Faculty and graduate students from UC Santa Barbara take part in 51 events at the 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
San Diego skyline at dawn

Counted separately for each of their appearances, 114 faculty members and graduate students from UC Santa Barbara, the overwhelming majority from or affiliated with the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, will take part in 51 events, panels, poster presentations, and workshops at the 2022 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, April 21 – April 26. Each year, the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of education researchers and a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative studies in an array of areas. The scholars, researchers, and teachers will discuss the latest findings on topics as diverse as “Mathematics Instructors’ and Teaching Assistants’ Community-Building Activities in Remote Learning Environments” to “Latinx Community College Students’ Pathway to Transfer and the Bachelor’s Degree,” from “‘I Wish I Would Have Learned This in High School’: Building Critical Consciousness in Undergraduate Ethnic and Gender Studies Courses” to “Mixture Regression Analysis: The Effects of Anti-Bullying Interventions on Bullying Behavior.”

The complete list of events with Gevirtz School participants is available on line.

The theme of the 2022 AERA Annual Convention is “Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century.” The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and, by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. AERA is the most prominent international professional organization, with the primary goal of advancing educational research and its practical application. Its 25,000 members are educators; administrators; directors of research; persons working with testing or evaluation in federal, state and local agencies; counselors; evaluators; graduate students; and behavioral scientists.

[Presenters from the Gevirtz School are available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at george@education.ucsb.edu]