NEWS @ DLS
Ben Shapiro, assistant professor in Learning Sciences, published an article for the Journal of Education, Technology & Society.
Associate Professor Min Kyu Kim is serving as a senior program committee member for the International Conference of the Learning Sciences and a program committee member for the Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.
The Adult Learning Resource Center (ALRC) researchers, Daphne Greenberg and Iris Feinberg, collaborated with researchers from the Georgia Policy Labs.
Doctoral student Rebekah Pollock in the educational psychology Ph.D. program received a Georgia State University Grant Award, which will support her dissertation work.
Department of Learning Sciences Associate Professor Christopher Tullis has been newly elected as co-vice president of Public Policy on the Georgia Association for Behavior Analysis Board.
Associate Professor Lauren Margulieux will be the featured speaker at a National Science Foundation Career Award application session for the College of Education & Human Development faculty.
A team of Georgia State University researchers has received a three-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health.
Iris Feinberg, research assistant professor created “Teach Back” to help Georgia State University researchers promote the readability of consent forms in research.
Doctoral student Christy Jarrard will present at Georgia State University’s Graduate Conference for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity.
Tabitha Stickel, Ph.D., a post-doctoral fellow working with the Adult Literacy Research Center, speaks about her work at a southwestern community college with the Diné (Navajo), the Hopi and the Ndee (Western Apache).
Jinho Kim, a doctoral student in the instructional technology Ph.D. program, co-authored a book chapter published in “Centering Whole-Child Development in Global Education Reform.”
Associate Professor Lauren Margulieux was featured in a Fierce Education article on teaching computational thinking skills to future college students.
Associate Professor Lauren Margulieux participated in a three-day working group meeting on computer science teacher preparation as part of the Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Conference in Dublin, Ireland.
Doctoral student Amanda Dahl is the 2022 recipient of the International Literacy Association’s Steven A. Stahl Research Grant Award.
Anne Lorio received the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research’s Promotion of Doctoral Studies Mildred Wood Award, which will support her dissertation work.
Meet Whitney Trapp, alumna of the Applied Behavior Analysis program and working at an autism center in Brookhaven, Ga.
Four faculty from the Georgia State University received 2022 seed grants to implement language and literacy intervention programs.
Congratulations to Ruth Ebenezer-Cook, the Department of Learning Science’s business manager, who earned her master’s recently.
Bryan Cox, a doctoral student in the instructional technology Ph.D. program, publishes his first-author paper in Policy Futures in Education.
Department of Learning Sciences Associate Professor Jonathan Cohen has been elected president-elect of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.
Distinguished University Professor Daphne Greenberg has been named a 2022 Literacy Champion by Atlanta-based nonprofit Literacy Action, Inc.
Gereen Francis, M.S. ABA, has applied what she’s learned to forming her own consulting business to help families understand their child’s challenging behaviors.
Ashley Gibbs is a graduate of the M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis and recently accepted a clinical director position overseas.
Taylor McGee, a doctoral student in the educational psychology Ph.D. program, authored an article in the Journal of Black Psychology.
Min Kyu Kim, assistant professor in Learning Sciences, co-authored an article for Frontiers in Education.
Assistant Professors Lauren Margulieux and Ben Shapiro, along with colleagues from The University of Auckland, Northwestern University and McGill University, have proposed a new teaching theory called “multiple conceptions theory.”
Ben Shapiro, Ph.D., was selected as one of the Journal of the Learning Sciences (JLS) Best Reviewers of 2021.
CEHD’s Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC) co-hosted a virtual conference with a large group of research centers involved in adult literacy.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today that it is investing $20 million in a collaborative effort by Georgia universities and other partners to leverage artificial intelligence to transform adult learning in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.
College of Education & Human Development Learning Sciences Assistant Professor Min Kyu Kim and College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor Daniel Takabi received a three-year, $399,681 grant from the National Science Foundation for an interdisciplinary project on artificial intelligence (AI) and privacy.
Jason Braasch and Daniel Conine, faculty members in the in the Department of Learning Sciences, are two of eight recipients of the College of Education & Human Development’s Faculty Awards for 2022.
Min Kyu Kim, Ph.D., assistant professor in Learning Sciences, published an article for Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education.
The Department of Learning Sciences’ online master’s program in instructional design and technology was ranked No. 13 in the 2022 Best Online Rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.
Rebekah Pollock, a doctoral student in our department, has her residency study accepted for publication in the Journal of Black Psychology.
Assistant Professor Jessica Scott and Associate Professor Sue Kasun co-authored a chapter in a book selected as one of Choice’s Outstanding Academic Titles for 2021.
Daphne Greenberg, Ph.D., was the keynote speaker for the MTML Professional Development Learning Day for the LBS Field on Nov 12.
When you have learning differences, public schools can’t always provide everything that you need. This was the case for Presidential Scholar Aliyah Bradley-Davino.
Min Kyu Kim, Ph.D., published article feedback in a graduate-level online course” for Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies.
Jennifer Darling-Aduana, assistant professor in the Department of Learning Sciences, will be a panelist on a Nov. 5 virtual webinar entitled, “What is Driving the Demand for Digital Learning? Is Digital Learning Effective?” hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Program on Education Policy and Governance.
Assistant Professor Lauren Margulieux will serve as a panelist for a webinar entitled, “NSF Career Awards: Tips and Advice for Proposal Preparation.”
Learning Sciences seniors MaryKatherine Foxley and Annie Stott are completing their first placement in the adapted curriculum special education field.
Daphne Greenberg, Ph.D., serves as a panelist at the Education and Workforce Speaker Series. Science for Georgia and Partners were hosts. The event took place June 16.
Learning Sciences graduates Sarah Burris, Toni Hazlett, Kelsey Robinson, Genesis Diaz, and Diana Piccarreto-Garcia receive Special Education B.S.Ed. degree at the 2021 spring commencement ceremony.
Daphne Greenberg, Ph.D., was elected Chair of the Adult Literacy and Adult Education Special Interest Group (ALAE SIG) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Eric Sembrat is the 2021 recipient of the Outstanding Dissertation in Learning Technologies Award, which is given to a student whose dissertation demonstrates excellence and advances the state of knowledge in the field of instructional technology.
Kathryn McCarthy, assistant professor in Learning Sciences is a guest on a recent episode of the Emerging Issues in Educational Psychology podcast presented by APA Division 15.
Assistant Professor Ben Shapiro worked with colleagues at Vanderbilt University on the Mapping Self in Society Project (MaSelfS), a Spencer Foundation and National Science Foundation-funded project to develop curriculum for teachers interested in teaching personal geography.
Min Kyu Kim, assistant professor in Learning Sciences, published an article for the Journal of Educational Technology Research & Development (ETRD).
Daniel Conine, assistant professor in Learning Sciences, published an article for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Ki Young Kang, a Language & Literacy Fellow, has her first publication accepted at the American Annals of the Deaf.
Elizabeth Stevens, Ph.D., published “Examining Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, and Content Knowledge Instruction During Fourth Grade Social Studies Teaching” in the Journal of Reading and Writing. We asked her about this work.
We are pleased to announce that through IES funding (R305B200007) we have postdoctoral positions available in adult literacy. Learn more about how you can apply.
Meet Megan Spacht, a graduate student in the special education – Deaf education program in the Department of Learning Sciences.
Jessica Scott, assistant professor in Learning Sciences, published an article for the Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education.
WSB-TV spoke with Iris Feinberg, a research assistant professor, about how language barriers impact a pandemic.
Jennifer Darling-Aduana, assistant professor in learning technologies, gave a quote to an article published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in regards […]
Brendan Calandra and Lauren Margulieux have established a new project to increase computational literacy among K-12 students in rural and low-income communities.
Min Kyu Kim, assistant professor in Learning Sciences, published an article for the Journal of Computers in Education.
The week of Aug. 2-8 honors International Assistance Dog Week. It just so happens one of our new professors, Justin Malone has a service animal (SA) we would like to celebrate.
Iris Feinberg talks with Helen Osborne of Health Literacy Out Loud (HLOL) on a podcast.
Elizabeth Stevens and a team of researchers at the University of Texas at Austin conducted a quasi-experimental study in on struggling readers in fourth grade.
Elizabeth Stevens, Ph.D., publishes an article in the Scientific Studies of Reading.
Daphne Greenberg has created the first post-doctoral fellowship training program in the country designed to support new Ph.D. graduates interested in studying adult literacy.
Elizabeth Stevens received the 2020 Rebecca L. Sandak Young Investigator Award that includes a certificate and a monetary award of $500.
DaShaunda Patterson will present “Supporting Exceptional Children and their Families During Virtual Learning” for the college’s first virtual research symposium.
Johari Harris-Ward, an alumna of the College of Education & Human Development (CEHD) in educational psychology, appears on a TV news program regarding the formation of Freedom School.
Katie McCarthy teaches college students to become more effective learners through funding from the Spencer Foundation.
Assistant Professors Natalie King and Lauren Margulieux have been chosen for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program.
Former Ph.D. researcher in Learning Sciences pens book on biology that anyone can use.
The Department of Learning Sciences celebrates its Honors Day award recipients for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Seminar in Health Behavior: Acquisition and Change offered Fall 2020.
DLS will be offering a new and completely online Graduate Certificate in Health Literacy starting this Fall 2020.
Brendan Calandra and Min Kyu Kim were invited to speak at the 2020 International Webinar on Challenges for Change in Higher Education Online Classes, hosted by Yonsei University, South Korea.
Liya Endale, educational psychology, Ph.D. student receives great news from the Fulbright Student Program.
The Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC) collaborated with the School of Public Health’s Prevention Resource Center to create COVID-19 materials for refugees in Clarkston.
Assistant professor Lauren Margulieux and clinical assistant professor Michael Law have several tips for educators navigating how best to reach their students during online classes.
Min Kyu Kim, Ph.D., published an article in the Journal of Computers in Education on learner participation during asynchronous online discussions.
Kim publishes a study on how students emerge as learning leaders in small group online discussions.
CEHD career and technical education alumnus Elissa Oliver has received the 2020 Georgia ProStart Educator of Excellence Award.
Lauren Margulieux received a $489,631 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Jonte Myers will attend the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Early Career Faculty pre-conference seminar this April.
Min Kyu Kim, Ph.D., published an article for the Journal of Computing in Higher Education
Min Kyu Kim, Ph.D. published and article for the journal Computers in Human Behavior.
Min Kyu Kim published an article in the Journal of Research on Technology in Education.
Heathcare science teacher education student Bethany Collins is a 2019 recipient of the Kinetic Credit Union’s Golden Apple Award.
Professor Daphne Greenberg was one of the invited presenters at the Barbara Bush Foundation’s inaugural National Summit on Adult Literacy on Nov. 13.
CEHD graduate student Theresa Godbold received a $1,500 Snapping Shoals Bright Ideas Grant for a project designed to increase elementary students’ engagement in social studies, reading comprehension and writing.
Janet Burns served on a committee for the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health and as a keynote speaker for the CTAE Teacher Conference.
Educational Psychology assistant professor Kathryn McCarthy received a $6,000 grant. Her research is, “Examining Students’ Disciplinary Knowledge: Making Comprehension Strategies Visible.”
Sara McDaniel, Ph.D. is a promising young scholar in emotional and behavioral disorders. Her focus on reducing youth violence, racism and discrimination receives considerable recognition. She is the recipient of the DR 2020 Distinguished Early Career Research Award.
Jacob English, Ph.D. (Educational Psychology) presented his dissertation findings to the NCAA Research Committee.
Georgia State Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2019 and includes Educational Psychology doctoral alumnus Jacob English.
Jessica Scott, Sarah Hansen and Amy Lederberg worked together on an article accepted by one of the premier journals in deaf education research.
Min Kyu Kim, assistant professor in Learning Sciences had a recent publication in Technology, Knowledge and Learning.
Congratulations to David E. Houchins and his research team on their new IES funded grant.
Learning Sciences graduate student Taylor McGee has been awarded the competitive fall 2019 graduate student research assistantship by SACSCOC.
Congratulations to Maggie Renken and Jake Cohen on their becoming Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) fellows.
Michael Law, Ph.D. received approval to expand the Micro-Credentialing Digital Badging Program. It was set up as one curriculum of three courses and will now be four curricula totaling 12 courses.
Maggie Renken, Ph.D. is working on a project titled EPIC. She is co-leading with Brennan Collins, Ph.D. and a university-wide team of faculty, staff and graduate students.
Jessica Scott, Ph.D. was elected Secretary of the Research on the Education of Deaf Persons special interest group of the prestigious American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Janet Burns, clinical professor in Learning Sciences, has been appointed to the National Post Secondary Leadership Advisory Committee.
Lauren Margulieux was selected by attendees at the 2019 International Computing Education Research conference to win the John Henry Award.
Claire Donehower, Ph.D. and Eli Jimenez, Ph.D. have been working to get CEHD’s new Interactive Teaching and Learning Lab (ITLL) up and running for Fall 2019.
This summer Ann Kruger, Ph.D. worked with the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative (ETSI), a collaboration of Emory University and the Dalai Lama, on a project.
View our list of faculty highlights and spotlights. From new appointments to publications. We will continue to add to this list.
Georgia State University College of Education & Human Development professor David Houchins has received a four-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Center for Special Education Research to study a blended learning literacy program in juvenile justice schools.
In his new book, “Fully Compliant: Compliance Training to Change Behavior,” Department of Learning Sciences master’s student Travis Waugh argues that good compliance training can be effectively designed and delivered by incorporating an understanding of learning behavior and development.
The College of Education & Human Development’s Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC) awarded $10,000 in grant funding among three Georgia State University students to further their research in adult literacy.
Using Pencil Code to teach computational thinking skills to eighth graders.
College of Education & Human Development Assistant Professors Min Kyu Kim and Yinying Wang received a $49,618 grant from the Spencer Foundation to study how students become leaders when learning online.
African-American girls in low-income, high-risk neighborhoods report encounters with aggression and sexual objectification, according to Georgia State University researchers
Andrew Potter is an M.S. student in the Educational Psychology program. Learn more about him.
Jacob Alan English is a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology program. He’s also an alumni of other Georgia State programs. Learn more about him.
Megan Crymes is a doctoral candidate in the educational psychology program. Learn more about her.
Dr. Daphne Greenberg, titled one of Georgia State University’s Distinguished University Professors, is a professor in the Educational Psychology (EPY) field of study.
Meet Educational Psychology professor Dr. Karen M. Zabrucky, who has been with Georgia State University since 1986.
Our Voices interview with Elena Nightingale, Ph.D. candidate in the Educational Psychology program, Nightingale works as a research assistant for the Center for the Study of Adult Literacy (CSAL).
Jed Appelrouth, Ph.D. is a candidate in the Educational Psychology (EPY) program. He runs a tutoring service and is an artist.
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