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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 December 17, 2014

December 17th, 2014, 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 TOYS FOR TOTS – Tuesday, December 23rd This is [&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

In Memoriam: Cecil D. Mercer, Ph.D., special education ‘giant’

December 11th, 2014, COE News

Cecil D. Mercer, a giant in his field during his 31 years (1974-2005) on the College of Education’s special education faculty, passed away at home on Nov. 21, 2014, after a long battle with Lyme disease. He was 71. In [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for December 10, 2014

December 10th, 2014, 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 Internship Orientation for Fall 2015 Interns – Thursday, December 11th [&hel ...Read More

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

December 8th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

The COE recently joined colleges across campus in honoring their new 50-year alumni, as members of the class of 1964 were inducted into the UF Alumni Association’s Grand Guard. Here is advice from some of the seven new COE Grand Guard inductees (pictured) who attended a luncheon at Norman Hall recently honoring their 50-year class. (November 2014) ...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

Counselor Ed Alum Credits College for Career Success

December 5th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

Cathy Hardage (MED & EDS '96, School Counseling & Guidance) credits the UF College of Education to her career success. (November 2014) ...Read More

Wednesday Update for December 3, 2014

December 3rd, 2014, 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 and FEA Holiday Workshop Tonight! Join ECC and [&hel ...Read More

Spotlight shines thrice on Prof. Pringle as top science teacher educator

November 4th, 2014, COE News

With three major awards in less than three months, UF COE associate professor Rose Pringle is solidifying her reputation as one of the top science teacher educators around. Over a recent six-week span, she received a regional award from the [&hel ...Read More

Dean Good named to elite Abu Dhabi teacher education panel

October 20th, 2014, COE News

UF College of Education Dean Glenn Good has been appointed to the blue-ribbon International Advisory Panel for the Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE), a teacher education and school development center affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Education Council. Good joins [&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

Alum presented with Teaching Excellence Award

October 15th, 2014, COE News

Lyle McKinney, a 2010 UF doctoral graduate in higher education administration, was recently awarded the University of Houston’s 2014 Teaching Excellence Award. McKinney is an assistant professor of higher education and faculty-in-residence at UH. This award isn’t McKinney’s first recognition [&hel ...Read More

Math educator grant aids ProTeach senior Rachel Andrews

October 13th, 2014, COE News

The Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics has given UF ProTeach senior Rachel Andrews a Lichtenberg Pre-service Educator Grant that will cover up to $500 of her costs when she attends the council’s fall conference in Palm Harbor. “Grants like [&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

ACA taps rising leaders from UF counselor education

October 2nd, 2014, COE News

Two up-and-coming leaders from the COE’s counselor education program—a faculty member and an alumni doctoral fellow—have assumed key leadership positions with the American Counseling Association (ACA). Jacqueline Swank, assistant professor in counselor education, has been elected president of the Association [&hel ...Read More

Statistics scholar fills ‘big data’ faculty posts at COE, new UF institute

September 10th, 2014, COE News

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—A  Harvard-trained statistical researcher and expert in online network modeling has filled one of the College of Education’s four faculty positions created in support of the University of Florida’s preeminence initiative to become one of the nation’s top 10 [&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

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