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  • December 2018 Faculty News

    By Josh Duke | December 9, 2018 | Posted in: Faculty News

    December 30, 2018

    Deb OsbornDeb 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 Domestic College Students.” The second publication is co-authored with Adam Miller (Counseling Psychology/School Psychology Ph.D.) and is titled “The impact of a college career course on students’ career decision state.” Both articles appear in Career Development Quarterly.


    December 17, 2018

    College of Education headshots at All College Meeting.

    Tamara Bertrand Jones, associate professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, won the 2018 NASPA Florida Research Award. Bertrand Jones received the prize due to her “outstanding ongoing scholarly and research contributions […] in the area of higher education.” The award specifically mentions Bertrand Jones’ work on researching the “sociocultural influence on socialization during graduate education and the professional experiences of underrepresented populations, particularly Black women, in academia.”


    December 7, 2018

    Lama Jaber-X3Lama Jaber, assistant professor of Science Education, received a National Science Foundation career grant. The grant is entitled Cultivating Teachers’ Epistemic Empathy to Promote Responsive Teaching. 




    December 3, 2018

    Laura Steacy-X3Laura Steacy, assistant professor of Special Education, published an article in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology titled “Examining the role of imageability and regularity in word reading accuracy and learning efficiency among first and second graders at risk for reading disabilities.” She also published and an article in Scientific Studies of Reading entitled “The Role of Statistical Learning in Word Reading and Spelling Development: More Questions Than Answers.”