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FIU, Deering Estate formalize partnership

02/09/2016

FIU and Deering Estate, along with the Deering Estate Foundation, entered into a formal agreement this month to increase university involvement at the 444-acre preserve along the edge of Biscayne Bay. Deering offers FIU students and faculty access to diverse marine, freshwater and terrestrial habitats, archeological sites, geologic records, cultural collections, and active natural and cultural resource management.

5 things you need to know about Zika, its spread

02/09/2016

Gov. Rick Scott directed Florida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong to declare a health emergency regarding Zika in Miami-Dade, Lee, Hillsborough and Santa Rosa counties. In response, a panel of FIU experts in public health, medicine, science and hospitality gathered Wednesday to discuss the disease and its implications for South Florida.

Overly critical parents tied to ongoing ADHD symptoms in children

02/09/2016

Though symptoms often decrease over time for children living with ADHD, those with overly critical parents don’t always experience the same relief, according to Florida International University Psychologist Erica D. Musser.

Upcoming Events

CCF Speaker Series Are “Educational” Apps Educational?

02/12/2016 12:00 PM

Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D. offers a way to think about the potential educational impact of current and future apps by building on research from the Science of Learning. Lunch with speaker will be held immediately after the talk in AHC1 Room 117. All are invited to attend.

The Shallows Reading Group

02/16/2016 11:00 AM

Carr’s polemic explores a range of ways in which the ready availability of massive amounts of information over the Internet might change how people think: this reading group will discuss the implications of this argument for teaching and learning

Specifications Grading Working Group

02/17/2016 12:00 PM

Linda Nilson affirms that "our current grading system is broken. It doesn’t work well for faculty, students, post-secondary institutions, or prospective employers of our graduates." In Specifications Grading, she offers "an alternative system that restores rigor, motivates students, and saves you grading time."

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