Tag Archives: education

Far From Home, Cold And The Happiest I Have Ever Been, I Am Craig Johnson, Grad Student

Hello! My name is Craig and I just drove all the way across the country from California to Connecticut. “Why would you leave California?” has been my response from every human being I have made contact with so far. “To get my masters done” and I am sticking to it. Being 27 and working towards […]

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New Year Resolution for the Education Department Students

As we celebrate the beginning of the New Year, I wanted to take a brief few moments  to wish each and every one of my fellow peers and faculty good health, happiness, and promise for future success and opportunity. And, as we celebrate, I’d also like to welcome the incoming graduate students and interns new […]

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Education Department Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Amanda Bozack

Dr. Amanda Bozack has been an educational psychologist at the University of New Haven for five years. Her interest in educational psychology came about because of her special relationship with horses and learning. Dr. Bozack loves horses and has ridden them her whole life. She has given horseback riding lessons to children and elderly women. […]

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Digital Citizenship Education

In the digital era, technology has permanently invaded the lives of our students. This can take the form of smart phones and apps to computers and social networks. However, little is being done to prepare adults and kids for life in a connected world, potentially endangering future generations. According to the latest Norton Online Family […]

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How to Obtain Digital Literacy Searching Skills

Current research indicates that students aren’t assessing information sources on their own merit –they’re putting too much trust in the machine. In a study led by College of Charleston business professor Bing Pan, college students were asked to look up the answers to a handful of questions, in order to assess how skillful they were […]

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Education Department and TechTalks

We have our first TechTalk of the year scheduled for next Monday afternoon (October 22nd) from 4 PM to 5 PM. The TechTalk will be held at the Sawmill Campus (600 Saw Mill Road in West Haven, CT). The discussion will be led by one of our 4+1 students, Kim Wilshire. The subject of the talk will […]

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Educational Technology in Schools

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) released a white paper that reviews technology-related topics that can contribute to student success. Additionally, the focus of the review is to generate interest in further research on filtering practices, acceptable use policies (AUPs), apps (applications, software or programs for computers and mobile devices), social media, and bring […]

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Public Education and the Regulatory State – Lesley DeNardis

Guest blogger Lesley  DeNardis is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Sacred Heart University, a member of the Hamden Board of Education, and a former UNH Professional in Residence in Economics and Public Administration.  She can be contacted at denardisl@sacredheart.edu. The issues she addresses in this contribution are to be found in greater detail […]

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Education Department Welcomes New Faculty Member Shane A. Smith

On September 1, Shane A. Smith joined the Education Department as an Assistant Professor of Special Education. Shane was attracted to the University of New Haven because of the strong emphasis on teacher preparation in diverse environments, its structure, its community of educators, and the opportunity to connect with students. Prior to working at the […]

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Education Department Bids Farewell to Dr. David Perry

After serving 43 years in the field of education, Dr. David Perry has decided that it’s time for a change of scenery and retirement. While his friends wanted to be police officers or firefighters, Dr. David Perry wanted to make a difference for students as an educator. He began his career as a high school […]

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