The new system will be available beginning August 10, 2007. The old Student Email system will continue to beavailable until February 1, 2008, in order to give everyone time to move your messages into the new Student GoogleEmail system. Please note, however, that you will no longer be able to send or receive mail in the old student emailsystem as of August 10. It will be used only to store your existing mail until you move it. Moving your existing student email to the new system is a simple matter. For step-by-step instructions, click here:http://students.kennesaw.edu/docs/move_student_email.pdf To log in to the new Student Google Email system, click here:https://auth.kennesaw.eduTo log in to the old Student Email system, click here:https://students.kennesaw.edu/oldmail
A variety of materials and instructional strategies will be used to meet the needs of differentlearning styles of diverse learners in the class. Candidates will explore the literature for research pertaining todifferentiated strategies and curricula within diverse classrooms. One element, therefore, is raising candidateawareness of critical multicultural issues affecting instructional practice. A second element is to cause candidates toexplore how multiple attributes of multicultural populations influence decisions in identifying fertile ground for actionresearch. Among these attributes are
disability, ethnicity, family structure, gender, geographic region, giftedness,language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.
Kennesaw State University provides program accessibility and reasonable accommodations for persons defined asdisabled under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Anumber of services are available to help students with disabilities with their academic work. In some cases,certification of disability is required. Please be aware that there are other support/mentor groups on the campus of Kennesaw State University that address each of the multicultural variables outlined above. For more informationcontact the Student Life Center at 770-423-6280.
Statement for school-based activities:
While completing the graduate program at Kennesaw State University,candidates are required to be involved in a variety of leadership and school-based activities directed at theimprovement of teaching and learning. Appropriate activities may include, but are not limited to, attending and presenting at professional conferences, actively serving on or chairing school-based committees, attendingPTA/school board meetings, leading or presenting professional development activities at the school or district level,and participating in education-related community events. As candidates continue their educational experiences, theyare encouraged to explore every opportunity to learn by doing.Additional Requirements for Student-Researchers Carrying Out Course-based ResearchStudent-researchers who conduct projects at variance from or extending beyond a class assignment must consult withtheir faculty instructor about securing KSU
and must contact any IRB-type organization available intheir own workplace setting.For those in teacher education, it is important to remember that every district has a federally mandated requirementfor IRB review of proposals for conducting research in public schools. It is up to each student-researcher to learn theappropriate IRB procedures to be followed in his/her district. More specifically, KSU teacher education candidates arerequired to complete district-level IRB forms or to follow accepted policies and gain approval in writing, consistentwith school/district guidelines, prior to beginning any assigned research project.
Once school district IRB approval is obtained, Kennesaw State University will honor the approval by submitting acopy of the county proposal, approval and Human Participants Online Certificate to the KSU IRB Committee.
A variety of materials and instructional strategies will be employed to meet the needs of the different learningstyles of diverse learners in class. Candidates will gain knowledge as well as an understanding of differentiatedstrategies and curricula for providing effective instruction and assessment within multicultural classrooms. Oneelement of course work is raising candidate awareness of critical multicultural issues. A second element is to causecandidates to explore how multiple attributes of multicultural populations influence decisions in employing specificmethods and materials for every student. Among these attributes are
ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender,giftedness, disability, language, religion, family structure, sexual orientation, and geographic region
. Anemphasis on cognitive style differences provides a background for the consideration of cultural context.