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    • Aug
By Amanda Nelson A seemingly insignificant moment can launch a chain of events that shape a lifetime. Some call it the butterfly effect. Perhaps you begrudgingly put down a good book to go out with a friend, and end up meeting the person with whom you start a family. The twists and turns of life are often shaped by mentors. Alumnus Brandon...
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    • Jul

Call for Third-Party Comments

The College of Education at the University of Kentucky is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards in fall 2015. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive...

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    • Jul
Dr. John R. Thelin is the co-author of Philanthropy and American Higher Education, published by Palgrave Macmillan. In his own words, Thelin weighs in on the current state of American colleges and examines its naysayers and its advocates. This article was originally published on Palgrave's website.

By Dr. John R. Thelin

Only in America. Higher education in the United States is...
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    • Jul
Doctoral students in the University of Kentucky College of Education recently partnered with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) to enrich the ATLAS (Accomplished Teaching, Learning and Schools™) resource. More than just a video library, ATLAS cases demonstrate Board-certified teachers’ approaches to teaching and make accomplished practice accessible. Doctoral students discuss tagging project The searchable online library of...
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    • Jul

Rethinking the Grade Book

Report cards have long gone home with students showcasing letter grades based on everything from quiz scores to attendance. However, some schools are working with the University of Kentucky College of Education to rethink the grade book. Drs. Thomas Guskey, Lee Ann Jung and Gerry Swan UK College of Education faculty Drs. Thomas Guskey, Lee Ann Jung and Gerry Swan...