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Machado Article Accepted for Publication in Book on Inclusive Campus Environments

Crystal Machado’s article, “The “American Educational Experience” in a Predominantly White Rural Community as Described by International Students: An Opportunity to Redefine Priorities” will be included in the book Theory to Practice: Fostering Diverse and Inclusive Campus Environments.

Posted on 10/21/2014 1:20:45 PM

Machado Presented with Editor’s Choice Award

In September 2014, Crystal Machado received the Editor’s Choice Award for Outstanding Reviewer in the Journal of International Students, a print and online peer-reviewed publication in higher education.

Posted on 10/21/2014 1:11:21 PM

Machado and Smith Present on International Student Perspectives at Conference

Crystal Machado and doctoral student Jason Smith copresented “The ‘American Educational Experience’ in a Predominantly White Rural Community as Described by International Students: An Opportunity to Redefine Priorities” in April 2014 at the American Educational Research Association Conference.

Posted on 10/21/2014 12:54:34 PM

Wang and Machado to Publish on Meeting the Needs of Chinese English Language Learners

Peizhen Wang and Crystal Machado’s article, “Meeting the Needs of Chinese English Language Learners at Writing Centers in America: A Proposed Culturally Responsive Model,” describes the ways writing centers currently serve English language learners at American universities.

Posted on 10/21/2014 12:41:52 PM

Machado and Jiang Publish on Educational Use of Twitter

Crystal Machado and Ying Jiang’s article “Using Twitter to Heighten Student Engagement, Critical Thinking, and Reflective Practice Within and Beyond the Classroom” describes the growing popularity and influence of social media across disciplines in general and the field of education in particular.

Posted on 10/21/2014 12:26:28 PM

Laverick and Heider Discuss Supporting Children in Transition with Young Adult and Children’s Literature

DeAnna Laverick, Professional Studies in Education, and Kelly Heider, educational librarian, co-authored the article “Supporting Students in Transition through the Use of Touchstone Texts for Literacy Instruction,” published in the fall 2014 issue of Pennsylvania Reads.

Posted on 10/1/2014 7:33:02 PM

Doctoral Graduate and Faculty Discuss Improving Preschoolers’ Physical, Emotional, and Intellectual Health

Alumna Hannah Brewer co-authored an article with Keri Kulik and Kelli Paquette, “Moving Towards Student Wellness: The Effect of Positive Physical Activity Experiences on Body Mass Index Among Preschoolers,” in the National Teacher Education Journal.

Posted on 10/1/2014 7:27:16 PM

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