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Lecturer uses grant to support research on cognitive learning

October 23, 2020
Amanda Ferster, a lecturer in the department of educational psychology, received a Learning Technologies Grant from the University of Georgia's Center for Teaching and Learning to support her research on cognitive learning.

Study to make computer science more accessible, fun for young students

October 19, 2020
Researchers from Clemson University and the UGA College of Education will partner with rural schools in South Carolina on a three-year research project to make computer science more accessible and fun for young students.

Assistant professor named USG Chancellor’s Learning Scholar

October 19, 2020
Jill Stefaniak, an assistant professor in the department of career and information studies, was recently selected to join the University System of Georgia Chancellor’s Learning Scholars.

From the expert: Tips on lecturing with a mask

October 14, 2020
Nina Santus, a clinical assistant professor in the department of communication sciences and special education and the UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic, shares her tips for lecturing while wearing a mask.

Antigravity treadmill training improves muscle function in people with multiple sclerosis

October 12, 2020
According to a new study by researchers at UGA and the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, antigravity treadmill training can improve muscle endurance in people with multiple sclerosis, even in the presence of moderate-to-severe disability.

Forming connections

October 6, 2020
Faculty in the College helped agriculture educators connect to their subject areas and enhance students’ problem-solving skills during a two-day professional development training session.

Fields-Smith quoted on increase in homeschooling children of color

October 6, 2020
Associate professor Cheryl Fields-Smith discusses the reasons parents are pulling their children out of school, which includes concerns about racism in school systems.

Fields-Smith receives AESA Critic’s Choice Book Award

September 30, 2020
Associate professor Cheryl Fields-Smith was awarded the American Educational Studies Association’s Critic’s Choice Book Award for her book on single Black mothers and their resistance through homeschooling.

Sharing stories of resilience

September 29, 2020
Associate professor Tisha Lewis Ellison is conducting an international study on how teachers use digital tools to promote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Professor discusses problems with a one-size fits all solution to educational issues

September 28, 2020
Kathleen P. deMarrais, a professor in the department of lifelong education, administration, and policy, recently discussed the flaws of Teach for All on a FreshEd podcast.

Study to explore impact of COVID-19 on pre-K children’s school readiness skills, recovery rates

September 17, 2020
To assess the long-term impact of COVID-19 on young students, researchers in the College are investigating the rate at which pre-K children return to pre-pandemic levels of school readiness.

Professor named Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Ambassador, helps send scholars abroad

September 10, 2020
Melisa "Misha" Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the department of language and literacy education, has been named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Ambassador by the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Associate professor discusses new concussion research, driving with a concussion

September 1, 2020
Julianne Schmidt, an associate professor in the department of kinesiology, found that drivers with concussions had slower reaction times than those without a head injury by an average of nearly one second.

Study: Increased workloads lead to productivity loss

August 25, 2020
According to a new study by assistant professor Steven Salaga, National Football League running backs with heavier workloads tend to have higher productivity loss over time.

UGA’s Russian Flagship Program renewed for additional four years

August 24, 2020
The program secured a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Security Education Program in the U.S. Department of Defense to continue helping students from all fields achieve intercultural competency and professional-level proficiency in Russian.

Assistant professor quoted on college football financial losses

August 20, 2020
With football season fast approaching, the financial impact of a cut-back season could be staggering. However, it’s still too early to know exactly how much money could disappear, said Steven Salaga.

College welcomes 14 new faculty members for 2020-2021 academic year

August 18, 2020
These faculty will use their expertise and knowledge to enhance the research and teaching of neuroscience, school counseling, educational policy, and more in the College.

Clinical professor discusses sport safety in the summer heat

August 7, 2020
Although the fate of fall sports is up in the air due to the pandemic, workouts, practices and games are still taking place outside in the heat. Bud Cooper discussed how athletes can stay safe in the heat with The Weather Channel.

$1.2 million grant to prepare a diverse group of secondary mathematics and science teachers

August 6, 2020
Led by Julie Luft, Athletic Association Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, the GEMS project will recruit and prepare a diverse group of STEM educators to teach in high-need Georgia schools.

Professor creates racial equality education project

August 5, 2020
Bettina Love, the Athletic Association Professor in Education and founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network, calls for more radical reforms to the country's educational system.