Kudos to Drs. Bray, Kehle, Sanetti, & Chafouleas

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.

Read more here.

Sandra Chafouleas Named Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor

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]

Teaching and Learning with iPads Conference

Join Us for Our 6th Annual

Teaching and Learning with iPads Conference

A One-Day Event for K-12 Educators

Sponsored by the Department of Educational Psychology
in the Neag School of Education

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
University of Connecticut Main Campus
Storrs, Connecticut

$115 registration fee includes conference attendance, UConn parking, and lunch.

For more information please visit the conference website.

Congratulations to Current and Former members of the Educational Psychology Department Neag Alumni Award Recipients for 2017

Congratulations to Current and Former members of the Educational Psychology Department Neag Alumni Award Recipients for 2017

 

Drs. Shamim S. Patwa  – Outstanding School Administrator

Dr. Alan Kraut – Outstanding Professional

Dr. Melvyn L. Reich – Lifetime Achievement Award

 

For more information and to see videos highlighting the work of all of the 2017 Neag Alumni Awardees visit http://education.uconn.edu/2017/03/20/neag-school-celebrates-2017-alumni-awardees/

Professor James O’Neil shares insights with Monitor on Psychology about gender role conflicts among men.

Professor James O’Neil shares insights with Monitor on Psychology about gender role conflicts among men.

The men America left behind

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.

ICYMI: National Pub STAT Covers Work by Prof. Eric Loken

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.

https://www.statnews.com/2017/02/17/p-value-significance/

 

CBER Celebrates 10 Years of Success

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.

Dr. Brandi Simonsen, Dr. Michael Coyne, Vice Provost Sally Reis, Dr. George Sugai, and Dean Gladis Kersaint at 10th Anniversary Celebration for CBER (Center for Behavior Education & Research)
Dr. Brandi Simonsen, Dr. Michael Coyne, Vice Provost Sally Reis, Dr. George Sugai, and Dean Gladis Kersaint at 10th Anniversary Celebration for CBER (Center for Behavior Education & Research)