Cross-Department Collaboration Helps Pre-Service Teachers Bring Shakespeare to Life

English Education students engage in activities to help them learn to engage their students more fully in Shakespeare.

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Alan Brown collaborated with Theatre professors Dr. Woody Hood, Dr. Brook Davis, and Ms. Leah Roy to help English education pre-service teachers consider active, learner-centered methods for engaging high school students in drama and, specifically, the works of William Shakespeare. The first workshop, led by Woody Hood, took place […]

Study Abroad Opportunity – New Zealand Summer 2015

Interested in Engaging in a Meaningful Experience “Down Under” Summer 2015? Join your friends and colleagues on an exploration of education, art, culture, and the well-balanced lifestyle of New Zealand. The trip will run from May 20 to June 19 and begin with a two-week stay in the Auckland area. Participants will explore Auckland on […]

Mary Lynn Redmond Presents Keynote at Regional Foreign Language Conferene

Mary Lynn Redmond presented a keynote address entitled “Linking Standards and Proficiency to Your Classroom” at the bi-state conference of the Washington Association for Language Teaching and Oregon Association of Foreign Language Teachers on October 11, 2014 in Vancouver, WA.

Students and Faculty Present at 2014 NCETA Conference

Students and faculty at 2014 NCETA Conference

Dr. Alan Brown, Dr. Joan Mitchell, and undergraduate and graduate English education students from the WFU Department of Education presented on Friday, October 10, at the annual conference of the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association (NCETA). Dr. Brown organized a roundtable session entitled “Exploring Diversity, Difference, and Social Justice through Multicultural American Literature.” During the […]

Mary Lynn Redmond Named Teacher of the Year

Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond

The Department of Education’s is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond was recently named Teacher of the Year, Higher Education, by the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC), at their recent meeting on October 3, 2014. Dr. Redmond is the Coordinator of Foreign Language Education within the Department of Education, and also […]

Welcome to New Faculty!

The Department of Education is pleased to announce three new faculty members joining the Department this year. Dr. Sarah Fick joins the faculty as the new Science content area specialist. Dr. Fick graduated from the University of Michigan and will teach Secondary and Elementary Science Methods. Dr. Emma Thacker joins the faculty as a Teacher-Scholar […]

Constitution Day Speakers Coming to Campus September 17th, 2014

The Departments of Education and Politics & International Affairs are co-sponsoring an event for Constitution Day: Citizens Shaping the Constitution.  Please join us Wednesday, 9/17 in Kirby Hall, B02 at 3:30pm. Guest speakers Lennie Gerber and Janet Joyner will discuss how they’ve played a role in determining constitutional meaning and how you can, too. Ellen “Lennie” Gerber […]

Dual Degree – MDiv / MAEd

A new Dual Degree Program will begin in Fall, 2014, offered cooperatively by the The School of Divinity and the Department of Education.  The innovative dual degree curriculum includes foundational requirements from both divinity and education, and will require seven semesters and two summer sessions to complete. Further information is available at http://college.wfu.edu/education/graduate-program/dual-degree-mdiv-maed/     […]

STEM at Wake

The Department of Education co-sponsored the STEM at Wake program on April 9 and 10, 2014.  This program brought in local high school juniors and also high school seniors already accepted to Wake.  Students toured science, math, and computer science labs and were encouraged to pursue STEM studies and STEM careers.  Dr. Leah McCoy participated […]

Price Receives Dissertation Award

Dr. Geoff Price with his advisor and dissertation chair at the University of Alabama.

Dr. Geoff Price, Visiting Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology, received the M. Ray Loree Most Outstanding Dissertation Award during an Honors Day ceremony on April 4, 2014 at The University of Alabama. Dr. Price’s dissertation, Determining the Impact of the Integrated Triadic Model on TPACK Development in Preservice Teachers, examined how learning experiences in a […]