VIU Alumni Return with Advice for Current Students

VIU Alumni Return with Advice for Current Students

VIU’s former students returned to campus this fall to share their experiences and talk about their career paths with current students at a panel discussion organized by the VIU Alumni Association to foster connections and exchange of information between alumni and current students.

Dr. Jaime Lester to Address “Civility in Higher Education” at VFF Event

Dr. Jaime Lester to Address “Civility in Higher Education” at VFF Event

Virginia International University’s School of Education welcomes all to attend the October session of the Fall 2015 Voices from the Field (VFF) speaker series. This month’s guest speaker, Dr. Jaime Lester, an associate professor at George Mason University, will deliver a presentation titled “Fostering Civility in Higher Education.”

The Value of Professional Organizations

The Value of Professional Organizations

by Kevin Martin One question that students often ask is whether or not it is useful to join professional organizations. Without hesitation, the answer is always a resounding YES! As a program administrator and student advisor, I often wonder why students might not see the value in joining professional organizations. To help in understanding the […]

Dr. Anne Horak to discuss “Jerry Maguire Effect” at VFF’s 2015 Launch

Dr. Anne Horak to discuss “Jerry Maguire Effect” at VFF’s 2015 Launch

The School of Education welcomes all to join the first session of the Fall 2015 Voices from the Field (VFF) speaker series. Our guest speaker, Dr. Anne Horak, an assistant professor at George Mason University in Fairfax County, Virginia, will deliver a talk titled “You had me at PBL: The Jerry Maguire Effect on Student […]

- December 16, 2014

Earn a Competitive Project Management Degree at VIU

Earn a Competitive Project Management Degree at VIU

The Project Management Institute (PMI) indicates that the project manager employment outlook is constantly improving and the world average project manager’s annual salary is currently at $90,260. Additionally, according to an Anderson Economic Group study, 1.2 million project management positions will need to be filled each year through 2016. Whether you are running thousand- or billion-dollar […]

SED Announces 2015 Language Learning Conference

SED Announces 2015 Language Learning Conference

The School of Education at Virginia International University invites your proposals for the 2015 Conference on Language, Learning, & Culture: Next-Generation Assessment to be held April 9-11, 2015 at VIU’s new campus in Fairfax, VA. Please visit our website at cllc.viu.edu for more information. The submission deadline is January 5, 2015.

- November 6, 2014

Some Productivity Tools for Improving Your Classroom Experience

Some Productivity Tools for Improving Your Classroom Experience

Do you ever find yourself wishing for an easier, faster, flashier, more creative, more collaborative – the list goes on and on! – way to complete your classroom assignments and projects? Here are some innovative online solutions to help you take your work from boring and unorganized to exciting and well-coordinated!

Upcoming Education Summit On The Common Core

Upcoming Education Summit On The Common Core

Virginia International University (VIU)’s Schools of Education and Public & International Affairs are proud to announce The National Summit on the Common Core: Demystifying and Finding Common Ground on 1 November 2014 from 9:00am to 1:30pm. The event will take place at the Fairfax Government Center at 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22035.

How to Succeed in Online Classes: Advice from a Current VIU Student

How to Succeed in Online Classes:  Advice from a Current VIU Student

How to Succeed in Online Classes: Advice from a Current VIU Student By Nica DeLeos Online classes can be difficult if you’ve never taken one before. Students new to online learning struggle because of different reasons: organization, time management, procrastination, etc. Although each student has her own way of succeeding in online classes, the following […]

School of Education’s Dr. Wendt Appointed to the ATE’s Research Committee

School of Education’s Dr. Wendt Appointed to the ATE’s Research Committee

The School of Education wishes to congratulate Dr. Jillian Wendt on her recent appointment to the Association of Teacher Educators’ Research Committee. The Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) serves to improve teacher education nationally and has two voting seats on the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Dr. Rebecca Sachs Recognized as Faculty of the Year

Dr. Rebecca Sachs Recognized as Faculty of the Year

The School of Education wishes to congratulate Dr. Rebecca Sachs on being awarded VIU’s Faculty of the Year award. Dr. Sachs has achieved the distinct honor of being selected as a model member of VIU’s learning community and a promoter of professional and scholarly excellence.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!

“You change the world every day in small and large ways.” On this Teacher Appreciation Day, the School of Education celebrates its faculty members for all that they do! You really do change the world every day in small and large ways. Simply thanking you is not enough because of the kind of impact that […]

VIU Announces Village Drive Location

VIU Announces Village Drive Location

As we wrap up our Spring 2014 semester and start looking toward the summer, VIU is extremely proud to announce that we have opened a new additional location at 4401 Village Drive in Fairfax, Virginia! The new location is approximately 1.5 miles from the main VIU campus.

SCIS Announces Specializations in MCS & MIS Programs

SCIS Announces Specializations in MCS & MIS Programs

New and exciting things are happening in VIU’s School of Computer Information Systems. Students in the Master of Science in Computer Science (MCS) and Master of Science in Information Systems (MIS) programs will now choose a specialization for their degrees.

School of Education Announces its CLLC 2014 Honorees

School of Education Announces  its CLLC 2014 Honorees

VIU’s School of Education is pleased to announce its honorees for the inaugural Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture (CLLC) which will be held on April 11-12, 2014. “These honorees were selected because they represent the best of the best in regard to issues concerning language, learning, and culture,” said Kevin Martin, the conference organizer.

Speaker To Address “Economic Development In Fairfax County” At Upcoming Spia Event

Speaker To Address “Economic Development In Fairfax County” At Upcoming Spia Event

VIU’s School of Public & International Affairs (SPIA) is excited to host Dr. Gerald L. Gordon as its guest speaker on Friday, March 21, 2014. Dr. Gordon will be discussing economic development in Fairfax County at the event. EVENT DETAILS: Date: Friday, March 21, 2014 Time:     12 PM Location: Waples Mill Conference Center 11200 Waples […]

School of Education Director Kevin Martin Elected to the International TESOL Organization

School of Education Director Kevin Martin Elected to the International TESOL Organization

VIU’s School of Education would like to congratulate its director, Mr. Kevin J. Martin, on his election as the Assistant Chair to the Higher Education Interest Section for TESOL! The International TESOL Organization is dedicated to developing and advancing the interests of ESOL students and teachers, and does a great deal of good work for […]

CLLC Schedule Now Available!

CLLC Schedule Now Available!

Virginia International University’s School of Education is pleased to announce that the schedule for our Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture (CLLC) is now available online! Please click to see the overview of events and the presentation and workshop schedule.

VFF: “Glocalized” English Presentation

VFF: “Glocalized” English Presentation

For the March event in its Voices from the Field speaker series, VIU’s School of Education is excited to host a presentation on empowering non-native speakers to teach English as an international language.

- February 24, 2014

VIU Establishes Toastmasters Club

VIU Establishes Toastmasters Club

Are you one of the countless individuals suffering from glossophobia? (I’ll spare you the Google search: glossophobia is the fear of public speaking, also called speech anxiety.) Glossophobia is extremely common, but many of us have to face that fear at work, at school, or at social events. We have felt the palms of our […]