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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 27, 2016

April 27th, 2016, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for April 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

UF honors ed. finance faculty scholar for doctoral mentoring

April 26th, 2016, COE News

Professor R. Craig Wood is the college's latest winner of the UF Faculty Doctoral Mentoring Award for outstanding work with his graduate students, many of whom have won national honors for their dissertati ...Read More

Ed. leadership grad honored as UF Distinguished Alum

April 26th, 2016, COE News

Henry R. Boekhoff (MEd ’70, PhD ’78, ed. leadership) is widely recognized as a leader in the field of school finance and for his dedication to improve the quality of public education across Florida. Now, after four decades working behind the scenes [&hel ...Read More

UF Anderson Scholars program honors 17 ProTeach students–most ever!–plus 2 faculty mentors

April 21st, 2016, COE News

Seventeen COE ProTeach elementary education students have been named UF Anderson Scholars for their outstanding academic performances during their first two years at UF—the most education students to receive the award in recent memory. Two education faculty members—Mary Ann Nelson [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for April 20, 2016

April 20th, 2016, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for April 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

Anita Zucker Center co-director honored for leadership, impact on behavioral disorders

April 15th, 2016, COE News

Maureen Conroy, co-director of the University of Florida Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies, has received the 2016 Outstanding Leadership Award from the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders. CCBD, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, presents [&hel ...Read More

PKY instructor cited nationally as outstanding teacher-researcher

April 15th, 2016, COE News

Practitioner Scholars Ross Van Boven received his doctorate in curriculum and instruction, a program designed to prepare practitioner scholars. What is a practitioner scholar? A professional who brings theoretical, pedagogical and research expertise to help identify, frame and study educational [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for April 13, 2016

April 13th, 2016, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for April 13, 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

COE well represented at world’s largest education research meeting

April 6th, 2016, COE News

Dozens of faculty and graduate students will meet starting Friday, April 8 for the world's largest gathering of scholars to examine critical issues of education research and public pol ...Read More

UF recognizes COE’s Kumar for superior mentoring

March 21st, 2016, COE News

Twenty-five. That’s how many times Associate Professor Swapna Kumar returned the proposals and drafts Michael Kung had written for his dissertation. All of the careful editing and feedback illustrate how Kumar drives her students to achieve academic excellence. Kung said he [&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

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

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