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recent faculty and graduate student

FACULTY Lynn bryan received a Faculty Program of Study in a Second Discipline award.

Nadine Dolby had an essay “Reflections on Nation: American Undergradutes and Education Abroad” in the summer 2007 issue of the Journal of Studies in International Education.

Susan Gunderson was awarded Outstanding Educator by the Purdue Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, International Society in Education, on April 22, 2007.

Susan britsch has been promoted to professor, effective Fall semester 2007.

Emily bouck has been awarded a grant from the Spencer Foundation for “Special education and math: Exploring access, achievement, and attitude in problem-centered mathematics curriculum.”

Lecretia buckley, Erik Malewski & Allen Talbert were named College of Education Diversity Fellows.

Nadine Dolby’s review essay of James

Banks’ recent book, Race, Culture

and Education: The Selected


of James A. Banks was published in the March 2007 issue of the British Journal of Sociology of Education.

Nadine Dolby’s book (edited with Fazal Rizvi), outh Moves: Identities and Education in Global Perspective, was published by Routledge.

Marilyn Hirth, associate professor of educational leadership, has been invited to serve on the research arm of the Commission on Local Government Reform.

Tara Star Johnson was awarded a citation from the National Council of Teachers of English for Promising Researcher in English Education for “Crossing the Line: When Pedagogical Relationships Go Awry.”

brenda Capobianco received a grant from the Bechtel-funded Engineering Education Young Engineer Studies Seed Grant to study engineering identity development in young girls.

Peg Ertmer has been promoted to professor, effective Fall semester 2007.

Peggy Ertmer received the 2006- 2007 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Scholarship.

Sarah Mahurt has a new book released through Corwin Press (Thousand Oaks, Calif.). Building Bridges from Early to Intermediate Literacy. Mahurt, S.F., Metcalfe, R.E., & Gwyther, M.A. (2007).

Luciana de Oliveria and Melanie Shoffner were recipients of Synergy Grants from the College of Education for proposed projects with PDS partner schools.

Peg Ertmer has been selected as the recipient of the 2007 Curriculum & Instruction Outstanding Faculty Discovery Award.

Sarah Mahurt received the 2007 Outstanding Faculty Engagement Award in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction.

Luciana de Oliveira with colleague Stephen Athanases authored an article entitled “Graduates’ Reports of Advocating for English Language Learners” in the May/June 2007 issue of the Journal of eacher Education.

Luciana de Oliveira is the new Chair of the Nonnative English Speakers in TESOL (NNEST) Caucus, one of six caucuses in the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) professional association.

brian French received the 2006-2007 Outstanding Teacher Award.

brian French was selected to attend an IES Training Institute on Cluster Randomized Trials.

Marcia Gentry and her colleagues have been awarded a grant from the Jack Kent Cook Foundation to provide training to K-5 staff on the identification of lower-income, high- achieving students, as well as parent workshops.

Sarah Mahurt has a new article with former Purdue colleague Tammy Younts. Mahurt, S., & Younts, T. (2007, Summer). “Interactive writing: A tool for developing phonological awareness and phonics usage.” Indiana Reading Journal, 17-22.

Rebecca Mann has received funding from the Lumina Foundation in support of Dual Credit and International Baccalaureate Opportunities in Indiana.

Luciana de Oliveria has published. “Advocacy for equity in classrooms and beyond: New teachers’ challenges and responses.” Athanases, S. Z. & De Oliveria. L. C. (2007). eachers College Record, 109(11).

Nadine Dolby has been appointed to the Affiliated Faculty for the Program in American Studies at Purdue.

Jim Greenan will serve as a member of the Social Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the 2007- 2008 term.

Jim Greenan received a grant from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development for a Leadership Development Program in Career Majors and Academies.

Erik Malewski is the recipient of the 2006-2007 Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award for the Department of Curriculum & Instruction.

Mary Nakhleh was selected as a Purdue Teaching Academy Inductee.

college of education magazine FALL 2007

awards and recognition

Tim Newby received the Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award.

Carrie Wachter received a grant from the Indiana Counseling Association Foundation to develop DVDs of two commercials about school counseling.

Jean Peterson has been elected to the National Association for Gifted Children Board of Directors.

Anatoli Rapoport is the recipient of the 2006 Outstanding Dissertation Award for the Department of Curriculum & Instruction.

Carrie Wachter was awarded an Association for Counselor Education and Supervision research grant for “Crisis in the curriculum: Crisis preparation, experiences, and self- efficacy of new professional counselors.”

Jennifer Richardson was selected as a participant in the 2007-08 Teaching for Tomorrow program, which brings together faculty from across campus to address topics and experiences related to teaching and student learning.

Scott Schaffer has been selected as a 2007 Community of Service Learning Faculty Fellow by the Office of Engagement.

Heather Servaty-Seib was sworn in as 1st VP of the Association of Death Education and Counseling. She will assume the Presidency next year.

Heather Servaty-Seib has been promoted to associate professor, effective Fall semester 2007.

Melanie Shoffner was selected for the Study Abroad and International Learning Grant Program.

Oliver Wendt received the 2006-2007 Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Oliver Wendt, assistant professor of special education, will receive the 2007 Advancing Academic Research Careers Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association during the annual ASHA Convention in November.

GRADUATE STUDENTS Asta balkute is the new president and Geraldine Peshlaki is the new treasurer of CIGSA for the coming year.

brian belland received the AERA PBL- SIG Student Researcher Award for his paper with Peg Ertmer, “Inclusion and problem-based learning: Roles of students in mixed-ability groups.” He also received the 2006 Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem- based Learning Graduate Student Reviewer of the Year Award at AERA.

Melanie Shoffner has been elected to the Conference on English Education’s Nominating Committee for a one-year term starting September 1, 2007.

Allen Talbert has been promoted to professor, effective Fall semester 2007.

Andrew Tyminski and Aman Yadav received a TLT digital content development grant from ITaP to develop hypermedia-based video case studies for preservice teachers’ field experiences in EDCI 364.

brian belland received the 2006-2007 Outstanding Graduate Instructor Award.

brian belland received the 2007 Young Scholar Award from the journal Educational Technology Research and Development for the Association for Educational Communications and Technology conference paper entitled “A Scaffolding Framework to Support the Construction of Evidence-Based Arguments Among Secondary Students,” co-authored with Krista Simons and Jennifer Richardson.

Omari Dyson received the 2006-2007 Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship.

Jillian Gates and Scott Peters traveled to England to present at the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children in August.

Eloisa Rodriguez was awarded a Dean’s Research Mentoring Fellowship for the summer of 2007 to work on the project “Curriculum Reform in a Community School in Honduras” with JoAnn Phillion.

Graduate Scholarship & Fellowship Recipients: Frank B. DeBruicker, Educational Technology:

brian belland, Dazhi Yang Mike Keedy, Mathematics Education:

Erin Moss, William Walker III General Wei-Chin & Madame Phoebe Lee, Social Studies Education:

Oliver beatty Lloyd Alexander, Literacy and Language:

Joy Dangora Mast/Fenner Give a Child a Dream, Award in School Counseling:

Cassandra Neff Jane and Michael Wilson, Science Education:

Loran Carleton, Lauren Schellenberger Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship:

Jillian Gates, Yuxiang Wang Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship:

Jodie Edwards Ross Fellowship:

Asta balkute, Matthew Primeau, Nathan Miles, Larissa Olesova Bilsland Strategic Initiatives Fellowship:

Melissa Dyehouse, Leon Walls Bruce Shertzer Graduate Award in Counseling

Jenelle Fitch Dean’s Doctoral Scholarship

Heejung Kim

PRF Student Summer Research Grant Awardees: brian belland, Josh brown, Alex DaFonte, Omari Dyson, Greg Essig, Katrina Imison-Mazy, bayasgalan Seseer, Cathy Streifel



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