News Archive

September 20, 2018

Don’t cheat on that test

Cengiz Zopluoglu, an assistant professor in the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development, has spent more than a decade trying to detect and eliminate cheating on standardized tests.
September 17, 2018

A University of Miami study offers hope for Parkinson’s patients

The use of video game technology helps physicians more accurately diagnose patients suffering from Parkinson’s.
September 11, 2018

Alumna Fights for Children’s Creativity, Old-School Style

With A for Art recently added to the STEM craze (now STEAM), School of Education & Human Development alumna Meghan Owenz, Ph.D. ’13, and her husband Adam create a board game to encourage creativity in students.
August 31, 2018

Dr. Guerda Nicolas Honored with Humanitarian Award

Haitian born clinical psychologist Guerda Nicolas is recognized for her work in bringing mental health care to marginalized societies.
August 30, 2018

New Course Explores Issues People with Disabilities Face

Offered by the School of Education and Human Development, the course looks at the daily life experiences of people with disabilities and how they adjust.
July 23, 2018

UOnline’s Newest Graduate Programs, Applied Learning Sciences

The University of Miami School of Education and Human Development has introduced several new online degree offerings for the upcoming academic year. Students can now earn an M.S.Ed. or an Ed.D. in the Applied Learning Sciences.
October 5, 2017

Master’s degree in Education with 90% tuition funding

Supporting Educators’ Academic Literacies and Enhanced Discourse (SEALED) The University of Miami (UM) along with partner Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) propose to work together to support teachers and improve K-12 student learning in schools serving high-needs populations in inclusive, regular, or special education secondary classrooms.
June 6, 2017

STEM+L Academy

The STEM+L Academy includes a summer camp, fall Saturday meetings, and final presentation. In the process, the research team will provide support in terms of reading, writing, technology training, and mini science lessons related to the theme of environment and human health.
June 6, 2017

2017 Graduation Ceremony

School of Education and Human Development students, family members, and faculty at the Spring 2017 graduation ceremony on May 13 at the courtyard reception.
February 16, 2017

UM Sport Industry Conference

The University of Miami Sport Industry Conference will bring together leading minds in the sport business industry in an educational setting as a catalyst for in-depth discussions on cutting-edge industry issues, while also presenting networking opportunities for the sport business industry at-large to join together for career growth and collaboration.
November 28, 2016

President-Elect of International TESOL

Luciana de Oliveira will become the first Latina to head the 51-year-old Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Association Posted on 22 November 2016 Tags: Department of Teaching and Learning, School of Education and Human Development By Bárbara Gutiérrez UM News Luciana de Oliviera CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 21, 2016)—University of Miami Associate Professor Luciana C. de Oliveira, who chairs the Department of Teaching and Learning in the School of Education and Human Development, […]
November 18, 2016

Letter from the Dean and his Cabinet

November 18, 2016 Dear Students, Staff, and Faculty, The recent election has generated strong feelings among our students, faculty, and staff. This is a good time to remind ourselves that in the School of Education and Human Development we are committed to well-being in multicultural communities. We are a multicultural community, and it is incumbent upon us to protect it. Well-being is at the core of our mission and permeates all that […]
August 16, 2016

YES! Camp

For the past seven summers, the School of Education and Human Development has spon-sored the Youth Empow-erment Summer Camp, also known as YES!Camp for URGENT, Inc. With the support of the Department of Educa-tional and Psychological Studies, students between the ages of 6 and 12 from Overtown, Liberty City, and Little Haiti, attended the 2016 camp. This year, the Henry S. West Labo-ratory School on the University of Miami campus was host […]
August 16, 2016

2016 Graduation Ceremony

School of Education and Human Development students, family members, and faculty at the 2016 graduation ceremony on May 6 at the courtyard reception.
August 16, 2016

Black Graduate Conference on Psychology

Sixty student researchers from throughout the country had an opportunity to present their papers and posters, learn from faculty, and network with their colleagues at the 22nd annual Black Graduate Conference on Psychology (BGCP), on May 19-22 at the University of Miami’s Shalala Student Center. “We had a record number of submissions for this intensive conference experience,” said conference co-chair Laura Kohn-Wood, associate professor and chair, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies […]
August 16, 2016

Helping to Build a Better U

University of Miami President Julio Frenk, M.D., Ph.D., is committed to creating a culture of belonging – a university where each individual feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. As Vice Provost for Institutional Culture, Isaac Prilleltensky, dean of the School of Education and Human Development, is guiding the university-wide Cultural Transformation Project. Prilleltensky and his team will focus on developing programs to actualize the values embraced by the University […]