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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.

Special ed. colleagues share national honor for teacher education achievements

March 2nd, 2015, COE News

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) honored University of Florida special education professors Mary Brownell and Paul Sindelar with its 2015 David G. Imig Award for distinguished achievement in teacher education on March 1 at the group’s annual [&hel ...Read More

Art Sandeen, student affairs icon, publishes eighth book

March 2nd, 2015, COE News

Arthur “Art” Sandeen’s 26 years as head of University of Florida student affairs and 14 years as a College of Education professor translate well into writing. Sandeen recently published his eighth book, “Making Change Happen in Student Affairs,” to share valuable [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for February 25, 2015

February 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 UF English Department Conference on Pedagogy and Film this [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for February 18, 2015

February 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 ECC Workshop TONIGHT! ECC will be holding our 2nd [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for February 11, 2015

February 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 Summer 2015 Study Abroad Interested in studying abroad this [&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

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

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

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 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