Study Abroad

Greetings from Chengdu, China

Yali Zhao, associate professor of social studies/multicultural education in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, sends greetings from China. She wrote the following regarding a study abroad trip to Chengdu this spring.

“Dear ECEE family,

It’s been a week since we came to China. It’s been hectic and fast-paced every day. Life… more »

Feb. 15 deadline for MSE study abroad programs

The College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Middle and Secondary Education has several Maymester and summer study abroad programs open to students.

Students must submit program and scholarship applications for the following programs by Wednesday, Feb. 15:

Service Learning: Connecting Classroom Learning to Local and Global Experiences (Dominican Republic)

Program director: Chantee… more »

Educational Policy Studies alumna conducts research in South Africa

Dr. Melissa Speight Vaughn is far, far away at the moment. Her first work experience overseas has led her to a position in South Africa.

Vaughn conducts research at North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus). This is also her first time in South Africa.

Her journey to South Africa took many steps:

She received her… more »

Student Research in Northern Ghana

Erica Bass-Flimmons, a doctoral candidate in our Learning Technologies Division, is the recipient of an inaugural seed grant in health innovation. The grant will help Flimmons’ work on mPowering Maternal Health In Ghana (MHIG). Her research involves using mobile messaging technology to assess antenatal care… more »