DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

FOR JULY 1, 2004 TO JUNE 30, 2005

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Cunningham, Patricia

 

Cunningham, Patricia M. & Richard L. Allington. Classrooms That Work.  New York:  Pearson Education.  4th Edition, Published in 2006.

 

Allington, Richard L. & Patricia M. Cunningham.  Schools That Work.  New York:  Pearson Education.  3rd Edition, Published in 2006

 

“If they don’t read much, how they ever gonna get good?”  The Reading Teacher, 59, 2005, 88-90.

 

What if they can say the words but don’t know what they mean?  The Reading Teacher, 59, 2006, 578-580.

 

Evans, Robert

 

Andersen, A.M., Dragsted, S., Evans, R. & Sørensen, H. (2006): The Relationship Between Teaching Environments and Personal Capability Beliefs of Two Cohorts of Elementary Science Teachers in Denmark in Janiuk, R.M. and Samonek-Miciuk, E. (ed.): Science and Technology Education of a Diverse World - Dilemmas, needs and partnerships. Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press. Lublin, Poland.

 

Evans, R.H. & Damgaard, J. (2005): Exploring a case study to discover issues relevant to the use and misuse of statistics in Fischer, H.E. (ed.): Developing standards in research on science education: The ESERA summer school 2004. Taylor & Francis Group plc., London. UK.

 

Ellebæk, J.J. & Evans, R. (2005). Support af nye natur/teknik-lærere (Support of new elementary science teachers). Matematik- og Naturfagsdidaktik (Mathematics and Science Education), December 2005.

 

Jones, Raymond

 

Jones, R., Cunningham, A., & Stewart, L. (2005). A Collaborative Model for Influencing the Technology Integration Behaviors and Dispositions of Preservice Social Studies Teachers. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 21(4), 77-83.

 

Milner, Joseph

 

Teaching Acts and Student Engagement, June 2006. Mellen Press (their publication projection).

 

“So much depends upon using all of the tools: William Carlos Williams at the Wallace Collection.” Notes on American Literature. June 2006.

 

“Conceptual Framework: Guidelines on Teacher Preparation.” National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, 2006.

 

Nielsen, Linda

 

Fathers and Daughters: A 15 year Review of the course.  College Student Journal, summer, 2006. 20 pages.

 

Strengthening father-daughter relationships in military families.  Military Spouse Magazine, December 2005, 22-28.

 

Strengthening father-daughter relationships in our nation’s schools.  National Parent Teacher Association Magazine,  March 2005, 17-20.

 

Monthly articles for my columns at  these national organizations web sites:

Stepfamily Association of America

National Men’s resource Center

Black  Fathers Raising Daughters Alone

Interactive Dads

 

Redmond, Mary Lynn

 

Rosenbusch, M., Tollefson, A., Falsgraf, C., Bott-Van Houten, J., Redmond, M.L., & Jensen, J. “World Languages and No Child Left Behind.” A National Plan for K-12 Foreign Language Study Presented to the US Department of Education, Washington, DC, March 9, 2006.

 

II.  Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

 

Cunningham, Ann

Society for Instruction in Teacher Education, March 2006

“Writing for Online Publications”

 

North Carolina Educational Technology Conference (Lead a group of 7 WFU students in a presentation) Title: Increasing Student Engagement in the Elementary Classroom with Digital Video and Interactive PowerPoint

 

Cunningham, Patricia

 

Local, national and state meetings:  23 days

 

Evans, Robert

 

Andersen, A.M., Dragsted, S., Evans, R. & Sørensen, H. (2005). The relationship of capability beliefs and teaching environments of new Danish elementary teachers of science to teaching success. A paper presented at the European Science Education Research Association conference in Barcelona, Spain (August).

 

Schanze, S., Bell, T., Slotta, D., Jorde, D., Gräber, W., Evans, R. (2005). Models of technology-enhanced collaborative inquiry learning. A symposium at the European Science Education Research Association conference in Barcelona, Spain (August).

 

Evans, R.H., Bragg, J., Herring, S., Lentz, M., Stapperfenne, B. & Stephenson, B. (2005). Early results from five teaching/learning projects. Presentation at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, Greensboro, NC (November).

 

Andersen, A.M., Dragsted, S., Evans, R. & Sørensen, H. (2006) Teaching Environments, Capability Beliefs and the Retention of New Danish Elementary Teachers of Science. A paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching conference in San Francisco, California (April).

 

Jones, Raymond

 

Jones, R. (Chair). “Developing Literacy and Discussion Skills in the Social Studies.” College and University Faculty Assembly Panel Discussion, 85th National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO, November 17, 2005.

 

Jones, R. “Using Writing to Master Content,” Invited Presenter for Grade Nine: The Make It or Break It Year. Conference Sponsored by the Center for K-12 Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, October 17-18, 2005.

 

Jones, R. “Improving Reading Comprehension through Organized Thinking,” Invited Presenter for Grade Nine: The Make It or Break It Year. Conference Sponsored by the Center for K-12 Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, October 17-18, 2005.

 

Jones, R. “Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension.” Keynote Presenter. Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Roanoke, VA, October 7 and November 4, 2005.

 

Jones, R. “Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension Skills.” Keynote Presenter. Virginia School-University Partnership Professional Development Consortium. Charlottesville, VA, September 22-23, 2005.

 

McCoy, Leah

 

McCoy, L.P. (2006, April).  Poverty:  Social Justice Contexts for Data-Based Projects in Algebra and Statistics.  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting. St. Louis. http://www.wfu.edu/~mccoy/poverty.pdf

 

Troutman, J. & McCoy, L.P. (2006, February).  Culturally Based Mathematics.  Paper presented at the International Studies Schools Association 2006 Conference:  All Classes Through Global Glasses.  Durham, NC. 

 

McCoy, L.P., Arrington-Martin, D., Allman, J., Liberto, D., Troutman, J., Vaughan, C. (2005, October).  Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice:  Applications and Ideas for High School Mathematics.  Paper presented at North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC. http://www.wfu.edu/~mccoy/socialjustice/

 

McCoy, L.P. (2005, August). Math Cultures.  World View Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.     

 

Milner, Joseph

 

Teaching Acts and Student Engagement, June 2006. Mellen Press (their publication projection)

 

“So much depends upon using all of the tools: William Carlos Williams at the Wallace Collection.” Notes on American Literature. June 2006.

 

“Conceptual Framework: Guidelines on Teacher Preparation.” National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, 2006.

 

Redmond, Mary Lynn

 

Summer Institute for K-8 FL State and Regional Representatives, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, July 8-11, 2005. Co-organized and directed institute.

 

“Advocating for Early Language Learning through the Teaching of Literacy and Writing in the K-8 Foreign Language Program,” National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center, Summer Institute, Iowa State University, July 9, 2005.

 

“Embracing Language, Culture, and Research to Reach All Learners, “(with Jennifer Johnson and Katie Sinal), ACTFL, Baltimore, MD, November 18-20, 2005.

 

VISION 2010 – two-hour workshop for pilot districts, Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, September 29-October 1, 2005.

 

“Planning Your Model Foreign Language Program:  Curriculum and Instructional Practices for Proficiency Development, “ (with David Williams and Cathie Hodges), 10 school districts, Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, September 29-October 1, 2005.

 

Co-organized four NNELL regional professional development workshops in January-February, 2006:  MA, NJ, SC, NC.

 

III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Cunningham, Ann

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Computing in Teacher Education

Editor, Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, General Section

Board of Directors, International Society for Technology in Education

Special Interest Group Chairperson, International Society for Technology in Education

 

Evans, Robert

 

Editorial Review Board for Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2004- present

Editorial Review Board for School Science and Mathematics, 1982 – present

 

Jones, Raymond

 

Journal of Computing in Teacher Education (General Section)

Frederick, Louisa, Bedford, Roanoke Counties (VA)

Rowan-Salisbury (NC)

 

McCoy, Leah

 

Referee, Teaching Children Mathematics

Referee, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Referee, Mathematics Teacher

Evaluator of NSF Grant “Integrated Digital Media Curriculum  - Summer 1 month

 

Milner, Joseph

 

National Writing Project, 10 hours

 

Redmond, Mary Lynn

 

Reviewer for Foreign Language Annals, published by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 1994-Present

 

Reviewer for Learning Languages, published by the National Network for Early Language Learning, 1997-Present

 

Executive Secretary, National Network for Early Language Learning, 2004-Present. 

 

External Reviewer, US Department of Education Foreign Language Assistance Program grant, North Carolina Public Schools, 2006-2009.

 

IV.  External Grants Received

 

Cunningham, Ann

Topic:

Inspiration software

Agency:

Inspiration Corp.

$  Requested:

$1595.00

$  Funded:

$1595.00

 

Milner, Joseph

 

Topic:

Advanced Academic Seminar

Agency:

US Senate, Senator Alexander (R) TN

$  Requested:

1.8 M

$  Funded:

 

 

V. Awards

 

Jones, Raymond

 

Nominee, Graduate Student Association Outstanding Faculty Award

 

Milner, Joseph

 

North Carolina English Teachers Association, Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Redmond, Mary Lynn

 

Anthony Papalia Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Education, presented by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Nov. 2005