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FSU College of Education among the nation’s top online graduate programs in Education

January 16, 2018 Leave a comment

Stone building entranceThe Florida State University College of Education’s online graduate program continues to rank among the best in the nation at No. 13. The college offers online programs in curriculum and instruction, educational leadership/administration, instructional systems and learning technologies, and learning and cognition.

“Our continued position as one of the top online graduate programs in the country demonstrates our commitment to providing students with an outstanding educational experience,” said Marcy Driscoll, dean of the College of Education. “We continue to offer innovative online programs, such as our M.S. in curriculum and instruction and our Ed.D. in educational leadership and policy, that suit the needs of professionals in the field of education.”

The methodology for assessing online programs included factors such as student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer reputation and admissions selectivity.

For a complete list of the U.S. News & World Report online graduate rankings, visit http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education.

 

FSU alumni, faculty, and friends reception at AERA annual meeting

March 10, 2016 Leave a comment
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Annual Reception

Join us for the Florida State University Annual Reception sponsored by friends of the College of Education and held in conjunction with the 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in Washington, DC. The event will take place on Saturday, April 9th from 7:00-9:00PM at the International Spy Museum. Admission is free and all FSU alumni, students, faculty, and friends are welcome to attend. Complimentary cocktails and food will be provided.

The AERA annual meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas from early education through higher education. This year 78 faculty members, graduate students, alumni, and researchers from the College of Education will be presenting their research. View the complete list of AERA 2016 FSUCOE presenters and research topics.

For more information about the reception or to RSVP, please contact Marah Kirsten Harrington.

FSU College of Education presents Innovation Initiative Kickoff Reception

November 16, 2015 Leave a comment
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Innovation at the COE

The FSU College of Education invites you to join us for the kickoff of the innovation initiatives at the College of Education on Friday, November 20 from 4:00-6:00PM.

Dean Marcy Driscoll will speak about her vision for innovation in the College and Bruce Manciagli, Entrepreneur in Residence in the FSU College of Social Sciences, will discuss social entrepreneurship and its role in helping fix social harms. Assistant Dean Steve Conner and Graduate Entrepreneur in Residence James Stage will also be discussing the initiatives being launched by the College.

The event will take place this Friday in the Stone Building Courtyard at 1114 W. Call Street Tallahassee, FL 32306, beginning at 4:00PM. Food and drink will be provided.

Please RSVP here. For questions, contact James Stage.

FSU online graduate education programs ranked No. 2 for veterans!

May 21, 2015 Leave a comment
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Micah Chapman, alumnus

Florida State University ranked No. 2 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Online Programs for Veterans rankings.

“The College of Education is committed to student service, especially to those who have served our country,” said Marcy Driscoll, dean of the College of Education. “As an early pioneer in online education at FSU, we are excited to see our achievements earn this recognition and we are continuing to develop innovative programs that provide a quality education to students and veterans both on and off campus.”

To qualify for the Best Online Programs for Veterans rankings, an online degree program had to fulfill the following requirements:

  • They must belong to institutions that are certified for the GI Bill.
  • They must belong to schools participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program or to public institutions that charge in-state tuition for all out-of-state veterans.
  • They had to be among the top 75 percent of schools in the overall 2015 Best Online Programs rankings, which were released earlier this year. The College of Education ranked No. 2 in the nation for overall best online graduate education programs.

The College of Education currently offers degrees in educational leadership/administration, instructional systems and learning technologies and special education studies.

FSU alumni and friends reception at AERA annual meeting

April 13, 2015 Leave a comment
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Annual Reception

Join us for the Florida State University Annual Reception sponsored by friends of the College of Education and held in conjunction with the 2015 American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting. The event will take place on Friday, April 17th from 6:00-8:00PM at The Art Institute of Chicago. Admission is free and all FSU alumni and friends are welcome to attend. Complimentary cocktails and food will be provided.

The AERA meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. This year, 53 faculty members, graduate students, and researchers from the FSU College of Education, Florida Center for Reading Research, and the Learning Systems Institute will be presenting. In addition to research presentations, many will participate in poster and roundtable sessions. (View the complete list of FSU presenters and presentation topics.)

For more information about the reception or to RSVP, please contact Sarah Reed at sreed@fsu.edu or (850) 294-4019.

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Faculty hard at work producing new research publications

October 16, 2014 Leave a comment

Faculty members at the FSU College of Education have been hard at work the past year gathering research for new publications.

Dr. Young-Suk Kim, associate professor of Reading and Language Arts, is publishing an article in Child Development titled, “Language and Cognitive Predictors Text Comprehension: Evidence from Multivariate Analysis.”

Dr. Sherry Southerland, professor of Science Education, and a number of FSU graduate students and faculty produced an article in Science Education titled, “Examining the Influence of RETs on Science Teacher Beliefs and Practice.”

Dr. Sandy Lewis, professor of Visual Disabilities, edited ECC Essentials: Teaching the Expanded Core Curriculum to Students with Visual Impairments, which also included a chapter written by Dr. Amy Guerette, associate dean for academic affairs.

Dr. Jeanne Wanzek, associate professor of Special Education, is about to publish two journal articles. The first is in the Journal of Educational Research and is titled, “The effects of team-based learning on eighth grade social studies learning.” The second article, “Promoting acceleration of comprehension and content through text in high school social studies classes,” can be found in the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Dr. Russell Almond is in the midst of publishing his new book, Bayesian Networks in Educational Assessment.

Educational Leadership & Policy 2014 faculty accomplishments

August 19, 2014 Leave a comment

Educational Leadership & Policy faculty have been hard at work in 2014. Their accomplishments include:

  • A total of 27 publications (17 refereed journal articles, 2 books, 8 book chapters and reviews) and a number of reports published or in press in 2014.
  • A total award of $10,328,535 for research and service projects which provided training and funding opportunities for graduate students, and many grant proposals currently under review.
  • Housing two top journals in the field: Educational Researcher and Comparative Education Review.
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