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Applied Educational Psychology Capstone Presentations

April 30, 2019

Students in the MA in Applied Educational Psychology program will deliver their spring 2019 capstone presentations on Friday, May 3, 5:30-7 p.m. in Webster Hall, Room 219/220. All are welcome to view these presentations, organized around the theme, "Ten Teachers, Ten Books, Ten Pens Can Change the World." The Applied Educaitonal Psychology program applies knowledge of psychology to improve the lives of others, especially children and adolescents in schools.

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News Around Webster: Barrett on the camera, Kleinman on applied math, Applied Ed Psychology

March 04, 2019

Bill Barrett will speak tonight at the Missouri History Museum on "The Idea of the Camera," at the invitation of the Academy of Science. ... Kim Kleinman published “Why Edgar Anderson Visited Math Departments: Natural History, Statistics, and Applied Mathematics” in Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. ... Students and faculty in the Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs presented their research at the Columbia University Winter Roundtable.

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Deborah Taffa

News Around Webster: Cosic, Kunz, Robinson, Taffa

May 21, 2018

Deborah Taffa was chosen Desert Writers Award recipient by the Ellen Meloy Fund for Desert Writers. ... Sandra Kunz was appointed to the Oklahoma Commission by the governor and confirmed by the Senate. ... Marva Robinson was nominated regional representative for the national board of directors of The Association of Black Psychologists. ... Zlatko Cosic had films screened at multiple festivals in Italy and the U.K. this month.

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Faculty and students presented at the APA Division 48 national conference of Psychology and Peace 2018 in South Bend, Indiana.

Applied Educational, School Psychology Present in Las Vegas, South Bend

March 28, 2018

Several students and faculty in the Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs recently presented papers and/or posters from recent research at two conferences this spring: the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the APA Division 48 national conference of Psychology and Peace 2018 in South Bend, Indiana.

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The Advanced Child Development course this spring is co-taught by visiting scholar Esa Alaraudanjoki and professor Debbie Stiles

Visiting Scholar in School Psychology Leads International Class on Child Development

February 26, 2018

This spring the School of Education hosts a visiting international scholar in school psychology, a school psychologist and clinical psychologist from Finland. Esa Alaraudanjoki brings a broad international background to campus, something that resonates in an Advanced Child Development course that includes Webster graduate students from six different countries.

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Graduate student Sepideh Shirafkan and professor Deborah Stiles

Educational, School Psychology Faculty, Students Present Research

March 16, 2017

Students and faculty in Webster University’s Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs have added to a growing list of publications and academic presentations over the last few weeks at conferences in New York and New Orleans, with topics including the impact of Ferguson on schools and youth suicide prevention.

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Webster presenters Benjamin Koenig, Laura Grizzle, Centron Felder and Debbie Stiles

Applied Educational Psychology, School Psychology at ISPA in Amsterdam

October 04, 2016

Students and faculty in Webster University's Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs presented five poster presentations at the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) in Amsterdam. For their ISPA presentations, Webster participants focused on school psychologists as mental health advocates.

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Jameca Falconer, Deborah Stiles, Ericka Boney and Rhonda Bluehen-Unger

Researchers Take Culturally Grounded Approach to Youth Suicide Prevention

March 01, 2016

Applied Educational Psychology faculty and students presented in Portland, Oregon, on their research into youth suicide prevention programs for Native American and African American youth. While many programs take a one-size-fits-all approach, their study took a culturally grounded approach. Their presentation was for a conference of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research.

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Applied Educational Psychology at Webster University

Ferguson: Applied Educational Psychology Research Published

February 17, 2016

Research conducted by Webster Applied Educational Psychology faculty and students into 54 schools' response to the Ferguson crisis has been published in Educational and Child Psychology, a journal of the British Psychological Society. Their paper, "Practising Psychology in Challenging Times; Schools and the Ferguson Crisis" focused on how schools and individuals could use the crisis as an opportunity for learning, healing and community building.

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Webster University faculty members Debbie Stiles and Jameca Falconer presented their research at the longest running professional education program on cultural issues in psychology and education.

Ferguson Crisis in the Classroom: An Applied Educational Psychology Perspective

March 02, 2015

Media outlets from around the world descended on Ferguson in 2014 covering the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting and putting St. Louis in a global spotlight. News stories focused on the facts and rumors of the case, the effect on businesses, racial history of the area, civil rights and the response of law enforcement. Students and faculty members in Webster University’s School of Education saw one group that was not getting the media’s focus – children and youth in schools.

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