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Upcoming Events

Mar 2, 2015: SMART Board Essential Training at Speight Building

Posted: March 2, 2015, 7:00 pm

This workshop will show you how to use a SMART Board in conjunction with SMART Notebook software to design and organize dynamic presentations. Learn how to connect to your computer, manage objects, insert graphics, layer, link and lock objects and adding animations and reveals. Attendees who already have the SMART Notebook software installed on their laptop are encouraged to bring their computer.

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Mar 17, 2015: Learning Exchange: Community as Text at C.M. Eppes Recreation Center

Posted: March 17, 2015, 9:30 pm

The Wells Fargo Endowed Chair, Dr. Matthew Militello, and other ECU professors are beginning some exciting work in the Greenville community with sixty of our graduate students (Principal preparation program). The first step in this process begins March 17th at the C.M. Eppes Recreation Center on the corner of 5th and Nash St. This work will continue this summer with a Leadership Learning Exchange with attendees from around the country.

We will be glad to provide more information if needed and also invite you to attend. Please contact any of us for more information.

Dr. Matthew Militello (919) 518-4008
Dr. Marjorie Ringler (252)367-0333

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Mar 18, 2015: First Digital (DISSH) Symposium at J. Y. Joyner Library at ECU

Posted: March 18, 2015, 6:00 pm

ECU's First Digital (DISSH) Symposium will be held March 18, 2015 from 2-6pm in the J. Y. Joyner Library

This Digital Innovation and Scholarship in the Social Sciences and Humanities symposium explores the opportunities inherent in digital projects for interdisciplinary and collaborative research and education, hallmarks of the twenty-first century university. Together, the speakers who will inaugurate this annual symposium point to the promise and potential of digital projects to bring people together from across the university setting, creating synergies across academic computing, libraries, departments and interdisciplinary programs. This year’s keynote lecture will be delivered by David Lee Miller of the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of South Carolina. Other invited lectures feature talks by David Staley (Dept. of History, Director of the Goldberg Center, Ohio State University), Natalie Kononenko (Kule Chair in Ukranian Ethnography, University of Alberta), Jolanda-Pieta (Joey) van Arnhem (Digital Scholarship and Services, College of Charleston Libraries) and Paul Jones (School of Media and Journalism, School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill). And a lightning-round of 5-7 minute presentations will feature presenters already engaged in digital work from East Carolina University and the surrounding region. Full schedule, program and registration information (free for ECU attendees) here:http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/DISSH/).

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Mar 19, 2015: NC Deafblindness Seminar at Chapel Hill

Posted: March 19, 2015, 4:00 am

The North Carolina Deafblind Project is pleased to share an incredible opportunity with you! Dr. Jan van Dijk (from the Netherlands) will be with us in Chapel Hill Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20 to share his work on “child guided assessments”.

For the last 50 years, Dr. van Dijk has worked with families all over the world who have children with deafblindness. The “child guided assessment” is based on the belief that children with multiple disabilities often have more potential than many think. During workshops, he demonstrates the assessment approach and helps families and teachers consider how his recommendations can be implemented with their learners. Additional information on his work is available at http://www.drjanvandijk.org/.

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Mar 25, 2015: Higher Education Law & Policy Roundtable at Croatan

Posted: March 25, 2015, 4:00 pm

Michael W. Klein, J.D., Ph.d., CEO of the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities to lead a discussion of hot topics in higher education including President Obama’s proposed ratings plan and free community-college proposal, performance-based funding, and policies regarding veterans and undocumented students. For more about Dr. Klein see http://www.njascu.org/ExecutiveDirector.html

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Mar 25, 2015: Faculty/Staff Professional Development: Flipping the Class at Speight Building

Posted: March 25, 2015, 6:00 pm

Have you thought about flipping your class? What about using video to supplement or replace your classroom lecture? There are many ideas and suggestions on how to do this. Come and see if this idea works for you.

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Mar 25, 2015: 2015 College of Education Faculty and Student Research Showcase at Mendenhall Student Center

Posted: March 25, 2015, 8:00 pm

The COE Faculty and Student Research Showcase event is held during RCAW to highlight research and scholarship of COE faculty and students in three presentation styles: faculty paper presentation, faculty roundtable presentations, and student poster presentations. A full schedule of presentors can be found at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ndd6Kq5R4gIGsH92VpEICLLSmz4ZAcIkfhmng014aZA/edit?usp=sharing

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Mar 25, 2015: 2015 College of Education Faculty and Student Research Showcase at Mendenhall Student Center

Posted: March 25, 2015, 8:00 pm

The COE Research Committee is proud to announce the 2015 College of Education Faculty and Student Research Showcase.

Faculty invited paper presentation (4:15-5:00)

Faculty invited round table presentation (5:00-5:45)

Graduate student poster presentations (5:00-5:45)

For a detailed schedule including presenters and topics, please checkout the details on the details on the COE Blog.

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Mar 26, 2015: My Masculinity Helps Screening and Discussion at Science and Technology Building

Posted: March 26, 2015, 11:00 pm

Explore and discuss the role of African American men and boys in the prevention of sexual violence. The film shows African American male allies demonstrating understanding and support for survivors of sexual violence.

For more information visit: http://mymasculinityhelps.com/

Sponsored by: The McClammy Counseling Lab

Co Sponsored by: The Department of Student Involvement and Leadership Co-Curricular Collaboration, Department of Interdisciplinary Professions, Chi Sigma Iota - Rho Omega, Counselor Education Association, and the Dean of Students Office

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Mar 31, 2015: Spring 2015 Clinical Teacher Conference at Greenville Hilton

Posted: March 31, 2015, 1:00 pm

The theme for this event that hosts our current Senior 2 clinical teachers is iTeach: What’s Your Superpower? Our goal is to honor our Superheroes in the Field by providing them with professional development sessions that will enhance their “super-teacher powers.”

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Apr 2, 2015: Faculty/Staff Professional Development: Creating and Grading Tests in Blackboard at Speight Building

Posted: April 2, 2015, 2:00 pm

This session will teach you how to create, import, and export tests and pools in your Blackboard courses. You will also learn how to deploy tests and the settings that work the best to get the tests completed with the least number of resets. We will also look into Respondus, as tool which will allow you to copy tests from one course to another or multiple courses without ever actually entering Blackboard. This session is designed as a hands-on class, so please bring a laptop, and a class to work in.

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Apr 13, 2015: Professionals in Education Panel at Bate Building

Posted: April 13, 2015, 8:00 pm

Join education professionals for a panel discussion and networking event.

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Apr 15, 2015: Faculty/Staff Professional Development: Social Media Tools at Speight Building

Posted: April 15, 2015, 2:00 pm

This workshop will cover a few online tools to help faculty engage with their students outside of the classroom. It will look at Hootsuite, Tweetdeck and a few other programs that enable faculty to interact with students via social media and text.

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Apr 18, 2015: Edgecombe County Teacher Career Fair at Martin Millennium Academy

Posted: April 18, 2015, 1:00 pm

Candidates for instructional positions are invited to meet all Fourteen (14) Principals and learn about the benefits of teaching in this progressive district. On-Line applications can be completed on-site. Candidates should bring several copies of a current resume, transcript/s (unofficial copies are permitted for pre-screening), and other pertinent documents. Human Resources personnel will be available to answer questions about applications and licensure requirements. We are looking forward to meeting you and considering the possibilities of working together!

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Apr 20, 2015: Faculty/Staff Professional Development: Categorizing and Weighting Grades in Blackboard at Speight Building

Posted: April 20, 2015, 7:00 pm

This session will narrow down and focus only on the creation of categories, applying the categories to your graded items, and then using those categories to create a weighted total in Blackboard, even if a category only has 1 item in it. If you are having trouble getting your grades to turn out correctly, this is the session you need to attend to “get down to business.” This session is designed as a hands-on class, so please bring a laptop, and a class to work in.

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Apr 23, 2015: SMART Board Essential Training at Speight Building

Posted: April 23, 2015, 2:00 pm

This workshop will show you how to use a SMART Board in conjunction with SMART Notebook software to design and organize dynamic presentations. Learn how to connect to your computer, manage objects, insert graphics, layer, link and lock objects and adding animations and reveals. Attendees who already have the SMART Notebook software installed on their laptop are encouraged to bring their computer.

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Apr 27, 2015: Faculty/Staff Professional Development: Advanced Google Tools at Speight Building

Posted: April 27, 2015, 2:00 pm

This workshop is for those who are comfortable with using Chrome, Google Drive and its office software. It will look at expanding knowledge of the Office software. The workshop will explore Google Classroom and Hangouts.

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Apr 28, 2015: Spring Education Career Fair at Murphy Center

Posted: April 28, 2015, 2:00 pm

The Spring Education Career Fair will be a great opportunity for you to network and present yourself as a possible candidate for job or internship opportunities. Meeting employers at these types of events is like having a pre-screening interview, so you want to prepare in advance. All ECU students and alumni are invited to attend any time between 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. The event is FREE!

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May 9, 2015: COE Graduate Recognition Ceremony Spring 2015 at Minges Coliseum (Williams Arena)

Posted: May 9, 2015, 7:00 pm

The faculty and staff of the College of Education are pleased to present a special Graduate Recognition Ceremony (GRC) for our graduates. The ceremony will feature individual recognition of College of Education students receiving degrees.

Friends and families of the graduates are cordially invited to attend. It is not necessary for graduates or guests to RSVP for this event. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.

For University Commencement Ceremony details and information about the ECU Commencement Weekend, please visit http://www.ecu.edu/commencement.

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