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Dr. Richard Olenchak recipient for NAGC Award

September 18, 2018

Recently, Dr. Richard Olenchak, professor and head of the Department of Educational Studies here at the College of Education, has been awarded the National Association for Gifted Children Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes him for his dedication to NAGC and his many years of work in the field of gifted education both as a […]

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Faculty, News

Project EINSTEIN addresses need for more STEM educators

September 5, 2018

Faculty in Purdue’s College of Education has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a project to train highly qualified K-12 STEM educators and provide financial support for Purdue STEM education students. Project EINSTEIN: Excellence in STEM Teaching in Indiana through Integrating Engineering Practice and Design Principles is a multidisciplinary collaboration […]

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Faculty, News

Dean Marchand-Martella: Changing the World

September 4, 2018

Get to know the newly appointed Suzi and Dale Gallagher Dean of Education, Nancy Marchand-Martella, and learn where she plans to take Purdue University’s College of Education. Dean Marchand-Martella describes the importance of the role of the College of Education, stating “… we conduct high quality research at a research-intensive university, we publish in high […]

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Faculty, News, Research

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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Academics, Faculty, News, Research

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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Events, Faculty, Graduate Students, News

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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Academics, Faculty, Graduate Students, News, Undergraduate Students

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
Faculty, Graduate Students, News, Rankings

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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Awards, Faculty, News

Eichinger named 150th Anniversary Professor 

January 26, 2018

The Office of the Provost has named David Eichinger, associate professor of curriculum and instruction as 150th Anniversary Professors to recognize their achievements in teaching at Purdue. Ten faculty will be named as inaugural 150th Anniversary Professors to coincide with the upcoming 150th anniversary of Purdue. Faculty who achieve this new designation also will receive […]

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Awards, Faculty, News

Purdue online educators win awards from top association

December 8, 2017

Three Purdue online education efforts captured major awards Nov. 16 from the Online Learning Consortium, calling national attention to Purdue’s contributions. The awards were given during the OLC Accelerate conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The award winners were: Jennifer Richardson, professor of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education. Richardson shared the 2017 […]

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