Category Archives: Announcements

Research & Outreach: Advancing Equitable Student Outcomes

2015–2016 Bureau of Educational Research Seminar Series Research on Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice Advancing Equitable Student Outcomes: Building Instutional Capacity in Engaging Males of Color Dr. J. Luke Wood Associate Professor & Doctoral Program Director College of Education Community College Leadership Programs San Diego State University J. Luke Wood, PhD, is Associate Professor of […]

Research & Outreach: HRD Can Work for Workforce Development Boards

As a county appointed member of the Triangle South Workforce Development Board and being a current grad student in the HRD program at the University of Illinois, I have been able to blend my HRD learning into what the board seeks to accomplish. For those not familiar with Workforce Development Boards in your area (as […]

Research & Outreach: New Directions in Leadership Development

NEW DIRECTIONS IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Alexandre Ardichvili, PhD, University of Minnesota   Alexandre (“Sasha”) Ardichvili, is Professor of HRD and Hellervik Endowed Chair in Leadership and Adult Career Development at the University of Minnesota. He is President-elect of the University Council on Work and Human Resource Education, past editor-in-chief of Human Resource Development International, and Fellow […]

Research & Outreach: Conference Presentations Live Online on May 5th!

Researching Education in a Global Context (EPS 580) provides a forum for discussion of literature reviews on current topics in education research on issues of significance to scholars in Global Studies in Education, Diversity and Equity in Education and Human Resource Development. Everybody is invited to view the conference presentations live online thursday, May 5th at […]

Online Program Highlight: International Education Administration & Leadership

International Education Administration & Leadership (GSE: IEAL) trains professionals to lead, develop, implement and evaluate international programming and internationalization activities in business/industry and postsecondary settings, in both private and public sectors.  This program develops skills necessary to lead comprehensive internationalization in organizations and institutions. Courses are drawn from education policy, study abroad, curriculum development, pedagogical […]

Teaching Online – Panel Discussion #2

Teaching Online Panel Discussion #2 focuses on online trends impacting Higher Education, specifically MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) and hybrid or blended learning  and what these trends may mean for us. The conversation will be grounded in real-world experiences from the College of Education’s very own faculty. MOOC / Hybrid / Blended – Bill Cope […]

Teaching Online – Panel Discussion #1

On April 26th, there will be conversation about effective perspectives for teaching online. If you’ve ever been curious about online education, critical of its potential to disrupt, or just interested in improving your own approaches online education in a supportive atmosphere, please join it. It’s a great opportunity learn from your peers and offer up […]

Online Program Highlight: Diversity & Equity in Education with an emphasis in Human Resource Development

Diversity & Equity in Education with an emphasis in Human Resource Development (DE:HRD) track is designed for practitioners who are especially interested in understanding and using transformative approaches to issues related to diversity and equity in the workplace. This area of study features the introduction of an interdisciplinary approach that covers the intersection of disability, […]

Online Program Highlight: Diversity & Equity in Education

Diversity & Equity in Education (DE) is a social-justice oriented program that aims at providing educators with transformative approaches to issues related to diversity and equity in P-16 learning environments. Courses will help teachers, administrators, school staff, and other educators to understand how diversity and equity relates to learning theories, leadership, and pedagogy.  Our interdisciplinary […]

COE Online Student Spotlight: Grace Ward

  Before I applied at UIUC, I taught second grade for two years and then moved to Spain after becoming fed up with the politics of education in North Carolina. After living abroad for about a year, I decided that it was time to come back to the United States and find a way to […]