Tag Archives: CEPSE

Twitter can give power to the people

Twitter can give power to the people

Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and even entice them to participate, according to a new study by a Michigan State University education doctoral student. The social networking site – which lets users read, send and group together 140-character messages known as tweets – can actually be a… Read More »

Blended, online courses named best on campus

Blended, online courses named best on campus

Two courses taught by College of Education faculty have been named winners in Michigan State University’s annual Award Competition in Instructional Technology, funded by AT&T. Punya Mishra, professor of Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET), and Danah Henriksen, visiting assistant professor in EPET, received first place in the Blended Course category for CEP 917: Knowledge… Read More »

Carlson co-authors book on counseling students

Carlson co-authors book on counseling students

In an age when mental and emotional health are critical to a child’s academic success, how can counseling be effective when both counselors and students don’t have enough hours in the day? A new book, co-authored by associate professor of school psychology John Carlson and school psychology doctoral student Jeffrey Shahidullah, explores ways K-12 mental… Read More »

Prawat reappointed CEPSE chair

Prawat reappointed CEPSE chair

Richard Prawat has recently been reappointed as chairperson of the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE). Prawat has served as chairperson of CEPSE since April 1991. He is also a professor of educational psychology and teacher education within MSU’s College of Education, with research interests including teaching and learning for understanding and… Read More »

College researcher wins $25,000 grant

Michigan State University College of Education research associate Elizabeth Covay was named one of 10 winners of the Measures of Effective Teaching Early Career Research Grant. The $25,000 grant was awarded by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research and the National Academy of Education. Covay is a research director for the Michigan Consortium… Read More »

Educational Psychology and Educational Technology programs to receive national award

Educational Psychology and Educational Technology programs to receive national award

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has selected the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology’s (EPET) program at Michigan State University to receive the Best Practice Award for the Innovative Use of Technology. The award honors the full collection of EPET academic programs, including a certificate, master’s degree and doctorate, all of which are… Read More »

Jacobsen, Roseth to receive Teacher-Scholar Awards

Jacobsen, Roseth to receive Teacher-Scholar Awards

Each year, 10 faculty members are chosen to receive Teacher-Scholar Awards at the MSU Awards Convocation. Among this year’s recipients are Rebecca Jacobsen, assistant professor of teacher education, and Cary J. Roseth, assistant professor of educational psychology. Both will receive the award at the all-university awards ceremony at MSU’s Wharton Center on Feb. 12 at… Read More »

MSU professor provides “social class for dummies”

America’s current economic climate has brought more attention to the role of social class and how differences in income and education can influence people’s lives. Social class has been linked to health, college attainment and other important outcomes, but the best ways to define and measure social class are still unclear to many, a Michigan… Read More »

Greenhow snags #5 spot on top 100 web-savvy profs list

Greenhow snags #5 spot on top 100 web-savvy profs list

Christine Greenhow, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE), has been named to Best Online Universities, LLC’s list of Top 100 Web-Savvy Professors. Best Online Universities promotes online education by providing  information to potential students through its site, BestOnlineUniversities.com. “We believe deeply in the educational power of technology,” said… Read More »

Beyond Bieber: Twitter redefines student learning

Beyond Bieber: Twitter redefines student learning

Twitter, best known as the 140-character social-networking site where Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga chit-chat with fans, has become a new literary format that is improving student learning, a new study argues. Christine Greenhow, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE) in the MSU College of Education, found that… Read More »