04 Apr 2012    

Hillestad Textiles Gallery exhibition April 9 through April 27

Wendy Weiss, director of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery and exhibition curator, announces the First Friday opening of an exhibition titled Imperfect Pattern/Relative Embellishment, which features work by three Nebraska women artists. Pattern resonates across each artist's work with quilted fabric, embroidery, beads, structure and native materials. Artists Rebecca Williams, Phyllis Moore, and Susan Bertino explore family history and personal environment using textile materials in unconventional ways. The show runs until April 27, 2012.



View Hillestad Textiles Gallery exhibition April 9 through April 27 Article

04 Apr 2012    

Justice will present April 13 on promoting young children's literacy

Laura Justice will present April 13 on the topic, "Promoting Young Children's Knowledge About Print: Designing Systemic Early Literacy Interventions." Justice directs the Preschool Language and Literacy Research Lab at The Ohio State University.



View Justice will present April 13 on promoting young children's literacy Article

28 Mar 2012    

Dennis and Victoria Molfese to present on developmental neuroscience

 

The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools invites you to a Creating Connections presentation from Dennis and Victoria Molfese, Chancellor’s Professors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The free, public presentation will take place April 2, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Nebraska Union on UNL’s City Campus.



View Dennis and Victoria Molfese to present on developmental neuroscience Article

28 Mar 2012    

Kane to give talk April 9 as part of BUROS/ETS lecture series

The Buros Center for Testing in collaboration with Educational Testing Service is hosting the sixth installment of the annual BUROS/ETS lecture series on April 9, 2:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in Teachers College Hall, room 139. Open discussion follows at a reception in the Buros library. 

Michael Kane will offer a presentation entitled, "The Argument-based Approach to Validation." 



View Kane to give talk April 9 as part of BUROS/ETS lecture series Article

19 Mar 2012    

U.S. News graduate school rankings: CEHS leaps to 34 in national list

 

The College of Education and Human Sciences was ranked among Best Education Schools at 34th, up from 50th last year, and up from 75th in 2003. 



View U.S. News graduate school rankings: CEHS leaps to 34 in national list Article

18 Mar 2012    

Qualtrics Survey Software training webinar for CEHS faculty, staff, and students

Qualtrics Survey Software training webinar for CEHS faculty, staff, and students

March 30, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

128 Mabel Lee Hall

Qualtrics is a user-friendly survey software program available to CEHS faculty, staff, and students. The Qualtrics training staff will offer an introductory webinar focused on creating and editing surveys in the software, including working with question types and some logic commands. Additionally, the training will cover a few common methods of survey distribution and understanding reporting functions.



View Qualtrics Survey Software training webinar for CEHS faculty, staff, and students Article

18 Mar 2012    

Minato next NGN Seminar Series speaker, March 21

 

Yusuke Minato will present “Energy Metabolism Affects Virulence Gene Expression in Vibrio Cholerae” 12:00 p.m. March 21, in 304 Leverton Hall.

Trained as a pharmacist, Minato has focused his research in the field of bacteriology. His strives to understand the mechanisms of virulence gene regulation and multidrug resistance in bacteria and to utilize these insights for developing novel intervention strategies to treat infections. He is a researcher in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, at Oregon State University.



View Minato next NGN Seminar Series speaker, March 21 Article

18 Mar 2012    

"Characterizing Changing Classifications: Practical Illustrations of Latent Transition Analysis"

"Characterizing Changing Classifications: Practical Illustrations of Latent Transition Analysis"
March 30, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
242 Mabel Lee Hall

CYFS presenters:
Ji Hoon Ryoo, postdoctoral fellow
Chaorong Wu, statistics and measurement consultant
Carina McCormick, statistics and measurement consultant



View "Characterizing Changing Classifications: Practical Illustrations of Latent Transition Analysis" Article

09 Mar 2012    

CEHS innovation technology proposals due April 1

The CEHS Technology Committee is soliciting proposals for technology innovation projects for the 2012 - 2013 academic year.

Funding for the technology innovation projects will come from student technology fees and must therefore be designed to enhance students’ learning experiences. Proposals must also include opportunities for the college to learn about and replicate innovative uses of technology.

One or more proposals of up to $15,000 will be awarded. Project proposal are due on April 1, 2012.



View CEHS innovation technology proposals due April 1 Article

Kurt Geisinger

09 Mar 2012    

Geisinger appointed to educator performance standards team

Kurt Geisinger, professor of educational psychology, has been appointed to a 28-member commission to craft performance standards for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. The commission is a 15-month commitment.

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation was created in 2010 by the merger of two separate accreditors, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.



View Geisinger appointed to educator performance standards team Article