The college forges bold new paths for children, students, community Fifty-five years ago, Sam Cooke penned a song of enduring hope. A Change is Gonna Come was his magnificent response to the discrimination his band faced in the 1960s. In the years since, change has come, if in fits and starts. We at the college […]
The early childhood education major shares her answers to the famous quiz
Three faculty emeriti, Jim Buffer, Walter Ersing and Jean Dickerscheid, all passed in 2018. Read about their academic accomplishments at Ohio State.
A special education intervention, HEROES, has students learning to read faster in 12 weeks than in their first two years of school. Emily Rodgers, associate professor of reading and literacy, and Jerry D’Agostino, professor of quantitative research, evaluation and measurement, began the project after completing a major scale-up of the one-to-one intervention, Reading Recovery. The […]
Encouraging students to learn and master content, rather than pass a test, discourages academic cheating, according to research by Eric Anderman, professor of educational psychology. But his latest study is the first to show that emphasizing mastery doesn’t work as well to decrease cheating in courses students said they disliked. People with a high need […]
An experimental “golden” potato could hold the power to prevent disease and death in developing countries where residents rely heavily upon starchy foods for sustenance. Mark Failla, faculty emeritus of human nutrition, co-led a study with Italian researchers to create a yellow-orange lab-engineered potato. Failla’s lab simulation of the digestive process showed a serving can […]