One of the main projects I have been working on as a part of my Fulbright has been research examining the potential use of Massive Open Online Courses (i.e. MOOCs) as a means of delivering professional development supports to in-service educators at a scale. I’m excited to share that this work was recently published in the journal Education Sciences in the paper “Dynamics of… Continue reading "To MOOC or Not to MOOC?: Creating Supports for In-Service Teachers"
Now that I have been in Helsinki for over a month, I have had time to get situated within my research group, the LUMA Centre. Though I have a number of first impressions of the Finnish education, something I have been particularly fascinated by is the ways in which current Finnish education policy changes center the teacher and university researcher as… Continue reading "What does bottom-up, teacher-centered education policy change look like?"
Gilda Ochoa is a professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at Pomona College, where she has taught for the last 20 years. I was very lucky to take her class Chicanas/os and Latinas/os in Contemporary Society during my last semester at Pomona College and witness the way she models education as a space where theory and praxis can be connected by engaging with… Continue reading "Interview with Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies, Gilda Ochoa"