Research on Improving Math Performance

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

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

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

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

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