Teachers College, Columbia University News: Research/Publications http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news News at Teachers College, Columbia University en-us Copyright 2014 Teachers College, Columbia University webmaster@tc.columbia.eduacquaro@exchange.tc.columbia.edu https://www.tc.columbia.edu/images/tclogo.gif Teachers College, Columbia University http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news TC studies validate CUNY program to speed graduation http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9457 4/18/2014 Scale It Up, ASAP: A CUNY program to accelerate graduation rates at community colleges is working, two TC studies find TC studies validate CUNY program to speed graduation Edweek: Xiaodong Lins NSF Project Presented At AERA http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9450 4/10/2014 Edweek reports that Lins study found that learning about the struggles of famous scientists improves students science learning. Edweek: Xiaodong Lins NSF Project Presented At AERA Global Educators at TC to Share Worlds Best Practices http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9447 4/7/2014 The Global Learning Alliance conference will explore best approaches to 21st century teaching and learning. Colorblind Policies Harm Our Diverse Public Schools http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9440 4/1/2014 In a new policy brief, Amy Stuart Wells writes that so-called colorblind educational policies work against diverse public schools. Colorblind Policies Harm Our Diverse Public Schools TC Team to Study Collective Impact Approach to Education Reform http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9436 3/25/2014 A team led by Professor Jeffrey Henig secured funds from The Wallace Foundation to study how urban community institutions can work together on social and educational challenges. TC Team to Study Collective Impact Approach to Education Reform A Framework for Doing Their Own Thing http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9428 3/12/2014 TCs Neurocognition and Language lab gives doctoral students a platform to pursue their own research interests. Walls with Ears http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9427 3/12/2014 TCs newly renovated Neurocognition of Language lab ensures that everyone gets heard Walls with Ears TCs Ernest Morrell Selected as 2014 AERA Fellow http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9423 3/6/2014 Ernest Morrell, Professor of English Education and Director of TCs a href = http://iume.tc.columbia.edu/Institute for Urban and Minority Education/a, is one of 22 scholars who have been named 2014 Fellows of the a href = http://www.aera.netAmerican Educational Research Association (AERA)/a. TCs Ernest Morrell Selected as 2014 AERA Fellow TCs Gaudelli: Global Citizenship Essential in Todays World http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9420 3/3/2014 At a UN-Sponsored Forum, the Associate Professor of Social Studies said global citizenship must be taught in the modern world. TCs Gaudelli: Global Citizenship Essential in Todays World Still Living the Dream - and Explaining It http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9414 2/24/2014 A TC gathering affirms that psychoanalysis is alive and relevant in the age of Nikeism Still Living the Dream - and Explaining It The Learning Analyst http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9393 1/28/2014 Ryan Baker believes that mining data from MOOCs and other online environments can answer the question: What makes students tune in? The Learning Analyst Everything Communicates http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9386 1/21/2014 Language andmdash; and not only words, but the way people use them andmdash; was the focus for a global community of scholars who gathered at TC this past fall. Everything Communicates Research by Lisa Miller Suggests Spirituality May Protect Against Depression http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9381 1/17/2014 Millers study found that spirituality or religion is effective in preventing depression -- especially in those most susceptible. Research by Lisa Miller Suggests Spirituality May Protect Against Depression TC President, 11 Faculty Make 2014 EduScholar Public Influence Rankings http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9344 1/9/2014 Rankings by Rick Hess, education blogger for the American Enterprise Institute, include President Susan Fuhrman and Thomas Bailey, Jeff Henig, Luis Huerta, Sharon Lynn Kagan, Hank Levin, Ernest Morrell, Aaron Pallas, Michael Rebell, Judith Scott-Clayton, Amy Stuart Wells and Penny Wohlstetter. Hess annually ranks university scholars by their contributions to public debates about education. TC President, 11 Faculty Make 2014 EduScholar Public Influence Rankings TC Wins Federal Innovation Grant to Prepare STEM Teachers http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9334 12/19/2013 TCs NCREST Wins $12 million Federal Innovation Grant for Professional Development of Early College and STEM Teachers TC Wins Federal Innovation Grant to Prepare STEM Teachers Taking a Page From the Worlds Best Schools http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9332 12/17/2013 A Teachers College initiative is sharing approaches and strategic practices from the worlds top school systems Taking a Page From the Worlds Best Schools Searching for Answers to the Testing Question http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9326 12/12/2013 Assessment and Evaluation Research Initiatives second conference commemorates TCs legacy in testing, advocating assessment for learning. Searching for Answers to the Testing Question Vive la Resistance http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9321 12/9/2013 TCs Joseph Ciccolo weighs in on the importance of strength training Vive la Resistance Dropping In andmdash; to Prevent Dropping Out http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9318 12/6/2013 Continuing his nationwide campaign to focus schools on student health, TCs Charles Basch met in Boston with top health and education leaders. Dropping In andmdash; to Prevent Dropping Out Bringing the Impact of Domestic Violence Home http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9313 11/25/2013 A conference at TC shines a hard light on one of the worlds most prevalent abuses Bringing the Impact of Domestic Violence Home TC Education Anthropologist Herve Varenne Receives Lifetime Achievement Award http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9311 11/25/2013 Herve Varenne, TC Professor of Anthropology and Education, has received the George and Louise Spindler Award for lifetime achievement from the Council on Anthropology and Education. TC Education Anthropologist Herve Varenne Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Whither the Future of Anthropology in Education? http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9312 11/25/2013 Eminent scholars gathered at TC in October to consider ways to sustain and make relevant a shrinking field Whither the Future of Anthropology in Education? CCRCs Judith Scott-Clayton Testifies Before Senate Committee http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9293 11/20/2013 The senior research associate at the Community College Research Center said easier access to financial aid improves college access. CCRCs Judith Scott-Clayton Testifies Before Senate Committee Burying the Image of the Wounded Negro http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9291 11/19/2013 An eminent African-American education historian debunks a well-intentioned stereotype Burying the Image of the Wounded Negro Susan Fuhrman Concludes Her NAEd Presidency http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9248 10/31/2013 Completing her four-year presidency of the National Academy of Education, TC President Susan Fuhrman said that There has never been a more important time to ensure that education research is applicable to policy and practice. Susan Fuhrman Concludes Her NAEd Presidency Keeping the Peace http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9228 10/18/2013 Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, who led the womens movement that ended Liberias second civil war in 2003, will keynote the conference Sustaining Peace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, at Teachers College on Thursday, October 24th. Getting With the Program - and Going Beyond It http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9223 10/14/2013 In a new book about information technology management, TCs Lyle Yorks and Arthur Langer argue for more strategic leadership throughout organizations Getting With the Program - and Going Beyond It The Charter School Difference: Not Quite What We Imagined http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9199 9/25/2013 TCs Priscilla Wohlstetter and co-authors bring new information to a longstanding debate. The Charter School Difference: Not Quite What We Imagined Gamification Expert Joey Lee Receives TCs Strage Prize http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9182 9/3/2013 Joey Lee, Assistant Professor of Communication, Computing and Technology in Education, is the recipient of the 2013 Strage Junior Faculty Prize. Gamification Expert Joey Lee Receives TCs Strage Prize Wealthy, Suburban Children Experience Substance Abuse, Depression and Anxiety at a Higher Rate than Inner-City Kids http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9050 5/13/2013 Research by Suniya Luthar, Professor of Psychology and Education, finds that the ever-escalating pressure on children to succeed has fostered an at-risk group afraid of falling behind. Wealthy, Suburban Children Experience Substance Abuse, Depression and Anxiety at a Higher Rate than Inner-City Kids A Book as Diverse as its Topic http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8977 4/26/2013 James Banks and TC contributors discuss the new Encyclopedia of Diversity A Book as Diverse as its Topic Community College Study Finds Online Courses Not Always Effective http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8978 4/26/2013 A small study by TCs Community College Research Center found that students retained less from online courses than from traditional ones. Community College Study Finds Online Courses Not Always Effective TC at AERA 2013 http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8981 4/26/2013 Some 172 faculty, students and others affiliated with Teachers College will present at a href=http://www.aera.net/Portals/38/docs/Annual_Meeting/2013%20Annual%20Meeting/Conference%20Theme%202013.pdfEducation and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy and Praxis,/a this years meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), which will be held in San Francisco from April 27-May 1. TC at AERA 2013 Wall Street Journal: TCs Robot Is Peer Learner at Harlem School http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8944 4/10/2013 Assistant Professor Sandra Okita made Projo, a human-like robot that sometimes makes mistakes, to study how kids learn Wall Street Journal: TCs Robot Is Peer Learner at Harlem School Preparing Educators to Think About Health http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8930 3/29/2013 In this years Tisch lecture, Howell Wechsler calls on TC and other schools of education to embrace health as part of their mission Preparing Educators to Think About Health Online Education Works Less Well For Certain Student Groups http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8928 3/28/2013 In February, a paper issued from Teachers Colleges Community College Research Center found that males, black students and students with lower levels of academic preparation experienced significantly stronger negative coefficients for online learning compared with their counterparts, in terms of both course persistence and course grade. Online Education Works Less Well For Certain Student Groups Harnessing Culture to End Health Disparities http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8915 3/25/2013 The Colleges fifth annual conference on health disparities is highlighted by the launch of a new center and a call for a new paradigm of adapting coping to cultural differences Harnessing Culture to End Health Disparities Hip-Hop and Health http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8916 3/24/2013 Using an urban art form to understand the broken health of a population Hip-Hop and Health How to Determine ROI for Education Reform http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8913 3/18/2013 Work by TCs Henry Levin and colleagues is helping to create a new science How to Determine ROI for Education Reform TCs Lesley Bartlett is honored by the Comparative and International Education Society http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8912 3/18/2013 An article co-authored by Lesley Bartlett, Associate Professor of Education, has received honorable mention in the competition for the 2012 George Bereday Award, which recognizes the best article published in the journal Comparative Education Review (CER). TCs Lesley Bartlett is honored by the Comparative and International Education Society Community College Research Center Finds Online and Remedial Classes May Hold Students Back http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8911 3/17/2013 One study found that online students were less likely to pass or graduate than students who took them in the classroom. In a separate study, students who combined remedial with for-credit classes did better than those who did only remedial work. Community College Research Center Finds Online and Remedial Classes May Hold Students Back TCs Bailey, Henig, Wells Named AERA Fellows http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8909 3/14/2013 Thomas Bailey, Jeffrey Henig and Amy Stuart Wells are among 23 scholars selected to be the 2013 Fellows of the American Education Research Association. TCs Bailey, Henig, Wells Named AERA Fellows New TC Center to Advance Multimedia Health and Science Education to Foster Health Equity and Academic Achievement http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8903 3/12/2013 Teachers College will launch its new Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education (CHEUSE) at its fifth annual Health Disparities Conference, March 15-16 Talking About the Brain http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8902 3/12/2013 TCs Program in Neuroscience and Education (part of the Colleges Department of Biobehavioral Sciences) has launched a new weekly lecture series on current issues in neuroscience. C-Span Covered Bullying Conference Front to Back http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8884 3/6/2013 A national conference on bullying co-sponsored by TCs Institute for Urban Minority Education was captured by C-Span C-Span Covered Bullying Conference Front to Back