Research Presentations at CIES

2014 CIES Conference Research Team Presentations

Members of the research team will be presenting their work at the 58th Annual Conference of the International and Comparative Education Society in Toronto, Canada. See the schedule below for more information about our sessions.

Monday, March 10th

1:00 – 5:00: Smith, W. Large Scale Cross National Studies Workshop. Strengthening the analysis of large scale international studies: First outcomes of the Thomas J. Alexander Fellowship programme (Willow East Room)

Tuesday, March 11th

10:15 – 11:45 Smith, W. The effect of national testing policies on school structures and student outcomes. (Roosevelt Room)

Wednesday, March 12th

8:00 – 9:30: Anderson, E. The Social Media Construction of Education for Women’s Empowerment (Peel Room)

3:30 – 5:00:  Baker, D. Author Meets Critics: The Schooled Society: The Educational Transformation of Global Culture   (Downtown Sheraton, Oxford)
7:30 – 10:00: Reception sponsored by Penn State’s Comparative International Education program and book launch for The Schooled Society: The Educational Transformation of Global Culture (Downtown Sheraton/Elgin Room)

Thursday, March 13th

8:00 – 11:45: Jeon, H. New Scholars Dissertation Workshop: Varying Education Gradient on Immigrants’ Obesity in the United States: Concerns of Sending Countries’ Nutrition Transition and Immigrants’ Arrival Time (Davenport Room)

1:45 – 3:15: Henck, A. NGOs and the global ideology of childhood: Interpreting and reproducing world culture through an education policy in Nepal (York Room)

1:45 – 3:15: Lee, J. & Horvatek, R. (De)constructing images of childhood during conflict (York Room)

Friday, March 14th

10:15 – 11:45: Park, H., Jeon, H. & Byun, S. Do different motivations to become a teacher lead to different results in their student achievement?: The case of South Korea (Mackenzie Room)

3:30 – 5:00: Horvatek, R. How does education affect attitudes towards conflict? (Chesnut Room West)

Saturday, March 15th

8:00 – 9:30: Persson, A., Smith, W. & Brezicha, K. Within and Between Generation Assimilation of Immigrant Students in Traditional Settlement Countries (Peel Room)


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