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Associate Dean’s New Book on Peace Education

Candice Carter, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Education and Counseling, recently published her book, “Social Education for Peace: Foundations, Teaching and Curriculum for Visionary Learning” (Palgrave Macmillan, New York). Carter illuminates and validates the vital role of visioning in social education. Visioning enhances powerful social studies by orienting students toward a future without harm in response to conflict. She demonstrates how humanity’s global quest for peace continues in the pursuit of positive visions. Carter is widely known for her research in peace education.

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Achieving Active, Interactional Student Presentations

Eileen Reilich, Ph.D., associate professor in the College of Education and Counseling, presented a poster session at the TECH-Ed conference last September at Washington State University in Pullman. Reilich presented on “Engaged Hospitality in a Synchronous Online Environment.” The session focused on the creative use of Adobe Connect in an educational research class for master’s candidates as a platform for active, interactional, student presentations. She outlined the background, the history and theoretical underpinnings, the instructor’s thought process and products, the session description and student responses.

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Be InspirED – Get IgnitED

Teachers and future educators are invited to join Saints IgnitED, a blog on the Saint Martin’s College of Education and Counseling webpage where education professionals can share and engage with others in the field. Become a part of the CECP blog and join the conversation! In her most recent blog post, Saint Martin’s teacher candidate Ana Crow talks about the three lessons teachers can learn from Disney’s “Finding Nemo” movie. In his blog, Ron Allen explores whether best practices from the business world can be applied to K-12 education.