COE faculty receive research grants on variety of topics

Dr. Arminta Jacobson, Department of Educational Psychology, received a grant from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Her project entitled Collaborations and Communities for Research and Evaluation with Family Programs: Symposium and Resources will provide resources and build collaborations for Family and Consumer Sciences professionals for research and evaluation in conjunction with their annual Symposium.

Dr. Jane Huffman, Department of Teacher Education and Administration, received a grant from the UNT Charn funds for international projects. The funding provides for the continuation of an earlier four-year project to develop international collaboration targeting the professional learning community (PLC) process in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the United States. Specifically, the current funding will help develop the contextual factors, the literature base, and report on the analysis of the case study research.

Dr. Jim Morrow, Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation, received additional funding from the Cooper Institute to disseminate research reports on his earlier 5-year study of musculoskeletal injury rates among women who exercise. This study looked at incidences and risk factors for women in exercise.

Dr. Dee Ray, Department of Counseling and Higher Education, received two grants from Flow Health Care Foundation that will allow the Child and Family Resource Clinic to offer mental health services to low-income and high need Denton county residents. Flow Foundation funding will allow CFRC to provide low-income adult and child clients the services for individual, group, adult, child, couples, family counseling and parent education at low cost.