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October 2020

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lecturer uses grant to support research on cognitive learning

October 23, 2020
Lecturer Amanda Ferster received a Learning Technologies Grant from UGA's Center for Teaching and Learning to support her research on cognitive learning.

Pandemic poses new challenges for deaf community

October 28, 2020
Lecturer Brian Leffler highlights the challenges of teaching American Sign Language virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.