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Katie Monsour of Professional Studies in Education
and Donna Kowalczyk of the University of Pittsburgh–Johnstown have had
their article, “Professional Development Plans: Tools for Teacher
Educators,” accepted in Pennsylvania Teacher Educator.
Posted on 9/4/2015 5:20:21 PM
Cassondra Strawser, a
doctoral candidate in Professional Studies in Education, and
David Wachob, Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science, published “A Review of
Current Outcome Measures for School Health Policy Interventions” in the
upcoming issue in Health Behavior and Policy Review.
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Crystal Machado and DeAnna Laverick, Professional
Studies in Education, published “Technology Integration in
K-12 Classrooms: The Impact of Graduate Coursework on Teachers’
Knowledge and Practice” in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education
Posted on 3/13/2015 7:47:49 PM
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
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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
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
December 5, 2014.
Posted on 12/17/2014 7:55:17 PM
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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Beatrice Fennimore presented “How Can I Be Fair When the Children Are All So
Different?: Using the NAEYC Ethical Code in Your Classroom” at the 2014 conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
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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
Posted on 10/21/2014 12:41:52 PM
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
Posted on 10/1/2014 7:33:02 PM
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.
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IUP's Frederick Douglass Institute 2014 scholar, May George, will be working in
the Department of Professional Studies in Education for the next academic year.
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DeAnna Laverick, Professional Studies in Education, discussed supervising student teachers and presented on technology and interactive media in the early childhood curriculum at conferences during spring 2014.
Posted on 4/28/2014 4:59:40 PM
Kappa Delta Pi held its initiation ceremony on April 27, 2014. Kelli Paquette and Shirley Johnson (Professional Studies in Education) received awards at the ceremony, along with students Emily Deyarmin
and Caitlin Voigt.
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Ying Jiang, doctoral candidate of Curriculum and Instruction,
and Crystal Machado, associate professor,
Professional Studies in Education, presented on the educational use of Twitter at the Society for Information Technology
and Teacher Education Conference in March 2014.
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Beatrice Fennimore, Professional Studies in Education,
will have a book signing for Standing Up for Something Every Day: Ethics and Justice
in Early Childhood Classrooms at the American Educational Research Association 2014 conference.
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Mary Renck Jalongo, Professional Studies in Education, published “Professional Wisdom and Writing for Publication: Qualitative
Interviews with Editors and Authors in Early Childhood Education” and “Writing for Scholarly Publication as ‘Tacit Knowledge’: A Qualitative Focus
Group Study of Doctoral Students in Education.”
Posted on 1/28/2014 1:23:59 PM
Mary Jalongo, Professional Studies in Education, edited Teaching
Compassion: Humane Education in Early
Childhood, published by
Springer International. Doctoral students and graduate program alumni contributed chapters to the volume.
Posted on 8/23/2013 9:14:02 AM
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Susan Sibert and Sue Rieg, Professional Studies in Education, presented “Top Ten Joys of Teaching” at the April 2013 Future Educators Association national conference in Orlando, Florida.
Posted on 6/5/2013 2:19:12 PM
The initiation ceremony for Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education, took place in Keith Hall on April 27, 2013.
Posted on 6/5/2013 11:56:42 AM
Beatrice Fennimore, Professional Studies in Education, presented “Relevant Exploration of the Civil Rights Movement With Pre-K/Elementary Students” at the November 2012 meeting of the National Council for the Social Studies.
Posted on 6/5/2013 11:42:36 AM
DeAnna Laverick, Professional Studies in Education, was recognized by the executive director and society president for her excellence as the IUP chapter counselor of the student organization of Kappa Delta Pi.
Posted on 6/5/2013 11:40:40 AM
Mary Jalongo, Professional Studies in Education, and her coauthor Joan Isenberg, George Mason University, have just published the sixth edition of their successful textbook “Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning: Preschool through Fourth Grade” with Pearson Publishing. A number of alumni and students contributed.
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Kelli Jo Kerry-Moran, Professional Studies in Education, and alumna Marilyn Narey presented a workshop, “Going Multimodal with Reader’s Theater: An Innovative New Approach Combining Effective Differentiated Reading and Writing Strategies to Develop Diverse Learners’ Fluency FOR Comprehension,” at the International Reading Association annual meeting on April 20, 2013.
Posted on 5/16/2013 1:48:04 PM
Shannon Phillips-Shyrock, Curriculum and Instruction graduate student in the Department of Professional Studies in Education, was published in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia Of Camps And Ghettos, 1933–1945.
Posted on 5/16/2013 1:41:57 PM
In May 2012, Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education , and Courtney McLaughlin, Educational and School Psychology , copresented papers at the 44th annual meeting of the New England Educational Research Organization conference in Portsmouth, N.H.
Machado, along with Huachuan Wen and Ying Jiang, doctoral
Posted on 10/10/2012 3:02:30 PM
Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, and Jessica Halchak and Patricia McCarthy, doctoral candidates in Administration and Leadership Studies, participated in a panel discussion titled “Social Media Connections: Finding the Network That Fits You” during the President’s Commission on the Status of Women conference at IUP in May 2012.
Posted on 10/10/2012 2:57:27 PM
Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education; Courtney McLaughlin, Educational and School Psychology; and doctoral graduate Hayat Messekher presented “Technological Facilitation of Fidelity: Cross Disciplinary Collaboration within Higher Education” on May 30, 2012, at the International Higher Education Congress Biennial Convention.
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Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, and Krish Krishnan, Marketing, represented IUP at the ninth annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning conference in Milwaukee, Wis., on April 22–24, 2012. Machado will share what she learned about blended learning with faculty at the next College Technology Day.
Posted on 8/9/2012 11:40:15 AM
DeAnna Laverick presented the coauthored paper “The Influence of Graduate Coursework on Teachers’ Ability to Integrate Technology into the Curriculum: Results from a Follow-up Study on the Acquisition of TPACK Skill” on March 7 at the 2012 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education conference.
Posted on 8/9/2012 11:35:32 AM
Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, presented a workshop titled “Let’s get Critical! Using Low-Tech Simulations to Promote Higher Level Thinking” at the Reflective Practice Large Group session at IUP on February 2, 2012.
Posted on 8/9/2012 11:33:17 AM
“Differentiating Instruction in Rural Alaska,” a professional development program, was presented by Franny McAleer, instructor in Professional Studies in Education, from January 9–15, 2012.
Posted on 4/10/2012 3:06:14 PM
Beatrice Fennimore, Professional Studies in Education, recently made a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in Chicago.
Posted on 4/10/2012 2:30:32 PM
In February 2012, Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, copresented “To Lead or Not to Lead: What Motivates Today’s Teachers?” at the Eastern Educational Research Association conference in Hilton Head, S.C.
Posted on 4/10/2012 1:45:30 PM
Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, and graduate students Huachuan Wen, Ying Jiang, and Peizhen Wang conducted workshops at the annual College of Education Technology Day on January 18, 2012.
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Mary Renck Jalongo, Professional Studies in Education, and Michelle Sobolak (University of Pittsburgh) publish an integrative review of the literature on young children’s vocabulary development in Early Childhood Education Journal.
Posted on 12/1/2011 9:47:26 AM
Franny McAleer, Department of Professional Studies in Education, was an invited presenter for Celebrating the Challenges 2011, hosted by the Alberta Provincial Special Education Council Conference on October 14–15.
Posted on 12/1/2011 9:45:30 AM
In October 2011, Dr. Beatrice Fennimore of the Department of Professional Studies in Education presented at the Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education Conference 2011 in London, England.
Posted on 11/18/2011 9:17:55 AM
A position paper by Dr. Mary Renck Jalongo, Department of Professional Studies in Education, was selected as a Best Publication by the Association for Childhood Education International.
Posted on 11/18/2011 9:06:24 AM
The symposium is titled “Putting Students First: Responding to Student Learning Needs, Curriculum Evaluation, and Program Development through Four Scholarships of Teaching and Learning Projects at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.”
Posted on 10/19/2011 10:12:33 AM
Mary Renck Jalongo, Professional Studies in Education, published the fourth edition of Exploring Your Role in Early Childhood Education, with Laurie Nicholson co-authoring a chapter.
Posted on 10/19/2011 10:11:44 AM
On September 15, 2011, the Beta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi welcomed Morgan Batrell, the regional chapter coordinator for the Northeast Region.
Posted on 10/5/2011 11:38:48 AM
Dr. Sue Reig and Dr. Kelli Paquette, Professional Studies in Education, have co-edited a new book called Striving for the “Perfect” Classroom Part II: Teacher’s Responsibilities Beyond Instruction and Assessment.
Posted on 10/5/2011 11:37:26 AM
Dr. George Bieger, Professional Studies in Education, and Professor Emeritus Larry Vold have coedited the book Our Stories in Philadelphia: Joint Reflections on an 18-Year Urban Immersion Program for Pre-Service Teachers.
Posted on 9/28/2011 3:33:39 PM
Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, recently presented two papers on teachers and their leadership roles, and another on “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Projects.”
Posted on 9/28/2011 9:29:41 AM
Dr. Crystal Machado, Department of Professional Studies in Education, was awarded $3,500 through ACPAC’s Technology Innovation Fund.
Posted on 4/27/2011 10:21:37 AM
IUP’s Beta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi honored two Professional Studies in Education faculty members, Drs. Kelli Paquette and Susan Fello, at the April 9, 2011, initiation ceremony.
Posted on 4/27/2011 10:04:37 AM
Dr. Crystal Machado and doctoral student Ying Jiang, Professional Studies in Education, presented the poster “Through Our Eyes: What International Students’ Stories Reveal about U.S. Schools.”
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Drs. DeAnna M. Laverick and Mary Renck Jalongo, Professional Studies in Education, co-editedTransitions to Early Care and Education: International Perspectives on Making Schools Ready for Young Children.
Posted on 4/27/2011 10:03:17 AM
Dr. George Bieger was re-elected to the board of directors of the European Teacher Education Network at its annual meeting and conference held in Amsterdam, April 13–15, 2011.
Posted on 4/27/2011 10:02:07 AM
Dr. Kelli Paquette, Professional Studies in Education, wrote a chapter titled “Enhancing Middle School Learners’ Literacy Skills through Multiple Musical Experiences” in the book Music Education, edited by Heimida and Ferrero.
Posted on 3/23/2011 10:05:37 AM
Dr. Kelli Paquette and Dr. Sue Rieg, Professional Studies in Education, wrote a book, Striving for the “Perfect” Classroom: Instruction and Assessment Techniques for Today’s Diverse Learners, published by Nova Science Publishers in 2010.
Posted on 3/23/2011 10:05:14 AM
Dr. Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, wrote a paper, “Gender Differences in Student Discourse on Discussion Board and Blogs: An Instructor’s Quest to Create a Level Playing Field,” published in the March 2011 issue of the Journal of Interactive Online Learning.
Posted on 3/23/2011 10:04:50 AM
Crystal Machado, DeAnna Laverick, and doctoral student Jason Smith, Professional Studies in Education, presented a paper, “Influence of Graduate Coursework on Teachers’ Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (TPACK) Skill Development: An Exploratory Study” at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) in Nashville, Tenn.
Posted on 3/23/2011 10:04:21 AM
Dr. DeAnna Laverick, Professional Studies in Education, presented the paper “Teaching with a Twenty-First-Century Twist: Technology-Infused Interdisciplinary Learning Experiences to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners” at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) twenty-second international conference.
Posted on 3/23/2011 10:02:38 AM
At the the International Reading Association Conference in Chicago, Drs. Anne Creany, Susan Fello, DeAnna Laverick, and Kelli Paquette, all from the Department of Professional Studies in Education, presented a workshop.
Posted on 3/31/2010 12:29:37 PM
Dr. George Bieger, of the Professional Studies in Education Department, was re-elected to the board of directors of the European Teacher Education Network.
Posted on 6/2/2009 2:26:36 PM
Ms. Yong Yu, Dr. George Bieger, Dr. Larry Vold, and Dr. Alphonse Novels presented a paper at the annual meeting of the European Teacher Education Network in Izmir, Turkey, in April.
Posted on 6/2/2009 2:22:22 PM
Monte Tidwell, of the Department of Professional Studies in Education, gave a presentation at the National Association for Professional Development Schools Conference (NAPDS) in Daytona Beach, Fla., on March 13, 2009.
Posted on 3/19/2009 11:22:33 AM
Dr. George Bieger and Dr. Larry Vold presented a paper at the fifth annual Conference on Higher Education Reform in Shanghai, China. Their paper was entitled “Creating the Opportunity for Internationalization Through Personal Contact: A Model for Bottom-up Reform.”
Posted on 1/28/2009 3:38:05 PM
Recently published articles by Kelli Paquette and Sue Rieg appeared in Early Childhood Education Journal, Journal of Instructional Psychology, and Literacy Research and Instruction.
Posted on 10/17/2008 4:01:32 PM
DeAnna Laverick coauthored the book chapter “A Research Review of Technology in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Best Practice” in New Research on Early Childhood Education.
Posted on 9/8/2008 11:48:49 AM
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