Teacher Education

Teacher Ed faculty present research, work for grants

Dr. Stacie Pettit published research in the Spring 2014 edition of “Sunshine State TESOL Journal.” The paper is called “Middle School Mathematics Teachers’ Beliefs about ELLs in Mainstream Classrooms.” Click here to read the article, which begins on page 25. “The Journal of Social Studies Research” accepted Dr. Juan Walker‘s …

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College of Education honored by Georgia Senate, House

(Above, L-R: Associate Dean Paula Dohoney, Karen Jones, Lindsey McWhorter, Grier Hargrove, Dr. Stacie Pettit, Emily Usry, Sean Matthews, Justin Foster and Dean Cindi Chance in the Capitol building. More photos follow the story below.) AUGUSTA, Ga. – Students at the Georgia Regents University College of Education made their first …

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Yamaguchi research published in Thai cultural research magazine

The East Asia Academic Cooperation Council (EACC) of Thailand has published “Developing Global Citizens with a Global Perspective” by Dr. Misato Yamaguchi in the December 2013 issue of “EACC Magazine.” The article was originally published in “SanSaeng” (“Living Together”), a journal of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Centre of Education …

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Instructional Resource Center to host workshops

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Georgia Regents University Instructional Resource Center will host several workshops in January to aid GRU faculty, staff and students in integrating technology into classroom instruction, improving presentations and implementing new technological resources. Introduction to ActivInspire – Jan. 14, 2:30-3:35 p.m. in University Hall Room 250. Introduction …

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GRU College of Education offers new employment opportunities

The following positions are now open: Counselor Education (Associate / Assistant Professor) Exercise Physiology (Associate / Assistant Professor) Exercise Physiology (Associate / Assistant Professor) Nutrition (Associate / Assistant Professor) Curriculum Study / Theory (Associate / Assistant Professor) Curriculum and Instruction / Emphasis in Pedagogy (Associate / Assistant Professor) More information …

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Yamaguchi awarded grant for research presentation

Dr. Misato Yamaguchi, Professor of Education at Georgia Regents University, was awarded a $500 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning grant to give two presentations at the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference in St. Louis, Mo. Her paper, “Online Autobiographies and Discussions in Global/Multicultural Education: Creating a Safe …

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Edwards wins grant for Middle Level Education Conference

Dr. Susan Edwards, Professor in Teacher Education and Program Coordinator for Middle Grades Education, earned a $500 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning grant to present two sessions at the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) annual conference in Minneapolis, Minn.  The grant was sponsored by the GRU Office of Faculty …

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Pettit awarded grant for ‘To Tweet or Not to Tweet’

Dr. Stacie Pettit, Professor in Teacher Education, was awarded a $500 grant to present “To Tweet or Not to Tweet” at the National Evaluation Institute CREATE Conference. The presentation explored the effects of using social media with university education students by discussing in what ways professors use social media in …

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Two GRU alumni win New Teacher grants

Above left photo, Adrienne Mundy McKnight (R) stands with Dr. Susan Edwards (L). She teaches social studies at Langford Middle School in Richmond County. Edwards is the middle grades program coordinator. Above right photo, Michael Garrison (L) teaches science at Columbia Middle School in Columbia County. The two GRU alums …

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