Month: July 2012

DPT Students Learn Important Skills Through White Coat Ceremony

July 19, 2012

Seventeen students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program’s (DPT) class of 2014 were recognized at the annual White Coat Ceremony, held in the Gentry Building at the end of the semester. The White Coat Ceremony, a recognition event held between the students’ first and second year, is held prior to when the students go […]

Spotlight on Assessment – Entrance Surveys, Statewide Forums and Website: Current Exciting Priorities for Assessment

July 19, 2012

This summer is filled with excitement with all of the happenings under the umbrella of “assessment” at the Neag School of Education. This includes: Planning to distribute the Common Entrance surveys for new candidates in four of our programs – IB/M and TCPCG Teacher Education, School Counseling, School Psychology, and UCAPP programs. Organizing the third […]

In New Book, ’87 Grad Tackles Challenges and Science of Change

July 19, 2012

Aaron Anderson wrote “Engaging Resistance: How Ordinary People Successfully Champion Change” not just for practical reasons, but for idealistic ones, too. “Several books offer recipes on the ‘right’ way for businesses to implement organization-wide change. But until mine, none explained why people tend to be so quick to buck change or how to best overcome […]

Inaugural iPad Conference is a Success

July 18, 2012

The Neag School of Education presented its first “Teaching and Learning with iPad Conference” in May to a sold-out crowd of 400 educators, administrators and learning technology enthusiasts. Organizer Del Siegle, Ph.D., chair of Neag’s Department of Educational Psychology, said the conference was designed to provide practical tips to educators on how to teach with […]