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The requirement is state law, not ...
The requirement is state law, not a regents policy, said Denise Mewborn, chairwoman of the UGA University Council's educational affairs committee, which heard the appeal in a subcommittee.
The student, now living in another city, thought he
could substitute other courses for the history requirement and said his
academic adviser did not tell him otherwise.
couldn't say if more students are complaining that an adviser fouled up their academic progress.But overlooking a graduation requirement can cost a student, both financially and in extra time to complete a degree, she said.
"We've seen cases where students come in and say, 'I've accepted a job or accepted an internship,' " she
said.Sometimes, students have been accepted to medical or law school - contingent on the completion of their undergraduate degree, she
While administrators aren't sure how many students get bad advice, enough suffer last-minute graduation glitches to warrant a closer look at how well the process is working, Mewborn
said.As more students take double majors and more study abroad, advising is "getting more complex," said Mewborn, a mathematics professor.Ann Crowther, associate vice president for instruction, agreed with Mewborn that advising is becoming more complex.
Students in Georgia public schools also ...
Students in Georgia public schools also will feel the effects when the state slashes higher education spending, said Denise Mewborn, head of UGA's department of science and math education.
"We certainly won't be able to expand our programs, when the state is asking us to produce more science and math teachers," Mewborn
OnlineAthens: UGANews: Mewborn honored by Illinois State 10/24/02
Denise Mewborn, an associate professor in mathematics education in the University of Georgia College of Education, was recently inducted into the Illinois State University College of Education's Hall of Fame.The college recognized the recipients for extraordinary contributions to education in leadership, service, practice, scholarship, productivity and innovation.Mewborn, who joined the UGA faculty as an assistant professor in 1995, received her bachelor's in elementary education and master's in mathematics from Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.She received her Ph.D. in mathematics education from UGA.At UGA, she teaches courses focused on elementary mathematics education and has consulted with the Clarke County School District and other area school districts.Her research interests include preservice elementary teachers' sense-making processes in classroom situations and elementary teachers' content knowledge and its impact on instruction.
Published in the Athens Banner-Herald
on Thursday, October 24, 2002.
Board of Education - Board Members - Clarke County Schools
District One: Dr. Denise Mewborn Dr. Mewborn is a professor of mathematics education and head of the Department of Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Georgia.Even before joining the Board of Education in 2003, Dr. Mewborn was active in the Clarke County School District, serving as a professional developer and supervising future teachers in Clarke County classrooms.Her
term expires in December 2010.
"I think we were pretty convinced ...
"I think we were pretty convinced that he's someone who was able to engage a variety of different kinds of people in meaningful ways," said Clarke board member Denise Mewborn, who organized the search for a permanent superintendent.