Please congratulate Kim Huett, who won an award for Outstanding eLearning Faculty from the Instructional Technology Council. Huett is an instructor of technology integration in the Department of Educational Innovation. She is scheduled to receive her award in February during the council’s conference in Long Beach, Ca.
Kudos to Dr. Karen Clevenger (right), instructor of health, physical education and dance who has been chosen as this year’s Dance Educator of the Year by the Southern District Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. She will be honored at the 2012 Southern District conference in Orlando this February.
Donna Nicholas has been selected to serve on the Georgia Department of Education/Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities Statewide Transition Steering Committee. Nicholas is an instructor of special education/early childhood education. She has a joint appointment in the Department of Collaborative Support and Intervention and the Department of Early Learning and Childhood Education.
Please take a moment to look at the brief clip of Julia Gray, a graduate of our Speech-Language Pathology Program in the Department of Collaborative Support and Intervention. She talks about her experience with speech therapy and how it inspired her to pursue a career in speech-language pathology.
The Department of Collaborative Support and Intervention has been busy. Congratulations to:
Dr. Ron Reigner, associate professor of reading education, he was a co-presenter with Dr. Cathleen Doheny, who currently teaches at Edison State College in Fort Myers, Fl., of “Tutoring in a Reading Clinic: Attitudes and Self-Efficacy” during the annual meeting of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers in Richmond, Va. in November.
Dr. Susan Boes, professor of counselor education, Dr. Julie Chibbaro, associate professor of counselor education,and Dr. Linda Painter, associate professor of counselor education, made presentations in November at the Georgia School Counselors Association Conference in Macon: “Addressing ethics, values, and school safety in a digital age: Strategies for school counselors.”
Dr. Michelle Frazier Trotman Scott (right), assistant professor of special education, made two presentations at the annual convention of the National Association for Gifted Children in New Orleans: “Stuck in the middle,” with D. Ford, D., M. Henfield and D. Harmon; and “Honoring Alexinia Baldwin and Mary Frasier: An anthology of multicultural gifted education” with M. Henfield, T. Grantham and D. Harmon.
Dr. Jessica Bucholz, assistant professor of special education, and Dr. John Ponder, associate professor of reading education and director of graduate studies, traveled to New Delhi in October to make presentations at the Calorx - MJ Pherwani, 7th Annual Conference on Dyslexia and SLD: “Response to intervention: A framework for educating all children.”
Please congratulate Dr. Donna Harkins, associate professor and chair of the Department of Early Learning and Childhood Education, Dr. John Ponder, associate professor of reading education and director of graduate studies, and Rachael Robinson, director of the Pre-Kindergarden Program. They made presentations in November during the annual meeting of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers in Richmond, Va: “Voice matters: Effects of oral reading on four-year-olds’ story comprehension.”
Dr. Julie Haarbauer-Krupa, assistant professor of speech-language pathology received the Pathfinder Award for outstanding contributions as an advocate and change agent for Georgians with disabilities. The Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission awarded it at their annual meeting in Macon.
Dr. Corey Rumann, assistant professor of counselor education/college student affairs was named an American College Personnel Association (ACPA) College Student Educators International Emerging Scholar for 2012.
Dr. James DeVita, assistant professor of counselor education-college student affairs prepared a successful webinar session, “Examining the Multiple and Intersecting Identities of LGBTQ Populations: Implications for Theory and Practice,” for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference in Charlotte, N.C. He was also a co-presenter at the conference: “A Candid Conversation About the Job Market: Career Choices and Job Searching”; “Deconstructing D’Augelli’s Gay Identity Development Model and its Applicability to Black Gay Male Undergraduates at Predominantly White Institutions”; and “Creating Inclusive Campus Environments for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Individuals: An Organizational Theory Approach.”
The following colleagues have had papers accepted for the 2012 American Educational Research Association in Vancouver in April:
Dr. Deborah Jenkins, Department of Educational Innovation, and Dr. Brent Heidorn, Dr. Brian Mosier, Dr. Rachel Harvey, all from the Department of Leadership and Applied Instruction: “Comparing the Feedback, Time, and Cost of Traditional and Video-Based Supervision of Student Teachers.”
Kim Huett and Dr. Jason Huett, both from the Department of Educational Innovation, and Dr. Ravic Ringlaben (CSI): “Setting the Standard: Quality Control for K-12 Online Learning.”
Yan Yang, (EI): “Mediating Role of Sense of Classroom Community in the Relationship between Achievement Goals and Learning” and “Longitudinal Effects of Hispanic Students’ Stability Attributions Following Initial Failure.”
Dr. Dianne Hoff, associate dean in the College of Education, Dr. Barbara Kawulich (EI), Dr. Tamra Ogletree, (CSI), Dr. Mary Hooper (LAI): “What We Know to What We Do: Enhancing Cohort Culture and Learning.”
Several faculty members presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention in Jacksonville, Fl:
Yun-Jo An (EI): “Scaffolding teachers’ design of blended problem-based learning”; with C.M. Reigeluth, “Creating technology-enhanced, learner-centered classrooms: K-12 teachers’ beliefs, perceptions, barriers, and support needs.”
Dr. Jason Huett (EI), Kim Huett (right, EI), with R. Perkins, Jennifer Smolka, et al: “You Never Forget Your First Time: Designing, Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Online Programs.”
Dr. Jason Huett, Kim Huett, Lara Willox (Early Learning and Childhood Education), with C. Mertler, et al: “If we build it, will they come? Transitioning a F2F doctoral program to online delivery.”
Dr. Jason Huett and Kim Huett, with J. Castille, also presented at the Georgia Educational Technology Conference in Atlanta: “Getting it right when there's no money left: Designing high quality K-12 online and blended courses.”
Dr. Barbara Kawulich: “Learning from action evaluation of the use of multimedia case studies in management information systems courses.” Journal of STEM Education.
Dr. Abbot Packard, Dr. Michael Hazelkorn (CSI), Dr. Karen Harris Brown (CSI) with graduate student R. McLeod: “Academic achievement of secondary students with learning disabilities in cotaught and resource rooms.” Journal of Research in Education.
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