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A computer sensing game developed by Illinois alumnus Juan F. Mancilla-Caceres (pictured) and faculty members Eyal Amir, computer science, and Dorothy Espelage, educational psychology, effectively identifies bullying behavior among players.

Illinois researchers develop social sensing game to detect classroom bullies

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education Editor

Published Date:November 3, 2014

A social computer game designed by researchers in computer science and educational psychology at the University of Illinois can identify bullies in elementary school classrooms and help scholars better understand peer aggression, whether it occurs face to face or online.

Published Date: November 3, 2014


Teaching and research are strongly linked as part of the student learning experience in An Illinois Sampler: Teaching and Research on the Prairie, with essays by Illinois faculty from a wide range of disciplines. The book was recently published by the University of Illinois Press.

Teaching and Research are a Potent Educational Mix, Say U. of I. Faculty in a New Book

Author: Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor

Published Date:November 3, 2014

A common perception, especially outside the university classroom, is that teaching and research are two separate domains, with little overlap. That’s not the reality, however, for many University of Illinois faculty – including those whose 18 essays appear in “An Illinois Sampler: Teaching and Research on the Prairie,” recently published by the University of Illinois Press.

Published Date: November 3, 2014


Boys who engage in homophobic teasing are prone to perpetrating sexual harassment two years later, according to a new study led by Dorothy Espelage, the Gutgsell Endowed Professor of child development in the College of Education at the University of Illinois.

Boys who bully peers more likely to engage in sexual harassment

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education and Social Work Editor

Published Date:October 29, 2014

Boys who engage in homophobic teasing are prone to perpetrating sexual harassment two years later, according to a new study led by Dorothy Espelage, the Gutgsell Endowed Professor of child development in the College of Education at the University of Illinois.

Published Date: October 29, 2014


Ann P. Kaiser, Vanderbilt University, will give the annual Goldstick Family Lecture.

Expert on language delays to give annual Goldstick Lecture

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education and Social Work Editor

Published Date:October 20, 2014

Ann P. Kaiser, the Susan W. Gray Professor of Education and Human Development at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, will give the annual Goldstick Family Lecture at the University of Illinois.

Published Date: October 20, 2014


Education historian James D. Anderson will deliver the annual Brown Lecture in Education Research in Washington, D.C.

Education historian James D. Anderson to deliver Brown lecture in Washington, D.C.

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education Editor

Published Date:October 9, 2014

James D. Anderson, an expert on desegregation and American education history and faculty member at the University of Illinois, will deliver the 11th annual Brown Lecture in Education Research.

Published Date: October 9, 2014