Matt Wappett

Wednesday, November 25 2009


Matt Wappett, assistant professor of disability studies in the College of Education and interdisciplinary training coordinator at the University Center on Disabilities and Human Development will give three presentations at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association in spring 2010. The meeting, "Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World," takes place April 30-May 4 in in Denver. Wappett and education doctoral student Tracy Hsu will present a paper titled, “Teacher and Administrator Attitudes Towards Inclusion in Taiwan: New Tools For Measuring Attitudes and Barriers to Belonging.”

In addition, Wappett will address issues related to inclusion through his paper titled, “The Silent Spaces of Segregation: Applications of Spatial Theory & Proxemics in Educational Research” and a symposium, “Learning from Analysis of Space and Time in Teaching and Teacher Education.”

AERA received 10,000 presentation submissions and Wappett's and Hsu's went through a competitive selection process that included review by three or more highly qualified reviewers.