- Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association Honors Warner Student
In recognition of academic achievement and commitment to education, Warner School of Education doctoral student Kristen Love is one of this year’s recipients of the Outstanding Adult Student Award given by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education (RACCE) Association.
- Making the Connections
Wei Yang is among others in a cohort of master’s students in human development who are wrapping the theories they’ve learned in Warner classrooms around practices in the broader Rochester community. Through their coursework at Warner, human development students come to construct their own theory about how people change and learn over the life course. They then take these evolving theories off to real-life experiences.
- Science STARS Debut Film Aimed at Educating Others on Healthy Food Choices
As part of a several month exploration of science in the urban community, 12 girls from East High School devoted their afterschool time this school year to investigating food, where it comes from, and the choices people make about eating. And, they are now eager to share their findings with the community in an attempt to help others make smarter decisions about food.
- Reasons for Attending College Affect Students’ Academic Success, Study Finds
Researchers at the Warner School of Education found that student motivation for attending college is related to academic success. And, they uncover unique relationships that exist between the different types of student motivation—as conceptualized by Self-Determination Theory (SDT)—and academic achievement and persistence. The study is the first to look at the academic outcomes of college students driven by relationship motivation.
- Warner School Professor Named Fulbright Scholar
Associate Professor Mary Jane Curry has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research next year in Chile. Curry’s award will take her to Universidad Mayor in Santiago for the spring 2014 semester to teach in the Department of English Language Teaching in the School of Education. While in Chile, Curry will conduct research on the experiences of Chilean scholars writing for publication in English.