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News articles categorized as: Media Mention

New study on learning by teaching highlighted by EAB.com

February 14, 2019
Assistant professor Logan Fiorella and Richard Mayer, an educational psychologist, found in a recent study that exposing K-12 students to learning by teaching strategies can significantly improve grades.

Study: Teacher retention bonuses result in lower turnover rates, higher test scores

February 13, 2019
Offering teachers a retention bonus to stay at low-performing schools may increase test score gains among students in both reading and mathematics, according to a new study by assistant professor Walker Swain.

Assistant professor reconsiders Pre-K 'fade-out' effect

January 17, 2019
Walker Swain discusses whether high-quality early grade teachers can help the Pre-K effect, or the benefits children receive from attending Pre-K, last longer.

Media mention: Platinum award recognizes alumna’s efforts to promote healthy food

October 24, 2018
Recently, the work of Susan Nelson (M.Ed. ’15), school nutrition director for Baldwin County Schools, has paid off in the form of the platinum-level Golden Radish Award for the district.

Alumna featured in Forbes for mental health podcast

October 4, 2018
Joy Bradford, an alumna of the College of Education and a licensed psychologist, was recently featured on Forbes.com to discuss her mental health podcast and passion for promoting mental wellness in black women.

Associate professor featured in NBC short film on home schooling

September 13, 2018
Cheryl Fields-Smith explains why more African-American families are home-schooling their children.

Media mention: Kinesiology professor’s research continues to protect student athletes

August 22, 2018
In a recent interview on The Weather Channel, Don Corr of the Georgia High School Association explains how UGA research is today protecting student athletes.

Professor speaks on effort to bring mental health treatment to Spanish-speaking populations

August 15, 2018
Through the bilingual counseling program BIEN Bilingual Clinic at the Latin American Association (Athens), students in the College’s counseling program are reaching the Athens-area Hispanic population and addressing a real need.

Study shows sports betting drives viewership

August 6, 2018
According to a study by Steven Salaga in the department of kinesiology, viewers stay tuned to games longer when either team has a chance to cover the point spread.

Associate professor quoted on summer teacher training and development

July 3, 2018
Theodore Kopcha highlighted the importance of evolving the teacher training experience in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.