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Special Education

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1 Disabilities discussed by campus community
Deering--Koree (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.05
2/22/2018 A talk was held in the Scholar Space at Rod Library about how UNI as a community could change in order to be more inclusive. Faculty members from the Special Education department led the discussions; photo.
2 Faculty struggle with Schindler remodel
Northern Iowan 112:2, p.2
8/31/2015 Due to the remodeling of Schindler Education Center, many faculty members were forced to move from their offices and lose some of their workspace; 260 courses that were taught in Schindler Education Center will be taught elsewhere on campus.
3 UNI's special education program; finding different ways to learn
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.4
1/1/2013 Profile of Dawn Kobolt, who is studying in the special education program; photo.
4 UNI professors receive grant for special education
Public Relations News Release 2012:147, p.1
11/27/2012 Christina Curran and Susan Brennan have been granted funding for an Assistive Technology Lab for education students. The funding was received from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. This will help improve core curriculum for students with disabilities.
5 UNI to host event on inclusion of students with disabilities
Public Relations News Release 2012:96, p.1
10/5/2012 UNI Center for Disability Studies in Literacy, Language, and Learning will hold second annual reception. Event will include a reception, panel discussion, and film screening of, "Willing and Able".
6 UNI professor inducted into Iowa Academy of Education
Public Relations News Release 2009:147, p.1
11/3/2009 Deborah Gallagher, professor of special education, was inducted in a ceremony held on Oct. 16. Her work in disabilities studies has been published in many journals both in the U. S. and Great Britain. She was one of four new inductees into the academy.
7 UNI Alumni Association to present Heritage Honours Awards during Homecoming
Public Relations News Release 2009:121, p.1
10/14/2009 The awards program honors the accomplishments of graduates and their service to the university. Awards will be presented to Bradley Block, Guang Jin, Sarah "Sally" Carbaugh Frudden, and Leonard Froyen.
8 New grant for education students
Sloma--Joseph Noble (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:24, p.2
11/21/2008 Prospective teachers planning on working in high-need fields of education for low income schools may be eligible for a new grant. The grant provides $4000 per year for four years of undergrad work and two years of graduate school.
9 UNI Special Education department receives five-year grant
Public Relations News Release 2007:129, p.1
8/31/2007 The Special Education department received a five-year grant to prepare new teachers to work with students with disabilities.
10 Elementary, special education classes
Northern Iowan 101:31, p.2
1/25/2005 A program at UNI that combines elementary education with special education will be discussed at Northeast Iowa Community College on January 26 and 27, 2005.
11 UNI partnering with Iowa Department of Education to provide endorsement opportunities
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/15/2004 Opportunities for the endorsement of special education teachers will be made available.
12 ECSE program receives $1.2 million grant
Shore--Kara (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:17, p.1
10/26/2004 U. S. Department of Education gives $1.2 million grant to UNI for training in early childhood special education.
13 UNI program to target the state's shortage of early childhood special education teachers
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/7/2004 Has received $1.1 million to recruit and train teachers for early childhood special education.
14 Special education professor at UNI receives $18,000 Hubbard award
Public Relations News Release 2002:95, p.1
9/24/2002 Patricia Sitlington received the Philip G. Hubbard Award for Outstanding Education at UNI, and plans to use the $18,000 for scholarships to students who wish to teach those with disabilities.
15 Iowa loan program working for teachers
Hammitt-- Katie Ruth (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 98:37, p.1
2/19/2002 The Iowa Teacher Shortage Forgivable Loan encourages graduates in education to teach in more difficult programs, such as special education.
16 Mainstreaming special education students--does it work?
Public Relations News Release 1989:445, p.1
2/28/1990 Professor Donna Raschke discusses the incorporation of special needs students in the traditional classroom setting.
17 University of Northern Iowa to offer series of courses in educational administration and special education in Creston
Public Relations News Release 1989:352, p.1
1/19/1990 The Green Valley Education Agency organizes a series of four courses in educational administration and special education. Coursework includes field experience assessment conducted at the educator's teaching site.
18 Special Ed. Dept. wants to expand
Johnson--Curt (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 85:21, p.11
11/8/1988 A look at directions in special education.
19 Northern Iowa ready-made for Early Developmental Education Center
Public Relations News Release 1987:373, p.1
4/18/1988 The Iowa Legislature grants the Board of Regents permission to develop a National Center for Early Developmental Education in any of its schools. Professor Thomas Switzer discusses the University's vast array of child development programs
20 Teacher stress could lead to surplus of unclaimed apples in 1990, say UNI profs
Public Relations News Release 1987:292, p.1
3/2/1988 Professors Charles Dedrick, Donna Raschke, and Richard Hawkes research common stressors among educators. They predict that these frustrations will cause a severe shortage of teachers throughout the Nineties.
21 University of Northern Iowa courses to be held at Iowa Central Community College
Public Relations News Release 1987:220, p.1
1/21/1988 Professors David McCalley, Barry Wilson, and Ronald Anderson instruct courses on educational psychology, science, and special education at the Iowa Central Community College.
22 University of Northern Iowa courses to be held at Iowa Valley Community College
Public Relations News Release 1987:221, p.1
1/20/1988 Professors Robert Decker, Leander Brown, and Lee Courtnage instruct courses on educational administration, human relations, and special education at the Iowa Valley Community College.
23 University of Northern Iowa courses to be held at NITI
Public Relations News Release 1987:212, p.1
1/19/1988 Professors Thomas Reifschneider, Donna Raschke, and Bill Callahan lead courses on special education instructional psychology at the Northern Iowa Technical Institute. The course is offered by the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
24 UNI to offer three continuing education courses in Ft. Dodge
Public Relations News Release 1987:26, p.1
9/2/1987 Professors Jeanne Harms, Don Schmits, and Linda Gleissner instruct courses on elementary literature, child psychology, and special education. The three courses are held in Fort Dodge for three hours of graduate or undergraduate credit.
25 Northern Iowa to offer education courses at Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 1987:4, p.1
8/19/1987 Two education courses are offered at the Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. The first deals with student evaluation, and teaching language arts to students with special needs. The second course covers methods of educational research.
26 Special education course offered by Northern Iowa in Marshalltown
Public Relations News Release 1987:3, p.1
8/19/1987 A course covering common issues in the field of special education is offered at Iowa Valley Community College for graduate credit for students working for a master of arts in education.
27 Career-bound handicapped learn special skills through program designed by UNI profs
Public Relations News Release 1987:437, p.1
7/23/1987 Professor William Callahan discusses the goals of students of the special education training program. The program emphasizes the teaching of social skills to the handicapped to help them maintain healthy work relationships.
28 UNI College of Education honors faculty for outstanding teaching, research
Public Relations News Release 1987:387, p.1
5/29/1987 Four faculty members of the College of Education are recognized for their contributions to their profession. Professor William Waack receives the distinguished service award for his work in language arts education. Includes members of selection committee.
29 'Reading Aloud' author Trelease to headline 19th Annual Beginning Reading Conference
Public Relations News Release 1987:330, p.1
4/16/1987 Guest speakers, Jim Trelease and Jane Resh Thomas, spoke at the Iowa Education Center on inspiring young children to read. The session was followed by a series of workshops dealing with teaching special needs students, and reinforcing language skills.
30 UNI to offer 'administration of special education' in Marshalltown
Public Relations News Release 1986:164, p.1
1/12/1987 A course designed for school administrators was held in Iowa Valley Community College, as instructed by Professor Bill Callahan. Participants were prepared for planning programs in special education, and selecting appropriate instructional materials.
31 UNI to offer two courses at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge
Public Relations News Release 1986:155, p.1
1/9/1987 The first course hosted by the Iowa Central Community College covers methods of education research, and is instructed by Professor Gordon Rhum. The second covers special education and home schooling, instructed by Professor Linda Gleissner.
32 UNI to offer eight telecourses for college credit
Public Relations News Release 1986:144, p.1
12/22/1986 Eight telecourses are available to persons suffering from work and time restraints. Students view these programs from home, and complete course work by mail. The programs deal in education, astronomy, computer science, anthropology, and Jewish culture.
33 ARC selects UNI profs as 1985 national educators of the year
Public Relations News Release 1985:152, p.1
11/20/1985 Nietupski and Hamre-Nietupski had already been named Iowa Educators of the Year and they will be honored at the ARC national meeting in Reno, NV; both were nominated by former students and parents; thirty-six states entered the competition.
34 What's Up
Northern Iowan 81:44, p.3
3/26/1985 Meetings and activities planned; R. Allen Hays will speak; Front Line will hold meeting; 'Failsafe' will show; International Student Handbook will meet.
35 What's Up
Northern Iowan 81:43, p.5
3/15/1985 Meetings and activities planned; annual Juried UNI Art Student Exhibition will take place; Front Line will meet; Christ for UNI will also meet.
36 Interest in education brings graduate student to Iowa
Holley--Charles E. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 79:12, p.12
10/8/1982 An exchange student from Japan notes the similarities and differences between the two countries; photo.
37 Disabled tots given special help
Pentz--Julie E. (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 78:62, p.3
7/23/1982 Eight children attend special classes at UNI.
38 New criteria for Phase I
Lee--Pamela (Student--1982)
Northern Iowan 78:47, p.5
4/9/1982 New criteria for admittance to the special education program.
39 Year of the disabled
Public Relations News Release 1981:137, p.1
11/4/1981 UNI campus made handicap accessible. Playground equipment research aimed at handicapped children. Handicapped faculty member teaches special education.
40 Handicapped integrated into mainstream
Northern Iowan 76:61, p.4
7/18/1980 UNI special education specialists talk about the new law on mainstreaming children with disabilities.
41 Study probes interests of retarded adults
Northern Iowan 76:50, p.7
4/18/1980 Lous Heshusius spent time observing in an adult group home as research for her dissertation; photo.
42 Special education interview day
Northern Iowan 76:44, p.3
3/18/1980 Interviews with area schools will be available for students in the special education field.
43 Less-traveled path leads roving prof to UNI special ed dept
Northern Iowan 76:27, p.3
1/18/1980 After many other teaching experiences, Alice Suroski chose UNI because of its potential for a special educational program and its academic freedom; photo.
44 UNI offers training with severely and profoundly handicapped youths
Northern Iowan 75:57, p.4
6/15/1979 UNI works with area agencies to help train severely handicapped children.
45 Curriculum and Instruction
Old Gold 0:0, p.21
6/1/1979 Curriculum and Instruction focuses on early childhood education, elementary education, middle school/junior high, high school education, and driver's education. It also operates a reading clinic and instructional laboratory for special education; photo.
46 What's Up?
Northern Iowan 75:17, p.6
10/31/1978 Activities and meetings.
47 Lectures
Northern Iowan 74:47, p.4
4/4/1978 Lou Brown and Elaine Le Vine will speak on special education.
48 What's Up?
Northern Iowan 74:47, p.12
4/4/1978 Activities and meetings.
49 Everyone is special
Alumnus 63:1, p.12
2/1/1978 Curriculum and practical experience of special education students; photo.
50 What's Up?
Northern Iowan 74:24, p.11
11/22/1977 Activities and meetings.


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