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College of Education courses win AT&T awards for instructional technology

College of Education courses win AT&T awards for instructional technology

Three courses from the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education have been recognized among the university’s best when it comes to incorporating technology in ways that enhance teaching and learning. The annual Awards Competition in Instructional Technology is generously funded by AT&T and organized by Michigan State University’s office of Libraries, Computing and… Read More »

National rankings: Seven programs in top 5

The College of Education at Michigan State University now has seven program areas ranked within the nation’s top 5, according to the latest graduate school rankings compiled by U.S. News & World Report. Two areas – elementary and secondary education – have now been ranked No. 1 for 18 years in a row! The No.… Read More »

EPET student receives Spencer dissertation fellowship

EPET student receives Spencer dissertation fellowship

Mike DeSchryver, a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology program, has received the prestigious Spencer Dissertation Fellowship to support his research on the process of Web-based learning. The fellowship, worth $25,000, is awarded to only 20 of approximately 600 applicants from across the nation. DeSchryver’s dissertation investigates the skills and strategies that advanced Web learners, such as… Read More »

EPET student wins doctoral fellowship for research on online reading

EPET student wins doctoral fellowship for research on online reading

Michelle Schira Hagerman, a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology program at MSU, has received a $20,000 award to support her dissertation research on online reading comprehension. The one year fellowship, which runs from September 2011 to September 2012, comes from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Originally from… Read More »

Rankings: No. 1 in elementary and secondary education for 17th year

New national rankings are in and… the College of Education at Michigan State University is still ranked # 1 in the nation for elementary and secondary education. That makes 17 consecutive years! The U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, which hits newsstands April 5, also recognizes the college’s capacity… Read More »

Jack Smith edits new book on math standards

Jack Smith edits new book on math standards

Associate professor of educational psychology John P. Smith III is the editor of a new volume about the challenges of interpreting and implementing mathematics standards across the nation. Variability is the Rule: A Companion Analysis of K–8 State Mathematics Standards is published by Information Age Publishing as part of the Research in Mathematics Education series.  Michigan State Universitiy… Read More »

New online Ph.D. option in educational technology

Michigan State University is now offering its doctoral program in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology online with a new hybrid option focused on the evolving role of technology in learning. The blended four to five-year program, which combines online coursework with summer classes on campus, is designed to meet a growing demand from experienced education… Read More »