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School of Education Included in Inaugural SOURCE Grant Program

103 student projects were selected for the first cohort of awardees funded by Syracuse University’s new Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement, known as The SOURCE, the University announced Tuesday. Several students from the School of Education received SOURCE grants, including: Brandon Fascia, Health and Exercise Science: “Effect of Beetroot Juice Consumption on Cerebral...
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The School of Education at AERA 2019

The Syracuse University School of Education is well represented by our faculty, students, and alumni at the American Educational Research Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario April 5-9. Presentation titles, locations, and times are listed below. The full program including abstracts is available on the AERA website. Reception for Faculty, Students, Alumni, Colleagues, and...
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RLA Faculty, Student Co-author Article for Science Direct

Yinan Liu, doctoral candidate in Literacy Education, Bong Gee Jang, assistant professor, and Zaline Roy-Campbell, associate professor, all from the Department of Reading and Language Arts, have published an article in the top-tier Journal Computers and Education. This article, titled “Optimum input mode in the modality and redundancy principles for university ESL students’ multimedia learning”, finds...
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Fulbright Distinguished Teachers pose under the School of Education sign

School Of Education Hosts International Cohort of Fulbright Distinguished Teachers

The School of Education joins two other national universities to host recipients of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI), which brings international primary and secondary teachers to the U.S. for a semester-long professional development program. Eighteen teachers from nine countries as far away as the Philippines and Senegal will...
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Meredith Professors Present Results of Their Special Projects for Faculty Colleagues, Academic Leaders

Kelly Chandler-Olcott, professor in the Department of Reading and Language Arts, was one of two Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professors of Teaching Excellence who gave presentations on their Meredith projects during Syracuse University’s annual Meredith Professorship Dinner on Dec. 13 in the Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium. Chandler-Olcott’s project, “Designing for Ambitious Education...
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Public Humanities Fellows Advance Student-Centered Research

The 2018-2019 Public Humanities Fellows both represent the School of Education: Camilla Bell ’14 G’18 and Gemma Cooper-Novack. The fellowship supports graduate student public scholarship, helping them conceive of and develop their work in relation to the local community, and develop skills for doing public work beyond graduation. Collective Writing with Refugee and Immigrant Youth Gemma Cooper-Novack,...
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Faculty, Students & Alumni Presenting at Literacy Research Association Conference

The 68th Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association will be held in Indian Wells, CA November 28th-December 1st, 2018.  This year’s conference is chaired by Dean’s Associate Professor and Chair of Reading and Language Arts, Marcelle Haddix. Faculty slated to participate include: Rachel Brown, Associate Professor Bong Gee Jang, Assistant Professor Kelly Chandler-Olcott, Meredith Professor Kathleen Hinchman,...
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School of Education Students Take Part in Remembrance Week

Three students from the School of Education were named 2018-2019 Remembrance Scholars and took part in this year’s Remembrance Week. Katie Berrell of Long Lake, Minnesota, an inclusive elementary and special education major and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program. Idris Mohamed of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, a health and exercise science major. Brianna Stahrr of...
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Card and Slutzky named LetterWinners of Distinction

This year’s Syracuse Athletics LetterWinners of Distinction include two School of Education Alumni: Herman Card ’68 (baseball) and Richard Slutzky ’64 (wrestling). Herman Card is a three-year varsity letterwinner in baseball and received an M.S. in English Education from the School of Education. Richard Slutzky is a two-time All-American and EIWA champion in wrestling. He received...
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