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USDOE Proposes New Regulations to Strengthen Teacher Preparation

The US Department of Education has announced proposed regulations to help ensure teacher training programs are effectively preparing educators.

Among the new regulations are changes to the eligibility requirements for TEACH Grants. The USDOE currently allocates about $100 million each year in TEACH Grants awarded to aspiring teachers who agree to teach at high-need schools after graduation. Read More…

Submitted Projects for November 2014

Best wishes to Pasha Antonenko, Bruce MacFadden, Aaron Wood, and Corey Toler-Franklin for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Thomas Dana and Daniel McCoy for their proposal to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; and Mary McLean for her proposal to the U.S. Department of Education.

For more details about these proposals, see the table online. Read More…

NSB Releases New and Updated Resource on STEM Education, Workforce

Users can explore trends spanning pre-K through careers.

The National Science Board (NSB) has released an interactive, online STEM Education Resource featuring new and updated data and graphics about STEM education and workforce in the United States and providing facts on topics such as student proficiency, college degrees in STEM fields, and jobs in science-related occupations. Read More…

Research Event in November: Advances in Single-Subject Design Research Summit

Faculty and doctoral students in the College of Education and across the university are invited to attend the first Advances in Single-Subject Design Research Summit at the University of Florida.

The event will be held on Monday, November 17 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Terrace Room in the College of Education. The event can accommodate 35 people, so please RSVP Rosie Connolly by Wednesday, November 12: rconnolly@coe.ufl.edu

This event will be a hands-on workshop focused on advancing attendees proficiency and skill applying effect sizes to single-subject design research. Drs. Tim Lewis, Kimberly Vannest, and Nicholas Gage, who bring a wealth of practical and technical experience in single-subject design research, will lead the summit. Read More…

Awarded Projects for October 2014

Congratulations to Lynda Hayes for her award from the Florida Department of Education; Marisa Stukey and Ashley Pennypacker-Hill for their award from the Florida Department of Education; and Donald Pemberton for his award from the Madison for Educational Consultancy, LLC.

For more details about these awards, see the table online. Read More…

Submitted Projects for October 2014

Best wishes to Pasha Antonenko and Carole Beal for their proposal to the National Institutes of Health; David Julian and Pasha Antonenko for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Ivan Mutis and Pasha Antonenko for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Kent Crippen, Julie Boker, Bruce MacFadden, and Cheryl McLaughlin for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Danling Fu and Jing Zhang Paul for their proposal to the National Security Agency; and Timothy Jacobbe for his subcontract to Loyola Marymount University.

For more details about these proposals, see the table online. Read More…

Research Computing Faculty Brochure 2014

UF Research Computing has released its Research Computing Faculty Brochure 2014 highlighting the infrastructure, facilities, and staff resources available to support externally funded research at UF. UF Research Computing provides the means to compete for research funding and to collaborate with peers nationally and internationally in support of high-impact research. UF Research Computing is currently supporting $339 million in externally funded projects. Read More…

OER and Coordinated Services Post Award Open House

You are invited to attend the OER and Coordinated Services Post Award Open House, Wednesday, October 15 from 2 pm – 4 pm in Norman Hall rooms 124 and 125. We will have a drawing for two iPads: one for faculty and one for staff. Please bring a business card for your entry. Refreshments and cookies will be served. We look forward to seeing you there! Read More…

Save the Date: Research Event in November

Advances in Single-Subject Design Research Summit

Faculty and doctoral students in the College of Education and across the university are invited to attend the first Advances in Single-Subject Design Research Summit at the University of Florida. This event will be a hands-on workshop focused on advancing attendees proficiency and skill applying effect sizes to single-subject design research. Read More…

Awarded Projects for September 2014

Congratulations to Michael Bowie and Nancy Waldron for their award from the Florida Department of Education; Mary Brownell, Paul Sindelar, and Erica McCray for their award from the U.S. Department of Education; Magdalena Castaneda for her award from Miami-Dade County Public Schools; Thomas Dana for his award from Sabreliner Aviation; Alice Kay Emery for her award from the Florida Department of Education; David Miller for his award from the Veteran’s Administration; Donald Pemberton for his award from the Florida Office of Early Learning; and Sylvia Boynton for her award from the Alachua County School Board.

For more details about these awards, see the table online. Read More…

Submitted Projects for September 2014

Best wishes to Donald Pemberton for his proposals to the Florida Office of Early Learning and Madison for Educational Consultancy, LLC; Lisa Clemons for her proposal to the Florida Department of Education; David Miller for his proposal to the Veteran’s Administration; Christy Gabbard and Julie Henderson for their proposal to the Florida Department of Education; Dennis Kramer for his proposal to the American Educational Research Association; Carole Beal for her IES subcontract to the University of Arizona; Nicholas Gage for his subcontract to the University of Connecticut; Patricia Snyder for her subcontract to the University of Vermont; and Daniela Oliveira, Pavlo Antonenko, and Richard Newman for their proposal to the National Science Foundation.

For more details about these proposals, see the table online. Read More…