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Black Education Research Area:

Educational practices geared towards African American students Including research related to disordered eating and perceptions and attitudes of body appearance The use of force or coercion to abuse or intimidate others An individuals' journey through learning, work and other aspects of life An intensive analysis of an individual unit (e.g., a person, group, or event) stressing developmental factors in relation to context A restricted practice requiring a license, which gives a "permission to practice." An umbrella term loosely used to describe the teaching of children in a manner that will help them develop variously as moral, civic, good, mannered, behaved, non-bullying, healthy, critical, successful, traditional, compliant and/ or socially acceptable beings Primary or secondary schools that receive public money Refers to the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy Includes stories, books, poems and electronic media that are enjoyed by and targeted primarily towards children Education intended to prepare noncitizens to become legally and social accepted as citizens, and is carried out by a variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations Term used by teachers to describe the process of ensuring that classroom lessons run smoothly despite disruptive behavior by students Research taking place in the classroom that includes noticing, observing, or identifying something Describes the nature of medical competence and judgment and how best to organize education to develop these abilities; reviews the roles of clinical teachers and the characteristics of effective clinical teaching A group of mental processes that includes attention, memory, producing and understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem solving, and decision making

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Matthew D. Davis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Matthew D. Davis, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Foundations in the Department of Educational Services and Professional Programs at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Dr. Davis earned an interdisciplinary Ph.D., (curriculum & instruction, educational administration, history, and public affairs) at The University of Texas at Austin in 2000. His principal teaching and research focuses on education for emancipation and liberation.  His current book-length projects are: Unmasking desegregation: Anti-Black school policy in the border South, 1954-1972 (with Dr. Claude Weathersby as lead author; under contract to be finished in 2017); and Local curriculum work in pos...
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E Paulette Isaac-Savage, Ed.D.
Professor

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Miriam Jorge, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

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Jerome Ellis Morris, Ph.D.
E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of Urban Education

Dr. Jerome E. Morris is the E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of Urban Education (in conjunction with St. Louis Public Schools) and a Research Fellow with the Center for Public Policy Research at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. His research is grounded in sociology, anthropology, school reform, and urban studies. As a social scientist, Dr. Morris’ scholarship reflects a deep and abiding familiarity with communities, families, and schools. The nexus of race, social class, and the geography of educational opportunity is a major theme of Dr. Morris’ scholarship, and he has been in the forefront of highlighting the centrality of the U.S. South in understanding Black people’s experiences. ...