Articles from December 2020

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Graduating senior Megan Meyer sees potential in all students

Megan Meyer sees the potential in all students. That’s why this graduating senior is pursuing a career as a special education teacher.

Annual Report 2019-2020 Awards

Susannah Wood: 2020 American Counseling Association Fellow Cassie Barnhardt: University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement 2020-2021 Fellow Jennifer Sánchez: North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Research Award National Counsel for Rehabilitation Education New Career in Rehabilitation Education Award Laurie Croft: National Association for...
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"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Kim Sleezer

Hello Hawkeyes! Happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday! Meet alumna Kim Sleezer (MA ‘17 Educational Leadership).
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"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Michael Jacobsen

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday, Hawkeyes! Meet alumnus Michael Jacobsen (‘15 endorsement in Secondary Education- Social Studies).

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College of Education and Engineering faculty awarded Obermann Research Grant

An interdisciplinary team of College of Education and College of Engineering faculty were awarded with an Obermann Center for Advanced Studies Interdisciplinary grant for virtual mathematics education for teachers.
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Linley selected as Diamond Honoree for international association

Jodi Linley, associate professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs, has been selected as a Diamond Honoree for the American College Personnel Association: College Student Educators International (ACPA) Foundation Class of 2021.
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"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Justin Le

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! Today we would like you to meet alumnus Justin Le (BA ‘19  History and BA ‘19  Social Studies Education).

Iowa-Oslo Partnership Increases Internationalization for Graduate Students

The partnership with Oslo is a joint virtual mobility learning project for internationalization for higher education. The collaboration between the UI College of Education and Oslo encourages internationalization in the graduate curriculum. 
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Transforming education in Kosovo

Pristina, Kosovo, and Iowa City, Iowa are more than five thousand miles apart. Yet, the two countries are now closely linked together thanks to the vision and commitment of a Kosovar student as well as leaders within both countries who saw the potential for a partnership that would be beneficial.

Supporting home learning during the pandemic

As schools began to close in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Iowa Reading Research Center (IRRC) immediately responded to the growing need for home learning resources. “We committed to creating resources for families to support their children’s home learning because literacy development is too important to be sidelined by social distancing,” said Iowa Reading Research Center Director Dr...