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Articles for: Office of Research and Graduate Education

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.

Lab's projects find sustainable solutions to real-world educational puzzles

October 23, 2017
In the College of Education's RAIL lab, researchers already know what they want to achieve—they instead spend their time trying to get there.

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.

Exploring microaggression in science education

April 24, 2017
Science education professor Mary Atwater receives $229,061 NSF grant to conduct transformative research in racial microaggression.

CLASE researcher named Service-Learning Fellow

October 28, 2016
Paula Mellom, associate director for the Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education, aims to develop a graduate-level course.

New paper wins award from teacher education group

September 15, 2016
The paper was the result of a collaborative effort by former doctoral student Ryan Nixon, current doctoral student Richard Ross, and professor Julie Luft.

Study: Player-on-player hits cause more serious head impacts

July 21, 2016
In football, player-vs.-player hits will likely cause more severe head impacts than other impacts, according to a new study by a College of Education researcher.

Associate dean honored for kinesiology leadership

July 13, 2016
Karl Newell, the associate dean for research and professor of kinesiology, will receive the 2016 Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Kinesiology Association.

Study finds ultrasound is reliable, inexpensive way to measure health

June 10, 2016
When kinesiology graduate student Hui-Ju Young began looking into ways to use ultrasound to measure muscle health, she had no idea her research would be based on cattle-and cuts of beef.

Graduate students receive poster award from College's research conference

April 11, 2016
Five students were awarded the Graduate Student Research Poster Award during the 2016 College of Education Research Conference.

Researchers work to change athletes' perception, reporting of concussions

February 5, 2016
Just days before the kickoff of Super Bowl 50, University of Georgia researchers are announcing a study addressing ways to reduce the stigma surrounding concussions, an injury so commonly associated with football.

Professor contributes to new science education guidelines

January 22, 2016
The report, "Science Teachers' Learning: Enhancing Opportunities, Creating Supportive Contexts," produced by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, assesses and discusses essential learning opportunities for elementary, middle and high school science teachers.

New faculty grant seeks next generation of active learning

January 18, 2016
Glickman Challenge Grant for Project-Based Learning aims to link classroom lessons with a larger goal.

Learning English happens best when conversation is part of curriculum

May 1, 2015
We work with researchers at every step of the proposal and award process for external and internal sponsored projects. The Office of Research and Graduate Education is committed to strengthening an inclusive environment that supports collaborative inquiry for faculty and students.

Talk it out: Learning English happens best when conversation is part of curriculum

April 28, 2015
A new teaching model using small groups significantly improves how well English-language learners increase vocabulary and reading comprehension, according to a pioneering new study by researchers at the University of Georgia.

Conference features latest research from UGA's College of Education

February 2, 2015
Faculty and graduate students from the University of Georgia College of Education will show the public their latest research at the 2015 Faculty and Graduate Student Research Conference later this month.

Virtual world helps students 'break through'

February 2, 2015
Collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology opens a new world for students with disabilities

Grant opens robotics curriculum to more teachers

February 2, 2015
We work with researchers at every step of the proposal and award process for external and internal sponsored projects. The Office of Research and Graduate Education is committed to strengthening an inclusive environment that supports collaborative inquiry for faculty and students.

UGA grants help 'flip' classroom model

December 23, 2014
Two faculty members in the College of Education recently received grants from the University of Georgia's Center for Teaching and Learning to help "flip" the classroom experience.