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Junior faculty receive seed funding from WSU
May 5, 2017

planting seeds - new faculty seed grantsBy Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

Nine junior faculty from across WSU colleges and campuses received New Faculty Seed Grants to kick-start development of their research, scholarly or creative portfolios.

April 10: Integrative learning, transfer focus of talk
March 27, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Teaching so students learn to apply acquired knowledge and skills to new situations will be discussed by visiting professor Rebecca Nowacek in a free, public presentation 3-4:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, in CUE 518 at Washington State University. Light refreshments will be served.

March 31 deadline for pharmacy teaching fellowship
March 23, 2017

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – A two-year mentored fellowship for those with a doctor of pharmacy degree or equivalent who want to teach and do research is accepting applications through Friday, March 31.

Future teachers learn from friends with disabilities
December 22, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – A class of 12 education students at Washington State University Tri-Cities and adults with developmental disabilities are sharing lunch, games and activities once a month to make friends and develop their professional and social skills.

Libyans reunite at WSU, earn doctorates together
December 14, 2016

By Kyla Emme, College of Education intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – A shared love of English brought together three undergraduates in 2000 in Benghazi, Libya. Years and separations later, they completed Ph.D.s together in language, literacy and technology at Washington State University in 2015.

Funds support teaching with tech in local schools
November 21, 2016

By Kyla Emme, College of Education

joy-egbertPULLMAN, Wash. – Using new technology is one of the ways teachers are engaging students in order to improve their achievement in the classroom. The Harvest Foundation has awarded Washington State University $10,000 to provide teachers with things like Ozobot robots and virtual reality headsets for this purpose.

Grant to recruit Native American teachers, administrators
October 24, 2016

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

renee-holt-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Education has received a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Indian Education (OIE), one of about 20 Indian Professional Development Awards funded by the agency this year.

White House honors two for science teaching innovation
October 17, 2016

griesar-and-leakeVANCOUVER, Wash. – A unique arts-integrated approach to neuroscience education was presented last week at the White House Frontiers conference by Bill Griesar, instructor and outreach coordinator, and Jeff Leake, outreach coordinator, both with the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University Vancouver.

$2.2M to fund English learning development for teachers
October 5, 2016

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

gisela-ernst-slavit-headVANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University has won a five-year, $2.2 million grant to increase the number of certified K-8 teachers with bilingual and English learners (EL) endorsements and to provide professional development to improve EL instruction.

Oct. 27, 28: Active-learning workshops to assist faculty
September 19, 2016

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

pogil-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Teaching Academy will host guest-expert lectures on Oct. 27 and workshops Oct. 28 to give faculty hands-on experience with an educational approach that has been proven to help students learn better.