Miami University students choose service over sunbathing for Spring Break

College of Education, Health and Society department of teacher education, department of educational psychology, and department of kinesiology and health students travelled to the Dominican Republic over Spring Break for a service learning project. Read the news article highlighting the trip at http://www.wcpo.com/news/insider/miami-university-students-take-alternative-spring-breaks The department of educational leadership took a similar trip over winter term. Read more … More Miami University students choose service over sunbathing for Spring Break

2015-16 Kate Welling Distinguished Scholar in Disability Studies

Anne Finger is Miami University College of Education, Health and Society’s 2016 Kate Welling Distinguished Scholar in Disability Studies. Originally from Oakland, California, Anne is a writer, activist and educator working across the United States for the disability awareness movement. Throughout her career, Anne has been invited to speak at numerous universities, centers and organizations including … More 2015-16 Kate Welling Distinguished Scholar in Disability Studies

Miami University students help develop gaming ideas for AARP crowd

Find the College of Education, Health and Society‘s Bob DeSchutter in the Journal-News this week in an article profiling the 2016 Game Jam that took place this past weekend in the Engaging Technology Lab: Journal-News Tuesday, April 5, 2016: http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/local-education/miami-university-students-help-develop-gaming-idea/nqzHr/ More articles on Bob DeSchutter: Bob De Schutter op-ed on gamers over 50 Mashable.com, Raw Story.com … More Miami University students help develop gaming ideas for AARP crowd

Teacher Education Alum featured for hiking

Congratulations to Miami University Department of Teacher Education alum Jeff Alt for being featured in the April 2016 issue of Country Living magazine! The article, entitled “Take a Hike”, describes how Jeff encourages his family to get outdoors, hike and backpack. I’m sure our Department of Kinesiology and Health would be proud of him, also! His latest … More Teacher Education Alum featured for hiking

Ohio Board of Regents grant awarded for graphic novel style inquiry based learning

Oxford, OH – The Ohio Department of Education has awarded a grant of $93,242.15 to Miami University College of Arts and Science and College of Education, Health and Society for their project entitled “Writing Inquiry Stories to Explore Science (WISE Science)”. Led by Miami University’s Center for Chemistry Education, this partnership will provide professional development … More Ohio Board of Regents grant awarded for graphic novel style inquiry based learning

Department of Educational Leadership faculty awarded Benjamin Harrison Medallion

Congratulations to Miami University Department of Educational Leadership professor Kate Rousmaniere for being awarded the awarded Benjamin Harrison Medallion! The Benjamin Harrison Medallion Award is one of the most significant recognitions Miami offers faculty for contributions attesting to qualities of teaching, research and/or service. An in-depth article appears in Miami Matters: http://miamioh.edu/news/top-stories/2016/03/kate-rousmaniere-benjamin-harrison-medallion.html?utm_source=All+Faculty%2C+Staff+and+Opt+In&utm_campaign=11c833018f-Miami_Matters_Friday_April_1_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_41236ce523-11c833018f-113350053