November 2016 Posts

Faculty Impact - Dr. Nanette Hogg

Posted: November 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Faculty Impact - Dr. Nanette Hogg

Dr. Nanette Hogg, a professor in the Communications Department, has worked at UNK for over 23 years.  She has helped many students reach their goals, and helps teach students the skills they need to become professionals. Listen to the interview below.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Student Spotlight - Jeremy Kroeger

Posted: November 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Student Spotlight - Jeremy Kroeger

Jeremy Kroeger is an agribusiness student, as well as a small business owner. He has owned his own farm for almost a year, and lived on one his whole life. He tells us a little bit about the process to owning a business, working on the farm, and transferring from UNL. Tell us about yourself. I grew up on a farm near Dannebrog, NE. We raise corn, soybeans, wheat, and grass hay. Growing up I always knew I wanted to continue farming. I was outside helping dad and grandpa every chance I...

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Excellence in Teaching and Research Forum

Posted: November 21, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Excellence in Teaching and Research Forum

The COE Forum held the last fall session on Nov. 18th and featured a group of Teacher Education faculty presenting on the topic of invitational Education. Dr. Stathene Varvisotis, Dr. Jude Matyo-Cepero and Dr. Jane Ziebarth Bovil presented a book chapter on using Invitational Education tenets in Teacher Education core activities such as teaching, research and advising and how teachers can use Invitational Education strategies to create a positive atmosphere during IEP meetings in school...

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By: Martonia Gaskill, Ph.D.

Category: Education

Thank Goodness Its Friday 5th Graders!

Posted: November 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM CST

Thank Goodness Its Friday 5th Graders!

College of Education and Kearney Public Schools, in partnership with the surrounding school districts, sponsored the 5th Grade Leadership Conference on Friday, October 28th. Approximately 210 5th graders and their teachers/administrators were on the UNK campus enjoying mini-classes led by faculty from all 4 Colleges. Thank you to the wonderful faculty! They also had the privilege of listening to DeMoine Adams, their Keynote Speaker, who is a past Nebraska football star and motivational...

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By: Sheryl Feinstein

Category: Education

Standardized Tests

Posted: November 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

Standardized Tests

The world of entertainment melds perfectly with Standardized Testing in this video by writer and comedian, John Oliver. Watch and learn from this informative and entertaining link to Standardized Tests. Enjoy! www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6lyURyVz7k Without a doubt, standardized tests are part of the 21st Century’s educational landscape. I’m sure that today's youth cannot remember a time when their school day was not filled with a surplus of test taking or test...

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By: Sheryl Feinstein

Category: Education