College of Education and Human Sciences
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With grant support from the UNL Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program, Michael Burton, assistant professor of practice in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, and William Thomas, professor in the UNL Department of History
Exploring how teachers in traditional and alternative pathways (such as Teach for America or teacher residency programs) learn to teach is the topic of a new book by Lauren Gatti, assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences.
Personal experience has helped motivate the development of Theresa Catalano’s new book, “Talking about Global Migration: Implications for Language Teaching.” The book addresses educational responses to migration that are informed by interviews with migrants across the globe.
Ruth Heaton, the Gilmartin Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL), was presented the 2016 Nadine Bezuk Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service in Mathematics Teacher Education Jan. 28 in Irvine, California at the annual conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE).
Engagement, experience and an encouraging nature were attributes that prompted online Educational Studies student Theresa Sullivan to nominate Katherine Wesley, PhD of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) for the Pearson’s 2016 Online Learning Excellence Award.