Save the Dates: Special Education 50th Anniversary Celebration

Fifty years ago, the University of Kentucky established the Department of Special Education and, today, the department includes programs and projects focused on improving the lives of individuals with disabilities of all ages. The public is invited to join the anniversary celebration in Lexington on October 13 and 14, 2018. … Read More

Bottge Presents on Teaching and Learning Math in Engaging Contexts

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

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

Ackerman Receives Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Award

Kera Ackerman has been awarded The Myrle E. and Verle D. Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Program Award to support bringing Dr. Mary Brownell, the Irving and Rose Fien Endowed Professor of Education at the University of Florida, to the University of Kentucky to serve as the outside examiner for her dissertation defense. … Read More

McCormick, Thelin Quoted in Inside Higher Ed

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

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