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December 19, 2014

AERA 2015 Annual Meeting Registration and Housing Now Open

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Register Now
Online Registration and Housing Now Open
Register now and join more than 13,000 AERA members and scholars from aligned fields and disciplines in Chicago, Illinois and select from over 2,000 sessions featuring high quality and timely education research. This year’s theme — “Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis” — is a call to examine the meaning of culture, language, and heritage in education research and praxis with the aim of advancing justice.
Registration Rates Lower for AERA Members
AERA Members Receive a Sizable Discount on Meeting Registration
AERA members receive a sizable discount on meeting registration. To get the special member registration rate, please make sure you have renewed your AERA membership for 2015.  You will be able to renew your membership and reserve your hotel while registering for the meeting.

How to Register:
  1. Login.
  2. Click ‘My AERA’ at the top of the page.
  3. On the ‘My AERA’ page, scroll down to the 2015 Annual Meeting.
  4. Click ‘Register and Make Your Hotel Reservation Now’.
  5. Once you complete your registration, you can make your online hotel reservation by clicking the Hotel Reservation button in the upper left side of the registration confirmation summary screen.

See you in Chicago!

Questions?  Please contact AERA at 202-238-3200 or annualmtg@aera.net.
2015 Annual Meeting PageTheme | General Info | Program Info | Registration | Meeting Services
Housing & Travel | Visiting Chicago | Exhibitor Info | Film Expo Contact AERA
2015 Annual Meeting
“Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in
Education Research and Praxis”
Thursday, April 16Monday, April 20, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

 


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December 16, 2014

Season’s Greetings from AERA

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November 24, 2014

AERA15 Insider – November 2014

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AERA15 Insider
November 2014

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. Join us April 16-20 for five rewarding days of ideas, engagement, networking, and professional advancement.

In this Issue:

New at the Annual Meeting


Onsite AERA Career Center


Welcoming Orientation


Discover Chicago


JOIN US IN CHICAGO
April 16–20, 2015

Meeting-at-a-Glance

Registration and housing will open
mid-December.

Online program available in mid-February.


About the Theme
The 2015 Annual Meeting theme is intended to focus our attention on justice—locally as well as globally—in a spirit of mutually respectful collaborative engagement with our disciplines and modes of inquiry in the context of the world around us. Read more


New at the 2015 AERA Annual Meeting
Education Research-to-Performance Youth Apprentice Program Research Festival

Participants in the AERA Education Research-to-Performance Youth Apprentice Program will exhibit their developing and ongoing work during a Research Festival at the Annual Meeting. Under the guidance of senior education researchers, high school students will participate in a series of activities—performances, exhibits, and paper and poster presentations—designed to enhance their appreciation of education research, deepen their engagement in it, and inspire them to recognize just how powerful and persuasive knowledge production can be.

Looking for a New Opportunity?
Take Advantage of the Onsite AERA Career Center

The AERA Career Center is an onsite space at the Annual Meeting where employers and job seekers meet for prescheduled interviews. Job seekers have the chance to meet with recruiters and hiring employers. Employers have the rare opportunity to meet with multiple job candidates of the highest caliber all in one location. Registration opens in December.

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

New members and first-time meeting attendees are encourage 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, the session will offer an opportunity to learn more about AERA, the benefits of membership, and how to navigate the Annual Meeting.

Discover Chicago
An American Treasure

Chicago is more than just a big city. Besides its striking downtown, which includes some of the tallest buildings in the world, Chicago has a distinctive coastline, hundreds of vibrant parks and more than 200 unique neighborhoods. It’s this truly distinctive mix of global attractions and local charm that make this city second to none. Visit the AERA Chicago Tourism website for information on attractions, tours, museums, dining, getting around, and more.

2015 Annual Meeting PageTheme | General Info | Program Info | Registration | 
Meeting Services | Housing & Travel | Visiting Chicago | Exhibitor Info | Contact AERA
2015 Annual Meeting
“Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in
Education Research and Praxis”
Thursday, April 16Monday, April 20, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

 


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www.aera.net

November 21, 2014

AERA Highlights – November 2014

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November 2014

AERA News
Research Policy News
Beyond AERA
AERA Centennial Calls
Calls for AERA Journal Editors
Other AERA Calls
New on the AERA Website
AERA in the News


AERA News

AERA Urges Lame Duck Congress to Pass Omnibus Funding Bill
AERA has joined members of the education and scientific communities to encourage Congress to agree on an omnibus appropriations bill for the remainder of FY 2015. The uncertainty of funding creates significant challenges to federal agencies trying to manage operations.
AERA Comments on IES Research Centers’ Advances and Priorities
AERA has submitted comments to the Institute of Education Sciences’ National Center for Education Research and National Center for Special Education Research, in response to a call for feedback on the centers’ priorities and on areas for new research.
2014 AERA Annual Meeting Attendees Provide Continued Favorable Feedback
AERA conducts three data-collection efforts to gain insight about participants’ and attendees’ experiences and satisfaction with the meeting. This year’s survey of all Annual Meeting attendees found that a large percentage of attendees remain satisfied with the meeting.

Research Policy News

Election Ushers in Change to Education and Science Leadership on Capitol Hill
Before the election, it was anticipated that there would be dramatic changes in congressional leadership on education issues. Looking forward, education staff have indicated several key pieces of legislation that need to be reauthorized.
Census Bureau Considers Removing Bachelor Degree Field From ACS Data Collection
The Federal Register published a notice from the Census Bureau detailing a plan to remove seven questions from the American Community Survey. One of the questions is on respondents’ undergraduate field of degree.
National Science Foundation’s SBE and EHR Advisory Committees Meet on Key Issues
The advisory committees of the National Science Foundation’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences and Education and Human Resources Directorates recently held their biannual meetings, undertaking several issues of importance to the education research field.

Beyond AERA

Rep. Rush Holt Named Next CEO of AAAS
Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ), who is retiring from Congress next month, will become the next chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Holt will assume his new role at the AAAS annual meeting in February.
National Science Board Releases STEM Education Data Resource 
The National Science Board has announced the release of a new interactive, online public resource for examining trends in STEM education and the workforce. Data from the NSB reportScience and Engineering Indicators 2014 are the primary source for this resource.
OBSSR Releases Report on Education and Health Research 
The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research released a report recommending that education and health researchers cooperate to more effectively use existing data, develop common vocabulary and measures, and emphasize that “education policy is health policy.”
Education Department Seeks Public Input on What to Evaluate 
The U.S. Department of Education is seeking public input on what the most pressing education policy and practice questions are and how finding answers could give educators, parents, and local, state, and federal governments the information needed to make improvements.

AERA Centennial Calls


Calls for AERA Journal Editors


Other AERA Calls 


New on the AERA Website

Trending Topic Research File:
Bullying Prevention and School Safety

Video: 

AERA in the News

More AERA in the News


AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.
Editor: Felice J. Levine
Managing Editors: Tony Pals and John Neikirk
Contributors: Juliane Baron, Nathan Bell, Lauren Green, Bridget Jameson, Christy Talbot, Martha Yager
Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing


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November 4, 2014

AERA Highlights: October 2014

From Friday’s inbox…

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October 2014

AERA News
Research Policy News
Beyond AERA
AERA Centennial Calls
Calls for AERA Journal Editors
Other AERA Calls
New From the AERA Video Gallery
AERA in the News


AERA News

James D. Anderson Delivers Eleventh Annual AERA Brown Lecture to Record Audience
Before a record audience of over 700 on-site attendees at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington, D.C., and more than 500 online viewers from around the world, James D. Anderson delivered the eleventh annual AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research.
AERA Leadership Convenes for Fall Meeting
Over 100 of AERA’s leaders convened on October 24–25 in Washington, D.C., for the association’s 2014 Coordinated Committee Meeting, an annual opportunity for AERA committees to meet and address issues of significance to the field.
AERA Member Appointed to National Assessment Governing Board
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced five appointees to the National Assessment Governing Board, including Mitchell Chester, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and a member of AERA.

Research Policy News

National Board for Education Sciences Holds Fall Meeting
The National Board for Education Sciences held its fall meeting on October 30, taking up important substantive topics, including the Higher Education Rating System and the ESEA Pooled Evaluation Authority.
Lone Star State Showdown: Congresswoman Johnson Defends NSF’s Merit Review Process
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) released a letter late last month that she wrote to House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) expressing concern over the chairman’s ongoing “investigation” into the merit review process at the National Science Foundation.

Beyond AERA

AAA&S Report Calls for Increased Federal Investment in Research
A new report from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences urges sustained federal investment in research, with specific emphasis on the importance of funding the very best science, including social and behavioral sciences.
NIH to Host Webinars on Grant Application Process
The Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health will be hosting four webinars in November, offering potential grantees the opportunity to hear from experts about the NIH grant application process.

AERA Centennial Calls


Calls for AERA Journal Editors


Other AERA Calls 


New From the AERA Video Gallery


James D. Anderson Delivers the 2014 BrownLecture

Editor-in-Chief Mark Warschauer Discusses AERA Open
More AERA Videos

AERA in the News

More AERA in the News


AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.
Editor: Felice J. Levine
Managing Editors: Tony Pals and John Neikirk
Contributors: Juliane Baron, Lauren Green, Bridget Jameson, Christy Talbot, Martha Yager
Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing


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