March 2022 Faculty News

March 30, 2022

LiDr. Shaofeng Li edited the first edition of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics. He also recently 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.



March 30, 2022

Dennen Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies professor Dr. Vanessa Dennen received the Best Paper Award at the 20th International Conference on e-Society 2022 for her paper "Teen social media use during COVID-19: Parent perceptions and oversight." 


March 28, 2022

Root headshotSpecial Education Associate Professor Dr. Jenny Root recently won the Robert M. Gagne Research Award at the 2022 Marvalene Hughes Research in Education Conference.





March 24, 2022

Cam BeattyEducational Leadership and Policy Studies assistant professor Cameron Beatty has been recognized with the 2022 Dr. Susan R. Komives Research Award.






March 22, 2022

Hines headshotDr. Erik Hines, associate professor of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, and Laura Owen (San Diego State University) recently published a co-edited a book titled, "Equity-Based Career Development and Postsecondary Transitions: An American Imperative." This book is the first of its kind to discuss career development and postsecondary transitions from an access and equity perspective. Further, this text serves as a call to action to ensure the United States’ most vulnerable populations has an opportunity to successfully transition into multiple postsecondary options after high school.

March 21, 2022

NASPA Faculty 22Faculty members Robert Schwartz, Cameron Beatty, Bradley Cox, and Kathy Guthrie are presenting at this year's NASPA Conference in Baltimore, MD. 






March 14, 2022

NPTDr. Nicole Patton Terry, Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research, is officially a member of the 3rd cohort of The Atlantic Coast Conference Leader's Network. 




March 14, 2022

Amal IbourkDr. Amal Ibourk's CAREER proposal, "Developing Elementary Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Toward Justice-Centered Climate Change Teaching," has been approved and funded by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Ibourk will be investigating ways to support both PSETs’ & in-service elementary teachers’ self-efficacy toward justice-centered climate change teaching, their climate change literacy, and what can be learned about their climate change identity and climate justice.




March 7, 2022

Hines headshotDr. Erik Hines, associate professor of school counseling, was recently funded nearly $1 million by the National Science Foundation's Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program-Research Track for a grant project that serves the national need of recruiting and retaining highly effective Black male high school STEM teachers. This research project will investigate factors influencing the effectiveness and retention of Black male STEM teachers in high-need school districts.


March 7, 2022

Root headshotSpecial Education Associate Professor Dr. Jenny Root was a keynote speaker for ACRES 41st Annual National Conference. She spoke on math instruction for rural students with disabilities.





March 7, 2022

Hines headshotDr. Erik Hines, associate professor of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, recently edited "Equity-Based Career Development and Postsecondary Readiness" for the Journal of College Access.




March 3, 2022

ACPA Faculty Presenters Cam Beatty, Robert Scwartz, Sally WatkinsEducational Leadership and Policy Studies assistant professor Cameron Beatty (left), Higher Education professor Robert Schwartz (middle), and teaching faculty Sally Watkins (right) present at the ACPA conference this Sunday, March 6.