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Sep 17 2014

NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students

Sep 11 2014

NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies

Sep 09 2014

NYIT Ranked in Top Tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 Edition

Aug 27 2014

NYIT Architecture Professor Helps Illuminate Burning Man Festival

Aug 26 2014

PA Grads Attain High Pass Rate on National Exam

Sep 18 2014

CMDA first meeting

Sep 18 2014

ACOOG first meeting

Sep 18 2014

MSA Welcome Back Lunch

Sep 18 2014

Cybersecurity Conference

Sep 18 2014

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School of Education Faculty Achievements

August 2014

Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D. (shiang-kwei.wang@nyit.edu), associate dean of School of Education, and Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D. (hhsu02@nyit.edu), associate professor of teacher education, co-published the article, "Professional Development to Enhance Teachers' Practices in Using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) as Cognitive Tools: Lessons Learned From a Design-Based Research Study," in the peer-reviewed journal Computers and Education. They also co-presented the poster session, "Cyber-Enabled Learning: Digital Natives in Integrated Scientific Inquiry Classrooms," at the 2014 National Science Foundation CADRE Principal Investigator Conference, Aug. 4-6 in Washington, D.C.

Instructional Technology Chair Participates in Peru Partnership Meeting

The School of Education’s Sarah McPherson, Ed.D., chair of the Instructional Technology Department, presented her work this week at the annual meeting of the international partnership “Pathways to Cleaner Production in the Americas.” Dr. McPherson, who was joined by several other NYIT representatives, shared research into student competencies in cleaner production. See the story here.

February 2014

Dr. Shiang-Kwei Wang, associate professor of Instructional Technology Program, and Dr. Hui-Yin Hsu, associate professor of Teacher Education, are highlighted in the 2014 Winter Newsletter published by Nova Southeastern University, Abraham Fisher School of Education. Drs. Wang and Hsu presented “hands-on” professional training session to the NSU faculty. In their presentation, “Apple Mobile Device Deployment Strategies for Teaching and Learning,” they introduced over twenty applications (“Apps”) that can be integrated into courses. Drs. Wang and Hsu recently published the e-book: The Amazing iPad Book for Teachers, describing how the iPad and “Apps” can stimulate learning, enhance productivity, and enrich lives in and out of the classroom. Click on the following link to see the newsletter (see page 2). http://tinyurl.com/nok48m7

Photo: Dr. Shiang-Kwei Wang, associate professor of Instructional Technology Program, and Dr. Hui-Yin Hsu, associate professor of Teacher Education, are highlighted in the 2014 Winter Newsletter published by Nova Southeastern University, Abraham Fisher School of Education. Drs. Wang and Hsu presented “hands-on” professional training session to the NSU faculty. In their presentation, “Apple Mobile Device Deployment Strategies for Teaching and Learning,” they introduced over twenty applications (“Apps”) that can be integrated into courses. Drs. Wang and Hsu recently published the e-book: The Amazing iPad Book for Teachers, describing how the iPad and “Apps” can stimulate learning, enhance productivity, and enrich lives in and out of the classroom. Click on the following link to see the newsletter (see page 2). http://tinyurl.com/nok48m7

September 2012

Michelle Perepiczka, PhD, assistant professor of School Counseling, presented the paper Quantitative data clean up: Tips for success at the Meeting of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision in Savannah, GA.

Michelle Perepiczka, PhD, assistant professor of School Counseling, presented the paper The creation and effectiveness of grading rubrics in counselor education at the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education Conference in Orlando Florida.

Michelle Perepiczka, PhD, assistant professor of School Counseling, with several colleagues has the article Early Intervention as a form of social justice: Predicting symptomology among pregnant women in high-risk areas in press in the Journal of Counseling Research and Practice. 

Carol Dahir, Ed.D., professor and chairperson of School Counseling, facilitated the Mobilizing Civil Society for Peace Building Panel at the International Peace Building Through Education Conference, September 24, 2012 in New York, New York.

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D. (hhsu02@nyit.edu), associate professor of teacher education and coordinator of NYIT's College Reading Program, was invited to serve as the lead QEP (quality enhancement plan) evaluator for reaffirmation accreditation on-site review, Sept. 25-27 at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. The QEP's goal is to enhance college students' reading comprehension and digital literacy.

Satasha Green, Ph.D., dean of the school of education, was elected to the NY State ACE Women's Network Board as the new Executive Board Secretary. The New York State Chapter of the ACE Women's Network is an informal network of women administrators, faculty, and others associated with or supportive of higher education in New York State. Formed under the auspices of the Office of Women in Higher Education (OWHE) of the American Council on Education (ACE) in 1977, the New York State chapter is part of the ACE Women's Network, a national network organized by states and headed by coordinating committees within each state.  

July 2012

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D., associate professor of teacher education; Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology; and Lisa Runco, Ph.D., assistant professor of life sciences, published the article, "Middle School Science Teachers' Confidence and Pedagogical Practice of New Literacies" in the peer-reviewed Journal of Science Education and Technology. Read more.

June 2012

Shiang-Kwei Wang (shiang-kwei.wang@nyit.edu), Ph.D., Hui-Yin Hsu (hhsu02@nyit.edu), Ph.D., associate professors in the School of Education, and Lisa Runco (lrunco@nyit.edu), Ph.D., Department of Life Sciences assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, presented at the National Science Foundation Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education 2012 PI meeting in Arlington, Va. Their project is entitled "Cyber-Enabled Learning: Digital Natives in Integrated Scientific Inquiry Classrooms."

May 2012

Carol Dahir, Ed.D., professor and chairperson of School Counseling, and Kate O'Hara, Ph.D., assistant professor of instructional technology, presented papers at the symposium, "Breaking the Mold of Tradition: A Broader View of Diversity," April 14 at the 2012 American Educational Research Association Conference in Vancouver, Canada. O'Hara presented "Window Dressing the Urban Classroom: Exploring Technology, Diversity, and Economics," and Dahir presented "Supporting Diverse Student Populations through Cultural Immersion."

Jaime E. Martinez, Ph.D., assistant professor of instructional technology, participated in the symposium, "Creating the New Play Agenda: Bringing Together Research, Practice, and Advocacy to Support Human Development and Learning," April 16 at the business meeting of the Cultural-Historical Special Interest Group at the 2012 American Educational Research Association Conference in Vancouver, Canada.

April 2012

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D. (hhsu02@nyit.edu), associate professor of teacher education,Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D. (skwang@nyit.edu), associate professor of instructional technology, and Lisa Runco, Ph.D. (lrunco@nyit.edu), assistant professor of life sciences, presented the paper, "Investigation of Middle School Science Teachers' Preparedness to Practice New Literacies," and the poster session, "Teachers' Self-Efficacy in Teaching Science as Inquiry and their Classroom Practices," at the 2012 American Educational Research Association annual conference, April 16-17 in Vancouver, Canada.

March 2012

Dolores Burton, Ed.D., associate professor of education and chair of teacher education, and John Kappenberg, Ed.D., adjunct associate professor of education, presented "Implementing RTI: One Tech Byte at a Time" on March 12 at the 14th Annual Conference of Suffolk ASSET: Rebooting Education Common Core 2.0.in Melville, N.Y.

Dolores Burton, Ed.D., associate professor of education and chair of teacher education, has returned from completing a Fulbright project at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Her book, The Complete Guide to RTI: An Implementation Toolkit, co-authored with John Kappenberg, Ed.D., adjunct associate professor of education, was used as a framework to revise curriculum and instruction to increase retention and achievement for the university's freshman cohort.

Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology, and Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D., associate professor of teacher education, presented the paper, "Enhancing Scientific Inquiry and Practicing New Literacies Skills Through ICTs and Mobile Devices," at the 2012 Mobile Learning International Conference sponsored by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, March 11-13 in Berlin, Germany.

January 2012

Dolores Burton, Ed.D., associate professor and chairperson of the Teacher Education Program, published the paper, "Teaching Mathematics to All Students with the Brain in Mind," in the December 2011 issue of the New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal.

December 2011

Dolores Burton, Ed.D., associate professor and chair of the Teacher Education Program, and John Kappenberg, adjunct associate professor of education, wrote the book, The Complete Guide to RTI: An Implementation Tool KitRead more.

November 2011

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D., associate professor of teacher education, conducted the workshop, "Apple Mobile Devices for K-12 Educators;" presented the paper, "Using Web 2.0 to Facilitate Pre-Service Teachers' Diversity Awareness in Reading Context;" and co-presented another paper, "The Impact of Using Blogs on College Students’ Reading Comprehension and Learning Motivation," with Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology, at the 2011 Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Nov. 7-11 in Jacksonville, Fla.

Michael Uttendorfer, Ed.D., dean of the School of Education, was interviewed for a segment on "Getting Your Money's Worth." Watch the interview.

Dolores Burton, Ed.D., chair of the Teacher Education Program, and Janice Sawyer, Ed.D., director of field placement and certification, presented the paper, "Preparing Teacher Candidates for APPR: One Institution's Journey," at the New York Association of Teacher Educators and New York Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Fall Conference, Oct. 20 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

October 2011

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D., associate professor of teacher education, and Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology, were interviewed on Oct. 6 by Sino Television for a feature story about their study, "Global Literacy: Comparing Chinese and U.S. High School Students" and "A Comparison of Education System in China and the United States." Watch Part 1 and Part 2 of the interview on YouTube.

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D., associate professor of teacher education, and Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology, presented their research "Global Literacy: Comparing China and New York City High School Students" at the Chinese American Academic and Professional Society on Sept. 17 in Flushing, N.Y.

September 2011

Carol Dahir, Ed.D., professor of education, recently returned from completing a Fulbright project at Ochanomizu University in Tokyo, Japan. Her textbook, The Transformed School Counselor, will be adapted for the training of Japanese school counselors in master's programs.

Hui-Yin Hsu , Ph.D., associate professor of teacher education, and Shiang-Kwei Wang (skwang@nyit.edu), Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology, presented "New Literacies and Science Education" on Aug. 16 at National Taichung University in Taiwan. At left, Dr. Hsu is pictured with Yang Szu-Wei, the university's president.

August 2011

Dolores Burton, Ph.D., chairperson of NYIT's teacher education program, was invited to comment on "The Use of Students Test Scores to Evaluate Teachers." Her opinion was published in the newsletter of the National Council of Measurement in Education.

July 2011

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D., assistant professor of instructional technology, and Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology, received the Outstanding Paper Award at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011 at Syracuse University for their paper, "Global Literacy: Comparing Chinese and U.S. High School Students," published in Multicultural Education & Technology Journal.

One Million Dollar NSF Project Starts at NYIT: The National Science Foundation supported project led by School of Education professors, Drs. Shiang-Kwei Wang and Hui-Yin Hsu, and Department of Life Sciences professor, Dr. Lisa Runco ( an one Million, 5-year project) will start their first teacher professional development training workshop from July 11 to July 22. The intensive workshop will enhance teachers’ scientific literacy and new literacies of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Throughout this project, education major students and biology students are actively involved in the research and training assistance process. Forty-five New York City teachers will participate in this project in five years.

June 2011

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D., assistant professor of instructional technology, and Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology, published the paper, "The Comparison Between Chinese and U.S. High School Students' Global Literacy," in the peer-reviewed journal Theory and Practice of Education.

May 2011

Dolores Burton, Ph.D., chairperson of NYIT's teacher education program, visited Kenya as a guest of Moi University. During her stay, she lectured on qualitative data analysis and the use of technology in teaching and learning to audiences of graduate students and School of Education faculty members in Nairobi and Elldoret City. She also visited schools throughout the country and met Mama Sarah Obama, President Obama's grandmother.

April 2011

Dolores Burton, Ed.D., chair of the teacher education program, was invited to participate in a faculty seminar from March 22 to 24 in Albany, N.Y. The seminar focused on using the technology resources of the IRIS (IDEA and Research for Inclusive Settings) Center for Faculty Enhancement to accommodate learner differences and implement response to intervention programs. Her participation was funded by Vanderbilt University through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Dolores Burton, Ph.D., chairperson of the Teacher Education Program, presented "Teacher Work Sample, One Leg of the Journey to Create Effective Teachers," at the spring 2011 statewide meeting of the New York Task Force For Quality Inclusive Schooling. One hundred faculty members from higher education institutions and representatives from the New York State Education Department attended the meeting.

Carol Dahir, Ed.D., associate professor and coordinator of school counseling in the School of Education, was lead author of the just-published second edition of the textbook, The Transformed School Counselor( Brooks-Cole).

March 2011

Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of education, was interviewed for the article, "iTune Apps Applications in K-12 Education," which appeared in the Chinese-language World Journal.

January 2011

A National Science Foundation-funded research project, led by Shiang-Kwei Wang and Hui-Yin Hsu, associate and assistant professors, respectively, in the School of Education, and Lisa Runco, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a worldjournal.com article, "Prepare Public Teachers to integrate Social Networking Tools in the Classrooms." It detailed how the NYIT team will prepare New York City public school teachers to integrate technology in science classrooms.

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