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College of Education Faculty Publications for the Academic Year 2008-2009


Book Chapters

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2009). Effective Reading Instruction for English Language Learners. In Z. Han & N. Anderson (Eds.), Second Language Reading Research and Instruction: Crossing the Boundaries (pp. 102-116). Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan University Press.

Baker, W. D., Green, J. L. & Skukauskaite, A. (2008). Video-enabled ethnographic research: A micro ethnographic perspective. In Walford, G. (Ed.). How Do You Do Educational Ethnography, (pp. 76-114). London: Tufnell Press.

Duarte, G. (2009). Andean paths of social responsibility. In L. Staley, Fostering Global Citizenship in Young Children. Association of Child Education International and I-Tunes Publications.

Villa, A, Escotet, M.A. & Goñi, J.J. (2009) Elementos para un modelo de innovación de las instituciones de educación superior. In Fernández-Lamarra, N. (Ed.). Universidad, sociedad e innovación: una perspectiva internacional. (pp. 131-144). Buenos Aires: Editorial de la Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero.

Refereed Journals

Abrego, M., Morgan, B. & Abrego, C. (2009). Creating win-win partnerships and adding relevance to educator preparation. Contemporary Issues in Education Research Journal, 2 (2), 51-57.

Abrego, M., Abrego, C., & Morgan, B. (2008). Adding relevance to school leadership preparation. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 12 (2), 165-170.

Bemben M.G., Karabulut M., Bemben, D. (2008). The effectiveness of low intensity resistance training when combined with vascular restriction in middle aged men. Gerontologist, 48 (3): 272-272.

Bussert-Webb, K. (2009).¿Qué hago? Latino/a children describe their activities in an “exemplary” school. Journal of Latinos and Education, 8, 38-54.

Bussert-Webb, K. (2008, Fall). Gardening hope: How a tutoring and native garden project impacted preservice teachers. The Journal for Civic Commitment, 11. Retrieved from here.

Bussert-Webb, K. (2008). Conflicts with students: To be avoided? Teaching and Learning: The Journal of Natural Inquiry & Reflective Practice, 22, 66-81. Retrieved from here.

Chamberlain, S. P. (2008). An interview with Diane Bryant and Manuel Barerra: The role of the special educator in response-to-intervention. Intervention in School and Clinic.

Conatser, P. (2008). International perspective of aquatic instructor’s attitudes toward teaching swimming to children with disabilities. International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, 2 (3), 256-265.

Conatser, P. & Ledingham, C. (2009). Respiratory Exercises Changing Lives. PELINKS4U Promoting Active & Healthy Lifestyles, section: Adapted Physical Education 11(2). Retrieved from here.

Conatser, P. & Mata, Z. (2008). Mexican folkloric dance: Bailamos. PELINKS4U Promoting Active & Healthy Lifestyles, section: Adapted Physical Education 10(9). Retrieved from here.

Conatser, P. & Ledingham, C. (2008). Medication, physical activity, and children with disabilities. PELINKS4U Promoting Active & Healthy Lifestyles, section: Adapted Physical Education 10 (4). Retrieved from here.

Corbeil, J.R., Butler, J.W. & Valdes-Corbeil, M.E. (2008). Faculty, are you ready for mobile learning: E-learners say they are geared up and ready to engage. International Journal Mobile Learning and Organization, 2 (1), 48-61.

Duarte, G., Cortez, D., & Benavidez, A. (2009). Language, laughter, and play in outdoor spaces. Research Journal of International Association of Early Childhood Education in Japan, 14. Ibaragi-ken, Japan.

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2008). Teaching language through content. Revista Educacíón y Pedagogía, 51.

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2009). Academic Language for English Language Learners and Struggling Readers: How to Help Students Succeed Across Content Areas. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Freeman, Y.,& Freeman, D. (2009). La enseñaza de la lectura y la escritura en el salon bilingüe y de doble inmersión. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Green, J. L. & Skukauskaite, A. (2008). Becoming critical readers: Issues in transparency, representation, and warranting of claims. Educational Researcher, 37 (1), 30-40.

Jones, I., Rivas, O., & Mancillas, M. (2008). A model for teaching ethical meta principles: A descriptive experience. Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 1, ISSN: 1941-3394.

Karabulut, M., Cramer, J. T., Abe, T., Sato, Y.,& Bemben, M. G. (2009). Neoromuscular fatigue following low-density dynamic exercise with externally applies vascular restriction. J Electromyogr Kinesiol.

Kemple, K.M., Kim, H., Ellis, S., & Han, H. (2008). Teachers’ judgements about social interaction practices in the preschool years. Early Childhood Research and Practice, 10(2).

Kim, H. (2009). How important is music in early childhood education? Early childhood preservice teacher beliefs about music. Journal of Early Childhood Teqacher Education.

McElroy, A. D., & Pan, C. (2009). Effectiveness of software training using simulations: An exploratory study. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 21(4), 35-53.

Mecuri, S. (2008). “Una mirada crítica a los programas de doble inmersión”. The Colombian Journal of Bilingual Education: GIST, 2, 85-101.

Mercuri, S. (2008). “Están los maestros preparando a sus estudiantes para un mundo globalizado? Poniendo en práctica lo que sabemos para apoyar el desarrollo del lenguaje académico de los estudiantes bilingües”. Revista Educación y Pedagogía, 52(9).

Morgan, B. & Keitz, R. (2008). Results of using cooperative learning with undergraduate Hispanic students. The College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, 4(10), 41-45.

Ovando, M.N., Ramirez, A., & Shefelbine, J. (2009). Successfully navigating doctoral studies in school leadership: Diverse minority student voices. Journal of Border Education, 7 (Special Issue), 41-56.

Overton, T.,Fielding, C., & DeAlba, R.G. (2008). Application of the ADOS revised algorithm: Exploratory analysis of the specificity and predictive value with Hispanic childresn referred for autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(6), 1166-1169.

Pan, C. (2008). A year-long investigation of self-efficacy for technology integration and behavior pattern in a pre-service technology course using Hispanic student population. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 4(1), 33-44.

Pan, C. & Sullivan, M. (2008). A case study on effectiveness of debriefing as an instructional strategy in Web-based instruction. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 5(9), 3-13.

Ready, A. & Parson, P. (2008). Student voices: Literacy histories of developmental reading students. National Association for Developmental Education Digest, 3(2).

Rodriguez, A. D. (2008). The role of Spanish in bilingual and ESL teacher education programs: Experiences and perceptions of prospective teachers. Southwestern Teacher Education Journal, 1(1), 85-93.

Rodriguez, M. & Shefelbine, J. (2009). Superintendent as advocate: Leading a district-wide dual language program. TABE Journal, 10(1), 178-199.

Rogers, K. Kemple, K., & Kim, H. (2009). How can we help children who have experienced abuse and neglect? Supportive resources for early childhood educators. Dimensions of Early Childhood.

Shefelbine, J. (2009). Leadership for successful learners of English as a second language. Texas Study of Secondary Education, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals.

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2009a). Academic Language for English Language Learners and Struggling Readers: How to Help Students Succeed Across Content Areas. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Overton, T. (2009). Assessing learners with special needs: An applied approach, 6th ed., Hoboken, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Viren, V. (2008). Making meaning of conflict: A qualitative inquiry in two preschool classrooms. Germany: VDM Verlag. (ISBN#: 9783836476768).

Monographs

Shefelbine, J. (2008). An examination of the roles and perspectives of central office supervisors of programs for English language learners. In Phap Dam & M.T. Cowart (Eds.), Current Issues and Best Practices in Bilingual and ESL Education. Research Monograph #3, Addressing Critical Issues in the Education if English Language Learners, Federation of North Texas Area Universities.

Newsletters

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2009). Teaching Writing to English Language Learners. Newsletter of the Reading: Orthography and Word Perception Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, 17(Spring).

Encyclopedia Entries

Freeman, D. (2008). Second-language acquisition. In J. Gonzalez (Ed.), Encyclopedia of bilingual eduation (Vol. 2, pp. 731-735). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2008). Languages, learned or acquired. In J. Gonzalez (Ed.), Encyclopedia of bilingual eduation (Vol. 1, pp. 470-472). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2008). In J. Gonzalez (Ed.), Encyclopedia of bilingual eduation (Vol. 1, pp. 147-149). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Conference Proceedings

Arnove, R. & Escotet, M.A. (2008). Joining Forces to Combat Inequality and Injustice. CIES UREAG Village Dialogue, 52nd Comparative and International Education Society Conference. New York: Teachers College at Columbia University.

Corbeil, J.R., & Valdes-Corbeil, M.E. (2008). Enhancing your online courses by re-engineering the courseware management system. In K. McFerrin, et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (296-305). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Escotet, M.A. (2009) Las asignaturas pendientes de las universidades latinoamericanas: innovación y cambio. Invited Closing Keynote, In Villa, A. & Maureira, O. (Eds.) MieSfera: Foro Internacional para la innovación universitaria, (101-135) Santiago, Chile: International Association for Innovation in Higher Education.

Jones, I., Rivas, O., & Mancillas, M. (2008). Teaching ethical meta principles. Academic Business World International Conference. Conference proceedings.

Shefelbine, J. & Rogriguez, M. (2009). Democracy remix: Purpose and praxis in three border schools. University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), Orlando, Conference Proceedings.

Valdes-Corbeil, M. & Corbeil, J. R. (2008). Enhancing social presence by replacing the discussion forum with a Blog. In G. Richards (ED.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, (1318-1323). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Textbook Supplements

Chamberlain, S. P. (2008). Companion Website and chapter PowerPoint presentations for Assessing learners with special needs: An applied approach (6th ed.) Author: T. Overton, Allyn & Bacon.

Forwards

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2009c). Forward. In M. Opitz (Ed.), English Language Learners and Comprehension. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Freeman, Y., & Freeman, D. (2009a). Forward. In C. Rodríguez-Eagle (Ed.), Achieving Literacy Success with English Language Learners (pp. ix-xii). Worthington, Ohio: Reading Recovery Council of North America.

Grants

Bussert-Webb, K. (2008-2009). Principal Investigator. $500 grant to continue a gardening and tutoring service learning project in Cameron Park. Grant from the Center for Civic Engagement at The University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, TX.

Bussert-Webb, K. (2009, April). Collaborator. Texas Education Agency 21st Century Grant. Pending.

Curtis, M. (2008). Volunteer service grant to provide teacher training in Honduras, Rotary International. $3,000 awarded.

Nair, S., Principal investigator; Karabulut, M., Co-Investigator (2009). Adiponectin as a marker of early stage cardiovascular disease. American Heart Association, $140,000, in review.

Whittenburg, D., Principal Investigator/Applicant & Karabulut M., Principal Investigator/Co- Applicant (2009). An examination of health, physical activity and motivation for exercise among overweight Mexican-American males. National Institute of Health, $25,000 awarded.

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Date Submitted

Title

Agency

Faculty of Record

Purpose

Amount Award with Match

Partners

1

January 22, 2009

Astrobiology and Physical Science Teachers

Texas Higher Education Coord. Board

Dr. Reynaldo Ramirez Jr.,

Dr. Phil Dukes

To increase student achievement by improving teacher effectiveness and increasing the number of highly effective teachers in the classroom. The activities are designed to increase teachers content knowledge, conceptual understanding in their subject areas, and discipline-related pedagogy.

$156,475

for 1 Year

BISD

2

March 17, 2009

Demonstration Project

Cameron Works

Dr. Carmen Garcia-Caceres

To increase the number of alternative certified teachers of record who receive certification/ licensure and who express interest in teaching in a high-need school district.

$74,793

for 1 Year

Cameron Works

3

October 1, 2008

Child Care and Development Funds

Work

Force Solutions Cameron

Dr. Stephen Rosales

Dissemination of TEEM Curriculum

$217,000 for 1 Year

 

4

March 18, 2009

Mathematics Texas Regional Collaborative

The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. James Telese

To improve the academic achievement of students in mathematics or science through partnerships among institutions of higher education, local agencies, elementary schools, and secondary schools. Each partner will provide high quality, sustained and high intensity Professional development focused on the education of mathematics or science teachers as a career long process.

$80,000

for 1 Year

BISD

HCISD

SBCISD

LFCISD

PIISD

5

March 18, 2009

Science Texas Regional Collaborative

The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Reynaldo Ramirez, Jr.

To improve the academic achievement of students in mathematics or science through partnerships among institutions of higher education, local agencies, elementary schools, and secondary schools. Each partner will provide high quality, sustained and high intensity Professional development focused on the education of mathematics or science teachers as a career long process.

$105,000

for 1 Year

BISD

HCISD

SBCISD

LFCISD

PIISD

6

January 15, 2009

Mathematics Texas Regional Collaborative

The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. James Telese

To improve the academic achievement of students in mathematics or science through partnerships among institutions of higher education, local agencies, elementary schools, and secondary schools. Each partner will provide high quality, sustained and high intensity Professional development focused on the education of mathematics or science teachers as a career long process.

$80,000

For 1 Year

HCISD

SBCISD

LFCISD

PIISD

7

January 15, 2009

Science Texas Regional Collaborative

The University of Texas at Austin

Drs. Eli E. Pena, Reynaldo Ramirez, Jr.

To improve the academic achievement of students in mathematics or science through partnerships among institutions of higher education, local agencies, elementary schools, and secondary schools. Each partner will provide high quality, sustained and high intensity Professional development focused on the education of mathematics or science teachers as a career long process.

$103,000 for 1 Year

HCISD

SBCISD

LFCISD

PIISD

8

January 26, 2009

Astrobiology for Middle and High School Teachers

Texas Higher Education Coord. Board

Drs. Phil Dukes,  Reynaldo Ramirez, Jr., Eli E. Pena

To increase student achievement by improving teacher effectiveness and increasing the number of highly effective teachers in the classroom. The activities are designed to increase teachers content knowledge, conceptual understanding in their subject areas, and discipline-related pedagogy.

$336,412 for 2 Years

HCISD

BISD

9

January 26, 2009

In my Backyard: Connecting Math and Science

Texas Higher Education Coord. Board

Drs. Laura Villarreal Reynaldo Ramirez, Jr., Eli E. Pena

To increase student achievement by improving teacher effectiveness and increasing the number of highly effective teachers in the classroom. The activities are designed to increase teachers content knowledge, conceptual understanding in their subject areas, and discipline-related pedagogy.

$406,669  for 2 Years

PISD

PIISD

10

April  24, 2009

The Mathematics, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation Program

Texas Higher Education Coord. Board

Drs. Reynaldo Ramirez, Jr., Eli E. Pena, Phil Dukes

The purpose of the grant is to address one of the 5 priorities of the Coordinating Board’s College Readiness Initiative: To promote effective public and higher education teaching.  The proposed program will address this priority by increasing the percentage of teachers who have advanced training in science and technology and by creating learning communities of these teachers so they can continue to expand their expertise in teaching and learning.  The immediate outcome of the Center’s program will be increased numbers of Master Teachers and Master’s of Education in the field of science in districts that are low performing.  The long-term outcome will be increased percentages of students who are college ready when they complete high school.

 

$750,000 for 2 Years

HCISD

SBCISD

LFCISD

PIISD

LCISD

RHISD

LISD

SMISD

SRISD

RISD

PISD

 

 

 

 

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