Former faculty, alumni fund fellowships

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Five students in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling recently received fellowships fellowships gifted to the department by previous faculty members and alumni. The Barbara J. Edwards Special Education Fellowship was awarded to Mark Samudre, a Special Education doctoral student. The Mike Nelson Graduate Fellowship was … Read More

Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling Students Awarded Scholarships

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The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling is pleased to announce the recipients of the James Arvle Thacker endowment scholarship: Morgan Wells and Trista Adwell. This endowment offers a one-time scholarship to students from Georgia and Kentucky who are enrolled in the online master’s degree program in … Read More

Bottge Presents on Teaching and Learning Math in Engaging Contexts

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Dr. Brian Bottge recently delivered an invited presentation (Relevance Counts: Teaching and Learning Math in Engaging Contexts) via Skype to faculty and doctoral students at the University of Missouri who are involved in Project PRISM: Preparing Interdisciplinary Leaders in Science and Mathematics Special Education. The purpose of the project is … Read More

IES-Funded Randomized Trials Underway

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Dr. Brian Bottge’s grant team is making final preparations for the first of two randomized studies that will test the effects of new interactive assessment tools called Anchored Instructional Measures (AIMs) on the computation performance of students with fractions. The primary goal of the project funded by the Institute of … Read More

McCormick, Thelin Quoted in Inside Higher Ed

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An Inside Higher Ed story includes quotes from two University of Kentucky College of Education faculty members. To read what Dr. Katherine McCormick (Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling) and Dr. John Thelin (Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation) had to say about “Kentucky’s Need-Based Aid … Read More