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

Hope for Tomorrow

Of all the gifts she has received, the country of Guatemala gave Dr. Jennifer Grisham-Brown her greatest one – the gift of her son. After his adoption, she yearned for a way to pour her heart into a place that had filled hers. That desire gave birth to a mission … Read More

The Nexus Between Teaching and Research

This blog was originally published on the Institute of Education Sciences website. Samuel Choo is a doctoral student at the dissertation stage in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of Kentucky College of Education. In this blog post, he describes how working on an … Read More

Rehabilitation Counseling Program Ranks 6th in Nation

The Rehabilitation Counseling Program at the University of Kentucky has been ranked 6th in the nation, among the more than 90 programs nationally, in the 2015 U.S. News and World Report ranking of graduate programs. This ranking represents an 11-point jump from the previous ranking of 17th. The Rehabilitation Counseling … Read More

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