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2013

December 2013

Dr. Sandra Kolberg, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored the article “Are Rational Self-Interested Leadership Behaviors Contributing to the Workplace Bullying Phenomenon in Canada and the United States?” in the American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (Vol. 3, Issue 6A).

November 2013

Dr. Martha Cheney, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was featured on Education Talk Radio in September. She and Dr. Kyle Snow, senior scholar and director of the Center for Applied Research at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), discussed the state of early childhood education. Dr. Cheney serves on the editorial advisory board for the NAEYC professional journal Teaching Young Children and is a former preschool and elementary school teacher.

September 2013

Dr. Joan Gipe, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published the eighth edition of Multiple Paths to Literacy: Assessment and Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners, K–12 (Pearson, 2013), a resource for teachers and education students that instructs them how to recognize students’ literacy strengths and needs, identify students with special needs, and plan and differentiate instruction.

Dr. Suzanne James, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently appointed to the Higher Learning Commission Institutional Actions Council. She began a four-year term in August. The council conducts reviews and takes action on accreditation recommendations. Dr. James has more than 20 years of experience serving as a consultant evaluator and peer reviewer with the Higher Learning Commission and was a member of the steering committee for Walden’s recent reaffirmation of accreditation.

Dr. Thomas Wolsey, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored the chapter “Digital Texts as Sources for Novice Writers” in Exploring Technology for Writing and Writing Instruction (IGI Global, 2013).

August 2013

Dr. Abbie Brown, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership and at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., was recently awarded the Presidential Service Award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) for his service as editor-in-chief of the journal TechTrends. His work in distance education earned him an Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching award from the North Carolina Distance Learning Association.

Dr. Karen Kelly and Dr. Jack “Jock” Schorger, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored the chapter “Emerging Bilingualism in Kindergarten: Implications for Educational Policies and Practices in Qatar” in Research on the Influences of Educational Policy on Teaching and Learning, a volume in Research on Education in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East (Information Age Publishing, 2013).

Dr. Thomas Wolsey, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored the ebook Teaching the Language Arts: Forward Thinking in Today's Classrooms (Holcomb Hathaway, Publishers, Inc., 2013).

July 2013

Dr. Martha Larkin, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Complex Moving Parts: Assessment Systems and Electronic Portfolios” in the International Journal of ePortfolio (Vol. 3, Issue 1).

Dr. Heather Miller, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “All Adjuncts Are Not Created Equal: An Exploratory Study of Teaching and Professional Needs of Online Adjuncts” in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration (Vol. 16, Issue 1).

June 2013

Dr. Lora Dagel, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was featured on “Higher Education Talk Radio” on BlogTalkRadio.com on April 29. She spoke about why literacy is an educational priority in every classroom, school, and district.

Dr. Kelley Jo Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored the chapter “Online Course Activities: A Case Study of Assignments and Assessment Types” in Learning Management Systems and Instructional Design: Best Practices in Online Education (IGI Global, 2013).

May 2013

Dr. David Mathieu, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published Way of Wakan: Reflections on Lakota Spirituality and Grief (CreateSpace, 2013). The book shares his understanding of Native American beliefs about death and reflects on the death of his 27-year-old daughter. Dr. Mathieu formerly served as the executive director for the College of Undergraduate Studies before transitioning to his new role as a faculty member.

April 2013

Dr. Barry Birnbaum, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was quoted in “Seamless Teaching: Navigating the Inclusion Spectrum” in Teaching Tolerance (Vol. 43, Spring 2013). He spoke about how to inform and inspire teachers to best serve students in an inclusion classroom.

Dr. Stephanie A. Gaddy, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published Creating, Sustaining, and Enhancing Your College's Office for Disability Services (CreateSpace, 2013), a comprehensive reference guide that details how to create and sustain an effective office for disability services.

March 2013

Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented the paper “Issues and Challenges for Teaching Successful Online Courses” in November at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology in Louisville, Ky.

February 2013

Dr. Mark Clauburg, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was interviewed Dec. 12 on “Higher Education Talk Radio” on BlogTalkRadio.com about preparing teachers for technology integration.

Dr. Rena Palloff and Dr. Henry Pratt, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, were each recently honored with the 2012 Mildred B. and Charles A. Wedemeyer Award for Outstanding Practitioner in Distance Education, which was presented in August at the 28th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning in Madison, Wis. The award recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of important skills, concepts, techniques, meanings, and understandings of distance education in North America.

Dr. Marilyn Simon, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Dr. James Goes, a faculty member in the School of Management, published the next edition of Dissertation and Scholarly Research: Recipes for Success (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012), a comprehensive, user-friendly text that explains clearly how scholarly research is created, evaluated, and disseminated.

Dr. Judith Witt, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-presented “Decisions, Actions, Consequences: Keys to Immersive, Iterative Leadership Development” in October 2012 at the 35th annual international conference of the North American Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development in Washington, D.C.

January 2013

Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented the paper “Issues and Challenges for Teaching Successful Online Courses” at the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) 2012 International Convention in Louisville, Ky.

2012

December 2012

Dr. Stephen Canipe, a program director in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, wrote “Virtual Experience, Real Learning” in Education Executive (Fall 2012) to explain how virtual field trips are a low-cost way to enhance learning.

November 2012

Dr. Terry O’Banion, senior advisor for higher education programs at Walden University and a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was featured on Higher Education Talk Radio on Sept. 26.

A number of faculty members in the The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership presented at the 18th annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in October. Dr. Beate Baltes and Dr. George Smeaton led a presentation on “Identifying Discrepancies Between Expertise and Expert Status in Academic Virtual Communities of Practice”; Dr. Robert Hogan presented “Transnational Distance Learning: New Markets and Opportunities to Meet the Needs of Emerging and Developed Nations”; and Dr. Jennifer Smolka and Dr. Kelley Jo Walters led a presentation with Dr. Laurel Walsh, a faculty member in the College of Undergraduate Studies, on “Prescriptive Interventions Through Automated Essay Scoring.”

Dr. Barbara Salice, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published a chapter, “School Leadership and Ethics from a Woman's Perspective,” in Ethics for Today's School Leaders: Setting Your Ethical Compass (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2012).

Dr. Marilyn Simon, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored WEHT (What Ever Happened To ... ?) (Bedazzled Ink Publishing Company, 2012), about three friends who reconnect and learn life lessons by understanding the places they’ve lived.

September 2012

Dr. Suzanne James, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Dr. David Binder, a faculty member in the School of Management, presented “Faculty as Adult Learners” at the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) 34th annual International Conference on Teaching & Leadership Excellence in May in Austin, Texas.

Dr. Kelley Jo Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-presented a series of discussions at the World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (EdMedia) in Denver. She also recently co-presented at the Michigan Reading Association’s annual conference; the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) conference in Austin, Texas; and the 2012 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy in Blacksburg, Va.

Dr. Ernest Zamora, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Implementing Effective Professional Learning Communities With Consistency at the Middle School Level” in National FORUM of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal (Vol. 29, Issue 3).

July 2012

Dr. Paula Dawidowicz, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented four papers at the eighth annual International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May about the process of research, dissertation literature reviews, the reverse redesign model, and ethno-historiography.

Dr. Janice Garfield and Dr. Kurt Schoch, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently completed examiner training for the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program and were appointed to its 2012 board of examiners. Dr. Garfield served as a facilitator and trainer for examiner training and will serve as a senior examiner; Dr. Schoch completed his eighth year of examiner training and will serve as an alumni examiner.

Dr. Kelley Jo Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published “The Impact of Discovery Learning in Writing Instruction on Fifth-Grade Student Achievement” in The Journal of Elementary and Secondary Education (Vol. 3, Issue 4) and “Mandatory Online Discussions: The Effect of a Postgraduate Policy on Communication Between Faculty Members and Graduate Learners” in Postmodern Openings (Vol. 3, Issue 1).

June 2012

Dr. Barry Birnbaum, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was cited in the article “A Better Lesson Plan” in Community Health (April 2012) about parent and teacher relationships regarding children with autism.

May 2012

Dr. Royce Robertson, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored the chapter “Ideal Design and Content of Support Systems for Electronic Teaching Portfolios” in E-Portfolios and Global Diffusion: Solutions for Collaborative Education, by Darren Cambridge (American Institutes for Research, 2012). The book addresses the emerging requirements, concerns, and applications for e-portfolios.

March 2012

Dr. Barry Birnbaum, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was quoted in the article “Supporting Children With Special-Needs Siblings” at SchoolFamily.com (Jan. 31, 2012).

Dr. Steve Canipe, a program director and faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was cited in the THE Journal article “5 K–12 E-Learning Trends” on the role of social networks in education (Feb. 2, 2012). He was also interviewed on Education Talk Radio about incorporating arts into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education (Jan. 11, 2012).

Dr. Tom Cavanagh, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored the article “Creating a Culture of Care in Schools: A New Zealand Perspective on Using Restorative Practices” in International Perspectives on Restorative Justice in Education (Charlton Publishing). He also co-authored “Creating Peaceful and Effective Schools Through a Culture of Care” in Discourse (Vol. 33, Issue 4) and presented “Introducing a Culture of Care” at the 2011 Colorado ACT (American College Testing) State Organization Conference.

Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, wrote “Games for Mathematics Education” in Playing Games in Schools: Simulations and Video Games for Primary and Secondary Education (International Society for Technology in Education, 2010). He also presented “The Relationship Between Flow State and Educational Computer Games” at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology in Jacksonville, Fla., in November.

February 2012

Dr. Martha Cheney, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-presented at the Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education on developing performance assessments and developing partnerships.

Dr. Lorraine Cleeton, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, will present “Assessment in Special Education” at the Athens Institute for Education and Research’s 14th annual International Conference on Education in Athens, Greece, in May 2012.

Dr. John Flohr, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, wrote the chapter “Applying Brain Research to Children’s Musical Experiences” in Learning from Young Children: Research in Early Childhood Music (Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2011). Dr. Flohr also co-published the articles “Applying Brain Research to Classroom Strategies” in Southwestern Musician (Issue 77, Vol. 7) and “Relationships Among Music Listening, Temperament, and Cognitive Abilities of Four-Year-Old Children” in Visions of Research in Music Education (Vol. 17, 2011).

Dr. Stephanie Gaddy, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, wrote Creating, Sustaining, and Enhancing Your College’s Office for Disability Services (The Edward Mellen Press, 2012) and “Help Administrators Get Comfortable Working With Students With Disabilities” in Disability Compliance for Higher Education.

Dr. Janice Garfield, Dr. Laura Lynn, and Dr. Kurt Schoch, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented the results of their research on community leadership development to participants at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education 2011 Conference in Indianapolis last fall.

Dr. Edward Garten, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently appointed to serve on the President’s Advisory Council for the Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences in Cincinnati.

Dr. Donna Gee and Dr. Jerita Whaley, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented their case study research with elementary teachers who teach mathematics at the American Association for Curriculum and Teaching conference in Denver, Colo., in October. Their research focuses on the effectiveness of using summer mathematics institutes followed by adapted Japanese lesson study processes during the school year with a focus on student learning.

Dr. Janet Lerner, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was named co-editor of the journal Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal. She also serves on the board of directors of Professionals in Learning Disabilities, an Illinois-based group of teachers and professionals who work with individuals with learning disabilities.

Dr. Marie Larcara, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently presented “Finding, Retaining, Motivating, and Growing High Quality Online Adjuncts in Higher Education” at the International Association for Development of the Information Society in Rome. She also presented on the topic of quality online adjuncts at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education conferences in Honolulu and Melbourne, Australia.

Dr. Terry O’Banion, senior advisor of Higher Education Programs at Walden University and a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was cited in “Bridging the Leadership Gap” in Community College Times (Dec. 6, 2011). In the article, Dr. O’Banion offered insight into the shortage of community college presidents.

Dr. Carole Pearce, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Critical Discourse in the Adult Learning Online Learning Environment” at the annual American Association for Adult and Continuing Education 2011 Conference in Indianapolis last fall.

Dr. Royce Robertson, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-presented “Complex Moving Parts: ePortfolios and Assessment Systems” at Educause 2011 in Philadelphia in October.

Dr. Alan Seidman, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Human Diversity in the Classroom: Preparing Preservice and Inservice Teachers” at the National Association for Multicultural Education conference in November 2011.

Dr. MaryFriend Shepard and Dr. Jennifer Smolka, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Advantages and Challenges of Fully Online Degree Programs” and “You Never Forget Your First Time: Designing, Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Online Programs” in panel presentations at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology in Jacksonville, Fla., last fall.

Dr. Kelley Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, wrote “Ways to Create an Orderly Classroom Where All Children Learn” in the Journal of Secondary and Elementary Education (Vol. 2, Issue 7) and “What Kind of Learner Are You?” in the Journal of Virtual Leadership (Vol. 2, Issue 7). Dr. Walters also received the Teacher of Honor Award 2011 from Kappa Delta Pi, international honor society of education.

Dr. Wendy Walter-Bailey, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented the session “Promoting Resiliency Among Young Children Who Are At Risk of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” at the National Association for the Education of Young Children annual conference in Orlando, Fla., in November 2011.

Dr. Colin Winkelman, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, gave a presentation on student and teacher preparation in rural parts of Indian Country at the National Indian Education Association’s 42nd Annual Convention and Trade Show in Albuquerque, N.M., in October 2011.

January 2012

Walden awarded Dr. Beate Baltes, Dr. Nic Nistor, and Dr. George Smeaton, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, a 2011 Faculty Research Initiative Grant. The seed money will help this group research the relationships faculty members develop in virtual communities of practice.

Paula Dawidowicz, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, has published two articles and a book. “With Scholarship and Practice in Mind: The Case Study as Research Method” in the Journal of Applied Instructional Design (Vol. 1, Issue 2) discusses various types of research, emphasizing the usefulness of the case study methodology. “The Person on the Street’s Understanding of Systems Thinking” in Systems Research and Behavioral Science investigates the importance of systems thinking in the decision-making processes of various business, government, and education environments. Literature Reviews Made Easy: A Quick Guide to Success (Information Age Publishing, 2010) was adopted throughout Walden.

Dr. Edward Garten and Dr. John Johnson, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, were awarded a 2011 Faculty Research Initiative Grant from Walden. The pair will examine high barriers to entrepreneurship to women in Ukraine.

Dr. Leslie Moller, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, received the Presidential Award at the 2011 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) conference for her work as editor of the Journal of Applied Instructional Design, which is published by AECT, for organizing the AECT research symposium, and for editing a book of symposium presentations.

Dr. Jennifer Smolka, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, with co-principal investigator Dr. Laurel Walsh, a faculty member in the College of Undergraduate Studies, received a 2011 Faculty Research Initiative Grant from Walden. The seed money will help the pair investigate the efficacy of the mass customization delivery model for the remediation of doctoral students.

Walden also awarded Dr. Steve Vinella and Dr. Kelley Jo Walters, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, a 2011 Faculty Research Initiative Grant. They hope to learn how to provide transparent written feedback to doctoral students for the capstone.

December 2011

Dr. David Binder, a faculty member in the School of Management, and Dr. Suzanne James, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “The Care and Feeding of Part-Time Faculty: A Model to Retain Community College Adjuncts” in National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision (2011: Vol. 28, Issue 3).

Dr. Paula Dawidowicz, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented at the seventh International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry in May. She also recently published “The Person on the Street’s Understanding of Systems Thinking” in the Systems Research and Behavioral Science journal (2011).

November 2011

Julie Sprague, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, traveled to Haiti to train more than 70 teachers at Christianville School in Gressier, outside Port-au-Prince, in August.

Dr. Leslie Van Gelder, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was cited in more than a dozen publications for her archaeological research on children’s ancient cave drawings. Media outlets that covered the story included CNN, MSNBC, BBC News, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times of India, and History.com.

Dr. Kelley Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, earned recognition as a Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of Honor in September. The designation honors professional growth, leadership, a record of community service, and contributions to the education profession.

October 2011

Dr. Barry Birnbaum, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, is cited in the article “The Girl Who Played With an Imaginary Rope” in the Huffington Post (Aug. 26, 2011), a story about learning disabilities and mislabeling children in the ’70s and ’80s.

August 2011

Dr. Michael Brophy, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, accepted the superintendent position in West Valley School District near Yakima, Wash.

Dr. Michelle Brown, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “An Evaluation Study of a College Success Course as a Counseling Intervention” in Research in Higher Education Journal (2011: Vol. 12, Issue 1).

Dr. Michael Sanders, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented at the 13th International Association for Intercultural Research Conference (ARIC) in Sherbrooke, Quebec, in June. The presentation was titled “Rabindranath Tagore and Multi/Inter-Culturalism.”

Dr. Kelley Jo Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Constructivism: A Critical Piece of Effective Classroom Management” in The Journal of Elementary and Secondary Education (2011: Vol. 2, Issue 3).

July 2011

Dr. Linda Crawford, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Dr. Iris M. Yob, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the Center for Faculty Excellence and a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-presented “Qualities of Effective Mentoring” at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting in New Orleans in April 2011. Dr. Yob also presented “If We Knew What Spirituality Was, We Would Teach for It” at the seventh International Research in Music Education Conference in Exeter, England, on April 15, 2011.

April 2011

Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Preferred Teaching Styles in Cyber Learning Platforms: Learners’ Views” at the annual Association for Educational Communication and Technology International Convention last fall. Dr. Kebritchi also published the chapter “Games for Mathematics Education” in Playing Games in School (International Society for Technology in Education, 2010).

Melissa L. Olive, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored the study “Controlled Evaluation of the Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on the Behavior of 16 Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders” (July 2010).

November 2010

Dr. Stephanie Gaddy, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, wrote for Disability Compliance for Higher Education (2010: Vol. 16, Issue 1).

Dr. Beate Baltes, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Affirming Diversity in an Online Course” in Campus-Wide Information Systems (2010: Vol. 27, Issue 5).

Dr. Beate Baltes, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, collaboratively published “Experiences and Indicators Related to Self-Efficacy in Online Doctoral Research Courses in S. Hambach, A. Martens, D. Tavangarian, & B. Urban” in eLearning Baltics 2010: Proceedings of the 3rd International eLBa Science Conference.

Dr. Suzanne James, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Dr. David Binder, a faculty member in the School of Management, co-authored “Approach-Avoidance: Psychology and Online Education” in NYS Psychologist (2010: Vol. 22, Issue 3).

Dr. Cheryl Keen, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Personal Origins of Public Commitment” in Richard Couto’s Political and Civic Leadership: A Reference Handbook (Sage Publications, 2010).

Dr. James Keen, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Practical Wisdom” for Richard Couto’s Political and Civic Leadership: A Reference Handbook (Sage Publications, 2010).

Dr. Michelle Brown, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Impact of the Accountability System on Perceptions and Practices of South Texas Elementary School Teachers” in the journal Research in the Schools (2010: Vol. 17, Issue 1).

Dr. Terry O’Banion, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Who Are the Innovators?” in The Community College Enterprise (2010: Vol. 16, Issue 2).

Dr. Terry O’Banion, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored Focus on Learning: A Learning College Reader (League for Innovation in the Community College, 2010).

Diane R. Penland, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “On-line Learning Communities: Assessment Instrument” at the Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning in Orlando, Fla.

Dr. Keith Pratt, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, collaboratively presented Building Bridges: P-16 Stem Alignment and Rescuing Online Underprepared Adult Students with Web 2.0 Technologies at the League for Innovation’s STEMtech Conference in Orlando, Fla.

Dr. Carole E. Pearce, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented Lessons from the Past: Eleanor Roosevelt as Adult Educator and Adult Learner at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference in Clearwater, Fla.

Dr. Beate Baltes, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented Vocational Training for Researchers at the 5th EARLI SIG 14 Learning and Professional Development Conference in Munich, Germany.

Dr. Sharon Johnson, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, collaboratively presented Three R’s Equal Success at the American School Counselor Association Annual Conference in Boston, Mass.

October 2010

Dr. Gilbert Cleeton, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored Learning Barriers (VDM Verlag, 2010).

Dr. Leslie Van Gelder, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was cited in a National Geographic blog article about prehistoric cave paintings in Lascaux, France (Sept. 7, 2010).

Dr. MaryFriend Shepard, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “A Model for Using Electronic Portfolios to Assess Program Standards in Educator Preparation” in National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal (Vol. 27, Issue 3).

Dr. Pam L. Warrick, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored Styles and Strategies for Teaching High School Mathematics (Corwin Press, 2010).

September 2010

Dr. Anita Dutrow, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Field Experiences for the Middle Level Student: Early Field Experiences and Student Teaching” in Current Issues in Middle Level Education (2010: Vol. 15, No. 1).

Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “The Effects of Modern Mathematics Computer Games on Mathematics Achievement and Class Motivation” in Computers and Education (2010: Vol. 55).

Nancy Moretti, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently awarded the 2010 Joseph G.E. Knight Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.

Dr. Carole Pearce, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “Using the Mind Screen Technique for Focus” in The Leadership Challenge: Activities Book (Pfeiffer, 2010).

July 2010

Dr. Christina Dawson, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, collaboratively presented Exploring Structural and Process Issues in Relation to Using Mixed Methods for Postgraduate Research at the Sixth Mixed Methods International Conference in Baltimore, Md.

Dr. Ashraf Esmail, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, authored “Negotiating Fairness: A Study on How Lesbian Family Members Evaluate, Construct and Maintain Fairness Within the Division of Household Labor” in the Journal of Homosexuality (2010: Vol. 57, Issue 5).

Dr. Suzanne James, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Dr. David Binder, a faculty member in the College of Management and Technology, co-authored “Online Faculty as Adult Learners: Faculty Development that Works” in the National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal (2010: Vol. 27, Issue 3).

Dr. Asoka Jayasena, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, authored Adyapana Samaja Vidyawa [Sinhalese for “Sociology of Education”] (Godage and Sons, 2010).

Dr. Anthony Morgan, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented Family and Parent Involvement Components in K–12 Teacher Education at Walden University’s Summer Research Symposium in Minneapolis, Minn.

Dr. Donald Sternberg, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “Instructional Leader” in Principal Magazine, (2010: March/April) and “Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance Policies” in School Administrators Association of New York State (2010: Vol. 39, Issue 1).

June 2010

Dr. Roberta Albi, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “The Albi Family” in Italy in Colorado: Family Histories from Denver and Beyond (Donning, 2008).

Dr. Abbie Brown and Dr. Tim Green, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Issues and Trends in Instructional Technology: Growth and Maturation of Web-Based Tools in a Challenging Climate: Social Networks Gain Educators’ Attention” in Educational Media and Technology Yearbook: Vol. 35 (Springer, 2010).

Dr. Tom Cavanagh, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “Restorative Practices in Schools: Breaking the Cycle of Student Involvement in Child Welfare and Legal Systems” in Protecting Children (2009: Vol. 24, Issue 4).

Dr. Ruth Collins, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Changing Embedded Student Attitudes Within a Mathematical Setting” in MathAMATYC Educator (2010: Vol. 1, Issue 2).

Dr. J. Ana Donaldson, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was elected president of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) for the 2011–2012 term.

Christopher Hughes, a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) student, and Dr. Don Jones, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “A Relationship Among Public School Leadership, Ethics and Student Achievement” in the National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal (2010: Vol. 27, Issue 2).

Dr. Karen Kelly, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “Interpreting the ‘Sounds of Silence’ in Dual-Language Preschools in Qatar: Teacher’s Use of Story Retelling and Language Sampling” in the Newsletter of the ASHA Special Interest Division 14: Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations (2010: Vol. 17, Issue 1).

Dr. Thomas Wolsey, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “Complexity in Student Writing: The Relationship Between the Task and Vocabulary Uptake” in Literacy Research and Instruction (2010: Vol. 49, Issue 2).

April 2010

Dr. Abbie Brown and Dr. Tim Green, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Time Students Spend Reading Threaded Discussions in Online Graduate Courses Requiring Asynchronous Participation” in The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (2009: Vol. 10, No. 6) and “Enhancing Social Presence in Online Learning: Mediation Strategies Applied to Social Networking Tools” in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration (2009: Vol. 12, No. 4).

Dr. John Flohr, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “Best Practices for Young Children’s Music Education: Guidance from Brain Research” in General Music Today (2010: Vol. 23, No. 2), and co-authored Music in Elementary Education (Pearson, 2010).

Dr. David Hernandez, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Laptops and Fourth Grade Literacy: Assisting the Jump Over the Fourth-Grade Slump” in the Journal of Technology, Learning and Assessment (2010: Vol. 9, No. 5).

Dr. Mary Houser, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “The Relationship Between Selected Leadership Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Behavioral and Social Inclusive Practices Among Middle School Principals in North Carolina” in the North Carolina Middle School Association Journal (2010: Vol. 25).

Dr. Barbara Weschke and Dr. Steve Canipe, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “The Faculty Evaluation Process: The First Step in Fostering Professional Development in an Online University” in the Journal of College Teaching and Learning (2010: Vol. 7, Issue 1).

February 2010

Dr. Anthony Artino, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “Online Learning: Are Subjective Perceptions of Instructional Context Related to Academic Success?” in Internet and Higher Education (2009: Vol. 12) and “Think, Feel, Act: Motivational and Emotional Influences on Military Students’ Online Academic Success” in the Journal of Computing in Higher Education (2009: Vol. 21, No. 2). Artino co-authored the following articles: “On Regulation and Medical Education: Sociology, Learning and Accountability” in Academic Medicine (2009: Vol. 84, Issue 5); “Beyond Grades in Online Learning: Adaptive Profiles of Academic and Self-Regulation Among Naval Academy Undergraduates” in the Journal of Advanced Academics (2009: Vol. 20); “Normobaric Hypoxia Training: The Effects of Breathing-Gas Flow Rate on Symptoms” in Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine (2009: Vol. 80, No. 6); “Wiki and Threaded Discussion for Online Collaborative Activities: Students’ Perceptions and Use” in the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence (2009: Vol. 1, No. 1).

Dr. Tom Cavanagh, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Indigenous Contexts for Responding to Challenging Behaviors” in the International Journal of Restorative Justice (2009: Vol. 5, Issue 1).

Dr. John W. Flohr, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, collaboratively presented Bridging the Gap Between Music, Dance, and Social Studies at the Texas Music Educators Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Sunil Hazari, a faculty member in the School of Management and The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “An Empirical Investigation of Factors Influencing Information Security Behavior” in the Journal of Information Privacy and Security (2009: Vol. 4, Issue 4) and “VoIP Quality and Security Issues for Consumers and Small Businesses” in the Handbook of Research on Telecommunications Planning and Management for Business (Information Science Reference, 2009).

Dr. Don Jones, program director of the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored an article with Ed.D. student Danielle Kass, “The Relationship Between Instructional Delivery and Academic Motivation of Included Elementary School Students with Special Needs,” in the National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal (2009: Vol. 27, Issue 1).

Dr. Cheryl Keen, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “New Efforts to Assess Civic Outcomes” in the Journal of College and Character (2009: Vol. 10, Issue 7).

Dr. Kwabena Ofori-Attah, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “The Past and Present States of Women in Higher Education and Their Career Aspirations in Africa,” which appeared in Global Issues in Education: Pedagogy, Policy, Practice and the Minority Experience (Rowman and Littlefield Education, 2009).

Dr. Justus Randolph, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “A Guide to Writing the Dissertation Literature Review” in Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation (2009: Vol. 14, Issue 13) and co-authored “Trends, Tribes and Territories in Computer Science Education Research” in the Journal for Computing Teachers (2009: Fall).

December 2009

Dr. Tom Cavanagh, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored 147 Tips for Teaching Peace and Reconciliation (Atwood Publishing, 2009).

Dr. Frank A. Colaprete, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored Mentoring in the Criminal Justice Professions: Conveyance of the Craft (Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 2009).

Dr. Jacqueline Derby, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “A Study of Rural Teachers Taking Part in Informal Professional Development Using the Virtual World Second Life” in Texas Business and Technology Educators Association Journal (2009: Vol. 11, Issue 1).

Dr. Ana Donaldson, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, authored “Definition To Practice: Translating the Definition into an IT program” in TechTrends (2009: Vol. 53, Issue 5), and co-authored “Online Professional Development: Considerations for Early Childhood Educators” in Dimensions of Early Childhood (2009: Vol. 47, Issue 5).

Dr. Asoka Jayasena, a faculty member in the School of Counseling and Social Service and The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored Innovative Teaching: Handbook for Secondary School Teachers (2009: Sri Lanka Ministry of Education) and Teaching-Learning Methodologies (2009: Sri Lanka Ministry of Education). Both books are published in English, Sinhalese, and Tamil.

Dr. Evelyn Johnson, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Lori Smith, a Ph.D. in Education student, co-authored How RTI Works in Secondary Schools (Corwin Press, 2009).

Heather Miller, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, Laurel Walsh, from the Center for Student Success, and Senior Writing Specialist Amber Cook from the Writing Center, presented at the 2009 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education, in Vancouver. The title of their presentation was, “Retain Quality Faculty in an Online Setting Through Dedicated Support Services.” The conference was sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Dr. Howard Moskowitz, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Tips to Winning Grants” in the American School Board Journal (May 2009).

Dr. James Schiro, a faculty member in the School of Management and The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “Downsizing and Organizational Change Survivors and Victims: Mental Health Issues” in the International Journal of Applied Management and Technology (2009: Vol. 7, Issue 1).

October 2009

Dr. Abbie Brown, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published “The Virtual Worlds in Education Conference: Lessons Learned From Conducting an International, Peer-Reviewed Conference Within Second Life” (Educational Technology, Vol. 49, Issue 3, 2009) and “The Impact of Informatics on Nursing Education: A Review of the Literature” (Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, Vol. 40, Issue 5, 2009).

Dr. Tom Cavanagh, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Creating a New Discourse of Peace in Schools: Restorative Justice in Education” (The Journal for Peace and Justice Studies, Vol. 18, Issue 1/2, 2009) and co-published “Te Kotahitanga: Addressing Educational Disparities Facing Maori Students in New Zealand” (Teaching and Teacher Education, Vol. 25, Issue 5, 2009).

Dr. Lorraine Cleeton and Dr. Gil Cleeton, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published Controlling the Levees of the Mind (Adaptability, 2009).

Jacqueline Derby, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Second Life: What Type of Professional Development Is Available?” at the 30th Annual National Educational Computing Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 30, 2009.

Dr. Ashraf Esmail, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published the following: “Men’s Exploration of Multiple Sexual Partners: Economic vs. Psychosocial Explanation” (Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology, Vol. 6, Issue 1, 2009); “The Apple Program, a Student, Home, and School Prevention Partnership: To Impact the Academic, Social, and Personal Development of At-Risk Students,” “Children Exposed to War and Violence: How Does One Prepare Authoritative Figures and Aid in the Elimination of Violence in the Classroom?”, “Peace Education: Classroom Management in the Urban Center”, and “The Rationale for Using Critical Literacy in Peace Education” (Youth Violence in American Schools: How It Can Be Alleviated, Edwin Mellen Press, 2009); and “Voting the Issues or Voting the Demographics? The Media’s Construction of Political Candidates’ Credibility” (Race, Gender, & Class, Vol. 15, Issue 3/4, 2009).

Dr. Roberta McKnight, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “The Art and Science of Instrument Design” in The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (Vol. 29, Issue 2, 2009).

Dr. Terry O’Banion, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published the following: The Rogue Trustee: The Elephant in the Room (League for Innovation in the Community College, 2009); “Let the Conversation Begin: How Do We Deal With a Rogue Trustee?” (Leadership Abstracts, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2009); “What Motivates the Community College Rogue Trustee?” (Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Vol. 33, Issue 6, 2009); “Damage Caused by the Rogue Trustee” (Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Vol. 33, No. 7, 2009); “Strategies for Dealing With Rogue Trustees” (Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Vol. 33, No. 8, 2009); and “Foreword” in Imagine Success: Engaging Entering Students (Center for Community College Student Engagement, 2009).

Dr. Thomas Wolsey, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published the following: “How Can We Assist Adolescents to Think About Content Through Writing?” (Essential Questions in Adolescent Literacy: Teachers and Researchers Describe What Works in Classrooms, The Guilford Press, 2009); “Discussion-Based Approaches for the Secondary Classroom” (Literacy Instruction for Adolescents: Research-Based Practice, The Guilford Press, 2009); and “The Walls Still Speak: A Qualitative Inquiry Into the Effects of the Built Environment on Student Achievement” (Journal of Educational Administration, Vol. 47, No. 3, 2009). He also co-published Literacy Growth for Every Child: Differentiated Small-Group Instruction K–6 (The Guilford Press, 2009), which is nominated for the National Reading Conference’s 2009 Edward B. Fry Book Award.

August 2009

Dr. Kimberly Anderson, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published War or Common Cause? A Critical Ethnography of Language Education Policy, Race and Cultural Citizenship (Information Age Publishing, 2009).

Dr. Tom Cavanagh, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published the article, “Creating Schools of Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of War and Violence,” in the January 2009 issue of the Journal of School Violence.

Dr. Thomas Cox, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published the article, “Digging Deeper Into Followership in the Adult Classroom: Experiences in Overstanding Followership vs. Leadership With Professional Educators,” in Perspectives: The New York Journal of Adult Learning (2008: Vol. 7).

Breeze Draheim, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, has been named to the board of directors of Provost Academy, a state-authorized public online high school.

Dr. Edward Garten, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Distance Learning and Virtual Libraries,” in Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (3rd ed., Taylor & Francis, 2010). He also published the article, “Motor Mates: A Novel, but Failed, Marketing Appeal to the Ladies,” in the March–April 2009 issue of the Society of Automotive Historians Journal. Dr. Garten serves on the advisory board of Urban Library Journal.

Dr. Alana James, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published the book Participatory Action Research for Educational Leadership: Using Data-Driven Decision Making to Improve Schools (Sage, 2008).

Dr. Robert Ortiz and Dr. Tim Green, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published the article, “Korean Parents’ Perceptions on the Importance of Computer Usage for Themselves and Their Children: An Exploratory Study,” in the International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education (2009: Vol. 1, Issue 2).

Dr. Kurt Schoch, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published the article, “Using Pedagogical Dialogue as a Vehicle to Encourage Faculty Technology Use,” in the September 2009 issue of Computers & Education.

Dr. MaryFriend Shepard, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published “Distributed Collaborative Research Model: Meaningful and Responsive Inquiry in Technology and Teacher Education” in the Summer 2009 issue of Journal of Computing in Teacher Education.

Dr. Marilyn Simon, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Helping Women Improve Statistics Learning Online Through Authentic Learning and Emotional Intelligence” in the book, Most College Students Are Women: Implications for Teaching, Learning and Policy (Stylus Publishing, 2008).

Dr. Kathleen Taylor and Dr. Catherine Marienau, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-published “Effective Practices in Fostering Developmental Growth in Women Learners: A View From Neurophysiology,” in the book Most College Students Are Women: Implications for Teaching, Learning and Policy (Stylus Publishing, 2008).

June 2009

Dr. Abbie Brown, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored the ninth edition of Teaching Strategies: A Guide to Effective Instruction (2009 Wadsworth Publishing).

Robert Meyers, faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, will present “Appealing to the Whole Child: An American Administrative Perspective” at the 2009 Sino-Canada International Exchange Forum in China July 15–28.

Dr. Peter Hoffman-Kipp, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Actualizing Democracy: The Praxis Teacher Identity Construction” in Teacher Education Quarterly (2008: Vol. 35, No. 3) and co-authored “Horton, Highlander and the Habituation of Democracy,” published in the book Organizing the Curriculum: Perspectives on Teaching the U.S. Labor Movement (Sense Publishers 2009).

Leslie Van Gelder, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published the book Weaving a Way Home: A Personal Journey Exploring Place and Story (University of Michigan Press 2008).