COEHDnews -- Week of Thu, July 20, 2017


UTSA welcomes group of Mexican educators
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The University of Texas at San Antonio recently welcomed educators from Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca, Guerrero and Veracruz, Mexico as part of the 2017 International Mobility Scholarship Program. The UTSA Office of ESL Services and the UTSA College of Education and Human Development are hosting these high school teachers for a 5-week program that provides them the opportunity to increase their linguistic, cultural, and pedagogical knowledge and skills. (Marissa Villa/Office of International Programs)

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COEHD professor publishes book on ESL STEM education
by Jo Ann Jones, COEHD| Pub:
Screen shot 2017-07-19 at 8.43.55 am-2 Dr. Juliet Langman, professor of applied linguistics and associate dean of Graduate Studies, recently co-edited a book with COEHD alumna Dr. Holly Hansen-Thomas on STEM education in multilingual classrooms.  
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ATE hosts weeklong institute for educators
by Jo Ann Jones, COEHD| Pub:
19905153 10154400723171157 2253158627715036488 n The College of Education and Human Development's Academy for Teacher Excellence held its annual Summer Bridging Institute last week at the UTSA Downtown Campus.  
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Student Affairs Job Opportunities

Recent Job Postings:

· Tarleton State University - Student Development Specialist II – Residential Coordinator, Greek Life

· Tarleton State University - Director of Diversity and Inclusion

· The University of Texas of the Permian Basin - Director of Financial Aid

· McMurry University - Coordinator of Student Involvement and Residence Hall Director

· The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Program Coordinator, Leadership and Social Change

· University of Dallas - Data Entry Analyst

· Texas A&M University-Commerce - Student Activity Coordinator

· Austin College - Director of Student Activities

· St. Mary’s University - Coordinator, Retention Programming

For more job postings or to post a job, visit TACUSPA’s Job Postings Site:
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Events Calendar

8th Annual Texas Higher Education Symposium
 8 am - 5 pm
 Other - 

Austin, Texas

2017 TACUSPA Fall Annual Conference
 8 am - 5 pm
 Other - Renaissance Richardson, 900 E. Lookout Drive, Richardson, Texas 75082
Texas AEYC 53rd Annual Conference
 7:00 a.m.
 Other - 

Hyatt Regency San Antonio, 123 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test Workshop
 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
 Main Campus - 

John Peace Library 3.02.38

2017 UCEA Annual Convention
 8 am - 5 pm
 Other - 

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, CO

National Latino Children’s Literature Conference
 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 DT Campus - 

Upcoming Conferences

8th Annual Texas Higher Education Symposium
 8 am - 5 pm
 Other - 

Austin, Texas

2017 TACUSPA Fall Annual Conference
 8 am - 5 pm
 Other - Renaissance Richardson, 900 E. Lookout Drive, Richardson, Texas 75082
Texas AEYC 53rd Annual Conference
 7:00 a.m.
 Other - 

Hyatt Regency San Antonio, 123 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205

External News

What Teachers Think Of Augmented-Reality Books
by  PAUL FLAHIVE  - TPR | Pub: 07/20
Alice Asevedo works for Edgewood Independent School District. Laura Johansen home schools an elementary-aged child. Both women are blown away by this training on Augmented-Reality books. AR books use smartphones or tablets to add a layer of content on traditional books.
Roadrunner returns from South Africa with new perspective on the education system
by  Courtney Clevenger - UTSA Today | Pub: 07/19
This summer was the first time that Brianna Diaz has ever travelled outside of the United States. She flew alone for 20 hours across the Atlantic Ocean to Johannesburg, South Africa, preparing for a six-week trip as a recipient of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
Malala Yousafzai, Girls’ Education Advocate, Finishes High School
by  DANIEL VICTOR - The New York Timew | Pub: 07/19
Malala Yousafzai became the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. Ms. Yousafzai, the advocate for girls’ education, finished high school on Friday.
Teachers With Student Debt: The Struggle, The Causes And What Comes Next
by  ANYA KAMENETZ - npr ed  | Pub: 07/19
More than 2,000 teachers responded to our survey. Some called their student loan debt "an albatross around my neck," others simply said, "Help!"
At some Texas universities, students accused of rape can transfer without a record
by  MATTHEW WATKINS - The Texas Tribune | Pub: 07/19
Universities are required to investigate when a student is accused of raping another student. But if the accused transfers, his or her new school may never know about the past allegations.
Dan Patrick Offers A High-Priced Olive Branch To Teachers
by  JILL AMENT - Texas Standard: | Pub: 07/19
Just four days before the start of the special legislative session, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has spelled out plans to give longevity bonuses to public school teachers, and boost benefits for retired teachers.
Telehealth Program To Provide Support For Military’s ‘Hidden Heroes’
by  JAN ROSS PIEDAD - TPR Texas Public Radio | Pub: 07/19
Military caregivers are up to four times more likely to suffer from depression, according to a national report. Caregiving spouses, parents and friends in the military community often sacrifice time, effort and rest to handle issues inside and outside the home.
UTSA, San Antonio Express-News to host a conversation with Mayor Ron Nirenberg, July 27
by  Courtney Clevenger - UTSA Today | Pub: 07/18
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the San Antonio Express-News invite the community to A Conversation with Mayor Ron Nirenberg, a town hall meeting scheduled at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 27 in the Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326) at the UTSA Downtown Campus.
High school and college students get experience presenting research at TRiO Symposium
by  Kara Mireles - UTSA Today | Pub: 07/18
Several area high school and undergraduate students will be given the opportunity to present their research in a formal setting for the very first time at the UTSA TRiO Research Symposium.
UTSA marks 20th anniversary of downtown campus
by  Pedro Reyes - San Antonio Express-News | Pub: 07/17
In July 1997, the University of Texas at San Antonio established its downtown campus to further deliver on its commitment to public service and community engagement. Just as the main campus has attracted students with a passion for educational excellence, the downtown campus has became a destination for student success.
58 Reasons to Study Abroad
by  Michelle Mondo - Sombrilla Magazine | Pub: 07/17
From the ice caps of Antarctica to the secluded lakes of Canada, the coffee business in China to the highest court in Spain, Roadrunners are turning distant locales into classrooms. In the most recent academic year alone, UTSA faculty conducted programs in a dozen countries and more than 500 students studied abroad—with access to every country around the globe.



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San Antonio Applied Behavior Analysis Project
San Antonio Area Foundation
Awarded:   $23,778    Educational Psychology
PI:   Leslie Neely  Educational Psychology

Evaluation of Teens Project
City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District
Awarded:   $45,450    Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
PI:   Erica Sosa  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
CI:   Sarah Oswalt  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition

Teacher Academy and Residency: Community of Learning and Practice
US Department of Education
Submitted:   $5,872,221   Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
PI:   Belinda Flores  Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
CI:   Lorena Claeys; Abel Gonzales; Norma Guerra; Margarita Machado-Casas; Kristen Lindahl  Other Academics

A pilot clinical study: tocotrienols suppementation for postmenopausal women with sarcopenia
National Institute of Health
Submitted:   $84,604    Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
PI:   Eunhee Chung  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition

FY 2017 BHWET Competition: Program for the Integrated Training of Counselors in Behavioral…
US Department of Health and Human Services
Submitted:   $804,748    Counselling
PI:   Heather Trepal  Counselling
CI:   Jessica Lloyd-Hazlett; Shane Haberstroh  Counselling

Center for the Inquiry of Transformative Literacies: Renovating for 21st Century Literacy Changes
IMPACT San Antonio
Submitted:   $100,000    Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
PI:   Misty Sailors  Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
CI:   Vittorio Marone  Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

Combining isoflavones and quality proteins as a dietary strategy to prevent abdominal obesity…
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of TX (CPRIT)
Submitted:   $818,726    Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
PI:   Meizi He  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
CI:   Jianmin Guan; Donovan Fogt, John Zhang; Summer Wilmoth, Meixia Pan  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition

The effect of folate and PSMA on prostate cancer progression under conditions of androgen ablation
CPRIT through The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Submitted:   $43,671    Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
PI:   Sarah Ullevig  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition

Stepping-up Technology Implementation
San Antonio Independent School District
Submitted:   $252,292    Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
PI:   Evangeline Aguilera  Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
CI:   Enrique Aleman; Curtis Brewer  Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Aerobic exercise and central pain inhibitory processing in African Americans
National Institute of Health
Submitted:   $1,386,276    Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
PI:   Masataka Umedia  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition
CI:   Donovan Fogt  Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition


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