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Vanderbilt increases presence in Edu-Scholar rankings

Jan. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt University has increased its presence in the annual Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, Education Week’s annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.

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H. Richard Milner IV selected to deliver 2018 Brown Lecture in Education Research

Sep. 21, 2018—H. Richard Milner IV, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Teaching and Learning, has been tapped by the American Educational Research Association to deliver the 2018 Brown Lecture in Education Research.

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Vanderbilt education faculty honored for scholarship

Apr. 24, 2018—The American Educational Research Association honored several Vanderbilt University professors at its 2018 annual conference, April 13–17, in New York City.

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Vanderbilt Peabody’s Jiménez named 2018 AERA fellow

Mar. 19, 2018—Robert T. Jiménez is among 11 scholars selected as 2018 fellows by the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The fellowship is one of the highest honors in the field of education.

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Vanderbilt students help preserve Jefferson Street’s musical history

Feb. 19, 2018—With support from the National Science Foundation, Vanderbilt University students and faculty are helping preserve an important part of Nashville’s black musical history, the Jefferson Street corridor.

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App will help students self-monitor and improve classroom behavior

Oct. 15, 2017—K–12 schools in districts in Nashville, Tenn., and Iowa City, Iowa, will soon benefit from an iPad app designed by Vanderbilt professors to help students modify their own problem behavior. A self-monitoring intervention, MoBeGo (Monitoring Behavior on the Go) will provide critical support to teachers working with students who have challenging behaviors.

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Teacher merit pay has merit

Oct. 11, 2017—An analysis of existing research on teacher merit pay programs reveals that the highly debated practice is having a positive effect on student outcomes, according to a new Vanderbilt University report.

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Instructional preference may boost children’s learning

Mar. 28, 2016—When children have a choice of how they interact with educators, they may learn more efficiently.

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Can pre-K be fixed?

Feb. 1, 2016—New analysis of Tennessee's state-funded pre-K is prompting reevaluation and change.

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Seeking the human element, Fulbright Scholar Carol Eid finds her niche

Jan. 29, 2016—When Fulbright Scholar and former computer programmer Carol Eid decided to change her life, she chose Peabody as the best avenue for studying learning design.

 

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