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Diversifying the Teaching Profession Requires Confronting History: by Diana D'Amico Pawlewicz
For policymakers around the country, the lack of diversity in the teacher workforce is a supply problem... Read more about D'Amico...
Hot Off The Press: Two New Publications by Hyonsuk Cho
Cho, H., & Wang, X. C. (2019). Fluid identity play: A case study of a bilingual child’s ethnic identity construction across multiple contexts
Jang, B., Cho, H., & Wiens, P. (2019). The relationship between self-efficacy and the quality of classroom interactions of EFL teachers in Niger. International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 18(3), 57-73
Sagini Keengwe's research leads to new book publishing
Professor of Education Sagini Keengwe hasbeen busy researching and writing, publishing a series of research handbooks on pedagogical models for next-generation teaching, research on global competencies, and virtual training and mentoring of online instructors. . … Read more about Keengwe.
Joint post-doc between Engineering and Education
Julie Robinson is collaborating with Drs. Bowman, Robinson, Klemetsrud, Rachel Navarro and Ryan Summers in the development and implementation to build research partnerships among CEHD and CEM faculty, particularly focused on effective and culturally relevant K-12 teacher professional development strategies, teaching strategies, and engineering-related outcomes for K-12 teachers and students.
Desjarlais and Bonilla Receive Outstanding Student Research Awards
April 14, 2018 Cerynn Desjarlais and Celestina Bonilla were recently honored with 2017 Alan Allery Awards. The awards honor outstanding American Indian graduate and undergraduate student health researchers. Selection criteria for the awards include quality, impact, and significance of the research conducted by the nominee. Read more about Desjarlais and Bonilla's story.
Clinton works on reading comprehension assessment
Virginia Clinton, Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations and Research, is a Co-Principal Investigator on a funded grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. The grant will support research to develop, refine, and validate a reading comprehension assessment originally designed for use with late-elementary school. Students for use with postsecondary students. The $1.4 million, three-year grant is headed by her colleague Ben Seipel at California State University, Chico, and includes collaboration with the University of Oregon, University of Minnesota, and Georgia State University. Read more about Clinton's story.
Tomkinson study finds American children among least fit in the world
An international research team co-led from the University of North Dakota and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) studied the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across 50 countries. The re/sults were just published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
“If all the kids in the world were to line up for a race, the average American child would finish at the foot of the field,” said Grant Tomkinson, associate professor of kinesiology in the UND College of Education & Human Development and senior author of the study. “Canada, on the other hand, fared moderately well placing just above middle of the pack. This study is the largest of its kind so it’s exciting to have this evidence at hand.”