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Articles for: English Education Programs

Two faculty members receive 2018 First-Year Odyssey Teaching Awards

April 11, 2018
Kevin Burke and Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor were recognized by UGA for their success as innovative teachers in the First-Year Odyssey Seminar program.

Smagorinsky shines light on effective school leaders

April 9, 2018
During his ongoing research study, Peter Smagorinsky discovered an outstanding principal who was praised by a participant for his leadership and involvement at a Madison County high school.

Professor emphasizes human relationships, not data points

February 27, 2018
Peter Smagorinsky highlights the importance of teacher-student relationships, rather than data points, in a blog post for the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

How one educator revived her enthusiasm for the classroom

January 5, 2018
In the AJC's Get Schooled blog, professor Peter Smagorinsky has been following one Georgia teacher's journey since she was a student at UGA.

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.

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.

English education professor to serve on new research advisory panel

February 16, 2017
Peter Smagorinsky was recently invited to serve on the James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) Advisory Panel for a new education research program.

Recent grads win Fulbright teaching awards

October 8, 2016
Kimberly Buice and Sydney Laseter were among 19 University of Georgia students and recent alumni who received Fulbright awards.

Professor named co-editor of journal Voices from the Middle

August 31, 2016
Sara Kajder will oversee the journal's peer review process, write themed calls, determine content for each issue and direct the redesign of the journal's cover and interior layout.

Understanding literacies through chalk art

June 20, 2016
English education graduate students participate in College's first Madonnari to illustrate different understandings of literacies and discourse.