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Articles for: Learning, Design, and Technology Programs

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.

Professor and retired associate professor receive 2017 AECT Special Service Award

November 9, 2017
Rob Branch and Mike Orey were awarded the 2017 Special Service Award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology for their significant contributions to the association.

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.

Amazing Student: Lenie George

June 21, 2016
Doctoral student Lenie George gets to offer professional development on how to integrate technology within the classroom in meaningful ways.

Mission complete! Robotics competition lands successfully for 2nd year

June 6, 2016
RAIL Robotics Competition sends 28 Barrow County students on a 'mission' to Mars.

Alumnus selected as top 10 finalist for Global Teacher Prize

March 8, 2016
Kazuya Takahashi, an alumnus of the University of Georgia's College of Education, was selected as a top 10 finalist for the prestigious Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for his innovative work in the classroom.

CIS instructor receives service-learning teaching award

February 5, 2016
Gretchen Thomas has been selected to receive the 2016 Service-Learning Teaching Excellence Award to sustain and enhance her service-learning work.

Undergraduates' animation finds its way to California classrooms

October 27, 2015
Students delve into topics such as poverty, disasters and electricity using stop-motion films

Kopcha works with local teachers on technology programs

July 14, 2015
The Learning, Design, and Technology program trains students in the latest technologies and tools to design and implement lesson and training programs. Our goal is to prepare professionals to identify and analyze learning problems, and to then create and implement more effective instruction in its place.

She took a chance — and landed a great job

July 2, 2015
A lot of her friends were going off to law school and not getting jobs, but Cheryl Stanga knew she had to get a job and think about improving or changing her career.​