Guy Trainin | ART/ACT:educate


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Guy Trainin

Professor of Education, Region Partner
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Guy Trainin, is a professor of Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He focuses his research in the areas of reading, innovative schooling, teacher education, and literacy integration with technology and the Arts. Dr. Trainin has been served as the external evaluator for Nebraska Reading First Grant for six years, as well as for two Arts Education Model Development and Dissemination grants focusing on Arts and Literacy in Elementary classrooms. He teaches pre-service teacher reading and language method courses as well as graduate courses in field research methods, technology integration and in literacy research. In 2012 he won the prestigious Swanson Teaching Award and in 2015 the AACTE Innovation Award. In recent years dr. Trainin has supported and studied technology integration in schools with two teacher quality grants. He has published research articles and books as well as extensive digital authorship of 250 videos (Youtube Techeedge01) and blogging ( He is co-founder and a past director of the KDS Reading Center past Elementary Education Program Coordinator and graduate chair as well as department chair at the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education.

Specialties: Technology Integration, Innovative Schooling, Field research methods, educational technology, literacy, reading acquisition