To help fill the ranks of mental health professionals in Utah and beyond, the University of Utah’s College of Education is proposing a new bachelor’s degree program in educational psychology. The college hopes to have the degree approved by the Utah System of Higher Education to begin enrollment in 2021.
The Behavior Response Support Team (BRST) has developed short videos that provide simple quick tips for educators and caregivers to use at home to support children’s academic progress and social-emotional growth and behavior.
Dr. Anne Cook, of EDPS, has been given the rank of University Professor for two years!
Congratulations to Eric, Assistant Professor in the Instructional Design and Educational Technology Program for this AERA SIG Technology, Instruction, Cognition & Learning award!
Dr.'s Fischer and Radley in the School Psychology division of Ed Psych have each edited new books dealing with the ways in which technology and evidence-based strategies can address student behavior in the classroom.
Congratulations to Aaron Fischer, Assistant Professor in School Psychology, This is the first endowed professorship in the College. It is made possible by a generous donation from the Candace and Tim Dee family.
Principal investigators Kirsten Butcher, Mitch Power, and Madlyn Runburg will lead an interdisciplinary team of educational researchers, museum educators, and scientists who will combine their expertise to develop curriculum for middle school students which will emphasize a major disciplinary core idea in life sciences — Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics.
Factors for STEM Students Success: The Relative Influence of Self-Efficacy, Mentorship, Leadership, & Belonging. This project will support three cohorts of five undergraduate computer science students through scholarships, training, mentoring, and leadership roles as well as investigate and address factors for STEM student success.
Computer Assisted Collaborative Learning Environment for Mental Health Counseling This project aims to develop and evaluate an Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) that leverages natural language processing algorithms for automated formative feedback to promote skill acquisition in a collaborative learning environment in the domain of mental health counseling.
Congratulations to Reading & Literature student, Raven Cromwell on her appointment as Assistant Professor at Marrietta College.
Dr. Robert Zheng has recently published an edited book entitled Strategies for Deep Learning with Digital Technology: Theories and Practices in Education by Nova Science Publishers.
Congratulations to School Psychology student, Bradley Bloomfield on this excellent appointment at the University of Alabama!
Dr. Robert Zheng has recently published an edited book entitled "Cognitive Load Measurement and Application: A Theoretical Framework for Meaningful Research and Practice
Dr. Lauren Barth-Cohen is the PI for a joint project between the College of Education and the College of Science. Titled Building Coherence in STEM Learning Opportunities for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers across Disciplinary Boundaries, the goal of the grant is to create coherent STEM learning opportunities for pre-service elementary teachers.
Congrats to Anne Cook, AJ Metz and Jan Dole!!
Dr. Kircher is being honored for his internationally recognized and ground breaking work in psychophysiology and the detection of deception.
Dr. Sue Morrow was invited by the American Psychological Association Board of Scientific Affairs to give a Master Lecture on Methodology. Congratulations on this honor, Sue!
Dr. Daniel Olympia will be retiring from the school psychology program faculty in Educational Psychology on June 30, 2016. Many sincere thanks for the service you have rendered to the College of Education as well as the University, community and professional organizations.
Congratulations to Aaron Fischer on receiving the 2016 Early Career Achievement Award!
Mackenzie Boon, Kristina Cottle, Virginia Ramos Matias, Ashley Stevens, Halley Brown, Qin Hu, Kim Meyers
Faculty and student presentations were extremely well attended this year in New Orleans.
Educational Psychology Professor Jan Dole has been inducted into this prestigious group. Congratulations, Jan!
During the fellowship, Dr. Son, Educational Psychology Assistant Professor, will expand her work on improving at-risk low-income young children's reading and literacy.
Dr. Liang, Educational Psychology Associate Professor, has been given the prestigious honor of being named one of the 15 members of the 2017 Caldecott Medal Committee.