Tag Archives: CEPSE

Upcoming application deadline for global fellowship program

Upcoming application deadline for global fellowship program

The College of Education is offering three overseas programs for doctoral students in Botswana, China and Indonesia during summer 2013. The application deadline is Friday, Oct. 5. The Fellowship to Enhance Global Understanding (FEGU) is open to all doctoral students in the College of Education during their first three years of study. The program is… Read More »

Remembering alumnus John Porter, historic education leader in Michigan

Remembering alumnus John Porter, historic education leader in Michigan

Alumnus John W. Porter (M.A. ’57, Ph.D. ’62) passed away June 27, 2012. He was 80. A two-time graduate of the College of Education, he received a master’s in counseling and guidance and a doctorate in higher education. Dr. Porter worked as a teacher before becoming the first black professional employed in the Michigan Department… Read More »

CEPSE staff member named chair of Michigan Women’s Commission

Brook Thompson, administrative supervisor and program manager in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, was recently appointed chair of the Michigan Women’s Commission by Gov. Rick Snyder. The 15-member commission was statutorily created in 1968 with the mission of improving the lives of Michigan women. Throughout its 44-year history, the MWC has… Read More »

Former counseling professor Herbert Burks dies

Professor Emeritus Herbert M. Burks, Jr., who was part of the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE) for 25 years, died on May 17, 2012. He was 84. Burks joined the faculty in 1969 and retired in 1994. He is survived by his wife Mary, who he lived with in Haslett, Mich.… 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 »

Podcast aired on professor’s flipped classroom experience

Podcast aired on professor’s flipped classroom experience

Ken Frank of the MSU College of Education is one professor who has caught on to a new trend in hybrid teaching: flipped classrooms. Frank recently spoke with Alex Galarza and Andrea Zellner on MSU’s GradHacker podcast about his support of the breakthough pedagological method. (Cued in at the 19-minute mark.) Zellner is a Ph.D.… 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 »

Greenhow to speak at national cyberlearning summit

Greenhow to speak at national cyberlearning summit

Less than a month into her time as assistant professor at Michigan State University’s College of Education, Christine Greenhow has been sharing her research on social media, as pertaining to global education and policy, in high profile ways. CQ Researcher, a weekly publication on trending issues, recently featured Greenhow in their issue on Digital Media,… Read More »

Study: Working Moms Multitask More and Feel Worse Doing So Than Dads

Study: Working Moms Multitask More and Feel Worse Doing So Than Dads

Not only are working mothers multitasking more frequently than working fathers, but their multitasking experience is more negative as well, according to a new study co-authored by Michigan State University researcher Barbara Schneider. The study, published in the December issue of American Sociological Review, found that working mothers spend about 10 more hours per week… Read More »

Detroit Public Schools reform special ed programs, maintain funding

Detroit Public Schools reform special ed programs, maintain funding

For the past two years, the state has pressured Detroit Public Schools to reform its special education evaluation system, which had an exceptionally low rating. After facing threats of losing $5 million in federal funding for noncompliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, DPS has now implemented successful changes to its special education program. The new program will ensure that the district’s 12,000… Read More »