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Elvira Abrica and Deryl Hatch-Tocaimaza.

09 Jan 2018    

Abrica and Hatch invited to inaugural symposium

EDAD faculty members, Elvira Abrica and Deryl Hatch-Tocaimaza, are representing the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this week at the first ever Project MALES Faculty and Research Affiliates Symposium.

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14 Dec 2017    By Troy Fedderson | University Communication

Swearer: Social media not best avenue to deal with bullying

A Nebraska-based national expert on the topic said parents seeking to help children being bullied should consider other resources before turning to social media.

Susan Swearer, Willa Cather Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, said the array of reactions to the viral video of 11-year-old Keaton Jones recounting his bullying experience is an example of how social media can do more harm that good.

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06 Dec 2017    

Dev, Fischer and Guerrero honored by IANR

IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm presented awards to three CEHS colleagues on Dec. 1 at an awards luncheon in the Nebraska East Union. “People are IANR’s greatest asset,” said Boehm. “We salute these faculty and staff for their dedication in advancing our mission of teaching, research and outreach.”

Catia Guerrero, administrative associate, in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies
Received an Outstanding Employee Award that recognizes employees who go above and beyond their job responsibilities.

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06 Dec 2017    

Sehi earns ESP Mid-Career Leadership Award

Natalie Sehi, extension educator in Nutrition and Health Sciences, has received an Epsilon Sigma Phi Mid-Career Leadership Award. The award honors Nebraska Extension professional who exhibit and model excellence in leadership in the following areas:

• Career-level appropriate evidence of leadership in units/departments/teams/groups over a timeline over successive years
• Evidence of supporting colleagues in the form of mentoring, coaching and troubleshooting without reward or recognition

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06 Dec 2017    

New podcasts and workshops offered by ICMEE

The International Consortium for Multilingual Excellence in Education (ICMEE) has created its initial podcasts that provide insights into teaching, learning and bilingualism for K-12 educators working with bi/multilingual learners. The podcasts are available on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hablamos-conversations-on-teaching-learning-bilingualism/id1294743562?mt=2.

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Bischoff and Springer join collaborative mental health initiative in Jordan

30 Nov 2017    By Kari Eller

Bischoff and Springer join collaborative mental health initiative in Jordan

Richard Bischoff, Gwendolyn A. Newkirk professor and department chair of Child, Youth and Family Studies, and Paul Springer, interim associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Education and Human Sciences, were invited to present their research on unconventional mental health care strategies to reach underserved populations at the Second Global Mental Health Conference in Jordan.

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Hatton-Bowers Receives Award for Innovative Research in Early Childhood Education

29 Nov 2017    By Katie Ballue

Hatton-Bowers receives award for innovative research in early childhood education

Holly Hatton-Bowers, an assistant professor in child, youth, and family studies and an early childhood extension specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was presented the Innovative Extension New Employee Award for her contributions to professional development programming for early childhood education teachers at the Extension Fall Conference 2017. This award recognizes innovation in research in the first five years of service.

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28 Nov 2017    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS becomes Code.org regional partner, hosts Hour of Code Dec. 9

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Education and Human Sciences is partnering with Code.org to elevate computer science education for Nebraska K-12 students. Nebraska joins a nationwide network of regional partners that provide high-quality professional development to K-12 educators through local school district collaborations and work to build local communities of computer science educators statewide.

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28 Nov 2017    By Kari Eller

CYAF's Xia selected for national mentoring award

Yan Ruth Xia, professor of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has received the Felix Berardo Scholarship Award for Mentoring. Annually awarded by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), this national award recognizes mentors who exceed classroom teaching expectations to support undergraduate and graduate students, mentor junior colleagues, and provide opportunities for continued professional development in the family field. 

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27 Nov 2017    

'Prodigies of the Prairie' offers tips on raising talented kids

Parents want their children to succeed. Particularly if their child has the potential to become the next Taylor Swift (12 when she wrote her first song), Michael Phelps (15 when he first swam in the Olympics) or LeBron James (18 when he was drafted by the NBA). Educational psychologist Kenneth Kiewra believes parents are the key to transforming children with aptitude into champions.

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