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Staying Motivated

Posted On July 29, 2013 by Sarah Banick

Brad Smith, a master’s student in counseling who graduated this spring, has always been a motivated person. The former elementary school physical education teacher ran triathlons for fun. Since a serious accident left him in a wheelchair, he seeks to motivate others with physical disabilities.

Smith, who has a bachelor’s in exercise physiology from Ohio… more »

Eight students chosen for Dean’s Doctoral Research Fellowship initiative

Eight doctoral students have been chosen to participate in the College of Education & Human Development’s 2013-2014 Dean’s Research Doctoral Fellowship initiative, a four-year program that recognizes outstanding scholarly accomplishments and the academic potential of newly admitted research doctoral students.

The following students were selected for the fellowship:

Jackie Bialo, Department of Counseling and Psychological… more »

Children’s Social Competence in the 21st Century

For children diagnosed with childhood disintegrative disorder, Asperger syndrome or other developmental brain disorders, developing social skills for different contexts can be a challenge.

At the 15th annual Summer Institute in Communication Disorders, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists and other child care professionals will discuss the social obstacles children with Autism Spectrum Disorders face and how… more »

How Effective are Georgia State University’s Teacher Preparation Programs?

Posted On July 29, 2013
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At Georgia State University, we believe educator preparation programs should be held to high standards. Our teacher preparation programs demonstrate that we prepare teachers who have a positive impact on children’s learning and development and who are committed to staying in the profession. We focus on collection and analysis of performance-based data to help us… more »