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Current Opening: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Cognition, Instruction and Learning Technology

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2018. Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration please apply by November 1, 2017.

 

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10027

Professor Ronald Beghetto’s article for Education Week Teacher outlining seven resolutions for educators interested in cultivating creativity in their own classrooms.

The arrival of each new year is often met with some level of uncertainty. Given so many impending changes in 2017, it may feel like the coming year is more uncertain than ever. As educators, we can help our students develop their capacity to respond more creatively to uncertainty by making a few slight adjustments in our daily teaching practices.

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2017/01/04/seven-resolutions-for-responding-creatively-to-uncertainty.html?cmp=eml-enl-tu-news2

Donald Leu on Solving the Challenge of Fake News

Schools Are an Important Key to Solving the Challenge of Fake News

The world seems to be quickly coming apart based on false information and fake news. False information spreads rapidly on the internet and is believed by many, leading to unwise and dangerous decisions.

http://education.uconn.edu/2017/01/30/schools-are-an-important-key-to-solving-the-challenge-of-fake-news/

Neag’s Dr. Ron Beghetto, was named 2015 Faculty Member of the Year!! Congratulations

Neag’s Dr. Ron Beghetto, was named 2015 Faculty Member of the Year by UConn’s Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society. Each year society members nominate a professor who had a profound impact on their career at UConn. He will receive his award at the society’s induction ceremony on February 26.

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Alison Kaufman and James Kaufman First annual Norine Jalbert Psychology Lecture

Allison Kaufman and James Kaufman gave the First annual Norine Jalbert Psychology Lecture at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT.

Teaching for creativity in the common core classroom

We are happy to announce that our professor Beghetto & Kufman have the following published book:

Beghetto, R. A., Kaufman, J. C., & Baer, J.  (2014). Teaching for creativity in the common core classroom. New York: Teachers College Press.

 

Professor James Kaufman discusses the impact of Frozen

La Reine des Neiges embrase les ventes de Noël_Clément Bürge

“Think Games on the fly, not Gamify”

Congratulations to recent grad Stephen Slota and Prof. Mike Young on their article Think Games on the fly, not Gamify: Issues in Game-based Learning Research in the journal of Graduate Medical Education, December 2014.
Open access online at http://www.jgme.org/doi/pdf/10.4300/JGME-D-14-00483.1

 

 

 

 

APA lists Federal Research Funding Opportunities for Psychology

APA lists Federal Research Funding Opportunities for Psychology
Posted Oct 2014

 

 

Seminar Announcement

Dr. Stephen G. Sireci
Professor and Director in the Psychometrics
Program, Center for Educational Assessment,
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Title
“Developing and Validating
Questionnaires for the Health Profession”

When
Monday, November 3, 2014

Where
Laurel Hall, Room 302

Time
5:00-6:15

Question/Answer
Session 6:15-6:30

Dr. Sireci talk announcement