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Jun 23, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Brasof’s New Book Seeks to Amplify Student Voices

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults (Routledge), a new book by Assistant Professor of Education Marc Brasof, details Dr. Brasof’s proposed process of creating school governance structures that produce active, informed students. From the publisher:...

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Apr 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

School of Education Faculty Present at Multicultural Education Conference

Five faculty and staff from the School of Education presented at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (PA-NAME) Annual Conference earlier this month at Keystone College in La Plume, Pa. The conference featured 35 workshops on the theme “Inclusive...

Apr 3, 2015 jretter Retter

Dr. Papay Elected as Exceptional Children’s Representative

Director of Special Education Certification Programs Dr. Clare Papay has been elected Northeast Regional Representative for the Council of Exceptional Children’s Division on Career Development and Transition. Dr. Papay, who has been a part of the Arcadia faculty since 2011, is co-director...

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Mar 26, 2015 jretter Retter

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle Quoted on Philly Voice

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle, assistant professor of education and director of the Literacies, Technologies, and Citizenship Studies program, was quoted on PhillyVoice.com in “Concerns rising over Pearson, the company behind PARCC and other tests,” an article that discusses the growing concern...

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Mar 4, 2015 jretter Retter

Macalalag Helps Develop Professional Development Standards for K-12 Teachers of Engineering

Dr. Augusto Macalalag Jr., assistant professor of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, joined researchers and educators from selected universities in the U.S. to develop rubrics for the Professional Development Standards for K-12 Teachers of Engineering. The rubrics...

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Mar 4, 2015 jretter Retter

Brasof Develops Sessions on Civic Learning

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of education, worked with the Rendell Center to bring democracy and civic learning to the School District of Philadelphia’s Stanton Elementary. Under the leadership of Beth Specker, Dr. Brasof, Anne Spector, and Elaine Scarpino facilitated multiple professional...

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Baker-Doyle Facilitates Webinars, Publishes Work in the ‘International Journal of Research and Method in Education’

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle, director of literacies, technologies and citizenship studies programs, facilitated two webinars for the Connected Courses program, a professional development forum for Higher Education faculty interested in the use of connected technologies. The first webinar, which...

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Skilton-Sylvester and Shultz Lead Workshop at the AAC&U Meeting

Drs. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester and Jeff Shultz, professor of Education, presented a pre-conference workshop titled “Rethinking Reflection to Enhance Global Learning” at the Association of American Colleges and Universities’ meeting in Minneapolis, Minn. on Oct. 16.

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Mesner Publishes in ‘Arts-based and Contemplative Practices’ and ‘Out Proud’

Dr. Kerri Mesner, visiting professor in the School of Education, co-authored two chapters in a Routledge published book titled Arts-based and Contemplative practices in research and teaching: Honoring presence. She contributed to the chapters “Wrestling with the Angels of Ambiguity: Queer Paths in...

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Rosen Publishes Her Research in the ‘International Journal of Leadership in Education’ and ‘Education 3-13’

Dr. Sonia M. Rosen, visiting assistant professor, recently published two pieces of research. Her article, “Identity Performance and Collectivist Leadership in the Philadelphia Student Union,” published in the International Journal of Leadership in Education, explores youth leadership from a...

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Arcadia University and the School of Education Hosts HigherEdCamp, a Participant-led Conversation About Higher Education

On Nov. 2, Arcadia University and the School of Education hosted HigherEdCamp, an unconference dedicated to exploring how to design meaningful learning in higher education. Seventy-five administrators, faculty, and students came together from 11 different colleges and universities to engage in...

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Feb 20, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Brasof Pens Column on Civics Education

In a guest column in Citizenship Matters, Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Marc Brasof discussed how schools fail to improve despite constant changes, citing a lack of student input in decision making. “Evidence indicates school change processes improve, as do important student and...