New Internship Major for Elementary and Special Education Candidates
March 5, 2013 - The Union University Teacher Education Initiative (UUTEI) continues to bear the fruit of change. At the February meeting of the Greater Faculty, new Teaching and Learning (T&L) and Interdisciplinary majors were approved for Union University students seeking to teach children in Preschool through Eighth Grade. The new majors emphasize clinically-based practice culminating in a year-long internship the senior year. The internship is an incremental immersion clinical experience beginning with 2 day...
Popularity soars for Marvin’s iPad course on iTunesU
February 8, 2013 - An instructional course on classroom use of iPad technology developed by a Union University education professor has been one of the top courses on iTunesU for several months.
Eric Marvin, associate professor of education at Union University Germantown, originally created the “Integrating iPads into the Classroom” course to meet the needs of Union graduate students and faculty as the School of Education launched ...
The School of Education at Union University is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in March 2013. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Both NCATE and Union University recognize graduates, parents, schools, and community organizations have valuable perspectives on the quality of the programs that prepare teachers and other school personnel. We invite interested parties to submit written testimony on the School of Education to:
Board of Examiners
2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036-1023
or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered at Union University and should specify the respondent's relationship, if any, to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates). Copies of all correspondence received will be sent to Union University for comment prior to the review. No anonymous testimony will be considered.
Letters of comment should be received no later than December 10, 2012.