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CEHD faculty, students and alumni recognized in 2017January 7, 2018Read more
Faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are leaders in their field, not only recognized for their expertise, but also dedicated to supporting our students as they pursue their education. In 2017, our committed researchers, prof …
Math Ed professor to study mathematics motivation and engagementJanuary 6, 2018Read more
When children are young, they are mathematically curious all of the time. We hear them challenging each other to count to the highest number, chatting about the concept of infinity, and identifying patterns in games that ask them to “pick the item tha …
Nadisha Downs student researcher/advocateDecember 4, 2017Read more
Nadisha Downs, a Human Services major, collaborated with HDFS faculty, Rob Palkovitz, to study the involvement of young African American fathers in the lives of their children. Nadisha Downs grew up in Wilmington and is intimately aware o …
Alumna Committed to PeaceNovember 22, 2017Read more
In an effort to inspire a future of peace around the world, Kendra DeMicco, MAT ’13, established a young adult leadership development initiative. In 2017, her team held 3 Peace Camps–in Turkey, Iraq and Colombia, South America– bringing together 150 young people with opposing ideologies.
Open job searches with CEHDNovember 10, 2017Read more
In addition to our postings for academic positions, we have added a job listing for a Part-Time Recruitment Specialist. If you have experience marketing undergrad and grad programs, apply to join our dynamic team while working on our beautiful Newark campus.
Fall Graduate Programs Open HouseOctober 30, 2017Read more
Join us this fall to learn about CEHD Graduate Programs. We are hosting open houses online and in person, providing information about our faculty, curriculum, funding and application requirements for our masters and doctoral programs.
Gov. Carney signs 3 education billsOctober 30, 2017Read more
CEHD faculty and staff participated in the signing of 3 House Bills aimed at improving K-12 education in Delaware. These will the help increased pool of new teachers in DE public schools, and require high schools to offer computer science courses.
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.