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DJ Kaiser and Yupa Saisanan Na Ayudhya presented on inclusion and ecotourism.

News Around Webster: Faculty, Students Present at Summer Conferences

August 14, 2018

DJ Kaiser and Yupa Saisanan Na Ayudhya presented an article about inclusion and ecotourism from research in Thailand. ... J.P. Palmer published two cases in a new text on human resource management. ... Linda Woolf, Michael Hulsizer, Esa Alaraudanjoki and Debbie Stiles presented at the American Psychological Association convention. ... Stiles also presented with student Rika Yamaguchi at the International School Psychology Association conference.

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Student tutors, donors and leaders gathered to reflect on the program's impact this spring.

Maritz Grant Continues Support of Student Literacy Corps, Math Tutoring

August 07, 2018

A $15,000 grant from Maritz will continue support of the Webster University Student Literacy Corps and Math Tutoring Program. "This grant will ensure that Webster students can continue to tutor and that struggling readers will continue to enjoy the additional support and encouragement tutors provide," said Kate Northcott, director of the Student Literacy Corps, which began in 1990. St. Louis’ growing population of English Language Learners has only increased the need for such engagement, she said.

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News Around Webster: Foppiani, Kaiser, Cosic, CPDC

July 06, 2018

Geneva's Oreste Foppiani participated in and spoke at the “SOS Rule of Law” side-event at the 38th Session of the U.N. Council of Human Rights. ... The School of Education's DJ Kaiser presented at the 16th annual Asia TEFL International Conference in Macau SAR, China. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at festivals in St. Louis, Chicago, and Varna, Bulgaria, this month. ... NACE featured a diversity recruiting video produced by John Link and Trezette Dixon of Webster's CPDC.

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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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The students observed and assisted teachers and taught English skills in one local school for seven weeks, while also visiting other schools and taking a seminar on Dutch culture and pedagogy.

Teacher Education Students Immersed in Leiden

May 02, 2018

Six Webster teacher education students have been immersed in an international practicum for the past seven weeks in Leiden, the Netherlands. They observed and taught in a local school two days a week while also visiting other schools and taking a seminar in Dutch culture, school systems and pedagogy. The practicum was piloted by Ted Green, who is teaching at Webster Leiden this spring through a Sverdrup Fellowship, Webster's faculty mobility program.

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Donna campbell and Roy Tamashiro

Campbell, Tamashiro Retirement Celebrations May 8

April 26, 2018

Please join the School of Education for the Retirement Celebration of faculty members Donna Campbell and Roy Tamashiro on Tuesday, May 8, from 3-5:30 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center in Emerson Library. The School of Education will be celebrating Donna Campbell’s 42 years of service and Roy Tamashiro’s 36 years of service to Webster University. All are welcome to attend.

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Basiyr Rodney intends to build more partnerships and attract more diverse students to teaching.

Rodney to Chair Department of Teacher Education

April 24, 2018

Basiyr Rodney, associate professor in Educational Technology, has been elected incoming chair for the Department of Teacher Education in the School of Education. Among his goals for the department of Teacher Education are the continued strengthening of current programs by further integrating new learning modalities such as mobile and interactive learning. He also intends to increase equity initiatives to attract more first generation students into teaching.

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The institute at Webster University is sponsored by the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in St. Louis.

Webster Hosts Summer Institute on Holocaust for Teachers

April 23, 2018

A Summer Institute on the Holocaust for high school and middle school teachers will be held June 17-20, 2018, at Webster University. The Institute is sponsored by the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in St. Louis and will feature Holocaust scholars from Webster University and Washington University, as well as master teachers from Missouri and Illinois. It is designed for educators and advanced students from a variety of disciplines interested in teaching the Holocaust. In-service graduate credit is available.

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Students can renew their Creative Cloud access and migrate their assets at a 60 percent discount.

60% Discount on Adobe Creative Cloud for Class of '18

April 10, 2018

Graduating this year? Webster University Class of 2018 graduates are eligible for a 60 percent discount on Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps subscriptions if they renew by July 31, 2018. Representing a $360 savings over the normal pricing, this allows access to over 20 creative apps, including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, and InDesign CC, plus you can migrate your assets developed during your studies.

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Mahfood discusses conditions for school teachers on KMOV.

In the News: Mahfood on teachers; Barrett on MLK; Schubert on world affairs; Media Academy

April 04, 2018

Education professor Stephanie Mahfood and two Webster students were interviewed in KMOV's coverage of teacher strikes across the U.S. ... St. Louis Public Radio featured Sonja Perryman, keynote at this year's School of Communications Media Academy. ... Photography professor Bill Barrett discussed a famous photo as part of KSDK coverage of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. ... Vienna international relations professor Samuel Schubert was interviewed by Kurier.at on current world affairs.

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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 report was released in spring 2018.

Webster Online, New Programs in CIC Report on Innovations

March 28, 2018

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) recently released its report, “Innovation and the Independent College: Examples from the Sector,” quoting President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and referencing several Webster University innovations like online program, education of veterans, and new programming. Stroble is quoted discussing how Webster's “informal mission is: ‘We meet unmet needs.’" The corollary to this theme is that unmet needs change, so the institution has to change, too.”

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