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School of Teaching and Learning faculty attend, present at NAEYC Professional Learning Institute

Posted on July 05, 2017

Layna Cole, Marilyn Labrensz, and Erin Gillett attended the NAEYC Professional Learning Institute in San Francisco, June 11-14. While there, they presented a paper and a poster at the meeting of the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators. Their paper, Community-Based Professional Development: Crossing Boundaries to New Territories, described our three-year process of establishing an ongoing community of practice with area preschool teachers and directors. The poster described MSUM’s role in creating Minnesota’s Early Childhood Education Transfer Pathway.

Drs. Dosch, Paul lead study abroad course in Dominican Republic

Posted on June 22, 2017

Dr. Mary Dosch, Psychology, and Dr. David Paul, Counseling and Student Affairs, recently returned from co-teaching a 12 day study abroad course to the Dominican Republic. This intercultural, interdisciplinary tour included graduate and undergraduate students from Counseling and Student Affairs, Anthropology, Social Work, Speech Language Hearing and Education.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Bradbury presents at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Posted on May 09, 2017

Dr. Boyd Bradbury presented recently at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Dr. Bradbury’s presentation was entitled An Analysis of Pedagogical Dissonance and Resilience Experienced by Teacher Candidates on Foreign Soil.

Bradbury earns additional QM Certification for course design

Posted on May 08, 2017

Dr. Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 701 Introduction to Advanced Scholarship and Leadership. This is Dr. Bradbury’s seventh course to earn QM Certification. QM reviews are a rigorous peer review process, recognized at both the state and national levels. Congratulations to Dr. Bradbury on his achievement!

Coquyt, Bradbury earn QM Certification for course design

Posted on May 02, 2017

Dr. Michael Coquyt, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 690 Teacher Leadership.

Dr. Boyd Bradbury, also of the School of Teaching & Learning, earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 793 Higher Education Administration.

QM reviews are a rigorous peer review process, recognized at both the state and national levels. Congratulations to Dr. Coquyt and Dr. Bradbury on their achievements!

Equal Education for all? Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline

Posted on April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20 | 7 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorum 

Panel Discussion  Read the rest of this entry →

Grineski published in ‘Country School Journal’

Posted on April 17, 2017

Retired MSUM faculty member Steve Grineski recently had an article published about the MSTC and MSC Rural Teacher Education program in “Country School Journal.” The article featured a case study about Marion Gee, a woman who went through the program and then taught in the college’s affiliated rural school program. The article, titled, “Learning to Teach in the Countryside: Marion Gee (1928-2015)” can be found at countryschooljournal.com.

 

 

Study in Tanzania this summer, earn undergraduate or graduate-level credits

Posted on April 05, 2017

ANTH 490/STL 490/590 Health, Education, and Environment in Tanzania Today will be a unique immersive, experiential educational opportunity focused on the challenges of delivering basic healthcare and education to the diverse population of a rapidly developing nation.This program is open to students of all majors. Tentative dates are June 4-24, 2017.

Information sessions will be held:

  • Monday, April 3, 7-9 p.m. in King Hall 110
  • Tuesday April 4, 6-7 p.m. in King Hall 110
  • Wednesday April 5, 7-8 p.m. in King Hall 110

For more information visit www.brucedroberts.com or contact Bruce Roberts (robertsb@mnstate.edu) or John Benson (bensonj@mnstate.edu).

3 MSUM alumnae named Fargo Public Schools District elementary school principals

Posted on March 28, 2017

Three MSUM alumnae were named elementary school principals in the Fargo Public Schools District for the upcoming school year. Congratulations to Cathy Selberg, Karrie Rage and Leandra Ostrom!  Read the rest of this entry →

Noyce Scholarship information sessions

Posted on March 22, 2017

Interested in STEM and STEM education? Noyce Scholarships are available for math or science majors who add a teaching major. Current undergraduates are eligible for multi-year scholarships and returning students can receive one year of funding.

Noyce Scholars receive full tuition and partial room/board (a bit more than $13,000 per year).

Noyce Scholarship applications are open until March 29. See the website to learn more about the program and for an online application.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Boyd Bradbury presents paper in Barcelona, awarded certificate

Posted on February 20, 2017

Dr. Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a paper entitled The Impact of Pedagogical Dissonance and Associated Resilience within a Foreign Sociocultural Context of Teaching Abroad at the International Conference on Education and Psychological Sciences in Barcelona, Spain last week. Bradbury was awarded a certificate for the Best Oral Presentation of the Education Management and Evaluation session.

Upcoming events for all education majors

Posted on February 10, 2017

Join EMSP for these great upcoming events!  Read the rest of this entry →

Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Series

Posted on February 10, 2017

Friday, Feb. 10 | 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Women’s Center

WGS Colloquium Series Presents: “A radical ethic: Witnessing as a framework for compassion and responsivity” by Dr. Sheila Marquardt, Associate Professor, School of Teaching & Learning, on Friday, Feb. 10 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges).

See the attached document for more information.

Study abroad in Tanzania this summer

Posted on January 27, 2017

The ANTH 390/ED 390 Health, Education, and Environment in Tanzania Today course, led by Dr. Bruce Roberts (Anthropology/Earth Science) and Dr. John Benson (School of Teaching and Learning), is a unique immersive, experiential educational opportunity that will focus on the challenges of delivering basic healthcare and education to the diverse population of a rapidly developing nation. This program is open to students of all majors.  Read the rest of this entry →

Labrensz presents at Hawaii International Conference on Education

Posted on January 12, 2017

Marilyn Labrensz, School of Teaching and Learning, presented “Re-establishing a Collaborative Relationship” at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, held Jan. 3-6, 2017 in Honolulu, HI.

Dragons in the News

Posted on December 13, 2016

MSUM’s Sannes nabs 2nd NSIC player of the week honor, WDAY: “For the second time this season, Minnesota State University Moorhead junior Drew Sannes has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Player of the Week in women’s basketball.”

Tough stuff: First-year teachers learn new lessons, West Fargo Pioneer: “Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate Abby Neppl, a special education teacher at Liberty Middle School in West Fargo, didn’t know what to expect for her first year of teaching.”

MSUM wins Salvation Army Mascot Challenge, Inforum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead raised the most funds during the Salvation Army’s Mascot Challenge Saturday, Dec. 3, at Scheels All Sports here.”

Gibson earns All-American honors, Morris Sun Tribune: “Minnesota State University Moorhead wide receiver Damon Gibson’s record-setting season continues to give him accolades. The junior was named to the American Football Coaches Association Coaches All-America Second Team, it was announced on Wednesday, Dec. 7.”

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Beavers ousted late by Moorhead, Bemidji Pioneer: “In a game that could have gone either way, the Bemidji State men’s basketball team got the short end of the stick, falling 90-84 to Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday night.”

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Dragons double up BSU, Bemidji Pioneer: “Chelsea DeVille challenged her Bemidji State women’s basketball team to find its identity after a 102-50 drubbing from Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday night.”

MSUM rolls past Bemidji State, Inforum: “Ayob Ayob scored a game-high 22 points and Tanner Kretchman finished with 18 points and eight assists as Minnesota State-Moorhead defeated Bemidji State 90-84 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate men’s basketball on Saturday, Dec. 10.”

Dragon men and women each extend winning streaks to eight games, WDAY: “Coming of their second buzzer beater in as many weeks, the MSU Moorhead men’s basketball team was in Bemidji going for their eighth win in a row.”

Dragons upend Bemidji State in women’s basketball, Inforum: “Jacky Volkert recorded 16 points and ten rebounds and Drew Sannes poured in 28 points as Minnesota State-Moorhead defeated Bemidji State 102-50 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women’s basketball on Saturday, Dec. 10.”

MSUM expects 430 students to graduate Dec. 15, Inforum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to about 430 students during its fall commencement program at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse.”

Sue Severson Earns QM Certification for Second Course in 2016

Posted on December 07, 2016

Dr. Sue Severson, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for her online course: SPED 471/571 Behavioral and Environmental Management.

QM Reviews are a rigorous peer review process. She will be recognized for this success at both the state and national level. Congratulations to Sue on this achievement!

Dr. Coquyt, Dr. Swaggert, Dr. Bradbury and Dr. Karch Present at Minnesota Rural Education Association Conference

Posted on November 22, 2016

Dr. Mike Coquyt and Dr. Julie Swaggert presented on, “Teacher Leadership: Maximize Your Human Capital” (Different Complimentary Roles and Distributive Leadership). Dr. Boyd Bradbury and Dr. Lisa Karch presented with Jeremy Kovash, Executive Director at Lakes Country Cooperative and Bruce Jensen, Executive Director at Northwest Cooperative on “Online 18 – Preserving Concurrent Enrollment.”

Over 350 people from rural school districts across the state of Minnesota were in attendance at the 2016 Annual Conference, Making Teaching Matter.

Principal Panel

Posted on November 17, 2016

Thursday, Nov. 17 | 6:30 p.m. | Lommen 203

On Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Lommen 203 join us as local principals and teachers share their experiences to help gain a better insight on various education topics including the hiring process, working, with families, classroom expectations and more. Bring your questions, a friend, and your appetite!

See the Facebook event for more information.

School of Teaching and Learning Faculty Present at Conference

Posted on November 16, 2016

Deanne Borgeson, Keri DeSutter, Marci Glessner, and Shirley Johnson, School of Teaching and Learning, recently attended and presented at the Teacher Education Division Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children held in Lexington, Ky. In total faculty presented four presentations:

  1. Improving Teacher Preparation for Inclusive Education: Standards Matter (Keri DeSutter)
  2. Putting the Teaching Back into Online Teaching (Keri DeSutter and Shirley Johnson)
  3. Active Integration of Standards and Professional Organizations into Coursework (Marci Glessner, Deanne Borgeson, and Keri DeSutter)
  4. Developing a One-Stop Advising Site with Your Online Learning Management System (Marci Glessner and Deanne Borgeson)
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