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Michigan Educators Talk Technology, Globalization in East Lansing

Michigan Educators Talk Technology, Globalization in East Lansing

More than 200 teachers, school leaders and policymakers from across Michigan came together today in East Lansing to discuss how education is changing as a result of technological advancement. The 5th Internationalizing Michigan Education Conference, presented by the MSU Office of K-12 Outreach, features internationally recognized educational technology expert Alan November, who led a discussion… Read More »

Education innovator Alan November to speak at MSU international conference

Education innovator Alan November to speak at MSU international conference

How can educators meet the growing challenge of preparing all students to meet world-class standards in times of declining revenues? Discover the possibilities — and hear from an international leader in education technology — at the 5th annual Internationalizing Michigan Education Conference on November 21, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference… Read More »

New Indian university partners with College of Education

Leaders of the new Azim Premji University (APU) looked around the world for partners that could help them create a high-quality graduate school of education in India. They chose one institution in the United States based on its expertise and commitment to social purpose: the College of Education at Michigan State University. Since then, MSU… Read More »

Renn honored with Elizabeth Topham Kennan Award

Renn honored with Elizabeth Topham Kennan Award

Kristen Renn, an associate professor in the MSU College of Education and highly regarded leader in the field of student affairs, received the Elizabeth Topham Kennan Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in the Field of Education from the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College. Renn, an alumna of the women-only college, received the prestigious award during her 25th reunion. She… Read More »

Doctoral students embark on study tour to Botswana

Doctoral students embark on study tour to Botswana

Fourteen doctoral students from the Michigan State University College of Education are participating in a two-week study tour to Botswana from June 24 – July 9, 2011. The tour, led by Deborah Feltz,  a chairperson and award-winning professor of the MSU Department of Kinesiology, will expand students’ knowledge of physical and psychological child development, along with educational philosophy, curriculum, structure and… Read More »

New blog: Doctoral students studying education system in Vietnam

New blog: Doctoral students studying education system in Vietnam

Fifteen doctoral students from Teacher Education, Educational Policy and Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (HALE) are traveling together to universities and schools throughout Vietnam this month as part of a new international study trip opportunity sponsored by the College of Education. The group, which departed on June 4, expects to visit approximately 15 institutions in… Read More »

Alum leads efforts to internationalize education in Oxford, MI

William C. Skilling, a 1992 graduate of the Ph.D. program in K-12 educational administration, has been spearheading successful efforts to enhance global learning for students in Oxford Community Schools since he became superintendent of the Michigan school district in 2007. Along with programs requiring students to take extended world language, the district also partners with… Read More »

Michigan Gov. Snyder praises MSU, iNet for school reform efforts

Michigan Gov. Snyder praises MSU, iNet for school reform efforts

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder spoke to participants of the iNet International Conference at Michigan State University on Feb. 15, thanking educators in attendence from across Michigan and around the world for their shared efforts to improve education. The three-day conference, a showcase of effective school reform through global perspectives, has been hosted by the Office of K-12 Outreach… Read More »

MSU to host international education conference

MSU to host international education conference

Educators from around the world will gather at Michigan State University next week as the university hosts the iNet International Conference, an annual event focused on transforming education. A showcase of the best strategies and technology in schools, the “Navigators of Learning” conference will give Michigan teachers and school administrators an unusual opportunity to interact… Read More »

Online game for learning Chinese wins international award

Online game for learning Chinese wins international award

Zon, the interactive online game for learning Chinese developed at Michigan State University, has received an award for innovative teaching materials from Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), an organization that supports the teaching of Chinese language and culture around the world. Representatives of the Confucius Institute at MSU (CI-MSU) accepted the honor during an annual… Read More »