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Articles for: Department of Educational Theory and Practice

Faculty member lends homeschooling expertise to PBS News Hour

April 23, 2018
While white children still remain the majority of children taught at home, the number of black children is on the rise, says Cheryl Fields-Smith, associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice.

Mixing health care and engineering for new careers

April 20, 2018
Professor helps turn students on to emerging careers in the field of bio-engineering.

Professor's work, legacy celebrated at special AERA session

April 10, 2018
The Monday session features a panel of black women teacher educators sharing how professor Cynthia Dillard's work has influenced their thinking, research and the ways they navigate academia as black women scholars.

Scholarships help doctoral student focus on barriers kids face

December 21, 2017
Matthew Moulton is able to research middle-schoolers who are experiencing homelessness thanks in part to donor support.

Student speaker's path follows circuitous route

December 13, 2017
Sammie Napierala approaches her speech to fall graduates similarly to how she has approached other challenges in her educational journey: Just roll with it.

Five College of Education students elected to join prestigious honor society

December 13, 2017
This year, five students in the University of Georgia College of Education were initiated into UGA’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. Election to membership is a distinguished academic honor.

Turning political emotions into classroom assets

November 10, 2017
New study aims to reveal how students encounter and process their beliefs and reality.

Climate change: Kat Raczynski helps district set course for improved social-emotional development

November 10, 2017
The director of the Safe and Welcoming Schools project in the College of Education became the Clarke County School District’s district-wide professor-in-residence for school climate in fall 2015.

Graduate School honors 2 College alumni

November 1, 2017
Mary Frances Early (M.M.Ed. ’62, Ed.S. ’71) and Flora W. Tydings (B.S.Ed. ’76, M.Ed. ’79, Ed.D. ’03) were among nine who received the 2017 Alumni of Distinction Award.

Clinical assistant professor named 2017-2018 Service-Learning Fellow

October 23, 2017
Elizabeth Saylor was one of nine University of Georgia faculty members selected to participate in the Office of Service-Learning’s yearlong Fellows program.