January-February 2008 News Archive
Participants will be able to obtain both a juris doctor (J.D.) and a master’s or doctoral degree from one of the following College of Education programs: College Student Affairs, Educational Leadership, Educational Theory and Policy, or Higher Education.
Dana Mitra's research shows that administrators who are implementing school policy gain a fresh perspective by reaching out to students for their opinions.
Dr. Richard A. Duschl will join the Penn State College of Education as the new Waterbury Chair in Secondary Education, effective August 15, 2008.
Penn State researchers Kai Schafft, Esther Prins, and Marcela Movit examined how poverty and residential mobility influence adults’ persistence in literacy programs in Pennsylvania.
Kara and Christa, both students in the Elementary & Kindergarten Education program of the College of Education, played key roles throughout the team's championship season.
Katerina Bodovsky has been researching the differential in children’s experiences and the factors behind the inequality of learning.
Penn State’s Urban Teaching Collaborative is putting a new desktop computer into the home of each child enrolled at Philadelphia's Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School.
Tarman founded the Young Scholars of Central PA Charter School, whose curricula center around foreign language study.
The Robert F. Nicely, Jr. and Donna C. Nicely Doctoral Student Research Endowment in Educational Leadership will help outstanding doctoral students develop their research agendas.
Cordis presented her research at the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program Summer Research Conference.
Aino Ugaste, faculty member at Tallinn University in Estonia, spent a month at Penn State recently.