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    March 21, 2019

    Picking Brackets with the Experts: Bracketology Science

    March Madness is upon us. Even if you are not a fan of basketball, chances are you might still end up filling out a tournament bracket. After all, the art of filling out an NCAA Tournament bracket has become a cultural moment—and a big business. Just doing a quick search online or browsing through newsstands […]

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    March 11, 2019

    Breaking down bullying: FSU College of Education Research

    This article originally appeared online at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/03/11/breaking-down-bullying-fsu-researchers-find-girls-more-likely-to-notice-interpret-and-intervene/ by Kara Irby. Forget what you’ve heard about mean girls; new research from Florida State University finds girls are far more likely than boys to notice instances of bullying and interpret them as emergencies. Those findings were recently published in the Journal of Early Adolescence. Lyndsay Jenkins is an […]

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    March 7, 2019

    March 2019 Student News

    March 19, 2019 James Hernandez (Learning and Cognition Ph.D.) advanced in the Master’s-in-Four competition. As a finalist, Hernandez will give a presentation on April 4 in the FSU Student Life Building. The winner of the competition will receive a cash prize. Presenters have just four minutes and four slides in a presentation to explain their […]

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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 21, 2019 Lyndsay Jenkins, assistant professor in School Psychology, recently published an article in the Journal of School Psychology. The article, titled “Social emotional learning (SEL) practices in schools: Effects on perceptions of bullying victimization,” examines the experiences of nearly 3000 public school students with social emotional learning. The article can be viewed for […]

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    March 2019 Alumni News

    March 7, 2019 Monique Ositelu Higher Education Ph.D. ’18 Monique Ositelu was selected by the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education to be a 2019 Dissertation of the Year award recipients. Ositelu’s dissertation was about NCAA D1 academic reform and was described by the selection committee as “field shifting.” Ositelu will present her research […]

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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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