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Professional Studies in Education Department News: March 2011

Paquette Writes Chapter on Enhancing Literacy Skills through Musical Experiences

Dr. Kelli Paquette, Professional Studies in Education, wrote a chapter titled “Enhancing Middle School Learners’ Literacy Skills through Multiple Musical Experiences” in the book Music Education, edited by Heimida and Ferrero.

Posted on 3/23/2011 10:05:37 AM

Paquette and Rieg Write Book on Instruction and Assessment

Dr. Kelli Paquette and Dr. Sue Rieg, Professional Studies in Education, wrote a book, Striving for the “Perfect” Classroom: Instruction and Assessment Techniques for Today’s Diverse Learners, published by Nova Science Publishers in 2010.

Posted on 3/23/2011 10:05:14 AM

Machado Publishes on Gender Differences in Student Discourse on Discussion Board and Blogs

Dr. Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, wrote a paper, “Gender Differences in Student Discourse on Discussion Board and Blogs: An Instructor’s Quest to Create a Level Playing Field,” published in the March 2011 issue of the Journal of Interactive Online Learning.

Posted on 3/23/2011 10:04:50 AM

Machado, Laverick, and Doctoral Student Smith Present Research on Influence of Graduate Coursework on Teachers’ Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge

Crystal Machado, DeAnna Laverick, and doctoral student Jason Smith, Professional Studies in Education, presented a paper, “Influence of Graduate Coursework on Teachers’ Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (TPACK) Skill Development: An Exploratory Study” at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) in Nashville, Tenn.

Posted on 3/23/2011 10:04:21 AM

Laverick Presents Research on Technology-Infused Experiences for Diverse Learners

Dr. DeAnna Laverick, Professional Studies in Education, presented the paper “Teaching with a Twenty-First-Century Twist: Technology-Infused Interdisciplinary Learning Experiences to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners” at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) twenty-second international conference.

Posted on 3/23/2011 10:02:38 AM

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