College of Education Presents at International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry


Tennessee Tech’s College of Education and Exceptional Learning Ph.D. program were well represented at the 19th Annual International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Illinois May 17-20, 2023.

Students and faculty presented on a wide range of topics, including: special educators’ job satisfaction, athletic trainer education transitions, teacher stressors and burnout, female college athletes’ relationships with their bodies, low-income first-generation college student persistence, overseas student teaching experiences, and children’s summer literacy.

Pictured from left to right include Samantha Nicole Farley, Lisa Zagumny, Bobbi Severt, Dorota Silber-Furman, Luke Anderson, Janet Kesterson Isbell, Allison Barlow Coutinho, and Angie Clark. Presenters not pictured are Holly Anthony and Larissa Rector.

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