College of Education faculty were honored at the annual Celebration of Faculty on April 30 at the Pinnacle Club.
Dr. Susan Edwards, Dr. Stacie Pettit, and Dr. Misato Yamaguchi were each awarded a Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, to encourage faculty to engage in research. Edwards presented “Purposeful Discussions in Middle Grades Teacher Education Classrooms at the Association for Middle Level Education Conference. Pettit presented “To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Effects of Using Social Media with University Education Students” at the National Evaluation Institute CREATE Conference. And Yamaguchi presented “Online autobiography activity in global/multicultural teacher education at the National Council for Social Studies Conference.
Dr. Drew Kemp and Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo were both honored for their quality representation of GRU values with the Caught in the Act award. Kemp was recognized for his leadership skills, Kuo was chosen because of her commitment to excellence.
The awards were sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning, under the Office of Faculty Development. The Center for Teaching and Learning’s mission is to enhance and sustain teaching effectiveness at Georgia Regents University by advancing a collegial culture of inquiry about learning and teaching. The Center provides professional development for faculty in their roles as educators and as educational scholars through a diverse program of activities and services to individuals, programs, departments, and colleges.