Gold Headlines: March 27, 2015

    =National Speaker/Researcher= Dr. Sandra Stoskey, a national speaker/researcher presented on the Common Core National Standards controversy to our faculty and students this Monday. Dr. Stoskey discussed her article, entitled “Why West Virginia’s English Language Arts Standards Need Revision” and a condensed chapter, entitled “What Policy Makers Can Do to...
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Gold Headlines: March 20, 2015

          =M.A. ED. Emphasis Feature: Sports Leadership and Coaching= West Liberty University offers a 36 credit hour course of study (face-to-face or online) at the West Liberty Highlands Center leading to a Master of Arts in Education degree (M.A. Ed.). The Sports Leadership and Coaching Emphasis is designed for individuals working or desiring to work in school,...
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“Parents’ Night Out”

    The “Parents’ Night Out” event is held at the WL highlands center and offers free childcare for children with autism and their siblings. This allows parents to go shopping, go out to eat, or relax for a while without worrying about securing childcare from someone who understands autism and difficult behavior. Additionally, it gives students enrolled in SPED 402 (Autism II) the...
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Gold Headlines: March 6, 2015

      =Online Teaching and Learning = The graduate students in Dr. Li-Wei Peng’s EDUC 514 Online Teaching and Learning course team-taught synchronous online interactive hands-on TESOL lessons as their final project to 5th graders in Taiwan through Adobe Connect. The graduate students gained a practical opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency in online teaching and...
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Gold Headlines: February 27, 2015

=Professional Development Schools Statewide Conference= The West Virginia Center for Professional Development hosted the PDS conference at Flatwoods, WV. This year’s conference themes included: (1) establishing effective partnerships and high-quality clinical practices, (2) continuing and purposeful recruitment, and monitoring of teacher candidates, (3) innovating for best practices in...
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Gold Headlines: February 20, 2015

    =Black and Gold Day @ WLU= The College of Education provides outstanding and practical major and minor programs for both formal and informal educators, athletic trainers, and exercise physiologists. We were very pleased to see and talk with such a diverse group of prospective students and parents. Special thanks to Dr. Rhonda Noble, Chair of Department of Health and Human...
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