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21 Apr 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Master of arts in science teaching (MAst) celebrates first six years

Sixty new middle and high school science teachers over six years. Sixty people who likely would not be teaching science today had it not been for the College of Education and Human Science’s Master of Arts with emphasis in science teaching (MAst) program. Established in 2010, the MAst program undertook the task of recruiting science majors and professionals to become science teachers. 

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14 Apr 2017    

Pre-service teachers practice science lessons at children’s museum

Students in Krista Adams’ TEAC 315 class see much more than the four walls of their Henzlik Hall classroom. They take what they learn in “Teaching Science in the Elementary School” and apply it in after-school science clubs in Lincoln elementary schools and with children at the Lincoln Children’s Museum (LCM).

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11 Apr 2017    

CEHS students shine at Husker athletic honors

The College of Education and Human Sciences was well represented April 9 when the Nebraska Athletics Department recognized its best and brightest student-athletes at the Lied Center. The most coveted awards were collected by two current and one former CEHS students.

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07 Apr 2017    By Brad Stauffer

TLTE’s Wessels receives CEHS Swanson Award for teaching excellence

The College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has selected Stephanie Wessels, associate professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, as the 2017 recipient of the Donald R. & Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence.

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Lorraine Males

27 Feb 2017    

Males researches math curriculum materials

Lorraine Males’ research on mathematics instructional materials may help inform curriculum developers and educators about the effectiveness of those materials. Males, an assistant professor in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE), is using eye tracking technology to explore the interactions that occur between teachers and math instructional text and how differences in text influence these interactions.

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27 Feb 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Hamann named Equity Fellow

Ted Hamann, professor in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE), has been selected as one of 13 state-specific “Equity Fellows” for the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center (MAP EAC). Serving Nebraska, Hamann joins other nationally prominent scholars who have engaged deeply and published widely on one or more of the four desegregation areas—race, sex, national origin, and religion—focused on by MAP EAC.

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22 Feb 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Viesca earns grant to support teachers of bilingual learners in 11 states

A $2.7 million professional development grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help 2,000 teachers in 11 states better serve their bilingual students. The International Consortium for Multilingual Excellence in Education (ICMEE) project is being funded from the Office of English Language Acquisition and is being led by University of Nebraska–Lincoln assistant professor Kara Viesca from the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education.

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26 Jan 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due March 6

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

Proposals must be emailed to Deb Mullen (dmullen1@unl.edu) in a Word document by March 6, 2017.

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Ali Moeller

25 Jan 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Moeller elected president-elect of American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Leading her field on a national scale is nothing new to Ali Moeller, Edith S. Greer Professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education. In 2017, Moeller is serving as president-elect of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), a professional organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages. Previously she served as president of the American Association of Teachers of German and more recently the National Federation of Modern Language Teaching Association.

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National ranking badges

10 Jan 2017    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS jumps to No. 4 in national online ranking

Online graduate education programs in the College of Education and Human Sciences have been ranked fourth best nationally in an annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report announced Jan. 10. CEHS jumped 10 spots from the 2016 ranking and is the highest Big Ten program ranked in the category of best online graduate education programs.

The online programs in CEHS considered for this ranking are all master’s degrees:

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