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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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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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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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Faculty, News, Research

Stepping Up Technology Implementation grant awarded

October 2, 2017

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Special Education Dr. Ben Mason. In collaboration with a colleague at the University of Kansas, Ben was awarded a $2.4 million Stepping Up Technology Implementation grant from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will fund the scale-up of I-Connect, a technology-enabled, […]

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Two faculty grants fully funded

September 6, 2017

The investigation team of Trish Morita-Mullaney, Wayne Wright, and Ming Ming Chiu who received word that two US Department of Education grants were fully funded. Project PUEDE seeks to increase the overall instructional and family engagement capacities of pre- and in-service teachers, administrators and family liaisons in Indiana, serving in dual language (DL) education by improving […]

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STEM teacher recruitment project gains additional funding

August 28, 2017

CATALYST faculty, Lynn Bryan, Selcen Guzey, Muhsin Meneske, and Jill Newton, received a $195,000 award to continue a state level STEM teacher recruitment project called the 21st Century STEM Teachers Scholarship Program.  Funded by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, the 21st Century STEM Teachers Scholarship Program provides $10,000 scholarships in the form of forgivable […]

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Purdue collaborative education project gets NSF grant funding

August 23, 2017

A collaborative project involving researchers from Purdue’s College of Education received grant funding from the National Science Foundation. The overall research project received a total of $1.1 million and is a collaboration with Indiana University. The grant funding is provided through NSF’s EHR Core Research program, which supports work advancing fundamental research on STEM. Principal […]

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Purdue receives national funding for research on science education

July 28, 2017

Purdue College of Education research examining difficulty students have understanding scientific evidence received funding from the National Science Foundation. The work being led by Ala Samarapungavan, a professor of educational psychology and research methodology, received a new grant totaling $1.2 million for three years. “Instructors often assume that the evidence for scientific concepts is self-evident […]

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College receives five grants since July

October 11, 2016

Faculty members in the College of Education have recently received five new grants for projects in student success, STEM education, early physics education, and high school aviation curriculum. Carla Johnson, associate dean for Engagement and Global Partnerships, received $24.5 million in funding from the United States Department of Education for a seven-year project called GEAR […]

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GERI Director, Grad Student Recognized at Conference

February 2, 2016

Marcia Gentry, professor of gifted, creative and talented studies, and doctoral candidate Enyi Jen both received awards at the annual conference of the National Association of Gifted Children in Phoenix, Arizona. The NAGC’s Special Populations Network recognized Gentry, director of the Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute (GERI), with their signature award. The term “special […]

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