We are pleased to share with you a selection of President Moore's speeches and publications from select events including convocations, commencements, lectures, and academic events.
Adult Learners as Loners:Ending the Marginalization of Adult StudentsJuly 18, 2013President Moore presented at the Conference on Adult Learner Enrollment Management
Honorary Degree RemarksJune 12, 2011 President Joseph Moore receives an honorary degree from the State University of New York. The Education Achievement Gap, Technology and Neuroscience: A Review of Recent ReadingsJanuary 21, 2010 A presentation at Faculty Development Day, summarizing some of the key points, connections and challenges from seven recent books. Arts Education Partnership Forum October 2, 2009 President Moore welcomes forum participants and shares some thoughts about arts in society, and the arts at Lesley. Mass. Education Conference on Mathematics September 30, 2009 A brief welcome to conference attendees, along with some opinionated statements about math and social inequality. Lesley Centennial Academic Convocation Welcome September 17, 2009 Formal remarks at the Centennial Convocation. Nancy Carlsson-Paige Book Launch April 2, 2008 Brief remarks about childhood, memory, and Professor Carlsson-Paige. MFA in Creative Writing, Graduation Recognition CeremonyJanuary 12, 2008 Brief remarks congratulating the MFA in Creative Writing graduates. MFA in Visual Arts, Graduation Recognition CeremonyJanuary 12, 2008 Brief remarks congratulating the MFA in Visual Arts graduates. Early Childhood Institute Welcome January 10, 2008 Brief welcoming remarks to participants in the Institute with some data points and perspective about how children pay the price for our income, employment, and health care gaps. The 50 Percent State(s) November 26, 2007 This presentation describes the various levels of educational attainment in the New England states and proposes a regional online collaborative to make higher education more accessible, with more quantity and quality, to adult learners in New England. Opening Address September 4, 2007 Initial address to the Lesley University community at the start of the 2007-2008 academic year. Lifelong Learners Knocking at the DoorACE Annual Conference, February 12, 2007 A presentation describing specific challenges for adult learners, and how higher education creates barriers for adult learners. Making Connections: Distance Learning and Adult Learning CDL Regional Conference, June 10, 2006 A paper presented at SUNY Empire State College about the relationship of adult learning and distance learning.
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