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Colen and Collaborators Translate “Classroom Discussions in Math”

Jung Colen of the Developmental Studies Department and her collaborators translated into Korean a popular mathematics education textbook, Classroom Discussions in Math: A Teacher's Guide for Using Talk Moves to Support the Common Core and More.

Posted on 12/6/2016 1:26:32 PM

Peer Advisors Offer Final Exam Preparation Workshop

Feeling overwhelmed with all you need to accomplish before the end of the semester? The peer advisors are offering a workshop that addresses how to prepare and study for final exams.

Posted on 11/29/2016 12:17:48 PM

Refugee Working Group Presents Workshop

The Refugee Working Group, comprised of IUP faculty, Indiana community members, and others from the region, is sponsoring a three-part workshop, “Crossing Borders: Issues and Consequences for Refugees,” to take place Thursday, November 3.

Posted on 11/2/2016 12:39:21 PM

Peer Advisors Offer Time Management Workshop

Hope to get back on track after viewing your mid-term grades? The peer advisors are offering time management workshops on Wednesdays and Thursdays to get your life back on track.

Posted on 10/25/2016 1:41:34 PM

Schaffrath Publishes on Golding's “The Spire” and Bakhtin's “Concept of Architectonics”

Stephan Schaffrath, Department of Developmental Studies, published "Golding's The Spire as an Architectonic Novel." The paper recently appeared in the March 2016 issue of Purdue's CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture.

Posted on 9/21/2016 1:13:47 PM

Ali Presents on Developmental Math in 21st-Century Classrooms

Parveen Ali presented "Developmental Math in the 21st-Century Classroom" at the 16th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, which was held in Granada, Spain, on July 27–29, 2016.

Posted on 9/21/2016 1:13:00 PM

Erwin and Racchini Present on First-Year Experience Advising Model

At the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) conference located in Anaheim, California, Meghan Erwin and Amber Racchini presented “An Examination of First-Year Experience (FYE) Advising Model in Developmental Education.”

Posted on 5/4/2016 1:35:16 PM

Dawkins Presents on Refugee Resettlement

At the 2016 annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association for Developmental Education (PADE), Susan Dawkins demonstrated a training activity in her session, "Refugee Pathways: Navigating the Currents of a New Culture." 

Posted on 5/2/2016 1:13:42 PM

Dawkins and Faust Present Advising Case Study

At the Pennsylvania Association for Developmental Education conference, Susan Dawkins and Luke Faust presented their study of a successful advisor-student dyad in a developmental education program.

Posted on 4/15/2016 1:54:41 PM

Faust Presents on PACE Program

Luke Faust presented a session on the summer Punxsutawney Advanced College Experience at the annual Pennsylvania Association for Developmental Education conference.

Posted on 4/15/2016 1:45:09 PM

Schaffrath Presents on Chaos Theory and Developmental Education

Stephan Schaffrath presented on Chaos Theory and Developmental Education at this year's annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Education in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 4/15/2016 1:42:11 PM

Jenkins Joins Panel of Experts at Pennsylvania Association for Developmental Education

Melvin Jenkins, chairperson of the Department of Developmental Studies, was an invited participant on a panel of experts to discuss the topic "Generating Light from All This Heat" at the Pennsylvania Association for Developmental Education statewide conference (March 30–April 1, 2016).  

Posted on 4/15/2016 1:35:58 PM

Colen Presents on Integration of Mathematics with Other Subjects

At the American Education Research Association annual meeting, Jung Colen of the Developmental Studies Department, with Andrea McCloskey (Pennsylvania State University), presented "Is STEM Education a Thing? The Integration of Mathematics with Other Subjects in Teacher Journals," a research study on integration of mathematics with science and social studies.

Posted on 4/12/2016 10:07:15 PM

Racchini and Davidson Receive International Tutor Training Program Certification

Amber Racchini and Keith Davidson (graduate student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program) received International Tutor Training Program Certification from the College Reading and Learning Association.

Posted on 4/5/2016 1:02:24 PM

Colen and Colen Publish Paper on Math Talk

Jung Colen of the Developmental Studies Department and Yong S. Colen of the Mathematics Department, along with the co-author, Jinho Kim (Daegu National University of Education), publish a paper titled “Elementary School Teachers Facilitation of Math Talk” in the fall issue of the Proceedings of the Jangjeon Mathematical Society in South Korea.

Posted on 11/16/2015 12:51:07 PM

Dawkins and Faust Present on Developmental Advising

Susan Dawkins and Luke Faust presented a case study titled, "When Does Developmental Advising End?"

Posted on 11/11/2015 11:36:34 AM

Schaffrath to Publish on Trauma Response in Individuals

Stephan Schaffrath, educational adviser in the Department of Developmental Studies, will publish a reflection on individual trauma response on those from varying backgrounds. The paper will be published in the Midwest Quarterly, spring 2016.

Posted on 10/5/2015 11:36:27 AM

Dawkins Presents on Gender Norms and Stereotypes at Carnegie Mellon University

In spring 2015, Susan Dawkins presented her research on issues of rhetoric and diversity at MOSAIC, Carnegie Mellon University’s annual conference on gender. Dawkins discussed “When Empowerment Disempowers: How Empowerment Initiatives Reinforce Gender Norms and Stereotypes.”

Posted on 5/5/2015 3:58:44 PM

College Undergraduate Success Program (CUSP) Early Entrance Experience Registration is Open

CUSP, an early-entrance experience for first-year students scheduled during the week before the Fall semester, includes a one-credit course, workshops, seminars, a common reading experience, tours, and other informational and social activities.

Posted on 3/4/2015 4:27:08 PM

113 Developmental Studies Students Earn Dean’s List

Congratulations to the 113 Developmental Studies students who earned the academic honor of Dean’s List in the fall 2014 semester

Posted on 2/20/2015 8:17:35 AM

Ali Studies Math Students’ Problem Solving Procedures

Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, published her research paper titled “Assessing Developmental Students’ Number Sense: A Case Study” in the fall 2014 issue of NADE Digest.

Posted on 1/23/2015 8:43:44 AM

College Success Workshop: Resources for YOU at IUP

The next College Success Workshop explores the services offered across the IUP campus. September 23, 6:00–6:50 p.m., 204 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 9/17/2014 4:04:36 PM

College Success Series: Get Ready for Final Exams!

On Tuesday, April 22 at 6:00 p.m. in room 312 Pratt Hall is the last College Success workshop for spring term. 

Posted on 4/16/2014 3:14:47 PM

Awards to Outstanding Developmental Studies Students

See photos of Developmental Studies students who achieved academic excellence in the Fall 2013 semester, and of ACT 101 students who made the Dean’s list.

Posted on 4/14/2014 8:46:03 AM

College Success Workshop: Finishing Strong: End-of-Term Tips

College Success Workshop series continues with "Finishing Strong: End-of-Term Tips"

Posted on 4/11/2014 8:37:21 AM

College Success Workshop: “Stop Procrastinating; Stay Motivated”

This workshop is on Tuesday, April 8, and is open to all IUP undergraduate students; attendance slips are available.

Posted on 4/4/2014 10:22:03 AM

College Success Workshop: How to Improve Your Memory

The College Success Workshop series continues with “How to Improve Your Memory” on Tuesday, April 1.

Posted on 3/28/2014 10:23:14 AM

College Success Workshop: Evaluate Yourself!

The College Success Workshop Series continues with “Mid-Term: Evaluate Yourself.” Open to all IUP undergraduate students. Attendance slips available. Tuesday, March 25, 6:00–6:50 p.m. in 312 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 3/24/2014 12:15:08 PM

College Success Workshop: Tips for Using Textbooks Wisely

Tuesday, March 4, 6:00–6:50 p.m. in 312 Pratt Hall. Open to all IUP undergraduate students.

Posted on 3/3/2014 10:16:56 AM

College Success Workshop: Using Your Undergraduate Catalog

The College Success Workshop Series continues with "Using Your Undergraduate Catalog" on Tuesday, February 25.

Posted on 2/20/2014 11:33:34 AM

College Success Workshop: How to Use MyIUP

The workshop “How to Use MyIUP” will meet on Tuesday, February 18, from 6:00–6:50 p.m. in 312 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 2/17/2014 9:51:54 AM

Tips for Using the Library

The College Success Workshop Series continues! The workshop “Tips for using the Library” will meet on Tuesday, February 11.

Posted on 2/10/2014 10:50:12 AM

Spring into Action: Get Organized!

The College Success Workshop Series begins this week.

Posted on 2/3/2014 10:36:43 AM

Academic Support Services Start Date

All academic support services provided by the Department of Developmental Studies will resume for the Spring term on January 27, 2014.

Posted on 1/21/2014 8:49:25 AM

Stressed? We Can Help! (College Success Workshop Series)

Venture into a realm of meditation, deep breathing, exercise, and more! This workshop will take place on Wednesday, November 13, from 8:00–8:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 212.

Posted on 11/12/2013 1:12:02 PM

College Success Workshop: Plagiarism: Are YOU Doing It?

Come and join us to look at the many types of plagiarism that exist and how to avoid them on your next assignment! November 6.

Posted on 10/31/2013 10:36:25 AM

Hamer Publishes Book on “First Semester Success”

Arden Hamer, Developmental Studies, released her new book, First Semester Success, in fall 2013. The book discusses strategies, tips, and techniques that can teach students how to achieve while still enjoying the college experience.

Posted on 10/29/2013 2:10:27 PM

College Success Workshop: Trick or Treat: The “Freshmen 15”

Check out this workshop for tips about healthy eating on campus, and creative ways to incorporate exercise into your daily routine.

Posted on 10/25/2013 10:52:21 AM

Interacting with Your Professors (College Success Workshop)

The seventh event in the College Success Workshop Series takes place on Wednesday, October 23, from 8:00–8:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, Room 212.

Posted on 10/21/2013 9:47:37 AM

How to Fail a Class (College Success Workshop): October 9

Participants will work changing their bad habits into practices that result in higher grades

Posted on 10/3/2013 12:47:58 PM

Test Prep: No Pain, High Gain! (College Success Workshop)

The fourth event in the College Success Workshop Series takes place on Wednesday, October 2, from 8:00–8:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, Room 212.

Posted on 9/30/2013 9:58:13 AM

Resources for YOU at IUP (College Success Workshop Series)

The second event in the College Success Workshop series takes place on Wednesday, September 25, from 8:00–8:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 212.

Posted on 9/23/2013 9:57:06 AM

What Type of Learner are YOU? (College Success Workshop Series)

The second event in the College Success Workshop series takes place on Wednesday, September 18, from 8:00–8:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 212.

Posted on 9/17/2013 1:13:45 PM

College vs. High School: What's Different? (College Success Workshop Series)

The first event in the College Success Workshop series takes place on Wednesday, September 11, from 8:00–8:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 212.

Posted on 9/10/2013 12:55:13 PM

Fall 2013 Academic Support Services

The Fall 2013 schedule for academic support services is posted on the Developmental Studies website.

Posted on 8/2/2013 1:18:13 PM

Don’t Catch Spring Fever: Tips for Staying Motivated

This workshop in the College Success Workshop Series is open to all students and will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2013, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in room 312, Pratt Hall.

Posted on 4/11/2013 3:56:05 PM

How to Improve Your Memory the Old-Fashioned Way

This workshop in the College Success Workshop Series is open to all students and will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Posted on 4/9/2013 1:50:49 PM

Hamer and Lipsky Facilitate Book Discussions at Developmental Education Conference

Sally Lipsky and Arden Hamer, Developmental Studies, reviewed and facilitated discussions on two books at the National Association of Developmental Education conference in Denver in February 2013.

Posted on 4/2/2013 2:18:56 PM

Money Management: Don't Be a Broke College Student, April 3

This College Success Workshop is open to all students and will be held Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 7:00 to 7:50 p.m. in Room 312, Pratt Hall.

Posted on 4/1/2013 10:39:54 AM

Ali Encourages Multiple Procedures for Numerical Problem Solving

Parveen Ali, Developmental Studies, presented “Number Sense in Developmental Students” at the annual conference of the National Association for Developmental Education, February 27–March 2, 2013.

Posted on 3/11/2013 9:17:52 AM

College Success Workshop: The Power of Study Groups

This fifth workshop in the College Success Workshop Series is open to all students and will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in room 312, Pratt Hall.

Posted on 3/7/2013 1:25:05 PM

College Success Workshop: How to Succeed in an Online Course

This third workshop in the College Success Workshop Series is open to all students and will be held Wednesday, February 27, 2013, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in room 312, Pratt Hall. This workshop is limited to 15 students.

Posted on 2/26/2013 10:01:29 AM

College Success Workshop: How the Library Can Help You!

This second workshop in the College Success Workshop Series is open to all students and will be held Wednesday, February 20, 2013, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in room 312, Pratt Hall. This workshop is limited to 15 students.

Posted on 2/19/2013 9:41:43 AM

Spring Back into Action: Get Organized for the Term

This first workshop in the College Success Workshop Series is open to all students and will be held Wednesday, February 13, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in room 312, Pratt Hall.

Posted on 2/12/2013 9:31:14 AM

Lipsky Publishes Third Edition of College Study Textbook

Professor Sally Lipsky, Department of Developmental Studies, has published the third edition of her popular textbook, College Study: The Essential Ingredients. College Study exposes readers to how to make informed choices about learning content that's often new, complex, and changing rapidly, especially given the increasing link between technology and learning.

Posted on 12/6/2012 10:52:54 AM

Stephenson Receives Prestigious Fellows Award from Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association

Stephenson has served the PSTA for over 13 years in capacities ranging from Western College representative to president of the association.

Posted on 12/3/2012 11:40:03 AM

Tips for Final Exams

A free workshop that is open to all students will be held on Wednesday, December 5, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in room 312 of Pratt Hall.

Posted on 11/29/2012 1:49:39 PM

Wang Presents on Critical Thinking at Conference

On November 9, 2012, Danhua Wang presented on the development of critical thinking, reviewed textbooks, and introduced a critical thinking test at the 45th annual conference of the College Learning and Reading Association.

Posted on 11/29/2012 1:43:53 PM

Hamer Facilitates One Book-One Conference Program

Arden Hamer, Developmental Studies, presented a book review of Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out, followed by a facilitated discussion, at the College Reading and Learning Association’s national conference in Houston, Texas, in November 2012.

Posted on 11/27/2012 12:35:17 PM

Workshop: Stressed? We Can Help!

A free workshop that is open to all students will be held on Wednesday, November 28, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in room 312 of Pratt Hall.

Posted on 11/26/2012 11:59:13 AM

Procrastinators Unite... Today! Student Workshop

This success workshop will teach students how to stay on task and keep motivation high for the end of the term. Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Posted on 11/8/2012 1:56:12 PM

Plagiarism: Are YOU Doing It?

This student workshop will look at the many types of plagiarism and how you can avoid them. Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Posted on 10/31/2012 11:33:49 AM

Trick or Treat Workshop: The “Freshman 15”

In this workshop, students will discuss tips for healthy eating on campus and creative ways to incorporate exercise into their daily routines. Wednesday, October 31

Posted on 10/25/2012 1:50:32 PM

Supplemental Instruction Celebrates 15 Years

The latest newsletter from the Center for Learning Enhancement celebrates 15 years of Supplemental Instruction at IUP.

Posted on 10/11/2012 3:21:12 PM

Free Student Workshop: Effective Note Taking Techniques

A workshop, “Effective Note Taking Techniques,” is open to all IUP students on Wednesday, October 17.

Posted on 10/11/2012 3:19:36 PM

Free Student Workshop: How to Fail a Class

Learn how to change bad habits into practices that result in higher grades. Wednesday, October 10, 7:00–7:50 p.m. in 312 Pratt Hall. Open to all IUP students.

Posted on 10/8/2012 11:19:39 AM

Free Test Prep Workshop

A free test prep workshop is being offered by the Department of Developmental Studies.

Posted on 9/28/2012 10:36:36 AM

ECON Tutoring Now Available

Beginning October 3: Walk-In Peer Tutoring is available for ECON 101, 121, and 122 on Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30–8:30 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 212.

Posted on 9/28/2012 10:27:24 AM

Free Student Workshop: Resources For YOU at IUP

"Resources for YOU at IUP", a free workshop, will be offered on Wednesday, September 26, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 312.

Posted on 9/24/2012 11:17:42 AM

What Type of Learner Are You? Free Student Workshop, September 19

A free student workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 312, Pratt Hall. Find out if you're a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner, and discover accompanying strategies that can help you study.

Posted on 9/18/2012 10:34:10 AM

Supplemental Instruction for Students Begins Tuesday, September 4

Supplemental Instruction provides structured, collaborative study/review sessions for courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates.

Posted on 8/28/2012 3:03:51 PM

Lipsky and Dawkins Discuss Integrating Learning Strategies in the Classroom

Sally Lipsky and Susan Dawkins, Department of Developmental Studies, presented “Integrating Learning Strategies to Enhance Classroom Instruction” at the 2012 Summer Faculty Institute at the Community College of Allegheny County.

Posted on 8/27/2012 10:53:38 AM

Ali Compares Experience of Bangladeshi Muslims to Portrayals in Current Literature

Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, presented “Questioning the Template: Bangladeshi Muslim Americans” at the International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations on June 12, 2012.

Posted on 8/27/2012 10:49:21 AM

Free Student Workshop: How To Manage Finals Week

A free student workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. in room 204 of Pratt Hall. This workshop is geared toward giving students valuable information about preparing for finals week.

Posted on 4/30/2012 1:16:45 PM

End of Academic Support Sessions

Please note that all academic support sessions (supplemental instruction, tutoring, workshops) for this semester will end on Friday, May 4, 2012.

Posted on 4/23/2012 2:01:22 PM

Free Student Workshop: Ways to Deal with Stress

A free workshop will be offered on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, from 6:00–6:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 204. This workshop will address how to effectively deal with the stress that college students face, especially around finals!

Posted on 4/19/2012 2:24:51 PM

Free Student Workshop: Dealing with Motivation and Procrastination

A free student workshop will be offered on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. in Pratt Hall, Room 204. This workshop will address how to effectively deal with the procrastination and motivation dilemmas facing students.

Posted on 4/16/2012 11:33:57 AM

Free Student Workshop: The Truth about Plagiarism, April 11

A workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 11, at 6 00 PM in room 204 of Pratt Hall. The title of this hour long presentation is "The Truth About Plagiarism." This event is free, and open to all IUP

Posted on 4/9/2012 11:54:48 AM

Lipsky Publishes Textbooks about Student Success

Sally Lipsky of the Department of Developmental Studies has authored two textbooks about student success in college.

Posted on 4/4/2012 3:01:15 PM

Hamer Copublishes on Students Reading on Screen vs. Paper

Arden Hamer, Department of Developmental Studies, copublished an article, “On-screen vs. On-paper Reading: Students’ Strategy, Usage, and Preferences,” in the fall 2011 edition of the NADE Digest.

Posted on 4/4/2012 12:20:24 PM

Free Student Workshop: Gearing Up for the Last Month of Spring Term

This workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. in room 204 of Pratt Hall.

Posted on 4/2/2012 12:03:36 PM

Free Student Workshop: Midterm Evaluation

A free student workshop, “Midterm Evaluation: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself,” will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. in Pratt Hall, Room 204.

Posted on 3/26/2012 1:07:22 PM

Working Off the Freshman 15: Dorm Room Exercises and Healthy Eating Tips

A free student workshop entitled “Working Off the ‘Freshman 15’” will be offered on Wednesday, March 21, at 6:00 p.m. It will be held in Pratt Hall, room 204.

Posted on 3/20/2012 1:14:52 PM

Free Student Workshop: Tips for Taking Tests

A workshop entitled “Tips for Taking Tests” will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. in room 204 of Pratt Hall. This event is free and is open to all students.

Posted on 3/6/2012 1:51:45 PM

Language Tutoring Now Available

The Department of Developmental Studies will offer walk-in tutoring assistance starting March 5, 2012.

Posted on 3/1/2012 1:05:01 PM

Free Student Workshop: “Don’t be a Broke College Student”

A workshop entitled “Financial Tips: Don’t be a Broke College Student” will be offered on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. in room 204 of Pratt Hall.

Posted on 2/28/2012 3:40:39 PM

Student Workshop: Benefits of Professors' Office Hours

A free workshop on the benefits of visiting professors during their office hours will be held on February 22, 2012, from 6:00–6:50 p.m. in room 204 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 2/16/2012 1:09:21 PM

Economics Tutoring Now Available

The Department of Developmental Studies is now offering walk-in tutoring assistance for ECON 101, 121, and 122.

Posted on 2/16/2012 1:03:55 PM

Free Note Taking Workshop

“Strategies for Effective Note Taking” is a free workshop open to all IUP students on Wednesday, February 15.

Posted on 2/13/2012 1:36:22 PM

New Student Workshop! Spring Back: Get Organized for the Term

This workshop, open to all IUP students, will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, from 6:00–6:50 p.m. in room 210 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 2/3/2012 1:21:53 PM

Supplemental Instruction and Math Tutoring Schedule

Supplemental Instruction and Math Tutoring sessions begin the week of January 30 in Pratt Hall.

Posted on 1/27/2012 12:31:30 PM

Ali and Dawkins Publish on Student Math Performance in Academic Exchange Quarterly

Parveen Ali and Susan Dawkins, faculty in the Department of Developmental Studies, published an article on the relationship between students’ attitude toward and performance in math courses.

Posted on 1/10/2012 4:15:01 PM

Student Workshop: Exams? Piece of Cake!

A workshop offering helpful tips for taking final exams will be held on Wednesday, December 7, from 7:00-7:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall Room 204. This is the last workshop for Fall term and is open to all IUP students.

Posted on 12/5/2011 11:04:03 AM

Carlson Receives Carolyn Wilkie Fund Award

Seth Carlson, a junior-level student majoring in Health and Physical Education, received the first Carolyn Wilkie Fund award from the Department of Developmental Studies.

Posted on 11/30/2011 1:26:22 PM

Student Workshop: Around the World of Finals

A free student workshop about preparing for final exam week will be held on Wednesday, November 30, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in room 204, Pratt Hall.

Posted on 11/28/2011 11:47:03 AM

Free Student Workshop: Stop Stressing, Start Living!

A workshop entitled “Stop Stressing, Start Living!” takes place on Wednesday, November 16, in room 208 in Pratt Hall.

Posted on 11/14/2011 11:36:57 AM

Student Workshop: Finish First, Stop Procrastinating NOW!

A free workshop open to all IUP students, “Finish First: Stop Procrastinating NOW!” will be held on Wednesday, November 9, from 7:00 to 7:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 209.

Posted on 11/4/2011 12:05:54 PM

Student Workshop: “Trudging thru the Molasses Swamp: Get Motivated with Candy Land”

A free workshop open to all IUP students, “Trudging thru the Molasses Swamp: Get Motivated with Candy Land,” will be offered on Wednesday, November 2, from 7:00 to 7:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, Room 209.

Posted on 10/31/2011 1:47:26 PM

Free Workshop: “Take Notes, Read, Play Pong!”

A free workshop open to all students, “Take Notes, Read, Play Pong!” will take place on Wednesday, October 26, from 7:00 to 7:50 p.m. in room 209 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 10/21/2011 2:08:29 PM

Updated Walk-In Tutorial Assistance Schedule

The walk-in tutorial assistance schedule has been updated. For more information, visit the Walk-In Tutorial Assistance website.

Posted on 10/18/2011 1:47:01 PM

Feel Like You Have No Time?

Come to the “Help with Time Management” workshop on Wednesday, October 19, from 7:00–7:50 p.m. in 209 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 10/13/2011 1:28:23 PM

Free Student Workshop: “Midterm: Let’s Get Real”

A free workshop, “Midterm: Let’s Get Real,” will be offered for students on Wednesday, October 12, from 7:00 to 7:50 p.m. in room 209 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 10/7/2011 12:13:53 PM

Student Workshop: Professor and Classroom Etiquette

The workshop “Professor and Classroom Etiquette” is open to all IUP students and takes place on Wednesday, October 5, from 7:00 to 7:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 209.

Posted on 9/30/2011 9:20:31 AM

What Type of Learner are You?

A free workshop for all students, “What Type of Learner are You?” takes place on Wednesday, September 28, from 7:00 to 7:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 209.

Posted on 9/22/2011 12:44:26 PM

Free Student Workshop: Discover Campus Resources

Students are invited to “Bet You Didn’t Know That Existed: Discover Campus Resources,” a free workshop, on Wednesday, September 21, from 7:00 to 7:50 p.m. in Pratt Hall, room 209.

Posted on 9/14/2011 8:11:09 AM

Academic Support Sessions (Supplemental Instruction and Walk-in Peer Tutoring) Begin

This week, Supplemental Instruction and Walk-In Peer Tutoring, from the Department of Developmental Studies, will start.

Posted on 9/2/2011 10:46:59 AM

Final-Exam Preparation Tips

Find tips on preparing for final exams from Dr. Sally Lipsky of the Developmental Studies Department.

Posted on 4/29/2011 12:58:35 PM

Supplemental Instruction Provides Free Tutoring for Your Hardest Classes

Supplemental instruction provides small group study review sessions for sections of courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates. Stop in to get the help you need.

Posted on 4/26/2011 8:19:54 AM

Math Tutoring Adds Up

The Department of Developmental Studies offers Math Tutoring for 100-level and 200-level courses. All sessions are held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Pratt Hall, Room 210.

Posted on 4/26/2011 8:19:05 AM

Run! Don't Walk . . . to Walk-In Tutoring

Walk-in peer assistance is provided for lower-level courses with difficult content, multiple sections, or high student enrollments.

Posted on 4/26/2011 8:17:21 AM

Run! Don't Walk...To Walk-In Tutoring

Walk-in peer assistance is provided for lower-level courses with difficult content, multiple sections, or high student enrollments.

Posted on 4/18/2011 2:34:56 PM

Math Tutoring Adds Up!

The Department of Developmental Studies offers Math Tutoring for 100-level and 200-level courses.

Posted on 4/18/2011 2:33:12 PM

Supplemental Instruction Gives Free Tutoring for Your Hardest Classes

Supplemental instruction provides small-group study/review sessions for sections of courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates. Stop in to get the help you need.

Posted on 4/18/2011 2:31:50 PM

Supplemental Instruction: Free Tutoring for Your Hardest Classes

Supplemental Instruction provides small-group study/review sessions for sections of courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates. Stop in to get the help you need.

Posted on 4/12/2011 9:08:12 AM

Math Tutoring, Spring 2011

The Department of Developmental Studies offers Math Tutoring for 100-level and 200-level courses. View the full Spring 2011 Math Tutoring Schedule.

Posted on 4/12/2011 9:06:21 AM

Walk-In Tutoring for Spring 2011

Walk-in peer assistance is provided for lower-level courses with difficult content, multiple sections, or high student enrollments. View the full Walk-In Tutoring Schedule.

Posted on 4/12/2011 9:03:37 AM

Walk-In Academic Support Services for Spring 2011

Walk-in peer assistance is provided for lower-level courses with difficult content, multiple sections, or high student enrollments.

Posted on 4/5/2011 12:31:04 PM

Math Tutoring for Spring 2011

The Department of Developmental Studies is offering math tutoring for 100-level and 200-level courses.

Posted on 4/5/2011 12:20:19 PM

Supplemental Instruction Offers Free Tutoring for Your Hardest Classes

Supplemental Instruction provides small-group study/review sessions for sections of courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates.

Posted on 4/5/2011 12:06:27 PM

Free Walk-In Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction Available throughout Semester

Get that extra boost in your toughest classes Tutoring sessions run nightly in a wide array of subjects.

Posted on 3/29/2011 12:10:58 PM

Preparing for Finals...and Beyond

Learn strategies for one of the busiest weeks of the year. We'll discuss tips for preparing for finals, reducing stress during exams, and planning for next year.

Posted on 3/29/2011 12:05:53 PM

Run! Don't Walk... to Walk-In Tutoring

Free tutoring sessions run four days a week in Economics, Spanish, Biology, and a wide range of Math classes.

Posted on 3/24/2011 2:58:37 PM

Free Tutoring for your Hardest Classes

Supplemental Instruction provides small-group study/review sessions for sections of courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates.

Posted on 3/24/2011 2:55:12 PM

Interacting with Your Professors: Dos and Don'ts

Join us on March 29, 2011, to learn the best approaches for communicating with your professors, especially about topics such as grades and recommendation letters.

Posted on 3/24/2011 2:42:13 PM

Learning Enhancement Center Can Help Improve Midterm Grades

The Department of Developmental Studies offers tutors and homework helpers every night in Pratt Hall.

Posted on 3/15/2011 1:31:11 PM

Peer Advisors Will Assist with Registration Questions

From Monday through Thursday, peer advisors are available to work one-on-one to resolve most scheduling issues.

Posted on 3/15/2011 1:27:19 PM

Erwin and Hrabovsky Speak on Impact of Developmental Math Courses on Subsequent Math Performance

Meghan Erwin and Paul Hrabovsky, Department of Developmental Studies, presented “Capitalizing Time: Arithmetic to College Algebra in Three Credits” at the National Association for Developmental Education conference in Washington, D.C., February 24, 2011.

Posted on 3/3/2011 3:44:23 PM

Hamer Discusses “Proust and Reading in the Brain”

Dr. Arden Hamer, Department of Developmental Studies, presented “Book Reviews: Proust and Reading in the Brain” at the National Association for Developmental Education conference in Washington, D.C., in February 2011.

Posted on 3/3/2011 8:21:13 AM

See What Developmental Studies Can Offer You

Developmental Studies continues to pack Pratt Hall with students who are busy concentrating on their own success. Help is available nightly for many subjects.

Posted on 3/1/2011 12:10:42 PM

Student-Peer Educators Recruited for Developmental Studies

Wondering where you’ll get your spending money next year? The Developmental Studies Department is recruiting student-peer educators for Fall 2011.

Posted on 3/1/2011 12:02:33 PM

Learning Enhancement Center Workshop: “Registration Help for Fall 2011”

College Success Workshop “Registration Help for Fall 2011” will be held Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. in Pratt Hall, Room 204.

Posted on 2/28/2011 12:37:44 PM

Midterms are Coming—Stay On Track!

Don't let midterms bog you down. Supplemental instruction and walk-in tutoring are available throught the Spring 2011 semester to help you stay on track and succeed!

Posted on 2/22/2011 12:07:43 PM

Math Homework Helper Now Offers Math 217 Tutoring

Walk-in tutoring for Math 217 and Math 216 takes place Monday through Thursday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in 210 Pratt Hall.

Posted on 2/22/2011 11:55:38 AM

Midterm Workshop: Self-Evaluation and Planning

The next College Success Workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, in 204 Pratt Hall from 5:00 to 5:50 p.m. We'll be talking about self-evaluation and planning as keys to academic success.

Posted on 2/22/2011 11:45:20 AM

Developmental Studies Recruiting Student-Peer Educators

Wondering where you'll get your spending money next year? These are paid positions for Fall 2011.

Posted on 2/17/2011 8:34:30 AM

Free Math Tutoring Available Four Nights a Week

Need help with math homework? Free math tutoring is now available for Spring 2011.

Posted on 2/15/2011 11:54:23 AM

College Success Workshop: Managing Your Time

Learn new strategies for making the most of your time and reducing procrastination at the “Managing Your Time” workshop on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.

Posted on 2/15/2011 11:20:52 AM

College Success Workshops: Get Tips and Tricks for Achieving Your Goals

The Spring 2011 series of College Success Workshops kicks off on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, in Pratt Hall, room 204, at 5:00 p.m. We’ll be talking about setting goals, staying focused, and achieving success.

Posted on 2/8/2011 12:13:36 PM

Supplemental Instruction Makes Classes Easy: Spring Schedule Released

Supplemental Instruction provides small-group study/review sessions for sections of courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates.

Posted on 2/3/2011 8:42:59 AM

Jenkins Oversees Summer Component for Pathways to the Promise

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, created and coordinated the summer component of the Pathways to the Promise program, a Pittsburgh school system initiative that aims to prepare high school students in an urban environment for college.

Posted on 1/25/2011 12:23:24 PM

Jenkins Facilitates Graduate Seminar in Grenada

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, was invited to the Grenada Institute for Theological Education to facilitate a graduate seminar on Counseling Methodology on November 17–22, 2010.

Posted on 1/21/2011 11:45:24 AM

Ali Presents on Perception of Islam and Muslims

Dr. Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, presented “Perception of Islam and Muslims among College Students” at the ninth annual Hawaii International Conference on Education on January 4–7, 2011.

Posted on 1/21/2011 11:23:51 AM

Hamer Presents on Reading Strategies at College Reading and Learning Association Conference

Dr. Arden Hamer, Department of Developmental Studies, presented “On-Screen vs. On-Paper Reading Strategies” at the College Reading and Learning Association Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, in November 2010.

Posted on 1/21/2011 10:52:52 AM

Jenkins Facilitates Workshops at Art Institute of California

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, was invited to the Art Institute of California–Los Angeles to facilitate the staff retreat and at-risk student workshops from October 18 to October 20, 2010.

Posted on 12/13/2010 2:18:48 PM

Wang Presents on Teaching Strategies at College Reading and Learning Association Conference

Dr. Danhua Wang, Department of Developmental Studies, presented a research paper at the annual conference of the College Reading and Learning Association held in Salt Lake City, Utah, in November 2010.

Posted on 12/13/2010 1:41:29 PM

Ali Publishes on Promoting Awareness of Islam in Public Schools

Dr. Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, published a paper titled “Promoting Awareness about Islam in Public School.”

Posted on 12/13/2010 1:32:15 PM

CUSP Begins Sunday, August 22

Approximately five hundred new students will move in to IUP residence halls on Saturday, August 21, 2010, to participate in CUSP: The College Undergraduate Success Program.

Posted on 8/17/2010 12:17:04 PM

Carranza Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Sponsored Programs

Dr. Carmy Carranza was chosen as this year’s recipient of the Sponsored Programs Award for Outstanding Achievement in Curriculum and Instruction.

Posted on 6/17/2010 3:33:53 PM

Ali Presents on Gender Differences in Job Satisfaction

Dr. Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, presented her findings on gender differences in job satisfaction of U.S. higher education faculty at the twelfth annual International Conference on Education.

Posted on 6/2/2010 11:25:31 AM

Carranza Presents on CUSP at Teaching Academic Survival Skills Conference

Carmy Carranza delivered a presentation at the Teaching Academic Survival Skills (TASS) Conference on March 22, 2010, on IUP’s College Undergraduate Success Program (CUSP).

Posted on 4/13/2010 11:18:10 AM

Learning Enhancement Center Offers Academic Support Workshops via Skype

The Learning Enhancement Center of the Department of Developmental Studies is now offering weekly academic support workshops via Skype.

Posted on 3/30/2010 11:46:05 AM

Dawkins Presents on Bhutanese Refugees in Pittsburgh

Susan Dawkins, Department of Developmental Studies, delivered a presentation on March 26, 2010, at the Pennsylvania Chapter of Multicultural Education Conference held at IUP.

Posted on 3/30/2010 9:51:28 AM

Ali Presents on Race and Research Productivity

Dr. Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, presented a research paper at the Pennsylvania Chapter of Multicultural Education Conference held at IUP on March 26–27, 2010.

Posted on 3/30/2010 9:41:47 AM

Faust Discusses Tutoring at Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators Conference

Luke E. Faust, Department of Developmental Studies, presented a poster session at the Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators conference in Hershey, Pa., March 4–5, 2010.

Posted on 3/25/2010 2:44:43 PM

Hrabovsky and Gregorakis Present on Developmental Mathematics Model

Paul Hrabovsky and Meghan Gregorakis, Department of Developmental Studies, copresented “Classroom Scheduled SI for Developmental Mathematics Model: It Works” at the conference of the National Association for Developmental Education on March 12, 2010.

Posted on 3/23/2010 1:38:17 PM

Ali and Dawkins Present on Students’ Attitude toward Mathematics

Dr. Parveen Ali and Ms. Susan Dawkins, Department of Developmental Studies, presented a paper at the National Association for Developmental Education conference.

Posted on 3/22/2010 10:40:30 AM

Lipsky Presents on Peer Assistance at National Association for Developmental Education Conference

Sally Lipsky, Department of Developmental Studies, presented a session at the National Association for Developmental Education conference.

Posted on 3/22/2010 10:35:19 AM

Hamer Facilitates Book Discussion at National Association for Developmental Education

Arden Hamer, Department of Developmental Studies, facilitated a book discussion on Lives on the Boundary at the annual conference of the National Association for Developmental Education.

Posted on 3/22/2010 10:29:10 AM

Wang Presents at National Association for Developmental Education

Dr. Danhua Wang, Department of Developmental Studies, presented at the National Association of Developmental Education conference held in Columbus, Ohio, March 10–13, 2010.

Posted on 3/22/2010 10:23:08 AM

Hamer Receives College Reading and Learning Association Grant

Dr. Arden Hamer, Department of Developmental Studies, received a grant from the College Reading and Learning Association for her research project.

Posted on 3/8/2010 2:28:19 PM

Lipsky Publishes Training Guide for College Tutors and Peer Educators

Dr. Sally Lipsky of the Department of Developmental Studies authored a newly published text, A Training Guide for College Tutors and Peer Educators.

Posted on 2/17/2010 9:38:20 AM

Ali Publishes Monograph on Female Faculty Experiences

Dr. Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, has published a monograph based on her dissertation.

Posted on 10/7/2009 10:32:18 AM

CUSP 2009 Now Under Way

College Undergraduate Success Program (CUSP) 2009 participants moved in to their residence halls on August 22, 2009, and the program officially began on August 23 with presentations by nationally known motivational speaker Dr. Joe Martin.

Posted on 8/24/2009 2:00:57 PM

CUSP Move-in Set for August 22

The move-in date for freshmen participating in CUSP (College Undergraduate Success Program) is Saturday, August 22, 2009. The deadline to apply for 2009 CUSP has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted.

Posted on 7/22/2009 6:13:07 PM

Ali Article Published in Journal of Educational Research and Review

Dr. Parveen Ali publishes article in Journal of Educational Research and Review.

Posted on 7/14/2009 12:00:44 PM

Ali Presents Gender Disparity Research Paper

Dr. Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, presented a research paper at the New England Educational Research Organization in May, 2009.

Posted on 5/26/2009 2:07:36 PM

Dawkins Publishes Two Chapters and Article

Susan Dawkins, Department of Developmental Studies, contributed two chapters to Bruce Colbert’s college success textbook, Navigating Your Future: An Interactive Journey to Personal and Academic Success, and wrote the instructor's manual for the text.

Posted on 4/3/2009 10:55:30 AM

Wang Publishes Article on Comprehending the Global Main Idea

Dr. Danhua Wang, of the Department of Developmental Studies, published a research article in the Journal of College Reading and Learning, a referred journal.

Posted on 4/3/2009 10:42:36 AM

Dawkins Presents Two Sessions at PADE Conference

Susan Dawkins presented two sessions at the recent Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators Conference.

Posted on 4/2/2009 1:18:57 PM

Lipsky Presents at Conference of Association for the Tutoring Professional

Sally Lipsky presented at the Association for the Tutoring Professional annual conference.

Posted on 4/2/2009 1:12:59 PM

Carranza Presents Plenary Session at PADE Conference

Carmy Carranza presented the Plenary Session at PADE on March 27.

Posted on 4/1/2009 3:13:21 PM

Carranza Presents on Effectiveness of Developmental Education Programs at NADE Conference

Dr. Carmy Carranza presented a Preconference Institute at the thirty-third annual conference of the National Association of Developmental Education.

Posted on 4/1/2009 3:08:57 PM

Hamer Leads Conference Session on Book Discussion Groups

Arden Hamer leads conference session.

Posted on 4/1/2009 3:02:38 PM

Hrabovsky Receives Henry Young Award for Outstanding Service to NADE

Paul Hrabovsky will receive the Henry Young Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to the National Association for Developmental Education at the NADE annual conference on February 26, 2009.

Posted on 1/23/2009 4:02:29 PM

Wang Presents Paper at National Reading Conference

Dr. Danhua Wang presented a paper at the fifty-eighth National Reading Conference.

Posted on 12/9/2008 2:43:11 PM

Carranza Presents Poster Session at National Conference

Dr. Carmy Carranza presents a poster session at the fifteenth National Conference on Students in Transition.

Posted on 11/20/2008 1:55:51 PM

Carranza Delivers Keynote Address

Dr. Carmy Carranza was invited to present the keynote address at the PADE Northeast Regional Conference hosted by Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/20/2008 1:51:29 PM

Ali Presents on “Teaching Trend Analysis of Postsecondary Faculty by Gender”

Parveen Ali presented the paper “Teaching Trend Analysis of Postsecondary Faculty by Gender” at the PA-SSHE Women’s Consortium at Slippery Rock University.

Posted on 10/21/2008 2:04:00 PM

Hamer to Receive Distinguished Teaching Award

Arden Hamer will receive the Distinguished Teaching Award at the national College Reading and Learning Association annual conference

Posted on 10/20/2008 4:32:49 PM

Carranza, Lipsky, and Hamer Present at International Conference on Research in Access and Developmental Education

Carmy Carranza, Sally Lipsky, and Arden Hamer delivered presentations at the fourth International Conference on Research in Access and Developmental Education in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Posted on 10/14/2008 12:12:22 PM

2008 CUSP

CUSP is an early entrance freshman experience for first-year students, scheduled during the week before the fall semester.

Posted on 3/11/2008 3:41:49 PM

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