Golden toads, the effect of uranium on human skin cells, research from hundreds of feet in the air and what asteroids tell us about the location of Planet X all got a brief—180 seconds, to be exact—moment in the spotlight this week at Northern Arizona University’s annual 3-Minute Research Presentation (3MRP) finals, held Tuesday at the High Country Conference Center.
Ten graduate student… Read more
Zahal Turkmani, an undergraduate student in the College of Education, authored an article that was published in the international journal Childhood Explorer. The subject of the article, Life in Afghanistan for a Teacher and her Students, is Turkmani’s sister.
Turkmani’s publication was originally a submission for her ECI407 Social Studies education course. It was an interview assignment based upon one question: Can you tell me about ONE historical event that you experienced, witnessed… Read more
The Stephen Lapan Presentation Forum was held January 29, 2019, at the College of Education in Flagstaff. The annual forum provided Doctoral students in the Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Psychology programs an opportunity to present research and discuss findings with the academic community. The Lapan Forum was created to be a collegial, safe space for Doctoral students to… Read more
It’s commonly known that the development and success of young children depend on more than just the efforts of their teachers. As the phrase goes, “it takes a village.” And some of the most critical practitioners in that village are products of Educational Psychology, a field that can be obscured in the landscape of early childhood and elementary education.
A casual… Read more
Moving forward in research, teaching and advocacy
The College of Education at Northern Arizona University added a lauded group of individuals to an already impressive community of faculty. Our 2018-2019 new faculty bring significant experience and research credentials that will help our college and its students innovate and succeed.
Margaret Boatright, Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Psychology
Dr. Margaret Boatright earned her PhD in… Read more
The numbers don’t lie. The American Council on Education’s (ACE) 2012 “Mapping of Internalization on US Campuses,” indicates 47% of US institutions of higher learning reported an increase in funding for international initiatives. The IIE Open Doors Report shows an increase in global student mobility from 2.1 million students in 2001 to 4.5 million in 2014, and the US Department of… Read more