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WSU Assessment website recognized as a national model 
May 2, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment has selected the WSU’s Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning website to be featured this month as a model for communication practices and resource accessibility.

Ask Dr. Universe: Does science get harder every year?
March 28, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – We’ve got about three pounds of brain in our heads that help us look for answers and solve all kinds of problems. But it isn’t always easy. Sometimes an experiment doesn’t go the way I expect or I get stuck on a particularly tricky science question.

Growth mindset study seeks to expand to area high schools
November 5, 2014

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Ehrlinger-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Believing in your ability to learn can make you smarter. This is the idea Joyce Ehrlinger, assistant professor of psychology at Washington State University, is bringing to high school classrooms in the Inland Northwest.

Expert professors share favorite classroom tools
May 2, 2014

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

Zollars-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The flashing VCR clock—00:00, 00:00, 00:00—was once as ubiquitous as the response: Let a teenager fix it. While the belief that young people are more adept at technology—how do they text and walk at the same time?—is not baseless, it is often overinflated.

‘Culture of the Land’ connects teachers to local research
May 1, 2014

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

wheat-field-80MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Educators and students from six area school districts recently engaged in hands-on activities that will help them integrate science curricula and collaborate with each other. The “Culture of the Land” workshop at Washington State University Mount Vernon focused on local grains and bread making.

Media advisory: WSU announces learning, leadership center
March 25, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

CTll-100PULLMAN, Wash. – News media are invited to attend Washington State University’s official announcement of the new Center for Transformational Learning and Leadership (CTLL). A news conference will be 9-9:30 a.m. Friday, March 28, at the WSU Ensminger Pavilion, 455 Lincoln Dr., Pullman.

Feb. 25: High demand for workshop on engaging students
February 18, 2014

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

Rebecca-Van-de-Vord-80PULLMAN, Wash. – More seats have been added to next week’s faculty-led workshop on engaging students after high demand quickly filled the initial allotment of 36.