2022 News

November

Nahar Awarded Philanthropic Educational Organization International Peace Scholarship

Lizoon Nahar was awarded a PEO scholarship.

Hassan Receives Julius P. Filcik Doctoral Fellowship

Ragia Hassan received a prestigious doctoral fellowship.

Hassan and Machado Present on International Student-Mothers and their Resilience During Pandemic

Ragia Hassan and Crystal Machado presented a paper at the 2022 AESA annual conference in Pittsburgh.

Machado and Hassan Present on Juggling PhD and Motherhood During Pandemic

Crystal Machado and Ragia Hassan presented a paper on doctoral student-mothers at the PASSHE DEI Summit.

Cassella and Vasy Publish the Book "Lenny’s Big Feelings"

Doctoral students Kelly Cassella and Samantha Vasy published the book and hosted a book reading and discussion with preservice teachers.

Machado Named Affordable Learning Champion

Crystal Machado was named an Affordable Learning Champion for 2021–22.

Rehak Publishes Chapter and Blog Post

Kimberly Rehak has two publications released, one on “Privacy and Data Rights for Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) Students” and the other on “How and Why to Use Asynchronous Videos in Your Online Courses.”

August

Palmer, Brown, and Salaway Co-author Article on University-Community Collaboration

Kalani Palmer, Sarah Brown, and Jen Salaway, from Professional Studies in Education, along with colleagues Tricia Shelton, Tom Yeager, and Elisa Spadafora, co-authored an article describing lessons learned from a federally funded university-community collaboration.

April

Nahar and Machado Conduct Roundtable on Virtual Science Laboratories

Lizoon Nahar and Crystal Machado conducted a roundtable on VSL at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education conference.

Machado and Fu Present Paper on Teaching with and for Creativity

Crystal Machado, Department of Professional Studies in Education, and Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program graduate Yao Fu, University of Wisconsin, presented a coauthored paper at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education conference in San Diego in April 2022. The paper is titled "Using the PICRAT and Four C Model to Teach With and For Creativity."

Ankrum and Colleagues Present on Metacognition and Literacy Instruction

Julie Ankrum and colleagues presented a paper on metacognition and literacy instruction at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

Ankrum and Colleague Publish Article on Disability Studies in Education

Julie Ankrum and a colleague published an article in the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.

Nahar and Mahmood present on Use of Virtual Science Laboratories in Secondary Education in Bangladesh

Doctoral candidates Lizoon Nahar and Farheen Mahmood presented a poster on virtual science labs in secondary education in Bangladesh at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) conference.

Hassan Presents on Use of Educational Vlogging to Enhance Learning and Teaching

Ragia H. Hassan, doctoral candidate of Curriculum and Instruction, presented a research poster on using educational vlogging to enhance learning and teaching outcomes at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education.

Hassan Presents Roundtable on Augmented Reality and Reading Comprehension Disabilities

Ragia H. Hassan, doctoral candidate of Curriculum and Instruction, presented a roundtable on using augmented reality for students with reading comprehension disabilities at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education.

Machado and Seifert Author Paper on Engaging Teachers in Intercultural Dialogue

Crystal Machado and Tami Seifert presented a coauthored paper, "Using Flipgrid to Engage American Preservice and Israeli Inservice Teachers in Intercultural Dialogue," at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education conference.

Radwan and Machado Present on Preservice Teachers’ Use of VoiceThread

At the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education conference, doctoral candidate Asmaa Radwan and Professor Crystal Machado copresented a paper on using VoiceThread to develop preservice teachers’ ability to learn, design, and facilitate an asynchronous presentation.