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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.

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

Canvas: Importing Files

July 22nd, 2014, Distance Learning (ETC)

Q: How can I import files? A: There are three ways. You can upload a single file or bulk upload several files. First create a folder containing files/other folders structured in a logical way.  Zip this file.  Upload the zipped [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for July 16, 2014

July 16th, 2014, Student Services

*Announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information newsletter can be sent to ronw@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided. Announcements  General Announcements Become a COE Student Ambassador! Are you looking to gain [&hel ...Read More

Teen traffic deaths inspire UF professors to write award-winning article, “A Science That Saves Lives’

July 9th, 2014, COE News

Griff Jones, a clinical associate professor of science education in the UF College of Education, knows only too well that the laws of physics apply to everyone. “I was a high school physics teacher, and I lost a lot of [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for July 9, 2014

July 9th, 2014, Student Services

*Announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information newsletter can be sent to ronw@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided. Announcements  General Announcements Become a COE Student Ambassador! Are you looking to gain [&hel ...Read More

UF alum Neuhard named president of FSCJ Kent campus

July 8th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

Ian Neuhard (Ed.D. ’13) will be the new president of the Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Kent campus beginning July ...Read More

UF alum Neuhard named president of FSCJ Kent campus

June 30th, 2014, COE News

Ian Neuhard (Ed.D. ’13) will be the new president of the Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Kent campus beginning July 14. Neuhard, who has served as dean of baccalaureate programs for the past seven years at Indian River State College [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for June 25, 2014

June 25th, 2014, Student Services

*Announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information newsletter can be sent to ronw@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided. Important Dates Degree Application Deadline – WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014, 5:00 p.m. – [&hel ...Read More

Ocala alumna honored as Florida’s top school principal

June 20th, 2014, COE News

EduGator alumna Jayne Ellspermann (MEd ’84, education leadership), the principal at West Port High School in Ocala, is Florida’s “Principal of the Year” according to the Florida Association of School Administrators (FASA). FASA singled out Ellspermann based on her rich [&hel ...Read More

Elementary Ed Alum Wins ISTE Technology Innovation Award

June 18th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

Caitlin McLemore (BAE '09 & MEd '10, Elementary Ed) was part of a team that won the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) SIGLIB (library special interest group) Technology Innovation Award for 2014. (June 2014) ...Read More

FATE has Timmons on presidential track

June 18th, 2014, COE News

Crystal Timmons, a UF professor-in-residence in the Duval County school district for the College of Education’s Lastinger Center for Learning, is the new president-elect of the Florida Association of Teacher Educators. Her one-year term as president-elect, starting in October, puts [&hel ...Read More

Alumna creates Tutoring Program for Children

June 17th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

A few years ago Kerri Saulnier (MEd ’97, Special Education), a teacher at The Schenck School in Atlanta, GA saw a need and filled it. In 2009, Saulnier founded the pro bono tutoring program, Schenck Helping Individuals in Need Excel (SHINE), for students with reading difficulties. (June 2014) < ...Read More

Early-childhood education scholars join UF Institute for Child Health Policy

June 13th, 2014, COE News

Patricia Snyder and Maureen Conroy, the director and co-director, respectively, of the UF Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies (based at the College of Education), have been named affiliate faculty members of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Child [&hel ...Read More

Phi Beta Kappa taps four ProTeach students

June 4th, 2014, COE News

Four COE students have been invited to join Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and best known academic society that recognizes outstanding academic achievement. Katherine Romero, Kate Logan and Kaitlin “Katie” Stults — all of whom are enrolled or formerly [&hel ...Read More

SPC honors EduGator alumna-donor Helen Gilbart

June 3rd, 2014, COE News

St. Petersburg College has honored UF College of Education alumna Helen Gilbart with its 2014 Outstanding Alumna Award. Gilbart graduated from St. Petersburg Junior College (renamed SPC in 2001 when it began offering baccalaureate degree programs) in 1964 with her [&hel ...Read More

New COE autism scholar will work with early childhood studies center

June 2nd, 2014, COE News

The University of Florida College of Education has appointed an emerging scholar of behavioral interventions for young children with autism and developmental disabilities to its faculty. Brian Reichow, assistant professor of community medicine and health care and research director of [&hel ...Read More

Spirt of Susan B. Anthony Award fit for a King

May 30th, 2014, COE News

The University of Florida Women’s Leadership Council has selected COE doctoral student Natalie King to receive this year’s Phyllis M. Meek Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Award, which recognizes a female student who promotes the rights and advancement of women [&hel ...Read More

New education technology professor to head UF Online Learning Institute

May 21st, 2014, COE News

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—The University of Florida College of Education has hired a leading authority on technology-based learning as a professor of education technology who will also head UF’s new Online Learning Institute, one of UF’s major preeminence initiatives. UF Education Dean [&hel ...Read More

Breast cancer doesn’t stop ed tech student from earning her doctorate

April 28th, 2014, COE News

Chemotherapy, a double mastectomy, reconstructive surgery and a regimen of pills to counteract the side effects of other prescriptions couldn’t stop Johanna “Jo” Kenney from earning her doctorate in education technology from UF while holding down a full-time job—in Texas. [&hel ...Read More