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Learning Connections now available online

July 18, 2013

The newest issue of Learning Connections, the School of Education’s alumni magazine, now is available online.

Learning Connections 2013 spring/summer cover“Playing to learn -– and scoring education points,” is the cover story for the Spring/Summer 2013 issue, and examines the leading role those within the school are playing at the intersection of video games and learning.

Other highlights from the issue include:

• Letter from the Dean: Julie Underwood takes a look back at the 2012-13 academic year.

• News and notes: Check out School of Education highlights from the past six months.

• News from Educational Psychology: Robert Enright believes the power of forgiveness could snap the cycle of violence in Liberia.

• Undergraduate student profile: Health setbacks won't keep Angela Schoepke from realizing her dream of becoming a teacher.

• News from Counseling Psychology: Academic Enhancement Seminars teach skills and lend support to students on academic probation.

• News from Educational Policy Studies: William Reese's newest book highlights the forgotten history of "Testing Wars."

• News from Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis: Peter Miller is helping support the Adams County Promise Neighborhood initiative.

• News from Curriculum & Instruction, and Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education: Elementary Education program revamped to feature dual certification options.

• News from Partner School Network and MERIT: Technology initiative provides local schools with much-needed training.

• News from Wisconsin Center for Education Research: As Adam Gamoran's run as director comes to an end, WCER is well positioned for the future.

• Q&A with Morna Foy: ELPA Ph.D. candiate is first female president of the Wisconsin Technical College System.

• La Mujer Latina Conference encourages community in dialogue, builds support systems.

• Student philanthropy team is taking root at the School of Education.

• Class notes: Read about what School of Education alums have been up to, broken down by decade -- 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.

• SoE shines at annual AERA meeting.

• Graduate programs again ranked among nation's best.

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