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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.

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

Wednesday Update for September 10, 2014

September 10th, 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 ELEMENTARY, EARLY CHILDHOOD, & SPECIAL ED FULL-TIME INTERNS Professional Orientation [&hel ...Read More

Alum Is New Director of FJCC

September 4th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

Stephen Masyada (MEd ’02, Social Studies Ed & PhD ’13, Curriculum & Instruction) became the Director of the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship in August 2014. ...Read More

Wednesday Update for September 3, 2014

September 3rd, 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 STUDENT TEACHING APPLICATION DEADLINE SPRING 2015 If you are completing [&hel ...Read More

Higher Ed Alum Is New President of PCC’s Desert Vista Campus

August 27th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

Dr. Morgan Phillips (EDS '00 & EDD '02, Higher Ed. Admin) is the new president of Pima Community College's Dessert Vista Campus in Tucson, AZ. (August 2014) ...Read More

Wednesday Update for August 27, 2014

August 27th, 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 Fall 2014 Degree Application If you will be completing you [&hel ...Read More

Kumar’s online learning article makes ‘journalistic’ history

August 20th, 2014, COE News

Swapna Kumar, a clinical assistant professor of educational technology at the College of Education, has added another published article to her CV — but this one comes with a bit of history. Kumar’s “Quality Considerations in the Design and Implementation [&hel ...Read More

Ed. psychology scholar awarded prestigious UF Research Foundation Professorship

July 29th, 2014, COE News

UF COE education psychology scholar David Therriault is happier about his research being recognized than he is about any personal accolades that result from his studies. “Learning about learning is very important to me, so I’m just proud that something [&hel ...Read More

Second Preeminence Professor appointed in early childhood studies

July 29th, 2014, COE News

The University of Florida College of Education has filled its second Preeminence faculty position in early childhood studies, appointing Mary McLean, an endowed professor in early childhood education and director of the Early Childhood Research Center at the University of [&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

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

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

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

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

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