Inside Look

EKU Online Master of Arts in Special Education Recognized for Value and Affordability

Some of the nation’s best online degrees for special education teachers come from Eastern Kentucky University, according to The EKU Online Master of Arts – Special Education was named #11 among the top 50 schools in the nation.

Samantha O’Leary: Elementary School Teacher, Football Fan, Online Graduate Student

If it’s football season, Samantha O’Leary is in the stands. Her brother plays for a college team, and she’s his biggest fan. If it’s not game day, she and her husband are planning their next trip or spending time with friends.

The balancing act of being both a teacher and a student

By: Barbara Shoemaker, Assistant Online Coordinator with EKU Online

EKU’s Online Graduate Education Degrees Ranked in the Top 50 by U.S. News and World Report

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2015 Best Online Education Program Rankings. EKU ranked 47th in the nation and is one of only two Kentucky schools to rank in the top 50 for Best Online Graduate Education Programs.

EKU Course Developers Receive Prestigious Course Design Award

Two EKU employees are being recognized for their efforts in online course design.

What Makes for a Successful Online Course in Science Education?

When Dr. Scott Townsend first contemplated teaching a 6-week “Trends in Science Education” graduate course completely online, he was perplexed. How could he possibly facilitate effective experimentation and engagement—in a timeframe that constituted only 40% of a traditional semester?

EKU Professor Appointed to Human Rights Commission

Dr. Roger Cleveland, associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission by Mayor Jim Gray.

The 14-member Commission is the local agency responsible for enforcing the local anti-discrimination laws in employment, housing and public accommodations.