Photo: Kristen Leslie, Dr. Robert Gamble, Rachna Sharma, Kristina Stumpf, Alyssa Iglewski and Dr. Stephen Williams
D’Youville Education Majors Active in Research
Buffalo, New York – April 20, 2016 – Four D’Youville graduate students majoring in Childhood Education presented at the annual international “Teaching Innovations and Enhancing Learning” (TIEL) conference held in Amherst, NY on April 9th.
Kristen Leslie, Rachna Sharma, Kristina Stumpf and Alyssa Iglewski created posters and presented them on the topic of Children’s Literature and how it can be used in enhancing moral development.
Drs. Stephen Williams and Robert Gamble, both professors in the Graduate Education Department sponsored the students and led a round table discussion on the topic. “One of the goals of our department is to get our students actively involved in research,” said Gamble. “We are all very proud of their accomplishments”.
Leslie, who is from Port Colborne, Ontario, and Sharma, from Brampton, Ontario, entered the graduate program with a bachelor’s degree, while Stumpf, from Cheektowaga, and Iglewski from Hamburg, began the program as freshman and will be completing their Master’s degree in January, 2017.
D’Youville’s education department offers an integrated five-year combined Bachelor of Arts in liberal studies for education and Master of Science in education degree for prospective teachers.
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