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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The College of Education’s own Dr. Carol Robinson-Zañartu will receive the SDSU Alumni Association's Award for Outstanding Faculty Contributions to the University, nicknamed the “Monty.”
Nominated by a faculty member, Robinson-Zañartu’s nomination was forwarded by COE’s Honors and Awards committee to the Faculty Senate. The Senate chose to recommend Robinson-Zañartu for selection, prompting President Hirshman to announce his awarding of the faculty Monty to the active Professor Emerita.
The College of Education’s Dr. Marissa Vazquez Urias has been recognized by the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) for her outstanding dissertation.
Titled Predictors of sense of belonging among Latino men in community college, Vasquez’s dissertation was selected as the 2015 first runner-up by the Council’s Dissertation of the Year Selection Committee.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
In an event attended by more than 100 people, the student-run Voice Your Language forum brought to light the importance of multilingualism and biliteracy in our schools.
In an event May 1, the student-run organization Voice Your Language was able to gather guests from all over the San Diego are to weigh in on the importance of language in schools as not only a method of communication but also as a way for students and faculty alike to convey their particular culture from one to another.
One of the largest randomized controlled trial studies in education that has ever been conducted is currently taking place, and members of the COE faculty are at the helm.
The Department of Special Education’s Dr. Laura J. Hall and Dr. Bonnie Kraemer are serving as Site Co-Principal Investigators for a study that evaluates a multi-component educational intervention aimed to prepare students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) for better post school outcomes. The Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences-awarded project entitled the Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism is led by University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill researchers Drs. Kara Hume and Sam Odom.
Mrs. Wendy Jacob received the Marva Collins Diversity Award from the Division of Learning Disabilities at the annual Council for Exceptional Children conference held in San Diego, April 2015.
The award is given annually to those who have made a significant impact in the education of children and youths with learning disabilities and other special needs who come from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Jacob, an SDSU College of Education graduate, teaches students with mild to moderate disabilities in the San Diego Unified School District.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
In an effort to both cultivate artistic talent and build stronger connections to the University, the College of Education hosted an art competition and exhibition for K-12 students throughout San Diego County.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Members of the Pi Beta Phi sorority selected the College of Education’s Melinda McClure as the Spring 2015 Professor of the Year for her work teaching the Disabilities and Society class.
In a ceremony held the evening of April 13, McClure gladly accepted the award from the sorority during its annual scholarship dinner. Known widely for her work in her in her General Studies 420 class, McClure’s course on society’s effects on those with disabilities has become popular within the SDSU community for her unique teaching style.
Monday, April 13, 2015
SDSU President's Blog
Read President Hirshman's full blog post
Friday, April 10, 2015
Friday, April 3, 2015
“It’s really sad to hear kids and even adults say, ‘I’m not good at math,’” said Melissa Soto, assistant professor of mathematics education at San Diego State University. “Kids start off excited about math, but by the third or fourth grade, they get more timid about it.”
Read Uprooting Math Anxiety and view the video at SDSU NewsCenter.