Project INTERSECT (Interactive STEM Education Competence in Teaching), a a $599,939 NSF grant, will address the nature and role of discipline-specific discourse in the classroom. The goal of the project is to explore how training with immersive classroom simulation activities affect the ability of ECU math and science teacher candidates use of discourse as a means of instruction.
Mursion@ECU gave out “grants” to school districts to use up to 25 hours of Mursion for professional development purposes during the 2017-18 school year. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR. Click this image to download your application.
English Education Candidate, Makenzie Evans, teaches a lesson on symbolism to the Mursion class during a recent visit by Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Jay Golden.
Michael Daniels from the School of Social Work in the College of Health and Human Performance work with Mursion Coordinators Christine Wilson and Holly Fales to develop a new scenario to use in his social work and substance abuse classes.
The Social Work program is teaming up with the College of Education to provide Master in Social Work students an opportunity to counsel teenagers with addicted parents in a simulated environment using Mursion
How much practice have you had teaching a class? Would you like more before you actually start your internship? Would you like to practice some skill that didn't go well inside the classroom? What about conducting a parent-teacher conference? Would you like more practice before you come face-to-face with a real parent? How many important interviews have you done? Would you like more practice with job interviews?
This semester, you have the opportunity to sign up to practice all of thee skills in the Mursion lab and receive on-the-spot feedback during the session by an ECU alumni who was a Maynard and Teacher Fellow scholar with 7 years classroom teaching experience.
Each workshop is limited to six students per hour. You may register for the sessions using the form below. If a session becomes full, the time will be extended to allow more students to participate. Register early for the best options.
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