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$2 Million grant to fund Gifted Education students

November 3, 2019

A $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education was awarded to the Purdue College of Education to investigate closing excellence and opportunity gaps for students from underserved populations in gifted education. Nielsen Pereira, assistant professor in gifted, creative and talented studies, will spearhead this research project. Pereira will be joined by co-principal investigators […]

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Department of Education grant to fund Purdue Special Education students

November 3, 2019

A $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office for Special Education Programs was awarded to the Purdue College of Education to provide special education doctoral students with full funding throughout their program of study. This project, named Project Co-LEAD, is a consortium between Purdue University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and […]

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Faculty and grad students to present research in Toronto

March 14, 2019

Sixty-six faculty and graduate students from the College of Education and Purdue University will present their research during more than 100 sessions at the 2019 American Education Research Association Annual Meeting. The conference will take place April 5 through April 9 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In addition, we are hosting a reception on Saturday, April […]

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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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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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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 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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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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