Early Alert Opens Today!

Dear Faculty, Please see the note below about our new Early Alert tool, Starfish. Starfish has many capabilities and one of them is an early alert system that allows instructors/professors to indicate when a student is struggling. This alert is then sent to their academic advisor who will reach out to the student and develop […]

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FCQ Redesign Project

Hello Everyone, Please see message from Laura Goodwin and Joanne Addison below regarding FCQ redesign. ————————————————————————————- Hello CU Denver Faculty Members, A few weeks ago, Laura Goodwin and Joanne Addison sent the message (below) to all CU Denver faculty members, concerning the FCQ redesign project that will be undertaken on the Denver, Colorado Springs, and […]

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Ideology Not Evidence: What We (Don’t) Know about Independent Teacher Preparation Programs

BOULDER, CO (September 8, 2016) – Advocacy groups and self-proclaimed social entrepreneurs are working aggressively to deregulate the preparation of teachers and to expand independent, alternative routes into teaching. The policy push is so powerful that it raises a real possibility that the nation may dismantle its university system of teacher education and replace much […]

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ARTICLE | Political meddling in teacher education needs to stop

Teacher education is a highly scrutinised area. Australia, for example, has had a steady stream of reviews over the past 25 years. These reviews usually examine the available research literature (mostly as it is filtered through reports by think-tanks and various multinationals and global organisations) and set up mechanisms for sampling professional, political and public […]

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