Woodring faculty present spring, summer papers
Carmen Avila Cervera, Elementary Education/TESOL, presented “Exploring Academic Spanish: Words that Work,” at the Washington Association for Bilingual Education Conference held in Yakima, Wash., May 5-8, 2010.
Joanne Carney and David Carroll, Elementary Education, presented “The Mentor Teacher Role: Helping Teacher Candidates Collect and Analyze Student-based Evidence of Learning,” at the Northwest Association of Teacher Educators Conference held in Ellensburg, Wash., Apr. 10-11, 2010.
Marilyn Chu, Kristen French, Mitch Jancic, Diane Majors, Elementary Education; Susan Kincaid, Human Services; and Lauren McClanahan and Rosalie Romano, Secondary Education, presented “E Pluribus Unum: Transforming Professional Practice for Social Justice Through the Multicultural Faculty Fellowship: Multi-Cultural Faculty Fellows, Woodring College of Education," at the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting held in Denver, Colo., Apr. 30-May 4, 2010.
Marilyn Chu, Elementary Education with Brenda Boyd, Sally Holloway, Whatcom Community College, presented “Mentoring Relationships: Listening to the stories of teachers of young children,” at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) 2010 National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development, held in Phoenix, Ariz., June 4-9, 2010.
Tracy Coskie and Marsha Riddle Buly, Elementary Education, presented “Supporting English Language Learners in the Writing Workshop,” at the Washington Association for Bilingual Education held in Yakima, Wash., May 7-8, 2010.
Gail Coulter, Special Education, presented “Use of Webcasts in Teacher Preparation Courses: Lessons Learned in the Development and Implementation of an Enhanced Instructional System,” with Beverly Ray, Idaho State University, at the Council for Exceptional Children 2010 Convention & Expo held in Nashville, Tenn., Apr. 21-24, 2010. Coulter also co-presented with Chuck Lambert, Special Education, “The effect of pre-teaching vocabulary on reading passages for third grade participants,” at the Association for Behavior Analysis International held in San Antonio, Texas, May 28-June 1, 2010 and “More than speed: The contribution of vocabulary instruction to oral reading fluency,” at the International Reading Association 55th Annual Convention held in Chicago, Ill., Apr. 25-28, 2010.
Sandra Daffron, Continuing and College Education, presented “The Future is Now: Key Aspects of Teaching and Learning in the Online Environment,” at the Adult Education Research Conference held in Sacramento, Calif., June 3-6, 2010.
Stan Goto, Continuing and College Education, presented “Faculty Learning Communities and Scholarly Inquiry,” at the Pacific Northwest Higher Education Teaching & Learning Conference held in Vancouver, Wash., Apr. 28-30, 2010 and “Challenges of Faculty Development in Community Colleges,” at the Adult Education Research Conference held in Sacramento, Calif., June 3-6, 2010.
Karen Hoelscher, Elementary Education, presented “Finding Our Shared Humanity in an Academic Writing Community: The WWU Faculty Writing Series and Residency Model,” at the 2010 Conference on Text and Academic Authoring, held in Minneapolis, Minn., June 24-27, 2010.
Kenneth Howell and Keith Hyatt, Special Education, presented “Promoting Evidence-Based Practices and Avoiding Pseudoscientific Fads: Guidelines for Families/Interventions at the Pacific Rim International Forum 2010 held in Honolulu, Hawaii, Apr. 12-13, 2010.
Diana Jones, Human Services, presented “Genetic testing reduces distress; the BMPR2 experience” and “Religion and coping among persons at risk for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension,” and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association 9th International Pulmonary Hypertension Conference and Scientific Sessions held in Garden Grove, Calif., June 25-27, 2010.
Bridget Kelley and LeAnne Robinson, Special Education, presented “Written Expression Curriculum Based Measurement and RTI: Case Studies,” Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Convention & Expo, held in Nashville, Tenn., Apr. 21-24, 2010.
John Korsmo, Human Services, presented “Understanding and Enhancing Privilege in Youth Work,” at the Wisconsin Association of Child and Youth Care Professionals, Inc (WACYCP) Conference held in Waukesha, Wisc., May 25-27, 2010 and “An Introduction to Prosperity Action Teams: Using Community-Based Participatory Research in Overcoming Poverty,” at the 6th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry held in Urbana-Champain, Ill., May 26-28, 2010.
Molly Lawrence and Rosalie Romano, Secondary Education, presented “An Analysis of the Nature of Student-Based Evidence Collected by First and Second Quarter Teacher Candidates;” “ Pushing Through Timeworn Teacher Education Conundrums: An Integrative Response to Standard V;” “Leveling the Playing Field: How Integrating the Field Made Space for Diverse Ways of Being and Seeing in Teacher Education;” “It Depends: Unpacking the Box of Assessment for Learning;” at the Professional Educators Standards Board 2010 Assessment and Standard V Conference held in SeaTac, Wash., April 15-16, 2010.
Diane Majors, Elementary Education/TESOL, presented “Making Every Classroom Moment Count,” at the Washington Association for Bilingual Education, held in Yakima, Wash. May 6-8, 2010.
Trula Nicholas, Human Services, co-presented “Sustaining University- Community Partnerships: A Three Year Journey- So Far,” with Geof Morgan, ED, Whatcom Family and Community Network, at the 2010 Community-campus Partnerships for Health Conference Creating the Future We Want to be: Transformation Through Partnerships held in Portland, Ore., May 12-15,2010.
Shelby Sheppard, Secondary Education, presented “Connecting Understanding and Experience: Reflections from the Field,” at the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting held in Denver, Colo., Apr. 30-May 4, 2010 and “The Paradoxical Relationship Between Experience and Understanding: A Case Study,” at the Philosophy of Education Society 66th Annual Meeting 2010, San Francisco, Calif. Apr. 8-12, 2010.
Trish Skillman, Elementary Education/TESOL, "Tactics for Increasing the Use of Academic English,” Washington Association for Bilingual Education, held in Yakima May 5-8.
Kristine Slentz, Special Education, presented "Bringing it Home: Lessons Learned in Kenya, Egypt, Singapore, Indonesia about Early Childhood Assessment,” with Joann Johnson, St. Cloud State University, at the Pacific Rim International Forum 2010, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, Apr. 12-13, 2010 and “More Than the Sum of Parts: Part C and Part B of IDEA for Early Interventionists ,” with Kellie Horn, ESD 123, at the Infant and Early Childhood Conference held in Tacoma, Wash., Apr. 28-30, 2010.
Tracy Thorndike-Christ, Special Education, presented, “The Multicultural Faculty Fellowship: Its Impact on an Educational Psychologist and Her Practice,” at the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, held in Denver, Colo., Apr. 30- May 4, 2010.
Maria Timmons Flores, Elementary Education/TESOL, presented “Faculty Learning Community as Social Capital: Supporting a Newcomer's Efforts at Curricular Change for Bilingual Students: Multi-Cultural Faculty Fellows, Woodring College of Education,” at the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, held in Denver, Colo., Apr. 30- May 4, 2010.
Raymond Wolpow, Secondary Education, “Instructional Principles, Curricular Domains and Specific Strategies for Compassionate Classrooms" at the Conference on Trauma-Sensitive Schools, held in Boston, Mass., May 3-4, 2010.