Connections - Summer 2013
The Penn State College of Education and Penn State Alumni Association are teaming up to offer alumni a chance to go on a 10-day trip to England and France.
Come to University Park on October 5 to participate in this great event that supports SCOPE, a program that promotes the increase, the recruitment, participation and success rates of underrepresented students in higher education.
Upgrades to two of the College of Education's buildings, Chambers and CEDAR, will create new math lab and clinic.
A group of 10 international professionals will participate in the 2013-14 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, housed in Penn State’s College of Education.
Jeanine Staples, associate professor of education, shares how the Philadelphia Urban Seminar, as it has grown, has helped more students find their passion for urban teaching.
The Center for the Study of Higher Education in the College of Education hosted the fourth Academic Leadership Academy (ALA) which included participants from India.
Alumni, students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the College's professional group on LinkedIn.
Elizabeth Mellin, associate professor of education, said that the College's latest master's degree is especially important given the emerging national dialogue on school mental health.
Kathleen Bieschke became the new department head for the Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education (EPCSE) department on July 1.
A College of Education class gave seven students a unique opportunity to experience Brazilian culture and Brazil's educational system.
Faculty and Staff News
Faculty Research Features
- Rethinking the Arts and Young Children
Gail Boldt, associate professor of education, co-edited a new book that discusses how the arts play an important role in the classroom.
A study by Roy Clariana, professor of education, reveals that feedback given to certain types of learners actually erodes their standardized test scores. Those schools that provide test preparation for their students and then provide feedback may be undermining the efficacy of those tests for some students.
Sarah Douglas, an assistant professor of special education, found that paraeducators do not typically receive training that helps them support children with cognitive, motor, or communications needs.
Robert Hendrickson, professor of education and senior scientist in Penn State’s College of Education, has co-authored a new book that offers guidance to higher education managers and leaders.
Stephanie Knight, professor of education, co-edited a new book that considers how educators can design, develop, and implement an effective science leadership program.
- Research Shows Fewer Minority Children Diagnosed with ADHD
A study by Paul Morgan, associate professor of special education, indicates that minority are far less likely than white children to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the U.S.
- Nelson Editor of Four-Volume Sports Anthology, professor emeritus of education and American studies, is the editor of a four-volume work that examines America’s love affair with sports.
Penn State’s College of Education welcomes 15 new tenure-line faculty members this semester.
Welcome to new staff members Rachel Rogers, Christine Anthony, and Robin Enderle.
Review the latest faculty/staff presentations, publications, grants, and grant proposals.
Presentations made at the American Educational Research Association 2013 Annual Meeting.
One Laurel Haven Endowment Scholarship for $960 will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Education or the College of Agriculture who has demonstrated a commitment to conservation education.
Three students from the College's rehabilitation and human services major are working on Penn State's New Student Orientation team.
Hope Rogers, a junior in the College of Education, has a deep passion for teaching and learning, and rugby, all of which naturally overlap in this amazing student-athlete's life.
Sam Sennott, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Education, has been accepted into Google's latest test group to develop an accessibility tool for people with a wide range of disabilities.
College of Education seniors who participate in the Professional Development School spend an entire school year inside a local classroom for their senior student teaching experience.
Maggie Cardin, a College of Education senior and Presidential Leadership Academy student, has been working create a mental health training requirement for educators.
Eleven SPSEA students from the College of Education participated in an urban teaching trip to Chicago last spring.
Review the latest research by our students.
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