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Weaver promotes new, interactive learning

Kathleen Weaver, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented “New Ideas in Science Education” for Monday’s faculty lecture.

Watkins and Walker talk education

Watkins and Walker talk education

Nancy Walker, professor of education and Naomi Watkins, associate professor of education, ­­speak on the value of secondary teaching methods in their faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

Lecture addresses family literacy

Lecture addresses family literacy

Professor of Education Marga Madhuri lead the second installment of the spring Faculty Lecture series at noon on Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room to discuss the upcoming “University of La Verne’s Ninth Annual Family Literacy/Math Conference,” taking place on March 22 at the University.

Trio measures K-12 teacher efficacy

Trio measures K-12 teacher efficacy

Lisa Looney, assistant professor of education, unveiled the results of a research project that discovered the correlation between teacher efficacy and student performance at the faculty lecture Nov. 18 in the President’s Dining Room.

Hayes highlights Latino teachers

Hayes highlights Latino teachers

Cleveland Hayes, associate professor of education, discussed his research on successful Latino teachers Monday afternoon in the President’s Dining Room.

iPads do not advance learning

In a $1 billion plan to improve education and give students equal opportunity in the classroom, the Los Angeles Unified School District gave 47,000 iPads to students in 13 schools. Unfortunately, the education plan has not been successful.

Godwin believes redevelopment hurts schools

Students and faculty gathered in the President’s Dining Room Monday as associate professor of public admini­stration Marcia Godwin presented her talk on redevelopment in California as part of the faculty lecture series.

Parenting determines social skills

Parenting determines social skills

Lynn Stanton-Riggs, associate professor of education, led the faculty lecture on “Parenting and Teaching Our Children” Nov. 19 in the President’s Dining Room.

Students seek change in Obama’s second term

Upon President Barack Obama’s re-election on Nov. 6, several students at the University of La Verne have shared their approval of the results and have begun to focus on what they hope the next four years will bring for the country.

Vote ‘yes’ on 30: Fund public schools

Prop. 30 would increase the state sales tax from 7.25 percent to 7.5 percent for four years, even though most Los Angelinos are already paying a sales tax of 8.75 percent.

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