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Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Faculty and Staff

Childhood Education

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Jennifer Gordon

Associate Professor

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Qualitative research methodology race and social justice
  • School reform initiatives including the charter movement
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Early Childhood Education

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Elizabeth Anderson

Associate Professor; Co-director, Institute for Justice and Well-Being

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Trauma-informed practices
  • Interprofessional education and collaboration
  • Young children with complex academic mental health and health needs
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Education

Educational Foundations

Education Minor

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David Archer

Lecturer, Undergraduate Minor Coordinator

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Understanding what leads to individuals reaching peak performance as students and as athletes
  • Skills and concepts of Leadership
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Educational Leadership

English Education

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Matthew McConn

Assistant Professor

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • The impact of standards on teacher development for the teaching of literary appreciation
  • The professional development of teaching English in secondary schools
  • The processes of change in secondary English teachers’ perceptions regarding the purposes of t
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Literacy Education

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Bogum Yoon

Associate Professor

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Critical global literacies; cultural pluralism; positional identities and agency; and English language learners
  • She is particularly interested in improving teachers and teacher educators’ practice for all students’ learning including immigrant student
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Mathematics Education

Romance Languages Education

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Chesla Ann Lenkaitis (Bohinski)

Assistant Professor

Romance Languages and Literatures

Research Interests

  • Identifying the most effective ways to facilitate the teaching and learning of a second language (L2)
  • Examining technology integration in the L2 classroom including telecollaboration and intercultural competence
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Science Education

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Thomas O'Brien

Professor

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Science Curriculum-Instruction-Assessment development
  • Preservice and inservice teacher professional development
  • 5E model (Engage-Explore-Explain-Elaborate-Evaluate)
  • Applied cognitive psychology and K-12 educational leadership
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Special Education

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Nicole Fenty

Assistant Professor

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Students with or at risk for disabilities in reading teacher education and special education
  • Increased access to the general education curriculum for students with or at risk for learning disabilities
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Candace Mulcahy

Associate Professor

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Education policies that apply to youth in corrections
  • Provision of appropriate education and special education services to marginalized youth
  • Effective reading and mathematics instruction for youth with disabilities in public schools and for youth in corr
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Social Studies Education

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S. G. Grant

Professor

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • Social studies teaching and learning curriculum and assessment
  • New national standards for social studies
  • Curriculum and instructional model that advances inquiry-based teaching practice
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TESOL

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Shannon Hilliker

Assistant Professor TESOL Education

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • ESL after school programs
  • Content area teacher perceptions of ESL students
  • ESL teacher identity and online language and cross cultural exchange
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Last Updated: 5/29/18