April 2017

Dr. Judith Blakely, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored two chapters in A Cry for Peace by Reversing Violence.

Dr. Lisa Reason, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, has recently published a peer-reviewed article and a book on digital learning, Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom: A Blueprint for Learning Online in Grades K-12, which provides the latest research-based strategies for supporting student learning and engagement in the digital classroom.

March 2017

Dr. Richard A. Smith, a contributing faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, chaired a panel discussion at the February 2017 Texas Computer Education Association Convention & Exposition. The discussion was on a blueprint for how preservice teachers should be prepared to teach with technology in the 21st century, and the content they should be taught.

February 2017

Dr. Sunddip Aguilar, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Promoting Effective Assessment for Learning Methods to Increase Student Motivation in Schools in India” in The Research in Higher Education Journal. Dr. Aguilar also presented two “Ed Talks” at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in January, and presented “Using Instructor Feedback for Effective Teaching and Learning” at the American College of Education Virtual Education Symposium.

Dr. Judith Blakely, Dr. Debbey Thomas, and Dr. Alice Duhon-Ross, faculty members in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, coauthored chapter one, “The Emotional Effects of Katrina on School Age Children” in the book Revival, Redemption, Recovery & Resilience: The Gulf Coast Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina.

Dr. Joseph Frantiska Jr. , a contributing faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, published a monograph with the Association for Educational Communications and Technology titled “Creating Reusable Learning Objects.” The brief was written for the SpringerBriefs in Education series.

Dr. Gerald Gary, a contributing faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, was named the 2017 South Carolina Middle School Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. He will go on to compete in the National Distinguished Principals program.

Dr. Tina Marshall-Bradley, academic coordinator in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Peace! Be Still: Supporting Work/Life Balance Among Adult International Students” at the 26th annual conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education in Cleveland.

Dr. Karen Milheim, a contributing faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Dr. Patrick Dunn, a faculty member in the School of Nursing, co-authored “Strategies for Enhancing Informal Patient Education in Nursing Practice” in the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice.

July 2016

Dr. Jeanette Edlow, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, has recently published a book, Teacher Leadership: How Teachers Can Become a Change Agent in the Urban School System.

Dr. Stacy E. Wahl, a core faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was one of 12 contributors to Nursing Professional Development: Scope & Standards of Practice, which was published July 1.

March 2016

Dr. Stacy Wahl, a core faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently presented “Affecting Positive Outcomes in Patients in Acute Alcohol Withdrawal” at a medical grand rounds meeting at Huntington Hospital in New York. She also presented “Using Concept Mapping to Develop Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision Making in Novice RNs” at New York’s North Shore University Hospital’s nursing professional development retreat.

January 2016

Dr. Cheryl Keen, a core faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recent published “The Role of Service-Learning and Mentoring in the Early Career Development of a Research Methodologist” in The Qualitative Report.

Dr. Richard A. Smith, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Instructional Designer and Distance Educator: Similarities and Differences” at the 2015 Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference held at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, in November.

October 2015

Dr. Stephanie A. Gaddy, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, has recently published several articles in the journal Disability Compliance for Higher Education, including “Support Your Faculty When Students With Disabilities Make Unreasonable Requests” and “Support College Students With Disabilities Who Do Not Identify And Self-Advocate.”

September 2015

Dr. Judith Blakely, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently invited by The National Association for Multicultural Education to review proposals for presentations at the 2015 conference.

Dr. Judith Blakely and Dr. Judith Orth, both faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, coauthored a chapter in Empowering International Students to Succeed in a Global Classroom and Society.

Dr. Judith Blakely and Dr. Debbey Thomas, both faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, coauthored a chapter called “Cultural Mores and Metaphors on Life” in the book Cultural Metaphors: Transcending to All Generations.

Dr. Abbie Brown and Dr. Tim Green, both faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, coauthored two recently released books, Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe and The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles With Process and Practice, Third Edition.

June 2015

Dr. Michelle Leake, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently invited by AERA to review proposals for presentations at the 2016 conference in the division of Human Resources and School Finance as well as Teachers and Teacher Education.

Dr. Jennifer Smolka, a faculty member in The Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently recognized by the Association of American Publishers PreK–12 as an innovator in the field during the Context in Content conference in D.C.

Leslie Van Gelder, a contributing faculty member in The Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently gave a TEDx Talk in Queenstown, New Zealand, entitled “The Archaeology of Intimacy: Cave Art and Enduring Kindness.” The presentation was based on research that was conducted as part of a Faculty Initiative Grant that she received in 2013.

April 2015

Dr. Anita Dutrow, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently presented “Diversity Preparation in Teacher Education” at the Eighth World Universities Forum in Savannah, Georgia.

Dr. Peter Ross, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently had his article “The Current State of Evidence-Based Practices With Classroom Management” accepted for publication by The National Social Science Journal.

March 2015

Dr. Steve Canipe, a faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently presented at the 2015 International Education Conference in Maui, Hawaii. His presentation was titled, "Creating an Effective Online Program: Course Development for Dummies."

Dr. Tom Cavanagh, a contributing faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, was named the 2015 Research Fellow for the inaugural Maori and Indigenous Studies Fellowship at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dr. Richard A. Smith, a contributing faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented at the Association for Talent Development, Houston Chapter on February 10, 2015. The presentation was titled "Basic Video Production for Non-Experienced Training Video Producers."

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