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BPC professors present at GERA conference in Savannah


Jo-ne Bourassa, from left, Barbara Reid and Skye Jordan
BPC Education Division faculty presenting “Teacher Candidate Impact on Student Learning and Assessment” are, from left, professors Jo-ne Bourassa, Barbara Reid and Skye Jordan.

MOUNT VERNON—Two groups of Education Division faculty from Brewton-Parker College presented refereed papers recently (Oct 24) at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah.

Barbara Reid, from left, Dr. Molly Zhou and Dr. David Moffett
Brewton-Parker College Education Division faculty presenting “Student Teacher Candidates’ Effect on Student Learning as Measured Through Action Research Projects” are, from left, Professor Barbara Reid, Dr. Molly Zhou and Dr. David Moffett, chair. (Photos by E’Quain Rhodes)

The faculty presented two of three papers during the “Teacher Candidate Impact on Student Learning and Assessment” portion of the meeting, moderated by Dr. Lorraine Schmertzing of Valdosta State University.

Education Division chair Dr. David Moffett, Professor Barbara Reid, and Dr. Yunfang (Molly) Zhou presented their paper entitled, “Student Teacher Candidates' Effect on Student Learning as Measured Through Action Research Projects.” Professors Jo-ne Bourassa, Skye Jordan and Barbara Reid presented their paper on “The Use of Collaboration to Scaffold Assessments.”

“The Education Division’s innovative work on its assessment system was recognized by educational researchers across Georgia through their inviting BPC Education faculty to present papers reflective of unit measurement efforts,” Moffett said.  

Twenty-five colleges and universities from Georgia and beyond were represented at the annual meeting where current and future issues in education were featured. Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia.



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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
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Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM