COEHS in the News

Graphic novels assist visual learners

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Dr. Katie Monnin, UNF assistant professor of literacy, tells the News Herald that teachers who use graphic novels have students that are completely engaged.

Social Climbing

Friday, August 17, 2012

Dr. Nile Stanley, associate professor in the Department of Childhood Education and, Yue Meng, a graduate student in Educational Technology, explore the educational value in social networking sites in an article they co-authored in the Journal of Communication and Education's, "Language Magazine." Both Stanley and Meng are participating in a new cultural exchange program between UNF and Shaanxi Normal University in Xi’an, China.

UNF creates Center for Urban Education and Policy:

Monday, August 13, 2012

 Dr. Larry Daniel, dean of the College of Education and Human Services, discusses the new Center for Urban Education and Policy, established to benefit the collective knowledge of the education profession and address urgent education-related needs in Jacksonville.

Preparing for the school year

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

 Dr. Susan Syverud, UNF associate professor in the College of Education and Human Services, gives tips to parents for getting their kids ready to go back to school on Action News.

Connect Vacations with Reading

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Dr. Katie Monnin, UNF Literacy Professor, gives some tips on what your kids can read in the coming weeks to enhance their trip.

Sparking Summer Reading Interest

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Dr. Katie Monnin, UNF assistant professor of Literacy, shares tips on Action News This Morning about how to turn every day activities into fun literary and writing experiences.

FCAT Fallout

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Some parents have a petition in place asking lawmakers to rework the current Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. Dr. Christine Weber, UNF associate professor of Childhood Education, understands why parents are concerned. Every winter, she is part of team that hosts an 18-hour writing camp to tutor students for the exam.

Bicycling for Life

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Dr. Jennifer Kane, UNF sport management professor, discusses bike safety, health benefits and what type of bike you should purchase on Action News This Morning.

Cartoons and Critical Thinking

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Dr. Katie Monnin, UNF assistant professor of Literacy, discusses how cartoons can be used to help kids with critical-thinking skills.

COEHS Honors Teachers for Excellence

Friday, April 20, 2012

Tracy Langley, a third-grade teacher at Hendricks Avenue Elementary School, teared up as Larry Daniel, dean of UNF's College of Education and Human Services, revealed the reason for dropping in. She was among four Jacksonville teachers receiving the 2012 Gladys Prior Award for Career Teaching Excellence.