Tag Archives: Award

EPET student wins doctoral fellowship for research on online reading

EPET student wins doctoral fellowship for research on online reading

Michelle Schira Hagerman, a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology program at MSU, has received a $20,000 award to support her dissertation research on online reading comprehension. The one year fellowship, which runs from September 2011 to September 2012, comes from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Originally from… Read More »

Three professors named Lilly Teaching Fellows

Three professors named Lilly Teaching Fellows

Three faculty members in the Department of Teacher Education — Alicia Alonzo, Jeff Bale and Kristen Bieda — have been selected as recipients of the Lilly Teaching Fellowship at Michigan State University. The fellowship provides tenure-stream faculty with an opportunity to engage in a year-long exploration of the robust scholarship on effective practices in university… Read More »

Students win MSU awards for undergraduate research

Students win MSU awards for undergraduate research

Three students with connections to the College of Education received first-place awards for research  presentations at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). The event, held April 8, 2011, gives Michigan State University students an opportunity to share and gain feedback on their own scholarship.   The winners were: –  Rebecca Sawyer, a secondary… 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 »

MSU intern named Michigan Student Teacher of the Year

MSU intern named Michigan Student Teacher of the Year

Child development graduate Kathryn Kosko, who is completing her fifth-year internship in Detroit through the College of Education, has been selected as the 2010-11 Michigan Student Teacher/Intern of the Year. She will receive the award during a dinner and ceremony on April 8, 2011. The competition is coordinated by the Michigan Association of Teacher Educators.… Read More »

Kinesiology student wins best poster presentation

Kinesiology student wins best poster presentation

Kimbo Yee, a doctoral student in kinesiology, received an award for best poster presentation during the 10th Annual Pediatric Research Day at MSU. Yee’s poster described the effectiveness of Fit Kids 360, a weight management program developed by the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Healthy Weight Center, community groups and local advocates, including two pediatricians: Dr.… Read More »

Schneider wins career research award in sociology of education

Schneider wins career research award in sociology of education

Professor Barbara Schneider will be honored for addressing real problems in practice through exemplary career research contributions in the field of sociology of education. She was selected to receive the Elizabeth G. Cohen Distinguished Career in Applied Sociology of Education Award. The award is given every two years by the Sociology of Education SIG (special… Read More »

Ph.D. student Min Sun wins AERA Dissertation Grant

Ph.D. student Min Sun wins AERA Dissertation Grant

Min Sun, a doctoral student in the Educational Policy and Measurement and Quantitative Methods programs at MSU, has received a $20,000 AERA grant to support her dissertation research in the coming year. The American Educational Research Association (AERA) awards up to 15 Dissertation Grants each year to researchers who are addressing important education policy issues… Read More »

Youngs receives Outstanding Reviewer Award

Youngs receives Outstanding Reviewer Award

Peter Youngs, assistant professor of teacher education, received a 2009 Outstanding Reviewer Award from AERA for his work reviewing Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. Youngs received the honor from the journal’s editor during the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Denver this spring.

Zhao wins MAISA Education Fellows Award

Zhao wins MAISA Education Fellows Award

University Distinguished Professor Yong Zhao has been selected to receive the Education Fellows Award from MAISA (the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators) for his leadership and service to public education. The award is given each year to an individual who places service above self interest and advocates on behalf of intermediate and K-12 school… Read More »