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Schwille honored for international work

Schwille honored for international work

Michigan State University presented John “Jack” Schwille with Special Recognition for Promoting International Understanding during the International Awards Ceremony on campus April 3. Schwille has been an influential leader on campus and particularly within the College of Education, shaping its approach to internationalization as a teacher educator, researcher and administrator for over 35 years. He… Read More »

In memoriam: Donald Meaders

In memoriam: Donald Meaders

Former faculty member O. Donald Meaders, a leader in agricultural education and former chair of the Department of Secondary Education and Curriculum (a unit which later became Teacher Education), passed away on December 10, 2012 at 89. Meaders earned his EdD in agricultural education with a minor in educational administration from Michigan State University in… Read More »

MSU, higher education professor to lead global food system innovation center

MSU, higher education professor to lead global food system innovation center

Michigan State University will use a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to improve agricultural production and reduce poverty in areas of the world suffering from rapid urbanization, population growth and skills gaps. Receiving up to $25 million throughout five years, finding solutions to the problems that affect global food production will be… Read More »

India’s public school students on par with private students

India’s public school students on par with private students

Contrary to past research, private school students in India do not outperform their counterparts in public schools, finds a new study by education researcher Amita Chudgar. The study challenges the claim that private schools are superior – a hot issue in India and other developing countries that are expanding K-12 educational offerings. During the past… Read More »

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 »

HALE students receive fellowships

HALE students receive fellowships

Pamela Roy and Alex Akulli, both HALE Ph.D students, have each received the Donald H. Wulff Diversity Travel Fellowship, sponsored by The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD). The fellowship is named after the late Don Wulff, a distinguished scholar and practitioner at the University of Washington, who devoted his life’s energy… Read More »

Registration for TEDS-M data workshop now open

Registration is now open for the Teacher Education Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M) workshop, which will be held Oct. 5-7 in Erickson Hall, located on Michigan State University’s campus in East Lansing, Mich. Offered by the TEDS-M International Research Center, the workshop will show attendees how to use international data from the TEDS-M study of the policies,… Read More »

TPACK takes hold in Australia

TPACK takes hold in Australia

Back in 2006, professors Matthew Koehler and Punya Mishra introduced a concept called TPACK. Building on Lee Shulman’s idea of PCK, they argued that teacher knowledge in the 21st Century requires the integration of Technology, Pedagogy and Content (hence TPACK). Since then, the TPACK framework has been gaining traction in the educational research community and… Read More »

Two College of Education students win awards for international work

Two College of Education students win awards for international work

Todd Drummond, a recent Ph.D graduate in Educational Policy, (see right) and Stefan Fletcher, current doctoral student in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (HALE), (below) were honored at the 22nd annual International Award ceremony hosted by International Studies and Programs (ISP) at Michigan State University. The International Award Ceremony, held on March 21 at Spartan Stadium, is an… Read More »

Center for Higher and Adult Education Brown Bag Series: Dr. Jussi Kivistö on Financing Finnish Higher Education: Equity and Equality Perspectives

Center for Higher and Adult Education Brown Bag Series: Dr. Jussi Kivistö on Financing Finnish Higher Education: Equity and Equality Perspectives

Dr. Jussi Kivistö holds a doctoral degree in higher education administration from University of Tampere, and serves as Research Director of HEG (Higher Education Group). During the 2009-2010 academic year, Dr. Kivistö was a Fulbright scholar at the Center for Higher and Adult Education. While there, Dr. Kivistö conducted research in international doctoral program development… Read More »