Speakers & Experts
Cecelia Travick-Jackson, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Education
With a doctorate in language, literature and sociocultural studies, Dr. Travick -Jackson' s dissertation focused on the role and relationship of religion to academic success among African-American women in academia.
Her bachelor's degree is in theater and her master's degree is in secondary education. She brings more than 20 years of experience as a high school teacher and drama director.
At CLU, she teaches courses in teacher education and action research. She advises master's students with action research projects and serves on dissertation committees.
"Classroom Action Research: What is it and does it work?"
As state and federal laws concerning education become more demanding and schools transition to concentrated student-focused curricula, there is a greater need to combine pragmatic and theoretical philosophies into university teacher education programs. Teacher education programs are challenged to meet these demands by producing professionals who are equipped with knowledge and expertise that is student centered and data driven and affects a diversified student population.
"And They'll Know We Are Christians: Lutherans in Madagascar"
Explore Malagasy Lutheranism through the experiences of a 3-week immersion program.