Examining Teachers’ Science Knowledge

Two graduates of the School of
Education published research with STEM Education Program Director Dr.
Amy Catalano on science knowledge among elementary school teachers
in the IAFOR
Journal of Education.

Alana Durkin ’18 and Lauren Asselta ’18, both alums of the dual-degree in Early Childhood & Childhood Education: STEM program, co-authored “Exploring the Relationship between Science Content Knowledge and Science Teaching Self-Efficacy among Elementary Teachers.” Dr. Catalano, Durkin and Asselta surveyed pre-service and in-service elementary science teachers on their confidence in teaching science.

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Professor Wins NEH Grant

Religion Professor Julie Byrne has won a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) award for a book project using oral history, ethnography, and...

An Overview of UN Secretary-Generals

Dr. Bernard Firestone, professor of political science, is a contributor to the book, The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic...

Bread Loaf Barn Reading

Professor of Drama Cindy Rosenthal, author of Ellen Stewart Presents: Fifty Years of La MaMa Experimental Theatre (University of Michigan Press)...

90th Anniversary Tribute to “Apollo”

Professor of Music Chandler Carter presented an informal talk at a symposium on the Stravinsky/Balanchine ballet Apollo (1928) held at the New York...

Prof. Cassio Presents and Performs Abroad

Francesca Cassio, professor of music and the Sardani Harbans Kaur Chair in Sikh Musicology will present a paper at the ICTM (International Council...

Susannah Ray, Dessert Table, Barretto Point Park, The Bronx, 2015

Explore the Shores of NYC

Adjunct Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Design, Art History Susannah Ray will give a talk about her new book of photography, New York Waterways, at...

New Grant Expands Coding Program

A Hofstra program that trains college students to teach coding at local middle schools will be expanded to reach another 500 youngsters this fall...

Bilingualism Can Alter Perception

Scott Schroeder, PhD, assistant professor of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences in the School of Health Professions and Human Services, co-authored a...

Study Could Improve Psychosis Treatment

New research by scholars from Hofstra University and the Northwell Health system may lead to a fast and efficient test to determine whether patients...

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