Spencer grant to improve assessment of students’ writing skillsOctober 20, 2017Read more
Josh Wilson’s Spencer Grant will allow him to expand his research to develop a new computerized formative assessment model that identifies student language skills at the word, sentence, and discourse level through automated evaluations of the essay’s word choice, syntax, and cohesion. He will examine results across multiple genres of student writing, and further test the ability of the model to predict scores on state writing assessments.
NIH grant will study of stigma surrounding drug useOctober 20, 2017Read more
Valerie Earnshaw, UD’s CEHD Faculty Scholar, received a 4-year Mentored Research Scientist Development Award from the NIH to examine longitudinal associations between disclosure, stigma, social support, and SUD recovery-related outcomes among people receiving SUD treatment.
CEHD recognizes excellenceOctober 9, 2017Read more
Dean Vukelich presented three awards this month, recognizing the work of CEHD colleagues: Nick Bell received the Dr. Rita M. Fillos Award; Bill Lewis the CEHD Excellence in Teaching Award and Josh Wilson the Dean’s Research Award.
New Alumni!September 15, 2017Read more
Congratulations on graduating from UD. Whether you now have your Associate’s degree or a Ph.D., we are here to provide support and encouragement throughout your professional journey.
Valerie Earnshaw received 4-Year NIH grantSeptember 14, 2017Read more
Dr. Earnshaw received an Early Career Development award from National Institute of Health. She will study of stigma surrounding drug use while being mentored by Jean-Philippe Laurenceau, UD professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences.
Improving ELA instruction in DE classroomsAugust 30, 2017Read more
Literacy professors Josh Wilson and Charles MacArthur received an IES grant to study the effect PEG Writing software has on nearly 3,000 students from Red Clay School District in grades 3-5. The grant partners them with Gaysha Beard, supervisor of Red Clay’s English language arts (ELA).
#CEHDClassrooms ContestAugust 8, 2017Read more
Calling all teachers! To recognize and reward you for all the time, energy and money spent on your classrooms, enter your photos in the #CEHDClassrooms Contest. Deadline August 31.
Building life skillsJuly 19, 2017Read more
On July 19, a student in CDS’s Summer CLSC program joined the Dean’s staff to learn about communications and marketing. CLSC provides young adults with disabilities the opportunity to develop essential life skills and explore practical experiences in their intended career path.
Do ugly websites horrify you?July 11, 2017Read more
Do you cringe when you click on a website and find outdated content, poorly cropped photos or illogically organized menus? Then do we have an opportunity for you. CEHD is looking for a part time web content developer to help redesign our College and Centers’ websites.
CEHD recognized outstanding alumniJune 7, 2017Read more
During our Alumni Weekend reception, CEHD presented awards to four outstanding alumni. Sally Gore received the Leadership and Community Service Award, Mark Holodick – Excellence in Education Award, Nick Baker – Service to CEHD Award and Zoi Philippakos – New Graduate Award.