Research

2016 ISL Conference Seeks Proposals

AUGUSTA, GA. – The GRU College of Education (soon to be Augusta University) is accepting proposals for the 2016 Impacting Student Learning Conference though Nov. 2. Click here to view the proposal application. The ISL Conference will be Saturday, March 5 at the GRU Summerville campus in University Hall, and …

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Education students present research at international conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Three GRU College of Education students recently presented their research at the International Literacy Association’s annual conference in St. Louis, Mo. The students – Adam Aldridge, Eriq Hearn, and Alexis Wren – are all enrolled in the university’s  I.M.A.T. program and two are PRESTIGE scholars. The ILA, a …

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College faculty share research findings, publish articles

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Graeme Connolly had his presentation, “The Coaching Approach of a Successful High School Softball Coach,” accepted for the 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America Southern District Convention to be held Feb. 18-21 in Atlanta. The presentation is part of a larger research study called The …

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GRU professor fights violence, human trafficking

AUGUSTA, GA – Estimates say that up to two million people across the globe are forced into human trafficking rings each year. The majority of these are young women. In Belize, a small country of only 350,000 people on the Caribbean coast of Central America, the threat of human trafficking …

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Faculty research focus of new College of Education colloquium

AUGUSTA, GA. – The first College of Education Research Colloquium will meet Oct. 2. Faculty from the departments of Counselor Education, Leadership & Research, Kinesiology & Health Science and Teacher Education will present their ongoing and completed research at 2 p.m. in University Hall, Room 356. All GRU faculty and …

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College faculty, staff share research results, promote scholarship

Drs. Paula Dohoney, Gordon Eisenman, Beth Pendergraft and Judi Wilson attended the Transforming Educator Preparation (TEP) Conference in Atlanta on Sept. 2-4. Dr. Judi Wilson was an invited speaker at the 7th Annual State of Education Conference at the University of Georgia on Sept. 18. She presented “PreK-16 Partnerships for New …

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Teacher Education and Kinesiology faculty publish joint research

“Current Issues in Middle Level Education” published a research article by Drs. Susan Edwards, Drew Kemp and Steven Page called, “The middle school philosophy:  Do we practice what we preach or do we preach something different?” Click here to read the article. Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo presented a paper, “Using evidence-based reading activities …

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Literacy Summit releases program

The GRU Literacy Center, in partnership with the CSRA Reading Council, will host the Literacy Summer Summit June 12-14 on the Summerville campus of Georgia Regents University. The program – including a list of available Professional Learning Units – is now available. Click here to view the program. Open to …

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