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Around the College: Jan. 16, 2019

Students, staff and faculty members from Penn State's College of Education share recent research and career achievements.

— An article by Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education (educational leadership), and other collaborators titled "Never too early to learn: Antibias education for young children," ranked No. 7 on the Phi Delta Kappa's list of top stories for 2018.

Gregory Kelly, distinguished professor of science education and senior associate dean for Research, Outreach and Technology, and eight current and former Penn State doctoral students recently wrote and published, "Theory and Methods for Sociocultural Research in Science and Engineering Education." The book was published in December 2018 and provides a research approach to science and engineering classrooms. In addition to Kelly, chapter authors include Alicia McDyre, assistant professor of education; Matt Johnson, assistant professor of education (science education); and Scott McDonald, associate professor of education (science education).

Kevin Kinser, professor of education (higher education), was quoted in the article, "Global Higher Ed in Changing Times" on Inside Higher Ed online.

William Diehl, assistant professor of lifelong learning and adult education, and Michael Moore, distinguished professor emeritus, are editors of the fourth edition of the Handbook of Distance Education.

"Around the College" highlights accomplishments by faculty, staff and students in the College of Education, including publications; research presentations at conferences and workshops; and awards, grants and fellowships. Please share your news with us and your colleagues by emailing