lohr

Jewish-Christian Dialogue and Sacred Texts, Joel N. Lohr, Gary A. Anderson, Leora F. Batnitzky, Richard J. Clifford, Leonard J. Greenspoon, Joel S. Kaminsky, Kevin J. Madigan, and Kathryn Schifferdecker

Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures: What Is Biblical Theology? A Response, Julia O'Brien, Andrea Weiss, Georg Fischer, Mignon Jacobs, Marvin A. Sweeney, and Joel N. Lohr

Fraction Camp participation effects on self-efficacy beliefs & algebra one enrollment, S. Turner, Rachelle K. Hackett, and D. Parker

Presentations from 2012

Improving student learning using finite element learning modules: An update in research findings, Ashland O. Brown, Daniel D. Jensen, Joseph J. Rencis, Kristin L. Wood, Kyle A. Watson, Chuan-Chiang Chen, Vladimir A. Labay, Ismail I. Orabi, Firas Akasheh, John J. Wood, Rachelle K. Hackett, Kathy Schmidt Jackson, Jiancheng Liu, Paul H. Schimpf, Alexis Pham, Krystian Zimowski, and Kristin Taylor

Intersecting identities in college admission, D. Chase and Ronald E. Hallett

The effects on student mathematics achievement of academy versus institute models of teacher professional development, Rachelle K. Hackett, Lynne A. Bercaw, Matthew Ciancetta, Jorgen Berglund, Giovanna Stephens, and Sharon H. Ross

Context matters: The experience of specific student groups, Ronald E. Hallett

Creating funding portfolios and financial aid opportunities for undocumented students, Ronald E. Hallett

Understanding diversity: Homeless youth and educational practice, Ronald E. Hallett

Power relations during online research: Ethnography as feminist methodology, Ronald E. Hallett and Kristen Barber

The role of community cultural wealth for undocumented community college students, Ronald E. Hallett and Charlie Moynahan

Did Jesus have a Wife? Introductory Remarks, Joel N. Lohr, Anthony Le Donner, George Randels, and Caroline T. Schroeder

Paying homage: Identity classification and motivational attributes of Latino youth, Charlie Moynahan and Ronald E. Hallett

Keeping equity in the foreground in turbulent political and economic times, Linda E. Skrla

Finite element analysis learning modules for an undergraduate heat transfer course: Implementation and assessment, Kyle A. Watson, Ashland O. Brown, Rachelle K. Hackett, and Alexis Pham

Presentations from 2011

Blocking intersections: Constrained identity development of undocumented college students, Ronald E. Hallett

Crossing invisible imaginary lines: Gaining access and building relationships with undocumented college students, Ronald E. Hallett

Dangers of member checking, Ronald E. Hallett

“Friending” a participant: Qualitative data collection and social network sites, Ronald E. Hallett and Kristen Barber

Deuteronomy, Election, and Christian Interpretation, Joel N. Lohr

Gentiles and Judgment in Matthew’s Gospel: Rereading the Sheep and the Goats (Matthew 25:31-46), Joel N. Lohr

Making Sense in Graduate Writing, Joel N. Lohr

Matthew Levering, David Novak, and Jewish Christian Dialogue, Joel N. Lohr

Grappling with issues of quality and impact in equity-oriented research in educational leadership, Linda E. Skrla, Margaret Grogan, Michael E. Dantley, Frank Hernandez, Kathryn B. McKenzie, and Andrea E. Evans

Equity audits for classroom teachers, Linda E. Skrla and Kathryn B. McKenzie

Presentations from 2010

Contrasting cases: The “B versus C” assessment tool for activating transfer, Rachelle K. Hackett

Alone in a Crowd: Balancing the Social Demands of College, Ronald E. Hallett

Living doubled-up: Influence of unstable living environments on educational participation, Ronald E. Hallett

Student access and success, Ronald E. Hallett

Undocumented students in college: Utilizing peer networks to increase access and retention, Ronald E. Hallett

Urban research and qualitative methodologies, Ronald E. Hallett

Using equity audits to create equitable and excellent schools, Kathryn B. McKenzie and Linda E. Skrla

Editors’ panel, Linda E. Skrla