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DR. JOAN WALKER'S RESEARCH NAMED BEST PUBLISHED IN 2012
Innovative Research Leads to Development of Free Online Course on Parent-Teacher Interactions
School of Education professor Joan Walker, PhD, has won a prestigious award for best research article of the year – the 2013 Outstanding Journal of Teacher Education (JTE) Article Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), the premier professional organization for American teacher education.
The award review committee noted how Dr. Walker's focus on teacher-parent interactions addresses a critical component that is overlooked in many teacher preparation programs. Dr. Walker's research that has led to the development of an innovative online course on parent-teacher interactions - view a brief video about the project here.