Tag: School of Education

School of Education Marks 50 Years of Shaping Educators

School of Education Marks 50 Years of Shaping Educators

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout Webster University‚Äôs 100-year history, the school has responded to the needs of the St. Louis community in a variety of ways, such as offering scholarships, providing volunteers to local charities, and turning to the community for new program ideas. The Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics is one such example; the program began 50 […]

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Centennial Celebration: 50 Years of Graduate Education Programs Nov. 12

Centennial Celebration: 50 Years of Graduate Education Programs Nov. 12

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

In association with the Webster University Centennial, the School of Education faculty and staff invite you to a celebration of 50 years of graduate education programs at Webster University. The event will be held Wednesday, Nov. 12, with a reception from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Webster Groves Room of Webster Hall. Following the reception, the […]

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Sustainability Studies Now in Department of Teacher Education

Sustainability Studies Now in Department of Teacher Education

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Sustainability Studies Committee is pleased to announce that the Department of Teacher Education became our new home as of summer 2014. What has not changed is the interdisciplinary nature of the committee and our work of overseeing the minor in sustainability studies and promoting sustainability education across the curriculum and throughout the Webster community. […]

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Around Webster: Applied Educational Psychology Study; STLCC International Student Presentation; ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL

Around Webster: Applied Educational Psychology Study; STLCC International Student Presentation; ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL English as a Second Language (ESL) faculty members Carolyn Trachtova, Amy Roither and Tamara Rodney presented at the annual Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MIDTESOL) Fall Conference in Warrensburg, Missouri, on Saturday, Oct. 25. In their […]

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School of Education Receives ‘Teachers Matter’ Grant from Boeing

School of Education Receives ‘Teachers Matter’ Grant from Boeing

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Boeing Company has awarded a grant to a team of faculty members in the Webster University School of Education to develop an innovative teacher education course with The Soulard School in St. Louis. The innovative course funded by the grant will combine an early field experience in The Soulard School with problem-based learning in […]

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In the News: Kinetic Charging Station; McGee ’01 Ed Award; Chess in Slate; Teeter Variety Production

In the News: Kinetic Charging Station; McGee ’01 Ed Award; Chess in Slate; Teeter Variety Production

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Kinetic/Solar Charging Station Noted as Cutting-Edge Tech Webster University’s new kinetic mobile charging station was featured in a story at Clean Technica: Most noticeable is the solar panel that doubles as a shade and weather protector (for the record, the kinetic energy soccer field also has […]

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Around Webster: Geneva Doctorates; McElwee Piece Opens Public Media Commons; Student Chemistry Research; Ruzicka at NEA Network

Around Webster: Geneva Doctorates; McElwee Piece Opens Public Media Commons; Student Chemistry Research; Ruzicka at NEA Network

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Three Geneva Faculty Awarded Doctorates Three faculty members at Webster University Geneva were awarded doctorates earlier this year, following research covering a variety of business topics at universities from France to Serbia. Viktor Polic, adjunct faculty of Computer Science at Webster Geneva, defended his […]

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In the News: Akande on diversity; Cross (on air today) and Smith on Ferguson; Arcade praise; Rishe on NCAA

In the News: Akande on diversity; Cross (on air today) and Smith on Ferguson; Arcade praise; Rishe on NCAA

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent and news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Akande at Public Radio on Preparing Diverse Students for Success Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, recorded an essay at NPR affiliate St. Louis Public Radio about how universities can prepare students from diverse backgrounds for successful […]

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In the News: Akande on economy, named to Enterprise Bank board; McKissack on SOE board; McElyea’s fitness journey

In the News: Akande on economy, named to Enterprise Bank board; McKissack on SOE board; McElyea’s fitness journey

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Akande Discusses Upswing in Economy on Fox 2 Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, discussed the state of the economy in a one-on-one interview with St. Louis’ Fox 2 News. During the interview, he cited various factors as […]

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Applied Educational Psychology Program Takes Off with International Presentations, Internships

Applied Educational Psychology Program Takes Off with International Presentations, Internships

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Educational Specialist (EdS) degree program in Applied Educational Psychology: School Psychology, which officially launched in June 2013, has taken off this year, with students presenting at an international conference in this field, and the program’s first school interns placed for the 2014-15 school year. The post-master’s EdS provides a specialist degree program that completes […]

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