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    November 28, 2018

    Four Reasons for Teachers to get a Master’s Degree

    Teachers, we know what you’re probably thinking. On top of teaching every day, a huge stack of assignments to grade, and lesson planning to do, completing a master’s program is probably the last thing on your mind, but we’ve got four good reasons why it should be at the top of your list. Getting a […]

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    November 14, 2018

    International Education at FSU: Celebrating Diversity

    Every year, International Education Week highlights the accomplishments of students and education programs that seek to build a global community. At Florida State’s College of Education, our international students bring unique experiences and diverse voices to enrich our classrooms. We have students from all over the world with more than 50 countries represented, including South […]

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    November 1, 2018

    Learning Design & Performance Technology: Evolution of ISLT

    It’s not a stretch to say that Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies (ISLT) was born and forged at Florida State. What started in the 1960s as a minor in Educational Research, known as computer-assisted instruction (CAI), became one of the world’s first Instructional Systems programs in 1972. Now, a little more than 40 years later, […]

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    August 30, 2018

    A Better Back to School: How to Thrive in Fall 2018

    Whether this is your first semester at Florida State University or you have graduation in sight, back to school is an exciting time. Even if you are an “old pro” when it comes to being a college student, the start of every semester can still feel exciting and even overwhelming at times. But fear not! […]

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    August 29, 2018

    Teaching and Learning

    Faculty and student scholars from across the College of Education at Florida State University are conducting research addressing the theme of “Teaching and Learning.” Topics covered include how to improve teaching and teachers at both the K-12 and college levels, faculty-student interaction, teachers’ professional development, teaching strategies for different domains, student motivation, models of formative […]

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    August 8, 2018

    2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards Spotlight, Part 2

    The Florida State University College of Education’s Distinguished Alumni Awards honor the best of our graduates. Part two of our series spotlights Patricia Clements, who won the Government and Community Service Award, Cay Holbrook, who won the Postsecondary Systems Award, and Janet Pilcher, who won the Business & Industry Award. You can also read part […]

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    July 19, 2018

    2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards Spotlight, Part 1

    Every year, Florida State University’s College of Education spotlights extraordinary alumni during the Distinguished Alumni Awards. For more than 25 years, the College of Education has given out a number of awards to recognize work done in a number of fields. This year, the College gave out six awards across five categories, including K-12 Education, […]

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    May 9, 2018

    Learning Evolved: Online Master’s Degree

    For those of us who lived through Y2K, it’s almost funny to reflect on the tension and fear leading up to the New Year. When the clocks hit midnight on December 31, we were warned that computers would go haywire, data would disappear, and life as we know it would come to a standstill. Of […]

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    April 30, 2018

    What Can You Do with a Teaching Degree (Besides Teaching)?

    Not everyone who goes to college knows what they want to do with the rest of their lives. Most people can agree on that idea. What most people don’t as often acknowledge is that not everyone who completes college knows what they want to do afterwards. For some people, a degree is a stepping stone […]

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    April 5, 2018

    Autism Awareness Month at FSU’s College of Education

    One in 68 children born in the United States are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The diagnosis rate has increased over the years, prompting researchers to investigate ASD. FSU’s College of Education faculty have joined the research efforts and have added valuable insight into the debate over the years. As part of Autism Awareness […]

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    March 28, 2018

    FSU’s College of Education: Beyond the Numbers

    U.S. News and World Report recently released its rankings for top graduate schools in the country. FSU’s College of Education saw its graduate program jump six spots, claiming #35 among public universities. We’re proud to be recognized for the work that our students and faculty do, and we know that FSU’s College of Education is […]

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    March 14, 2018

    Remembering the Legacy of Stephen Hawking

    Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up. […]

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    March 12, 2018

    Welcomed Wellness: Why Wellness Should Be on Our Minds

    Whether you are an undergraduate, a graduate student, or a professional entering the workforce, you know that life can get a little overwhelming. Managing school, work, personal relationships, workout routines, and social activities can be challenging. Everything seems to be so important that we lose sight of the most important part of our lives: ourselves. […]

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    March 8, 2018

    Femina Perfecta: Honoring Women in the College of Education

    Before there was Florida State University, there was the Florida State College for Women. The College, the third largest women’s college in the nation at its height, contributed to the overall identity of modern day FSU, down to its current seal. In fact, the seal for the Florida State College for Women and FSU’s seal […]

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    February 19, 2018

    Diversity in the Classroom

    As we celebrate Black History Month, we are exploring the topic of diversity in the classroom. We reached out to , . , teaching faculty in FSU’s Elementary Education program, for her thoughts.   1) How can teachers can make their classrooms more diverse? There is a broad range of lived experiences brought into the […]

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    February 8, 2018

    How STEM Education Helps Humanity Reach the Stars

    The February 6 launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy’the most powerful operational rocket in the world’is one for the history books. The enormous rocket, which measures 70 meters and can carry 64 metric tons into space, launched Elon Musk’s personal Tesla roadster into space while blasting the late David Bowie’s iconic Life on Mars? To a […]

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    January 18, 2018

    Starting a Doctoral Program: Advice for Future Students

    Starting a doctoral program can be daunting. But fear not there are lots of people who have been in your shoes with plenty of helpful tips to ease you into the transition. We asked current Higher Education doctoral student, Allison Peters, for her advice to future students looking to pursue a doctoral degree:   Get […]

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    January 16, 2018

    Super Bowl LII: A Breakdown of the Big Event

    As the nation gears up for Super Bowl LII, we sat down with some of our faculty members and students in the Department of Sport Management for their take on the big event. The Super Bowl is the largest single sporting event in American culture and is also quite popular internationally. Why? What makes the […]

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    December 4, 2017

    Out-of-School Influences on Learning and Instruction

    Faculty and students from across the College of Education at Florida State University are conducting research focused on out-of-school influences on learning and instruction. Their work on these issues highlights important considerations for teaching and learning in whatever contexts it occurs, both in the U.S. and around the world. The wide range of topics covered […]

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    November 9, 2017

    School Psychology Awareness Week 2017

    November 13-17 is National School Psychology Awareness Week. The goal of this week is to recognize the role that school psychologists play in schools and to join others across the country in making a commitment to be agents of positive change in schools. This year’s theme is Power Up! Be a Positive Charge. Read on […]

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