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Dr. Rachel Star earns important role in teacher education accrediting body26th August 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Rachel Star, assistant professor of education, has just completed an impressive journey. She is now an official site visitor for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the organization that accredits schools of education, including the School of Education at IU Southeast. She joins Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo …

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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. Sau Hou Chang named Mack Fellow29th May 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Sau Hou Chang, professor of education, has received the prestigious P.A. Mack Fellowship for 2019-2020 granted by Indiana University’s Mack Center for Inquiry on Teaching and Learning, administered by the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET). The Mack Fellowship aims to promote and enhance the community of IU faculty …

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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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IU Southeast is a top-ten school for original practitioner licenses in Indiana20th December 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The IU Southeast School of Education has cracked the “top ten” of institutions who offer education preparatory programs in the State of Indiana to issue original initial practitioner licenses. IU Southeast is currently ninth out of 48 schools, joining IU Bloomington and IUPUI in the upper echelon with 114 licenses …

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Faculty Innovator: Gary Pinkston12th December 2018

Gary Pinkston Associate Professor of Education School of Education               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Gary Pinkston, associate professor of education and educational technology instructor, asked a volunteer to grip his arm, as the class looked on. The volunteer gripped hard. Pinkston tried to free himself by pulling back, …

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Rite of passage: education students recognized and encouraged at pinning ceremony12th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Each year, education majors entering their junior year, known as Block Three, gather for a pinning ceremony during which they receive recognition for their accomplishments thus far and encouragement for the long road ahead. This year’s ceremony, held in the Ogle Center during the first week of term, brought together …

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Service learning: IU Southeast graduate education students contribute to community at Churchill Downs2nd July 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Beyond the glitz of Churchill Downs, in the shadow of the Jumbotron towering over the first turn, lies the “Backside,” a concentration of nearly 50 barns and other buildings that is home and workplace to nearly 1,000 people, and even more horses. Here can be found racing outfitters and veterinary …

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