Tag: Education

BUSM Study Shows Positive Impact of Mind-Body Course on Well-Being of Medical Students

For Immediate Release, May 1, 2013 Contact: Jenny Eriksen, 617-638-6841, jenny.eriksen@bmc.org (Boston) – A Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study shows a mind-body class elective for medical students helps increase their self-compassion and ability to manage thoughts and tasks more effectively. The study, published in Medical Education Online, also discusses how this innovative course […]

Joan Salge Blake and Hardin Coleman talk about health & nutrition education and healthy school lunches

Registered Dietitian and Sargent Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake and School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman joined us this morning on UStream for a live chat about the importance of healthy school lunches. They also talked about the importance of health and nutrition education. You can view the full chat below:

Teenagers admit to cheating on tests via their cellphones

According to a recent study, highschoolers are using their cellphones in classrooms as cheating devices by text-messaging one another answers to test questions.  Only about half of those polled think that cheating in this way should be considered a “serious offense.”  Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Teaching in BU’s School of Education Scott Seider can […]

Obama highlights education

Dean Hardin Coleman of BU’s School of Education’s response to President Obama’s recent press conference on education: “President Obama has framed the debate about education in terms about what works to produce achievement which is a welcome advancement in this important national conversation.  He has clearly learned from the research on education that early childhood […]