Chuming Wang, president of the Chinese Society of Second Language Research and professor of English at the National Research Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, will deliver a university wide lecture entitled “Context and Language Transfer” from 4–5 p.m., Nov. 5, 2015 in Othmer Hall, Room 105. The lecture, sponsored by UNL's Confucius Institute and the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, will be followed by a reception to which all are invited to meet Dr. Wang.
A three-year, $799,890 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) will be used to help meet the growing need for high school and middle school science teachers. The Phase II Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship grant will provide scholarships for qualifying graduate students to participate in UNL’s Master of Arts with emphasis in science teaching (MAst) program. The 14-month program prepares students to teach middle and high school science.
Responding to changing demographics and a growing population of young at-risk children, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced a strategic initiative to strengthen support for early childhood development in Nebraska.
Chancellor Harvey Perlman, Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences Marjorie Kostelnik, Lt. Gov. Mike Foley and others shared the plans at the Van Brunt Visitors Center.
In a globalization era, what constitutes “global competencies” in education? What understandings and professional skills will nurture educators' innovative growth and enhance student learning? Supported, in part, by a generous Humanities Nebraska grant, a cross-institutional professional development experience will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19 at Henzlik Hall on UNL's City Campus.
Research has many different purposes, but one of its highest callings is to influence public policy. For the impact his anthropological research has had on public education policy in Mexico, UNL Professor Ted Hamann has been honored with the 2015 Anthropology in Public Policy (AIPP) Award from the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Hamann was notified of the honor June 4 and will be formally recognized at the AAA annual meeting in November in Denver.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is one of the best places in the United States for education and teacher professional development in critical languages. If you don’t believe it, just ask Professor Ali Moeller. Moeller, a professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences, is co-director (along with graduate student Sheri Hurlbut) of UNL’s STARTALK language immersion programs, which have been funded through STARTALK for the past four years.
More than 200 middle school students—all English language learners (ELLs)—spent the day on the UNL campus Thursday, April 23, for UNL’s first ELL Day. The event celebrated the work ELL students have been doing in their classrooms all semester and gave elementary and secondary English education majors at UNL a chance to gain experience working with an underserved student population.
Cassie Seiboldt graduated from Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education last May and has been teaching mathematics to students at Lincoln Northeast High School. Like all TLTE graduates, she was taught that teaching is a profession that requires you to continuously hone your skills and that it's important to seek new and better ways to reach students. In April she was notified that she has been selected for a prestigious Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowship.
CEHS’s Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) will host UNL’s first English Language Learners (ELLs) Day on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The event will bring more than 200 Lincoln Public Schools middle school ELL students to the UNL campus and will give more than 100 elementary education and secondary English education majors the opportunity to work directly with this underserved population.