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April 22, 2014

Globally more than one quarter of all deaths and disease can be attributed to the environment.  A research team led by Cheryl Lyn Walker, Ph.D., with the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology and College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, along with partners from across Texas A&M and the Texas Medical Center (TMC...

April 22, 2014
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Aggie Teachers Get Life-Changing Experience in Making a Difference at Aldine ISD via College of Science, Texas A&M University
April 11, 2014

EHRD 670: Women and Education

Summer 2014 Mon. June 2nd - Fri. July 18th

with Dr. Mary Alfred

This course is open to graduate students and focuses on women's experiences as they engage the project of education.  By the end of this course, students will be able to

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April 11, 2014

The CEHD’s Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CODI) will be recognized with a Team Diversity Service Award on Tuesday, April 15.  The awards are sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity, Department of Multicultural Services, Department of Disability Services and Aggie Allies....

April 09, 2014

With the recent earthquakes in California and Chile, disaster recovery is no fun at all. But thanks to a board game designed by science education doctoral student Abigail Perkins, communities may have a fun way to prepare for recovery after an earthquake.

Perkins was a graduate research assistant and coordinator for two Earthquake Engineering Education Project (...

April 09, 2014

David Byrd, assistant Dean for undergraduate academic affairs, and Shailen Singh, director at the Byrne Student Success Center, together recently presented a poster entitled, “Aggies Commit to Learning for a Lifetime: From High Impact Practices to Student Success”, at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Diversity, Learning, and Student...

April 08, 2014

The K-12 learning landscape is constantly changing. To keep pace with these changes, many teachers are searching for innovative ways to keep students engaged. And keeping their attention is only part of the equation in designing effective lessons.

Mathematics teachers may find it particularly challenging to facilitate instruction that keep students engaged and...

April 07, 2014

Dr. Beverly J. Irby, Professor and Associate Department Head, Educational Administration and Human Development, was nominated for and presented with the Texas A&M Administrator Women’s Progress Award. Since 1994, the Women’s Progress Award has been honoring Texas A&M students, staff, faculty, and administrators who encourage and promote sensitivity to, and...

April 04, 2014

The College of Education and Human Development and Texas A&M were recently selected for membership into the Carnegie Project for Educational Doctorate Consortium. Dr. Beverly J. Irby, professor and Associate Department Head, Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, worked with the EAHR P-20 faculty to develop the proposal that resulted in...

April 01, 2014
March 31, 2014

Dr. E. Lisako McKyer, Associate Professor in the department of Health and Kinesiology, and Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education & Human Development are recipients of...

March 26, 2014
March 19, 2014
DEPARTMENT STORY:
TAMU Summer Statistics Workshops via EPSY

The 2014 Summer Statistics Workshops (SSW) is a series of four 15-hour courses and one 4-hour course aimed at graduate students, faculty, and professionals.  Content centers on quantitative methods in the social sciences and focuses on introducing and extending knowledge in statistical applications, modeling, research, and analysis.
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March 18, 2014

The Department of Health and Kinesiology is part of a grant that will have impact on the world’s most popular sport. The Aspire Academy for Sports Excellence, a sporting academy in the nation of Qatar, has been awarded a grant from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) to develop ground-breaking research designed to analyze hamstring injuries in soccer players and to...

March 17, 2014
March 16, 2014
DEPARTMENT STORY:
The 2014 Jacob Cohen Award Notification via EPSY

Dr. Bruce Thompson have been selected to receive the 2014 Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring, initially endowed by Lawrence Erlbaum in memory of Dr. Jacob Cohen. This award is presented each year to recognize an individual with demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring within the areas of Division 5: assessment,...

March 10, 2014

In 2014, Aggie STEM will hold its 5th annual summer camp for middle and high school students. The summer camp provides students with real world experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education through STEM project-based learning.

Held on the Texas A&M campus July 7-18, campers get a world-class university experience led by...

March 10, 2014

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) awarded Texas A&M University $256,000 to improve instruction in Texas middle school mathematics and algebra classrooms. The grant funds 110 hours of professional development over the course of one year for teachers who quality to participate in the...

March 09, 2014

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture is happy to announce adjunct associate professor, Dr. Johannes Strobel, will serve on the Committee on Guiding Implementation of K-12 Engineering Education in the U.S. The committee, organized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and sponsored by Chevron, is part of a new initiative to provide expert, research-...

March 04, 2014

What exactly is diversity and why does it matter?
Broadly defined, diversity can be described as differences that exist between and among people in various social and organizational contexts. Differences based on a person’s race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, social class, weight or height, among other characteristics, can affect...

March 04, 2014

Emily Albus, Texas A&M University senior in the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture is also center fielder for the university’s softball team. In 2013, she was awarded the Hammer Strength All-American Athlete Award, voted 2014 team captain by her peers, holds four of the softball program’s six records in the weight room and is ranked among the top 10 Texas...

March 03, 2014

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) is proud to announce Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Emily Binks-Cantrell, has been invited to serve on the Editorial Board of the Annals of Dyslexia. Annals of Dyslexia is a wide range of peer-reviewed scholarly articles addressing genetic, neurobiological, cognitive, linguistic, instructional, social,...

February 28, 2014
DEPARTMENT STORY:
Students Win Texas ACSM Quiz Bowl via HLKN

What happens when three kinesiology students participate in a quiz bowl? They win!
The Texas A&M Quiz Bowl team won last night's competition at Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and have qualified to go to the national conference/competition in Orlando next May. Congratulations to Megan Cole '14, Lily Ogden '14 and Katie Elmer '...

February 27, 2014

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has released a research synthesis report focusing on improving reading outcomes for students with or at risk for reading disabilities.

This state-of-the-art in reading research report features the work of Department of Educational Psychology faculty Dr. Shanna Hagan-Burke, associate professor, Dr. Oi-Man Kwok, associate...

February 21, 2014

Women’s history month is an annual worldwide event to celebrate and highlight the contributions of women in history and contemporary society. The public celebration of women’s history began in the 1970s as a weeklong celebration and expanded to a month, observed every March in the U.S.

In honor of women’s history month, the College of Education and Human...

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