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CAEP Accreditation: Call for Third Party Comments

The College of Education and Human Sciences at Nebraska is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) March 11-12, 2018. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team through CAEP. Letters of comment should be received by January 26, 2018. For the address and additional details, click the headline of this story.
Aaron Johnson and colleagues were honored with the NTLI Technology Paper Award from CUFA.

Johnson earns NTLI paper award

Aaron Johnson, assistant professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, and colleagues received a National Technology Leadership Initiative’s (NLTI) Technology Paper Award by the College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA), a research affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).

Morales to receive Teacher Diversity Research Award from AACTE

Amanda Morales, assistant professor in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE), has been selected for the Teacher Diversity Research Award from the Diversified Teacher Workforce Topical Action Group of the American Association of College for Teacher

 

(From right) evaluators Michelle Howell Smith, Susan Pense and Leslie Hawley provide feedback to teachers and school personnel participating in the Expanded Learning Opportunity Design Challenge.

Researchers evaluate rural Nebraska after-school programs

Brainstorm, develop, implement, modify and repeat. As rural Nebraska school districts use this adaptable approach to create after-school programs, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team is taking similar steps to evaluate their progress.

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Family support and location may lead to Olympic greatness

A recently published research article on talent development by University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate student Carol Ott Schacht and Educational Psychology professor Ken Kiewra suggests that in the case of three former United States Olympic speed skaters, it was family and location that paved the way for their remarkable success.