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20 Apr 2015    By UNL Today

DeLaRosa earns Fulbright ETA

Julia DeLaRosa, a secondary education Spanish major in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, is one of five UNL students to earn a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grant for 2015-16. The senior from Waco, Texas, who is graduating from CEHS with high distinction in May, will travel to Brazil for her ETA. Previously she has had study abroad experiences in Mexico, Costa Rica and Spain. Her activities at UNL include being an international student mentor, UNL Cultural Ambassador, and English tutor for Catholic Social Services.

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Jenelle Reeves

24 Feb 2015    By Brad Stauffer

TLTE's Reeves named 2015 Swanson Award recipient

Jenelle Reeves was once reluctant to pursue a career in teaching, but now she’s being recognized for her excellence in that very discipline. The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) has selected Reeves, associate professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, as the 2015 recipient of the Donald R. & Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence. She will be recognized at the All University Honors Convocation April 12 and at a college luncheon May 1.

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19 Feb 2015    By Brad Stauffer

Ian Hancock to speak on Romani discrimination, history

One of the world’s foremost scholars on Romani history and human rights issues is visiting the University of Nebraska-Lincoln March 16 to present a public lecture entitled “Gypsies vs. Roma: The Price of Identity.” Ian Hancock, professor of English, linguistics and Asian studies at the University of Texas-Austin, will present from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Colonial Room of the Nebraska Union on City Campus. Students, researchers and anyone interested in human rights/social justice issues are encouraged to attend.

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05 Feb 2015    

TLTE student wins math conference scholarship

Hayley Andersen, a CEHS senior from Pilger, Nebraska majoring in math education, has been selected to receive the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2015 Preservice Teacher Conference Scholarship. She will be attending the April NCTM conference in Boston. Less than a handful of students nationally are selected for this NCTM scholarship. Andersen submitted a paper that explores what it means for a teacher to make mathematics meaningful to their students and what the teacher's role is in doing so.

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30 Jan 2015    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS faculty expertise featured by NET and AERA

Faculty in CEHS have recently been tapped to share their expertise with a broader audience. NET Radio broadcast a story Jan. 30 about the Nebraska Department of Education’s decision to seek a federal waiver from the No Child Left Behind regulations. Educational Administration Department Chair Brent Cejda spoke with reporter Ben Bohall and was one of the voices used to explain why Nebraska, trailing most other states, is pursuing the waiver. Cejda also weighs in on the efficacy of the nation’s education policy and what the K-12 education community has learned from NCLB.

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08 Jan 2015    

CEHS online graduate education program ranked #5

In its annual ranking of online graduate education programs, the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is ranked fifth nationally by U.S. News and World Report. The ranking is up six spots from last year and applies to master’s in education degree programs.

U.S. News and World Report bases the rankings on several factors such as accreditation, admissions selectivity and academic and career support services. The number five ranking places UNL behind only Penn State (fourth) in the rankings among Big Ten institutions.

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10 Nov 2014    

Lewis (TLTE) to serve on national committee on preservice science teacher education

CEHS Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education assistant professor Beth Lewis has been appointed to the National Science Teachers Association's (NSTA) Committee for Preservice Science Teacher Education. Founded in 1944, the NSTA is the largest science teacher association in the world with 55,000 members.

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14 Oct 2014    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS graduate and student named Nebraska Teacher of the Year

Scottsbluff High School mathematics teacher Shelby Aaberg has been named Nebraska Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Department of Education. Aaberg earned his bachelor's degree in math education from CEHS and Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in 2004. He's currently a Ph.D. student in TLTE and advisee of Dr. Del Harnisch.

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19 Sep 2014    

Teaching for social justice workshop Oct. 4

A full day of learning on racial literacy and teaching for social justice is being hosted by the secondary English education program in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Teaching for Social Justice: Enhancing Communication, Improving  School Climate will be held at 105 Teachers College Hall.

The workshop is being supported by TLTE's University-wide Departmental Teaching Award, the Canary Fund and the Malaika Foundation. It is designed for the following audiences:

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