07 Aug 2013    

Coutts researching distance technology delivery of intervention to rural communities

Miles or megabytes? Speed limits or bandwidth? Country roads or fiber optics?
For years, reaching out to families and schools in rural communities has meant long hours of costly travel. This reality has made distance technology an appealing alternative – and the focus of Michael Coutts, a CYFS doctoral student affiliate.

Coutts grasped the significant investments involved in supporting rural communities while contributing to several studies of Conjoint Behavioral Consultation, a family-school partnership approach co-developed by CYFS director Susan Sheridan.



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06 Aug 2013    

Duppong Hurley leads team that earns $3.2M grant to study program aimed at keeping kids in school

Kids with emotional and behavioral disorders are more likely to miss school, fail classes and drop out than any other group of students with disabilities. With support from a $3.2 million grant, UNL researchers are evaluating a unique new program that uses parent-to-parent support to encourage families to get the help they need to keep kids in school.



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06 Aug 2013    

Duppong Hurley leads team that earns $3.2M grant to study program aimed at keeping kids in school

Kids with emotional and behavioral disorders are more likely to miss school, fail classes and drop out than any other group of students with disabilities. With support from a $3.2 million grant, UNL researchers are evaluating a unique new program that uses parent-to-parent support to encourage families to get the help they need to keep kids in school.



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05 Aug 2013    

CEHS Tech EDGE conference unites technology and learning and educators

Tech EDGE 8 will be held from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Henzlik Hall on the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln City Campus. The conference is for university instructors who are interested in learning new ways to use technology in the classroom, to improve instructional practice, and to expose students to 21st century learning tools.
 



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02 Aug 2013    

Portnoy helps double number of credentialed psychology supervisors in China

A program led by Bob Portnoy is on course to double the number of credentialed psychology supervisors in China within two years.

Portnoy, director of counseling and psychological services at the University Health Center, developed the project as a Fulbright scholar based at China’s Nanjing University in 2011-12.



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02 Aug 2013    

African art gala and auction funds CEHS scholarships for education abroad

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the Malaika Foundation are hosting a Gala Celebration of African Art, Cuisine and Fashion from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Quilt House, home of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St. in Lincoln. The gala will raise funds for scholarships to support education abroad experiences for students in CEHS.



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02 Aug 2013    

African art gala and auction funds CEHS scholarships for education abroad

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the Malaika Foundation are hosting a Gala Celebration of African Art, Cuisine and Fashion from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Quilt House, home of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St. in Lincoln. The gala will raise funds for scholarships to support education abroad experiences for students in CEHS.



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02 Aug 2013    

African art gala and auction funds CEHS scholarships for education abroad

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the Malaika Foundation are hosting a Gala Celebration of African Art, Cuisine and Fashion from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Quilt House, home of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St. in Lincoln. The gala will raise funds for scholarships to support education abroad experiences for students in CEHS.



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02 Aug 2013    

CEHS partners with University of Pretoria

An author always hopes his words have impact. Ted Hamann is seeing first-hand how a 2009 journal article he co-authored led to an educational partnership between the University of Pretoria in South Africa and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Hamann, an associate professor in the UNL College of Education and Human Sciences, was in Pretoria last week for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between UNL and the University of Pretoria.



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02 Aug 2013    

CEHS partners with University of Pretoria

An author always hopes his words have impact. Ted Hamann is seeing first-hand how a 2009 journal article he co-authored led to an educational partnership between the University of Pretoria in South Africa and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Hamann, an associate professor in the UNL College of Education and Human Sciences, was in Pretoria last week for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between UNL and the University of Pretoria.



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