Education

Nov 28, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dec. 8: “The Art of the Syllabus” Exhibition at Spruance Fine Arts

On Thursday, Dec. 8, “The Art of the Syllabus,” an exhibition of community service art by Arcadia University students, will be presented at the Spruance Fine Arts Center from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Each semester, students in the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” participate in...

Oct 26, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Rosen Co-Edits Volume on Current Climate of Youth Activism

Dr. Sonia Rosen, assistant professor of Education, published her first co-edited volume, Contemporary Youth Activism: Advancing Social Justice in the United States, about the history of youth activism and its current state, and how this type of activism effects changes. The volume was released...

Oct 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Offers New Teaching Model for Social Studies in Recent Article

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, recently published “An Abolition Framework: Debating Slavery by Moving Beyond the Question of Race” in the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies’ Social Studies Journal. In his article, Dr. Brasof offers a new method for teaching students...

Aug 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Speaks about “Student Voice” in Civic Education on Canadian Podcast

Jean Courtney, leader of the student voice movement in Ontario, Canada who is a retired educator in the Ministry of Education, interviewed Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, about a lack of student voices in school policy and how this relates to teens being uninterested in civic...

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Jun 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Campbell’s Music Course Featured In Philadelphia Tribune

Dr. Bruce Campbell, assistant professor in the School of Education, was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune on May 25 for a story on his innovative methods of incorporating hip-hop music into the classroom and his influence in the Philadelphia music scene. The story also discusses Campbell’s work...

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Jun 6, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Jeffrey Shultz Named Professor Emeritus

Dr. Jeffrey Shultz, who retired as professor of Education and coordinator of 5-year programs in May 2016, has been named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University. This distinction recognizes his innovative teaching style, promotion of multiculturalism on campus, and years of service to the...

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May 19, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

In Video, 2016 Grads Share Future Plans

Find out what some of the graduates of the Class of 2016 have planned after Commencement.

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Apr 26, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Build Democracies in Schools, Writes Dr. Brasof

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, published "Teach students about civics through schoolwide governance" in Kappan, the magazine for the education honors society Phi Delta Kappa.  Brasof writes of his work with the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement and...

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Mar 29, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Hosts International Teachers for Culmination of US State Dept. Program

In February, seventeen international teachers in “American Language: Connecting English Teachers to U.S. History and Culture,” a program organized by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, concluded their experience with culminating activities at Arcadia led by Dr....

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Feb 12, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

'Potter' Scholar Dr. Appelbaum Speaks with Sparknotes.com

For Dr. Peter Appelbaum, professor in the School of Education, reading the Harry Potter books is more than indulging in the magical escapism that made it the bestselling book series of all time—it's scholarly research. In addition to teaching curriculum studies and...

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Feb 11, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Brasof’s Book Reviewed in Journal of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults, a book by School of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Marc Brasof, was reviewed in The Journal of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration in January. "Marc Brasof brings to this book a...

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Jan 15, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

'Harry Potter' and Rickman's Snape Slytherin to Research at Arcadia

Beloved actor Alan Rickman, known for his languid voice and frequent portrayal of villains, died yesterday at the age of 69. For many, his role as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films brought to life a complex character and imbued him with a tragic humanity. In this 2008 article in...