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Articles for: Department of Educational Psychology

New grant project enhances teachers’ toolbox

January 18, 2018
Using a psychometric method she developed, Laine Bradshaw now has a grant to apply her research in classrooms.

Professor receives lifetime achievement award from creativity association

January 4, 2018
Bonnie Cramond was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Creativity Association for her extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the betterment of society.

The gifts you can't touch

November 8, 2017
By tailoring assessments to what’s being taught in the classroom, teachers better understand student needs.

Is there a better way to test reading comprehension?

October 9, 2017
A new grant will explore test-taking behavior and reading comprehension outcomes in elementary and middle-grades students.

Alumna receives national award for commitment to gifted education

October 2, 2017
Heather Vaughn (EdS '17), an assistant director of advanced academics at the University of Texas at Austin High School, received the 2017 Master's and Specialist Award from the National Association for Gifted Children.

3 faculty members recognized for teaching excellence

September 15, 2017
This year, out of 24 Fellows selected across the University of Georgia, three were recognized in the College of Education, including Morgan Faison, Amanda Ferster and Liz Saylor.

Professor named president-elect of school psychology society

August 24, 2017
Scott Ardoin was recently named president-elect of the Society for the Study of School Psychology, a nonprofit organization focused on recognizing and supporting scholarship and research.

Educational psychology professor Marty Carr helped children excel in mathematics

August 1, 2017
Marty Carr, a professor in the department of educational psychology, who dedicated her career to researching the development of mathematics literacy in young children, died on July 30, 2017. She was 59.

Alumnus receives staff award from Office of the Vice President for Instruction

July 18, 2017
Gregory Spillers (PhD '17), director of the Pre-Health Advising Office at UGA, was recently honored with the Lightbulb Award for his innovative ideas and creative solutions to improve student services.

Problem solved: Faculty member helps Stroud students at international competition

June 22, 2017
Started by lecturer Meg Hines, the school's Community Problem Solving team investigated and created a rain garden to improve a watershed.

Presidential Scholars event highlights UGA connections

June 13, 2017
The first-ever awards program honors a College alumna, while a new partnership with UGA houses the Scholars' archive.

District honors College's research-based after-school program

June 9, 2017
The Physical Activity and Learning Program, or PALS, is among the recipients of the 2017 Impact Awards given by the school district.

Faculty member recognized for contributions to gifted education

May 12, 2017
Meg Easom Hines, a lecturer in the department of educational psychology specializing in gifted and creative education, recently received the Mary Frasier Equity and Excellence Award from the Georgia Association for Gifted Children.

Graduate profile: Meeting teachers where they are

May 1, 2017
Travels abroad have taught Sarah Marie Catalana that sometimes the best way to help teachers is arriving with an open mind.

Graduate students recognized for excellence in teaching

April 12, 2017
Eighteen teaching assistants in the College of Education were recognized for their significant contributions to the instructional mission of the university.

2016-2017 College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor 10 for their achievements

March 29, 2017
Ten COE graduates and friends were recognized for their career achievements and community leadership at the College's 12th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner.

Alumna receives Scholarship of Teaching and Learning award

March 23, 2017
Associate professor Hillary Steiner was recently honored for her commitment to student-focused research on effective teaching.

Alumna, Israeli scholar consults with faculty on joint research project

February 8, 2017
Fadia Nasser-Abu Alhija, the first Israeli Arab woman to be appointed an associate professor at an Israeli research university, evaluates student achievement and the structural validity of measures and tests.

Associate professor develops assessment tool

January 31, 2017
Laine Bradshaw's work is focused on developing and leveraging diagnostic psychometric methodology to design assessments that are both detailed and efficient.

Convocation: Students urged to find value in small change

December 16, 2016
More than 200 graduate during Convocation, Commencement ceremonies.