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  • June 2019 Faculty News

    By Josh Duke | June 3, 2019 | Posted in: 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 is one of the leading organizations for professionals involved in career development and has been around for over 100 years.



    June 28, 2019

    Photo of Laura SteacyLaura Steacy, assistant professor of Special Education, published an article in the journal Scientific Studies of Reading. The article is titled “The Role of Set for Variability in Irregular Word Reading: Word and Child Predictors in Typically Developing Readers and Students At-Risk for Reading Disabilities” and can be found online here.



    June 22, 2019

    Cecile Reynaud, professor emeritus of the FSU Sport Management program, recently became the new USA Volleyball (USAV) Board Chair. Reynaud, who previously served as Florida State’s women volleyball coach, was elected in the most recent meeting of the national governing body’s board meeting. As chair, Reynaud will help guide the USAV and promote people of all ages to participate in and support volleyball. Original press release can be found here.





    June 11, 2019

    Photo of Brad CoxBradley Cox, associate professor of Higher Education, was quoted in an article in Inside Higher Ed. In the article, titled “Success for Students with Autism,” Cox gives his thoughts on the cost of autism programs and the demand of such programs around the nation. In addition to working as an associate professor, Cox also serves as the founder and executive director of the College Autism Network (CAN).



    June 11, 2019

    Vanessa Dennen, professor of Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies, and Stacey Rutledge, associate professor in the Educational Leadership/Administration and Educational Policy and Evaluation programs, published a new article with doctoral candidate Lauren Bagdy. The article is titled “Social Media Use in High School Settings: Rules, Outcomes, & Educational Opportunities” and appears in SMSociety. The paper specifically looks at the ways students use social media with their peer groups at school over a two year period.





    June 5, 2019Jenny Root FSU

    Jenny Root, assistant professor of Special Education, published an article titled “Recommendations for Inclusive Educational Practices in Mathematics for Students with Extensive Support Needs” in the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities journal Inclusion. In the article, Root proposes a framework on how to support students with extensive needs (intellectual disability, autism, multiple disabilities, etc.) in an inclusive setting.




    June 3, 2019

    Miray Tekkumru-Kisa FSUMiray Tekkumru-Kisa, assistant professor of Science Education, recently published an article in the journal Research in Science Education. The article is titled “Change in Thinking Demands for Students Across the Phases of a Science Task: An Exploratory Study.” The study looks at the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the demand it places on students. You can read the entirety of the article here.