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The research of more than 70 USF researchers and graduate students will be presented to the educational research community at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting from April 21-26 in San Diego, CA.
USF research team receives $1 million grant to launch oral history project exploring civics education, varying systems of government
The USF College of Education was awarded a $1 million grant by the Florida Department of Education to develop a new series of oral history resources that will be used by educators, school districts and the public as part of Florida’s revised civics education curriculum.
A USF research team has received a $50,000 grant from the Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood to launch a new project that will help caregivers identify early warning signs of mental health issues in young children.
Research shows importance of providing multicultural books that reflect children’s identity during the pandemic
When the pandemic began and schools moved to remote learning, many parents and caregivers were afraid their children would fall behind academically and socially. Responding to those concerns led College of Education professors AnnMarie Gunn and Susan Bennett to team up with the Police Athletic League (PAL) of St. Petersburg, which seeks to inspire hope and transform the lives of at-risk youth.
City of St. Petersburg approves USF and community researchers’ recommendations on how to address systemic racism
St. Petersburg City Council members are moving forward with a plan created by an interdisciplinary team of researchers coordinated by the University of South Florida on how to identify and address structural racism in the community.
A reflection of the authors' research interests and experiences, the book, titled “(Re)Designing Programs: A Vision for Equity-Centered, Clinically Based Teacher Preparation,” explores the current issues faced in K-12 schools and the need to flip teacher learning upside-down.
The Journal of Practitioner Research, an open-access journal housed in the USF College of Education, published a special issue about the challenges and opportunities teachers are facing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A USF research team was awarded a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a multi-year project that will prepare the next generation of educators and scholars within the school psychology profession.
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USF associate professor launches interdisciplinary research center in partnership with Caribbean university
In collaboration with the University of West Indies Cave Hill, College of Education associate professor Patriann Smith recently launched an interdisciplinary research center in Bridgetown, Barbados.
USF research team awarded Library of Congress grant to promote visual literacy and historical inquiry with young children
A USF research team received a Library of Congress grant for a project that will strengthen the skills of early childhood teachers in supporting preschoolers’ exploratory learning and play-based inquiry using community-based historical photographs.
What’s the connection between literacy and climate change? How teachers can introduce eco-justice literacies into their classrooms
How can teachers prepare to introduce escalating social justice issues like climate change into their literacy curriculum? USF Assistant Professor Alexandra Panos offers some tips in-service teachers can follow.
College of Education Associate Professor Patriann Smith, PhD, was a recipient of USF’s Outstanding Research Achievement Award. Presented by USF Research and Innovation, this year’s awards recognized 22 faculty members for their achievements in research productivity.