April 30, 2008

DISSERTATION SEMINARS

The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the Final Oral Dissertation presentation by

Denise Wyttenbach

In partial fulfillment of requirements for PhD in Educational Psychology

A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School Of the University of Minnesota

Relationship of Identity Development and Parental Attachment to College Level Adjustment

Monday, May 5, 2008
10:00-11:00 a.m.
250J Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Thomas Skovholt, chair
Professor John Romano, advisor
Professor Patricia McCarthy Veach
Professor Darwin Hendel

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the Final Oral Dissertation presentation by

Daphne Washington

In partial fulfillment of requirements for PhD in Educational Psychology

A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School Of the University of Minnesota

Multicultural Counseling Competencies and Training Perceptions of Interns and Training Directors in University Counseling Center Predoctoral Psychology Internship Programs

Tuesday, May 6, 2008
1:30-2:30 p.m.
330 Education Sciences Building


COMMITTEE:
Professor Thomas Hummel, chair
Professor John Romano, advisor
Professor Michael Goh
Professor Harriet Haynes
Professor Ann Masten

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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the Final Oral Dissertation presentation by

Julie Koch

In partial fulfillment of requirements for PhD in Educational Psychology

A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School Of the University of Minnesota

Effects of an Early Elementary School Counseling Intervention on Academic Achievement, Behavior, and School Climate

Wednesday, May 7, 2008
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
320 Education Sciences Building


COMMITTEE:
Professor Michael Goh, chair
Professor Kay Herting Wahl advisor
Professor Patricia McCarthy Veach, advisor
Professor Big Ngo


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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the Final Oral Dissertation presentation by

Sara Hall

In partial fulfillment of requirements for PhD in Educational Psychology

A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School Of the University of Minnesota

Children's Emergent Literacy and Phonological Awareness: What is the Role of the Home Literacy Environment?


Tuesday, May 13, 2008
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
320 Education Sciences Building


COMMITTEE:
Professor Lee Galda, chair
Professor Scott McConnell, advisor
Professor Matthew Burns
Professor Kristen McMaster


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The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the Final Oral Dissertation presentation by

Mary Jane White

In partial fulfillment of requirements for PhD in Educational Psychology

A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School Of the University of Minnesota

Causality in Embodied Theories of Text Comprehension

Thursday, May 15, 2008
12:00-1:00 p.m.
320 Education Sciences Building


COMMITTEE:
Professor Maria Sera, chair
Professor Jay Samuels, advisor
Professor Paul van den Broek, advisor
Professor Christine Espin


Posted by kwalter at 10:00 AM

April 11, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!

Michael Mensink, Psychological Foundations doctoral student and Center for Cognitive Sciences Affiliate, along with his co-authors, Panayiota Kendeou & David Rapp were awarded a best poster prize at the Center's Spring Research Day. The title of their poster was "The Consequences of Narrative and Expository Introductions on Learning Scientific Explanations."

Posted by kwalter at 11:06 AM

April 10, 2008

DISSERTATION SEMINAR

The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the Final Oral Dissertation presentation by

Ling-Hsuan Tung

In partial fulfillment of requirements for PhD in Educational Psychology

A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School Of the University of Minnesota

Choosing to Forgive: An Experimental Study of Factors that Affect Forgiving

Wednesday, April 23, 2008
12:30-1:30 p.m.
330 Education Sciences Building

COMMITTEE:
Professor Patricia McCarthy Veach, chair
Professor Thomas Hummel, advisor
Professor John Romano
Professor Muriel Bebeau

Posted by kwalter at 3:26 PM

April 9, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!

Carolyn Schriver, a first year master’s student in the CSPP program, has just been chosen to receive the Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) Advisor of the Year Award!

She received this award in honor of her work as Advisor to the Minneapolis Community & Technical College Student Senate this academic year. Regarding her work Carolyn states, “the Senate has made large strides this year for the welfare of the student body at MCTC, and I have been privileged to be an integral part of this progress.? She will officially accept the award next Friday, April 18th, at the MSCSA Spring General Assembly in Breezy Point, MN.

Be sure to congratulate her on this noteworthy achievement!

Posted by kwalter at 1:19 PM