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Counselor Education, Leadership & Research

Dr. Olajide Agunloye, Professor of Counselor Education, has had an article published. The Global Science and Technology Forum International Journal on Education has published Science and Culture – Inalienable co-determinants of human progress: Implications for science education and administration.”

Dr. Olajide Agunloye, Professor of Counselor Education, has published a book on student achievement metrics. “Measuring Student Achievement: Multivariate Approach” is being printed and distributed by Scholar’s Press of Saarbrucken, Germany.

Dr. Margaux H. Brown, Professor of Counselor Education, has had a proposal accepted for a conference presentation. The American Counseling Association accepted her presentation, “An Examination of Executive Function, Stress, and Adolescent Attachment in a Social Neuroscience Model Using NICHD SECCYD,” for the ACA Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., on March 12-15, 2015.

Dr. Richard Deaner, Professor of Counselor Education, has had two proposals accepted for conference presentations. The Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision accepted his presentation, “Reality TV: Bane or Bounty for Counselors in Training” for the SACES 2014 Conference in Birmingham, Ala., on Oct. 9-12. And the American Counseling Association accepted the same presentation for the ACA Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., on March 12-15, 2015.

Dr. Paulette Harris, Cree-Walker Professor of Education, will speak at Historic Augusta on the subject “Woodrow Wilson and Dyslexia” on Sept. 20 at 6 p.m.

Dr. Kathryn Henderson, Professor of Counselor Education, had had a proposal for a presentation accepted by the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. She will present “Child abuse: What and where in the curriculum?” at the annual conference Oct. 9-12 in Birmingham, Ala.

Dr. Kathryn HendersonProfessor of Counselor Education, has had a paper accepted for a presentation by the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. She will present “Advanced interventions used by counseling doctoral students” with co-authors Emma Eckart, Roxane Dufrene, Melissa Walker and Eleanor McAuliffe at the annual conference Oct. 9-12 in Birmingham, Ala.

Kinesiology

Dr. Laura Russ (ABD), Professor of Kinesiology, has had two manuscripts officially selected for publication. “Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance” will publish her article, “The roles of physical educators in assisting classroom teachers promote physical activity.” “Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport” will publish her article, “A systematic review of public-health aligned recommendations for preparing physical education teacher candidates,” which she completed in conjunction with University of South Carolina faculty member Collin A. Webster, and doctoral candidates Liana Webster, Sergio Molina, Heesu Lee and Jason Cribbs.

GRU College of Education alumna Nicole McCluney (M.S.K., 2012) was accepted into and has begun the doctoral program at the University of Georgia. Prior to this, she was a lecturer at Lander University in Greenwood, S.C. While a doctoral candidate, McCluney will work in the Sport Instruction Research Lab, which offers hands-on research and skills-building for future teachers and coaches in sports, physical education and physical activity.

Teacher Education

Dr. Paula Dohoney, Associate Dean of the College, of Education, and Professors of Education Dr. Gordon Eisenman, Dr. Beth Pendergraft and Dr. Judi Wilson will attend the Transforming Educator Preparation (TEP) Conference in Atlanta from Sept. 2-4.

Dr. Andrew Kemp, Professor of Education, Dr. Steven Page, Chair of the Department of Kinesiology & Health Science, and Dr. Judi Wilson, Professor of Education, have had their article, “Beliefs about the Purpose of Public Education: Implications on the Hiring of Early Childhood Faculty,” accepted for publication in the Journal of the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators without changes.

Dr. Andrew Kemp, Professor of Education, Dr. Sam Hardy, Professor of Counselor Education, and Dr. Paulette Harris, Professor of Counselor Education and Director of the GRU Literary Center, have had their article, “The principal’s vision: Necessity or non-issue,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Research in Education with no changes.

Dr. Andrew Kemp, Professor of Education, and Dr. Steven Page, Chair of the Department of Kinesiology & Health Science, have had their article, “The liberal professor? An analysis of the beliefs of teacher educators,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Contemporary Research in Education. It will be in print next month.

Dr. Andrew Kemp, Professor of Education, will co-edit the Winter 2014 issue of the Brock Education Journal with Dr. Joe Norris of Brock University. The theme is on being a new faculty member and will utilize narrative research, life stories and duoethnography.

Dr. Andrew Kemp, Professor of Education, and Dr. Steven Page, Chair of the Department of Kinesiology & Health Science, have had three joint presentations accepted for the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum conference Oct. 9-10 in Tampa, Fla. They will present a paper titled, “Public Perception vs. Educator Views: How Has Standardized Testing Become So Popular?” They will present a paper titled, “Collaborative Research and Shared Data: Issues, Implications, and Methods of Success.” And they will present a symposium called “Dignity of the Calling: Educators Share the Beginnings of Their Journeys.” Kemp will also present “Promotion, Tenure, and the New Media” at the conference; and Page will also present “Education Reformers Wanted: Only Billionaires Should Apply.”

Dr. Andrew Kemp, Professor of Education, has had two presentations accepted for the Association for Teacher Educators conference Feb. 13-17 in Phoenix, Ariz. He will present “Dignity of the Calling: Educators Share the Beginnings of Their Journeys,” and will also present “Transforming Education: From Conception to Going Live, the Genesis of an Education Journal” with Sandra Bandy, Librarian Assistant Professor at the GRU Greenblatt Library, and Melissa Johnson, Librarian Assistant Professor at the GRU Reese Library.

Dr. Andrew Kemp, Professor of Education, has had a presentation accepted for the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators conference. He will present “Dignity of the Calling: Educators Share the Beginnings of Their Journeys” at the conference Oct. 16-18 in Charleston, S.C.

Dr. Stacie Pettit, Professor of Education, and Jennifer Armstrong, Manager of the GRU Instructional Resource Center, will present “Technology Strategies for Middle School English Language Learners” at the Association for Middle Level Education’s Annual Conference for Middle Level Education on Nov. 6 in Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Stacie Pettit, Professor of Education, and Dr. Laura Rychly, Professor of Education, will present “Making Math Problems Visible: Integrating Common Core Mathematics and Literacy Standards” at the Association for Middle Level Education’s Annual Conference for Middle Level Education on Nov. 6 in Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Stacie Pettit, Professor of Education, and Jennifer Armstrong, Manager of the GRU Instructional Resource Center, will present “To Tweet or Not to Tweet:  Benefits and Pitfalls of Social Media Use with Middle Schoolers” at the Association for Middle Level Education’s Annual Conference for Middle Level Education on Nov. 7 in Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Stacie Pettit, Professor of Education, will present “To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Using Social Media with University Education Students” at the 2014 Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness Conference Oct. 2-4 in Williamsburg, Va.

Dr. Judi Wilson, Professor of Education, has been invited to speak at the 7th Annual State of Education Conference at UGA on Sept. 18.  She will present “PreK-16 Partnerships for New Teacher Learning:  A Collaborative Approach to the Induction Cycle,” along with colleagues from the Richmond County School System, Paine College and the Georgia Department of Education.

 

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