Tag: School of Education

Around Webster: McMullen to APBS Board; Thomas’, Mansager’s Psychology Text; Eliceiri on Religion

Around Webster: McMullen to APBS Board; Thomas’, Mansager’s Psychology Text; Eliceiri on Religion

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: McMullen Elected to Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) Board Victoria McMullen, associate professor in the School of Education, has been elected to the executive board of the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS). APBS has a membership of 900 with chapters in several […]

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Diefenbacher to Colorado, will Coordinate Programs in Education for Global Sustainability

Diefenbacher to Colorado, will Coordinate Programs in Education for Global Sustainability

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The School of Education wishes Lori Diefenbacher a fond farewell as she leaves her full-time position with Webster University in St. Louis due to a recent move to Denver, Colorado, to be closer to family. She has recently accepted a full-time position with Metro State University as an individualized degree specialist. We are pleased to […]

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School of Education Achieves Continued National Accreditation

School of Education Achieves Continued National Accreditation

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The School of Education has been informed that the Continuous Improvement Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) at its May 5-7, meeting in Bethesda, Maryland, decided to continue the NCATE accreditation of the School of Education at Webster University at the initial teacher preparation and advanced preparation levels. As noted […]

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Webster Grad Student Creates Cross-Cultural Art Project

Webster Grad Student Creates Cross-Cultural Art Project

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University graduate student Abby Birhanu created The Global Art Project using an alumni grant from the Fulbright Teachers Exchange Program.  Under her leadership and coordination, 66 students between the ages of 12 and 18 from four different countries created a cross-cultural art project. Birhanu began pursuing her master’s degree in Applied Educational Psychology in […]

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Hyman Runs Smithsonian Magazine Instagram This Week

Hyman Runs Smithsonian Magazine Instagram This Week

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University School of Education adjunct faculty member Randall Hyman is the guest photographer this week on the Smithsonian Magazine’s Instagram account. Check out his photos and captions on Instagram at instagram.com/smithsonianmagazine, or follow with your own Instagram account. Hyman traveled the Norwegian Arctic as an Independent Fulbright Scholar on research ships, coast guard vessels, […]

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Around Webster: Rodriguez, Callan, Ervin, Col. Liddy Speeches; Scharf on Critical Evaluation

Around Webster: Rodriguez, Callan, Ervin, Col. Liddy Speeches; Scharf on Critical Evaluation

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: Rodriguez Emcees International Trade Night Guillermo Rodriguez, director of International Projects and Study Abroad at Webster University served as master of ceremonies for the 6th annual International Trade Night sponsored by the St. Louis International Partnership on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The St. Louis […]

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4th Annual Sustainability Institute for P12 Educators: ‘The Ripple Effect: Water Education,’ June 24-26

4th Annual Sustainability Institute for P12 Educators: ‘The Ripple Effect: Water Education,’ June 24-26

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The School of Education, in partnership with the US Green Building Council, MICDS, Earthways, and the St Louis Zoo, will host the 4th annual Sustainability Institute for P12 Educators on June 24-26. “The Ripple Effect: Water Education” will focus on water issues, and help educators bring awareness to our youth, consider their responsibilities, and take […]

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April 16: TESL’s Kaiser Presents on Cultural Aspects of Harbin, China Experience

April 16: TESL’s Kaiser Presents on Cultural Aspects of Harbin, China Experience

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

DJ Kaiser, School of Education assistant professor and coordinator of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), will deliver a public presentation on his recent experience visiting Harbin, China. The presentation, “Providing Instructional Feedback in a Global Setting: English Education in China,” will take place on Wednesday, April 16, at 4 p.m. in the Library […]

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Photography: Webster Alumnus Makes Career of Shooting the Stars

Photography: Webster Alumnus Makes Career of Shooting the Stars

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Why take a interdisciplinary core curriculum? Because you never know how you’ll put different skills to use. Webster Univeristy alumnus Maarten de Boer majored in special education, but since graduating he has made a career of photographing some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities. It was photography and the photo classes he took as electives at Webster […]

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Two Years into Federal TESL Grant, Webster Kansas City Celebrates Results with Teachers

Two Years into Federal TESL Grant, Webster Kansas City Celebrates Results with Teachers

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Culturally Responsive Instruction for English Language Learners grant through the U.S. Department of Education is now two years old. The grant project provides participating teachers in the Kansas City Public Schools with 21 credit hours (seven courses), which can be applied to a Master’s in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) degree […]

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