April 2022 Faculty News

April 28, 2022

GSGNPT(In reading order): Gillian Stewart Gregory, Program Director of the FSU COE Office of Research, and Nicole Patton Terry, Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research, are 2022 Institutional Challenge Grant winners for the William T. Grant Foundation. Their grant is called "University Research Partnerships to Reduce Educational Disparity in College Towns: Building a Model in Tallahassee, FL," and the grant supports a partnership between Florida State University, Leon County Schools, and Florida A&M University, which aims to address educational disparities, specifically in reading.


April 27, 2022

Li Hiver and Papi(In reading order): Dr. Shaofeng Li, Associate Professor of Foreign and Second Language Education, Dr. Phil Hiver, Assistant Professor of Foreign and Second Language Education, and Dr. Mostafa Papi, Assistant Professor of Foreign and Second Language Education, have co-edited a book entitled "The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Individual Differences." The book consists of 32 chapters providing a thorough, in-depth discussion of the theory, research, and pedagogy pertaining to the role individual difference factors play in second language acquisition.

April 27, 2022

Shaofeng LiDr. Shaofeng Li, Associate Professor of Foreign and Second Language Education, edited the first issue of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics.





April 27, 2022

Shaofeng LiDr. Shaofeng Li, Associate Professor of Foreign and Second Language Education, as published a co-authored article on the effects of immediate and delayed corrective feedback in second language learning in Studies in Second Language Acquisition, a prestigious journal in language education and applied linguistics. The information about the article is available here: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/studies-in-second-language-acquisition/latest-issue.




April 27, 2022

Rose SkeppleDr. Rose Skepple, coordinator in the School of Teacher Education, received the Faculty Seminole Award from the Office of Student Organizations & Involvement in FSU’s Division of Student Affairs. This award is presented to individuals who go beyond their job responsibilities and are enthusiastic about working with and helping students.



April 25, 2022

Hines headshotDr. Erik Hines, associate professor of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, was recently elected to the board of directors for the Florida School Counseling Association.




April 25, 2022

BuningDr. Megan Buning, Teaching Specialist for FSU COACH, has been invited to present as part of a coaching series presented by Cutting Edge Coaching. She will present "Training Mindfulness in Practice to Increase Focus in Games" on July 20th at 1:00PM EST.




April 20, 2022

BuningEcclesDr. Megan Buning, Teaching Specialist for FSU COACH, and Dr. David Eccles, Sport Psychology professor, recently worked together on a publication entitled "The Transition of an Applied Sport Psychology Training Program at a US University from a Face-to-face to a Virtual Mode: An Autoethnographic Case Study." The paper also featured doctoral students Thomas Gretton and Gabriela Caviedas along with alumna Kristen Weber.


April 18, 2022

Hines, Hiver, Perez-FelknerPhil Hiver (School of Teacher Education, Left), Lara Perez-Felkner (Ed. Leadership and Policy Studies, Center), and Mia Hines (OASIS, right) recently won teaching and advising awards. 


Phil Hiver: Outstanding Graduate Teaching

Lara Perez-Felkner: Inclusive Teaching and Mentoring

Mia Hines: Outstanding Graduate Advising

April 18, 2022

Sherry SoutherlandDr. Sherry Southerland, professor in the School of Teacher Education, recently published "Our Shifting Understandings of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in Physics" in The Physics Teacher. The paper was also recently featured in a NewsWise article by American Institute of Physics.




April 14, 2022

Dr YoonDr. Eunhui Yoon, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, recently published a book chapter entitled "Korean LGBTQ+ Adolescents' School Experiences and What Teachers, School Counselors, and Administrators Can Do."




April 13, 2022

Dr YoonMayDr. Eunhui Yoon (left), Assistant Professor in the School Counseling and Counselor Education Program, recently published a book chapter with Dr. Simone May (right) entitled "Preparing LGBTQ+ students for postsecondary transitions through career development" in "Equity-Based Career Development and Postsecondary Transitions: An American Imperative" by Laura Owens and Erik Hines.




April 11, 2022

K GuthrieAssociate Professor of Higher Education Kathy Guthrie recently published "What Mission Statements Say: Signaling the Priority of Leadership Development" in the Journal of Higher Education Policy and Leadership Studies.





April 11, 2022

Betsy BeckerEducational Psychology professor Dr. Betsy Becker has been elected the Program Chair of the Educational Statisticians SIG within AERA.






April 3, 2022

Sherry SoutherlandDr. Sherry Southerland, professor of Science Education in the School of Teacher Education, was recently referenced in a Science Daily article entitled "Making physics instruction more equitable."





April 2, 2022

Sonia CabellAssociate Professor Dr. Sonia Cabell recently published "Evidence-based features of writing instruction in widely used kindergarten English language arts curricula" in Literary Research and Instruction.



April 1, 2022

GiardinaSport Management Professor Dr. Michael Giardina was a featured expert last month on a WalletHub article covering March Madness Stats and Facts.