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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.

Professor emerita of counselor ed. named ACA Fellow

January 29th, 2015, COE News

The world’s largest nonprofit organization representing professional counselors has awarded College of Education professor emerita Mary Ann Clark with one of its highest honors. Clark, a full-time UF faculty member in counselor education from 2000-2014, will be inducted as an American [&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

Wednesday Update for January 28, 2015

January 28th, 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 ELEMENTARY, SITE, & SPECIAL ED FULL-TIME INTERNS — Wednesday, January [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for January 21, 2015

January 21st, 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 Kappa Delta Pi (KDPi) – Deadline TODAY, January 21st [&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public schools, citing its new study of classroom disciplinary trends that depicts corporal punishment as violent and outdated, [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for January 14, 2015

January 14th, 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 ~ Wednesday, January 14th! Join ECC [&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

2014 Distinguished Educators

January 5th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

Congratulations to our 2014 UF Distinguished Educators! The Educators were recognized at the University of Florida's Commencement on Saturday, December 20th. ...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 17th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

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 in qualitative research methodology. (December 20 ...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

Statistics Ed. doctoral student selected as CADRE fellow

December 12th, 2014, COE News

Douglas Whitaker, a UF doctoral fellow in statistics education, is one of 10 recipients selected as a 2014-15 fellow for the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), a collaboration between the National Science Foundation and the non-profit Education [&hel ...Read More

50-year EduGator alums offer advice for today’s students

December 5th, 2014, COE News

What advice would UF College of Education alumni who graduated exactly a half-century ago–from the class of 1964–give to today’s education students? The COE recently joined colleges across campus in honoring their new 50-year alumni, as members of the class of 1964 were inducted [&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