The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
School of Education

Announcements: 11-5-2012


UNCG School of Education Faculty:

My name is Mallory Nye and I am the Undergraduate Representative from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro for The Triad Teaching Fellows Education Conference, formally known as The Triad Teaching Fellows Leadership Conference. This Conference centers around: Technology, Leadership, Common Core, STEM, Literacy, ELL, Special Education, Assessment, Diverse Learners, and Specialty Areas (Drama, Art, Physical Education, and Occupational Therapy). Our targeted group consists of pre-service teachers in all academic areas of study as well as high school students in “Project Persist,” and “Teacher Cadets.”

I would like to extend an opportunity for you all to present at this year’s conference on March 2, 2013. Your expertise and knowledge in these fields will definitely benefit future teachers.

Located below is the link to the Education Conference Registration form. Registration to present at the conference will be due no later than November 30th, 2012. If you have any questions about the registration form or about the Education Conference in general feel free to contact me by email at

Thank you all for your consideration and I look forward to working with you.

Registration For Spring Education Conference


Mallory Nye


Holiday Safety

As the holiday season approaches please remember to lock all offices and labs.


Greetings from the ELC’s Philosophical Advocacy Society!

The month of October proved to be an excellent time for discussions centered on educating for social and eco-justice. Educators from Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina met in the town of Boone, Friday & Saturday, Oct. 12-13th for the 57th Annual South Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (SAPES) Conference at Appalachian State University. Enriched with colors of yellow, orange and red—the surrounding woodlands and mountain valleys made for a lovely fall experience. Our community leader, Dr. Glenn Hudak and philosophical advocates from the Department of Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations (UNCG), presented inspirational works on social and eco-justice.

Click here to view more info about the topics discussed by our scholars.


Online Learning Workshop & Online Learning Fair

Please join us for a School of Education Online Learning Workshop & Online Learning Fair.

Date:             Friday, November 9, 2012

Time:            Workshop:  9:00 AM—11:00 AM

Fair:  11:00 AM—12:00 PM (A light lunch will be provided.)

Place:            To Be Confirmed  (On the UNCG Campus)

Note:             Bring your laptops!

Workshop topics will include demonstrations, hands-on practice, and conversations about using online synchronous learning tools to enhance learning and build a classroom community.

Present at the Online Learning Fair!

Please consider sharing your ideas, best practices, or a demonstration of how you teach online by presenting a “virtual” poster at the Online Learning Fair.  For additional ideas and to sign up to present, please visit the Online Learning Fair Presentation Form.

RSVP for Lunch!

The School of Education Dean’s Office has agreed to provide a light lunch!  Please RSVP if you will be joining us for lunch by Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

These events are being co-sponsored by the UNCG Department of Information Studies, the School of Education Online Learning Team, and the School of Education Dean’s Office.  For more information, please contact:

Beth Martin, LIS, Distance Education Coordinator  (phone: 704-900-3246)

Anthony Chow, SoE Director of Online Learning (phone: 336-334-3411)

Becky Croxton, SoE Online Learning Coordinator (phone: 704-661-3638)


Conference Announcement

iDEAL Summit
Department of Library and Information Studies
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

iDEAL Summit,  Information Literacy Across the Lifespan, November 10, 2012

We would like to invite you to attend and participate in the 4th Annual iDEAL Summit, Information Literacy Across the Lifespan , at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Saturday, November 10, 2012  from 1:00 – 5:00 pm.  This conference will explore information literacy theory and instructional practice in a variety of information organizations and examine approaches for addressing the needs of users at all stages of life.

Registration for the conference is free.  You can register to attend at Registration.  Registration must be submitted by November 5th, 2012.  Additional information is available on the UNCG LIS website at

The keynote Cora Paul Bomar lecture will be presented by Lisa Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe is a past president of the Association of College and Research Libraries as well as current co-chair of the association’s Value of Academic Libraries Committee. Lisa is a professor in the University Library at Urbana-Champaign and a sometimes-adjunct in the university’s library school.

There will be an opportunity for individuals to present their research, ideas, and best practices during the afternoon poster session.  Please submit your proposals for the poster session at Poster Session Proposals.  Poster proposals can be either research oriented or based in practice.  We are interested in topics broadly related to information literacy with students, patrons, and staff.

We hope to see you at the iDEAL Summit on November 10, 2012.

Nora Bird and Sandra Andrews, Co-Chairs,
iDEAL Summit
Department of Library and Information Studies


Dean’s Coffee Talks
Please join Dean Wixson for the final  “coffee chat”of the semester. Your questions, comments and ideas are welcome. The next sessions will be held in SOEB 301 on Tuesday, November 12 at 9 a.m.  If you have not attended yet please consider joining us. They are always relaxed and informative.


Faculty, Staff, Student and Alumni Accomplishments

Dr. Kerri Richardson will be the SOE representative to the new Faculty Senate Online Learning Committee. Thanks to all of you who voted.


Congratulations to Nancy Poole, winner of the Doctoral Students to ALISE Grant Sponsored by ABC-CLIO!

ALISE is the Association for Library and Information Science Education.



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