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May 18, 2017

The Update is a student newsletter for undergraduate
majors and minors in the College of Education at Illinois.

Student Spotlight
Education students have strong showing at 10th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium 

Strong Showing of Education Students at Yearly Research Symposium
Education at Illinois students annually present their research at the campuswide Undergraduate Research Symposium. This year’s projects covered a wide range of relevant topics in education, areas such as multicultural leadership, gender and education, bilingualism, differentiated instruction, and student communication development. Learn more...    


Webinar on What Children Learn Through Playing
June 22
10-11:30 a.m.

This webinar by Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak will provide a context for seeing authentic assessment as the means by which people get to know children, leading to development and learning. The talk will also encompass practices on how to assess children during play. Learn more...

Career and Professional Development

High School Seeking English Teacher with Theater Experience
Located in Wheaton, St. Francis High School College Preparatory has the motto "A Community in which Minds and Spirits Thrive." The school has an available full-time position for an English teacher who can also teach theater and serve as the fall play director. Learn more...  

Discover Education Job Postings via The Career Center at Illinois.

Happenings and Deadlines

Online Educational Statistics Course Available this Summer
Educational Statistics (EPSY 480) is an exclusively online class available for advanced undergraduate students who are pursuing an introduction to educational and behavioral statistics. Among other areas, the June 12 through Aug. 3 course will cover graphical representation of data and hypothesis testing of means, and it will include unit quizzes, a semester project, and a final exam. Learn more...


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