April 24, 2017
To get more women in sports leadership roles, opportunities must increase and women in such positions must be willing to be role models and mentors. That was the takeaway of a panel discussion on women in sports leadership held on the Fairfax Campus. ...excerpted from Mason News. Read more...
April 17, 2017
The College of Education and Human Development
(CEHD) at George Mason University
is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Council of International Schools
(CIS). Mason is a Carnegie "highest research activity" (R1) institution that has been delivering quality master’s degree course work and licensure programs to international educators for 25 years. CIS, a global non-profit membership organization, provides services to primary and secondary schools, higher education institutions, and individuals committed to high quality, international education. Read more...
March 30, 2017
Mason's Diana D'Amico, Robert Pawlewicz, Penelope Earley and doctoral candidate Adam McGeehan examined the racial composition of one public school district's teacher labor market and discovered that black applicants were significantly less likely than their white counterparts to receive job offers. They also found evidence of workforce segregation. More broadly, the authors call for researchers, policy makers and school leaders to examine hiring practices which may be symptomatic of broader institutional biases. ...excerpted from Harvard Educational Review Read more...
March 28, 2017
An orientation program for an online master’s degree in Education Leadership was recently recognized with an Effective Practice Award from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC). Crafted by Anne-Marie Balzano, associate professor with the College of Education and Human Development, and Ying-Ying Kuo, instructional designer for the Office of Digital Learning, the orientation is designed to introduce new students to online learning and address concerns about technology and working virtually with their professors and peers.
...excerpted from Mason News. Read more...
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