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29 Jan 2018    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS global course proposals earn NU startup grants

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has landed two successful applications in the University of Nebraska’s “Global Perspectives in the Curriculum” funding competition. Courses proposed by faculty members in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) and in Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS) were selected for $5,000 development grants. The courses were designed, in part, to respond to the college’s “grand challenge” focus on immigrant, migrant and multi-cultural populations.

TLTE course

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23 Jan 2018    

TLTE grad students and professor help Lincoln High earn School of Opportunity recognition

When the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) at the University of Colorado Boulder announced this week that Lincoln High School was one of eight new gold level Schools of Opportunity, Ted Hamann and his graduate students in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education took some special pride.

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Eckerson and Staples-Farmer named Practice Fellows.

11 Jan 2018    

LPS teachers help pilot TLTE Practice Fellows program

New classes were not the only thing that started up this week at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) began piloting its new Practice Fellows program. The idea of practice fellows is to find excellent K-12 educators with advanced credentials who bring their practice expertise to campus. The initial fellows are Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) educators Janet Eckerson (Lincoln High School) and Sarah Staples-Farmer (Lincoln East High School), who will continue to be K-12 teachers as they also serve the university.

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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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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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20 Nov 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due Dec. 18

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

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06 Nov 2017    

Raible receives Multicultural Educator of the Year Award

John Raible, professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, was presented with the G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator Award, Nov. 4, 2017, by the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). Raible received the honor at the 27th Annual International NAME Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

To be considered for the award, educators must show the following evidence in their teaching:

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Guy Trainin (back left), TLTE professor and graduate chair, meets with his doctoral student Aiqing Yu (back right) and two faculty members from Beihang University: Jia Lu (front left) and Xiaoqi Zheng (front right), dean.

31 Oct 2017    

Beihang University faculty on learning, outreach visit

The College of Education and Human Sciences and the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) hosted seven faculty from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Beihang University Oct. 29-Nov. 2. The educators from Beijing, China came to Nebraska to learn about graduate programs in education and to better understand the research focus of the department.

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26 Oct 2017    By Brad Stauffer

German Fulbright students heading home

Twelve German education students will return to Germany Oct. 28 after a two-week visit learning about education in Nebraska and the United States. CEHS served as host. The visit is sponsored by the German-American Fulbright Commission. The video below captures some of the activities and insights of hte group.

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26 Sep 2017    

Resume/cover letter review hosted by Advising Center

The College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Advising Center will be hosting a resume/cover letter review day for CEHS undergraduate students on Oct. 10. Students may drop by the Hub in Henzlik Hall between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a 15-minute resume/cover letter critique by qualified Career Services advisors.

“This is a great opportunity for CEHS students to prepare for internships, practicum, student teaching and graduation,” said Dallas Doane, a Student Affairs graduate student in the Academic Advising Center who is coordinating the event.

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