Expert to speak on inequalities in education
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Michael Apple, an education professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium on March 27 at Purdue University.
He will speak on "Markets, Standards and Inequalities in Education."
Apple, the John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at Wisconsin, is also professor of educational policy studies at the University of London Institute of Education, and World Scholar and Distinguished Professor of Educational Policy Studies at East China Normal University in Shanghai, China.
Graduate students in education-related degree programs will discuss their research during the symposium's two poster sessions. They will compete for cash prizes in several categories.
The symposium, sponsored by the College of Education and the Graduate Students in Education Council, will begin at 1 p.m. in the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom. Apple is expected to speak at 4:15 p.m. prior to the awards ceremony.
The event is free and open to the public. More information is available at http://www.purdue.edu/agsers