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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 April 16, 2014

April 23rd, 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 Internship Orientation for Spring 2015 Interns – Thursday, April 24, 2014 [&hel ...Read More

UF honors COE graduate Willis Holcombe with 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award

April 15th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

UF College of Education graduate Willis Holcombe, who has provided a lifetime of illustrious service to his country and to Florida’s higher education systen, received the 2014 UF Distinguished Alumnus Award during the COE’s annual Recognition Banquet held April 11 at the UF Hilton. ...Read More

UF honors COE graduate Willis Holcombe with 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award

April 15th, 2014, COE News

UF College of Education graduate Willis Holcombe, who has provided a lifetime of illustrious service to his country and to Florida’s higher education systen, received the 2014 UF Distinguished Alumnus Award during the COE’s annual Recognition Banquet held April 11 [&hel ...Read More

Research and engaged scholarship: innovations in STEM education reform

April 14th, 2014, COE News

UF College of Education faculty and their graduate students are aggressively pursuing vital research, crossing multiple disciplines, that is making a dramatic impact on teacher preparation, teacher practice and student learning in the vital STEM disciplines–science, technology, engineering and mathematics. [&hel ...Read More

School psychology alum receives Outstanding Graduate Leadership Award

April 11th, 2014, COE News

Jason Gallant, who earned his master’s and doctorate degrees in school psychology from UF’s College of Education, has been given the college’s 2014 Outstanding Graduate Leadership Award. Among numerous achievements, he was recognized for tripling the number of families served [&hel ...Read More

Five graduating students honored for outstanding achievement

April 11th, 2014, COE News

Five UF College of Education students – two in graduate school and three undergrads — have been honored for their academic and professional achievements as part of the COE’s 2014 Recognition Banquet. The annual event was held April 11 at [&hel ...Read More

School psychology alum receives Outstanding Graduate Leadership Award

April 11th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

Jason Gallant, who earned his master’s and doctorate degrees in school psychology from UF’s College of Education, has been given the college’s 2014 Outstanding Graduate Leadership Award. ...Read More

Wednesday Update for April 9, 2014

April 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 Internship Orientation for Spring 2015 Interns – Thursday, April [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for March 26, 2014

March 26th, 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 Interviewing and Marketing Yourself for Teaching Positions – [&hel ...Read More

UF education researchers out in force at massive AERA meeting

March 21st, 2014, COE News

(Click here for PDF listing of UFCOE presentations) For years, the massive annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association has been a hotbed of the latest research and new ideas about teaching-and-learning practices and policies. This year, nearly 70 [&hel ...Read More

International group honors Special Ed researcher for 2nd straight year

March 21st, 2014, COE News

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—For the second consecutive year, University of Florida special education professor Mary Brownell has been chosen to receive a top honor from the Council for Exceptional Children, the world’s largest advocacy organization for students with special needs. Brownell will [&hel ...Read More

Ed Tech Alumna Chairs NACADA Commission

March 18th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

Melissa Johnson (PhD ’12, Education Technology) is the new chair of the Advising High Achieving Students Commission of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). (March 2014) ...Read More

Young Alum honoree named to state education post

February 26th, 2014, COE News

UF College of Education alumnus Brian Dassler (MEd ‘02, English Education) has been named the Florida Department of Education’s deputy chancellor of education quality for the Division of K 12 Public Schools. Dassler received the college’s Young Alumni Award two [&hel ...Read More

UF Anderson Scholars program taps 5 COE students, 3 faculty mentors

February 5th, 2014, COE News

Five UF College of Education undergraduate students – all elementary education majors – have been named Anderson Scholars as a result of their high academic achievement, and three COE faculty members were honored for their mentorship. The honored students are [&hel ...Read More

7-year study aims to boost teaching of state’s English language learners

January 23rd, 2014, COE News

After $1 million, six years, and data from more than 24,000 elementary school teachers and 72,000 students, three University of Florida education researchers are close to completing a project that could transform the way teachers-in-training prepare to teach Florida schoolchildren [&hel ...Read More

Art Sandeen, student affairs icon, honored as Distinguished Pillar in student personnel

December 16th, 2013, COE News

In Arthur “Art” Sandeen’s 26 years as head of UF student affairs and 14 years as a College of Education professor, his love and advocacy of students gave the university community a friend and leader they knew they could count [&hel ...Read More

ESOL ed alumnus named ‘Top 40 Innovator’ in digital education

November 19th, 2013, COE News

James May, a “double EduGator” with two advanced degrees from UF’s College of Education, was named one of this year’s Top 40 Innovators in Education by the national Center for Digital Education.  The center is a national research and advisory [&hel ...Read More

Moodle Improvements and Spring 2013

October 24th, 2012, Distance Learning (ETC)

Moodle Improvements You may have noticed that Moodle looks a bit different.  We have added some new features to assist faculty with the management of their courses including: An increase in the display width of all of the Moodle Pages [&hel ...Read More

Spring 2013 Online Courses Posted

October 22nd, 2012, Distance Learning (ETC)

Spring 2013 online courses are now available to view both through the UF Office of the University Registrar Course Listings page and the College of Education website: http://education.ufl.edu/distance-learning/courses-and-registration/current-courses-2/ Advance registration begins on Oct. 29th, so please start considering courses in [&hel ...Read More

Fall 2012 Classes Begin

August 22nd, 2012, Distance Learning (ETC)

Welcome to the start of a new semester! Current Online Courses All 16 week online and blended courses  are open and available in Moodle for the fall full semester. All 8 week online courses will not be visible or available [&hel ...Read More