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New faculty profile: Focus on the student experience will help improve instruction

In any classroom, the ultimate goal is to transmit new knowledge or skills to students. But with technology, circumstances, and society changing rapidly, so proven methodologies must change with them. Dr. Rhia Moreno, who joins the College of Education as an Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Advanced Studies and Innovation, has spent her career studying best practices from …

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New faculty profile: Flood impacts educators with grounded approach

As demographics shift in the U.S., new research and tools will be needed to track and analyze the needs of future generations of students and their families – and to inform educators on how to meet those needs. Dr. Lee Flood, who joins the College of Education as Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of …

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WRDW: Leaders share concerns over safety

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – We’ve been focused on parents and how they’re taking the news of schools’ plans to reopen. But what about teachers? They aren’t the ones making the decisions, but they’re certainly affected by them. It’s almost time to head back to school, but there are still some …

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College names outstanding students in degree programs

The Augusta University College of Education is proud to announce the 2020 Outstanding Student Awards recipients who are being honored for their work during the 2019-2020 academic year. The outstanding student awards are presented to recognize students who have excelled in their programs and exhibit high academic achievement, career readiness, …

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Former Jags basketball player perseveres to earn his degree

After his four years of college basketball eligibility were over, Devonte’ Thomas went overseas to pursue a professional career. However, completing his degree was never too far from his mind. “I used to write ‘DON’T QUIT’ everywhere … it was even my home screen on my phone,” said Thomas, who played for Augusta …

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Music education major advances to nationals

When music education major and accredited vocalist Ontario Williams began rehearsing for the 2020 Southeastern Region National Association of Teachers of Singing (SERNATS) Annual Conference earlier this year, little did he know how much the coronavirus pandemic would impact his senior year at Augusta University. While Williams is set to graduate this …

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College loses emeritus colleague

We are very sad to report the passing of our colleague, Dr. Frank H. Chou, a professor of educational research in the College of Education for 39 years. Chou joined the faculty in 1960 and retired in 1989. He was named Professor of the Year in 1965 and served as …

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College releases workshop on Georgia dyslexia guidelines

If you couldn’t attend our workshop on the new dyslexia guidelines that the Augusta University College of Education hosted on Dec. 9, we have made available the video of Dr. Caitlin Dooley’s presentation below. Dooley is the Deputy Superintendent for the Georgia Department of Education. View the entire video here.

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