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Welcome to the EduGator News Stream–featuring ALL the latest news from ALL across the College, as the news breaks. To view Press Releases and other news categories separately, see menu links in left column.

Wednesday Update for March 25, 2015

March 25th, 2015, Student Services

*Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided Announcements General Announcements SAGE March Madness Social Event – Thursday, March 26th [&hel ...Read More

Service for Thomas Oakland set for March 28

March 24th, 2015, COE News

A Celebration of Life service for retired school psychology Professor Emeritus Thomas Oakland will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Gainesville. Everyone is welcome to attend and a reception will follow [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for March 18, 2015

March 18th, 2015, Student Services

*Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided Announcements General Announcements Informational Meeting – Education College Council On Thursday, March [&hel ...Read More

Elementary Ed Alum Awarded ‘Teacher of the Year’

March 13th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

Sharyn Genschmer (BAE ’93 & MED ’94, Elementary Ed) was awarded Teacher of the Year at Valley Intermediate School in Pelham, AL. (March 2015) ...Read More

Wednesday Update for March 11, 2015

March 11th, 2015, Student Services

*Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided Announcements General Announcements ECC Workshop TONIGHT! Join ECC for our workshop “Multiculturalism [&hel ...Read More

Kramer named co-director of Institute of Higher Education

March 9th, 2015, COE News

The University of Florida College of Education has named assistant professor of higher education Dennis Kramer to the new position of co-director of its UF Institute of Higher Education (IHE)—an appointment college officials say “further strengthens the institute’s commitment to [&hel ...Read More

Undergraduate Teacher of Year is model for aspiring teachers

March 4th, 2015, COE News

Put simply, Kristen Apraiz – recently named the COE’s Undergraduate Teacher of the Year — makes lasting impressions in the classroom. “After completing seven semesters at the University of Florida, [Dr. Apraiz] is one of the best professors I’ve ever [&hel ...Read More

Social Studies Education Alum Named District’s Top Teacher

February 5th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

David Fields, a 2008 M.Ed. graduate in social studies education, has been named the Clay County (Fla.) School District’s Teacher of the Year. ...Read More

Social studies ed. graduate named district’s top teacher

February 5th, 2015, COE News

David Fields, a 2008 M.Ed. graduate in social studies education, has been named the Clay County (Fla.) School District’s Teacher of the Year. Fields has been teaching advanced placement U.S. history and American government at Orange Park High School for the past [&hel ...Read More

Life’s a balancing act for COE student and former Gator All-America gymnast

February 4th, 2015, COE News

Just as she maintained perfect equipoise on the balance beam during a stellar career as a Florida Gator gymnast, UF elementary education master’s student Mackenzie Caquatto has remained centered as an athlete, big sister, teaching intern and role model. “Growing [&hel ...Read More

UF scholars program taps 7 ProTeach students, 3 faculty mentors

January 28th, 2015, COE News

Seven COE ProTeach undergraduates have been named UF Anderson Scholars for their outstanding academic performances, and three faculty members have been recognized for mentoring several of the honored students. Anderson Scholar certificates are given campuswide by the College of Liberal [&hel ...Read More

UF researchers call for immediate end to corporal punishment in all Florida schools

January 21st, 2015, COE News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A team of University of Florida researchers is calling for an immediate end to paddling students in all state public schools, citing its new study of classroom disciplinary trends that depicts corporal punishment as violent and outdated, [&hel ...Read More

Benedict joins growing list of special ed. students to win prestigious CEC research award

January 12th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

College of Education alumna Amber Benedict (PhD ‘14, Special Ed) will head for San Diego this spring to receive the prestigious Student Research Award for Qualitative Design from the Council for Exceptional Children’s Division for Research. (January 2015) ...Read More

Benedict joins growing list of special ed. students to win prestigious CEC research award

January 9th, 2015, COE News

College of Education alumna Amber Benedict (PhD ‘14, special education) will head for San Diego this spring to receive the prestigious Student Research Award for Qualitative Design from the Council for Exceptional Children’s Division for Research. The council is the world’s [&hel ...Read More

Spring 2015 Courses in Moodle and Canvas

January 2nd, 2015, Distance Learning (ETC)

For the following two semesters (Spring 2015, Summer 2015), the College of Education will be running both Moodle and Canvas online course sites concurrently.  This means that some of your courses may appear in either or both of the online [&hel ...Read More

Higher ed. alumna joins college administration in Jamaica

December 12th, 2014, COE News

UF higher education administration alumna Zaria Malcolm (PhD ’11) was recently appointed vice principal of academic affairs and institutional advancement at Excelsior Community College in Kingston, Jamaica. Malcolm, a native of Jamaica, earned her doctorate at UF with a concentration [&hel ...Read More

Incentive grant boosts ed. tech professor’s research merging education and neuroscience

October 15th, 2014, COE News

Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko has received the College of Education’s 2014-15 College Research Incentive Fund (CRIF) grant which will help the education technology faculty member conduct cutting-edge research on the neurological dynamics of individuals during group problem-solving activities. “Working with others [&hel ...Read More

Alumna makes lead gift for $10M early childhood initiative

October 11th, 2014, COE News

Anita Zucker, a passionate advocate of early childhood education, will provide a leadership gift of $5 million to bolster a comprehensive initiative at the University of Florida focused on optimizing early childhood development and learning experiences. Zucker’s gift – the [&hel ...Read More

Canvas: Best Practices

July 22nd, 2014, Distance Learning (ETC)

Q: Where can I find guides for Best Practice or copyright? A: Head to teach.ufl.edu.  From there, hover over the Instructional Resources menu to view options for the UF Standards and Markers of Excellence or Copyright gu ...Read More

Canvas: Adding Files at a User-Level

July 22nd, 2014, Distance Learning (ETC)

Q: How do I add files at a user-level versus at a course-level?  Why would I want to? A: Adding files at a user-level allows you to access the same file across courses without having to re-upload it in each [&hel ...Read More