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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 »

Educational Psychology and Educational Technology programs to receive national award

Educational Psychology and Educational Technology programs to receive national award

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has selected the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology’s (EPET) program at Michigan State University to receive the Best Practice Award for the Innovative Use of Technology. The award honors the full collection of EPET academic programs, including a certificate, master’s degree and doctorate, all of which are… Read More »

Greenhow snags #5 spot on top 100 web-savvy profs list

Greenhow snags #5 spot on top 100 web-savvy profs list

Christine Greenhow, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE), has been named to Best Online Universities, LLC’s list of Top 100 Web-Savvy Professors. Best Online Universities promotes online education by providing  information to potential students through its site, BestOnlineUniversities.com. “We believe deeply in the educational power of technology,” said… Read More »

Beyond Bieber: Twitter redefines student learning

Beyond Bieber: Twitter redefines student learning

Twitter, best known as the 140-character social-networking site where Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga chit-chat with fans, has become a new literary format that is improving student learning, a new study argues. Christine Greenhow, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE) in the MSU College of Education, found that… Read More »

College, MSU Museum appoints informal education specialist

College, MSU Museum appoints informal education specialist

Denice Blair Leach, who received her Ph.D. from the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET) Program at Michigan State University, has been named informal education specialist at the MSU Museum and MSU College of Education. Leach, who was a visiting assistant professor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky., will develop educational programs for… Read More »

iPads available for classes through new loaner program

iPads available for classes through new loaner program

The Center for Teaching and Technology (CTT) in the MSU College of Education will launch a new program this fall providing faculty the opportunity to explore the use of iPads in the classroom with their students for an entire semester. The course loaner program will provide an iPad for the faculty member and each student… Read More »

College of Education courses win AT&T awards for instructional technology

College of Education courses win AT&T awards for instructional technology

Three courses from the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education have been recognized among the university’s best when it comes to incorporating technology in ways that enhance teaching and learning. The annual Awards Competition in Instructional Technology is generously funded by AT&T and organized by Michigan State University’s office of Libraries, Computing and… Read More »

Podcast aired on professor’s flipped classroom experience

Podcast aired on professor’s flipped classroom experience

Ken Frank of the MSU College of Education is one professor who has caught on to a new trend in hybrid teaching: flipped classrooms. Frank recently spoke with Alex Galarza and Andrea Zellner on MSU’s GradHacker podcast about his support of the breakthough pedagological method. (Cued in at the 19-minute mark.) Zellner is a Ph.D.… Read More »

Greenhow to speak at national cyberlearning summit

Greenhow to speak at national cyberlearning summit

Less than a month into her time as assistant professor at Michigan State University’s College of Education, Christine Greenhow has been sharing her research on social media, as pertaining to global education and policy, in high profile ways. CQ Researcher, a weekly publication on trending issues, recently featured Greenhow in their issue on Digital Media,… Read More »

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 »