college of education | spring 2001
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Austin (EAD) received a Fulbright grant to research the transformation
of South African universities.
Beach (CEPSE) has six years of research and work experience in Nepal,
leading to published research on the school-to-work transition in
Benham (EAD) developed and taught the first version of an
undergraduate course on “Growing Up and Coming of Age in China, Japan
and the U.S.”
Crespo (TE) developed curriculum materials and professional
development programs in mathematics in the Dominican Republic.
Gallagher (TE) teaches courses on science education research and
environmental education around the world, and was one of the leaders of an
environmental education project in Thailand.
Joyce (TE) directs the Canadian Studies Center, and develops
curriculum materials on teaching about Canada.
Mabokela (EAD) published two books on South African higher education.
Malina (KIN) conducts NSF-funded research on youth growth and fitness
at a rural village in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Melnick (TE) teaches master’s degree courses for international
school teachers throughout the world, and is in charge of Graduates
Studies in Education Overseas (GSEO).
Lynn Paine (TE), who is fluent in Mandarin, has conducted two decades of research on teaching and teacher education in China.
Susan Peters (TE) has conducted collaborative research in Southern Africa on issues of education and disability.
Plank (EAD) has conducted research on educational policy and finance
in African and Latin American countries, written a book on Brazilian
education, and initiated a conference on the relevance of international
research to U.S. issues of school choice.
Schmidt (CEPSE) is the U.S. national director of the Third
International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).
Schwille (ISE) conducts field research in Africa and has contributed
to cross-national surveys of educational achievement.
Teresa Tatto (TE) authored journal articles on international teacher
education, including research on cost-effectiveness of teacher education
in Sri Lanka.
Wheeler (TE) led collaborative research in Thailand that focused on
new approaches to pedagogy, environmental education and school community
relations. He is currently involved in a Shell Foundation grant for
similar work in Vietnam.
Zhao and Punya Mishra (CEPSE) are developing educational
technology projects in their home countries of China and India,
Bryson (GSEO) has for more than three decades developed and managed
international programs at MSU, and currently coordinates summer programs
in France, Switzerland and Thailand.
McClintock (ISE) is founder and director of Linking All Types of
Teachers to International, Cross-cultural Education (lattice).
Martin (GSEO) is director of the Thailand summer center and advisor to
master’s degree students in that region.
(ISE) has developed and implemented study abroad and other exchange
programs, and provides support for international students.