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Dr. Sue Rieg

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
Higher Education, Special Education
2014, Winter

The Indiana Area School District and Indiana University of Pennsylvania will collaborate to design a partnership to improve early elementary learning and teaching and simultaneously improve the Early Childhood with Special Education program. A study group will be formed to ... more »

Dr. Theresa Capra

Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2014, Winter

To acquire insights into ways to better prepare future educators for rigorous teacher preparation programs, Dr. Capra will attend “Journey into the Future of Community College Education Programs,” a conference sponsored by the National Association of Community ... more »

Dr. William Roweton

Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2014, Winter

To assist classroom teachers in rural schools, Dr. Roweton and Dr. Brown will produce six self-paced instructional modules that will examine fundamental program assessment concepts. The web-based modules will reinforce psychometric knowledge and skills and emphasize ... more »

Dr. Elyse Zucker

Hostos Community College - CUNY, Bronx, NY
Higher Education, English
2013, Fall

To improve the quality of writing courses available to ESL students, Drs. Zucker and Dicker will lead a series of workshops for adjunct faculty. Participants will learn how to implement more inclusive, student centered writing classes and respond to the needs of struggling ... more »

Ioana Agut

Brazosport College, Lake Jackson, TX
Higher Education, Mathematics
2013, Fall

To improve completion of entry level math courses, student retention, and graduation rates, Mrs. and Mr. Agut will pilot the “Calculate2Gether” program. They will create a lending library that will allow struggling students access to common calculators. Students ... more »

Dr. Michelle Salazar Perez

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2013, Spring

Dr. Perez will travel to Cuernavaca, Mexico, to participate in a language and culture immersion program for educators. While living with a host family, she will participate in language study and visit elementary schools and historical sites to learn about Mexican culture ... more »

Karen Sandler

Harry S. Truman College, Chicago, IL
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2013, Spring

A team of high school and college teachers will coordinate “GEARed UP for Truman,” a summer college readiness program for Chicago public high school graduates who have applied to Truman College and tested below college levels on the COMPASS placement exam. The ... more »

Aaron Slodounik

Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY
Higher Education, Lecturer
2013, Winter

Robert Zbikowski

Hibbing Community College, Hibbing, MN
Higher Education, Science
2013, Winter

Angela Eckhoff

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Higher Education, Education Support Professional
2012, Spring

Dr. Eckhoff will guide a teacher learning community of recent graduates as they navigate their first teaching year in a primary grades classroom. Acting as a participant observer, Dr. Eckhoff will facilitate face-to-face and virtual meetings, collect group ... more »

Wanda Hutchinson

Athens State University, Athens, AL
Higher Education, Education Support Professional
2012, Spring

To help novice teachers become more effective classroom practitioners, Athens State University will partner with surrounding school districts to implement the “Tying Excellence with Accountability Mentorship” program. The program will provide recent graduates ... more »

Cathleen Morreale

University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Higher Education, Social Studies
2012, Spring

Dr. Morreale will present “Community Resources,” a multidisciplinary service learning course that will engage students in their living and learning communities. Through critical reflection, students will be provided with international, national, and local ... more »

Sarah Johnson

Fresno County Office of Education, Fresno, CA
Higher Education, Special Education
2012, Spring

Special education teachers will use iPads to increase student learning and collaboration among educators. Through a hands-on approach to community based learning, educators will present practical lessons on social and communication skills. Students will additionally ... more »

Michael Rozalski

Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
Higher Education, Literature
2012, Winter

Dr. Rozalski and Mr. Miller will work with a team of educators to collect, review, and teach literature that will develop students’ social skills. The team will develop, present, and evaluate bibliotherapy lessons in an alternative education setting. The team will ... more »

Joni Acuff

University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2012, Winter

Dr. Acuff will work with educators at a middle school in Columbus, Ohio in a participatory action research project. The cohorts will assess and revise their school curriculum based on reflections from the 2011-2012 academic year. Data obtained from the research will ... more »

Brett Geier

University of South Florida–Polytechnic, Lakeland, FL
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2012, Winter

Dr. Geier and Mrs. Davis will implement professional development for K-12 administrators at the county school district level. The learning will aim to improve STEM concept knowledge for administrators as they evaluate educators teaching these concepts. The ... more »

Meredith Cummings

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AK
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2011, Fall

Ms. Cummings and Ms. Parsons will participate in the mentoring program of the Journalism Education Association, which will enable them to provide ongoing training and support for new journalism teachers and advisers. Acting as mentors, Ms. Cummings and Ms. Parsons will ... more »

Cynthia Robinson-Carney

John Marshall High School, Richmond, VA
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2011, Fall

Mrs. Robinson-Carney will strengthen her professional practice and improve her teaching performance by obtaining national board certification. Through a series self assessments? including videotaping classroom sessions, documenting quality instruction and planning, and ... more »

Daisy Rooks

University of Montana, Missoula, MT
Higher Education, Mathematics
2011, Fall

Dr. Rooks will examine individuals who have taken “alternative” pathways into the teaching profession.  Specifically, she will analyze sixty in-depth, semi-structured interviews with participants, staff, and critics of Teach for America, the largest ... more »

Prisca Martens

Towson University, Towson, MD
Higher Education, Literature
2011, Fall

Dr. Martens and her colleagues will investigates how global literature— stories with settings outside the US— supports and develops first and second grader students’ intercultural understandings. A study group of seven teachers and two university ... more »

Michael Rozalski

State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2011, Winter

Through a collaborative partnership with county emergency medical services, Dr. Rozalski and Dr. Urso will be prepared to train pre-service teachers to respond to emergency situations and to manage safe environments for medically fragile children in school settings.  ... more »

Michael Reeser

Central Lakes College, Brainerd, MN
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2011, Winter

Mr. Reeser will attend the Certified Welding Educator Seminar and Examination.  As a result, he will be able to provide students with improved learning experiences and better evaluations and assessments.  The increased standards will provide students with a real ... more »

Diarra Robertson

Bowie State University, Bowie, MD
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2011, Winter

Dr. Robertson will examine the impact of preparatory tools in improving student performance on the Graduate Record Exam.  The goal of the research is to determine if prior preparation improves performance in the specific areas with which students struggle.  By ... more »

JoEllen McAdams

University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2011, Winter

Through the project PALS, Dr. McAdams and colleagues will expand on research about the use of live dogs in elementary reading programs.  Recent results indicate that with the PALS programs, literacy scores increased up to thirty five percent compared to children who ... more »

William Roweton

Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2011, Winter

Dr. Roweton will place remotely controlled video and audio digital equipment in local elementary and middle classrooms to train Chadron State College (CSC) Educational Psychology students in observation.  These students will practice coding what they experience ... more »

Lori Kim

California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2010, Fall

Drs. Kim and Allison will lead the "Scholars Linking Theory and Practice" project, a collegial study that will evaluate a new teaching strategy for a research course in the Educational Administration Program, which trains future administrative leaders for K-12 ... more »

Dawn Poole

California State University Stanislau, Turlock, CA
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2010, Fall

Twelve faculty members associated with CSU Stanislaus' new doctoral program in Educational Leadership will form a study group to advance skills and competencies associated with both qualitative and quantitative research practices.  The activity will contribute to ... more »

Elizabeth Fullerton

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2010, Fall

Drs. Fullerton and Guardino will collaborate with teachers to reduce challenging behaviors in inclusive classrooms.  Working collaboratively with six teachers in urban school settings, the group will redesign classrooms using research based modifications.  ... more »

Helen Wedin

Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
Higher Education, General Pedagogical Practice
2010, Fall

Dr. Wedin will attend the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Mortar & Pestle Seminar to familiarize herself with updates on all major drug classification systems.  The seminar will cover topics related to frequently prescribed medications and the ... more »

Cheryl Craig

University of Houston, Houston, TX
Higher Education, Social Studies
2004, Fall

Dr. Craig and her partners form a study group to learn about teacher portfolios. The group, which includes new teachers, analyze research and reflect on their instructional strategies to develop portfolios. To share what they learn with colleagues, participants make ... more »

Renee Oscarson

South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Higher Education, Social Studies
2004, Fall

Ms. Oscarson and her partners examine their courses to incorporate geriatric studies into curricula. During monthly meetings, participants discuss and compare pedagogical strategies and learning resources for teaching gerontology. Team members also share examples of ... more »

Carrie Myers

Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, PA
Higher Education, English
2004, Fall

Ms. Myers and Ms. Mayberry collaborate with local high schools to offer a poetry writing workshop. Students explore poetry by attending a coffeehouse where professional writers and poets read their work.

Brenda Chow

Community School East, East Petersburg, PA
Higher Education, Mathematics
2004, Fall

Collaborating with the American Heart Association, Ms. Chow and Ms. Bryce prepare their students with learning and emotional disabilities for first-aid certification. Students apply mathematical and problem-solving skills to common medical and traumatic emergencies. Through ... more »

Eric Bell

Pennsylvania State University—Hazelton Campus, Hazleton, PA
Higher Education, Social Studies
2004, Fall

Dr. Bell and Ms. Grebski relate technology to everyday life by introducing elementary students to simple machines. Collaborating with university engineering professors and parents, elementary teachers design activities and materials about simple machines that are used for ... more »

Cheryl Craig

University of Houston, Houston, TX
Higher Education, Social Studies
2004, Spring

Dr. Craig travels to two conferences in England to present her research on the obstacles encountered in school-based reform, including reflections on how standardized testing has evoked contradictory reform methods for principals and teachers. At the conferences, she ... more »

Kim Bates

Delaware Technical and Community College, Dover, DE
Higher Education, Computers / Technology
2005, Spring

Ms. Bates and her partners implement a mentoring study group for adjunct instructors. Led by full-time faculty, the small groups study best teaching practices, methods for addressing various learning styles, topics in subject matter, uses of Blackboard software, and ... more »

Paul Rozycki

Mott Community College, Flint, MI
Higher Education, Social Studies
2004, Spring

Dr. Rozycki and Dr. Moxley develop community service learning resources to encourage faculty and students to be civically engaged. Study group participants identify best practices to guide civic engagement activities, develop and pilot a multidisciplinary service learning ... more »

Steven Selva

University of Maine At Fort Kent, Fort Kent, ME
Higher Education, Science
2004, Spring

Advancing his knowledge on stubble lichens, a group of old-growth forest species, Dr. Selva travels to Washington, DC, and New York City to study lichen collections at a botanical garden and herbarium. Dr. Selva hopes that studying the actual specimens will enhance the ... more »

Kathleen Lazarus

Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach, FL
Higher Education, Social Studies
2004, Spring

Dr. Lazarus leads a study group to implement a mentoring program for adjunct faculty. Full-time faculty mentor adjunct instructors by observing classroom instruction and exploring personal theories on pedagogy.

Cecil Smith

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Higher Education, Social Studies
2004, Spring

Partnering with local schools, preservice teachers learn about adolescent development and behavior. Dr. Smith and Dr. Shumow solicit documentary autobiographies from adolescents, and edit the videotapes for classroom instruction. Students use the documentaries to reflect on ... more »

Alfreda Williams

Camden School of Arts & Technology, Camden, AL
Higher Education, Literature
2004, Spring

Collaborating with the University of Alabama, Ms. Alfreda Williams and Ms. JoAnne Williams create a summer school reading and acting program to improve the literacy skills of their disadvantaged students. Students study Greek mythology and other classical literature and ... more »

Juliet Baxter

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Higher Education, Mathematics
2004, Winter

To engage middle school students and preservice teachers in mathematics, Dr. Baxter, Ms. Belcher, and Ms. Vitulli use peer instruction and hand-held wireless transmitters. The team models inquiry-based methods of teaching mathematics as students respond to conceptual ... more »

Berthica Rodriguez-McCleary

ESOL Dual Language Assessment Center—Devonshire, Falls Church, VA
Higher Education, English
2003, Fall

After recognizing that their World English (WE) students—from Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria—are being inappropriately placed in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, Ms. Rodriguez-McCleary and her team explore alternative programs ... more »

Jonathan Scott

Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY
Higher Education, Social Studies
2003, Fall

To address the unique learning needs of the student population and provide instructional support to part-time faculty teaching English 101, Dr. Scott—director of the composition program at the community college—has designed several workshops for new faculty ... more »

Susan Madsen

Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
Higher Education, Social Studies
2005, Winter

Dr. Madsen interviews female university presidents, state governors, and chief executive officers to explore how women learned to become effective leaders. After analyzing the data for trends, she uses her findings to prepare her women students for leadership ... more »

Rich Furman

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE
Higher Education, Social Studies
2005, Winter

Dr. Furman travels to Nicaragua to identify key variables for facilitating the development of students’ professional identity. As students participate in social work activities, Dr. Furman conducts interviews with them to ascertain what they learned about ... more »

Randy Yerrick

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Higher Education, Science
2005, Winter

Dr. Yerrick, Ms. Page, and Dr. Carrillo form a study group, which includes elementary school teachers, to identify pedagogies that engage students in science. The team collaboratively plans and implements science lessons and collects data to measure the outcomes on ... more »

Rita Moore

The University of Montana-Western, Dillion, MT
Higher Education, English
2003, Summer

A class of preservice teachers at rural University of Montana-Western collaborates with Ms. Seeger and Mr. Ritter, who are elementary teachers in Kansas with urban students. They provide teacher preparation students with experiences that integrate literacy instruction with ... more »

Carmen Latterell

University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN
Higher Education, Mathematics
2003, Summer

Professor Latterell, who manages mathematics placement testing for college freshman, leads a study group of higher education and high school mathematics teachers to analyze and reform matriculation practices. Currently the standards, instructional strategies, and ... more »

Martha Stuffler

Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA
Higher Education, Social Studies
2003, Winter

To increase the effectiveness of the economics department at Irvine Valley College, Ms. Stuffler is taking distance-learning assessment theory courses online through Loyola Marymount University. In these courses, Ms. Stuffler examines online and traditional classroom ... more »