education

Randolph education student wins VACTE scholarship

Taylor Murphy '21

Taylor Murphy ’21 has received one of three scholarships recently awarded by the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (VACTE).... READ MORE >>

M.A.T. students receive awards

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

Randolph College’s 2020 Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) graduates were recognized in a virtual ceremony this week.... READ MORE >>

Students to present research, creative work during virtual Symposium of Artists & Scholars

2019 Artists and Scholars

The Randolph College Symposium of Artists & Scholars will be held virtually this year, with presentations beginning Thursday. The event, designed for students to show off their research and creative work, will be held online, but asynchronously, meaning videos of the presenters will be pre-recorded and posted at http://sas2020.go.randolphcollege.edu. Randolph biology professor Doug Shedd will... READ MORE >>

The dyslexia dilemma: New education program will help students with language-based disabilities

Education professor Crystal Howell teaches a class earlier this semester.

The Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia (GCD) is designed to help future and current teachers think about the needs of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph education professor publishes article in Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue

Crystal Howell

Education professor Crystal Howell recently published an article titled “Our Professional Obligations in the Education Marketplace” in the journal, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue. In the article, Howell describes a frustrating experience trying to recruit study participants from an online charter school whose faculty, staff, and operations overall were mostly hidden from public view, even though... READ MORE >>

Lindeman presents research on ‘Cultivating Curiosity’ at Queen’s University Belfast

Cheryl Lindeman on the campus of Queen's University Belfast

Today, education professor Cheryl Lindeman is presenting her research on intellectual curiosity in the classroom as part of the 26th International Conference on Learning hosted by Queen’s University Belfast in Ireland. The theme for the 2019 International Conference on Learning is “Learning to Make a Social Difference.” In her presentation, titled “Informal STEM Learning: Cultivating... READ MORE >>

Randolph earns state approval for new elementary education program

Randolph teaching alumna Kate Thornhill works with students in her elementary school classroom

Randolph College is pleased to announce a new major in elementary education. The program was approved earlier this week by Governor Ralph Northam as part of a new initiative to address the statewide—and nationwide—shortage of Pre-K through 6th grade teachers. Northam announced that the state policy boards for elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education approved 53... READ MORE >>

Mining information: Summer Research considers role of social media in organizing West Virginia teacher strikes

Professor Crystal Howell and Caleb Schmitzer go over their notes about the project

When Caleb Schmitzer ’21 gets deeply engaged in conversation, he knows his Minnesotan accent sometimes slips out. But thanks to his Summer Research project with education professor Crystal Howell, he’s become very familiar with a different type of accent—the one shared by the many West Virginian educators he has talked with about teacher pay and... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2019 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College held its annual Academic and Leadership Awards ceremony to honor students who excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. The following students received awards: Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: A’Nyeja Adams Rachel Trexler Ellis ‘44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Cai Czuhai... READ MORE >>

Symposium of Artists and Scholars highlights student research, creative endeavors

McKenzie Givens '19 delivers her presentation,

At Randolph’s 2019 Symposium of Artists and Scholars Friday afternoon, students presented the results of various research and creative projects on topics ranging from teaching strategies to rainwater harvesting to mobile app development. In its 11th year, the Symposium brings together students of all academic disciplines to share research results and highlight some of the... READ MORE >>