Graduate Student Blog

4 Steps to Become a Teacher produced this informative animation that provides an overview of the four main steps involved to become a teacher.

If you’re interested in becoming a teacher, or want to advance your knowledge as an established teacher, please visit the Early Childhood and Elementary Education or Middle and Secondary Education departments websites for… more »

3 Digital Tools Academic Researchers Can Use to Manage and Store Data


NVivo allows you to organize and analyze your qualitative data (e.g., interviews, surveys, audio/video recordings, etc.).


Zotero collects your research in a single, searchable interface and allows you to add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more.


Find,… more »

Top 5 Careers That Make a Difference

Do you want a career that offers more than a steady pay check, stock options, cool furniture, and free meals? If so, you may want to consider a career as a K-12 educator or in the helping professions.

Below are the top five careers that ranked the highest according to the 2015 more »

Kinesiology Doctoral Student’s Orthotic Prototype Could Help Toe Walkers Improve Gait

“If they walk on their toes before they turn three years old, it’s considered normal. But after three years, if they still walk on their toes and don’t have any neurological or musculoskeletal diseases, then it’s considered ‘idiopathic,” Daniel Fanchiang, Kinesiology doctoral student explained.

“That’s why we call it ‘idiopathic’ – because we don’t know… more »