Joseph Madaus, professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Neag School of Education, shares his insights on the opportunities and challenges facing students with disabilities in a recent article published on The Conversation. Read the article here.
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MEA professor Betsy Mccoach, together with cognitive scientists and neuroscientists at UConn, wins $3 million NSF reward to train 50 graduate students in the science of learning and how to communicate their research to the public. Read more here.
Profs Melissa Bray, Thomas Kehle, Lisa Sanetti, and Sandra Chafouleas have been listed among the top 20 most productive intervention researchers in School Psychology, according to a newly published study in Psychology in the Schools identifying authors and training programs that have made the most frequent contributions to intervention research in six school psychology journals between 2005 and 2014.
In addition, our School Psychology program is ranked the 2nd-most productive based on number of total publications from 2005 to 2014.
Professor Sandra M. Chafouleas in the Neag School’s Department of Educational Psychology has been named a University of Connecticut Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor — the highest honor that the university bestows on faculty who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. The award honors faculty who have spent at least 10 years of their career at UConn and have attained the rank of full professor. The UConn Board of Trustees approved Chafouleas’ prestigious designation at its April 26 meeting in Storrs. [Read the full article]
They suffer from the the largest shortfall of jobs. Their mortality rate has been rising. What are psychologists doing to help?
For as long as America has been a country, the straight white American man has been king of the hill. But as society changes and culture evolves, the ground beneath that hill is growing shaky. Economically, physically and emotionally, many American men are fighting to maintain a foothold.
Statistician Andrew Gelman, of Columbia University, and Eric Loken, a psychologist at the University of Connecticut, say scientists have bought into a “fallacy” — that if a statistically significant result emerges from a “noisy” experiment, a.k.a. one with many variables that are difficult to account for, that result is by definition a sound one.
The Center for Behavioral Education and Research celebrated its 10th anniversary on October 14. The celebration highlighted the Center’s accomplishments and recognized the leadership of founding director, Dr. George Sugai.
For those of who were unable to attend in person, enjoy photos from the event here. You can also find CBER highlights here. To learn more about CBER, visit the website, where you can check out the projects presently underway as well as the interests of CBER researchers.