Presentations

Curriculum Vitae (Updated as of Fall 2018)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

Bennett, A.M. & Ferreras-Stone, J. (2018). “Meaningful Math”: Mathematics teacher perceptions of literacy-based approaches in mathematics instruction. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Indian Wells, California, November 28-December 1, 2018.

Bennett, A.M. (2016). Respecting their power and story: Using Photovoice to privilege participants as co-researchers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, May 18-21, 2016.

Bennett, A.M. (2016). Participant as researcher: (Re)positioning and empowering Black children as a challenge to deficit educational discourses. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C., April 8-12, 2016.

Bennett, A.M. (2015). (Re)Positioning the objects of research:  Empowering children to challenge deficit discourses through photography. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Carlsbad, CA, December 2-5, 2015.

Bennett, A.M. (2014). Counternarratives and Critical Race Theory. Paper presented as part of a study group entitled Critical Race Theory at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Marco Island, Florida, December 3-6, 2014.

Bennett, A.M. (2014). Deficit Discourse, Literate Lives:  Literacy Narratives of African American Youth. Paper presented as part of a symposium entitled Literate Mediations of the Racialized Self at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Marco Island, Florida, December 3-6, 2014.

Paulus, T., & Bennett, A. (2014). CAQDAS for instructor-student collaboration in graduate level methods courses. Paper presented at the CAQDAS 2014 Conference, Surrey, England, May 1-3, 2014.

Bennett, A.M., & Ward, N. (2014). Embodied Literacy:  Using engaging and enabling texts to reform reading assessments. Paper accepted, but not presented, at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 3-7, 2014.

Bennett, A.M. (2014). Fostering Equity:  The role of an after-school program in an African-American community. Paper accepted, but not presented, at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 3-7, 2014.

Bennett, A.M. (2013). Surviving the Discourse:  A counternarrative of hope in African American youth and literacy. Paper presented as part of an alternative format session entitled Moving the Racial Discussion Forward: Narratives, Counternarratives, and Our Narratives at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Dallas, Texas, December 4-7, 2013.

Bennett, A.M. (2013). Deficit talk, silenced voices:  Community and institutional influences on literacy achievement for minority children. Paper presented as part of an alternative format session entitled Who is a “Struggling Reader”:  A Collection of Case Studies at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Dallas, Texas, December 4-7, 2013.

Bennett, A.M. (2013). (Re)cultivating opportunity:  Working toward educational equity through an after-school program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Dallas, Texas, December 4-7, 2013.

Paulus, T., & Bennett, A. (2013). Teaching qualitative research methods with ATLAS.ti:  Beyond data analysis. Paper presented at the ATLAS.ti User Conference 2013, Berlin, Germany, September 12-14, 2013.

Bennett, A. M. (2013). Stories of possibility:  Literacy narratives of African American youth through an anti-deficit perspective. Paper accepted, but not presented, at the Ethnography and Education Conference at Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, September 16-18, 2013.

Bennett, A. (2013). Success for All?:  How Text Complexity in the Common Core State Standards Limits Reading Achievement for Minority Students. Paper accepted, but not presented, at the 71st Annual Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 11-14, 2013.

Groenke, S.L., & Bennett, A. (2012). “That’s not reading, that’s just looking”:  What black adolescents have to say about reading in the digital age. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, San Diego, California, November 28-December 1, 2012.

Bennett, A., & Groenke, S.L. (2012). “I am a reader”:  A mixed-method CRT analysis of black adolescents’ motivations to read. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 13-17, 2012.

Groenke, S.L., & Bennett, A. (2011). What Latonya likes to read is hard to find in school:  Exploring the literate identities of black middle schoolers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Jacksonville, FL, November 30-December 3, 2011.

Groenke, S.L., Hill, S., Bennett, A., & Cloud, T. (2011). “I am a reader”: Countering “master narratives” and re-imagining reading assessment of black youth. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA, April 8-12, 2011.

Bennett, A.M. (2011). Mandating reading:  A cross-sectional analysis of the effects of the No Child Left Behind Act on 8th grade reading scores. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, March 31-April 3, 2011.

 

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION 

Bennett, A.M. (2015). Deficit Discourse, Literate Lives:  Literacy Narratives of Black Youth. Paper accepted, but not presented, at the 36th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 27-28, 2015.

Bennett, A. (2013). Supplemental (re)growth: The effects of an after-school program on the academic success and lives of African American children. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 22-23, 2013.

Groenke, S.L., & Bennett, A. (2011). The reading paradox:  The struggle to define the black literate identity. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Summer Institute on Leadership for Educational Justice at the University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, July 12, 2011.

 

REGIONAL & LOCAL PRESENTATIONS

Bennett, A.M. (2011). A program evaluation of Pellissippi State Community College’s Learning Support Reading program in the Transitional Studies Department. Poster presented at the University of Tennessee’s 3rd Annual Program Evaluation 1 Poster Session, Knoxville, TN, November 29, 2011.

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