Education & Society

FSU launches new professional certification on student well-being, trauma and resilience

Florida State University, a leader in professional development on trauma and resilience, launched a new online curriculum to help higher education professionals develop the tools to promote campus wellness and better serve students. The Professional Certification in College Student Well-being, Trauma and Resilience was developed by the Institute for Family Violence Studies at the FSU College of […]

FSU special education program partners with Leon County Schools on workforce development initiatives

Florida State University’s special education program within the College of Education has formed a partnership with Leon County Schools to address the challenges students with intellectual disabilities face after finishing school and help these individuals find meaningful employment. Through the partnership, FSU students in the special education program and autism spectrum disorder master’s and certificate […]

FSU research associate working as sport psychologist with USA Track & Field team at Tokyo Olympics

As a research associate at Florida State University’s Florida Center for Reading Research, Christopher Stanley is focused on human development and performance — how people learn, manage mistakes and make improvements in educational domains. For the next several weeks, the human performances he will be focused on are those of the athletes on the USA […]

FSU researchers receive $1.5M grant to study corequisite developmental education models

Florida State University researchers have received a $1.5M grant from the Institute of Education Sciences — the independent, nonpartisan statistics, research and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education — to study corequisite developmental education courses and their effect on students’ postsecondary outcomes. This project responds to Texas House Bill (HB) 2223, which requires […]

FSU’s Institute for Justice Research and Development uses science to transform justice system

The numbers are the problem for Associate Professor of Social Work Carrie Pettus at Florida State University. More than 12,000 people are released from state and federal prisons each week, and 77% of formerly incarcerated individuals return to prison within five years. “If you can imagine going to a doctor and they say here’s this medical […]

FSU Center launches certification on early childhood social and emotional behavioral support

Florida State University has launched a new online professional development certification to assist educators with early childhood social and emotional behavioral support and interventions. The certification, developed by the FSU Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children (CFC) at the FSU College of Social Work, equips educators in early learning and elementary classrooms […]

FSU’S Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching to partner with American Volleyball Coaches Association

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). As part of the partnership, FSU COACH will be the official coach education provider for the AVCA. “Continuing education is a critical component of successful coaching,” said Kathy DeBoer, executive director of the AVCA. “FSU COACH will provide a connection […]

New report by FSU Center for Postsecondary Success highlights progress of Florida’s developmental education reform

A new report by Florida State University’s Center for Postsecondary Success (CPS) highlights the evolution in the implementation of the Florida developmental education reform. Stipulated by Senate Bill 1720, Florida’s developmental education reform was implemented in the fall of 2014 and required institutions in the Florida College System (FCS) to redesign the delivery of their […]

FSU researchers receive NSF grant to study teaching practices in virtual reality

Florida State University researchers have received a nearly $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate teaching practices for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) using mixed reality simulations and virtual students. Fengfeng Ke, professor of instructional systems and learning technologies in FSU’s College of Education is principal investigator for the project. Ke said the funds will go toward solving challenges in […]

FSU researchers receive $1.5M federal grant to enhance diversity in higher education

Florida State University researchers, in partnership with Florida A&M University, have received a $1.5 million grant to enhance diversity in the field of education research. The five-year grant from the Institute of Education Sciences — the independent, nonpartisan statistics, research and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education — will support the continuation of […]

From surviving to thriving: FSU’s Learning Systems Institute brings support and success to mathematics educators navigating virtual learning

Last year, students and teachers in Florida and across the nation were asked to do a lot when remote learning forced them out of the physical classroom. That didn’t stop educators from pushing forward to learn new ways to best teach traditional subjects like math to their students, whether they were in person or on […]

Florida Center for Reading Research director appointed to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Future of Education Research

A Florida State University professor has been appointed to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) committee to help shape the future of education research. Nicole Patton Terry, director of the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) and the Olive & Manuel Bordas Professor of Education in FSU’s School of Teacher Education, will […]