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  How effective are traditional grading practices in the classroom? Tom Guskey tackles this and other current issues in education through his research at the University of Kentucky College of Education. "I think everybody has a sort of in-born sense of curiosity and becoming a researcher just allows us to formalize that," he said. stock image Guskey is...
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Dr. Sonja Feist-Price, a professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, is the University of Kentucky's next vice president for institutional diversity. Sonja Feist-Price will begin her duties as vice president for institutional diversity on March 20, UK President Eli Capilouto announced this week to campus. Feist-Price has been at UK for nearly 25 years as...
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https://soundcloud.com/uk-research-media/researching-grading-to-improve-education Thomas Guskey is a professor of educational psychology in the UK College of Education. His research focuses on the way teachers grade and how they report that information to parents. “The grading practices used in most schools today are really steeped in tradition. They are, in many cases, the longest held traditions operating in the schools today,” Guskey said. “There's probably...
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The University of Kentucky College of Education's Derek Gaiser, a secondary social studies education and history junior from Ludlow, Kentucky, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The scholarship will cover Gaiser's expenses for summer study at Oxford University. The Kentucky Branch of the English-Speaking Union awards a limited number of scholarships to...