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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.

Special Thursday Edition – July 28, 2016

July 28th, 2016, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Thursday, July 28, 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 been received [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for July 20, 2016

July 20th, 2016, Student Services

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

COE alumna Stacy Ellis named new UF Baby Gator director

July 8th, 2016, COE News

After conducting a national search, the University of Florida has named a College of Education alumna as the new director of Baby Gator Child Development and Research Centers at UF. Deciding the best candidate was already on staff, the university [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for June 29, 2016

June 29th, 2016, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for June 29, 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 awarded $10M to personalize online math learning, including for vision-impaired students

June 27th, 2016, COE News

The UF College of Education is assembling top faculty researchers from multiple fields to seek solutions in two critical areas of 21st century education – personalizing online math instruction and adapting educational technology for students with visual impairments. The studies are [&hel ...Read More

20 states join UF’s sweeping reform effort to boost teaching of students with disabilities

June 23rd, 2016, COE News

The college's federally funded CEEDAR Center has selected the final five of 20 states that have joined together in a sweeping reform effort to vastly improve teaching and learning for students with disabilit ...Read More

New school director Holly Lane embraces tradition of ‘vigorous research’

June 23rd, 2016, COE News

The College of Education has appointed Holly Lane, associate professor of special education, as the new director of its School of Special Education, School Psychology and Early Childhood Studies. She succeeds Jean Crockett, who is leaving the post to resume her teaching and research responsibilities as a professor of special educa ...Read More

Nepali PhD candidate cited for promoting global engagement

June 12th, 2016, COE News

Doctoral candidate Uttam Gaulee, a native of Nepal, has scaled some impressive peaks as he has pursued a doctorate in higher education administration at the UF College of Educat ...Read More

Acclaimed scholars to participate in UF’s first International Teacher Leadership Conference

May 24th, 2016, COE News

Globally recognized scholars will participate in the college's international academic conference in Miami to explore the crucial role a new generation of “teacher leaders” can have in improving schoo ...Read More

Q & A with Kara Dawson on closing the ‘digital divide’

May 16th, 2016, COE News

Dawson took time to discuss her research and the ways incorporating technology and digital tools into traditional classrooms can help all types of learners to flou ...Read More

Dissertation proposal on police in schools earns Noble UF fellowship

May 9th, 2016, COE News

The bottom line: To move forward, we must look back. That’s the foundation for UF College of Education doctoral candidate Kenneth Noble’s award-winning dissertation proposal. The UF Center for Humanities and Public Sphere, which promotes and funds research programs of UF [&hel ...Read More

4 P.K. Yonge teachers named among Florida’s best ‘high impact teachers’

May 2nd, 2016, COE News

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked these highly ranked teachers at UF's P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School why they are succee ...Read More

School finance leader named 2016 Distinguished Alumnus

May 2nd, 2016, COE News

After four decades working behind the scenes at many Florida school districts, Henry Boekhoff is in the spotlight as the winner of the college's Distinguished Alumni Aw ...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

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

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

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

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