Features

January 27, 2015
Dr. Lynne Walters, associate professor within the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture, was recently invited on behalf of the rector of Ahmad Dahlan University (UAD) in Indonesia to serve as the honorary speaker for the December 2014 graduation, and as the first foreigner to ever be presented with the opportunity to speak at UAD.
January 20, 2015
Researchers at the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity are studying what happens to adults that spend extended in bed, usually after surgery.
January 06, 2015
Reaching more than 350,000 students throughout the city, the United Way of Greater Houston’s (UWGH) urban education initiative is ambitious, to say the least. Still, the program has thrived thanks to guidance from researchers at the College of Education and Human Development’s Education Research Center (ERC) at Texas A&M University.
December 10, 2014
International students Woojun Lee and Xuewei Chen discuss something of importance that can only be discovered through the Texas A&M culture – what it means to be an Aggie.
December 03, 2014
Dr. Suzanne Droleskey tells us about her experience teaching International Studies major Kaitlyn Kellermeyer, who is blind, the art of tai chi.
November 11, 2014
On Christmas Day 2011, Nikki Altman received news that would change her life forever. Her husband, Staff Sergeant Joseph Altman, was killed in active duty while serving in Afghanistan. Three years later, a scholarship from the Pat Tillman Foundation and enrollment in the College of Education and Human Development’s human resource development bachelor’s degree program gave her life new purpose.
The Shaping Our Future statue in Harrington Tower Plaza.
November 06, 2014
Three finalists have been selected through a national search for the dean of the College of Education and Human Development
November 04, 2014
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) hosted 24 teachers from Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang province in China, October 6-24 for the 3rd annual Language Institute.
September 25, 2014
For the first time, the Teacher Quality Grant Program allowed educators to observe students from their homes or school campuses via a live camera feed.
September 18, 2014
At the College of Education and Human Development, we are constantly finding new ways to tell our story.
August 22, 2014
Dean Corrigan served as Dean of the College of Education and Human Development between 1980-1989. Amidst the education reform movement in the late 1980s, Corrigan led a complete revision of the college’s degree programs. In this letter to Spirit magazine, he reflects on the challenges that the college faced while advocating for a more diverse faculty and student body.
August 15, 2014
Dr. Glenn Phillips begins his book of Aggie poetry – “Fellow Students” – with a poignant author’s note to the reader: “For many poets, their first book is a greeting. For me, this book is a way to say farewell.”
CEHD sculpture
July 27, 2014
The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $4.6 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University.
Teacher in a classroom
July 15, 2014
In 2001, Dr. Jan Hughes, professor in the department of Educational Psychology, recruited 784 first grade students for an in-depth look at the complex issue of grade retention. The study, known as Project Achieve, sought to answer the “ultimate” question: Does repeating a year of schooling make a student less likely to graduate?
Research in front of a stage with a band
June 12, 2014

Music entertains people all around the world. Live music performances can affect an audience’s mood and energy levels and the performers, too.

Camp LIFE camper
May 20, 2014

The College of Education and Human Development offers numerous opportunities and volunteer activities for pre-service teachers to explore related to their major.

Earthquake tremor reading
April 08, 2014
With the recent earthquakes in California and Chile, disaster recovery is no fun at all. But thanks to a board game designed by science education doctoral student Abigail Perkins, communities may have a fun way to prepare for recovery after an earthquake.
Students using Second Life in the KATE project
April 07, 2014
The K-12 learning landscape is constantly changing. To keep pace with these changes, many teachers are searching for innovative ways to keep students engaged. And keeping their attention is only part of the equation in designing effective lessons.
Plant research
February 19, 2014
In 2006 the PlantingScience project collaboration between the Botanical Society of America, Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development and the National Science Foundation launched with an initiative to engage the next generation of scientists and provide middle school and high school students mentoring opportunities with plant scientists.
February 03, 2014
We rarely get to see the inner workings of our own bodies. To unravel the mysteries of what’s happening inside, exercise physiology scientists in the&nbsp;<a href="http://hlknweb.tamu.edu">Department of Health and Kinesiology</a>&nbsp;are exploring the connections between genetics, exercise and health to help promote healthy lifestyles, from the inside out.
January 23, 2014
What started with an initial grant awarded in 2007 to Leon County and the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) to provide innovative counseling services in a rural setting is expanding to serve residents in communities throughout the Brazos Valley.
Tiger Bride documentary photo
January 22, 2014
A public screening for the documentary “Tiger Brides; Memories of Love and War from the G.I. Brides of Tiger Bay” will be held on campus at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on Texas A&M University campus Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7 p.m.
November 20, 2013

The future of technology in education can be revolutionary and endless. With access to new technologies and services, students no longer need to frantically write answers to pop quizzes with pen and paper.

October 23, 2013
For the second year in a row, a group of high school English teachers from Hangzhou, China have traveled to Texas A&M University for the opportunity to participate in a professional development and cultural exchange program hosted by the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) in the College of Education and Human Development, in collaboration with the Hangzhou Education Bureau in China.
October 10, 2013
Closing the educational achievement gap for children who are learning English as a second language is the focus for researchers in Texas A&M University’s new Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition (CRDLLA).

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