Research

Education students present research at international conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Three GRU College of Education students recently presented their research at the International Literacy Association’s annual conference in St. Louis, Mo. The students – Adam Aldridge, Eriq Hearn, and Alexis Wren – are all enrolled in the university’s  I.M.A.T. program and two are PRESTIGE scholars. The ILA, a …

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College faculty share research findings, publish articles

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Graeme Connolly had his presentation, “The Coaching Approach of a Successful High School Softball Coach,” accepted for the 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America Southern District Convention to be held Feb. 18-21 in Atlanta. The presentation is part of a larger research study called The …

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GRU professor fights violence, human trafficking

AUGUSTA, GA – Estimates say that up to two million people across the globe are forced into human trafficking rings each year. The majority of these are young women. In Belize, a small country of only 350,000 people on the Caribbean coast of Central America, the threat of human trafficking …

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Faculty research focus of new College of Education colloquium

AUGUSTA, GA. – The first College of Education Research Colloquium will meet Oct. 2. Faculty from the departments of Counselor Education, Leadership & Research, Kinesiology & Health Science and Teacher Education will present their ongoing and completed research at 2 p.m. in University Hall, Room 356. All GRU faculty and …

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College faculty, staff share research results, promote scholarship

Drs. Paula Dohoney, Gordon Eisenman, Beth Pendergraft and Judi Wilson attended the Transforming Educator Preparation (TEP) Conference in Atlanta on Sept. 2-4. Dr. Judi Wilson was an invited speaker at the 7th Annual State of Education Conference at the University of Georgia on Sept. 18. She presented “PreK-16 Partnerships for New …

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Teacher Education and Kinesiology faculty publish joint research

“Current Issues in Middle Level Education” published a research article by Drs. Susan Edwards, Drew Kemp and Steven Page called, “The middle school philosophy:  Do we practice what we preach or do we preach something different?” Click here to read the article. Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo presented a paper, “Using evidence-based reading activities …

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Literacy Summit releases program

The GRU Literacy Center, in partnership with the CSRA Reading Council, will host the Literacy Summer Summit June 12-14 on the Summerville campus of Georgia Regents University. The program – including a list of available Professional Learning Units – is now available. Click here to view the program. Open to …

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Counselor Education faculty host workshops, publish research

Dr. Lurelia Hardy and Dr. Paulette Harris presented a paper along with Dr. Andrew Kemp from Teacher Education at the Eastern Education Research Conference, Feb 19-22, 2014 in Jacksonville, Fla. Dr. Hardy and Dr. Harris held an Adult Financial Literacy Workshop at the GRU Literacy Center’s White – Jenkins Elementary School …

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