News about Current and Former Students from the College of Education
Education Students Shine in Arts and Humanities Graduate Student Research Conference
A two-day conference of paper presentations by Texas Tech Graduate Students doing scholarship in the Arts and Humanities was held on October 21 and 22. The conference provided an opportunity for graduate students to share their scholarship with peers, have their presentations reviewed by a panel of judges, win awards for best of panel and best of conference categories, and have their work published in the Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Conference Proceedings.
Graduate Students doing scholarship in the Arts and Humanities were invited to submit abstracts for papers showcasing their current work. Fields primarily defined as Arts and Humanities include (but are not limited to):
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Complementary work in the fields of Human Sciences, Design, Architecture, Anthropology, Sociology, Education, Psychology, Law, or work from other fields that is cross-disciplinary with Liberal Arts were also welcome.
Congratulations to the College of Education students listed below whose work was placed in the top 36 of the 130 proposals presented:
Kathryn Colvin Educational Psychology
“Empowering Collegiate Women Through Physical Activity”
Heejin Son Curriculum and Instruction
“Instruction for Multi-level ESL students”
Daniah Al-Abbasi Instructional Technology
"The Effects of Modality and Multimedia Comprehension on the Performance of Students with Varied Multimedia Comprehension Abilities when Exposed to High Complexity, Self-paced Multimedia Instructional Materials"
Zhaomin He Educational Psychology
“Challenges and adaptation: An exploration of Chinese international students' college experience in the United States”
Former Jones Fellow (2005-2008) Sworn In as Attorney
William J. Hull, Ph.D., J.D. and the Honorable Judge Les Hatch of the 273rd District Court
William J. Hull, known to us in the College of Education as “Billy,” has just completed another milestone in his education. He has passed the Law Bar and is now a J.D. After graduating with a Ph.D. from the College of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in 2008, Hull attended Texas Tech’s School of Law and was sworn in as an attorney on November 8. He is now working at the Law Offices of Jenkins, Wagnon & Young, P.C.
Hull, originally from California, completed his B.A. at Berkeley in economics and earned two Masters, one at California State University, Bakersfield and one at
Harvard. In the former, he specialized in Curriculum and Instruction and in the latter, Technology in Education.
In addition to his law degree, Hull also earned an Intellectual Property Certificate in 2011.
Congratulations to William J. Hull, Ph.D., J.D.