education

education

IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

Indiana University East Director of the Campus Library Frances Yates was one of 10 librarians to receive the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award was presented December 2 in New York City.FrancesYates1

Read more on IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service…

IU East School of Education graduates rank among most effective teachers in the state

IU East School of Education graduates rank among most effective teachers in the state

Indiana University East’s School of Education ranks as one of the top public universities producing the most effective teachers in Indiana. Teacers

The State Board of Education evaluated first, second, and third-year teachers based on four performance standards: highly effective, effective, improvement necessary, and ineffective. According to the State Board of Education, the 2012-2013 school year was the first year for statewide teacher evaluation and this is the first collection of baseline aggregate results.

Read more on IU East School of Education graduates rank among most effective teachers in the state…

IU East’s School of Education receives accreditation from NCATE

IU East’s School of Education receives accreditation from NCATE

Indiana University East’s School of Education received accreditation for seven years through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The undergraduate program received continuing accreditation.Marilyn-Watkins

Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards said, “Accreditation of our professional degree programs is a sign of the quality upon which we insist, and that quality translates into successful graduates and communities. Our teacher education graduates are second to none.”

Read more on IU East’s School of Education receives accreditation from NCATE…

IU East tickets for overflow seating available for Jonathan Kozol lecture April 3

IU East tickets for overflow seating available for Jonathan Kozol lecture April 3

Tickets for the lecture by education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol are still available at Indiana University East. Kozol is visiting the campus April 3 to present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.” The tickets available are for overflow seating in Whitewater Hall room 132 and the Whitewater Hall Community Room. The presentation will be steamed live to these locations.

Read more on IU East tickets for overflow seating available for Jonathan Kozol lecture April 3…

IU East brings Jonathan Kozol to campus to discuss public education

IU East brings Jonathan Kozol to campus to discuss public education

Education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol will visit Indiana University East April 3 at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. Kozol will present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.”

Read more on IU East brings Jonathan Kozol to campus to discuss public education…

IU East School of Education offers credential in Online Instruction beginning this January

IU East School of Education offers credential in Online Instruction beginning this January

Indiana University East’s School of Education will offer a credit-based credential in Online Instruction and Assessment (SCOIA) beginning this spring. The specialized credential has been developed for K-12 grade teachers, post-secondary teachers, private and governmental organizational operations, non-profit organizations, and training for businesses. This credit-based credential complements IU East’s non-credit-based certificate in online teaching that is designed for college and university instructors.

Read more on IU East School of Education offers credential in Online Instruction beginning this January…

IU East’s Center for Teaching and Learning to offer certificate in online teaching for college faculty, graduate students

IU East’s Center for Teaching and Learning to offer certificate in online teaching for college faculty, graduate students

Indiana University East’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will offer a Certificate in Online Teaching, the first session to begin January 7, 2013.

Trudi Weyermann, dean of Distance Education and associate vice chancellor for Teaching and Learning, said the certificate is the next logical step for IU East because the university currently offers nine online degree completion programs with over 400 online courses, about 150 taught every semester.

Read more on IU East’s Center for Teaching and Learning to offer certificate in online teaching for college faculty, graduate students…

IU East provides free teaching materials through Indiana Department of Education in-kind award

IU East provides free teaching materials through Indiana Department of Education in-kind award

The Indiana University East Center for Economic Education has received a $15,000 in-kind award from the Indiana Department of Education that will allow K-12 teachers in nine counties free access to educational curriculum materials. The Center for Economic Education is a part of the School of Business and Economics.

Read more on IU East provides free teaching materials through Indiana Department of Education in-kind award…