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MSU scholars honored for education research

MSU scholars honored for education research

Two faculty members in the College of Education at Michigan State University have been honored for excellence in education research this year by the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Both will be recognized during an awards ceremony April 5 at the AERA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. University Distinguished Professor Mark Reckase is receiving the E.… Read More »

PhD candidate receives $20,000 dissertation award

PhD candidate receives $20,000 dissertation award

Kri Burkander, a PhD candidate in the Educational Policy program at Michigan State University, has been awarded a $20,000 dissertation grant by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Burkander’s dissertation, “Culture, Class, and College: A Mixed Method Contextual Understanding of Undermatch,” is a study of low-income students’ transition… Read More »

PhD candidate awarded $20,000 dissertation grant

PhD candidate awarded $20,000 dissertation grant

Rachel Ayieko, a PhD candidate in MSU’s Curriculum, Instruction & Teacher Education (CITE) program, has been awarded a $20,000 dissertation grant by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Ayieko’s dissertation, “The Influence of Opportunity to Learn to Teach Mathematics: A Comparative Study,” focuses on STEM work using… Read More »

MSU at AERA: At a glance

MSU at AERA: At a glance

More than 140 faculty members and graduate students from the Michigan State University College of Education are scheduled to participate in the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association this year in San Francisco. The meeting runs from April 27 through May 1, 2013. Researchers from all over the world converge at AERA to… Read More »

Alleman receives Service Award from AERA social studies group

Alleman receives Service Award from AERA social studies group

The Social Studies Research SIG (Special Interest Group) of the American Educational Research Association recently honored Professor Janet Alleman for outstanding lifetime service to the field of social studies educaiton. Alleman was one of two scholars to receive the group’s Service Award during the 2012 Annual Meeting of AERA. The other recipient was Sherry Field,… Read More »

Greenhow appointed communications director for AERA division

Greenhow appointed communications director for AERA division

Christine Greenhow, assistant professor of educational psychology and educational technology in the the MSU College of Education, has recently been named Division C communications director for the American Educational Research Association (AERA). With more than 4,000 members, Division C is AERA’s largest sector, which promotes the study of educational learning and instruction in both formal and informal settings. Greenhow was initially recruited for the position by… Read More »

TEDS-M results: Countries that best prepare math teachers share similarities

Countries that best prepare math teachers meet several key conditions generally lacking in the United States, according to the first international study of what teacher preparation programs are able to accomplish. The IEA study, led by Michigan State University, suggests that in countries such as Taiwan and Singapore, future math teachers are better prepared because… Read More »

Jacobsen honored by Urban Education journal

Jacobsen honored by Urban Education journal

Rebecca Jacobsen, assistant professor of teacher education in the College of Education, has been selected to receive an Outstanding Reviewer Award on behalf of Urban Education, a journal that provides analyses of critical concerns facing inner-city schools. The award recognizes reviewers for their exceptional contributions to the review process, especially regarding the quality, depth and timeliness of… Read More »

Senior selected for AERA undergraduate research fellowship

Senior selected for AERA undergraduate research fellowship

LaShawn Hanes, a senior majoring in special education at Michigan State University, is among a select group of undergraduate students from across the nation receiving a research training fellowship from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) this year. Free of charge, Hanes will travel to Vancouver in mid-April to participate in the Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop… Read More »

Educational Administration grad receives AERA Emerging Scholar Award

Educational Administration grad receives AERA Emerging Scholar Award

Alex Bowers, a 2007 graduate of the Ph.D. program in Educational Administration, has been selected to receive the Division A Emerging Scholar Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The award is among the international organization’s highest honors, presented to a pre-tenure scholar who has made outstanding contributions to the field of leadership, administration or organizational… Read More »