To get a better grasp of children’s health, College of Education doctoral student Elgin Andrews is working with After-School All-Stars Atlanta — a program run by the Department of Kinesiology and Health that provides comprehensive after-school programs for at-risk students in the metro Atlanta area — to study how curriculum and policy can be geared toward urban youth to increase their overall health.
Applications are currently being accepted for the annual COE Doctoral Dissertation Support Grant (Deadlines: First Monday in October and First Monday in March). All COE doctoral students who have an approved prospectus may apply for this grant. The COE will award a maximum of 10 grants for $1,000 each (up to… more »
The College of Education’s Urban Child Study Center is an interdisciplinary research center that promotes the overall development and school success of children and youth in urban contexts through innovative, translational research that informs policy and practice. Leveraging the college’s and university’s talent and resources, the center focuses on children, families, schools and communities.
The mission of the Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences is to perform innovative, interdisciplinary research to improve the lives of children and adolescents with mobility disorders. Currently, the center is conducting exploratory research in four primary areas that challenge children: idiopathic toe walking, Down syndrome, lower limb amputation and cerebral palsy, and has already made… more »
The Center for School Safety, School Climate and Classroom Management is an interdisciplinary research center that promotes basic and applied research and facilitates educational and outreach efforts. The center consists of faculty members representing a broad span of academic orientations including education, psychology, law, social work, criminal justice, nursing and policy development.
Highlights 2012 Spirit of Partnership Award – The award comes for the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) Conference Planning Committee. The award is presented in recognition of GSU’s persistent support and contributions to the annual PDS National Conference. 1st in Georgia and 8th in the United States in doctoral degrees in education conferred… more »
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 »