March-April 2012 News Archive
Penn State students, faculty, and public school teachers from school districts.
Six faculty members and 14 doctoral students received seed money for their respective projects.
The College of Education will host the 20th International Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education Conference on November 4-7, 2012.
Kehs will lead the procession of graduates at the College’s baccalaureate ceremony to be held on May 6.
Ian Landis opted to spend his last semester as a student teacher at an off-reservation boarding school for Native American children in South Dakota.
As the lead editor of the Journal of Teacher Education, Stephanie Knight has helped organize a special issue that focuses on examining the complexity of assessment and accountability in teacher education.
Wilson will receive the 2012 Rehabilitation Researcher of the Year Award from the National Counsel on Rehabilitation Education.
Eight members of the College were recognized at a reception held April 4 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Two education graduate students created professional-development opportunities that give teachers control over their own learning.
Canada’s Smartest Person, a two-hour prime-time television show on CBC, used the concept of multiple intelligences as a means of measuring the aptitude of contestants.
The classroom camp is designed for reluctant readers and those experiencing challenges developing their literacy.
Career Development Interventions in the 21st Century (4th edition) presents theories, assessments, planning tools, resources, and technologies relevant to modern career development.
Vowell will perform a reading from her most recent book, Unfamiliar Fishes.
William Rothwell publishes new three-volume encyclopedia set that covers issues related to the "people" side of business.
The national committee provides advice to the AERA on policy issues related to governmental agencies, funding, and conduct of educational research.
Linda Mason and Rick Kubina headed a $1.8 million project to address writing problems experienced by some middle school students.
The conference drew some 130 attendees, including the rectors of 20 Ecuadorian universities.
The $700,000 project, awarded by the Institute of Education Sciences, will investigate delays in children’s oral vocabulary knowledge.
This national award recognizes an exceptional contribution of sustained impact on the field of workplace learning and performance.
Orfield is co-founder and director of The Civil Rights Project at UCLA, America's leading research center on issues of civil rights and racial inequality.
Penn State faculty member David Baker, who is CIES president elect, is organizing the collaborative effort.
JoLynn Carney and Richard Hazler, faculty members in Penn State's Counselor Education program, were named winners of the American Counseling Association (ACA) Research Award.
Lean but Agile: Rethink and Gain a True Competitive Edge advocates changes in hiring and performance management.
The fellows at Penn State have fully immersed themselves in dozens of professional, academic, and cultural programs.
The special issue is titled "Challenging the Politics of the Teacher Accountability Movement: Toward a More Hopeful Educational Future."