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  • 1. Welcome to College of Education
  • 2. CENN, Fall 2007 Week of October 1
  • 3. Welcome to the College of Education
  • 4. Dr. Nancy Davis gave the keynote presentation "Multiple Perspectives of Educational Research" 1st Annual Research in Education Conference
  • 5. Dr. Hu presented "Working with qualitative and quantitative data sets" 1st Annual Research in Education Conference
  • 6. Personal Finance Study An examination of personal finance activities leading to wealth accumulation.
    • Dr. David Eccles and his fellow researchers are in need of households to take part in a pilot study looking at activities related to personal finance. This study is being financed by a grant through the Financial Industry’s Regulatory Authority Investor Education Foundation.
    • The data collected will be used to provide personal finance interventions. They are looking for married couples in their 50’s to participate .
    • For more information regarding the qualifications for participation please call 850-645-2792 or e-mail [email_address] .
  • 7. FSU Libraries Graduate Workshops
    • The workshops will be usually offered in the Strozier Library classroom on the last Thursday of the month at 2:00pm, unless otherwise noted.
    • October 10th Writing & Publishing Ethically: How to Avoid Plagiarizing
    • October 25th RefWorks
    • October 26th Endnote
    • November 29th Managing Information and Scholarly Communication
  • 8. Fall 2007 Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Q&A     
    • Westcott, Room 201
      • Tuesday, October 16     10:00 - 11:00 am
      • Wednesday, October 17    3:00 -- 4:00 pm
    • For reservations, please e-mail clearance@mailer.fsu.edu                                  
  • 9. Improving Teacher Quality in Florida
    • Dean’s Symposium Series
    • October 18, 2007
    • FSU Alumni Center, Tallahassee, Florida
    • More details: http://www.coe.fsu.edu/symposiumseries
  • 10. ELPS Brown Bag
    • Thursday, October 25 at 12:00PM.
    • Dr. Patrice Iatarola will be the presenter and will be discussing her new IES grant on high school course taking patterns 
  • 11. Mark your calendars!
    • Homecoming Breakfast honoring scholarship recipients and donors
    • October 27 at 8:30 a.m.
    • At FSUS
  • 12. Graduate Student Research & Creativity Award, Ruby Diamond Future Professor Award, which is given annually to two students whom faculty hope to encourage to enter academia, and the Gagne/Briggs Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, which is based on academic performance, research, and service. Melissa Mackal, EPLS
  • 13. Congratulations!
    • Congratulations to Melinda Sota and ChanMin Kim for being selected as one of three finalist teams of the PacifiCorp Design and Development Award Competition co-sponsored by PacifiCorp and the Design and Development Division of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology! All three finalist teams receive free registration to the conference and their program receives a $1000 check toward a student scholarship fund.
    ChanMin Kim Melinda Sota
  • 14. A L E C
    • The Adult Learning Evaluation Center (ALEC)
    • 214 Stone Building
    • 644-3611 
    • www.epls.fsu.edu/alec
    • Provides low cost educational evaluations for high school and college students and other adults who are college-bound or entering the work force and may be experiencing difficulties related to a learning disability or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
    • Offers educational workshops and individual client coaching in the areas of test-performance anxiety reduction, academic consultation and study skills.
  • 15. Discover TREC!
    • COE Graduate Student Group at FSU
    • Research collaboration, professional development, and social networking.
    • Interdisciplinary & transcultural focus
    • Non-COE graduate students welcome
    • Visit TREC website at http://www.coe.fsu.edu/trec/
  • 16. Night Nole
    • During the fall, Night Nole provides students with a safe ride home from the Tennessee Strip and other late-night venues.
    • The SGA funds this no-fare transit service through a contract with Tallahassee. The route is within a short walking distance of many apartment complexes where students live.
  • 17. Stone Bldg. Reconstruction
    • The Stone Building will be under phased construction till August 2008.
    • Please pardon the dust and temporary inconvenience.
    • We are getting larger classroom, more space and better equipped facilities.
  • 18. Did you know?
    • The FSU Counseling Center offers free workshops on the topics of Stress Management, Time Management, and Study Skills .
    • Each workshop is 1 hour and includes self-assessment, personalized strategies, and hands-on learning.
    • Go to www.counseling.fsu.edu for the workshop schedule and to find out how to register.
  • 19. FSU Education and Library Career Expo
    • December 12 th
    • 9am - 1pm
    • Oglesby Union Ballrooms
    • More details http://www.career.fsu.edu/expos/education/
    This event is for full-time, co-op and internship opportunities with K-12 schools, test preparation organizations and libraries.
  • 20.
    • Any news, achievements, announcements?
    • See them at CENN!
    • Contact Dr. Dina Vyortkina for details: dvyortkina@fsu.edu
    News Needed!