Campus News

Education team wins fellowship

A College of Education team of two faculty members and three doctoral students has been awarded the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education’s fourth annual U.S. National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship in Science Education and Technology for 2005.

Thomas Koballa, professor of science ­education, and Leslie Upson, instructor, along with doctoral students Cynthia C. Minchew, Amy Parlo and Justus Inyega, were recognized for their paper, “Using Technology to Support ­Evidence-based Science Teaching and ­Mentoring.”

The NTLI fellowships were established to recognize exemplary presentations related to integration of technology in the core content areas at the annual meetings of each participating association. The fellowship is awarded to an exemplary paper on the topic of technology in science education. The UGA group will represent the Association for Science Teacher Education next month by presenting the paper at the SITE 2005 annual conference in Phoenix.