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    September 11, 2020

    Student Spotlight: Charlotte Hayes

    Name: Charlotte Hayes Major: Higher Education Hometown: Alexandria, VA (right outside Washington, D.C.) What made you choose the FSU Higher Education Program? The FSU Higher Ed program was recommended to me by a mentor. I was unsure if I wanted to go to grad school in Florida (the heat and humidity initially sounded less than […]

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    September 3, 2020

    Getting the Most out of Zoom for Students

    Zoom arguably has become the most important tool in education, as schools and universities across the world adopt the video conferencing program for their virtual classroom needs. Many students, teachers and faculty members appreciate the program’s easy-to-use interface and features. However, while the basic functions might be straightforward, there are definitely some things to consider […]

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    September 2020 Student News

    September 6, 2020 Morgan Jones  (Sport Management B.S. student) was chosen to serve on a committee to select the new ACC commissioner. Jones is just one of five student athletes to serve on the committee and will join FSU President Thrasher as representatives from the university. Jones is regarded as a standout defensive player for […]

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    September 2, 2020

    September 2020 Faculty News

    September 3, 2020 Dr. Miray Tekkumru-Kisa, assistant professor of Science Education, published an article in the Journal of Research in Science Technology with Courtney Preston, assistant professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Dr. Zahid Kisa, research faculty at the Learning Systems Institute, Elif Oz (Education Policy and Evaluation Ph.D. ’20), and Jennifer Morgan (Science […]

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    September 1, 2020

    September 2020 Alumni News

    September 2, 2020 Three sport psychology alumni, Matthew Bird (Ph.D. ’18), Elmer Castillo (Ph.D. ’18) and Matteo Luzzeri (Ph.D. ’20), published an article in the Journal of Sport Psychology in Action titled “Performance Profiling: Theoretical Foundations, Applied Implementations and Practitioner Reflections.”   September 1, 2020 Megan Hollis (Higher Education M.S. ’10) and Tracey Lord (Higher […]

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    August 28, 2020

    Zoom Tips for a Better Virtual Classroom

    Is there a platform that has become more ubiquitous in education than Zoom? What was a relatively unknown video conferencing software suddenly became the lifeline of educators and students across the world. While it’s far from a perfect program (much less a perfect solution to a bad situation), it is what many teachers, professors and […]

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    August 17, 2020

    August 2020 Student News

    August 24, 2020 Allen Clay Jr. (Higher Education master’s student) and Erica Wiborg (Higher Education Ph.D. student) contributed to a paper with Dr. Cameron Beatty titled “COVID-19 in Florida: A Breakdown of Disparities in the Black Population June & July 2020.”  The report was funded by the FSU Office of Research and aims to summarize […]

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    August 10, 2020

    August 2020 Faculty News

    August 31, 2020 Dr. Stacy Chambers, superintendent of Florida State University Schools, announced that FSUS has received the Florida Public Charter Schools Program Remote Learning and Access Due to Covid-19 Grant from the Florida Department of Education.  The $434,250 grant will be used to purchase teacher laptops, student Chromebooks and classroom web cameras. “The extra […]

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    August 2020 Alumni News

    August 31, 2020 Amirul Mukminin International and Multicultural Education Ph.D. ’12 Amirul Mukminin was promoted to become a full professor in Educational Policy by the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture. He works at the Graduate School/Faculty of Education, Universitas Jambi, Indonesia. On top of the doctoral degree earned from FSU, he also earned a […]

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    July 10, 2020

    July 2020 Alumni News

    July 27, 2020 Darren Brooks Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies Ph.D. ’09 Darren Brooks helped write an article that appeared in the Harvard Business Review titled “How to Cope with That ‘Always-On’ Feeling.” The article deals with the effects of working from home and the feeling of constantly being connected via messaging apps to work, […]

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    July 2020 Student News

    July 28, 2020 Carly Block (Sport Psychology Ph.D. student) wrote an article that appeared in the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology titled “What does it mean to be ‘mentally tough’ as a NCAA division I collegiate coach?” The article examines what mental toughness at some of the highest level of competition looks like by interviewing twelve […]

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    July 2, 2020

    July 2020 Faculty News

    July 31, 2020 Dr. Amy Chan Hyung Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Sport Management, published an article titled “Sport participation and happiness among older adults: A mediating role of social capital” in the Journal of Happiness Studies. The article looks at ways that sport participation can boost the social and psychological health of […]

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    June 30, 2020

    Sport Management 2020 Internships

    One of the things that make the Sport Management program at Florida State University one of the best in the country is its focus on connecting students with a sprawling network of professionals and internship opportunities. Of course, COVID-19 made this more complicated; however, not even a global pandemic can stop the program’s commitment to […]

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    June 26, 2020

    How Can Educators Support LGBTQ students in K-12

    By Dr. Eunhui Yoon Most people hope that schools can be a safe place for all students so they can grow academically, socially, and emotionally while being protected from violence, aggression, abuse, and fear of being hurt. Even though there is no perfect place, however, I believe most educators, school counselors, admins, and staff members […]

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    June 23, 2020

    FSU College of Education Faculty Anti-Racism Publications

    The anti-racism resource we published at the beginning of June gathered together a number of important sources, resources, literature and media to help educate everyone about the importance of going beyond merely acknowledging racism, but instead adopting ideologies that actively combat racism. Many of the resources on the list come from external sources; however, faculty […]

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    June 8, 2020

    Resources to Support African American Students

    By Dr. Erik Hines and Mia Hines School counselors are in a position to change the narrative and trajectory of African American students. Too often, deficits are highlighted more than strengths, assuming the worst of African American students rather than expecting the best. African American students are overrepresented in special education (Gordon, 2017); yet, underrepresented […]

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    June 3, 2020

    June 2020 Alumni News

    June 30, 2020 Allison Crume Higher Education Ph.D. ’04 Allison Crume was named the new associate vice president and dean of undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida. Previously, Crume was the associate vice president for engagement at Florida State University.     June 29, 2020 Marshall Anthony Jr. Higher Education Ph.D. ’19 Marshall […]

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    June 2, 2020

    Anti-Racism Resources from the FSUCOE

    American society faces hard conversations, brought recently to the forefront by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery; however, it is the same conversation started after the deaths of Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson, Mya Hall, Walter Scott, Sandra Bland and countless others, spanning through the decades and centuries. There will be individuals […]

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    June 1, 2020

    June 2020 Faculty News

    June 30, 2020 Dr. Eunhui Yoon, assistant professor of school counseling, co-authored an article titled “Exploring South Korean heterosexuals’ attitudes towards same-sex relationships, lesbians and gays: A qualitative study” in the Korean Journal of Counseling and Psychotherapy. The study was funded by the Beyond the Rainbow Foundation.   June 24, 2020 Dr. Joshua Newman, professor […]

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    May 18, 2020

    Learning for All: Culturally Relevant & Responsive Education

    Education is generally hailed as a great equalizer. A good education can change lives and open up new possibilities. However, not all classrooms provide the same access to education. Because of that, much attention has been paid to equity and motivating learners. Dr. Alysia Roehrig, associate professor and Learning & Cognition program coordinator, has spent […]

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    May 11, 2020

    Autism Spectrum Disorder Q&A Recap

    On May 7, faculty and staff members from the FSU autism spectrum disorder master’s program answered questions during a virtual Q&A session. We wanted to provide a recap of the most commonly asked questions regarding our autism spectrum disorder graduate program. What is the length of the program? How long does it take to complete? […]

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    May 2020 Student News

    May 7, 2020 Three elementary education students received university honors medallions during a special virtual ceremony. These three students earned at least 18 Honors points in order to fulfill the general honors program requirements. This year’s graduating class had the largest number of honor medallion-recipients to date, with 383 total graduates earning the distinction. “By […]

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    May 6, 2020

    May 2020 Faculty News

    May 30, 2020 College of Education Dean Damon Andrew was invited to be the keynote speaker for the Korean American Association for Sport Management (KAASM) conference, taking place on June 4, 2020. The annual meeting will be conducted as a virtual meeting due to concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dean Andrew will give his thoughts […]

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    May 5, 2020

    May 2020 Alumni News

    May 5, 2020 Jackie Thomas, Jr. Higher Education M.S. ’06 Jackie Thomas, Jr. was selected as a 2020-2021 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellow by the Aspen Institute. The Aspen Institute tries to advance practices that helps higher education by supporting leaders, particularly leaders that promote students of color and low-income students in America. Thomas is currently […]

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    April 27, 2020

    Creating Community in an Online Learning Setting

    On April 24, Dr. Vanessa Dennen gave a webinar on the subject of “Creating Community in an Online Learning Setting.” You can watch the video of the presentation here:   The transcription of the video follows: Jennie Kroeger: Good afternoon. My name is Jennie Kroeger, and I’m the communications director for the FSU College of […]

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