Research on Improving Math Performance

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From the Office of Special Education Programs Difficulties in math performance can be attributed to a combination of weak problem-solving and computational skills, such as basic operations involving fractions. Improving the skills of students with mathematics learning disabilities can be difficult. A research team led by Brian Bottge, Ed.D., William … Read More

Bottge to Keynote NSF-Sponsored Workshop

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Brian Bottge, Ed.D., William T. Bryan Endowed Chair in Special Education and professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, has been selected to present the keynote address at the NSF-sponsored Synthesis and Design Workshop: The Future of Embodied Design for Mathematical Imagination and Cognition. The … Read More

Doctoral Student Receives Visiting Distinguished Faculty Award

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Early Childhood doctoral student Meg Gravil received a Myrle E. and Verle D. Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Program Award. Yash Bhagwanji, Ph.D., associate professor of Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry at Florida Atlantic University, will serve as the Graduate School’s outside examiner for Gravil’s dissertation defense. In addition to participating … Read More

Lane Participates in IES-Funded Workshop

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Justin Lane, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, was selected to participate in the 2019 IES-funded Getting SMART About Adaptive Interventions in Education Training Workshop at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR) March 11-14.    

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

Rehabilitation Counseling Program and Faculty member receive Awards at Conference

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The Rehabilitation Counseling Program and Dr. Ralph Crystal received awards at this year’s Southeast Regional National Rehabilitation Association (SERNA) Conference held in Louisville, KY May 13-16, 2013. The Wendell Taylor Memorial Award was presented to the UK Rehabilitation Counseling Program 
This award is given to an individual or group whose … Read More