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Four-pronged Approach for a Change in Institutional Support of Faculty of Color May Prove Beneficial for Tenure
Sep. 21, 2023
Study highlighting how institutions can use policy change to better support their faculty of color co-authored by ELP professor, Denisa Gandara.

David DeMatthews Discusses the Impact of DEI Legislation
Sep. 20, 2023
KVUE Online Associate Professor David DeMatthews of the College of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy discusses the implications of recent DEI legislation within the higher education landscape with KVUE’s Daranesha Herron. Watch the story on…

Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence: CCCSE Continues to Illuminate the Student Experience
Sep. 20, 2023
Last year marked a momentous occasion for the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCCSE) as we proudly celebrated its 20th anniversary. One of CCCSE’s shining achievements is the successful implementation of the Improving Large-Scale Student Engagement Survey for Younger Learners project. This groundbreaking pilot survey was specifically tailored to…

The Path to Becoming a Personal Trainer Starts at UT Austin
Sep. 19, 2023
Austin Fit Magazin recently highlighted the powerful educational impact that the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education has on students interested in becoming personal trainers.

UT Austin Commends Newly Promoted Faculty Members
Sep. 19, 2023
This academic year more than 130 assistant, associate and professional-track professors were promoted or granted tenure in recognition of their efforts to advance the University’s academic mission and facilitate world-changing advances. This number includes 11 exceptional faculty members from the College of Education who have made significant contributions to…

Segregation by Experience – the Book and Discussion with Jennifer Keys Adair
Sep. 15, 2023
During early childhood educators have an opportunity to harness their students’ fascination and desire for discovery to create unique learning opportunities. Some teachers engage with their students’ ideas in ways that make learning collaborative – but not all students have access to these kinds of learning environments. In her book…

Scholars of Distinction: Burnt Orange Stars in the College of Education
Sep. 14, 2023
We are delighted to shine a spotlight on this special group of undergraduate students who embody the spirit of innovation and excellence that defines our college.

Meta-analysis Research Shows Current Approach to Teaching Reading Comprehension is Flawed
Sep. 13, 2023
Special Education Assistant Professor Peng Peng found that current teaching practices are out of step with cognitive science research.

Grants, Awards and Achievements: September 2023
Sep. 13, 2023
The members of our community – faculty, students and administrators – receive a wide range of grants and fellowships and are selected for a myriad of awards recognizing both work and impact.

COE Media Mentions: August 25 to September 8
Sep. 11, 2023
Opinion: Eliminating school libraries is senselessAugust 26, 2023Austin American-Statesman and Waco Tribune-HeraldFeatured Faculty: David DeMatthews (op-ed) Texas takeover raises back-to-school anxiety for Houston students, parents and teachersAugust 27, 2023The Associated PressFeatured Faculty: David DeMatthews Despite announcement,…