RECENT FACULTY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, GRANTS...
- Board of Directors - National Reading Conference (2008-2011)
Board of Directors - International Reading Association (2008-2011)
Presented at International Reading Association's 23rd World Congress, New Zealand (2010)
"First Year Implementation Gains & Response to Intervention (RTI)"
Presented at International Reading Association Annual Convention, Chicago (2010)
"Peer discussion of texts in on-line environments"
Co-author of the lead article in May 2010 issue of the Journal of Educational Psychology, 102 (2), 257-280
"The impact of a comprehensive strategy-based intervention on the comprehension and strategy use of struggling adolescent readers."
Co-authored a chapter in the Handbook of Reading Disability Research, August 2010
"Interventions to enhance narrative comprehension" pp. 329-344
Almasi, J.F., Palmer, B.M., Madden, A., Hart, S.
- Book: Instructional Technology Past, Present, and Future, 3rd Edition, 2011
Presented at AACTE - American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Atlanta (2010)
"Using technology to enhance globally focused teaching and field experiences"
The Critical Role of Black religious Institutions in Educating African-American Youth.
Martin Dowson and Stuart devenish (Eds.), Religion and Spirituality (pp 195-214)
Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
- Grant - from Kentucky Dept of Education to upgrade Business Education course in teacher education programs. $2,000.00
- Taskforce on Inclusiveness, 2010
Central Ky Educational Cooperative's Content Leadership Network,Higher Education Representative for English Language Arts.
- Chief Consultant, KDE Kentucky Curriculum and Assessment Reform Enterprise (KCARE), Model Curriculum Framework.
Language education and social justice in English education policy. In s.
Miller & D. Kirkland (Eds.). Change matters: Critical essays on moving social justice research
from theory to policy, 189-196. New York: Peter Lang.
- Burns, L.D. (2011).Language education and social justice in English education policy. In s.j. Miller and D.E. Kirkland (Eds.), Change Matters: Critical essays on moving social justice research from theory to policy, (pp.189-196). New York: Peter Lang. Nominated, National Council of Teachers of English, Outstanding Research in English Education, Richard Meade Award.
Book: Hall, Leigh A., Burns, Leslie D., Edwards, Elizabeth
Empowering Struggling Readers, Practices for the Middle Grades, 2011
- Kentucky Colonel honor for working to improve adolescent literacy in the commonwealth (2010)
Presented at National Reading Conference, Fort Worth (2010)
"Variations in the strategic processing of expository text by proficient and struggling sixth graders over time"
- Presentation at the Striving Readers Spring Conference, "Kentucky Striving Readers: Insights from Years 1-3, 2010
co-authored the lead article in the May edition of the Journal of Educational Psychology
"The Impact of a strategy-based reading intervention on the comprehension and strategy use of struggling adolescent readers" 2010
- Lincoln Heritage Reading Council, President Elect (2010)
- Kentucky Reading Association, Board of Directors (2010)
- National Council of Teachers of English, National Consulting Network (2010)
- University of Kentucky, Wethington Award (2010)
Presented at Learning International Networks Consortium, MIT, Cambridge (2010)
"Inquiry strategies for the information society in the 21st centrury (ISIS-21)"
Presented at AERA, Denver (2010)
"Designing a 21st century literacy skills curriculum for Plug GED In."
Presented at IRA, Chicago (2010)
"Travel Buddies Project connects 1st and 2nd graders"
Presented at Ky Adult Education Program Directors Institute, Louisville (2010)
"Career readiness in a flat world: Building skills for the 21 century"
Presented at the National Science Teachers Association, Philadelphia (2010)
"Increasing 21st century science and literacy skills"
Presented at American Association of Colleges for Techer Education, Atlanta (2010)
"Using technology to enhance clinical experiences and promote globally focused teaching"
- Hruby, G. G., & Goswami, U. (2013). Educational neuroscience for reading education researchers. In D. Alvermann, N. Unrau and R. Ruddell (Eds.), Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading (6th ed.)(pp. 558-588). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
- Hruby, G. G. (2013). Neuroscience metaphors for teaching and curriculum. In L. H. Wasserman and D. Zambo (Eds.), Early childhood and neuroscience: Links to development and learning. New York: Springer.
- Hruby, G. G. (2012). Three requirements for justifying an educational neuroscience (annual review). British Journal of Educational Psychology, 82, 1-23
- .Hruby, G. G. (2012). The Race to the Top program: Should America be the global leader in math, science, engineering, and technology education? [The counterpoint position]. In A. J. Eakle (Ed.), Curriculum and Instruction: Debating Issues in American Education: A SAGE Reference Set (pp. 90-99). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Hruby, G. G., & Roegiers, A. (2012). Cognitive constructivism. In C. A. Chappell (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Hruby, G. G., & Goswami, U. (2011). Neuroscience on reading: A review for reading education researchers. Reading Research Quarterly, 46 (2), 156-172.
- Hruby, G. G., Read, S., & Landon-Hays, M. (2011). Balancing the tensions in effective English language arts instruction. In D. Lapp and D. Fisher (Eds.), Handbook of research in the teaching of the English language arts (pp. 211-217). New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.
Presented at the Organizatin of American Historians, Washington, 2010
"What Educational Research Says about Teaching Women's History"
Presented at American Educational Research Association, Denver (2010)
"Discussant: Teaching History with Film"
History Instruction Using Sociocultural Tools: Teaching History for the Common Good
(in press) Learning History. In P. Alexander & R. Mayer (EDs.)
Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction. Routledge
(in press) L.S. & Barton, K.C. Doing History: Investigating with Children in Elementary and Middle School
Fourth edition. Routledge
(in press) Henderson, A. G. & Levstik, L. S. What's caught; What's taught: Children interpreting material culture
- Dollar General Foundation Literacy Grant, UK family literacy program, UK Literacy Clinic, 2010
JOAN MAZUR & GERRY SWAN
Research Fellowship (awarded), University of Kentucky, Summer 2010
Presentation at World Conference on Educational Sciences, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey
"Invisible differences: A pedagogical approach to personalizing diversity for pre-service teachers" 2010
Presentation at George Williams College, Williams Bay, WI
"The impact of hidden curriculum on the development of a high school Gay/Straight Alliance" 2010
Presentation at US Social forum: Another World is Possible. Another US is Necessary. A New Detroit is Underway, Detroit, MI
"Exploring the social context of schools and how to transform the training of teachers to create a more liberatory education" 2010
Dollar General Foundation, University of Ky Family Literacy Program, UK Literacy Clinic, Grant
Collaborative Center for Literacy Development, ESL and Adult Literacy Provision for Refugee Lex 2010
Award - Teacher Who Made A Difference, College of Education, University of Kentucky, 2010
Presentation National Reading Conference/Literacy Research Association in Fort Worth, Texas, 2010
"Literacy and ESL Programs for Adult Refugees: How Prepared are Tutors and Instructors"
"Adult Literacy Paradigms in Dialogue, symposium
Research in the Teaching of English, Volume 45, Number 3, February 2011.
Television, Language, and Literacy Practices in Sudanese Refugee Families: "I Learned how to Spell English on Channel 18"
- University of Kentucky, Kentucky: An American Story, Summer grant 2010
- The Calvin K. Kazanjian Economic Foundation, Inc. Econocast: The Production, consumption and distribution of economic podcasts for the K-12 classroom. Summer 2010
- Library of Congress, Midwest Center for Teaching Primary Sources: Digital Docs in a Box, summer 2010
P-20 Civic Engagement Lab. University of Kentucky, College of Education, 2010
one year planning lab to design and pilot an innovative curriculum integrating civic edu, critical iiteracy, and new literacies.
- Florida State University Writing Project, National Writing Project supporting PD for teachers K-16 to improve student writing skills, 2010
- National Writing Project, National evaluation of writing professinal development, four-year study examines the impact of teacher participation in the FSU Writing Project on 8th grade student writers, 2010
Book - Literacy instruction for today's classroom: Implementing strategies based on 20 scholars and their ideas, 2010
- Presentation - Indiana University Southeast Writing Project
- Writing toward and away from home, New Albany, 2010
Editorship, Literacy Research and Instruction referred Publication of the Association of
Literacy Educators and Researcfhers, 2010