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Grant project to produce STEM leaders in urban schools

Grant project to produce STEM leaders in urban schools

Michigan State University is partnering with global tech giant Wipro Ltd. to help meet the demand for math and science teachers who will be leaders in America’s urban school districts. Faculty members in the College of Education will use a $2.8 million, multi-year grant from the India-based company to offer a unique fellowship program to… Read More »

PhD student wins national recognition

PhD student wins national recognition

Molly Frendo, a graduate student in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET) at Michigan State University, has been selected to receive the National University Technology Network (NUTN) 2013 Student Recognition Award. Frendo will receive the award at Network 2013 in Albuquerque, N.M. on Sept. 17, 2013. Nominated by EPET faculty members Punya Mishra and Leigh… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Punya Mishra named among 10 Most Influential People in Ed Tech

Punya Mishra named among 10 Most Influential People in Ed Tech

Tech & Learning, a website and national magazine for leaders in the field of educational technology, has selected Michigan State University Professor Punya Mishra among the 10 Most Influential People in Ed Tech. The 2011 list was based on a survey of readers and advisers and published in the June issue of the magazine. Mishra… Read More »

Professors lead major educational technology conference

Matthew Koehler and Punya Mishra, both  faculty members in educational psychology and educational technology at Michigan State University, were selected to serve as co-chairs of the 2011 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) national conference in Nashville, Tenn. The conference, scheduled for March 7-11, is attended by hundreds of people interested in today’s issues… Read More »

The benefits of learning online for K-12 students

The Capital News Service published a news article on the value of online courses, including their potential to open opportunities for high schools students when certain courses are not available in their school. When taught effectively, online courses can actually prove more engaging for students. Professor Punya Mishra is quoted.

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 »