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    August 13, 2019

    August 2019 Alumni News

    August 15, 2019 Two alumni from the Sport Management program made it on the FSU Alumni Association’s Notable Noles list. The two College of Education alumni are Sarah Gates (Sport Management M.S. ’17) and Jason Hendrix (Sport Management M.S. ’11). A part of the Young Alumni Awards, the list aims to highlight the outstanding accomplishments […]

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    August 12, 2019

    Back to School for Teachers

    So many back-to-school lists focus on students, and for good reason, too. A lot of students and parents are filled with anxious energy as they prepare for the start of another year. However, these lists only focus on one side of the classroom, and we think teachers deserve just as much support! After all, teachers […]

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    August 6, 2019

    FSU Higher Education Researchers Receive Grant

    This article was originally posted at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/08/06/fsu-higher-education-researchers-receive-grant-to-study-community-college-pathways-to-computing-degrees/ Women graduate college at higher rates than men, yet women earn only 19 percent of bachelor’s degrees in computer science. Two Florida State University researchers have received a three-year National Science Foundation grant for $900,749 to investigate this disparity. It will focus on Florida, one of the most diverse states […]

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    August 1, 2019

    August 2019 Faculty News

    August 20, 2019 Tim Baghurst, professor of education, published a new article in the journal International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. The article is titled “Physiological Demands of Extreme Obstacle Course Racing: A Case Study,” and looks at a race participant’s cognitive demands over the course of the event. The full article can […]

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    July 10, 2019

    July 2019 Student News

    July 22, 2019 Lauren Bagdy (Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies Ph.D.) was selected as a Lee W. Cochran Intern by the Association of Education Communications and Technology (AECT). Individuals chosen to receive this internship demonstrate “significant potential to provide future leadership for AECT and in the broader field.” Bagdy was chosen due to her leadership […]

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    July 8, 2019

    Dean Damon Andrew Receives Distinguished Service Award

    Dean Damon Andrew has been recognized by the American Association of University Administrators with a Distinguished Service Award. Read on for the full press release, which originally appeared at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/07/03/fsu-college-of-education-dean-receives-distinguished-service-award/. Damon Andrew, dean of the Florida State University College of Education, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of University Administrators. “AAUA […]

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    July 2, 2019

    College of Education Students Work With At-Risk Children

    The Florida State College of Education has long made it a priority to work with those in need in the community. Children of migrant families face a number of challenges, namely an abysmally low high school graduation rate. Only 1 in 10 children of migrant families will graduate from high school. Most migrant families are […]

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    July 1, 2019

    July 2019 Alumni News

    July 31, 2019 Jace Pardon Sport Management M.S. ’16 Jace Pardon won gold at the 2019 Pan American Games in beach volleyball. The event took place in Lima, Peru. During pool place, Pardon and her partner Karissa Cook went undefeated. The duo would then go 2-0 against their next two opponents, before winning the gold […]

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    July 2019 Faculty News

    July 31, 2019 Sonia Cabell, assistant professor in the School of Teacher Education and faculty member in the Florida Center of Reading Research, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, which took place in Toronto, Canada. The paper dealt with the growth of children’s language and […]

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    June 24, 2019

    Experiential Learning at the FSU College of Education

    Recently, Florida State University made the announcement that undergraduate students would have to complete experiential learning in order to graduate. This new requirement aims to help students gain more hands-on experience before entering the workforce. Alumni and current students from the College of Education might seem surprised that this wasn’t a requirement already. After all, […]

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    June 17, 2019

    Early Literacy Skills: How Kindergarten Teachers Help Kids

    Most experts agree on the importance of early literacy skills. Sonia Cabell, assistant professor in the School of Teacher Education & Florida Center for Reading Research, wants to look deeper. She and a team of researchers, led by Stefanie Copp from the University of Lynchburg, explored how early childhood educators support their youngest students in […]

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    June 5, 2019

    June 2019 Student News

    June 20, 2019 Alexis Rojas (Counseling/School Psychology Ph.D.) recently had her research highlighted by the American Psychological Association Division 17. Rojas is currently studying prevention efforts conducted by the Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral health Center through its Behavioral Health Navigation (BHN) program. Rojas presented her project outline during the Florida National Association of Social Workers earlier […]

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    June 3, 2019

    June 2019 Faculty News

    June 29, 2019 Deb Osborn, associate professor of Psychological and Counseling Services, received a Presidential Recognition Award from the National Career Development Association (NCDA). The award recognizes “exceptional contributions which advance the growth, reputation, and impact of NCDA.” Osborn was honored at the NCDA Conference in Houston, Texas, which took place June 27-29. The NCDA […]

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    June 2019 Alumni News

    June 27, 2019 Jessica Wallace McBride Elementary Education B.S. ’93 Jessica Wallace McBride presented at TEDxSavannah as part of its 10-year anniversary event. During her talk, Wallace McBride talks about stereotypes, particularly southern stereotypes, and how the South continues to evolve. You can watch her TED talk here.       June 20, 2019 Monique […]

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    May 17, 2019

    May 2019 Student News

    May 17, 2019 Ginny Smith (Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies Ph.D.) recently published alongside Valerie Shute, Mack and Effie Campbell Tyner Endowed Professor of Education in the Educational Psychology and Learning Systems department. The article examines how to create and evaluate stealth assessment to check for calculus competencies. The article, titled “Designing and Validating a […]

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    May 13, 2019

    The Retirement of Pfeiffer, Tenenbaum and Darabi

    Retirements are always bitter-sweet. On one hand, we get to honor a lifetime of work and the important careers of two individuals. On the other, we say goodbye to three Florida State faculty members who made a huge impact on the College of Education. Dr. Steven Pfeiffer, Dr. Gershon Tenenbaum and Dr. Aubteen Darabi retire this […]

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    May 2, 2019

    May 2019 Faculty News

    May 21, 2019 Cameron Beatty, assistant professor in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department, received a research grant from the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I). The ACUHO-I is the largest student affairs organization for housing and residence life professionals.         May 20, 2019 Tamara Bertrand Jones, […]

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    May 2019 Alumni News

    May 30, 2019 Shelby Larson Sport Management M.S. ’19 Shelby Larson became the Director of Operations of the University of Kansas soccer program. As part of her responsibilities, Larson will coordinate videos, team travel and meals, as well as plan soccer camps and clinics. Larson previously served as a graduate assistant for Florida State’s women’s […]

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    April 29, 2019

    Using New Research to Support College Students with Autism

    When you think about supports for students with autism, programs and services at the Pre-K – 12 level usually come to mind. But what happens when these students graduate high school and enroll in college? The Research Gap Dr. Bradley Cox, associate professor of higher education at FSU, addresses this gap in autism research by […]

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    April 24, 2019

    How Augmented Reality May Help Students with Autism

    Autism research has long been a topic of interest for faculty and students at Florida State’s College of Education. With the introduction of our Autism Spectrum Disorder graduate program, we know that there is even more interest in what our faculty are researching and how autism specialists can better serve their charges. Today, we are […]

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    April 15, 2019

    April 2019 Student News

    April 27, 2019 Dorsey Spencer Jr. (Higher Education Ph.D.) received a “20 Under 40” Young Professional Award from the Tallahassee Network of Young Professionals as part of the 2019 Golden A.C.E. event. A Golden A.C.E. recipient is an emerging young leader in their respective industry and also represents the award’s namesake – to highlight those […]

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    Alumni Spotlight: Amy Booher, Special Education Teacher

    Every student who comes through the FSU College of Education has a unique journey. As part of Autism Awareness Month, we reached out to one of our alumni, Amy Booher, to ask her about her journey. Booher, who graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Special Education, currently serves as a Communication […]

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    April 8, 2019

    April 2019 Faculty News

    April 30, 2019 Lara Perez-Felkner, assistant professor of Higher Education, won the Council on Research and Creativity Planning Grant. The Planning Grant helps support faculty members interested in existing research projects or creative activity.       April 30, 2019 Nicole Gabana, assistant professor of Sport Psychology, received the 2018 Journal of Sport Psychology in […]

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    April 4, 2019

    FSU Talks at AERA 2019

    The annual American Educational Research Association offers a great way for faculty members and students to share ideas and their latest research. This year’s conference, which takes place April 5 – April 9 in Toronto, asks participants to consider what it means to live in a “post-truth” era. Always at the forefront of research and […]

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    April 2, 2019

    April 2019 Alumni News

    April 27, 2019 Paul Aloise Jr. Sport Management B.S. ’14 Paul Aloise Jr. won a Golden A.C.E. Top “20 Under 40” Young Professional Award from the Tallahassee Network of Young Professionals. A Golden A.C.E. recipient is an emerging young leader in their respective industry and also represents the award’s namesake – to highlight those in […]

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