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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.

Ed. tech’s Ritzhaupt named distinguished alumnus by alma mater

February 8th, 2016, COE News

Award-winning UF education technology researcher Albert Ritzhaupt received the Valencia College Distinguished Alumni Award for his contributions to the ed. tech field. Ritzhaupt, who received his associate’s degree from Valencia in 2001, is an associate professor and coordinator of the [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for February 3, 2016

February 3rd, 2016, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for February 3, 2016 *Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has [&hel ...Read More

Special ed. alumni cited for early research success

February 2nd, 2016, COE News

A pair of College of Education alumni have been selected for prestigious national honors from the Council for Exceptional Children for their outstanding research. Brian Boyd won the 2016 Distinguished Early Career Research Award and recent graduate Elizabeth Bettini won [&hel ...Read More

Sampson to receive honorary degree in Finland

January 28th, 2016, Alumni & Giving

UF College of Education alumnus Jim Sampson was selected to receive an honorary degree from a leading educational university in Finland. ...Read More

Wednesday Update for January 27, 2016

January 27th, 2016, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for January 27, 2016 *Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has [&hel ...Read More

Education professor wins $1.2 million grant to lead UF team on 3-D paleontology technology project

January 26th, 2016, COE News

University of Florida educational technology researcher Pasha Antonenko is leading a team of UF scientists from multiple disciplines to create a novel curriculum for the middle and high school grades and assist paleontologists working on projects worldwide. The three-year, $1.2 [&hel ...Read More

UF doctoral student leads Florida elementary school with nation’s top-rated STEM program

January 25th, 2016, COE News

A UF College of Education Ph.D. candidate is in the national education spotlight for leading a Pinellas County elementary school honored for having the nation’s top U.S. STEM program. Kristy Moody, principal of Jamerson Elementary in Pinellas County, accepted the [&hel ...Read More

International group recognizes UF professor as year’s outstanding science teacher educator

January 21st, 2016, COE News

University of Florida education scholar Rose Pringle has been recognized as one of the world’s top science teacher educators after receiving an international award as 2015 Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year. The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for January 20, 2016

January 20th, 2016, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for January 20, 2016 *Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has [&hel ...Read More

Study explores impact of ‘active learning classroom’ design

January 19th, 2016, COE News

Inspired by the early impact of P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School’s new, state-of-the-art elementary wing, faculty researchers from PKY and the University of Florida are teaming up on pioneering studies into how school building design can influence and improve schooling for [&hel ...Read More

Associate Dean Adams honored for outstanding mentoring of minority PhD students

January 13th, 2016, COE News

Thomasenia Adam, science education professor and associate dean for research at UF’s College of Education, has received a statewide honor for outstanding mentoring of minority doctoral students.The award comes from the Florida Education Fund (FEF), a nonprofit organization that develops programs to [&hel ...Read More

UF researchers find high teacher attrition rates at charter schools

January 5th, 2016, COE News

Teacher Attrition UF College of Education researchers found that the in-year rate of teacher attrition is substantially higher at Florida charter schools than traditional public schools. Teachers at state charter schools have more than twice the within-year attrition rate of [&hel ...Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Dennis Gallon

December 14th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

Congratulations to Dr. Dennis Gallon (Ph.D ’75)! < ...Read More

Leite and Collier win best paper award

December 8th, 2015, COE News

A research paper by Associate Professor Walter Leite and doctoral candidate Zachary Collier won the most distinguished award in the Florida Educational Research Association’s annual advanced educational research paper competition. The College of Education scholars won for a methodological paper [&hel ...Read More

EduGators Making a Difference: Dr. Kathleen Farrand

October 27th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Farrand (MED ’06) on her new position at Arizona State University as an Assistant Professor! < ...Read More

Doctoral candidate awarded KDPi scholarship for second straight year

October 6th, 2015, COE News

Natalie Ridgewell, a doctoral candidate at the University of Florida College of Education, was recently awarded the prestigious international C. Glen Hass Laureate Scholarship for Instructional Leadership for the second straight year. Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education [&hel ...Read More

Collier receives McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

May 12th, 2015, COE News

The Florida Education Foundation has awarded COE doctoral candidate Zachary Collier a McKnight Doctoral Fellowship based on his academic achievements and promising future. Collier is a member of the UF Algebra Nation team at the COE’s Lastinger Center for Learning, [&hel ...Read More

NSF fellowship is just the latest achievement for UFTeach alum Xavier Monroe

April 22nd, 2015, COE News

Xavier J. Monroe, a 2013 UF graduate, belongs on a UFTeach student recruitment poster. And that’s even before he was awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship in STEM education and learning research recently from the National Science Foundation. While Monroe [&hel ...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

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