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LSU Education Faculty Honored by Association of Childhood Education International

07/01/2013 03:28 PM

BATON ROUGE – LSU School of Education faculty members Cyndi DiCarlo, Sarah Pierce and Jennifer Baumgartner have been awarded Research Article of the Year by the Association of Childhood Education International, or ACEI, for their article “Whole-Group Instruction Practices and Children’s Attention: A Preliminary Report.”

The ACEI annually selects a Distinguished Education Research Article out of all of the articles published in the previous year’s volume of the Journal of Research in Childhood Education, or JRCE. The winning article is selected by members of the JRCE Editorial Advisory Board based on its illustration of superior research and excellent writing on a topic of high import for the field. Authors of the winning article also receive a $1,000 award from the journal’s publisher, Taylor & Francis. The award was presented in April 2013, during the Institute for Global Education Diplomacy in Washington, D.C

The School of Education is a division of the College of Human Sciences & Education, a nationally accredited division of LSU. Formed in 2012, the College of Human Sciences & Education brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Human Resources Education and Workforce Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer seven undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,600 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The college is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.

The School of Education offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction and in Educational Leadership, Research, and Counseling. The school’s mission is to prepare professional educational leaders and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues.

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