Accomplishments: College of Education
December 12, 2019
Jacob D. Skousen (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) recently published a book chapter, "Hegemony, Principal Preparation, and the Language of the Oppressor: The Elusive Preparation of Socially Just School Leaders" in the Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education by Springer.
December 10, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) was recently granted the Distinguished Service Award by the Association for Career and Technical Education Research, the foremost association for CTE researchers and academic professionals. This award is a testmony to his substantial contributions to research and teaching, as well as his outstanding service and leadership to the field in the past 25 years.
December 9, 2019
Xue "Cher" Xing (Teaching and Learning) recently was granted the Outstanding Beginning Scholar Award by the Association for Career and Technical Educational Research, the foremost association for CTE researchers and academic professionals. This award recognizes significant accomplishments in research, teaching, and service of new scholars in the field who have obtained their doctoral degree within five years.
November 27, 2019
Katrina Liu (Teaching & Learning) gave an invited presentation to the National Council of Research on Language and Literacy (NCRLL) In Baltimore earlier this month. Titled "Using Critical Counter-Narratives to Prepare Prospective Teachers of Color," the paper was part of a panel on Stories of Possibilities, Generativity, and Humanity: Distinguished Educators Working for Change, which was organized in recognition of NCRLL Distinguished Scholar awardees Arnetha Ball, the Charles E. Ducomm...
November 26, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) recently was nominated for the Distinguished Alumni Award for Academia by the agricultural leadership, and community education department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech.
November 20, 2019
Federick Ngo (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) has been invited to present at the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness's 2019 conference, Reimagining Developmental Education. The two-day event, which takes place Nov. 21 and 22 in New York City, focuses on innovative practices in developmental education across the United States and will be livestreamed.
November 18, 2019
Marcela Rodriguez-Campo (Teaching & Learning) was selected as a 2020 Graduate Fellow by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE). AAHHE is a nationally recognized organization that works to diversify the academy and recognize Hispanic/ Latinx achievement. Rodriguez-Campo has received full funding to attend the 2020 AAHHE conference in Costa Mesa, California, where Hispanic scholars across disciplines will meet to share their research and foster the development of...
November 15, 2019
Nancy Lough (Educational Psychology and Higher Education), president-elect of the Sport Marketing Association, gave two presentations at the association's annual conference in Chicago. Her topics were "Segmentation of Women's Sport Fans: Identification and Motivations" and "From Survive to Thrive: A Roundtable on Supporting Female Sport Marketing Faculty as they Face Challenges in Academia."
November 1, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) was recently invited to the University of the West Indies as a scholar lecture for the department of technical vocational education and training in the School of Education. His lecture, titled ''A Philosophy of Technical Vocational Education and Training Matters to you as a Technical Vocational Education and Training/ Career and Technical Education Practitioner," was attended by master's students in workforce development. His lecture emphasized the...
October 28, 2019
Chad Scott (Teaching & Learning) is an art educator-in-residence at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art where he has created the program Accessing the Arts, a collaboration with the department of teaching and learning, The Smith Center, the Clark County School District's School-Community Partnership Program, and the Art Educators of Nevada that will take place Nov. 1. In addition to his work in education, he teaches sculpture and design fundamentals courses in the UNLV's department of art.
October 28, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon, Xue Xing, and Sara Shaw (all Teaching and Learning) authored an article in Workforce Education Forum titled "Analysis of Subject Matter Topics Presented at Career and Technical Education Research and Professional Development Conferences: 2009-2016." Subject matter topics that were highly researched included research methodology, assessment/evaluation, instructional technology, CTE teacher education, academic integration, and agricultural mechanics/engineering. Subject...
October 24, 2019
Courtney Jones (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) will be presenting a workshop this month at Sister Song's Let's Talk About Sex! conference in Atlanta. The conference focuses on intersecting topics of reproductive justice, sexual health, resources, healing, and more. The theme this year is "Accountability, Transcendence and Liberation." The title of the workshop is "Sex Work Stigma, Decriminalization, and the Power of Eroticism." Her workshop will look to tear down...