Bridges: Research into Practice - Spring 2010
Spring 2010 Issue
Researchers tested a series of hypotheses that predicted performance on a case reading and reasoning tool and the Law School Admission Test.
Liza Conyers and her associates collected data from more than 2,500 respondents to help address the employment barriers that face people who are living with HIV/AIDS.
Researcher James Johnson notes that teachers need to have a firm foundation in child and family development.
The books aim to prepare counselors, counseling psychologists, counselor educators, and human service professionals to practice in various societal settings.
Joan Dieter, a long-time member of the College of Education's Alumni Society Board is retiring, and the board is welcoming four new members this summer.
An Affiliate Program Group within the Penn State Alumni Association, the mission of the MAAC is to act as an informal advisory board to the Dean and to provide a way for alumni to join together to improve the College.
A College of Education undergraduate organization is working with COE administration, faculty, staff, and students to improve communication and increase student involvement with the College.
Two College of Education undergraduates studying special education recently represented Penn State University Park when they presented their research findings at the state capitol in Harrisburg.
As the AILP celebrates its 40th anniversary, we are examining the impact of the program by profiling some of the people whose life AILP has changed.
Alumni, learn about what your Penn State classmates are up to, and let them know what you are doing now.
Penn State offers a number of seminars and courses, many approved for Act 48 credit.
College of Education alumna Paula Donson has pledged $2.4 million to the College to support graduate students in the Department of Education Policy Studies. It is the largest gift ever made to the College.
Penn State's Education Programs Place Highly in Newest Graduate School Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
All of the College's graduate programs that the magazine ranks are in the top 20, with six in the top 10. Overall, the College ranks 22nd.
Grad Student Samuel Sennott Co-Develops iPhone Application That Allows Communicatively Disabled People to “Speak”
Sennott and software expert David Niemeijer developed Proloquo2Go, a hip new application that runs on portable hand-held devices.
Monk Serves on NRC Committee that Recommends Comprehensive Data Network to Improve Teacher Preparation Programs
The National Research Council committee found that better data on teacher preparation would aid efforts to improve education in the United States.
The volunteers, sponsors, and participants involved in Cycle-Thon overcame a chilly, wet day to send $5,000 to the Summer College Opportunity Program in Education (SCOPE) to bolster student scholarships.
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