Education in Action
2014-15 Academic Year
Amanda Villagomez, Kerri Wenger, & Ernst-Slavit, G. (2015) Blogging the Way to Understanding: Constructing Meaning Through Reflection and Interaction. In L.C. de Oliveira, M. Klassen, & M. Maune (Eds.), Common Core State Standards in Language Arts, Grades 6-12: For English Language Learners (pp. 95-110). Alexandria, VA: TESOL Press.
Tawnya Lubes, Heidi Harris, Nancy Knowles, and Jacob Harris published Translation, Transformation, and “Taking it Back”: Moving between Face-to-Face and Online Writing in the Disciplines. The article can be found here.
Aimee Alexander-Shea‘s article “Understanding Resistance to Content Literacy by Pre-service Social Studies Teachers” will be published in The Journal of Social Studies Research.
Aimee Alexander-Shea was accepted to present “From Binder to Blackboard: Examining the Professional Evolution from Student to Teacher” at The Hawaii International Conference on Education.
Aimee Alexander-Shea‘s proposal “I’m NOT a Reader Teacher!: Refocusing on the Social Studies” by the 94th Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies.
2013-14 Academic Year
Donna Rainboth was awarded $312,000 for the Eastern Oregon STEM center.
The College of Education, under the leadership of Amanda Villagomez, was awarded $178,000 state Minority Pipeline Grant to develop Oregon Teacher Pathway.
Donna Rainboth has been elected to the Oregon Science Teachers Association Board (OSTA).
Teresa Farrell on completing her Ed.D. from the University of Montana.
Michael O’Connor for the acceptance of his paper: “Collaborative Success: Teaching Mathematics Using Collaborative Instruction in a Low-Income, Culturally Diverse Middle School” to the Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2014) at the Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Steve Clements and Tawnya Lubbes Translation and Transformation of Writing Pedagogy: Moving from Face-to-Face to Online at Teaching Professor Technology Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
Miriam Munck: How does professional development change elementary teachers and their students understanding of the work of engineers? at the International Conference of Association of Science Teacher Educators.
Kelly Rice: Age related differences in the validity of the OMNI perceived exertion scale during lifestyle activities. Pediatric Exercise Science.
Tawnya Lubbes & Skurat-Harris, H. From Do as We Say to Do as We [Digitally] Do: Modeling the Implementation of the Common Core. In J.P Purdy & R. McClure (Eds.), The Next Digital Scholar (pp. 441-467). Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.