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Faculty Publications 2009-2010

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The University of Georgia College of Education As the first chartered state university in the country in 1785, the University of Georgia has a long and distinguished history in the development and dissemination of the nation’s intellectual, cultural and environmental heritage. The College of Education, founded in 1908, is a leading unit of today’s University. One of the largest and most diverse institutions of its kind in the nation, the College offers 16 undergraduate majors and more than 34 graduate programs leading to careers as educators, counselors, psychologists, administrators, researchers, and other educational- and health-related specialists. With graduate programs that are perennially ranked among the nation’s best, the College is nationally and internationally known for its innovative, world-class research, teaching and service projects. It is home to our many esteemed faculty and students who are at the forefront of posing innovative solutions to the most challenging questions facing education and health professionals today. It is also home to more than 50,000 alumni, many of whom are creating solutions for education, work and communities throughout Georgia, the nation and the world.

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A Guide to Authentic e-Learning (Routledge) Jan Herrington, Thomas C. Reeves, and Ron Oliver Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology Written for teaching professionals in higher education who teach online, A Guide to Authentic e-Learning offers guidelines and examples for developing and implementing online tasks in ways that engage and challenge students to maximize their e-learning.

Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Assessment and Accommodation (Guilford Press) Noel Gregg Communication Sciences & Special Education This book helps educators and clinicians navigate the maze of laws, policies and scientific research relating to diagnostic and intervention decision making for adolescents and adults. It provides guidance on how to conduct and document evidencebased assessments and select appropriate instructional and testing accommodations.

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding and Responding to Bullying (Research Press) Arthur M. Horne, Jennifer L. Stoddard, and Christopher D. Bell Counseling & Human Development Services This unique manual was developed to help parents assist their children in dealing with bullying situations. It can be used independently or serve as the parent involvement component for the Bully Buster’s school-based program. The book focuses on the physical, emotional and educational consequences to children who are targets of bullying, who do the bullying or who, as bystanders, witness bullying and victimization.


Adolescents’ Online Literacies: Connecting Classrooms, Digital Media, & Popular Culture (Peter Lang Publishing) Donna Alvermann Language & Literacy Education A compilation of new work that makes concrete connections between research and classroom experience from across three continents focusing on ways to incorporate and use the digital literacies that young people bring to school.

APA Ethics Code Commentary and Case Illustrations (American Psychological Association) Linda Campbell, Melba Vasquez, Stephen Behnke and Robert Kinscherff Counseling & Human Development Services This text comments on and illustrates the ethical standards the APA has adopted for the professional behavior of psychologists. Case illustrations are used to demonstrate the process a psychologist works through when confronted with an ethical dilemma.

Bring It to Class: Unpacking Pop Culture in Literacy Learning (Teachers College Press) Margaret Hagood, Donna Alvermann, and Alison Hruby Language & Literacy Education Co-written with two COE alumnae, this book explores the usefulness of pop culture in the classroom by providing fieldtested teaching approaches that connect adolescents with school-based learning and motivate their literacy practices in and out of class.


Children’s Fractional Knowledge (Springer) Leslie P. Steffe and John Olive Mathematics & Science Education Results of a 3-year longitudinal teaching experiment with third-, fourth- and fifth-grade children that point the way to a major improvement in the teaching of fractions in elementary school that fit within children’s thinking.

Cultural-Historical Perspectives on Teacher Education and Development: Learning Teaching (Routledge) Viv Ellis, Anne Edwards and Peter Smagorinsky Language and Literacy Education This is an international volume which clarifies the purpose of initial (pre-service) teacher education and continuing professional development, and the role of universities and higher education personnel in these processes.

Developmentalism in Early Childhood and Middle Grades Education (Palgrave Macmillan) Kyunghwa Lee and Mark D. Vagle Elementary & Social Studies Education Contributors challenge dominant discourses and practices in early childhood and middle grades education based on the last century’s grand developmental theories. The book provides new language and perspectives for the education of young children, young adolescents and teachers in both fields.


Diagnostic Measurement: Theory, Methods, and Applications (Guilford Press) AndrĂŠ A. Rupp, Jonathan Templin and Robert A. Henson Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of diagnostic classification models (DCMs), which are useful for statistically driven diagnostic decision making including educational assessment and clinical psychology.

Diversity and Equity in Science Education: Research, Policy and Practice (Teachers College Press) Okhee Lee and Cory A. Buxton Elementary & Social Studies Education A comprehensive analysis of theories and strategies for improving the teaching and learning of science in increasingly diverse classrooms. It offers practical means of narrowing achievement gaps among racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistic and socioeconomic groups.

Educational Media and Technology Yearbook: Volume 35 (Springer) Michael Orey, Stephanie A. Jones, and Robert M. Branch Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology The evolution of educational technology has seen a shift from hardware and software to tactics and techniques. This book offers the reader a snapshot of the moment and a look ahead to issues most likely to shape the immediate future.


Handbook of Adolescent Literacy Research (Guilford Press) Leila Christenbury, Randy Bomer and Peter Smagorinsky Language & Literacy Education The first comprehensive research handbook of its kind showcases innovative approaches to understanding adolescent literacy learning in a variety of settings. Distinguished contributors highlight ways to translate research findings more effectively into sound teaching and policymaking.

Handbook of School-Family Partnerships (Routledge) Sandra L. Christenson and Amy Reschley Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology This is the first comprehensive review of what is known about the effects of home-school partnerships on student and school achievement. It presents evidence-based practices for working with families across developmental stages, and provides an agenda for future research and policy.

Honky Tonk Angels: Negotiating Masculinity in a Country-Western Gay Bar (VDM Verlag) Corey Johnson Counseling & Human Development Services Informed by feminist theory and critiques of masculinity, this narrative ethnography focuses on how gay men come to understand and negotiate the meaning of masculinity in a country-western gay bar. The documents factor in how organized social space can allow gay men to both resist and reinforce compulsory heterosexuality and hegemonic gender ideologies through leisure.


Instructional Design: The ADDIE Approach (Springer) Robert M. Branch Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology An instruction design primer that addresses the current proliferation of complex educational development models, particularly non-traditional approaches such as multimedia and online learning environments.

Introduction to Sport Law (Human Kinetics) John O. Spengler, Paul M. Anderson, Daniel P. Connaughton and Thomas A. Baker III Kinesiology A comprehensive text on legal issues in sport, Introduction to Sport Law delivers the information students will need and sport management professionals require in order to navigate liability issues, protect the legal rights of their employees and athletes, and manage legal risk in their professions.

Literacy in the Welcoming Classroom: Creating Family-School Partnerships That Support Student Learning (Teachers College Press) JoBeth Allen Language & Literacy Education With a focus on literacy instruction, this book showcases stories of “what works� when teachers in elementary school classrooms partner with families across cultural and language differences. It demonstrates effective strategies that educators can adapt to fit their own communities.


Amongst Mathematicians: Teaching and Learning Mathematics at University Level (Springer) Elena Nardi, Andrea Peter-Koop and Pat Wilson Mathematics & Science Education Another entry in a resource guide series for teachers, teacher educators and graduate students introducing and critically reflecting new ideas, concepts and findings of research in mathematics teacher education.

Multiculturalism on Campus: Theories, Models and Practices for Understanding Diversity and Creating Inclusion (Counterpoints) Michael Cuyjet, Mary F. Howard-Hamilton and Diane L. Cooper Counseling & Human Development Services This is the first text to gather in a single volume the related theories, assessment methods, environmental issues and application issues pertinent to the study and practice of multiculturalism in higher education.

New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion (John Benjamins) Victoria Hasko and Renee Perelmutter Language & Literacy Education This book unifies a wide breadth of interdisciplinary studies examining the expression of motion in Slavic languages from diachronic, typological, comparative, cognitive and acquisitional perspectives with a particular focus on verbs of motion.


Once Upon a Life Science Book: 12 Interdisciplinary Activities to Create Confident Readers (NSTA Press) Jodi Wheeler-Toppen Mathematics & Science Education This book helps middle and high school teachers improve their students’ reading abilities and teach life science content simultaneously through clearly outlined, inquiry-based lessons. It offers science activities for students and explains how these activities relate to the National Science Education Standards.

Realizing Social Justice: The Challenge of Preventive Interventions (American Psychological Association) Maureen E. Kenny, Arthur M. Horne, Pamela Orpinas and Le’Roy E. Reese Counseling & Human Development Services This book examines the design, conduct and assessment of preventive interventions in the community, workplace, school, family and across various targeted psychopathologies or “bad behaviors,” such as depression, aggressive/delinquent youth, alcoholism/substance abuse, domestic violence, poor health practices and racism/sexism.

Reflective Interviewing: A Guide to Theory & Practice (Sage) Kathyrn Roulston Lifelong Education, Administration, & Policy Offering a theoretically informed guide for researchers learning how to interview in the social sciences, this book provides a practical approach to interviewing, helping researchers to learn about themselves as interviewers in ways that will inform the design, conduct, analysis and representation of interview data.


Scholarly Practices and Inquiry in the Preparation of Mathematics Teachers (Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Monograph Series, VI) Denise S. Mewborn and Hollylynne S. Lee Mathematics & Science Education This monograph contains 13 chapters reporting effective, research-based practices in mathematics teacher education.

RTI in Practice: A Practical Guide to Implementing Effective Evidence-Based Interventions in Your School (Wiley) James L. McDougal, Suzanne B. Graney, James A. Wright, and Scott P. Ardoin Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology An innovative guide that present directions for implementing an effective Response to Intervention model in your school. The book addresses effective academic programs for all students, how to use data to make decisions, guidelines for setting goals, monitoring progress and graphing intervention outcomes, and multicultural considerations.

Schooling the Freed People: Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876 (University of North Carolina Press) Ronald Butchart Elementary & Social Studies Education This is the definitive book on freedmen’s teachers in the South as well as an outstanding contribution to our understanding of African-American education. The author combed the archives of all freedmen’s aid organizations and every Southern state to compile a database of over 11,600 individuals who taught in Southern black schools from 1861-76.


Single Subject Research Methodology in Behavioral Sciences (LEA) David Gast Communication Sciences & Special Education Written for student researchers, practitioners, and university faculty interested in answering applied research questions and objectively evaluating educational and clinical practices of single-subject research methodology in which each individual study participant serves as his or her own control.

The Dynamics of Writing Instruction: A Structured Process Approach for Middle and High School (Portsmouth) Peter Smagorinsky, Larry R. Johannessen, Elizabeth A. Kahn, and Thomas M. McCann Language & Literacy Education Scaffolding the writing process, this book is a guide to working with any student who could benefit from a structured approach. The book is full of how-tos, offering everything a teacher needs to get started: gateway activities, strategies, handouts, and a blueprint of possibilities to consider while interpreting and implementing the curriculum.

The Foundations of Instructional Technology (Free wiki-based textbook) Michael Orey (co-editor) Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology This book introduces people to the field of instructional technology in an accessible way, then provides an overview to the subfields and issues that have developed within and surrounding instructional technology.


The Handbook of Race and Adult Education: A Resource for Dialogue on Racism (Jossey-Bass) Vanessa Sheared, Juanita Johnson-Bailey, Scipio A. J. Colin III, Elizabeth Peterson, and Stephen D. Brookfield and Associates Lifelong Education, Administration & Policy This landmark book provides the field of adult and continuing education with a model for the discussion of race and racism from social, educational, political and psychological perspectives, and seeks to articulate a conceptual challenge to the ethnocentric focus of the discussion in the field.

The New Plantation: Black Athletes, College Sports, and Predominantly White NCAA Institutions (Palgrave Macmillan) Billy Hawkins Kinesiology This book examines the controversial relationship between predominantly white NCAA Division I Institutions (PWI’s) and black athletes, utilizing an internal colonial model. It provides a much-needed, in-depth analysis to fully comprehend the magnitude of the forces at work that impact black athletes’ experiences at PWI’s.

Troubling the Waters: Fulfilling the Promise of Quality Public Schooling for Black Children (Teachers College Press) Jerome E. Morris Workforce Education, Leadership, & Social Foundations The author provides an empirically based research foundation for a new scholarly movement in African Americans’ quest for quality schooling. Based on extensive fieldwork in schools and communities in St. Louis and Atlanta, the book captures the experiences of today’s African-American families like no other.


Georgia COE At-A-Glance Enrollment: 4,524 (2,047 graduate students) Faculty: 233 full-time, 311 graduate assistants Degrees & Programs: 16 undergraduate majors and 34 graduate programs Degrees (2009): 662 graduate, 573 undergraduate Living alumni: Over 50,000 External funds: $11 million (FY 2010) NINE ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS • • • • • • • • •

Communication Sciences & Special Education Counseling & Human Development Services Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology Elementary & Social Studies Education Kinesiology Language & Literacy Education Lifelong Education, Administration, & Policy Mathematics & Science Education Workforce Education, Leadership, & Social Foundations

EIGHT DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS • • • •

1 Regents Professor 3 Distinguished Research Professors 1 Charles H. Wheatley-Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar 2 Meigs Distinguished Research Professors

RANKINGS Georgia COE’s overall graduate program is perennially ranked among the top of the nation’s public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings. Our graduate programs rank individually among the nation’s best in 8 of 10 categories—6 programs are ranked in the Top 10 and two more among the Top 15—out of 278 institutions. • 4th among public colleges in South • 27th nationally among public universities • 39th nationally among all universities Georgia COE Top 15 Specialty Rankings • 3rd Elementary Education • 3rd Vocational Technical • 4th Counseling/Personnel Services • 6th Higher Education Administration • 8th Curriculum/Instruction • 13th Special Education • 14th Educational Psychology

ADMINISTRATION Dean Associate Dean for Academics Associate Dean for Finance & Faculty Associate Dean for Outreach & Engagement Associate Dean for Research

Arthur (Andy) M. Horne James Marshall Cheri Hoy Ron Cervero Noel Gregg


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2010 Faculty Books