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From New Albany to Bulgaria: James Hollenbeck brings e-learning insights to Eastern Europe23rd June 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last October, Dr. James Hollenbeck, professor and coordinator of secondary education, presented two papers and led a vigorous discussion on e-learning at the 48th Annual Conference of Chemistry Teachers with International Participation in Sofia, Bulgaria. At the time, Bulgarian educators were seeking new ideas for reform amid demographic contraction in rural …

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Technology integration specialist Jaime Donally shares the latest in augmented and virtual reality with education instructors and students9th March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Jaime Donally, technology integration specialist and author of Learning Transported, visited IU Southeast for a day of learning with School of Education students, faculty and staff, and guests from partnering school corporations. Donally’s visit was sponsored by IU Women’s Philanthropy and the School of Education, and was hosted by Dr. …

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Sumreen Asim honored by Hoosier Association of Science Teachers24th February 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Sumreen Asim, assistant professor of elementary science and technology education, has received the 2020 Distinguished Award for Innovative College Science Teaching from the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI). According to Asim, the award recognizes the innovative work of integrating technology in science methods coursework for IU Southeast’s …

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IU Southeast receives Samtec Cares grant for upgrade to STEM Learning Laboratory2nd August 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast has received a Samtec Cares grant award of nearly $50,000. The award will upgrade the School of Education’s STEM Learning Laboratory to better meet the demands of 21st century skills needed in our community.  New technology and equipment will allow future K-12 teachers to design and implement hands-on …

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Grant for augmented reality boosts STEM teacher education at IU Southeast22nd July 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–STEM teacher education at IU Southeast has received a significant grant from the Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council at IU. The award in the amount of $18,000 will enable teacher candidates in the sciences to become familiar with augmented reality (AR) technology and to transform their STEM classrooms into spaces for …

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Dr. Sumreen Asim presentation shines at Clute International Conference on Education23rd January 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Sumreen Asim, assistant professor of education in the areas of elementary science and technology, has received top honors for her presentation at the Clute International Conference on Education (Science Track) held earlier this month in Maui, Hawaii. Asim’s contribution, “The Expanding Elementary Teacher Candidates’ Beliefs Enrolled in a Technology-Infused …

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Sumreen Asim wins award for research addressing fear of science in teacher ed11th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Sumreen Asim, assistant professor of education in the area of science and technology, received top honors for her poster presentation at the 2018 conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE), held March 26-30 in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1990, SITE is an international association of individual …

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Local educators in STEM fields gather to launch grant program5th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It was smiles all around at the official kickoff reception for IU Southeast’s Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Teachers (GTST) project, at the Graduate Center in Jeffersonville, Ind. The event brought together the ten selected grant recipients, School of Education faculty, representatives of local school corporations, and community and business partners—key players …

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James Hollenbeck awarded for innovative college science teaching31st January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. James Hollenbeck, professor of education and a science specialist in secondary and post-secondary education, has received the Distinguished Award for Innovative College Science Teaching from the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI). HASTI was created in 1969 as a state affiliate of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). …

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