Topic: College of Education

Charles Martinez Appointed Dean of the College of Education

July 10, 2018
Charles Martinez

UT Austin has named Charles R. Martinez Jr. the next dean of the College of Education. His appointment will begin Jan. 1, 2019. He comes to UT Austin from the University of Oregon.

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For Kids With Autism, Imitation Is Key on Road to Speech

April 4, 2017
Teacher gesturing with student with autism

UT Austin research points to kids with autism’s imitation behavior as most important predictor of a key stage in their development toward flexible speech, which gives researchers more clarity about the timing of intervention.

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More Than Good Intentions Needed to Care for Black Students

March 1, 2017
Elementary age black male student

UT researchers were part of a team that observed relationships between black male teachers and students in a recent study. Results  show that politicized caring enhanced their relationships with students.

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New Research on Motivating Students While Fostering Autonomy

Feb. 22, 2017
Jin Seo

UT Austin researchers may have help for parents and educators attempting to locate that sweet spot between giving students enough direction to succeed and allowing them the autonomy to set and follow goals. 

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Darrell K Royal’s National Championship Ring Comes to UT

Feb. 10, 2017
photo of Darrell K Royal 2005 Championship Ring

Darrell K Royal’s 2005 BCS National Championship ring will be added to the Darrell K Royal Collection in the Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports at UT.

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