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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 Ella-Mae Daniel, 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 classroom […]

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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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