Tag Archives: Lynch School of Education

Mothering from afar

What happens to families when Mexican mothers migrate to the U.S. in search of jobs and opportunities and leave their children behind? In her new book, Boston College Lynch School of Education Assistant Professor Gabrielle Oliveira offers a perspective on … Continue reading

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The power of collaboration

Educators Andy Hargreaves, a recently retired professor from Boston College’s Lynch School of Education, and BC alumnus Michael T. O’Connor, of the Providence Alliance for Catholic Teachers (PACT) program at Providence College, have co-written a new book highlighting how collaboration can be … Continue reading

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Educational change

World renowned education expert Dennis Shirley, a professor in BC’s Lynch School of Education, has published The New Imperatives of Educational Change: Achievement with Integrity (Routledge, 2017), a clarion call to move beyond the standardized testing and marketplace competition that have … Continue reading

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Book award for Wortham

Lynch School of Education’s Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean Stanton Wortham has been awarded the 2016 Edward Sapir Book Prize for Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event (Routledge, 2014) (co-authored with Angela Reyes of Hunter College). The book draws from theories and methods … Continue reading

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Forming student leaders

The book 5 Steps to Effective Student Leadership: Insights & Examples (New City Press, 2014) combines student affairs best practices with Ignatian spirituality in a resource for the formation of student leaders. Inspired by the lives and experiences of actual student leaders, … Continue reading

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Honors for Martínez Alemán

Lynch School of Education Professor Ana Martínez Alemán was honored with the 2016 Outstanding Publication Award in Division J (Postsecondary Education) for Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015), a book she co-edited with Estela … Continue reading

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Reframing educational research

Decolonizing Educational Research (Routledge) by Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Leigh Patel examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and … Continue reading

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