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MEd in Literacy/Reading Specialist Program Achieves National Recognition

This accreditation by the International Literacy Association recognizes exemplary practices in which candidates demonstrate attainment of the IRA standards for literacy professionals.

Posted on 2/4/2015 5:29:21 PM

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Program Information Session

An information session for the Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program will be held on Saturday, March 14, from 10:00–11:30 a.m at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg, Pa.

Posted on 2/3/2015 7:43:29 PM

Machado Publishes on Use of Technology and Critical Pedagogy for Effective Cross-Cultural Interaction

Crystal Machado’s chapter “Open Young Minds and Hearts: Employ Technology-infused Critical Pedagogy in Hybrid Border Spaces” has been published in Kelly Heider and Mary Jalongo’s edited book Young Children and Families in the Information Age.

Posted on 1/31/2015 11:23:50 AM

Monsour Informs Classroom Teachers of Uses of New Media

Curriculum and Instruction doctoral student and teaching associate Katie Monsour’s article “New Media Poetics in the English Classroom” was accepted for publication in English in Texas, vol. 44.1.

Posted on 1/17/2015 9:28:29 AM

Calderon Published on Infant/Toddler Media and Language Development

Curriculum and Instruction doctoral student Melissa Calderon’s chapter, “The Impact of Popular Media on Infant/Toddler Language Development: Research-Based Recommendations for Working with Families,” has been published in Kelly Heider’s and Mary Jalongo’s edited book, Young Children and Families in the Information Age.

Posted on 1/15/2015 6:37:47 PM

George, Wen, and Fu Interact with Diverse Middle School Students through Online ESL Panel Discussion

May George, a post-doctoral fellow and Frederick Douglas Institute Scholar at IUP, and doctoral students Huachuan Wen and Yao Fu, from Professional Studies in Education, shared their successful cross-cultural experiences with about 20 middle school students in Pittsburgh on December 5, 2014.

Posted on 12/17/2014 7:55:17 PM

Brandon and Machado Present on MOOCs at Conference

Jamie Brandon and Crystal Machado presented “Understanding MOOCs [Massive Open Online Courses]: Emerging Trends and Future Possibilities” at E-Learn 2014, the World Conference on E-Learning, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Posted on 12/2/2014 5:31:35 PM

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