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Nancy Yost, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Retired

    Education

    • B.S. – Pikeville College, 1970 – Elementary Education
    • M.S. – Emporia State University, 1990 – Early Childhood Education
    • Ph.D. – Pennsylvania State University, 1998 – Curriculum and Instruction

    Teaching Areas

    EDEX 103- Special Education Technology
    EDEX 300 – Inclusion in Elementary Classrooms
    EDEX 415 – Inclusion in Preschool Classrooms
    EDUC 242 – Pre-Student Teaching I

    Professional Interests

    Early Childhood Education
    Emergent Literacy
    Education Technology
    Use of Technology PreK-3
    Curriculum Development

    Professional Certifications

    Elementary Education
    Early Childhood Education
    Early Childhood Handicap –Birth-8 yrs
    Special Education K-12

    Research Interests

    Social networking with young children
    Technology integration into Pre-K-3 curriculum

    Selected Publications

    • March, 2008 “Social Networking in PreK-6: What are Webkinz, Penguin Club, and other online communities all about? Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference.
    • March, 2004 “Early Childhood Teacher Web Sites: Just what are they doing?,” Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference Proceedings. Co-authored with Yi Gong)
    • July, 2003 “Look what kindergarten children can do with technologies!!”, Proceedings from Young Children and Learning Technologies Study Conference.
    • July, 2003 “Computers, Kids, and Crayons: A Comparative Study of Emergent Writing Behaviours”, Proceedings from Young Children and Learning Technologies Study Conference.
    • March, 2003 “Portfolio Assistance center: A place dedicated to portfolio development.” Co-authored by Nancy Yost and Lloyd Onyett. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference Proceedings,
    • March, 2003 “Supporting emergent readers through class made books.” Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference Proceedings.