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Articles for: Department of Educational Theory and Practice

Professor honored for work in areas of gender diversity

September 22, 2017
The American Psychological Association has honored a College of Education professor for her collaborative work on education and advocacy among transgender and gender nonconforming populations.

Assistantship helps research on African-American male success

September 21, 2017
A graduate assistantship awarded to a College of Education doctoral student will help investigate how institutions recruit, retain and support African-American men.

English education professor receives NCTE Distinguished Service Award

September 21, 2017
Peter Smagorinsky, Distinguished Research Professor of English Education in the department of language and literacy education, was recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English for his service to the profession and distinctive use of language.

Cultures connect over gender diversity, social justice

September 20, 2017
African delegation visits the College of Education to learn and share ideas on community building.

Associate professor quoted on religion in schools

September 18, 2017
Kevin Burke was recently quoted on how teachers are prepared to teach religion in schools.

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.

Luft's research noted in Education Week

September 15, 2017
What happens when, as a new science teacher, you enter a classroom and are expected to teach in a subject area that's not your specialty? T

Alumnus helps students embrace robotics

September 14, 2017
A College of Education graduate has turned his love of robotics and technology into an advantage for all of Forsyth County.

New patent perfects muscle mitochondria test for diseased populations

September 7, 2017
Professor Kevin McCully's device makes it easier to diagnose and treat problems such as fatigue, muscle weakness, peripheral vascular disease and heart failure.

Kinesiology professor helps researchers go digital to increase kids' physical activity

September 6, 2017
Children ages 6 to 10 will wear a personal fitness tracker and set physical fitness goals.

Georgia legislators, staff get update on concussion research

August 28, 2017
This year's federal legislative retreat featured a stop at the indoor football practice facility for a kinesiology presentation.

Professor honored with Excellence in Education Award from alma mater

August 28, 2017
Kathleen deMarrais received the 2017 Excellence in Education Award from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania for her superior teaching ability and commitment to students at the college level.

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.

Alumna recognized twice for excellence in teaching

August 23, 2017
Amber Simmons (PhD '12), an English teacher at Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, was one of only 15 winners nationwide to receive the 2017 National Council of Teachers of English High School Teacher of Excellence Award.

Students enjoy their moment in the sun

August 23, 2017
Science education and early childhood majors help kids with a 'once-in-a-lifetime' experience.

Research examines the creative process for a hit TV show

August 7, 2017
Findings from a recent presentation could have wider implications throughout the entertainment industry.

Proofreading goes digital with grad student's invention

August 2, 2017
Revision Assistant adds editing abilities to Google document.

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.

First artist-in-residence blends sustainability with education

July 28, 2017
Kira Hegeman, a Ph.D. student in art education, is helping UGA and students think creatively about waste.

Family's love of education pays off

July 27, 2017
Now a master's student, Coca-Cola First Generation Scholar Enid Truong discovered her passion for learning, design and technology in the College of Education.