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  • Faculty News

    October 1, 2019

    October 2019 Faculty News

    October 10, 2019 Dr. Timothy Baghurst, professor of education, published an article in the International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education. The article is titled “Practical Recommendations for Securing Early Career and Pre-Tenure Academic Positions in the Kinesiology Disciplines.” Dean Damon Andrew co-authored the article, which seeks to help young professionals navigate complicated processes like […]

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    September 11, 2019

    September 2019 Faculty News

    September 30, 2019 Insu Paek, associate professor of Measurement and Statistics, published a book, entitled “Using R for Item Response Theory Model Application.” This book introduces basic concepts of item response theory (IRT) and detailed information on how to use R IRT programs for IRT applications. It focuses on the widely used IRT applications using […]

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    August 1, 2019

    August 2019 Faculty News

    August 27, 2019 Lyndsay Jenkins, assistant professor of School Psychology, is a co-investigator on a new project funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Jenkins will work with the primary investigator, Dr. Amanda Nickerson from the University of Buffalo. The project develops and tests bystander intervention training in an effort to help reduce incidents […]

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    July 1, 2019

    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 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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    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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    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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    March 1, 2019

    March 2019 Faculty News

    March 28, 2019 Jenny Root, assistant professor of Special Education, conducted two days of professional development. The event was titled “Everyone has something to ADD” and was attended by special education teachers in Maryland.     March 27, 2019 Michael Giardina, professor of Sport Management, recently published a new book. The book, titled Qualitative Inquiry at […]

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    February 1, 2019

    February 2019 Faculty News

    February 27, 2019 Gershon Tenenbaum, the Benjamin S. Bloom Professor of Educational Psychology and Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology, was featured in an article found in the March 2019 edition of Monitor on Psychology. The article, titled “The Athletic Brain,” explores how an athlete’s brain works during competition and training, in particular eye movement. […]

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    January 10, 2019

    January 2019 Faculty News

    January 31, 2019 Betsy Becker, Mode L. Stone Distinguished Professor of Educational Statistics in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, was an author on an article published in BMJ Global Health. The article is titled “Synthesising quantitative evidence in systematic reviews of complex health interventions” and can be found in January 2019, Volume 4. […]

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    December 9, 2018

    December 2018 Faculty News

    December 30, 2018 Deb Osborn, associate professor of Psychological and Counseling Services in the Educational Psychology and Learning Systems Department, recently published two articles in collaboration with a recent alumnus and a current doctoral student. The first publication, co-authored with Pei-Chun Hou (Counseling Psychology/School Psychology Ph.D. ’18), is titled “Predicting the Vocational Identity of International and […]

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    November 10, 2018

    November 2018 Faculty News

    November 29, 2018 Toby Park, associate professor of Economics of Education and Education Policy in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and associate director of the Center for Postsecondary Success, has won the Transformation Through Teaching (T3) award. The award honors full-time faculty who have an intellectual, inspirational and integrative impact in student’s […]

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    October 10, 2018

    October 2018 Faculty News

    October 30, 2018 Jenny Root, assistant professor of Special Education, was awarded an Organization for Autism Research (OAR) applied research grant to develop and test a technology-based mathematical and social problem solving intervention for secondary students with autism spectrum disorder.               October 29, 2018 Robert Reiser, professor in the Instructional […]

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    September 10, 2018

    September 2018 Faculty News

    September 28, 2018 Phil Hiver, assistant professor of Foreign and Second Language Education, co-authored a study titled “Genre-based L2 writing instruction and writing-specific psychological factors: The dynamics of change” in the Journal of Second Language Writing. Through longitudinal cluster analysis, the authors first identified distinct initial profiles for the middle school L2 learners who were part […]

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    August 10, 2018

    August 2018 Faculty News

    August 28, 2018 Lara 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.     […]

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