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  • August 2018 Faculty News

    By Josh Duke | August 10, 2018 | Posted in: Faculty News


    August 28, 2018

    Headshot_spring_2015-600x600Lara Perez-Felkner, assistant professor of Higher Education and Sociology, recently published an article in Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology. The article, which Perez-Felkner co-authored, is titled “Sociological Perspectives on Socialization” and explores the process of socialization through the lens of a sociologist. The full article can be viewed on the Oxford Bibliographies website.

     

     

     

     

     


    August 27, 2018

    Jenny RootJenny Root, assistant professor of Special Education, published an article titled “Teaching Students with Autism and Intellectual Disability to Solve Algebraic Word Problems” in Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Co-authors Bonnie Henning and Erica Boccumini are former graduate students of the Special Education program at FSU.

     

     

     

     

     

     


    August 22, 2018

    Guthrie Headshot- 2[1]-X3Kathy Guthrie, associate professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Florida State University, was recently named an affiliated researcher with the Center for Arts, Business, and Culture at the Stockholm School of Economics. The Center focuses on “aesthetic and cultural analyses of economic activities, for example how experiences, emotions, stories, and symbols are used to create economic value, or on economic analysis of aesthetic activities, for example how creative and cultural entrepreneurs build economic value from their artistic practices.”

     

     

     

     

     


    August 20, 2018

    Headshot_spring_2015-600x600Lara Perez-Felkner, assistant professor of Higher Education and Sociology, is one of the partners in a research project examining the effectiveness of the Southern Scholarship Foundation. The Foundation has offered housing to nearly 9,000 students over 63 years, but the nonprofit has never been studied on how effective it is in reducing debt. Perez-Felkner will be working on researching the nonprofit’s effectiveness and will be supported by a grant of $499,000 awarded over three years.

     

     

     

     

     

     


    August 5, 2018

    Jenny RootJenny Root, assistant professor of Special Education, co-authored a practitioner article in the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD) Express. Root joined a special education teacher and speech language pathologist. The article describes research-based strategies to implement a co-teaching model which ultimately helps to give every student in the classroom a voice. You can find the full article here.

     

     

     

     

     

     


    August 3, 2018

    Bradley Cox, associate professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, will be the guest speaker at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Cox will be presenting at the Supporting College Students with Autism professional networking event. The free event takes place on September 21 and aims to help professionals interested in working with students on the autism spectrum.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    August 1, 2018

    Phil Hiver-X3Phil Hiver, assistant professor of Foreign and Second Language Education, published a new article in the journal Studies in Second Language Acquisition. The article explores second language learners’ capacity to overcome difficulties during the course of ordinary second language learning. The study is a first in the field of language learning on this subject matter and surveyed 787 college-level second language-learning students in South Korea to determine what Hiver coined as “buoyancy”–“the capacity to overcome the setbacks, challenges, and pressures that are part of the ordinary course of school life.” Hiver discovered five specific profiles of buoyancy and, by examining these profiles, could predict both achievement and GPA.