Tag Archives: College of Education

Group targets BU students for information

A lobbying group has been targeting Butler University’s College of Education students to obtain  the syllabi of courses. The National Council on Teacher Quality has been reaching out to students in the college to offer them money in exchange for syllabi or other course information. In some cases, representatives from the organization have shown up

Reform affects student teachers

It has become more difficult to place Butler’s approximately 100 student teachers in the midst of education reform and the state’s new teacher evaluation standards, said Sue Stahl, director of student personnel services in the College of Education. The new evaluation guidelines will become effective next school year. Those who receive low ratings can be

OPINION | Education crisis affects more than teachers

Butler University administrators spend a lot of time talking about the Pharmacy program and the College of Business—and for good reason. But the College of Education deserves some attention as well. Maybe it’s just me—I’ve lived with and am friends with several education majors—but it seems that Butler’s COE does a lot for its students

Partnership provides learning experience

Relationships key to partnership’s ability to succeed, administrators said. Building deeper relationships is what educators at both Shortridge Magnet High School and Butler University’s College of Education say is the next step in their part of the partnership. COE partners with Shortridge for professional development, provides student teachers and holds certain classes at Shortridge. Shelly

Butler partnership to continue despite suspension

Butler University’s College of Education will keep its partnership with Shortridge Magnet High School for Law and Public Policy despite the school’s principal being suspended. Currently, Butler is engaged in a partnership with the school to allow juniors and seniors to enroll in one three-credit course each semester at the university through the Early College

COPHS illustrates its world

Childhood consists of many blissful elements: Candyland, the zoo and Sesame Street to name a few.  The subject of pharmacy typically gets left off the list.  But one College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences professor at Butler University wants to help kids understand what it means to be a pharmacist by writing a children’s book.

Education reform affects future teachers

While heated education reform debates across the nation are reaching an apex, many professionals in the education field believe legislators are focusing too much on the placement and control of power instead of students’ best interests. Issues being addressed by legislatures in Indiana and other states include the expansion of charter schools and voucher programs,

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