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Thursday, November 15, 2018

November & December 2018 Announcements


COE Dean Chung Completes First 100-Day Plan

Dean Chung

The dean of the College of Education is done…with his First 100-Day Plan that is.

October 6 marked the first 100 days since Dr. Y. Barry Chung took over as dean of COE at San Diego State University.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

7 Things You Didn't Know About Melanie Falkenberg

7 Things You Didn't Know About Melanie Falkenberg

A credentialed teacher with the unique talent to run a soundboard at church and a love for all things Disney. That’s Melanie Falkenberg, Credential Admissions Coordinator. Though she is a native San Diegan, she did spend some time in the Central Coast having attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Curious as to how she earned the nickname “Money” in college? Find out in this edition of 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Faculty and Staff.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

CFD Majors Can Become Certified Family Life Educators

family therapist

Students pursuing undergraduate degrees in Child Development and can become Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE), but many are not aware that the program is approved by the National Council on Family Relations as meeting the criteria for the CFLE credential.

Friday, November 9, 2018

COE Faculty, Colleagues Awarded $300K for Research on Computer Science Education

Dr. Sasha Chizhik

Dr. Alexander “Sasha” Chizhik, working with Dr. Leland Beck and Patricia Kraft from the SDSU’s Computer Science Department, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to assess whether students in introductory computer science courses will be successful in subsequent computer science classes. This latest grant is the third for Chizhik and Beck and the first for Kraft.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Open Educational Resources Save Students Millions

Dr. Chris Brum and Provost Johnson

More than $2.6 million.

That’s how much students at San Diego State University have saved by using the  Affordable Learning Solutions and open educational resources.

Affordable Learning Solutions allows faculty to choose and provide more affordable, quality educational content for their students, increasing the number of them who acquire the course materials they need for their classes. The materials are usually free or are available at a reduced cost.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

COE Faculty Honored by International Latino Book Awards

Dr. Margarita Machado-Casas

The accolades keep coming.

First, the book “No Estás Solo: Recetas Para Obtener ÉXITO de Padres Para Padres” was chosen as the “guide for Latino parents” by “Despierta América,” the most popular morning TV show in Spanish in the nation.