Faculty/Staff Profile

Ada F Haynes

Professor of Sociology, Co-Director Center for Assessment and Improvement of Learning

Highest Degree University: Florida State University
Department: Sociology & Political Science
Daniel (DANL) 203
PO Box: 5052
(931) 372-3815

      

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Education

            Ph.D., 1992 - Florida State University (Major:  Sociology, Major Area:  Social                                                 Organizations and Change, Minor Area:  Political Economy)

            M.A., 1986 - Tennessee Technological University (Major:  School  Services                                         Personnel and Psychology)

            B.S., 1983 - Tennessee Technological University (Major:  Sociology, Minor:                                         Psychology)

 

Appointments

2006 – 2010, Quality Enhancement Plan Director, Tennessee Technological University

2003 – present, Professor, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Tennessee Technological University

1998 – 2003, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Philosophy, Tennessee Technological University

1999, Faculty Exchange, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of

            Wales, Bangor

            1996 - 1998, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Philosophy, Tennessee Technological University

1993 - 1996, Assistant Professor, Department of Remedial and Developmental Studies,

            Tennessee Technological University      

 

Books

Haynes, A.  (1997.) Poverty in Central Appalachia:  Underdevelopment and exploitation.  New York:  Garland Publishing Company.

           

Selected Articles, Government Documents,  and Book Chapters

Stein, B. and Haynes, A.  “Engaging Faculty in the Assessment and Improvement of Students’ Critical Thinking Using the CAT”, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, (scheduled for publication in March/April 2011).

Stein, B., Haynes, A., Redding, M, Tylka, M., Harris, K., & Lisic, E.  (2010). Faculty Driven Assessment of Critical Thinking in Technological Developments in Networking, Education and Automation.  Khaled Elleithy et. Al (Eds.), 55-58,   London: Springer.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada and Harris, Kevin (2009).  Assessing and Improving Critical Thinking Using the CAT Instrument,  Best Assessment Processes Symposium XI.  Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology

Haynes, A.  (2009)   Student Empowerment in Sociology Through Active Learning (Second Edition), Kathleen McKinney, Frank Beck and Barbara Heyl (Eds.) Sage Thousand Oaks, California:  Sage Publishing.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada and Redding, Michael (2007).  Project CAT:  Assessing Critical Thinking Skills. In D. Deeds and B. Callen (Eds.),  Proceedings of the National STEM Assessment Conference, 290-299 , Washington, D.C.:  National Science Foundation and Drury University.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, Redding, Michael, Cecil, Misty and Ennis, Theresa (2007).  Assessing Critical Thinking in STEM and Beyond. In M. Iskander (Ed.), Innovations in E-learning, Instructional Technology, Assessment, and Engineering Education, 79-82.

Haynes, A., Mullins, A., and Stein, B. (2004).  Differential Models for Math Anxiety in Male and Female College Students.  Sociological Spectrum 24(3).

           

            Haynes, A. and Harris, Deborah (2003).  Elderly in the Fast Food Lane.  Terazniejszosc Czlowiek Edukacja.2(22), 145-163.

Haynes, A.  (2001).  Student Empowerment in Sociology Through Active Learning, Kathleen McKinney (Ed) Sage Thousand Oaks, California:  Sage Publishing.

Bransford, J. Haynes, A. Stein, B. and Lin, Xiaodong (1998).  The IDEAL Workplace.  U.S. Department of Education:  Washington, D.C.

Boucher, E. & Haynes, A.  (1996).  Faculty Across the Disciplines Respond to Study Skills Content.  Research & Teaching in Developmental Education. 12(2) 31-40.

 

Selected Presentations

Stein, B. Grant, M. and Haynes, A. (2010).  “Getting Faculty Involved in Assessing and Improving Students’ Critical Thinking”. Western Association of Schools and Colleges-Academic Resource Conference in Long Beach, California on April 22.

Stein, B. and Haynes, A. (2010).  “Assessing Critical Thinking with the CAT Instrument”. Association of American Colleges and Universities General Education and Assessment Conference in Seatttle, Washington on February 19.

Stein, B. and Haynes, A.  (2010).  Assessing Students’ Critical Thinking:  What we are learning from Institutional Use of the CAT Instrument. SACS/COC Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky in December 2010.

Haynes, Ada (2009).  "Effective Practices for Improving and Assessing Students' Skills:  Critical Thinking".  Invited address at Smith College on April 24.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, and Harris, Kevin (2009).  Assessing Critical Thinking Skills. Invited pre-Conference Workshop at Texas A & M Assessment Conference in College Station Texas.  Presented on February 22.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, and Harris, Kevin (2009).  Assessing & Improving Critical Thinking Using the CAT Instrument” Paper presented at ABET’s Best Assessment Processes Symposium” in Indianapolis, IN on April 3-4.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, Harris, Kevin, and Tylka, Mark (2009).  Assessing Critical Thinking Using the CAT Instrument.  Pre-Conference Workshop at SACS/COC Annual Meeting in Atlanta in December 2009.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, Harris, Kevin, and Tylka, Mark (2008).  Assessing Critical Thinking Using the CAT Instrument.  Pre-Conference Workshop at SACS/COC Annual Meeting in San Antonio in December 2008.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, Harris, Kevin, and Tylka, Mark (2008).  Assessing Critical Thinking.  Paper presented at Southern Association of Institutional Research Annual Meeting in Nashville in October 2008.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, and Redding (2008).  CAT National Dissemination:  Assessment and improvement of learning.  Poster presentation at the Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) Program National Science Foundation, Washington, DC in August 2008.

Stein, Barry and Haynes, Ada (2007).  Assessing Critical Thinking Skills.  Paper Presented at SACS/COC  Annual Meeting in New Orleans in December 2007.

Haynes, Ada (2007).  Closing the Loop on Critical Thinking.  Paper Presented at the National Science Foundation, Project CAT Conference at Tennessee Technological University in May 2007.

Haynes, A. (2007). Served on NSF Review Panel for CCLI Social Science in Washington, DC.

Haynes, Ada (2006) Gender Stratification in the United States.  Invited Talk at the University of Lower Silesia, Wroclaw, Poland.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, Ennis, Theresa, and Cecil, Misty (2006).  Assessing Critical Thinking Skills.  Paper Presented at SACS/COC Annual Meeting in Orlando Florida in December 2006.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada and Redding, Michael (2007).  Project CAT:  Assessing Critical Thinking Skills. Paper Presented at NSF Assessment Conference in Washington, D.C

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, Redding, Michael, Cecil, Misty and Ennis, Theresa (2007).  Assessing Critical Thinking in STEM and Beyond Paper Presented CISSE Conference.

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, and Ennis, Theresa (2005).  Assessing Critical Thinking.  Presented at SACS Annual Meeting in  Atlanta, Georgia in December 2004. 

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, and Understein, Jenny (2004).  Assessing Critical Thinking.  Presented at SACS Annual Meeting in  Atlanta, Georgia in December 2004. 

Stein, Barry, Haynes, Ada, and Understein, Jenny (2003).  Assessing Critical Thinking.  Paper Presented at SACS Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee in December 2003. 

Selected Grants

Stein, B., Haynes, A. and Redding, M. (2010).  Expanding the Use of the CAT:  Assessing and improving critical thinking. Grant for $2, 499,999 funded by the National Science Foundation # 1022789.

Stein, B., Haynes, A. and Redding, M. (2009)  CAT National Dissemination.  Supplement of $100,000 funded by the National Science Foundation, Award #0901203.

Stein, B. Haynes, A. and Redding M. (2007).  CAT National Dissemination: Assessment and Improvement of Learning.  Grant for $800,000 funded by the National Science Foundation, Award # 0717654

Haynes, A (2007).  Service Learning Sustainability at Tennessee Technological University.  AmeriCorp/Vista Concept Paper.  Funded. 

Stein, B. Haynes, A., and Redding, M. (2004)  Critical Thinking Assessment in STEM and Beyond.  Grant for $499,996 funded by the National Science Foundation, Award # 0404911.

 

Synergistic Activities

2009-present-Faculty Advisor, Tennessee Tech University, Service Learning Center

Director – 2006- 2010 Tennessee Technological University’s Quality Enhancement Plan to Improvement Critical Thinking/Real-World Problem Solving Through Service-Learning.

           

Windows on World International Festival Director from 1997-98,

1999-present Cultural Exhibit Coordinator.

           

SACS-COC Quality Enhancement Plan Lead Evaluator

Editorial Board Open Sociology Journal

Honors and Awards

            2006 – Tennessee Higher Education Committee, Harold Love, Community Involvement Award

            2004 – Tennessee Technological University Service Learning Teaching Award

            2003- Tennessee Technological University Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

2003 – Tennessee Technological University Outstanding Honors Faculty Award

1998 - Putnam County Business Professional Women’s Association, Professional Woman of the Year

2001- Upper Cumberland Dismas Founders Award

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