Tag: School of Education

Owens Awarded STEM Teachers Scholarship

Owens Awarded STEM Teachers Scholarship

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University senior Sam Owens has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teachers for America’s Future Signature Sponsors. Owens is studying secondary education and also pursuing certification in unified science biology. Following graduation, Owens will also have the opportunity to apply […]

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Webster, Harbin Universities Start Joint Language Program

Webster, Harbin Universities Start Joint Language Program

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University has entered into a student exchange agreement with Harbin University, a highly-respected Chinese university, located just north of the Korean Peninsula and adjacent to southeastern Russia. Under the agreement, Harbin students studying to become K-12 English language teachers will spend their junior and senior years at Webster University’s School of Education, located on […]

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TESL Assistant Professor Candidate Job Talk Schedule

TESL Assistant Professor Candidate Job Talk Schedule

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Four candidates for the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) assistant professor position have been invited to present a 45-minute talk followed by 15 minutes of questions and response. The Webster University community is invited to attend any of these sessions. Candidate 1 Tuesday, July 23, noon – 1 p.m., East Academic Building, Room […]

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School of Education Hosts Middle School Summer Academy

School of Education Hosts Middle School Summer Academy

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s School of Education will host it’s second annual Middle School Summer Academy on the Webster Groves campus June 20-21 and 24-28. Select students from De LaSalle, Marian and St. Margaret of Scotland middle schools will participate in Historical Thinking Skills, Sustainability Issues, Art Literacy and Leadership activities, while learning about college life in […]

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Stiles Publishes with Alumnus on Growing Up Muslim in Other Cultures

Stiles Publishes with Alumnus on Growing Up Muslim in Other Cultures

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

School of Education professor Deborah Stiles publishes a book chapter with former Webster University MAT student, Osman Özturgut, now assistant professor of Doctoral Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word, in San Antonio, Texas. Their invited book chapter, “The Personal Aspirations and Cherished Ideals of Muslim Adolescents Living in Norway and Singapore,” was written […]

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SOE’s Marlene Birkman Authors Ruth Lynford Biography

SOE’s Marlene Birkman Authors Ruth Lynford Biography

| May 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University School of Education professor Marlene Birkman has garnered attention in recent years for her biographies of world leaders in design and architecture. Her second biography in three years, Ruth Lynford: My Life in Design, was released this spring. Ruth Lynford is an internationally recognized interior designer as well as a political force, who […]

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Wilkinson Presents at International Reading Association Convention

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the International Reading Association’s 58th Annual Convention in San Antonio, April 18 – 23, Phyllis Wilkinson, professor in the department of Communication Arts, Reading and Early Childhood (CARE); and Gwendolyn Turner, associate professor at the University of Missouri, presented a session to teachers, researchers and administrators from Thailand, Canada, Nova Scotia and the U.S. […]

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Webster in the News Tonight: Student Powers on KSDK; Faculty on KETC for Sustainability

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two media appearances tonight (Thursday, April 18) involving Webster University community members: Webster University junior Samantha Powers is scheduled to be featured in an interview with Rene Knott on NBC affiliate KSDK’s (channel 5 in St. Louis) 5 p.m. newscast tonight, Thursday, April 18. UPDATE: This feature has been rescheduled for Sunday, April 21 at […]

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In the News: SOE Alumna is Teacher of Year; Rishe on March Madness; MTAP at Public Radio

In the News: SOE Alumna is Teacher of Year; Rishe on March Madness; MTAP at Public Radio

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes: SOE Alumna Janis Receives Early Childhood Education Honor Webster University School of Education alumna Lisa Janis was named National Child Care Teacher of the Year by the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation, which promotes early childhood education. Janis, an early childhood teacher in the Lindbergh School […]

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Webster Alumni News: Sustainable Business, eLearning, Film Production, Novel

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster Geneva alumnus Nicholas Horekens ’09 co-founded the social enterprise, Alice & Whittles, in early 2012 to create apparel and shoes empowering the skills and traditions of artisans in France and India. Recently, they launched on the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter with a collection of espadrilles. Alice & Whittles uses a business model that ensure ethical […]

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