Dr. Kathleen Blouch, adjunct professor of education, presented “Modeling the Democratic STEM Teaching Framework Using the Design Process” at the Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association Conference 2021. The conference, Innovating for the Future, was virtual this year.
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Faculty from three departments—physical therapy, speech-language pathology, and education—collaborated with students, now alumni, on “The Impact of an Aquatic Social Competence Program on Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Dr. Katie Oriel, professor of physical therapy, Dr. Michelle Scesa, chair and assistant professor of communication sciences & disorders/speech-language pathology, and Dr. Jennifer Wood Kanupka, chair and associate professor of education and director of special education, worked with Dr. Andrew Deardofff ’18, D’20, Sarah Grow ’18, D’20, Lindsay Lane ’18, D’20, and Dr. Olivia Poltonavage ’18, D’20 on the project published in The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy.
Dr. Ann Berger-Knorr, associate professor of education, published “Keystone to Reading Book Awards Meet STEM,” at the Pennsylvania Read: Journal of the Keystone State Literary Association with Hannah Booth ’20, Sierra Painter ’20, Samantha Ritchie ’20, and Lauren Sigmon ’20.
Dr. Lindsay Koch, assistant professor of education, Dr. Jennifer Kanupka, chair and associate professor of education and director of special education, and Jennifer Kuntz, assistant professor of education, presented “The Use of Critical Reflection through a Concentrated Book Study to Enhance the Use of Active Engagement Strategies in Preservice Teachers,” at the Pennsylvania Association of College and Teacher Educators
Dr. Lindsay Koch, assistant professor of education, Dr. Jennifer Kanupka, chair and associate professor of education, and Jennifer Kuntz, assistant professor of education, presented, “The Use of Critical Reflection through a Concentrated Book Study to Enhance the use of Active Engagement Strategies in Preservice Teachers” at the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators (PAC-TE) in October.
Dr. Jeffrey Laferriere, assistant professor of education and director of secondary education, co-authored an article, Can Video Games Be Used as a Stealth Assessment of Aggression?: A Criterion-Related Validity Study, in International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (McCreery, M. P., Krach, S. K., Bacos, C. A., Laferriere, J. R., Head, D. L. (2019), 11(2), 40-49).
Dr. Jeffrey Laferriere, assistant professor of education and director of secondary education, had two co-authored chapters published in Game-Based Assessment Revisited (edited by Dirk Ifenthaler and Yoon Jeon Kim). The first, Assessing Learning form, with, and in Games Revisited: A Heuristic for Emerging Methods and Commercial Off-the-Shelf Games (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-15569-8_2), can be found here. The second, Examining Designed Experiences: A Walkthrough for Understanding Video Games as Performance Assessments (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-15569-8_6), can be read here.
Danielle Yoder ’92, elementary education, was named principal of Easterly Parkway Elementary School in the State College Area School District. She was previously principal of Penns Valley Elementary and Intermediate School and earlier at Centre Hall-Potter Elementary School.
Jeff Remington, an adjunct with the College’s STEM master’s program and Education Department for more than two decades, was recently named a STEM Ambassador by the National Science Teachers Association and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Ten ambassadors are selected to develop the necessary skills to communicate effectively Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education to stakeholders. Ambassadors are selected from among teacher leaders who have received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which Remington was awarded in 2002. He also received LVC’s prestigious Nevelyn J. Knisley Award in 2003.