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Alum wins national award for outstanding doctoral research

May 10, 2022
Alum wins national award for outstanding doctoral research

Won Jung Kim, a 2021 graduate of Michigan State University’s Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education (CITE) doctoral program, won the Outstanding Doctoral Research Award from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. The award is one of the top honors from the organization, and recognizes research that has great significance in the field of… Read More »

Jerlando F. L. Jackson recommended as dean of MSU College of Education

April 21, 2022
Jerlando F. L. Jackson recommended as dean of MSU College of Education

MSU Provost Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D., has recommended Jerlando F. L. Jackson to be the next dean of the MSU College of Education, effective July 1, 2022. Jackson will also hold the title of MSU Foundation Professor of Education. The recommendation is subject to approval by the MSU Board of Trustees. Jackson holds both the… Read More »

MSU at AERA 2022: At a Glance

April 21, 2022
MSU at AERA 2022: At a Glance

Faculty, graduate students and alumni from the Michigan State University College of Education are sharing research throughout the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual meeting. Several are also being recognized for their exemplary work. Below, learn about some of the honorees during the 2022 conference, held this year in a dual-format, both online and in-person… Read More »

MSU research finds math textbooks don’t work for students worldwide 

April 20, 2022
MSU research finds math textbooks don’t work for students worldwide 

An international study led by Michigan State University scholars has provided a “dismal picture” of mathematics textbooks across the globe—and it has serious implications for the next generation of learners.   Among the findings, researchers discovered that student “opportunities to learn and develop mathematics literacy are so few as to almost be nonexistent” in eighth grade… Read More »

MSU professor receives premier award for education research

April 14, 2022
MSU professor receives premier award for education research

Michigan State University Professor William H. Schmidt is the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award presented by the American Educational Research Association, or AERA. It is the premier award for outstanding achievement and success in education research. Schmidt is a University Distinguished Professor and founder and director of the Center for the… Read More »

MSU named #1 in nation for four graduate programs by U.S. News

March 29, 2022
MSU named #1 in nation for four graduate programs by U.S. News

For the 28th straight year, Michigan State University has been ranked #1 in the nation for elementary and secondary teacher education. The annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report have also named MSU #1 for curriculum and instruction for the fourth straight year. “We are excited and honored to learn that our college has been recognized… Read More »

MSU research identifies top five character strengths for individuals with disabilities

March 21, 2022
MSU research identifies top five character strengths for individuals with disabilities

In a first of its kind study, Michigan State University researchers have identified the top and bottom five character strengths for most individuals with disabilities. The findings show remarkable consistency amongst groups with all types of physical, emotional and mental disabilities, and point the way toward positive changes for clinicians and clients in rehabilitation, mental… Read More »

Krajcik named University Distinguished Professor

February 28, 2022
Krajcik named University Distinguished Professor

Joseph Krajcik, an internationally recognized scholar in STEM teaching and learning, was named a University Distinguished Professor by the MSU Board of Trustees in 2021. The recognition is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a Michigan State University faculty member, and is given in acknowledgment of achievements in research, the classroom… Read More »

MSU leads national research focusing on improving racial equity in teacher preparation programs

February 24, 2022
MSU leads national research focusing on improving racial equity in teacher preparation programs

Ongoing research led by Michigan State University Associate Professor Terry Flennaugh is examining processes in teacher preparation programs that aid in enacting racial justice. The goal: Understanding elements that work and suggesting improvements for all teacher preparation programs nationwide. The work is funded by the Hewlett Foundation, which originally supported the work in 2019 with… Read More »