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Childhood Education Students Present Honors Research on Literacy Camp

Friday, December 15, 2017

Three U of A students studying childhood education presented their Honors College research last month at the Arkansas Reading Association annual conference.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Childhood Education

Maranto's Latest Book Focuses on Schooling at Home

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Professor Bob Maranto published a book recently titled Homeschooling in the 21st Century: Research and Prospects, co-edited with Debra Bell, executive director of AIM Academy based in Pennsylvania.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Education Policy

Education Students Boost Reading Skills of English Language Learners at Elementary School

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

U of A students gave gifts of reading to children at Linda Childers Knapp Elementary School in Springdale this year, both by helping them improve their reading and by giving them a book to take home.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Childhood Education Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Alumna Publishes Research Article on Community Sustainability

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Michele Halsell, a 2014 University of Arkansas graduate, recently published an article on community sustainability in a peer-reviewed journal.

College of Education and Health Professions Research & Innovation Sustainability

Paid Research Study for Parents ages 20-50 and their Children ages 3-13

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Hydration Science Lab is studying the link between parent and child nutrition with children ages 3-13 years and parents ages 20-50 years. Compensation is $100 per parent/child pair. 

College of Education and Health Professions Studies Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Online Research Survey About Sexual Health in People Who Exercise or Are Physically Active

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The purpose of this study is to examine how exercise and physical activity might impact sexual health. This survey takes 15-25 minutes and is open to any participants over the age of 18.

College of Education and Health Professions Studies Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Communication Disorders Program Takes Honors Research to National Meeting

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Students presented their Honors College research in communication disorders last month at the annual convention of the top professional association in their field.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College Education Events Research & Innovation Communication Disorders

Professors Host 2018 NEH Summer Institute on Adapting Classic Literature for Today's Audiences

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

U of A professors Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and Sean Connors were awarded a $173,000 NEH grant to co-direct a two-week summer institute for school teachers."

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Events Humanities Outreach Curriculum and Instruction English

Fitness for Fun Now Enrolling for Spring Session

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

This community-based wellness program is designed to assist individuals in developing healthier lifestyles through education and a structured exercise routine.

College of Education and Health Professions Health
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