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16 Sep 2011    

Emergentics workshop October 7, 2011

The Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies and the College of Education and Human Sciences are pleased to host  “A Meeting of the Minds” seminar based on Emergenetics®. Our presenter is Dr. Geil Browning who is CEO and Owner of Emergenetics and uses her brain-based teaching philosophy to help educators and parents understand how elementary- and high school-aged children learn.

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15 Sep 2011    

Rural Education Research Center to host professional development expert

The CEHS-housed National Center for Research on Rural Education (R²Ed) will continue its Creating Rural Connections Speaker Series when it hosts an October presentation from Dr. Cathy Cavanaugh, an associate professor of educational technology at the University of Florida’s School of Teaching and Learning.

Cavanaugh will present “Evidence-Based Practices for Online Teacher Professional Development” Oct. 3 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Room 212 of the Nebraska Union’s Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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09 Sep 2011    

Technology EDGE conference October 15, 2011

CEHS is pleased to announce the first Technology Education in Digital and Global Environments.

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06 Sep 2011    

CEHS first-year teacher highlighted on first day of teaching

"Elizabeth James is a first-year, first-grade teacher, so naturally we spent the day with her on her first day of school at Elliott Elementary School, 225 S. 25th St.

She balanced nerves with preparedness and unexpected situations with adaptiveness to have a successful first day. Watch the video to hear her talk about the details of day 1."

 

News story and photo provided by Lincoln Public Schools.

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31 Aug 2011    

Creswell, Plano Clark among scholars contributing to NIH best practices for research

The National Institutes of Health today released recommendations for best practices for scientists conducting mixed methods health research. Mixed methods research combines the strengths of quantitative research and qualitative research. Despite the increased interest in mixed methods research in health fields and at NIH, prior to this report, limited guidance was available to help scientists develop applications for NIH funding that featured mixed methods designs, nor was there guidance for the reviewers at NIH who assess the quality of these applications.

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23 Aug 2011    

Undergraduate students welcomed back with special event Thursday, September 8, 2011

Undergraduate students will be welcomed back at a special event Thursday, September 8, 5 to 6:30 pm.  The CEHS fall welcome event is a great opportunity to meet new freshmen and transfer students enrolled. The festivities will take place on September 8 at the field near the Kauffman Center, across Vine Street from Henzlik Hall. Food, fun and Husker spirit will be the order of the evening including a football obstacle course, a frozen t-shirt competition, opportunities to interact with students and more.

Everyone is asked to wear casual Husker attire.

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23 Aug 2011    

New graduate student welcome planned for Friday, September 9, 2011

New CEHS graduate students will be welcomed at a special event Friday, September 9, 2011, 4 t0 5 pm.

All faculty and graduate students are encouraged to join us at 4:00 pm in the Buros Library for treats, faculty introductions and an opportunity to meet the newest members of our graduate programs. If you have a new advisee it would be most welcoming if you would personally invite him or her to join you at the reception.

In previous years students have expressed appreciatiation for the chance to meet students and faculty from across the college early in their CEHS program.

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22 Aug 2011    

CEHS welcomes start of new academic year

CEHS hosted a breakfast meeting, attended by 200 faculty and staff, to celebrate a new year and review progress and opportunities. While UNL's move into the Big 10 signals major new opportunities for growth and collaboration, Dean Kostelnik highlighted CEHS accomplishments over the past year.

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22 Aug 2011    

Portnoy receives Fulbright, will teach in China

Robert “Bob” Portnoy has received a Fulbright award to teach in China during the 2011-2012 academic year. Portnoy is director of Counseling and Psychological Services at the University Health Center and professor of educational psychology.

Portnoy will teach courses and give lectures in psychology. He will focus on decreasing stigma and increasing access to mental health services in Chinese higher education. Portnoy will be based at Nanjing University in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. He will also give lectures at other universities throughout China.

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22 Aug 2011    

Call for Proposals: Hong Kong travel award

Overview: Funding will be awarded through a College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) International Seed Grant to present a research paper at the Student Research Conference at the University of Hong Kong, to experience Chinese culture, and to share the experience with the CEHS community.

Who is Eligible: CEHS graduate students who are first authors on a research proposal.

Award: Round trip airfare from Nebraska to Hong Kong, round trip transportation between airport and hotel, six nights lodging (double occupancy), and two meals per day while in Hong Kong.

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