education

  • Bossom combines love of travel, teaching

    Jul 21, 2017

    Leah Bossom ’17 found her career path at Cornell College while teaching and participating in Alternative Spring Breaks abroad.

  • Professor Heinrich researches cultural clashes in the classroom

    May 15, 2017

    A Cornell College professor just wrapped up a three-year project to research the story behind one Iowa public school’s struggle to deal with diversity and cultural differences following the initiation of a controversial federal program.

  • Fulbright sending Chicoine to Thailand

    Jun 2, 2016

    Madison Chicoine ’16 is ready to take the experience she gained at Cornell College to Thailand, where she will teach English through the Fulbright program.

  • 2016 education graduates placed in international and US jobs

    May 31, 2016

    Cornell College education graduates are finding success as they leave behind their title as a college student and become teachers in their own classrooms.

  • Chicoine ’16 off to Thailand on Fulbright Program

    Apr 5, 2016

    Madison Chicoine ’16 will spend a year in Thailand teaching English on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant fellowship. She becomes the 12th Cornellian in the past 11 years awarded a Fulbright.

  • State renews approval of Cornell College teacher education program

    Nov 24, 2015

    The Iowa State Board of Education has renewed its approval of the Cornell College Education Department’s teacher education program.

  • Eight courses heading off campus

    Feb 4, 2015

    Dozens of students in eight different courses will spend Block 6 off campus, going as far afield as the Bahamas, Belize, Rome, and New Zealand.

  • Fields passionate about teaching and service

    May 12, 2014

    Jacob Fields will address educational inequality head-on by teaching at an elementary school in Brooklyn as part of Teach For America.

  • Cornell College offering online education courses

    Apr 18, 2014

    This summer Cornell College will offer its first online-only courses: Foundation of Literacy and Literacy in the Content Areas—Elementary, taught by Professor of education Kerry Bostwick, and History of American Education taught by Assistant Professor of education Kate Kauper.

  • Future teachers gain classroom experience

    Dec 5, 2013

    During the second week of Block 3, 23 students from two education courses spent a full week assisting and observing in local classrooms.

  • Conversations about Teaching

    Oct 31, 2013

    New Technology: Successes and Struggles by Michelle Herder, assistant professor of history. Professor Herder will discuss an assignment from her first block class which used Neatline, an online service which allows users to create and annotate interactive maps. Thursday, Oct. 31, 11:30 a.m. in Cole Library, Room 108.

  • Six courses traveled to tropical field stations in February

    Mar 26, 2013

    Fifty-seven students joined their Cornell professors for courses in the Bahamas and Belize during block 6. Cornell courses have traveled to the Gerace Research Center in the Bahamas for years, and 2013 marked the third annual trip to a field station in Latin America.

  • Education faculty members win research award

    Oct 31, 2012

    Education faculty members Kerry Bostwick and Jill Heinrich and former Cornell College Librarian Jean Donham were awarded the Iowa Association of College and Research Libraries’ 2012 Research Award. The IACRL grants one award every two years for original scholarship and was presented in May at the Association’s spring conference held at Luther College. The award was given for their article “Mental Models of Research: Generating Authentic Questions” which was published in the Journal of College Teaching.

  • “The Devil is in the Details: Can I Really Say God in School?”

    Jan 12, 2012

    On Jan 19th, Associate Professor of Education Jill Heinrich will give a lecture titled “The Devil is in the Details: Can I Really Say God in School?” This presentation will examine conflicts regarding the separation of church and state in our nation’s public schools.

  • SIG lecture: Developing the Three Dimensions of Information Literacy: It Takes a Whole Campus

    Dec 1, 2010

    Mary Iber, consulting librarian for the sciences, will present work completed during her sabbatical. Her talk will focus on three dimensions of becoming information literate: the knower, the process of knowing, and the known.