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Dr. Steve Terrell to Receive 2019 NSU President Faculty Research and Development and Quality of Life Grants

Dr. Steve Terrell recently concluded an NSU grant-funded, year-long study with the Palm Beach County School District. Collaborating with a colleague from the NSU College of Nursing, the study focused on increasing STEM awareness and interest by minority, middle school females in a Title I school. Results from the study indicate tremendous growth in these areas. Recently Dr. Terrell and his collaborators was selected to receive the 2019 Presidential Quality of Life grant for the continuation and expansion of the program within the school district.

Dr. Steve Terrell was also selected to receive a 2019 Presidential Research and Faculty Development Grant. He will serve as a Co-Principal Investigator on a study entitled "Comparing Two Interventions for Teaching Math to Preschool Students with Autism". Working with colleagues from NSU's Fischler College of Education and the Halmos College of Oceanography and Natural Sciences, the study will be placed in the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development. Dr. Terrell and his colleagues will work with administrators and faculty from within the center to teach basic math skills to children with autism spectrum disorders.

Dr. Steve Terrell was recently notified of the acceptance of a workshop entitled "Understanding and Using Mixed Methods Research Approaches" to be presented at the Qualitative Report's 10th Annual Conference to be held at NSU during January, 2019. The workshop will focus on the basic skills needed and the various approaches that can be taken when conducting research of this type. Serving as chair of Online Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (OTL-SIG), Dr. Steve Terrell worked with colleagues to host 49 presentations at the recent annual conference of the American Educational Research Association. The SIG, one of many in the 14,000 member AERA, includes over 200 professional educators and administrators from throughout the United States and internationally.
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