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Higher Education Master's Comprehensive Exams

Master's Comprehensive Exams for the Higher Education Administration program will be administered on Saturday, Mar. 18, from 9:00 a.m. to noon

Deadline to apply is Friday, Mar. 3, 2017

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Honorary organizations honor five faculty

On Thursday, March 16th at 5pm in Student Union Ballroom B, the three oldest honorary organizations on campus, Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), and Mortar Board will host PASSION, a reception to recognize five outstanding faculty members for their dedication to students, to the University, and to the greater Akron community.

Weigle 2x3 2014Among those to be honored is Prof. Larry Weigle from the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education.

Honorees will share their professional journeys, how they discovered their academic passions, and how they believe students and faculty can engage as part of the educational experience.
ODK, NRHH, and Mortar Board invite all to join in our recognition of these outstanding faculty and in the celebration of their excellent work.

Physics Modeling Summer Workshop

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June 12-23, 2017

Using Physics Modeling Pedagogy and online simulations, middle and high school science teachers and special education teachers working in science classrooms can learn to effectively teach physics concepts in grades 7-12. 

Teachers will receive a stipend, graduate credits and physics materials for the classroom.

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Inaugural issue of English language journal includes LJFF COE faculty member

Sartor_ValerieDialogues: An Interdisciplinary Journal of English Language Teaching and Research has published its inaugural issue.  Included is an article written by Dr. Valerie Sartor (Assistant Professor of Instruction, Curricular and Instructional Studies) entitled "Power Swings: From Authoritarian to Collaborative Teaching Assessments."

The article, aimed at both the observer and the observed, presents the need for compassionate collaborative assessment strategies. By building rapport between teachers and observers, assessments are viewed positively and genuine changes in teaching can occur.

Read the article