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November 22, 2016
Thanks to a $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, faculty scholars in the College of Education and Human Development will begin a five-year study focused on best practices in literacy-infused science for English language learners and economically challenged middle school students in rural, suburban, and urban school districts across Texas.
November 15, 2016
Becoming a mentor, making a positive difference, improving literacy. Three undergraduates with three different reasons for taking part in an undergraduate research project focused on reluctant readers in middle school.
November 14, 2016
Eight leaders in human performance and health education field took the stage and led a set of interactive discussions on research and professional experience.
November 14, 2016
Dr. Mary Alfred will be inducted at the International Adult & Continuing Education (IACE) Hall of Fame ceremony on November 15 in Orlando.
November 08, 2016
In Fall 2017, Dr. Nafukho will work at Kenya’s Kenyatta University in the newly established Innovation, Research, and Outreach Unit.
November 07, 2016
The event will be held at the Equestrian Center and will feature a number of national and local sport teams and organizations.
November 04, 2016
Dozens of educators from regions across Texas gathered to exchange ideas, strategies, and effective methods aimed at improving student success within their districts.
November 01, 2016
Research happening in the Neurobiological Lab for Learning and Development (NLD) is focused on making the college a leader in the sleep quality field by examining sleep’s full impact.
October 31, 2016
Following the passing of a recent bipartisan bill allocating billions of dollars toward sending American astronauts to Mars, Professor & Associate Dean for Research Dr. Sue Bloomfield is looking into different health factors that will affect astronauts.
October 27, 2016
After spending seven years as an integral part of the College of Education and Human Development, Dr. Shailen Singh is handing over the reins. At the end of October, he is leaving his post as Director of the Marilyn Kent Byrne Student Success Center.
October 26, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), recently awarded four grants totaling more than $10,000,000 to seven affiliates from the Texas A&M University Bilingual Education Programs and the Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition (CRDLLA.)
October 25, 2016
The class, led by Dr. Idethia Harvey, is a result of the continuing partnership between CEHD and the Bryan Federal Prison Camp to focus on different needs for female inmates.
October 24, 2016
In both of her speeches, sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr. Alexander addressed pervasive issues facing the support of STEM interests beginning in early childhood.
October 24, 2016
Dr. Cheryl Craig, professor of teacher education and the Houston Endowment, Inc.’s Endowed Chair of Urban Education, is the latest inductee into her alma mater’s Wall of Fame.
October 19, 2016
Her passion for supporting students in their content area classes in middle and high school garnered the attention of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers and resulted in her being awarded the ALER Dissertation Award for 2016.
October 17, 2016
A number of outstanding faculty, staff and alumni – including Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak – will be honored at the College of Education and Human Development awards celebration.
October 07, 2016
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded a $4.7 million, two-year grant for a statewide Adult Education and Literacy Professional Development Center to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) at Texas A&M University.
October 07, 2016
Under the Quality Matters guidelines, Dr. Mark can now design additional online courses that will create an online driven learning experience for online students.
October 05, 2016
A unique phenomenon with no explanation. By teaching a computer how to solve an equation, research shows a student also learns.
September 28, 2016
Research has proven time and time again that children’s friends can directly impact their academic performance. But, what about a connection between extracurricular activities, friends and academic performance?
September 21, 2016
Being a single mom is difficult, but throw in a full-time research position at a tier one research university and the difficulty level increases significantly. Just ask Dr. Jamilia Blake, associate professor of school psychology.
September 20, 2016
The annual Dr. John Hoyle Memorial Academic Leadership Institute (ALI) will be held November 2-3 at the Thomas G. Hildebrand Equine Complex.
September 19, 2016
When it comes to being recognized as a top university in the sports world, NCAA and conference championship titles are often the main focus. However, researchers in the Laboratory for the Study of Intercollegiate Athletics (LSIA) have created another way for universities to win – win more championships while also spending less money.
September 14, 2016
The College of Education and Human Development has a new representative in the University Scholars program. Ecaroh Jackson, a sophomore interdisciplinary studies major, was recently selected as part of the University Scholars class of 2019.
September 13, 2016
The study was conducted by Major Nicholas Barringer, PhD under the direction of HLKN professor and department head Dr. Richard Kreider, in collaboration with members of the US Army, and colleagues at Texas A&M University.

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