Advanced Studies & Innovation

AU Writing Project assists GaDOE with professional development

The Augusta University Writing Project (AUWP), led by Dr. Rebecca G. Harper, has conducted more than a dozen training webinars for the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) in September. Teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators from all over the state, as well as Georgia Department of Education staff, have attended the …

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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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Giving back to the game a hallmark of research

Dr. Megan (Matthews) Buning is one of South Carolina softball’s all-time greats, and now she has found a unique way to give back to the game. A former coach who now also spends time in the SEC Network broadcast booth, Buning’s full-time job is as an Associate Professor of Research …

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Counseling grad student models AU values

Counseling grad student Mariah Clay strives for excellence at Augusta University. Click here to read about her journey. Join her in school counseling or clinical mental health counseling in the College of Education. Click here for more information about our counseling graduate programs.

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Student earns position on national advisory committee

AUGUSTA, GA. – Tevin Middleton, a student in the Masters of Education in school counseling program in the College of Education, has been named a member of the National Education Association (NEA) Aspiring Educator’s National Advisory Committee. “I was very excited to learn that I had been chosen,” Middleton said. “We’ll …

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Kemp publishes compilation of stories, advice

AUGUSTA, GA. – New faculty members often feel overwhelmed by change when they start their careers. There are colleagues to meet, research agendas to set, classes to manage, students to mentor, committees to chair and more. That first year can wreak havoc on their lives. “No matter what support system …

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College names Karyn Warren 2018 Distinguished Alumna

By Kashalah Robinson AUGUSTA, Ga. — Karyn Warren has spent nearly 20 years in service to special education students in the Augusta area. A three-time graduate of Augusta University and special education classroom teacher at Greenbrier High School in Columbia County, she has been named the College of Education’s 2018 …

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Education faculty chosen to present at AERA Conference

Augusta, GA.—Several faculty members from the Augusta University College of Education have been accepted as presenters for the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual conference. The conference is a premier national research society that strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education and to promote …

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