Category Archives: College News

Barbara Schneider named AAAS Fellow

College of Education faculty member Barbara Schneider has been named an AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for their efforts to advance science or its applications. Schneider is one of three Michigan State University scientists to receive the honor this year. “Our researchers,… Read More »

Online discussion to explore “Reaching and Teaching Boys of Color”

Michigan State University’s Office of K-12 Outreach is sponsoring “An Open Conversation on Teaching Boys of Color” at 10 a.m. Thursday. It will be streamed live online from the Kellogg Center. “This is an important conversation,” says Barbara Markle, assistant dean of K-12 outreach. “As a state and as a nation, we cannot solve the achievement… Read More »

MSU to help students learn genomics and evolution

The study of human genes has dramatically changed how health issues have been explained and treated during the past 20 years. But educators have done little to teach future generations about the concepts behind those scientific breakthroughs. Michigan State University will help solve this problem by creating learning materials about genomics and evolution for the… Read More »

Scholarships for applied behavior analysis program available

Full scholarships for a graduate certificate from the College of Education’s applied behavior analysis program are now available. The program prepares students who are interested in becoming practitioners in using behavior analysis to solve problems of human importance. The applied behavior analysis program includes six courses completed over two academic years in which students will… Read More »

Cadavers beat computers for learning anatomy

Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research that has implications for health care. Cary Roseth, associate professor of educational psychology at Michigan State University, said the study suggests cadaver-based instruction should continue in undergraduate… Read More »