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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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Graduate students propose strategies to curb bullying

From L-R: Kamela Perry, Dr. Rebecca Harper, Amanda Bannister, Meaghan Laine Elam, and Nicole Carpenter. AUGUSTA, GA. – Four GRU College of Education students recently presented research with Dr. Rebecca Harper, after their work was accepted for a round table session at the 38th annual conference of the Georgia Educational …

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Kinesiology shares enrollment and research success

L-R: Alex Walker, Dr. Graeme Connolly, and Gina Zagarella. AUGUSTA, GA. – Enrollment in the Department of Kinesiology has exceeded previous levels, according to Chair Steven Page. He reports that 315 students have joined the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and the Bachelor of Education in Health & Physical Education …

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Faculty boast success in Department of Teacher Education

AUGUSTA, GA. – COE Faculty in the Department of Teacher Education have been active in research and professional organizations. Dr. Susan Edwards gave two presentations at the national conference of the Association for Middle Level Educators in Minneapolis, Minn., in November. She presented “Purposeful discussions in middle grades education classrooms:  Requiring …

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