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The Educational Research Methodology (ERM) Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), in partnership with its Graduate Student Association, hosted the first annual student-led Emergent Voices in Evaluation Conference (EViE) this past Friday, March 31st, 2017. This one-day conference was inspired by the Edward F. Kelly Evaluation Conference that has taken place […]

Three ERM graduate students, Cherie Avent, Aileen Reid, and Adeyemo Adetogun, presented at the Conference on African-American and African Diasporic Culture and Experience on February 22nd, 2017. Their panel presentation title was And Still I Rise: Lived Experiences of Prominent and Emerging Black Evaluators. They are working with Dr. Ayesha Boyce on this research and […]

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ERM Assistant Professor Dr. Ayesha Boyce was featured on the UNCG Research and Instruction in STEM Education (RISE) website for being awarded the 1st RISE Small Grant Research Award. The aim of her RISE funded research was to begin to investigate undergraduate Biology students’ satisfaction with and overall attitudes towards their department through the development, […]

Students and faculty had the opportunity to present scholarship, network with seasoned evaluators, and publicize the upcoming Emerging Voices in Evaluation (EViE) graduate student conference to be hosted by ERM in March 2017. With the guidance of Drs. Jill Chouinard and Ayesha Boyce, eight students (Robyn Thomas Pits, Emma Sunnassee, Adeyemo Adetogun, Cherie Avent, Julianne […]

ERM students Yanyan Fu and Tyler Strachan entered a competition sponsored by the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) and the journal Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. The graphic/data visualization competition is hosted every year in an effort to encourage innovation in data visualization techniques. Their graph, “Conditional Means of Two-Dimensional Latent Abilities Given […]

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Robyn Thomas Pitts, a current Ph.D. student in the Department of Educational Research Methodology, recently completed the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Silver Leadership Challenge. The challenge gives participating students chances to practice their leadership skills and refine their techniques and abilities. Participants begin to develop a portfolio of their leadership skills by working […]

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