Archive for 2011

Dr. Daniel C. Moos named to Editorial Board for Metacognition and Learning

Dr. Daniel C. Moos was named to the Editorial Board for the internationally peer-reviewed journal Metacognition and Learning. This journal addresses various components of metacognition, such as metacognitive awareness, experiences, knowledge, and executive skills.

Homecoming Social for Education Alums

Greetings Education Graduates! The Gustavus Education Department would like to invite all teacher education graduates to join us for coffee and conversation on the Saturday morning of homecoming weekend.¬† We would like to share with you what is happening in education – both on campus and around the state, and we would love to hear […]

Dr. Alenuma-Nimoh Presents at the 2011 Diversity Conference

Dr. Alenuma-Nimoh attended and presented at the Eleventh International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations. This Conference¬†was held in University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, from 20 to 22 June, 2011. The topic of Dr. Alenuma-Nimoh’s presentation is “Exploring the Complexities of Gendered Globalization”.

Gustavus participates in Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA)

The Gustavus Education Department is moving forward to implement the TPA as a part of the student teaching semester. Students complete an analysis of a unit they teach, including video of their teaching and assessment data. Faculty are currently being trained to evaluate this comprehensive assessment, and all student teachers will complete the TPA as […]

New Publication!!

Dr. Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh collaborated with Dr. Loramy Gerstbauer of Political Science Department to write a book chapter entitled: “Gendered Globalization: A Reexamination of the Changing roles of women in Africa”. The title of the book, edited by Dip Kapoor of the University of Alberta, Canada, is CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON NEOLIBERAL GLOBALIZATION, DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION IN […]

Presidential Faculty Student Collaboration Grant awarded to Dr. Daniel C. Moos

Dr. Daniel C. Moos was recently awarded the Presidential Faculty Student Collaboration Grant for the Summer of 2011. This grant will support a collaborative research project with one of the College’s pre-service teachers, Alyssa Ringdal. Dr. Moos is honored to have received this award and looks forward to working with Alyssa. This grant will support […]

Dr. Alenuma-Nimoh Presents at MN ASCD Conference

On March 9, 2011, Dr. Alenuma-Nimoh presented at the Minnesota Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Conference. The abstract of the presentation is as follows: Multicultural instruction and differentiated instruction are similar in many ways. They are both set on the premise that good teaching caters to the needs of ALL students by ensuring […]

Pitton presents at international education conference

Professor Debra Pitton presented a workshop on using case studies to foster problem solving skills in education students at the Hawaii International Education Conference January 4 – 7, 2011. The workshop used her recently published book as a basis for the hands-on session.

Selected to chair the Roundtable Session titled, “Challenging the Norm: Curriculum, Teacher Resistance, and Special Education” at the 2011 AERA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 8 – 12.

It is an honor to have been selected to chair the Roundtable Session titled, “Challenging the Norm: Curriculum, Teacher Resistance, and Special Education” at the 2011 AERA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 8 – 12. I look forward to the conference and to executing my duties as chair.