Dr. David Whaley http://wkms.org en MSU No. 1 in KY for Elementary Program, Though No Institutions Fully Met Student Teaching Standards http://wkms.org/post/msu-no-1-ky-elementary-program-though-no-institutions-fully-met-student-teaching-standards <p><strong><em>Updated 6/20/14 10:36 a.m.</em></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new <a href="http://www.nctq.org/dmsView/Teacher_Prep_Review_2014_Report">National Council on Teacher Quality report</a> has found that not a single Kentucky institution meets its standards for student teaching.</span></p><p>NCTQ says this is the most difficult standard to meet with only 5 percent of colleges and universities satisfying the group’s requirements.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:51:46 +0000 Whitney Jones 41395 at http://wkms.org MSU No. 1 in KY for Elementary Program, Though No Institutions Fully Met Student Teaching Standards Disputed Teacher Prep Report Gives Murray State Low Scores http://wkms.org/post/disputed-teacher-prep-report-gives-murray-state-low-scores <p></p><p>A <a href="http://www.nctq.org/dmsView/Teacher_Prep_Review_2013_Report-tsv2013618121222">National Council on Teacher Equality report</a> has caused a stir in higher education.</p><p>Murray State University’s College of Education Dean David Whaley like many teaching trainers in higher education is taking the NCTQ’s report with more than just a grain of salt. He says the group did not conduct any interviews with students or visit classrooms in their research of more than 600 institutions.</p><p><em>“I have to tell you NCTQ collected this information off of, it was merely a paper screening and primarily off of course syllabi,” he says. “And, you know, with course syllabi you can’t always put everything you want to do or plan to do within a course.”</em> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:12:19 +0000 Whitney Jones 32285 at http://wkms.org Disputed Teacher Prep Report Gives Murray State Low Scores MSU's New College of Education Dean on Planning for the Future http://wkms.org/post/msus-new-college-education-dean-planning-future <p>Murray State’s new College of Education Dean, David Whaley, has more than 30 years of education experience and comes &nbsp;to MSU from Iowa State University where he served as associate dean of teacher education. Whaley sits down with Chad Lampe to discuss the path to MSU, an upcoming legislative committee meeting at MSU and his goals for the college.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:08:09 +0000 Chad Lampe 22855 at http://wkms.org MSU's New College of Education Dean on Planning for the Future