Professor Hardin Coleman Moderates Panel, Presents Paper, Provides Closing Remarks at International Conference on The Future of Education

Dr. Hardin L.K. Coleman, professor within BU Wheelock’s Counseling Psychology program, will participate in the 8th annual International Conference on The Future of Education in Florence, Italy, from June 28th to the 29th.


Dr. Coleman will begin by moderating the panel discussion, “Strategies for Effective Teaching,” taking place during the conference’s first morning session from 9:35 to 10:50 a.m. on June 28. Papers by fellow presenters include Teaching Success through Failure by Dr. David Rosner of the Metropolitan College of New York, Experimental Learning: Taking Students out of their Comfort Zone by Dale Lyon of Concrete Scotland – ExpLearn (U.K.), and Do Students Listen to Flipped Learning Recordings? by Ingibjorg B. Frimannsdottir of the University of Iceland.

On Friday, June 29, Professor Coleman will present his own paper, “Getting to Great, for All,” during Dr. Michael D. Santonino III’s Science Education panel, taking place between 2:30 and 5:05 p.m. His presentation will be one of five throughout the discussion, which Dr. Santonino will moderate.

Dr. Coleman will also provide the conference’s closing remarks later that day, sharing a talk titled “The Future of Education Is Built on Decisions We Make Today.”

Each year, the International Conference on The Future of Education pursues global cooperation in analyzing, promoting, and discussing innovative practices relating to the fields of education and educational research. On the event’s homepage, a summary explains that “The Conference brings together teachers, researchers, practitioners and project managers from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience about innovative teaching and learning methodologies.”

Dr. Hardin Coleman served as Dean of the Boston University School of Education from 2009-2018 and is the current Editor for the Journal of Educationthe oldest continuously published educational journal in the U.S.