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15 Mar 2018    

CEHS@AERA

The College of Education and Human Sciences will again be sending a contingent of faculty and students to present, represent and learn at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, April 13-17 in New York City.

A CEHS reception is planned from 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 15 and will include recognition of Ted Hamann, professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, for receiving an AERA award (to be announced soon).

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12 Mar 2018    

Abrica honored by AAHHE

Elvira Abrica, assistant professor in Educational Administration, was named a faculty fellow of the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education at AAHHE’s annual conference last weekend in Irvine, California.

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09 Mar 2018    

King receives February CEHS Staff Star Award

Lisa King, staff assistant in Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been named the CEHS February Staff Star Award recipient by the CEHS Staff Council. King’s thoughtfulness and concern for others was often mentioned by nominators as a quality that makes her shine.

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07 Mar 2018    

What would you like to see in the new Mabel Lee?

All CEHS students, faculty, staff, alumni and others are invited to attend one of two learning and feedback sessions this Thursday, March 8 regarding the construction of a new Mabel Lee Hall. The college would like  input to help design a building that will serve students, faculty, staff and stakeholders well into the 21st century.

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05 Mar 2018    

Apple iMovie and Clips Workshop March 13

Build up your movie making resume through the iMovie and Clips workshop from 3-5 p.m. March 13 in the Henzlik Hub. Any student, faculty or staff member is welcome to learn how to make creative movies through iMovie and Clips. With iMovie you can browse your video clips, share your favorite moments, and create trailers and movies. iMovie comes on every new Mac. Clips is an iOS app for making and sharing fun videos with text, effects, graphics and more.

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Dipra Jha lecturing

27 Feb 2018    

HRTM's Jha delivers prestigious lecture in India

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, traveled to India to deliver a Guru Series lecture at Shoolini University on Feb. 12, 2018. The prestigious lecture series invites experts from around the world to engage with students, faculty and staff at the university’s picturesque campus in Solan, Northern India. Previous Guru Series speakers include Dr.

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Aaron Johnson and colleagues were honored with the NTLI Technology Paper Award from CUFA.

22 Feb 2018    

Johnson earns NTLI paper award

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

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22 Feb 2018    

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 Education (AACTE). Morales will receive the award Feb. 28 during a reception at the Diversified Teaching Workforce Institute. The Institute assembles just prior to the AACTE 70th Annual Meeting in Baltimore.

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(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.

22 Feb 2018    By Alyssa Amen

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.

The team consists of researchers from the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools.

They are joining a 30-month project, Expanded Learning Opportunity Design Challenge, which involves Auburn, Beatrice, Boone Central, Centura and Grand Island school districts.

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Speedskating stock photo - Shutterstock

06 Feb 2018    By Brad Stauffer

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.

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