Carol A. Mullen, a professor in the School of Education, published “Dynamic Creativity: Influential Theory, Public Discourse, and Generative Possibility,” Dynamic Perspectives on Creativity: New Directions for Theory, Research, and Practice in Education, ed. Ronald A. Beghetto and Giovanni Emanuele Corazza (Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 2019), pp. 137–64.
School of Education faculty member M. David Alexander and graduate student Brooke Mullins were honored at the Eastern Educational Research Association annual conference, which was held February 20–23 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Alexander received the Senior Scholar Award, which recognizes an individual for outstanding theoretical and/or applied research that contributes to the professional body of knowledge about education as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and/or mentoring.
Mullins was the recipient of the Best Graduate Student Paper Award for a first-author paper of original research suitable for publication in a professional research journal.
Brett D. Jones, a professor in the School of Education, published “Effects of an Active Learning Approach on Students’ Motivation in an Engineering Course,” Journal of Education and Training Studies 7.3 (2019): 58–64, with Chosang Tendhar (Ph.D., Educational Research and Evaluation, 2015) and School of Education professor emerita Kusum Singh.
Brett Jones, a professor in the School of Education, published “A Person-centered Investigation of Patterns in College Students’ Perceptions of Motivation in a Course,” Learning and Individual Differences 69 (2019): 94–107, with School of Education alumna Jessica Chittum (Ph.D., 2015) and Devin Carter.
Matthew Fullen, an assistant professor in the School of Education, published “Defining Wellness in Older Adulthood: Toward a Comprehensive Framework,” Journal of Counseling and Development 97.1 (2019): 62–74.