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U of M offers first of its kind institute on textbook affordability and open textbooks

Using open textbooks can save students hundreds of dollars per semester. Making faculty aware that they are an option, though, remains a challenge, which is why the University of Minnesota is hosting the first meeting of its Open Textbook Network (OTN), Aug. 5-7. Leaders representing more than 75 colleges and universities across the country will … Continue reading U of M offers first of its kind institute on textbook affordability and open textbooks

ICD Alumna receives APA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Angela Narayan (ICD 2014) has been selected to receive the American Psychological Association’s Division 56 Award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Field of Trauma Psychology. The annual award recognizes the most outstanding dissertation defended in the prior academic year, including qualitative, quantitative, or theoretical work. Narayan’s was one of two awards given this year, and … Continue reading ICD Alumna receives APA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Kendeou’s research featured in article ‘How to debunk a scientific myth’

Panayiota Kendeou, associate professor in psychological foundations of education was recently featured in the article ‘How to debunk a scientific myth’ by the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FABBS) Foundation. The article discusses Kendeou’s research which combines reading, cognition, and neuroscience into the Knowledge Revision Components Framework (KReC). This framework explains how … Continue reading Kendeou’s research featured in article ‘How to debunk a scientific myth’