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College ranks in nation’s top-10 for online master’s programs

College ranks in nation’s top-10 for online master’s programs

For the fourth consecutive year, Michigan State University has moved up in the national rankings for best online master’s degree programs in education. This year, MSU ranked 8th—cracking the top-10 for the first time—according to U.S. News & World Report. That’s up from 23rd back in 2013. Last year, the college was ranked 11th in… Read More »

Undergraduates win awards at MSU research fair

Undergraduates win awards at MSU research fair

Nine undergraduates from the College of Education received first-place awards at the 2015 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) at MSU on April 10. The annual springtime event is held at the MSU Union as an opportunity for students across the university to showcase scholarship and creativity. Students presented original work in a variety of… Read More »

Online master’s programs in national top 20

Online master’s programs in national top 20

Michigan State University ranks 18th in the nation based on an assessment of online master’s degree programs in education, according to U.S. News & World Report. MSU moved up from No. 23 last year. This is the third time U.S. News has ranked online degree programs based on a variety of data provided by more… Read More »

MSU launches school improvement website for educators

MSU launches school improvement website for educators

Michigan State University’s Office of K-12 Outreach, as part of the state program for Title l Priority and Focus schools and districts, has launched MI Toolkit, a new website to help educators in these schools improve teaching and learning. MI Toolkit is one of the ongoing projects of the Office of K-12 Outreach in partnership with… Read More »

New graduate certificate to prepare educators for 21st century learning

New graduate certificate to prepare educators for 21st century learning

The College of Education at Michigan State University now offers the Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning, which prepares individuals to design and teach online courses. The certificate program is housed within the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE), and meets a critical job market demand for online teachers across the state… 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 »

Online education programs in nation’s top-25

Online education programs in nation’s top-25

According to U.S. News & World Report, Michigan State University ranks 23rd in the nation on the list of best online master’s degree programs in education. This is the second time U.S. News has ranked online degree programs based on a variety of data provided by participating institutions. Four disciplines at the master’s degree level… Read More »

U.S. News releases first ranking of online education programs

Today, U.S. News & World Report released its first-ever directory and ranking of online education programs. Four disciplines at the master’s degree level have been ranked: business, engineering, nursing and education. According to their data, Michigan State University ranks No. 65 for Faculty Credentials and Training, No. 71 for Teaching Practices and Student Engagement, and No.… Read More »

Education research methods class named Best Fully Online Course at MSU

Education research methods class named Best Fully Online Course at MSU

Professor Kim Maier’s online version of CEP 933, a required doctoral statistics course in the College of Education, was recently recognized as the Best Fully Online Course at Michigan State University for 2011. The honor, presented by the annual AT& T-sponsored Award Competition in Instructional Technology, also goes to technical advisor Robin Dickson and graduate… 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.