Division of Teacher Education Professional Activities 2004-2005

 

Publications

·         Bucy, M. (October, 2004). Encouraging critical thinking through expert panel discussions.  College Teaching (in press).
   

·         Waldschmidt, E., Dantas-Whitney, M., & Healey, D.(2005). Creating hybrid communities of support: Pre- and in-service teachers working together. In Sato, K.  T. Murphey (Eds). Communities of supportive professionals. Alexandria, VA: TESOL (in press).

 

·         Girod, M., Martineau, J. & Zhao, Y. (2004). After school computer clubhouses and at-risk teens. American Secondary Education, 32(3), 63-76.

 

·         Girod, M., Pardales, M., Cavanaugh, S., & Gardner, P. (2005). By teens, for teachers: A descriptive study of adolescence. American Secondary Education (in press).

 

·         Rice, G. (2004). AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: A diffusion simulation.  In Teaching Human Geography, Editor, Gary S. Elbow, Pathways in Geography Series. Jacksonville, AL:  National Council for Geographic Education.

 

·         Rice, G. (2004). President’s Column (January –December). Perspective, NCGE, Vol. 32, Number 3 to Vol. 33, Number 2.

 

·         Schepige, A. & Templeton, J. (2005) Development of a standards-based earth system science curriculum for K-8 Pre-education majors - A successful science and education collaborative endeavor. In NSF Collaboratives for excellence in teacher preparation, Boseman, MT: Montana State University (in press).

 

·         Ulveland, R.D. (2004). Mobile communication, the call of mobility, GLIMPSE: The Society for Phenomenology and Media, San Diego, CA. Vol. 5, pp. 39-44.

 

·         Ulveland, R.D. (In Press). Media and the spiritual abyss. GLIMPSE: The Society for Phenomenology and Media, San Diego, CA. Vol. 6, pp.

 

Presentations:

State and Regional

·         Dantas-Whitney, M. (2005). Best practices in bilingual/ESOL education. Oregon ASCD pre-service conference, Monmouth, Oregon, 2005.

 

·               Dauer, S. (2004). Picture books and the adolescent learner. Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory’s “Education Now and in the Future” Conference, Portland, OR. 

 

·               Dauer, S. (2004). Africa is NOT one Country:  Understanding the Continent through
Children's Literature
. Oregon Council for Social Studies (OCSS) Fall Conference, Salem, OR, October 2004.

 

·              Dauer, S. (2005). Africa is NOT one country:  Using literature to teach about Africa. Oregon Geographic Alliance Spring Conference, Western Oregon University, OR. April 2005.

 

·               Girod, M. (2005). Exploring the value-added dimensions of teacher work sample methodology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Oregon Association of Teacher Educators. Portland, OR, February 2005.

 

·               Reynolds, M. (2004). Teacher work samples: Emerging best practices.  Summer Conference at Salishan sponsored by AACTE and WOU in cooperation with ECS, Gleneden Beach, OR., July 2004

 

National

·               Bucy, M. (2004). Service-learning: Connecting schools with interpretive centers and       environmental education programs. Presentation at National Interpreter's Workshop, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2004.

 

·               Bucy, M. (2005) Conducted Sign Design Workshop, Lyman Museum, Hilo, Hawaii. March 2005.

 

·         Dantas-Whitney, M. (2005).  Professional development for Mexican EFL teachers. Annual TESOL convention, San Antonio, Texas, 2005.

 

·         Girod, M. (2005). By teens, for teachers: Implications for teacher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education. Washington, DC, February 2005.

 

·         Girod, M. & Girod, G. (2005). Practicing teaching effectiveness with classroom simulations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education. Washington, DC, February 2005.

 

·         Reynolds, M. & Gatimu, W. (2005).  Constructing teaching as a collaborative act for the sake of social justice.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education. Washington, DC, February 2005.

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·         Rice, G. (2004). Mind travel in geography: Using literature to evoke a sense of place. President’s Plenary Session, annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Kansas City, October 2004.

 

·         Rice, G. (2004). The power of formative assessment in the geography classroom. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Social Studies, Baltimore, MD. November 2004.

 

·         Schepige, A., Morrell, P & Wainwright, C. (2005). Do reform-based teaching practices of pre-service teachers change as they move into their first year of teaching? Paper presented at Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS) Colorado Springs.

 

·        Schepige, A. & Rice, G. (2005). Preparing pre-service teachers to analyze learning gains in a teacher worksample context. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education. Washington, DC, February 2005.

 

International

 

·               Bucy, M. (2005). Media as metaphor. Presented at the Society for Phenomenology and Media annual international conference, Cannon Beach, Oregon.

 

·               Dantas-Whitney, M. & E. Waldschmidt (2005).  Looking in the mirror: Examining preservice teachers’ reflections to evaluate and improve our teacher education practice.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April 2005.

 

·                     Dantas-Whitney, M. (2005).  Examining self through the other: Language learners struggle with issues of culture and power. Society for Phenomenology and Media annual international conference, Cannon Beach, Oregon.

 

·               Gatimu, W. (2005). How do perspective teachers convert their personal practical knowledge and teacher identities. Presentation at the Society for Phenomenology and Media Annual International Conference, Cannon Beach, Oregon May 2005.

 

·               Reynolds, M. & Gatimu, W.  (2005). How beginning teachers’ mediate communication for diverse learners. Presentation at the Society for Phenomenology and Media Annual International Conference, Cannon Beach, Oregon May 2005.

 

·         Girod, M., Pardales, M., Cavanaugh, S., & Gardner, P. (2005). By teens, for teachers: Adolescent experience and teacher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April 2005.

 

·         Girod, M. & Bell, J. (2005). Using digital video to re-think teaching practices. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April 2005.

 

·         Girod, M. & Girod, G. (2005). Cook School simulation: Practicing the skills of teacher work sample methodology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April 2005.

 

·         Pugh, K. & Girod, M. (2005). Aesthetic, transformative experience and education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April 2005.

 

·        Rice, G. & Bulman, T. (2004). Designing and implementing overseas fieldwork for k-12 teachers: A perspective from the trenches of k-12 geography in the U.S. Paper presented at the International Geographic Union Commission for Geographic Education, Glasgow, Scotland, August 2004.

 

·        Ulveland, R. D. (2005). Presencing, and the medium of distance within the ontic relationship. Presented at the Society for Phenomenology and Media Annual International Conference, Cannon Beach, Oregon., May 2005.

 

Grants Awarded

 

·         Bucy, M. Category 3 Faculty Development grant to support a research study examining best practices both in integrating technology into the k-12 classroom, and in teaching strategies for technology integration to pre-service teachers. The grant will provide funding to attend a special pre-conference workshop at the 2005 National Educational Computing Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

·         Girod, M. (2005). Seeds of Science, Roots of Reading external evaluation. National Science Foundation sub-grant awarded through Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley. ($28,850).

 

·         Myers, C. Riordan, K. & Keis, D.(2005). Templates for Success: Storytelling as a Means of Promoting Literacy Development and Multicultural Understanding. Chintimini Uniserv Council Grant ($500).

·        Rice, G. & Bulman, T (2005). Geography Learning: Oregon-Botswana Experience (GLOBE). Fulbright-Hays Grant to take Oregon teachers and preservice geography teachers to Botswana (Oregon Geographic Alliance) ($65,000).

 

·         Rice, G. & Bulman, T (2005). Enhancing Geographic Education in Oregon's K-12 Schools, The John D. and Elizabeth N. Gray Endowment Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) ($70,000 awarded to the Oregon Geographic Alliance)

 

·         Rice, G. & Bulman, T (2004). Targeting Preservice Teachers in Geographic Education: OGA Spring Conference. Grosvenor Grant, National Geographic Education Foundation ($25,000).

 

·         Schepige, A. (2004-05). Academy of Applied Science and National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium grant. ($16,950)

 

 

Conferences/Institutes Organized

·         Rice, G. Oregon Geographic Alliance Spring Conference, Western Oregon University, April 2005.

 

·         Rice, G. Co-director OGA Summer Institute for teachers and preservice teachers, The Lewis and Clark expedition from a geographic and Native American perspective. Portland Sate University, August 2004.

 

·         Schepige, A. Oregon Junior Academy of Science (OJAS) annual conference at WOU March 2005.

 

·         Schepige, A. Oregon Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) annual conference at WOU, March 2005.

 

·         Schepige, A. AETS conference planning team for AETS conference in Portland, OR 2006.

 

·         Ulveland, D. Education and Media.  7th Annual Meeting for the International Society for Phenomenology and Media, Cannon Beach, Oregon. May 2005.

 

Professional Service Duties

International

·         Ulveland R. D. 2005 Editorial Board, Special issue of GLIMPSE: Media Phenomena

 

·        Ulveland R.D. 2005, Vice President, Society for Phenomenology and Media

National

·         Dantas-Whitney, M.  Member of TESOL Standards for Teachers of Adults Task Force.

 

·         Girod, M. 2004 – Current – Editorial Board, THEN: Technology, Humanities, Education, & Narrative

 

·         Rice, G. 2004, President, National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE)

 

·         Rice, G. 2005 Administrative Committee and Executive Board member of  NCGE

 

·         Ulveland R.D. 2004 – present,  Editorial Board, Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE)

 

 

State

·         Girod, M. 2004 – Current – Board Member and Web Site Editor, Oregon Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (OASCD)

 

·         Girod, M. 2004 – Current – President-Elect and Web Site Editor, Oregon Association of Teacher Educators (ORATE)

 

·         Rice, G. 2004 Current, Co-Coordinator, Oregon Geographic Alliance

 

·         Schepige, A. 2004 and 2005 - Selected for NSF grant Oregon Collaborative for Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers evaluation and writing team, 2004 and 2005

 

·         Schepige, A. 2004-05 - Member, Oregon Watershed Education Council 2004-05

 

Local and Institutional

·         Dauer, S. Promotion and Tenure, New Faculty Orientation - WOU Fall 2004.

 

·         Dauer, S. How the International Experience Informs Teaching and Research.  Member of faculty panel International Education Week November 2004.

 

·         Schepige, A. Member, WOU Sexual Harassment and Consensual Relationships Task Force, 2005

 

·         Schepige, A. Member, Lyle Elementary School Site Council, Dallas 2004-2005.

 

Adjunct Faculty

 

Presentations:

          Morihara, B., Davenport, R., & Lau-Smith, J. (2005). Reaching teachers through the Web: A successful model for supporting teachers in reading/literacy education. Oregon Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Portland, OR., February 2005.

 

          Moule, J. & Morihara, B. (2005). From racism to cultural competence: Oregon's unfinished journey. Symposium presented at Columbia University Teachers College Winter Roundtable, New York City, February 2005.