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MONDAY MEMO for the week of December 10-16, 2018
Kathy Reppert's last day before retirement will be December 21! Please congratulate her if you haven't already. There will be a card in the office for her later this week.
Grading windows for Fall and second 8 weeks are open Friday, December 7-Tuesday, December 18 at 5PM. You will not be able to enter grades online after that date. You need to be current on your FERPA/GLBA. Here are instructions, if needed:
How to enter grades using myPurdue.
How to enter grades using Blackboard.
Final grading FAQ.
Nominations for Graduate School Fellowships are due January 11. Please see info about our available fellowships at https://collaborate.education.purdue.edu/edu/awards/SitePages/Graduate-Student-Awards.aspx. Nominations are due to the department the second Friday in January. (January 11 this year).
Please join CIGSA today for an end of semester party! It is from 1:30-2:30 in BRNG 4180. There will be snacks and celebration!
Are you interested in obtaining an AERA Division K Award? If so, please see the following link: http://www.aera.net/Division-K/Awards. These awards are only available to Division K members, and nominators must also be members. If you would like to be nominated, please seek out a colleague who is a member to nominate you. The deadline for nominations is December 15.
Janet will continue her graduate student coffee hours the first Wednesday of each month at Lavazza Coffee Shop in Marriott Hall. The next coffee hour will be after the holidays, February 13 (note: This is the second Wednesday due to a one-time conflict with the first Wednesday). Come and bring your questions and concerns!
SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS
COE Area Committee Meeting, today, 12-5PM in BRNG 1284
Follow up to Appreciative Summit, Tuesday, December 11 from 8AM-noon in BRNG 3123
TEC Meeting, Tuesday, December 11 from 1:30-3:30PM in BRNG 3123
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTES
Happy Birthday to:
Lynn Bryan, December 11
Virginia Bolshakova, December 11
Tabitha Cinowski, December 12
The following winners of this year's college awards:
· Dean's Award for Outstanding Faculty Scholarship- Sunnie Watson
· Outstanding Faculty Engagement- Heather Servaty-Seib
· Earl B. Notestine Award for Excellence in Academic Services- Erin Schultz
· Outstanding Service Awards - Heather Brinkman
· Sidney Marsh Moon Award - Karen George-Friedman
Congratulations to all! Winners will be recognized at the COE Awards Ceremony in the Spring.
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Fall 2018 Graduation Deadlines
Master's thesis and Ph.D. candidates must successfully deposit their thesis or dissertation and complete the required surveys by this date. The Electronic Thesis Acceptance Form (ETAF) should be initiated on the day of the student's final defense. For the processes and policies pertaining to the thesis deposition, see http://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/research/thesis.
Master's and Ph.D. candidates with "Confidential" theses/dissertations must also submit their departmental copies to the Graduate School.
Non-thesis Master's students must complete Exit Questionnaire (myPurdue Academics tab – Graduate School Plan of Study link)
MONDAY MEMO for the week of December 3-9, 2018
It's time to start thinking about nominating students for Graduate Student Fellowships. Please see info about our available fellowships at https://collaborate.education.purdue.edu/edu/awards/SitePages/Graduate-Student-Awards.aspx. Nominations are due to the department the second Friday in January. (January 11 this year).
EDCI 363 students and instructors are collecting money donations for their 'Adopt a Family' service project. Any money donated will go towards buying gifts for family members, a 'Night Before' basket (cozy blanket, DVDs, popcorn etc.), and gift cards to buy holiday food. The students will shop, wrap and then take the gifts to Miller Elementary (their TIP school) to be given to the principal who will pass it on to the family. Cash donations can be given to Kristy Bennett in the C & I office, Beering 4108, or money can be donated online through Venmo - just search for EDCI363.See attached flyer for more info.
CIGSA writing groups are every week on Thursdays 1-3 pm in BRNG 4180 starting August 30 and Mondays 3-5 pm in BRNG 4180 starting September 3. All C&I graduates are welcome and snacks are available!
Janet will continue her graduate student coffee hours the first Wednesday of each month at Lavazza Coffee Shop in Marriott Hall. The next coffee hour will be December 5 at 10AM. Come and bring your questions and concerns!
Elementary Education Meeting, Friday December 7, 10AM, BRNG 3226A
Graduate Committee Meeting, Friday, December 7, 9:30 AM, BRNG 4180
Paul Asunda, December 7
Chrystal Johnson, December 8
JoAnn Phillion and Allen Talbert, who have been named to Purdue's Book of Great Teachers. Their accomplishments were noted in Purdue Today:https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2018/Q4/45-professors-to-be-inducted-into-purdues-book-of-great-teachers.html. Congrats, JoAnn and Allen!
Lynn Bryan and colleague, Ken Tobin (CUNY Graduate Center), who have two new books in print: Critical Issues and Bold Visions for Science Education. The Road Ahead (2019; https://brill.com/abstract/title/39595) and 13 Questions: Reframing Education's Conversation: Science (2018; https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/22719). Congratulations, Lynn!
Jake Burdick, who presented his paper, titled "Beneath Reason: Activist Public Pedagogies for the Post-Truth Moment" as the keynote address for the Public Pedagogies Institute conference in Melbourne, Australia. Well done, Jake!
MONDAY MEMO for the week of November 26-December 2, 2018
None! Of course, I'm sure you have your own calendar items . . .
Brenda Capobianco, December 1
Allen Talbert, who has been selected for inclusion in Purdue's Book of Great Teachers. Congratulations, Allen!
Bonnie Nowakowski and Kathy Reppert, who are both celebrating 30 years at Purdue! They will be recognized at a luncheon on December 4. Congratulations, and thanks, Bonnie and Kathy!
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MONDAY MEMO for the week of November 19-25, 2018
Thanksgiving Break, November 21-23. C&I staff will leave at noon Wednesday, so please plan accordingly.
Bill Oakes, November 22
Holly Fiock, November 23
Trish Morita Mullaney, who won our Department Outstanding Faculty Teaching award for 18-19. Congratulations, Trish!
Sunnie Watson, who won our Department Outstanding Faculty Scholarship award for 18-19. Congratulations, Sunnie!
Holly Fiock, for winning our first departmental Bravo! Award for her "above and beyond the call of duty" work on the new online masters. Congratulations, Holly!
Melanie Kuhn, who has received a Spencer Foundation Grant for her project, "Making Challenging Text Accessible: Increasing Academic Achievement for Struggling Readers." Congratulations, Melanie!
Anatoli Rapoport, who has two new publications:
Rapoport, A. (Ed.) (2018). Competing frameworks: Global and national in citizenship education. Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing. https://www.infoagepub.com/products/Competing-Frameworks
Rapoport, A. (2018). National and global in citizenship education, In A. Rapoport (Ed.), Competing frameworks: Global and national in citizenship education (pp. 1-10). Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing.Congratulations, Anatoli!
MONDAY MEMO for the week of November 12-18, 2018
PCC Meeting, Thursday November 15, 9:30 AM in BRNG 3123.
Rachael Kenney, November 14
Margaret Sass, November 15
Anne Murphy-Kline, November 16
Jenn Barce and Brooke Max, who were both elected to their local school boards last week. Congrats, Jenn and Brooke!
Stephanie Zywicki, who has recently had an article published in Intersections: Critical Issues in Education titled "Settler Colonial Legacies: Indigenous Student Reflections on K-12 Social Studies Curriculum." The article is located here:https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/intersections/vol2/iss2/4/. Congrats, Stephanie!
The following faculty who have received non-laboratory equipment program grants: Lynn Bryan, Alberto Rodriguez, Anatoli Rapoport, and Rachael Kenney.
MONDAY MEMO for the week of November 5-11, 2018
The Department Faculty Affairs Committee is sponsoring a lunch for all faculty and staff before our department meeting this Friday from 11:30-1:15. It will be in BRNG 3276. We will have a burrito bar. Hope to see you there!
Benton Central Jr.-Sr. High School is looking for someone to do all-school PD on Critical Thinking. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send Janet an email.
EDCI 363 students and instructors are collecting money donations for their 'Adopt a Family' service project. Any money donated will go towards buying gifts for family members, a 'Night Before' basket (cozy blanket, DVDs, popcorn etc.), and gift cards to buy holiday food. The students will shop, wrap and then take the gifts to Miller Elementary (their TIP school) to be given to the principal who will pass it on to the family. Cash donations can be given to Kristy Bennett in the C & I office, Beering 4108, or money can be donated online through Venmo - just search for EDCI363.
Janet will continue her graduate student coffee hours the first Wednesday of each month at Lavazza Coffee Shop in Marriott Hall. The next coffee hour will be November 7 at 10AM. Come and bring your questions and concerns!
C&I Faculty Meeting, Friday, November 6 1:30 PM in BRNG 3276.
Kathy Reppert, November 7
Alberto Rodriguez has shared a practical teaching/research tool for those interesting in integrating social justice into their curriculum: STEM Teaching Tools - Practice Brief#55: Why is it crucial to make cultural diversity visible in STEM education: http://stemteachingtools.org/brief/55. Thanks, Alberto!
MONDAY MEMO for the week of 29-November 4, 2018
We are very excited to announce that Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, an award winning Afghan Educator and Advocate and founder of the Afghan Institute of Learning, will give a talk at Purdue in Lawson 1142 on Friday (11/2). When the Taliban closed all the girls' schools in Afghanistan, she secretly set up new schools making it possible for thousands of women and men to receive an education. Dr. Yacoobi was awarded the World's Children's Prize in 2012. Her TED Talk has over 1.4 million views. Dr. Yacoobi will speak from 2:15 to 3:30 pm, and she will share will us the challenges of education in Afghanistan, and describe the efforts of her organization to overcome these challenges to make schools accessible for all children, especially girls. The event will begin at noon (must RSVP for lunch athttps://tinyurl.com/ybluwamt) and two COE faculty, Lisa Lambert Snodgrass and Jennifer Renn, will also talk about their research (see attached flyer for details).
We are planning courses for Summer 2019. If you are interested in teaching next summer, please submit a short proposal that includes 1) the need for the course, 2) historic enrollments (if taught previously in the summer), and 3) the likelihood that the course will make. The University continues to work toward the goal of increasing summer enrollments, and the Provost's budget model designed to increase summer credit hour production will continue to be in place. Submit your proposal to Gina by no later than Friday, November 3, 2018. Programs are encouraged to consult with their program coordinator and submit course requests as a program.
The university is conducting a review of new Learning Management Systems (LMS) and we need your input!
Sign-up to participate in one of the listening sessions at http://bit.ly/lms-review
Provide feedback online at https://www.purdue.edu/lms-review/
Note: Two Factor Authentication applies to graduate students as well. It kicks in October 30. If you don't know what this means and/or haven't prepared for it, please contact EdIT through their email, email@example.com. You will have to use it to access Blackboard.
"Success Factors" is the University's new cloud-based human capital management solution. It will change the way you review pay statements, update personnel information, process time sheets, and recruit for staff and faculty, among other things. Save the date for the SuccessFactors Information Fair, Thursday, Nov. 1 at 10:30 – 2:00. More information will come later.
Dr. Linn Areskoug from Uppsala University in Sweden will be speaking in BRNG 1284 on October 31st at noon. The title of her talk is "Violent Literature? Questioning the Pedagogical Uses of Fiction." All are welcome.
As noted at the department retreat, please send your program's convener (coordinator) guidelines (see below) to Kim by October 31. Below is key information we need on file:
Power Friday, Friday, November 2 noon-3:30 PM LWSN 1142
Sarah Mahurt, October 31
Rhonda Wilson, October 31
MONDAY MEMO for the week of October 22-28, 2018
Join GSEC for a College of Education Dean's Talk. Dean Nancy Marchand-Martella will speak with graduate students on the topic: "When it comes to explicit instruction, think like Kevin Bacon!"
Friday, October 26th from 1:30-3:00pm in BRNG 1245.
Dr. Linn Areskoug from Uppsala University in Sweden will be speaking in BRNG 1284 on October 31st at noon. The title of her talk is "Violent Literature? Questioning the Pedagogical Uses of Fiction." All are welcome. See attached flyer for more details.
Margie Berns, October 22
Diane Gunstra, October 27
Laura Bofferding, who has published a new article: Bofferding, L. (2018). Family mathematics nights: Breaking down barriers. Prime Number, 33(4), 16-17.
MONDAY MEMO for the week of October 15-21, 2018
TA/RA and Lecturer/Supervisor appointments for Spring 19 must be submitted no later than Monday, October 15th. THIS IS TODAY! Please check with Gina to be sure that all paperwork has been processed to continue, renew, or hire for these positions. If you do not meet this deadline, your TA or RA may not be hired. Secondary coordinators: this includes hires for student teaching supervision!
All Faculty: Please consider applying for a department faculty award in teaching, scholarship, or engagement. See the following link for nomination forms and info: https://collaborate.education.purdue.edu/edu/awards/SitePages/Faculty-Staff-Awards.aspx.
Applications are due to Gina by October 19. THIS FRIDAY! Let us recognize you for all the good work you do!
Wednesday, October 17th, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in BRNG 2280: Esmeralda Cruz, extension educator in Health & Human Sciences, will present on the topic of immigration (with a focus on undocumented immigrants), as it relates to preservice teachers and educators. Please share the details with your undergraduate and graduate students.
On Monday, October 22, from 12-1PM, CAPS will share a presentation on ways to support students who are struggling with mental health concerns. Lunch will be provided. If you would like to attend, please respond to this survey so we can get a count: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3yorM1zmpDKyrgV.
Thanks to Jill Newton and Kristy Bennett for organizing this event!
Teaching at Purdue event with Randy Roberts, Erica Carlson, Christian Oseto, and David Eichinger,
Tuesday, October 16 at 11:30AM-1PM in RAWLS 2082.
Program Convener Council Meeting, Wednesday, October 17 2:30 PM in BRNG 3123.
C&I Primary Committee Meeting, Thursday, October 18 3:30-5PM in BRNG 1284.
Jennifer Richardson, October 17
Janet Walton, October 17
Christian Knoeller, October 20
Anatoli Rapoport, October 20
Alberto Rodriguez who recently published a video presentation related to this published work: Avoiding 7 Common (but seldom discussed) STEM curriculum pitfalls. Invited Panel on Developing Effective NGSS Instructional Materials. Board on Science Education at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, D.C. https://vimeo.com/226482301.
See the video at: STEM Teaching Tools - Practice Brief#53: How to avoid known pitfalls associated with culturally responsive instruction: http://stemteachingtools.org/brief/53 by Phillip Bell, Alberto J. Rodriguez, Carrie Tzou & Deb Morrison.
MONDAY MEMO for the week of October 1-14, 2018
October Break is next Monday and Tuesday. The next Monday Memo will arrive Monday, October 15.
The Appreciate Inquiry Summit is Thursday, October 11 from 8:30-3:30 at the Beck Center. Please plan to attend to begin to shape the exciting future for our teacher ed programs!
Applications are due to Gina by October 19. Let us recognize you for all the good work you do!
TA/RA and Lecturer/Supervisor appointments for Spring 19 must be submitted no later than Monday, October 15th. Please check with Gina to be sure that all paperwork has been processed to continue, renew, or hire for these positions. If you do not meet this deadline, your TA or RA may not be hired. Secondary coordinators: this includes hires for student teaching supervision!
Victoria Lowell and Wayne Wright have organized a workshop on Ethical Publishing and Predatory Journals, which will be on October 12 from 12-2:30 PM in Stanley Coulter Hall room 239. Come to learn about ethical publishing and service while gaining knowledge and skills to identify predatory journals. All are welcome. To register go to: https://bit.ly/2QzAyRm. Register by October 1.
Janet will continue her graduate student coffee hours the first Wednesday of each month at Lavazza Coffee Shop in Marriott Hall. The next coffee hour will be October 3 at 10AM. Come and bring your questions and concerns!
Appreciative Inquiry Summit, Thursday, October 11 8:30AM-3:30 PM. Beck Center.
Elementary Education Program Meeting, Friday, October 12, 10AM-11:30AM, BRNG 3226A.
October 8-9, October Break, No Classes
Kathy Obenchain, October 2
Tim Newby, October 9
Mary Pilat, October 14
Sunnie Watson, October 14
Virginia Bolshakova, who has published a new article:
Bolshakova, Virginia L. J., Gieng, J., Sidhu, C.S., Vollinger, M., Gimeno, L., & Guild, J. (2018) Teens as Teachers in the Garden: Cultivating a Sustainable Model for Teaching Healthy Living. Journal of Youth Development. 13 (3),111-135. Available at:http://jyd.pitt.edu/ojs/jyd/article/view/18-13-03-PA-01. Congrats, Virginia!