February 28, 2015



Turkish higher education innovator speaks at ASU

Kemal Guruz, a widely recognized expert on international higher education and student mobility, will speak about "Higher Education in the Global Knowledge Economy of Today."


Doctoral candidate adds research skills to filmmaking talents

Karl Ochsner used his CTEL dissertation to document how movie-making can help middle school students learn about science.


Professor's immigration gave way to career devoted to language

A native of Nicaragua, Carlos Ovando describes himself as an “involuntary immigrant” to America who didn’t know the language and struggled to keep up in school while also fearing he might appear unintelligent to his peers.


STARTALK helps students learn Chinese language, culture

High school students will get a taste of college life while immersing themselves in learning the Chinese language and culture, thanks to ASU's STARTALK summer camp.


Researchers to discuss issues of equity, diversity in the Southwest

Leading language, literacy and education policy researchers will gather this week at Arizona State University to discuss their research on issues of language, race, culture and equity in American education.


Video games offer educators lessons in learning

ASU’s James Gee says that video games offer a lot about effective ways to teach – and a growing number of people are starting to catch on to this educational potential.


Summer camp for kids to help build engaged citizens

ASU's Civic Engagement Summer Camp will help kids develop leadership skills while learning how to be engaged in their communities.


Forum addresses educational equity

Leaders in Education will gather in Phoenix to address the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students and ways to create more inclusive public schools.


Teach-in aims to re-envision 'community'

The public invited to attend a free teach-in event at ASU Feb. 26-28 to share stories, rebuild community and develop networks for social justice.


Professor heads for the Hill to promote science education

Julie Luft, an education professor, testifies before Congress about the status and future of science education.

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