‘Faculty’ Category

Dr. Moos appointed as the College Assessment Director

Dr. Moos was recently appointed as the College Assessment Director. He will be responsible for supporting academic departments and programs of the College in ongoing assessment processes. The Director will also assist offices and units on campus to develop and implement evaluations of their units’ contributions to student learning. Dr. Moos, who is also the […]

Jane Schuck Retires

Education instructor, Jane Schuck, retired at the end of the 2013-14 academic year. She will be missed by her students and colleagues. They sent her off with a musical farewell. You can watch it now.      

Jane Schuck retires from the Education Department

Jane Schuck, who has taught for 11 years in the Education Department at Gustavus, retires at the end of this academic year.  Jane taught Inclusive Classrooms and Reading in  the Content Area as well as supervised many student teachers. We will miss her humor and her strong teaching skills!

Ruth Mason Teaching Award given to Deb Pitton

Deb Pitton was awarded the first annual Ruth Mason Teaching Award for ‘Excellence in January Off-Campus Teaching.’ Students from the January 2014 service learning course in Peru nominated Pitton for this award.

Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh Delivers Lecture on Mulitcultural Education In Ghana

As I approach the end of my sabbatical, I am intrigued by how much I have accomplished and baffled by the possibilities and opportunities to do more. I am grateful for the invitation by my host department, Educational Foundations, to give the first departmental lecture on April 8, 2014. Here is a gist on the […]

Another Sabbatical Activity: Book Chapter

Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh’s NAME (National Association for Multicultural Education) Book chapter proposal was accepted for the upcoming first book of the NAME Series. The Diversity, Equity and Social Justice Handbook for Practicing Educators is a four-book series. This first handbook, Leadership, will provide school leaders with practical steps for implementing multicultural education into schools. Here is the […]

Dr. Moos publishes with Amanda Miller (’13)

Dr. Daniel Moos co-authored an article in British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science with Amanda Miller, an Elementary Education graduate from Gustavus Adolphus College (’13). This study examined how epistemological beliefs (EB) and self-regulated learning beliefs (SRLB) affect pre-service teachers’ evaluation of lesson plans. The sample included 33 pre-service teachers, all of whom […]

Dr. Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh presents at the 23rd annual NAME conference

  Dr. Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh presents at the 23rd annual NAME (National Association for Multicultural Education) international conference in Oakland CA, on November 7, 2013. The title of her presentation is Embracing the light and re/visioning multicultural education from a Ghanaian-American perspective. The abstract is as follows:   “A perspective that requires the re-visioning of multicultural […]

Eight Gustavus Education Majors Travel to Costa Rica

Eight Gustavus elementary and secondary education students returned from 19 days in Costa Rica as the travel portion of a Career Orientation to Teaching couse. This course provided students the opportunity to explore the educational system of Costa Rica by assisting in English Language classrooms. Home-stays and weekend travel provided immersion in the culture and […]

Dan Moos presents Research in Granada, Spain

Dan Moos, Education, presented at a conference in Granada, Spain. The conference, Cognition and the Web: Information processing, comprehension, and learning, was truly international as participants came from Germany, the Netherlands, USA, Spain, England, France, and Japan. The conference focused on research which has examined cognitive demands associated with learning in nonlinear environments. The presentation […]