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    March 1, 2019

    Entrepreneurs in Education: Alumni on the Seminole 100 List

    It is an easy assumption to make that graduates from a college of education go on to be educators. However, our alumni from the Florida State College of Education enter the workforce in a variety of ways, equipped with the skills and passion gained during their time here. Recently, the Jim Moran Institute for Global […]

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    March 2019 Faculty News

    March 28, 2019 Jenny Root, assistant professor of Special Education, conducted two days of professional development. The event was titled “Everyone has something to ADD” and was attended by special education teachers in Maryland.     March 27, 2019 Michael Giardina, professor of Sport Management, recently published a new book. The book, titled Qualitative Inquiry at […]

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    March 2019 Alumni News

    March 30, 2019 Ashley Stafford Elementary Education B.S. ’09 Ashley Stafford won a Golden Apple award. As one of the seven award winners, Stafford will receive a monetary prize as well as a grant from Suncoast Credit Union. Stafford received the award for her exceptional work teaching math to her students. Stafford was also featured […]

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    February 25, 2019

    A Century of Advocacy: Celebrating Margaret K. Lewis

    Margaret K. Lewis, a pioneer in the field of special education and alumna of the FSU College of Education, passed away on Feb. 22 at the age of 100. Lewis graduated in 1939 from what was then known as the Florida State College for Women. She went on to become a special education teacher in […]

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    February 22, 2019

    Undergraduate Women in STEM

    Equal gender representation remains an issue in STEM fields, affecting the success of undergraduate women across STEM disciplines and departments, institutional types and backgrounds. Yet, the gender gap is experienced differently across these conditions. Increasing evidence of this issue has shown the complexity of the problem and has demonstrated the need for further rigorous research […]

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    February 12, 2019

    February 2019 Student News

    February 28, 2019 A number of students presented at the annual AERA conference alongside professor in the School of Teacher Education, Ithel Jones. The talks were: Preschool Science Talk Study (Ithel Jones, Hye Ryung Won, Jaida Condo, Grace Castillo, and Emily Snowden) Field Experiences and Preservice Early Childhood Teachers’ Science Teaching Self Efficacy Beliefs (Ithel […]

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    February 7, 2019

    Sport Management’s Superb Super Bowl Experience

    Every year, millions of people tune in to the Super Bowl, but few get to experience professional football’s big game in person. For students in Florida State’s Sport Management program, the Super Bowl provided more excitement than anyone watching from home could imagine. They got a taste of what they could potentially experience after graduation […]

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    February 6, 2019

    February 2019 Alumni News

    February 25, 2019 Sonja Ardoin Higher Education M.S. ’06 Sonja Ardoin was named a 2019-2021 ACPA Emerging Scholar. The award recognizes individuals who are early in his or her student affairs career. Ardoin also won the 2019 Socioeconomic and Class Issues in Higher Education KC Outstanding Service to NASPA Award.   February 25, 2019 Spencer […]

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    February 1, 2019

    February 2019 Faculty News

    February 27, 2019 Gershon Tenenbaum, the Benjamin S. Bloom Professor of Educational Psychology and Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology, was featured in an article found in the March 2019 edition of Monitor on Psychology. The article, titled “The Athletic Brain,” explores how an athlete’s brain works during competition and training, in particular eye movement. […]

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    January 31, 2019

    Super Bowl, Super Data: Sports Analytics Change the Game

    It is undeniable that the Super Bowl is one of the biggest events of the year, regardless if you love football or couldn’t care less about sports in general. Almost every year the Super Bowl is the most watched event on American television, and few events can compare in terms of impact on the entertainment […]

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    January 29, 2019

    Real Superheroes: How FSU Helps Improve Literacy Rates

    Reading is closely tied to a child’s development, which explains why so many educators and researchers are wary of the lack of reading time in American homes. According to a 2017 study conducted by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 65% of American fourth graders do not read at “a proficient level.” To help […]

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    January 25, 2019

    FSU Sport Management @ the College Football Playoffs

    Education is a journey, and some journeys are epic. For Jason Pappas, teaching faculty and director of undergraduate practicum in the department of Sport Management, helping students enjoy epic experiences is just part of the job. Recently, Pappas brought eight FSU Sport Management students to San Jose, CA for the College Football Playoffs to get […]

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    January 23, 2019

    January 2019 Student News

    January 23, 2019 Tamara Quiney, a master’s student in the Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies program, was named one of six students selected for a scholarship from the Association of Talent Development (ATD). ATD is a professional organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. As part […]

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    January 11, 2019

    New Year, New You: Study Habits for the New Semester

    Every new year is a fresh start, just like every semester is a chance to learn, grow, and make better habits. Unlike New Year’s resolutions, however, you can decide on better and new study habits whenever; there’s never a bad time to start getting the most out of your study time! We asked some Florida […]

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    January 10, 2019

    January 2019 Faculty News

    January 31, 2019 Betsy Becker, Mode L. Stone Distinguished Professor of Educational Statistics in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, was an author on an article published in BMJ Global Health. The article is titled “Synthesising quantitative evidence in systematic reviews of complex health interventions” and can be found in January 2019, Volume 4. […]

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    January 9, 2019

    January 2019 Alumni News

    Kenneth A. Kiewra January 31, 2019 Educational Psychology Ph.D. ’82 Kenneth Kiewra has written a recently published trade book for parents (scholars, educators, and coaches, too) on talent development. The book, titled Nurturing Children’s Talents, provides steps on how parents can  help their child develop talent in a variety of activities. The book looks at […]

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    January 3, 2019

    How the FSUCOE is Changing How We Think About Autism

    For years, Florida State’s College of Education has conducted invaluable research on helping students with autism. While many organizations and institutions search for a cure or cause of autism, the College and its many faculty members conducting research on autism focus on the effects of autism on the student experience, how faculty and staff can […]

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    December 19, 2018

    Why Schoolwork Outside of School Time Might Matter

    As winter break approaches for most schools, many students may be taking school home with them for the holidays. To get some perspective, we talked to Drs. Nicole Patton Terry and Alysia Roehrig about their thoughts on the issue of schoolwork outside of school time. Here’s what they had to say:   Homework over winter […]

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    December 10, 2018

    December 2018 Alumni News

    Shawn Kent December 18, 2018 Special Education Ph.D. 2015 Shawn Kent received the 2019 Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research Early Career Publication Award. The prestigious award is given annually to an individual who has recently (within five years) received their doctoral degree and has published outstanding research. The specific publication acknowledged in the […]

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    December 9, 2018

    December 2018 Faculty News

    December 30, 2018 Deb Osborn, associate professor of Psychological and Counseling Services in the Educational Psychology and Learning Systems Department, recently published two articles in collaboration with a recent alumnus and a current doctoral student. The first publication, co-authored with Pei-Chun Hou (Counseling Psychology/School Psychology Ph.D. ’18), is titled “Predicting the Vocational Identity of International and […]

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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 10, 2018

    November 2018 Alumni News

    Charlie Ward November 29, 2018 Rehabilitation Services B.S. ’94 Charlie Ward (third from right) Charlie Ward received the Vires Award on November 28. He received the honor for “his sustained embodiment of the principles of integrity, hard work and concern for others.” From the press release: Ward, a two-sport star athlete, won the 1993 Heisman Trophy, […]

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    November 2018 Faculty News

    November 29, 2018 Toby Park, associate professor of Economics of Education and Education Policy in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and associate director of the Center for Postsecondary Success, has won the Transformation Through Teaching (T3) award. The award honors full-time faculty who have an intellectual, inspirational and integrative impact in student’s […]

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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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