Online summer course helps K-12 meet new requirements

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – To help Washington K-12 schools comply with new requirements for teaching American Indian history and culture, Washington State University is offering an online summer course closely aligned with the state-created curriculum.

Research helps address state requirement for tribal education

SPOKANE, Wash. – Shortly after Washington’s governor signed a law in May requiring Native American history, culture and government to be taught in state schools, a curriculum designed in part by a Washington State University educator debuted to help K-12 teachers meet the need.

Small acreage stewardship curriculum wins award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A curriculum developed to help the growing number of small acreage landowners become good land stewards has been named winner of a national award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service.   “Living on the Land,” the curriculum developed by an eight-state team, is being awarded […]

Web conference showcases new business curriculum

VANCOUVER — Business professors at Washington State University Vancouver have developed an MBA program with curriculum designed around “stakeholder theory” and will host a web conference on the new curriculum Oct. 18. Stakeholder theory teaches that long-term business success in creating competitive advantage requires recognizing the vital interdependence between businesses and critical stakeholders such as […]

WSU Vancouver nailing down core curriculum

VANCOUVER – Last month, faculty at WSU Vancouver convened for a General Education Summer Institute to discuss the core courses and selection of course materials for undergraduate studies in fall of 2006. The campus theme of the general education program at Washington State University Vancouver is “Global Change in a Local Context.” Life, culture, politics, economics, demographics, […]

Multilingual writing focus of workshop

Faculty can gain insights on how to better communicate with students through writing at WSU’s annual Writing Across the Curriculum workshop will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, May 9-10, in Smith CUE 518. It is open to instructors who use either formal or informal writing in their classes. This year’s workshop will emphasize understanding and […]

Writing Across the Curriculum

WSU’s Campus Writing Programs will present a two-day Writing Across the Curriculum workshop on Monday and Tuesday, May 12 and 13. The workshop is open to all WSU teachers — graduate students, instructors and faculty — who want or need to use writing in their courses. Faculty who teach “Writing in the Major” courses are […]