Hawai‘i Educational Research Association

32nd Annual Conference
University of Hawaii at Manoa Campus Center
January 30, 2010

Sponsored by
Curriculum Research & Development Group

and PDK/Hawaii

Featuring Keynote Presentations, Symposia & Papers
including the
2010 HERA Distinguished Paper Award Winner

Keynote Speaker:

William Dendle
Bill Dendle is the recently retired Executive Secretary of the Committee on Human Studies (CHS) at the University of Hawaii. The CHS is the unit designated to function as the federally mandated Institutional Review Board for the University of Hawaii system. This responsibility extends to all research involving human subjects by professors, researchers, students, and others affiliated with the University of Hawaii or using UH personnel, staff, or students.

Note: Due to special projects, Congressman Neil Abercrombie (D-Hawaii) cancelled his scheduled appearance. Apologies to those who were anticipating his participation.



— Hawai‘i Educational Research Association—


32nd Annual Conference • Saturday, January 30, 2010
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa • Campus Center Ballroom

8:00 – 8:15
Registration and Refreshments (Ballroom C)

8:15 – 8:45

Plenary Session (Ballroom A and B)
Introduction of Conference Sponsors
     HERA Officers and Board of Directors
     CRDG and PDK/Hawaii Representatives
     2010 Distinguished Paper Award Presentation
     2010 Peter Dunn-Rankin Graduate Student Waiver Recipients

8:45 – 9:45
Plenary Session (Ballroom A and B)
Keynote Address: William Dendle

9:45 – 10:00
Refreshment Break

10:00 – 11:00
Session I for Papers and Symposia (Rooms 306–310)

11:00 – 11:15

11:15 – 12:15
Session II for Papers (Rooms 306–310)

12:15 – 1:00

Lunch (Ballroom A and B): Catered by Yama's Fishmarket
Menu: beef stew, kalua pig cabbage, chicken lau lau (vegetarian lau lau available if requested by Jan 13), lomi salmon, okinawan sweet potato, fried noodles, mac salad, cold somen salad, zebra haupia, hapa rice, bottled water, iced tea

1:00 – 1:45
Poster Session (Ballroom C)

1:45 – 2:00

2:00 – 3:00

Session III for Papers and Symposia (Ballroom B, Rooms 306–310)

 3:15 – 4:30
HERA Membership Meeting (Ballroom B)
     Election of 2011 Officers

Conference Fees
Regular Registration
Up to January 15, 2010
Late Registration
After January 15, 2010
Non Member


2010 Peter Dunn-Rankin Graduate Student Waiver Program
Up to 5 available

The Peter Dunn-Rankin Graduate Student Waiver program is geared to encourage graduate students whose goals are to contribute to educational research in Hawaii. Graduate students need not be members of a school or college of education. Students from all disciplines are welcome. Up to five total waivers will be awarded on January 8, 2010 for registration to the 2010 HERA Conference.

Criteria for Graduate Student

* Must be at least a half-time student in good standing at any institution on higher education.
* Student is responsible for own membership fee ($10).
* Must submit a personal statement by 4pm HST, December 28, 2009.
* Be reachable via email on January 4, 2010 for notification of waiver award.
* Accept award by January 11, 2010.
* Become a member of or renew 2010 membership to HERA.

Personal Statement Guidelines

Craft a personal statement is to be no more than 500 words and submit the statement to herainfo@hawaii.edu by December 28, 2009. Acceptable formats for the documents are .doc, .rtf, .pdf or pasted into the email. Please address the following two guiding questions in the personal statement:
1. What do you consider the biggest challenges in Hawaii's educational system?
2. How do you envision HERA can positively contribute to policy, practice, accountability, assessment, etc. in education?

Please direct all questions to herainfo@hawaii.edu, or call Truc Nguyen at 956-6507 or Kathy Berg at 956-4952.


Conference fees include refreshments and lunch, if received before our lunch reservation deadline of January 15, 2010. Registration after January 15, 2010 carries no guarantee of lunch. All-day parking on campus is $3. For more information, write to herainfo@hawaii.edu, or call Kathleen Berg 956-4952 or Truc Nguyen 956-6507.

Past Conferences:

1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010


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