Sunday, January 15, 2017

Winter 2016 Faculty Achievements

Maria Stetter, associate professor of special education, will present a paper about the use of technology in her teaching at the annual meeting of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference in March 2017.  

Linda Pincham, associate professor of secondary education, presented a Kids at Hope Workshop at the London International Conference on Education in November 2016.

Three faculty--Linda Pincham, associate professor of language and literacy Becky McTague, and clinical assistant professor of educational leadership Roger Chamberlain--are working with Discovery Education to provide coaching and instructional and leadership strategies to Chicago area schools.  

Elizabeth Meadows, associate professor of elementary education, published an essay, "Dewey, democracy, and teacher education: What do people in a democracy need to learn, and how do teachers need to be educated?" in the journal Teacher Education and Practice.

Vince Cyboran, associate professor of training and development, has had a chapter accepted—The Nature of Adult Learning--for the textbook Communication Training and Development: A Creative Edge, to be published by Kendall Hall.  

Erin Mackinney, assistant professor of ESL/bilingual education, presented at several conferences during the Fall 2016 semester, including one at the 51st Annual Asociación Colombiana de Profesores de Inglés (ASOCOPI) Conference in Bogotá, Colombia.  Erin presented in Bogota as part of a panel entitled Teaching and Learning English Around the Globe: Critical Perspectives. Her paper was entitled “Everything in Spanish goes through my head and then comes out in English: Metalinguistic awareness among bilingual youth." Here is a picture of Erin from the conference!

Erin also recently published a chapter called "Language ideologies and bilingual realities: The case of Coral Way” in Honoring Richard Ruiz and his work on language planning and bilingual education, published by Multilingual Matters. The chapter is based on her dissertation study and describes the language ideologies present within Coral Way, a Spanish-English dual language school in Miami, Florida.

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