College of Education

A Kent State University student multitasks by simultaneously using her desktop computer, laptop computer, smartphone and headphones. Kent State University Professor Andrew Lepp, Ph.D., remembers the incident well. About two years ago on campus, he encountered a student entering data into a spreadsheet using a desktop computer. Next to the desktop computer, the student had a laptop computer open with Netflix streaming. Beside the laptop was the student’s smartphone, which the...

Research Center for Educational Technology (RCET)

Girls Hackathon Event Banner Girls4STEAM is a hackathon event hosted by the Kent State Student Chapter for American Computing Machinery-Women in partnership with the Research Center for Educational Technology (RCET) of Kent State’s College of Education, Health & Human Services. The event is designed to inspire young women in grades 7 through high school to be creators of...

Learn how to avoid all the negativity on social media. While scrolling through your favorite social media accounts, it doesn’t take long to get bombarded by politically-charged posts. After one or two, you can feel your blood pressure rising and the temptation to share a thought or two - or even twenty. Closing your accounts and disengaging altogether is not realistic. So, what should you do to...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. In the gym of the MAC Center Annex, you can hear the voices of student trainers echo from one end to the other.  “Nice long strides with those feet,” shouts one student trainer. “Let’s lunge to me,” encourages another. Kent State University exercise physiology graduate students are playing a key role in Fit for Life, an expanded...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. Kent State University will feature Lisa Shannon, a passionate activist for the safety of women in Congo, as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series for International Education Week on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public.  Shannon will discuss her efforts to help the women of Congo during...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. Kent State University’s Science of Learning and Education (SOLE) Center will host “Improving Student Achievement: A Summit on Learning and Education” at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio, on Oct. 9-10. Researchers from across the country (and one from Australia) in the fields of cognitive and educational...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. Kent State University’s Science of Learning and Education (SOLE) Center will host “Improving Student Achievement: A Summit on Learning and Education” at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio, on Oct. 9-10. Researchers from across the country (and one from Australia) in the fields of cognitive and educational...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services announces the appointment of Vicki Haywood Doe, Ph.D., ACSM-HFS, as its 2014 Diversity Catalyst. Doe, a resident of Niles, Ohio, will work on behalf of Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services and its Office of Diversity Outreach and Development during...

Scholar of the Month Kimberly S. Schimmel Associate Professor of the Sociology of Sport College of Education, Health and Human Services 1995-present Kim Schimmel is an associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration of the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Her research focuses on the sociology of...

Scholar of the Month Timothy V. Rasinski Professor of Literacy Education College of Education, Health and Human Services 1988-present Timothy Rasinski’s scholarship focuses on reading fluency. He has written more than 200 articles and has authored, co-authored or edited more than 50 books or curriculum programs on reading education. He is author...