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Join us for a welcome celebration

Join the GRU Alumni Association and The Graduate School for a drop-in reception on Aug. 20 from 5-7 p.m. at the Alumni Center Ballroom on 15th Street. Celebrate the beginning of a new school year with great food and drinks, while catching up with classmates, colleagues and faculty. Dean Watsky will …

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Event to showcase global cuisine, support wounded warriors

AUGUSTA, GA – Join Georgia Regents University faculty, staff and students as we sample a medley of taste from around the globe at the Around the World luncheon and fundraiser on Aug. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Sanders Building Room 3801. Proceeds benefit the Scott Rigsby Foundation & Project …

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College of Education launches new sport coaching certificate

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Department of Kinesiology & Health Science in the Georgia Regents University College of Education now offers a graduate level credit certificate in Sport Coaching, which can be completed entirely online. “This certificate is unique,” said Dr. Steven Page, chair of the department. “There’s not another one …

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Teacher ed faculty publish research, reviews

Dr. Juan Walker’s book review, “Review of Essentials of middle and secondary social studies” is published in The Journal of Social Studies and Research. Click here to read the review: http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0885985X14000217. Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo has a third RTI publication for the year. Her paper, “Improving preservice teachers’ knowledge of response-to-intervention (RTI): …

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Barrow and Copenhaver talk civic engagement with students

Congressman John Barrow (above left) and Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver visited Dr. Drew Kemp’s Place-Based Education class to talk to students and answer their questions. Photo gallery follows story. AUGUSTA, GA. – The Georgia Regents University College of Education hosted Congressman John Barrow (D-Ga.), 12th Congressional District, Director Lynthia Ross Owens …

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IRC Tool Spotlight: World Lens

AUGUSTA, GA – Among the newest wave of apps released for Android and iOS devices is World Lens from Quest Visual, recently purchased by Google. The augmented reality program translates foreign languages in real time using the iPhone and Android smartphones’ built-in camera. “WorldLens is a game changer for schools with …

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Professor of Kinesiology presents ‘Coach’s Toolbox’ workshop

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Graeme Connolly, Professor of Kinesiology, recently presented a workshop at the National Coaching Conference June 18-20 in Washington, D.C. The presentation, “Team Sport Coaching: Learning from the Experts,” synthesized research conducted by prominent scholars in the field of sport pedagogy and coaching science. It reviewed interviews …

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GRU Instructional Resource Center debuts 3D printer

AUGUSTA, GA. – Hoping to spur educational innovation and creativity, the Georgia Regents University College of Education has added 3D printing technology to its Instructional Resource Center. The Maker Bot Replicator debuted on June 3. It uses plastic filament to build objects in layers – sometimes only microns thick – …

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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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Kinesiology department joins national organization

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science in the Georgia Regents University College of Education has joined the American Kinesiology Association. The American Kinesiology Association promotes and enhances kinesiology as a unified field of study and advances its many applications. AKA does this by advocating for kinesiology at national and international levels …

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