Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Two OU education professors honoredEducators help to develop communities and improve the future, and Michigan education departments work to train those teachers to make a difference. With the young minds of the future on the line, higher education teacher training, special education, and education technology departments are crucial.
Two Oakland University education professors were selected as the top 25 professors in Michigan exemplify teaching standards from both public and private colleges and universities in the state. Their grants, awards and honors are impressive, but the true proof of their quality is in their inspiring interactions with the students they teach. Top education professors in Michigan excel both in the research library and the classroom, and the individuals below make students their priority, both in their scholarship and in interactions with their students.
Chaunda L. Scott, associate professor of Human Resource Development at
OU, won the Cutting Edge Research Award in 2009 from the Academy of
Human Resource Development for her co-authored research on workplace
violence, hate crimes and their implications for human resource
Jana Nidiffer was awarded the Founder's Day award for her scholarship in
2012. She serves as associate professor and chair of the Educational
Leadership Department at Oakland University.