Wednesday, February 10, 2016
UNT expert available to discuss future of education after No Child Left Behind
State legislatures across the U.S. are beginning to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaces No Child Left Behind. The new policies will be enacted in public schools by the states over the coming year, and debate about the pros and cons of the act has already begun.
Kelley King, associate professor of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education at the...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Students from Chinese university learn new teaching skills at UNT
Monday, January 11, 2016
Texas higher ed board approves UNT launch of public health degree program
Friday, November 13, 2015
Communications professor honored with national Teachers on Teaching Distinction
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Karen Anderson-Lain, a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Texas, has been named as a Teachers on Teaching honoree by the National Communication Association.
Anderson-Lain will receive her award Nov. 20 during the group's annual convention in Las Vegas, NV. The Teachers on Teaching series honors exceptional communication professors from across the United States. This includes instructors that have enriched student lives, helped students...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
New co-directors named at Teach North Texas
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Two new co-directors have been named for the University of North Texas' Teach North Texas program, which prepares science and math teachers for the classroom.
The two new co-directors are Rudi Thompson, UNT associate professor of biological sciences, and Pamela Harrell, associate professor of teacher education and administration.
They will be replacing Mary Harris and John Quintanilla, who have co-directed the program since 2008.
Thompson, who helped to organize the program when it was established, said...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Bridging the culture gap: UNT transfer program gives students two degrees and more
DENTON, Texas (UNT) -- 43 students at the University of North Texas are experiencing a new approach to higher education that underscores the growing need for international collaboration in global marketplaces. Enrollees in the China 1+2+1 Transfer Program graduate with two degrees: one from UNT – the only university in Texas selected to join and one of 25 in the U.S. – and a second from a participating university in China.
UNT was selected as the sole Texas institution due to the diversity and quality of degree programs and its proximity to an...
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Former Dallas ISD head Mike Moses, renowned researcher lead UNT education conference
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Delegation from Mexico to discuss cross-border differences in teacher education
What: The University of North Texas Meadows Chair Lecture, a conversation about teaching challenges in both Mexico and the U.S. The talk will feature a visiting delegation of faculty and students from Escuela Normal para Educadoras de Arandas in Jalisco, Mexico.
When: 11 a.m. Oct. 8 (Thursday).
Where: Room 209 of Matthews Hall, located at 1300 W. Highland St. in Denton.
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Visiting faculty and students from Escuela Normal...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Outstanding UNT faculty honored during fourth annual awards dinner
What: Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner & Ceremony
When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2 (Friday)
Where: Apogee Stadium, Club Level
More information: Register for the dinner
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Three University of North Texas' professors and a lecturer will be among more than 25 educators celebrated for their dedication to excellence through research, service and education....
Thursday, September 17, 2015
UNT faculty member receives teaching award from American Political Science Association
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- John Ishiyama, University Distinguished Research Professor of political science at the University of North Texas, has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Political Science Association.
Founded in 1903, the American Political Science Association is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 13,000 members in more than 80 countries. The APSA Distinguished Teaching Award honors an outstanding contribution to undergraduate and graduate teaching of...