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Alleman receives Service Award from AERA social studies group

June 2, 2012
Alleman receives Service Award from AERA social studies group

The Social Studies Research SIG (Special Interest Group) of the American Educational Research Association recently honored Professor Janet Alleman for outstanding lifetime service to the field of social studies educaiton. Alleman was one of two scholars to receive the group’s Service Award during the 2012 Annual Meeting of AERA. The other recipient was Sherry...
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Wright wins dissertation award from International Reading Association

May 1, 2012
Wright wins dissertation award from International Reading Association

The International Reading Association has named Tanya Wright as the top scholar to complete a dissertation in the field of reading and literacy during the 2010-11 academic year. She received the organization’s Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award – an honor shared by many of the field’s most prominent researchers — for her research...
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Retired professor, Robert Nolan, dies

April 24, 2012
Retired professor, Robert Nolan, dies

Retired College of  Education professor Robert (Bob) O. Nolan, 91, of Harbor Springs, Mich. died Tuesday April 10, 2012. Raised in New Jersey and North Carolina, Nolan joined the United States Marine Corps and served his country in the South Pacific in WWII. He was retired due to disability in 1946, and continued his education...
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TEDS-M results: Countries that best prepare math teachers share similarities

April 16, 2012

Countries that best prepare math teachers meet several key conditions generally lacking in the United States, according to the first international study of what teacher preparation programs are able to accomplish. The IEA study, led by Michigan State University, suggests that in countries such as Taiwan and Singapore, future math teachers are better prepared...
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Youngs, Kang receive research awards from AERA

April 12, 2012
Youngs, Kang receive research awards from AERA

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) division focused on Teaching and Teacher Education (Div. K) will present two awards to individuals from the MSU College of Education this year. Peter Youngs, associate professor of teacher education, was selected to receive the Early Career Award, and Hosun Kang, a 2011 Ph.D. graduate of teacher education, is receiving the...
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Floden, Ball selected for panel to assess teacher preparation

April 3, 2012

A new research project launched by the National Academy of Education and George Washington University aims to assess a hot-button issue: the methods used to evaluate teacher education programs. The project’s steering committee, chaired by Michael J. Feuer, includes Robert Floden, a University Distinguished Professor of education at Michigan State University, and MSU College of Education...
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