UTSA hosts Nov. 9 symposium on education for diverse populations
By Kareem El Dahab
Student Writer, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
(Nov. 8, 2005)--The UTSA College of Education and Human Development presents the 2005 Academy for Teacher Excellence research symposium, "Building on Strengths and Working Toward Change: Effective Educational Practices for Diverse Populations," from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9 in the Buena Vista Theater (1.326) at the UTSA Downtown Campus.
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The symposium is part of UTSA Diversity Month. Download the Diversity Month calendar of events (pdf format).
For planning purposes, please contact Julieta Gonzales at (210) 458-6170, if you plan to attend the symposium.
Norma Guerra, assistant professor of counseling, educational psychology, adult and higher education
Topic: Preliminary results using the LIBRE model with diverse populations
Carmen Fies, assistant professor of interdisciplinary learning and teaching
Topic: What does a diverse population add to an active learning environment?
Tammy Wyatt, assistant professor of health and kinesiology
Topic: Pre-service educators' confidence and efficacy in child and adolescent risk behaviors in diverse classroom settings
L. Earle Reybold, associate professor of counseling, educational psychology, adult and higher education
Topic: Faculty integrity -- models of professional ethics in education