July - August 2010 News Archive
July - August 2010 News Archive
Four new faculty members have joined the College this fall.
Departed and new staff in the College of Education, Summer 2010
Nelson authored The Rolling Stones: A Musical Biography, while Edmondson’s newest book is John Lennon: A Biography.
The new editorial team consists of three co-editors –
A Penn State College of Education study is assessing student-athletes' perceptions and experiences pertaining to campus climate. Led by Sue Rankin, associate professor of college student affairs, the NCAA-funded national project also is exploring the impact of campus climate on both the academic and athletic success of student-athletes.
Research by Jeanine Staples shows that teachers can intervene and offset the prevalence of nasty language.
A Pittsburgh area couple has pledged to create a new scholarship in the College of Education. The Bill and Bunny Vitori Scholarship in Science and Math Education will recognize and support outstanding undergraduates majoring in secondary education with a science- or math-related option.
The College of Education has named Leanne E. Walter as its Summer 2010 student marshal. She will lead her class at the commencement ceremony.
Bringing Psychotherapy Research to Life highlights the work of 28 psychotherapy researchers and shows how their research programs have changed the field.
For nearly the last 20 years, the College of Education has won five different federal grants to help cover tuition and pay a living stipend to students pursuing graduate degrees in special education.
Lee has visited two times in the last three years to train teachers how to be better instructors.
She also is serving as an affiliate faculty member in the College’s Education Theory and Policy program.
Two of the book’s 13 chapters were co-authored by Penn State College of Education faculty members Jacqueline Edmondson and Susan Faircloth.
Patricia Lee and her sister, Mary, played women's basketball at Penn State in the early 1970s, both graduating from the College of Education. Patty is establishing a scholarship in memory of Mary, who passed away in 2006.
Higher Education Program alumni, faculty, students, friends, and family members gathered during Arts Fest weekend, July 9-11, to celebrate a long legacy of combined success.
The Nurse Aide Training: Teaching the Educator (TTE) Workshop offered through the Professional Personnel Development Center (PPDC) in the College of Education offers workshops throughout the year in which nurses can become certified to teach in nurse aide training programs.
A report from the Institute for Research in Training and Development in Penn State's College of Education indicates that one-quarter of Pennsylvania's service-production jobs are at risk of being offshored, or sent to another country, and compared to the rest of the country, Pennsylvania has a higher risk of losing service-production jobs to offshoring.
A new report published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics indicates that changes to the nature of the relationships between researchers and mathematics educators could benefit both. Fran Arbaugh, associate professor of mathematics education in Penn State's College of Education, is lead author of the report.
Greg Kelly, head of Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the COE, has accepted an invitation to become the College's next associate dean for research, outreach, and technology, succeeding Kyle Peck in that position.
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.
EDEN grants the title of Senior Fellow in recognition of Moore's contributions to the development of open, distance, and e-learning in Europe.
“Student Free Speech and Public Higher Education” was produced in response to the varied contexts of student speech, an area in which new controversies continuously arise.