Pros and cons to the keto diet-
In recent years, the keto diet, or ketogenic diet, gained popularity among dieters looking to shed extra pounds. Kinesiology expert Dr. Richard Kreider said these low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets can be beneficial for some people trying to lose weight, but may not be helpful for active individuals or athletes.2
Health education faculty to explore risks of smoking while pregnant-
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded Department of Health and Kinesiology associate professor Dr. Lei-Shih (Lace) Chen a three year grant totaling $1 million.
What are STEM words and their multiple meanings?-
Dr. Michelle Kwok, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, sought to find the key processes in reaching shared meaning in STEM contexts.
A teacher’s knowledge and the impact on student achievement-
Research shows a number of factors can influence a student’s literacy development including both the home and school environment. However, of all factors, the most influential is the quality of instruction a student receives.
Virtual mentoring and coaching supports teachers during COVID-19-
Dr. Beverly Irby, director of the Education Leadership Research Center, said she hopes teachers seek support and guidance through virtual mentoring and coaching.
Stanley named Regents Professor-
Dr. Christine Stanley, professor of higher education and the holder of the Ruth Harrington Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership, has been named Regents Professor by the Texas A&M University System.
Silent Sacrifice: Military-Connected Kids-
Military life demands sacrifice from those who choose to serve. It also demands sacrifice from the nearly 1 million military-connected children who did not choose to serve, but proudly support their parents.
Mentoring’s impact on women in STEM fields-
Dr. Paul Hernandez, associate professor of science education, is working to increase diversity in STEM fields, specifically in terms of gender in geosciences.
Age-gates prove ineffective on alcohol websites-
Alcohol researcher finds the lack of safety measures in alcohol brand marketing impacts the underage population.
Embracing all the world’s Englishes-
Dr. Zohreh Eslami, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, was led to the latest findings on pre-service teachers’ lack of familiarity with different varieties of English in the world because of her interest in studying intercultural communication.
Archive for November, 2020
Education and Human Development > News > News Archive > 2020 > November
Can't find what you are looking for?Contact SEHD