Inside USC Rossier Online Blog


Am I a real student, or virtually a student?

“What is it like being part of the USC community,” is a very interesting question. It raises the concept of virtual space and online communities. Ultimately it begs the question, “Is it possible to feel a part of the USC community if I’m not physically on campus?”...

What’s it like?

Living in Southern California, you belong to one of two camps: those for USC or those for UCLA.  I suppose there are also those that don’t care and are thus unaffiliated, which makes less sense to me than being a Bruin (I joke….sort of)...

USC Rossier Lauded for Innovative Technology

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education has selected the USC Rossier School of Education as this year’s recipient of the Best Practices Award for the Innovative Use of Technology...

USC Rossier wins national award for use of innovative methods

USC’s Rossier School of Education was recently awarded the Best Practices Award for Innovative Use of Technology for its online Master of Arts in Teaching program, which lets educators earn a master’s degree online...

Engaging students in texts

I am in the third week of my first pedagogy course. Until now, we have been focusing on theory and the social contexts of schools and classrooms. We are now starting to apply what we know about theory and society to real classroom teaching situations...

Dean Calls for Broader Reforms in Huffington Post

The Huffington Post ran an op-ed by Dean Karen Symms Gallagher about education reform.

“Few will dispute that more education reforms are needed. But many of the prescriptions may not be up to the task of...