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New Dean Spotlight

August 14, 2018

After graduating from Purdue in 1985 with a degree in psychology, Marchand-Martella headed to Southern Illinois University to pursue a master’s degree in behavior analysis and therapy. She earned her Ph.D. in special education from Utah State University in 1991. Then it was on to faculty stints at Gonzaga University, Drake University, the University of […]

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Faculty create program to better train educators

August 8, 2018

Creating a program to train educators to better teach students with developmental disabilities, including autism, is the goal of new grant-funded research by faculty in the Purdue University’s College of Education. Rose Mason, an assistant professor of educational studies in the College of Education and a member of the Purdue Autism Cluster, is principal investigator for the three-year […]

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Education faculty grant to focus on student engagement

August 8, 2018

College of Education faculty received a $1.4 million grant by the Institute of Education Sciences through the U.S. Department of Education to design and develop the CourseMIRROR mobile learning system. The system combines mobile learning technologies with natural language processing to create a continuous cycle of student reflection and then instructor feedback. The cycle aims […]

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Purdue graduate returns ‘home’ to lead College of Education

May 17, 2018

A Boilermaker alumna and first-generation college graduate will be the next dean of the College of Education at Purdue University. Nancy E. Marchand-Martella, a product of K-12 Indiana public schools (Thorntown Elementary and Western Boone Junior-Senior High School) and 1985 graduate of Purdue’s former School of Humanities, Social Science, and Education, will become the newest […]

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New Purdue teaching graduates honored with pinning ceremony

May 10, 2018

Purdue’s College of Education meets the challenges of educating 21st Century learners by discovering what works in education. Seventy-eight graduates will receive a lapel pin and a copy of the “Teacher’s Creed,” which they recite to conclude the program.

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Faculty and graduate students to present at annual conference

March 28, 2018

The College of Education and Purdue University will be attending this year’s upcoming American Education Research Association Conference with a total of 88 affiliated faculty and graduate students presenting in one or more sessions. The conference will take place from April 13 through April 17 in New York City. Below, find the finalized list of […]

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Speaker comes to Purdue in honor of Autism Awareness

March 27, 2018

In honor of Autism Awareness Month this April, the Purdue Autism Cluster is thrilled to have Dr. Ilene Schwartz as our invited speaker this year. Dr. Schwartz is a Professor of Special Education at the University of Washington and the director of Project DATA, an early intervention program for children with autism. Dr. Schwartz will […]

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Training Teachers in Slovakia

March 20, 2018

Sometimes Purdue faculty and staff don’t go to the beach on spring break. Sometimes they go to Slovakia to train teachers how to use technology in the classroom. And that’s just what a group from the College of Education did last week. Timothy Newby and Jennifer Richardson (both professors of learning design and technology), Evan […]

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Graduate programs rank in top 16 percent
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Graduate programs in ranked top 16% in nation

March 20, 2018

We are proud to announce that our graduate programs are ranked in the top 16% nationally by the US News and World Report 2019 Best Education Schools. We are ranked 43rd—up from 46th last year. The rankings are based on: peer assessment scores educational professionals assessment scores acceptance rates mean verbal and quantitative GRE scores student/faculty […]

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College of Education offers 3-year special education degree program

February 15, 2018

The first accelerated special education degree program in Indiana is now being offered at Purdue University’s College of Education. The program is intended to help reverse a statewide shortage of special education teachers. The new Fast-Track degree program begins in fall semester 2018, offering students majoring in special education the opportunity to graduate with a degree in three years.

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