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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.

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.

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Symposium presenters

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

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