May-June 2010 News Archive
Rocco Cambria is president of AHEDD, a not-for-profit agency that provides employment and training services to persons with disabilities.
The project is modeled after the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top initiative, which provides funding to qualifying states to improve learning in the STEM disciplines.
NEON is a new learning community developed by researchers at the Aerospace Education Services Project, housed in Penn State’s College of Education.
A text-scoring system known as analysis of lexical aggregates (ALA) and a software package called ALA-Reader allow for scoring essays objective scoring of essays.
The trip was sponsored by the College’s Diversity and Community Enhancement Committee to provide staff with a professional development and diversity awareness opportunity.
Events held during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts will celebrate 60 years of the Higher Education Program and 40 years for the Center for the Study of Higher Education.
ACUE is the University’s principal advisory agency on matters that impact undergraduate education.
This WFED doctoral candidate left a teaching career in Africa in order to seek ways to improve the education profession.
The Penn State Educational Partnership Program is a statewide early intervention initiative that encourages underrepresented youth to pursue their full academic potential.
The peer-reviewed journal advances scholarly discourse in the field of higher education while providing experience in academic publishing to aspiring higher education scholars.
During their ten-month, 6,500-mile journey, Carlsen and Berger will observe the ecosystems of the eastern United States and Canada.
The selections extend a trend in recent years in which exceptionally large numbers of Penn State students have earned Fellowships to the Institute.
The promotion-and-tenure process is a rigorous review of the faculty member’s' scholarship.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has announced that Penn State is among 50 research-focused universities selected to receive new grants to help strengthen undergraduate and precollege science education nationwide.
Recent changes in early childhood education requirements bring together an increasingly wide array of disciplines.
Article in American Journal of Education Questions Validity of Published Rankings of Graduate Schools
The authors found that administrators who make assessments for use in rankings can be swayed by rankings of prior years.
Recent staff changes in the College of Education
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.