Research

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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Augusta University keeps new teaching grads in the classroom

By Stacey Eidson The turnover rate among new teachers across this country is startling. Approximately 20% of all new hires leave the classroom within three years and close to 50% of teachers quit the profession during their first five years, according to the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future. …

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Kinesiology students presented research

College of Education students Jenna Ansley and Eric Boone presented their research with mentor Dr. Maleah Holland in the Department of Kinesiology at the Center for Research and Scholarship (CURS) on Student Research Seminar on Friday, Nov. 9, in the JSAC Coffeehouse. Congratulations to Jenna, Eric, and Dr. Holland for their hard work and excellent presentation. …

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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 will host Kinesiology Research Day

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education will host Kinesiology Research Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The day will highlight research from undergraduate and graduate kinesiology students. Dr. Claudio Battaglini, professor of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at …

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Kinesiology student and professor study impact of ketones on golf

AUGUSTA, GA – Additional benefits to the trending ketogenic diet may soon be clearer, thanks to research being conducted by Dr. Maleah Holland, professor of kinesiology in the Augusta University College of Education, and Grant Blume, junior kinesiology student. Blume has been awarded the Southern Regional Honors Council Student Scholars …

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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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