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Submissions from 2021


College Students with Intellectual Disability Using a Self-Monitoring App and Peer Support to Improve On-Task Behaviors, Stephanie M. Devine, Cynthia C. Massey, and Kathryn L. Haughney

Sharing Voices of the Students: Evaluating Inclusive Postsecondary Education Peer Mentor Programs, Stephanie M. Devine and Julie Pickens

Building Psychological Science to Address Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Education: A Town Hall, B. Doll, R. Subotnik, and Meca Williams-Johnson

Leveraging the Alumni Voice to Improve Leadership Programming, John D. Egan, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Steven Tolman, and Pamela C. Wells

Keeping Our Students Safe: Examining Perceptions of Crisis Frequency and Preparedness of Educators in a Statewide Online Charter School, Katherine E. Fallon, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Dawn Tysinger, Jeffrey A. Tysinger, and Terry D. Diamanduros .

Differentiation in STEM Content Areas, Karin Fisher

Differentiation in STEM content areas, Karin Fisher and Kania Greer

Teachers' Perception of Dyslexia and Professional Development Needs, Karin Fisher and N. Kou


Recruitment and retention of students with disabilities in extracurricular STEM activities, Karin M. Fisher, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Kania Greer, Barbara Serianni, and Kayla Fitzgibbons

Interactive Panel: Surviving the First Three Years of the Tenure Track, Karin Fisher, J. Sears, D. Hoppey, G. Courtade, and M. Boveda

Student-instructor Rapport: A Program of Research, Abraham E. Flanigan Dr.

Computer Versus Longhand Note Taking: Effects of Revision, Abraham E. Flanigan, Junrong Lu, Dzhovid Dzhuraev, and Kenneth Kiewra

Initiating and Maintaining Student-Instructor Rapport in Face-to-face Classes, Abraham E. Flanigan, E. Ray, Scott Titsworth, Angela M. Hosek, and J. H. Kim

Invited talk at the General Education Symposium at West Georgia University, Delena Bell Gatch, J. O'Connor, M. Cawthorn, and Taylor A. Norman

A House on Solid Ground: Science and Faith in the Evangelical South, Amanda L. Glaze

Deciphering meaning: Truth or truth?, Amanda L. Glaze

How To Talk About Evolution When Your Audience a Biblical Literalists, Amanda L. Glaze

Navigating Cultural Borders in Science Education, Amanda L. Glaze

Overcoming Barriers to Scientific Literacy in the United States: Reflections and Vision for Evolution Education, Amanda L. Glaze

People, Pressure, Public Perceptions: Science Communication in a World of Denial, Amanda L. Glaze

Walking Through Darkness: Interpersonal Communication as a Tool for Navigating Experiences After Trauma, Amanda L. Glaze and D. L. Townley

Preservice Teacher Perceptions of Field Experiences in Virtual and Live Classrooms, Marlynn Griffin and Abraham E. Flanigan

Preservice Teacher Perceptions of Field Experiences in Virtual and Live Classrooms, Marlynn M. Griffin and Abraham E. Flanigan Dr.

Single Case Design, Kathryn L. Haughney

The Georgia Southern Assistive Technology Lending and Learning Lab (ATL3), Kathryn L. Haughney

Promoting Communicative Autonomy Through Academics: The Effects of a Listening Comprehension Strategy on Communicative Turn-taking, Kathryn L. Haughney, Stephanie M. Devine, and Cynthia C. Massey

Bringing the EBP Game: The Effects of AAC Training and Support on SPED Team Implementation and K-12 Student Communication Growth, Kathryn L. Haughney, Stephanie M. Devine, and Cynthia C. Massey


How Three Educators Transitioned to Emergency Remote Teaching: Hermeneutic Phenomenological Analysis, Jackie HeeYoung Kim and Heung-Joo Cha

Preventing Digital Distraction in the College Classroom, Jackie HeeYoung Kim and Abraham E. Flanigan Dr.

Autoethnographic Reflection of my Academic Privileges While Working with High School Interns, Eric Hogan

Reevaluating my Language Use and Community Understanding When Working Students, Eric Hogan


Understanding the Auto, Ethno, and Graphy in Autoethnography, Eric Hogan

Comparing Employment Social Capital of High School Interns in an Agricultural Internship, Eric Hogan and Sean Forbes


Using a Community Farmer's Market to Engage Students from an Alternative School, Eric Hogan and Sean Forbes


Double Trouble: An Overview of the Successes and Challenges of a Co-Teaching Professional Development, Catherine Howerter, Courtney A. Toledo, and Kitty Crawford

A Community Literacy Partnership: A Place-Based Reading and Writing Study between Middle School Students and Preservice Teachers, Anne Katz


"Growing Up Brave on the Margins": Equity-Focused Literacy Leadership in Practice Through an American Library Association Collaborative Grant Initiative, Anne Katz

Sparking Content-area Literacy Learning: Inquiry in an NIH Grant Workshop for Undergraduate Students in Science Disciplines, Anne Katz

Middle School Student Empowerment: A Literacy Leadership Program Unpacks Issues Around Civil Rights and Immigration through Literature Discussions, Writing, and Storytelling, Anne Katz and Gabrielle Brundidge


Equity-Focused Literacy Leadership in Practice through an American Library Association Collaborative Grant Initiative, Anne Katz and Vivian Bynoe

Preventing Digital Distraction in the College Classroom, J. H. Kim and Abraham E. Flanigan

Trauma-Informed Pedagogy: Engaging Diverse Learners in the College Context, Delores D. Liston and Regina Rahimi


Partnering Leadership Preparation and Teacher Preparation Programs, Juliann Sergi McBrayer and Regina Rahimi

Writing for the ABT, William McComas, Valerie Haff, Kathleen Westrich, Amanda L. Townley, William H. Heyborne, Kate N. Walker, Emily Weigel, and Suann Yang


Black Masculinity, Media Stereotyping & Its Influence on Policing in the U.S.: A Functionalist Perspective, Jack S. Monell and E. Anthony Muhammad

A Phenomenology of Blackness and a Praxis of Resistance: The Nation of Islam’s conscientização, E. Anthony Muhammad

Racialized alterity: Manifestations and implications for the STEM fields., E. Anthony Muhammad


Policing the Black Community: History, Reality, and the Rudiments of Change, E. Anthony Muhammad and Jack S. Monell

Bridging the Partisan Gulf: Employing Compassion Toward the Successful Resolution of Socioscientific Issues, David C. Owens

Foundations of Restorative Discipline: A Relational Approach to Building Community and Addressing Student Behavior-Part 1, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

Foundations of Restorative Discipline: A Relational Approach to Building Community and Addressing Student Behavior-Part 2, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer


Reaching and Teaching All Students: Facilitating Restorative Circles for Community Building and Academic Success in the School Environment, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

Restorative Discipline Practices as a Relational Approach to Building School Climate and Addressing Student Behavior, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer


The Culturally Inclusive Classroom: How to Identify and Address Implicit Bias and Microaggressions, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

Supporting Ethical Decision-Making of School Counselors and Trainees, Jennifer Perry


Ethically Addressing Language Barriers for Culturally Diverse Populations, Jennifer Perry and Maylee Vazquez


Partnerships to Increase Student Job Experience and Decrease Tuition Costs in IPSE Programs, J. Pickens and Stephanie M. Devine

Trauma Informed Practice in College, Regina Rahimi, Amee Adkins, and Delores D. Liston

Honestly Its Going Great So Far… I Did Have a Mental Breakdown: Exploring the Experiences of Paid Residents in Their First Year, Regina Rahimi and Nedra Cossa

Jumping Right In: Examining A Teacher Residency Model, Regina Rahimi and Nedra Cossa


Bringing Trauma Informed Pedagogy to Campus: Exploring Strategies for Working with College Students, Regina Rahimi and Delores D. Liston

Trauma Informed Classroom Management, Regina Rahimi and Delores D. Liston

Methods for fostering RPCK in Future Social Studies Educators, Michelle Reidel and Elizabeth C. Barrow


Voice as a Tool for Learning: Using Personal Narratives to Eliminate Boundaries, Alexandra Reyes

Voice as a Learning Tool: Using Personal Narratives to Eliminate Boundaries, Alexandra J. Reyes

Pandemic Pedagogy and Coronavirus Capitalism, William M. Reynolds


Curriculum and Pedagogy for Culturally Relevant and Sustaining Urban Education: Key Takeaways From an Online Professional Development Program for Georgia Teachers of Urban Learners, Sabrina N. Ross, Calvin Walton, Alma D. Stevenson, and Ming Fang He


Mental Health Awareness Panel, Vira Salzburn, Richard E. Cleveland, and Jennifer Perry


Two Teacher-Researchers' Reflections on a Review of Using Arts-Based Mixed Methods With Diverse Stakeholders, Peggy Shannon-Baker and Claudia Martinez


Visualizing the Systemic Structures within the American Schoolhouse, Janel Smith and Taylor A. Norman

“I see part of me in this book:” Farmworkers appraise migrancy-themed picture books, Alma D. Stevenson and Scott A. Beck


Role Playing: Actualizing the IEP Meeting, Courtney Toledo


Course-level Evidence of Changes in Teachers' Knowledge and Practices., Aslihan Unal and Selcuk Dogan

Differentiated Instruction in Elementary Classrooms, Aslihan Unal and Zafer Unal

K-5 teachers' perceptions of differentiated instruction, Aslihan Unal and Zafer Unal


K-5 Teachers Understanding and Implementation of Differentiated Instruction, Aslihan Unal and Zafer Unal

Building a Reliable Rubric for Preservice and Inservice Teachers to Evaluate Flipped Classroom Lesson Design, Zafer Unal and Aslihan Unal

How Teacher Choice and Voice Can Improve Professional Development Design and Implementation, Zafer Unal and Aslihan Unal


Preparing preservice teachers for diverse classrooms, Zafer Unal and Aslihan Unal


Does Placement Diversity Really Matter? Using Placement Diversity for Program Improvement and Decision Making, Zafer Unal, Aslihan Unal, Yasar Bodur, and Michael R. Sampson

TED/HECSE Panel on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Call to Action, C. Vail, E. McCray, M. Boveda, Karin Fisher, P. McHatton, and B. Leffler

Large Scale, Small Feel: Revising a Middle Grades Program, Amanda Wall, Elizabeth C. Barrow, Taylor A. Norman, Shelli L. Casler-Failing, and R. McCurdy

Collaborating with Teacher Candidates to Create Place-Based Integrated Curriculum, Amanda Wall and Taylor A. Norman


Middle-Level Teacher Candidates' Collaboration: "Each Day, I Am Becoming a Better Teacher", Amanda Wall and Taylor A. Norman

Maintaining While Carrying: Mindfulness as a Trauma Informed Education Tool, Pamela C. Wells and Richard E. Cleveland


The Strain, the Skeptic, and the Slam: Poetry as a Pathway to Mental Health Recovery, Meca Williams-Johnson and J. Lawton

Submissions from 2020


How Do They Solve It? Investigating Middle-school Students Problem-solving Approaches in Game-based Puzzles, Mete Akcaoglu, Lucas J. Jensen, and Daisy Gonzalez


Everyone Experiences Hunger in a Different Way: Insights into Pre-Service Teacher Experiences of Food Insecurity, Benjamin T. Arnberg, Carey Andrzejewski, Sean Forbes, and Eric Hogan


A National Examination of Undergraduate Educational Research, Emily Ballesteros, Kymberly Harris, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Steven Tolman, and Katherine E. Fallon

Teaching the Election of 1860 Using the Inquiry Design Model, Elizabeth C. Barrow


Board Games and Learning, Rebecca Y. Bayeck, Lucas Jensen, Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Emily Johnson, Jack Murray, and Tutaleni I. Asino

Teacher Education in the United States and at Georgia Southern University, Scott A. Beck


Mapping Reader Responses to Young Adult Novels and Children’s Storybooks with Muslims and Islamic Themes, Scott A. Beck, Yasar Bodur, and Alma Stevenson


Mapping Reader Responses to LGBTQ Young Adult Novels and Children's Storybooks, Scott A. Beck, Dina C. Walker-Devose, Laura E. Agnich, and Caren Town

LEGO robotics: A new method for teaching Mathematics, Shelli L. Casler-Failing

LEGO robotics – Play, learn, share, Shelli L. Casler-Failing

Teaching productive struggle in a math methods course, Shelli L. Casler-Failing


Teaching Proportions with LEGO robotics in a seventh-grade mathematics class, Shelli L. Casler-Failing


Integrating Literacy into a Culturally Responsive STEM After School Program, Shelli L. Casler-Failing, Alma Stevenson, and Beverly A. King Miller

Impact of a Self-Reflection, Expert Discussion, Self-Reflection Model on Pre-service Secondary Mathematics and Science Teachers’ Ability to Assess Their Classrooms, Gregory Chamblee and Elizabeth C. Barrow