Beginning July 1, Dr. Alan Brown, Associate Professor of English Education & Bryant/Groves Faculty Fellow, will become chair of the Department of Education when current chair Dr. Adam Friedman becomes the new director of the Wake Forest Instructional Technology Group.
Congratulations to Dr. Donovan Livingston, Assistant Dean in the Office of University of Collaborations, on defending his dissertation and completing his PhD in Ed Leadership & Cultural Foundations at UNCG. Dr. Livingston’s dissertation focused on making meaning in college through hip-hop lyricism, and this fall he will teach EDU 101: Issues and Trends in Education […]
Congratulations to Dr. Alan Brown on being awarded the Donald O. Schoonmaker Faculty Award for Community Service at Wake Forest University.
Professors Alan Brown (Education) & Christina Soriano (Dance) teamed up to teach EDU 222: Integrating Arts & Movement this spring. Since the pandemic closed their schools, the collaboration with first graders at Brunson Elementary School on the physical characteristics of birds has continued through the use of Flipgrid. Learn more here. https://news.wfu.edu/…/07/birds-of-a-feather-learn-together/
Our very own Dr. Ali Sakkal, who teaches courses in cognitive science, education policy, and international education, is interviewed in this Old Gold & Black article called “What This Semester Means for the Future of Online Learning.” http://wfuogb.com/…/what-this-semester-means-for-the-futur…/
Congratulations to Dr. Dani Parker-Moore on receiving the Faculty Service Excellence Award from the Wake Forest Office of Civic and Community Engagement. This award is given to a member of the Wake Forest faculty that represents the Pro Humanitate Teacher-Scholar ideal through their service to the broader community. As the Executive Director of the Wake […]
Dr. Linda Nielsen recently penned a blog post for Institute for Family Studies called “An ‘Un-distancing’ Pandemic Proposal for Fathers and Daughters.” Her new book on father-daughter relationships is scheduled for release on Father’s Day 2020. https://ifstudies.org/…/an-un-distancing-pandemic-proposal-…
This fall semester we are excited to offer two sections of EDU 103a: Preparing for Community Engagement, taught by Shelley Sizemore, Director of Community Partnerships for Wake Forest University’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement.
Dr. Dani Parker-Moore recently served on a panel about the historic 1960 sit-in following the film “I’m Not My Brother’s Keeper: Leadership and Civil Rights in Winston-Salem.” You can learn more in the Winston-Salem Journal. http://bit.ly/ParkerMoore
Professors Alan Brown (Education) and Christina Soriano (Theatre & Dance) recently published an article in the fall 2019 issue of Fringes: The North Carolina English Teachers’ Association Journal. The article is titled “Walking the Talk: Bridging Movement and Literacy with Poetry and Visual Art” and describes the dance education class they co-taught in 2018. The […]