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Presentations: Exceptional Learning Ph.D.
Faculty Presentations & Conferences

Faculty Presentations

International

  • Akenson, J. (May, 2014). Teaching structure of Tennessee rivers. International Country Music Conference: Belmont University, Nashville, TN.
  • Anthony, H. G., & Howard, M. (February, 2014). Questioning selves, questioning minds: Women’s persistence in doctoral programs: 26th Annual Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Chitiyo, G. Chitiyo, M., & Changara, D. (October, 2013). Evaluating the Social Validity of Psychosocial Support Interventions for Children Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe: American Evaluation Association Annual Conference, Washington DC.
  • Chitiyo G., Chitiyo, M., & Musiyarira A. (July, 2013). Special education research: Methods of data analysis for small samples and single subject studies: 13th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Special Education, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Geist, M. (2013). Developing the 21st century Da Vinci (STEM) professional: Elements, functions, and adaptability of a new renaissance curriculum paradigm: World Council of Comparative Education Societies, XV Comparative Education World Congress (New Times, New Voices), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Howard, M., & Stewart, A. (May, 2014).New literacies in the Second Life: A qualitative media analysis. 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
  • Howard, M., & Fain, J. (May, 2014). Emergent understandings of the schooling literacy project: Diverse schools generating close readings and critical responses to global and informational texts. 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
  • Landis, N., Stephens, J., Byford, G., & Isbell, J. K. (May, 2014). A close-up of co-teaching: Zooming in on teacher candidates’ co-teaching experiences. 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
  • Zagumny, L., Baker, J. C., & Bishop, T. (May, 2014). Neoliberal assessments and the rise of the educator preparation program enterprise. 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

National

  • Anthony, H. G., (November, 2013). Using origami to explore proportional relationships: Grades 6–8 gallery workshop. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Louisville, KY.
  • Baker, J. C., Ellis, A., & Thompson, E. (Sept, 2013). Pleasure packs a punch: Adolescents speak about reading for fun at school. Tennessee Council for Teachers of English: Sevierville, TN.
  • Baker, J. C., & Zagumny, L. (June, 2013). Connecting the dots: Creating an assessment narrative. 8th Annual Tk20 User Conference: Austin, TX.
  • Baker, J. C., & Fidan, I. (June, 2013). Designing the future: Integrating cutting-edge design and manufacturing tools into 9th and 10th grade STEM education. Annual conference of the American Society for Engineering Education: Atlanta, GA.
  • Baker, J. E., & Marcum, R. (November, 2013). Seeing the big picture: Mapping journal articles in graduate early childhood education courses. National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators Conference: Washington, DC.
  • Geist, M. (2013). Holistic care of the older adult in the emergency department. International Conference on Nursing and Emergency Medicine: Las Vegas, NV.
  • Geist, M. (2013). Providing optimum health related outcomes for children with special health care needs in the emergency department. International Conference on Nursing and Emergency Medicine: Las Vegas, NV.
  • Howard, M. (October, 2013). Emergent understandings of the schooling literacy project: Diverse schools generating close reading & critical responses to global and informational texts. Association for Christian Educator Preparation Programs: Freed-Hardeman University, Memphis, TN.
  • Howard, M., & Fain, J.(February, 2014). Emergent understandings of the schooling literacy project: Diverse schools generating close reading & critical responses to global and informational texts. Penn Ethnography Forum: Philadelphia, PA.
  • Isbell, J. K., Baker, J., Zagumny, L., Camuti, A., & Spears, A. (April, 2014). Beyond (yet related to) schooling: Interrogating deficit constructions of government-funded healthcare recipients. American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Isbell, J. K., Baker, J., Zagumny, L., Camuti, A., & Spears, A. (November, 2013). From education to healthcare: How deficit thinking permeates services to the economically disadvantaged. National Association of Multicultural Education: Oakland, CA.
  • Kolodziej, N. (November, 2013). Using literacy learning stations to meet adolescents' needs. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference: Boston, MA.
  • Stein, B. S., Haynes, A. F., Light, G., & Drane, D. (2013). Getting faculty involved in assessing and improving students’ critical thinking, Higher Learning Commission: Chicago, IL.
  • Stein, B. S., Haynes, A. F., & Harris, K. (2013). Assessing critical thinking skills with the CAT instrument. Texas A & M Assessment Conference: College Station, TX.

Regional

  • Akenson, J. (March, 2014). Geography, academic vocabulary, and higher order thinking. Tennessee Council for the Social Studies: Gatlinburg, TN.
  • Akenson, J., & England, E. (March, 2014). The data pool technique. Tennessee Council for the Social Studies: Gatlinburg, TN.
  • Akenson, J., & York, D. (March, 2014). Sgt Alvin C. York: Teaching World War 1 and beyond. Tennessee Council for the Social Studies: Gatlinburg, TN.
  • Anthony, H. G. (February, 2014). “Place value with pizzazz:” Engage your students. Middle Tennessee Mathematics Teachers Association: Clarkesville, TN.
  • Anthony, H. G., & Howard, M. (February, 2014). Questioning selves, questioning minds: Women’s persistence in doctoral programs. TN STEM Education Research: Murfreesboro, TN.
  • Anthony, H. G., Majors, T., & Amato, S. (September, 2013). Lesson ideas from “Place value with pizzazz.” Tennessee Mathematics Teachers Association: Memphis, TN.
  • Anthony, H. G., Cain, S., Kamm, B., & McQueen, C. (August, 2013). Partnering with higher education to implement common core. Invited panel at the Tennessee State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) 2013 Leadership Summit (Leading Tennessee to the Top): Nashville, TN.
  • Baker, J. C., & Yuesheng, C. (June, 2013). Reading literature using the psychological strategy. TTU-IRA Summer Reading Conference: Cookeville, TN.
  • Baker, J. E. (October, 2013). Gizmos, gadgets, and gimmicks galore! Using cheap stuff to teach early literacy and numeracy. Keynote presentation at the Upper Cumberland Association for the Education of Young Children Fall Conference: Cookeville, TN.
  • Howard, M.(November, 2013). STEM around us: A journey through the legacy cycle. Tennessee Science Teachers Association.
  • Kolodziej, N. (December, 2013). Promoting word identification skills by explicitly teaching decoding strategies. Tennessee Reading Association: Murfreesboro, TN.
  • Kolodziej, N. (September, 2013). Engaging adolescents in literacy with the use of learning stations. Tennessee Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference: Sevierville, TN.
  • Kolodziej, N. (June, 2013). I can do it myself! Decoding strategies to promote word identification skills. TTU/IRA Annual Literacy Conference: Cookeville, TN.
  • Swafford, M., & Gore, T. (November, 2013). Nutrition during pregnancy and infant toddler nutrition. Health Star, Holland J. Stephens Center: Livingston, TN.