ICYMI: Video From The Voices Of Impact Speaker Series
Researchers from all four departments in the College of Education and Human Development presented on health and education related topics at the 3rd annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series on February 6, 2019.
Inspired by the popular TED talks, speakers engaged attendees in five-minute presentations featuring one slide. Each presentation touched on a variety of engaging topics related to our everyday lives.
2019 Presenters were as follows:
Dr. Gwendolyn Webb-Hasan – Teaching African-American girls to learn how to appropriately “talk with attitude”
Dr. Elizabeth Roumell – The importance of adult education and how it differs across cultures
Dr. Lizette Ojeda – How to find fulfillment in your life and career from an early age
Dr. Jay Woodward – Combating the lack of resources for gifted students
Dr. Kelly Wilson – Unique approaches to pregnancy prevention education in our communities
Dr. Hildi Nicksic – Keeping students engaged through simple classroom activities
Dr. David Wright – Utilizing techniques and new technologies to improve skill memory
Dr. Susan Bloomfield – How bone mass loss in astronauts translates to exercise changes on Earth
Dr. Radhika Viruru – Making online education personal
Dr. Sara Raven – Investigating the best way to teach science to deaf and hard of hearing students
Dr. Debra McKeown – Enabling teacher feedback to help students improve their writing
Dr. Marcia Montague – Stepping up to help first-generation students be successful
To view videos from previous Voices of Impact events from previous years, visit the Voices of Impact site.
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The School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) introduces its four new Interim Department Heads. We interviewed Drs. Khalil Dirani, Marlene Dixon, Claire Katz and Jeffrey Liew ahead of the upcoming semester.
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The School of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University took its first step toward a new international partnership to promote education, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Embassy of Uzbekistan in the United States.
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A new scholarship named after legendary Texas A&M University football head coach R.C. Slocum will help develop future coaches in the School of Education and Human Development.
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