SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

2006-2007

 

Department of Education

 

I. Publication, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Scott Baker

Book, Paradoxes of Desegregation: African American Struggles for Educational Equity in Charleston, South Carolina, 1926-1972. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006.

R. Scott Baker and Joseph O. Milner, “Complexities of Collaboration: Intensity and Effectiveness of Mentors’ Responses to Paired and Single Student Teachers.”  Action in Teacher Education, Fall 2006: 61-72.

Book Review, John Charles Boger and Gary Orfield, eds., “School Resegregation: Must the South Turn Back.” Journal of Southern History, 72, November 2006: 993-994. 

 

Kristin Bennett

Bennett, K.R. (2006). “Knowledge is Power toward the Abolition of Whiteness.” International Journal of Arts and Sciences.1 (1), pp. 14-18.

 

Pat Cunningham

With David W. Moore, Sharon Arthur Moore & James W. Cunningham.  Developing Readers and Writers in the Content Areas 5th Edition, Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2006.

With Debra Renner Smith.  Beyond Retelling:  Toward Higher-Level Thinking and Big Ideas.  Boston, Allyn & Bacon, 2008 (Published in May, 2007).

With Karen L Loman & Amanda B. Arens.  Month-by-Month Phonics and Vocabulary, Grade 4.  Greensboro, NC:  Carson-Dellosa, 2007.

With Karen L Loman & Amanda B. Arens.  Month-by-Month Phonics and Vocabulary, Grade 5.  Greensboro, NC:  Carson-Dellosa, 2007

“High-poverty schools that beat the odds.”  The Reading Teacher, 60, 2006, 382-385.

“Best practices in teaching phonological awareness and phonics.”  Best Practices in Literacy Instruction 3rd Ed, Guilford, 2007, 159-177.

 

Leah McCoy

McCoy, L. P., Buckner, S., & Munley, J.  (2007). “Probability Games from Diverse Cultures.” Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 12(7), 394-402.

McCoy, L. P. (2006). “Southern rural public schools: A study of teacher perspectives.” The Qualitative Report, 11(4), 749-763. [http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR11-4/mccoy.pdf]

 

Joe Milner

Bridging English 4th Edition. Prentice Hall, 2007.

The Act of Teaching English. Edwin Mellen Press, 2006.

“Teachers of Literature: Cognitive Apprentices” Notes on American Literature, Vol. 16, Nov. 2006.

“Complexities of Collaboration” with Scott Baker, Action in Teacher Education, Fall 2006

Rise musical.  North Carolina Governor’s School.  July 2006.

 

Linda Nielsen

“Fathers & daughters: A needed course in family studies” (2007) The Craft of Teaching about Families . NY :  Haworth Press, pages 101-116. 

College daughters’ relationships with their fathers:  A 15 year study”

  College Student Journal, March,  2007, 41, pages 112 -125.

 

Mary Lynn Redmond

“The Emerging Teacher Leaders Network – Our Future in Foreign Language Education,” The Language Educator, Volume 1, Issue 6, 42-45, November 2006.

“A Young Researcher’s Project on the Benefits of Early Language Learning – An Interview with Eve Wallwork,” Learning Languages, Volume XII, Number 2, 28-29, Spring 2007.

 

II. Papers and Presentations

 

Scott Baker

Community Alliance for Education, “School Board Reform in Forsyth County,” 2007-2010, May 10, 2007.

 

Kristin Bennett

Paper, Bennett, K.R. & Cunningham, A.C. “Handhelds for Formative Assessment in the Elementary School”, National Educational Computing Conference, June 2007

Wilson, T. &   Bennett, K.R. “Story Sacks:  Using Technology to Promote Literacy at School and at Home”, North Carolina Educational Technology Conference, Nov 14, 2007

 

Ann Cunningham

Panel presentation: “Preservice Teachers and Digital Video: Learning, Teaching, and Reflection,” National Educational Computing Conference (June 2007)

Research presentation: “Pioneering Formative Assessment Strategies: Measuring Progress with Mobile Computing Devices,” National Educational Computing Conference (June 2007)

 “Reflection to Design: Promoting Self-Assessment of Teaching Performance with Technology,” Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York City, April 14, 2007.

“Explore North Carolina, Virtually” (with Tracy Wilson and 6 candidates in the Elementary Education program), North Carolina Educational Technology Conference, Greensboro, NC, December, 2006.

 “Technology-Enhanced Instructional Design: Strategies for K-12 Foreign Language Classroom” (with Mary Lynn Redmond and Cecilia Jimenez), North Carolina Association of Independent Schools Conference, Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, NC, November 10, 2006.

 

Pat Cunningham

“Six Successful High Poverty Schools: How They Beat the Odds,” National Reading Conference, Los Angeles, Nov. 29, 2006.

“Beyond Retelling:  Toward Higher-Level Thinking and Big Ideas,” International Reading Association, Toronto, May 17, 2007.

 

Bob Evans

Evans, R.H. (2006). “Description, Utility and Revision of an Instrument for Assessing Self-Efficacy: STEBI-B and Teaching Context CBATS.” Invited colloquium at the Institute for Science Education at the University of Kiel, Kiel Germany (July).

Evans, R.H. & Damgaard, J. (2006). “Proper and Inappropriate Uses of Statistics in Science Education Research.” Invited workshop presented four times at the European Science Education Research Association Summerschool in Braga, Portugal (July).

Evans R.H. (2006). “Self-efficacy: A Personal capacity belief of faculty which is related to learning environment and culture and consequently to the quality of instruction.” An invited seminar in the NAFADISE series at the Centre for Science Education at the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (November).

Andersen, A.M., Dragsted, S., Evans, R. & Sørensen, H. (2007) “Capability Beliefs, Teaching Contexts and the Retention of New Danish and American Elementary Teachers of Science.” A paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching conference in New Orleans, Louisiana (April).

Dillon, J., Duit, R., Brückmann, M., Evans, R., Fischer, H., Jorde, D., Arsenen, N., Sørensen, H. (2007). “Graduate Students’ Summer Schools - Adding Value to Doctoral Programs.” A roundtable presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching conference in New Orleans, Louisiana (April).

Evans, R.H., Connin, S., Dietzen, A., Everhart, B., Grant, S., Townsend, A. & Whitman, N. (2006). “Early results from six teaching/learning projects.” Presentation at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, Greensboro, NC (November).

 

Leah McCoy

McCoy, L.P. (2007, March).  “Real World Applications from Many Cultures.”  Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

McCoy, L.P., Adkisson, C., Allman, J., Barnes, A., Greer, S., Kropff, J., Mook, A., Simpler, K., & Troutman, J. (2006, October).  “Celebrating Culture through Mathematics.”  Paper presented at North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

 

Joe Milner

“Eight Great American Novels,” NCTE, Nashville, November NCTE Fall 2006.

“Making Films Engaging Texts,” NCTE, Nashville, Fall 2006.

“English Department’s Role in Preparing Excellent Teachers,” ADE/MLA Summer Session, Knoxville, June 2006.

“Writing out of Reading,” Tidewater Writing Project, Norfolk, July 2006.

“Teaching Acts and Student Engagement,” NCETA, Research Triangle, October 2006.

 

Mary Lynn Redmond

National Network for Early Language Learning Annual Business Meeting Session, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Nashville, TN, November 18, 2006.

“Reflection to Design: Promoting Self-Assessment of Teaching Performance with Technology” (with Ann Cunningham), Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York City, April 14, 2007.

Invited Presentation: “Technology-Enhanced Instructional Design: Strategies for the K-12 Foreign Language Classroom,” (with Ann Cunningham and Cecilia Jiménez), North Carolina Association of Independent Schools Conference, Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, NC, November 10, 2006.

VISION 2010 Annual Workshop for Pilot Districts, Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, September 2006.

Professional Development Workshop for Foreign Language Teachers in North Carolina, June 21, 2007.

 

Tracy Wilson

“Story Sacks Broken Down: Using Technology for Promoting Literacy at Home.” Tracy Wilson, Ann Cunningham. NC Technology Conference, Greensboro, NC, December 2006.

Gibson Elementary School. Storysacks with Neil Griffiths

 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Kristin Bennett

Contemporary Issues in Technology in Teacher Education, Editorial Board

Green Teacher, Editorial Board

 

Ann Cunningham

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

Review Board member: Journal of Computing and Teacher Education

 

Pat Cunningham

Local, national and state meetings:  19 days

 

Bob Evans

Editorial Review Board for Journal of Science Teacher Education – 14 reviews this year

Editorial Review Board for School Science and Mathematics – 2 reviews this year

Conference reviewer for European Science Education Research Association Conference in Malmö, Sweden – 10 reviews for this conference

 

Leah McCoy

Referee, Teaching Children Mathematics

Referee, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Referee, Mathematics Teacher

 

Joe Milner

Children’s Literature in Education

Chair, Assembly of American Literature, NCTE.

National Writing Project, 10 hours

 

Mary Lynn Redmond

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

Executive Secretary, National Network for Early Language Learning, 2003-2006.

External Evaluator, US Department of Education Foreign Language Assistance Grant for North Carolina Public Schools, “Building the Infrastructure for K-5 Dual Language/Immersion Programs,” 2006-2008.

 

IV. External Grants Received

 

Joe Milner

Topic:

Model Clinical Teaching Network

Agency:

UNC-General Administration

$  Requested:

$37,300

$  Funded:

37,300

 

V. Awards (from “O” of Faculty Information Form)

 

Joe Milner

Distinguished Service Award, NCETA. November, 2006.

 

Mary Lynn Redmond

Tri Delta Teaching Award

The Language Educator Spotlight on Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond, Volume 1, Issue 6, November 2006, 13.