Research and Outreach

UMaine CCIDS shares impact of collaboration that includes COEHD, Maine DOL

The University of Maine’s Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies recently shared a story on its website highlighting the impact of a collaboration between CCIDS, the College of Education and Human Development, Student Accessibility Services, and the Maine Department of Labor’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

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Bishop testifies at legislative hearing on credentialing for educators

Penny Bishop, dean of the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, provided testimony to the Maine Legislature’s Joint Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs on Feb. 8 about proposed changes to Chapter 115, the state rule governing credentialing for teachers and other educational personnel. 

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Justin Dimmel - NSF CAREER award feature

Dimmel’s NSF CAREER award to support research on teaching and learning of geometry using VR and AR technology

With the increasing availability and popularity of consumer virtual and augmented reality devices, Justin Dimmel’s research focuses on how such technology can be used to represent geometric diagrams in three-dimensions rather than two. He recently received a nearly $672,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award to support this work. It’s the organization’s most prestigious award for early career faculty.

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