Announcements

Wilson named national scorer for student teacher assessments

AUGUSTA, GA – For the past four years, Dr. Judi Wilson worked to ensure that Augusta University’s teacher candidates were ready when Georgia implemented edTPA education majors in Fall of 2015. EdTPA is the new pre-service teacher performance assessment developed by the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity. Wilson and the …

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Professor focuses on sport psychology, LGBTQ issues in sport

AUGUSTA, GA – As the makeup of the United States grows and changes over time, so will diversity in our sports programs grow and change. Dr. Hannah Bennett’s research is on the forefront of those changes, enhancing inclusivity and knocking down barriers. “Initially my research focused on the psychology of …

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Student group to host movie, discussion on bullying

AUGUSTA, GA. – Nearly one in five students in an average classroom experiences bullying in some way – either as a victim or a bystander. And the effects can last long into adulthood. To highlight the risks associated with bullying, Chi Sigma Iota will host a screening on the movie …

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College of Education student published in national journal

AUGUSTA, GA. Michelle Harrell has been immersed in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder since childhood. Her brother as well as both her children were all diagnosed with ADHD. In addition to medication, cognitive-behavioral therapies, and physical therapy, Harrell was able to help her children with a newer alternative treatment called nutritional …

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Students promote sweet idea to raise money for mental health education

AUGUSTA, GA – Students in the Augusta University College of Education’s Department of Counselor Education, Leadership and Research will raise money to promote mental health by celebrating Valentine’s Day through Candy Grams. For $3 (or two for $5), members of Chi Sigma Iota, the counseling honor society, will deliver a …

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Faculty will present at premier national research conference

(Above: AERA President Joyce E. King addresses the 2015 convention. Click to see more photos from AERA 2015)  AUGUSTA, GA. – Several faculty members from the Augusta University College of Education have been accepted as presenters for the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual conference in Washington, D.C., in April 2016. …

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