Around Campus - First Day of Class, Spring Semester 2023

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 17, 2023 at 1:48 PM

A new calendar year marks a new semester, and students are on campus ready to learn, explore, and experience as the spring semester starts today.

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Topics: Faculty, Student Experience, Community, Campus, Education Program

ALFA - Beginning Tai Chi

Posted by Andy Cunningham on December 20, 2022 at 10:45 AM

Jeff Coté, The Occidental Taoist, who teaches Tai Chi for our Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA),program, along with one student, braved the inclement weather last Friday to teach is last session of Beginning Tai Chi. ALFA, a lifelong learning institute that serves adult learners in Fitchburg and the surrounding communities registration is open for Spring 2023 classes.

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Topics: Community, Education Program

Simulation Training for Educators

Posted by Andy Cunningham on December 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Early this week, a small group of Education Majors were immersed in a Mursion virtual reality simulation training session at the McKay Campus School. In this particular scenario, students worked with virtual parents and grandparents, as if they were having a 1:1 session, discussing their student's success or lack thereof. The experience was quite realistic with one student saying "I'm sweating" after their session. This is just one of the many tools that Fitchburg State University  uses to aid their Education students in mastering instructional moves, and in fostering social emotional learning.

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Topics: Student Experience, vocational education, Programs and Majors, Education Program

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