Faculty Publications and Research

2016

Hyatt, K. J., & Filler, J. W. (2016). Developing IEPs: The Complete Guide to Educationally Meaningful Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities (2nd ed). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Hunter, J., & Larsen, D. (2016). Challenges and barriers in the change process: Developing an innovative educational administration program. National Social Science Journal, 47(1), pp. 30-35.

Robinson, L., Lambert, M. C., Towner, J. & Caros, J. (in press) A comparison of Direct Instruction and balanced literacy: An evaluative comparison for a pacific northwest rural school district. Reading Improvement.

2015

Mount, J. (2015) Barriers to and Facilitators of Health for Latina Undergraduate Students.  Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 1538192714568809, first published on February 2, 2015

Kroeze, K., Hyatt, K. J., & Lambert, M. C. (2015). Brain Gym: Let the User Beware. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 26, 395-401.

Marchand-Martella, N., Martella, R. C., & Lambert, M. C. (2015). Targeted management tips to enhance the effectiveness of tier 2, guided reading instruction. Intervention in School and Clinic. 50(3) 169–172 DOI: 10.1177/1053451214542045

Coulter, G. A., & Lambert, M. C. (2015).  Strategic key word instruction: Increasing fluency in connected text. Reading Improvement, 52(4), 133 - 14Coulter, G. A., & Lambert, M. C. (2015). Access to general education curriculum: The effect of preteaching key words upon fluency and accuracy in expository text.  Learning Disabilities Quarterly. doi:10.1177/0731948715580438

Derrington, M. L., & Larsen, D. E. (2015, December). A new supervisor with a new agenda: A principal ponders political options and risks.  Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 14(4).

2014

Chu, M. (2014).  Developing mentoring and coaching relationships in early care and education: A reflective approach.  Pearson Publishing:  Boston, MA.

Chu, M. (2014). Preparing tomorrow’s early childhood educators:  Observe and reflect about culturally responsive teachers.  Young Children, 69(2), 82-87.

Hunter, J., & Aller, S. (2014).  Identifying the Successful Strategies in an Efficacious Story-based Behavioral Intervention System: A Study of a Summer Day Camp for At-Risk 7 to 12-year Olds.  National Social Science Journal, 42(1), pp 39-49. On Line journals: http://nssa.us

McClanahan, L. (2014). The Greening of the Language Arts Class: Considering Sustainability Outside of the Science Classroom.  The Journal of Sustainability Education, 6. Available On-Line:  http://www.jsedimensions.org/wordpress/content/essential-elements-of-sustainability-education_2014_06/

Romano, R. (2014).  New teachers as cultural workers: Cultivating a wide-awake consciousness of identity.  In P. Jenlink (Ed.). Teacher Identify and the struggle for recognition: Meeting the challenges of a diverse society. Lanham, MD: Roman & Littlefield.

Ware, M., & Romano, R. (2014).  Assessing Interdependent Responsibility.  In Meuller, M, Tippins, D.J. & Stewart A.J. (Eds). Assessing schools for Generation R (Responsibility): A guide to legislation and school policy in science education. New York, NY: Springer.

2013

Bell, G. L., Boland, E. A., Dudgeon, B., & Johnson, K. (2013). The Post-9/11 GI Bill: Insights from Veterans using the Department of Veterans Affairs educational benefits. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 27, 246-260.

Carroll, D. (2013).  The teacher performance assessment and student voice:  Challenge for teacher education, opportunity for teaching.  Washington State Kappan, 7(1), 35-40.

Green, J. D., Gonzalez, E. M., Lopez, A., & Howard, E. (2013).  Hand-On professional development:  Middle school teachers’ experiences with a curriculum intervention research project.  Middle School Journal, 45(2), 27-32.

Hughes, E., & Chu, M. (2013).  Designing in the language of sticks and stones: Building a joyful early childhood relationship with natural forces.  The International Journal of Sustainability Education, 8(2), 1-14.

Miller, M., & Ohana, C. (2013).  MORE for teachers:  A program for science teacher preparation.  Teacher Education and Practice, 26(4), 651-669.

Ohana, C., Miller, M., & Hanley, D. (2013).  Re-envisioning teacher preparation for science in Washington State.  Washington State Kappan, 6(2), 1-23.

Bedolla, L. G. & Vélez, V. N. (2013).  Differences among Latina/o, Asian American, and White Online Registrants in California.  The California Journal of Politics and Policy (CJPP).

Hyatt, K. J., & Filler, J. W., Jr. (2013). Writing educationally relevant & legally compliant Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for preschool & elementary age students with disabilities: A guide for general and special educators. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

2012

Brodwin, M. G., Boland, E. A., Lane, F. J., & Siu, F. W. (2012). Technology in rehabilitation counseling. In R. M. Parker & J. B. Patterson (Eds.), Rehabilitation counseling: Basics and beyond (5th ed.; pp. 333-367). Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Carroll, D. (2012).  Examining the development of dispositions for ambitious teaching:  One teacher candidate’s journey.  New Educator, 8(1), 38-64.

Carroll, D., & Parker, A. (2012).  The teachers our children deserve.  Journal of Educational Controversy, 6(1). Available in the Journal of Educational Controversy.

Chu, M.  (2012).  Observe, reflect, and apply.  Ways to successfully mentor early childhood educators.  Dimensions of Early Childhood, 40(3), 20-28.

Korsmo, J., Barrett, W., Friesen, S., & Finley, L. (2012). Mission possible: The use of International Baccalaureate curriculum to align mission and vision with daily practice. International Schools Journal. 32(1), 29-39.

Timmons-Flores, M. (2012).  A dream deported:  What undocumented American youth need their schools to understand.  Journal of Educational Controversy, 7(1).  Available in the Journal of Educational Controversy.

Timmons-Flores, M., Chu, M., & Sampson, M.  (2012).  Latinos in Action.  The Northwest Passage, 10(1), 24-35.

2010-2011

Burgess, Donald (Secondary Education), and Tracie Johannessen,
The Heart of Sustainability: Big Ideas from the field of Environmental Education and their Relationship to Sustainability Education or What’s love got to do with it? The Journal of Sustainability Education, October 26, 2010. 

Carney, Joanne & Carroll, David (Elementary Education) (2010). Classroom evidence that counts for teacher candidates: Student-based evidence of Washington’s Standard 5. Washington State Kappan, 4(1), 23-26.

Carroll, David (Elementary Education) (2011). Examining the development of dispositions for ambitious teaching: A theoretical conception. New Educator, Vol. 7 (in press).

Chu, Marilyn & Carroll, David (Elementary Education). Fostering a culture of learning that advances knowledge, embraces diversity, and promotes social justice. A report to the Teacher Education Recruitment and Retention Task Force, Woodring College of Education, Western Washington University.

Chu, Marilyn (Elementary Education), Martinez-Griego, B., & Cronin, S. (2010). A Head Start / College Partnership: Using a culturally and linguistically responsive approach to help working teachers earn degrees. Young Children, 65(4), 24-29. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Chu, Marilyn (Elementary Education). Mentoring and leadership in early care and education, Department of Early Learning, State of Washington, Olympia, Washington. Course text accompanying curriculum for a three credit course meeting professionalism and administration competencies for AA and BA early childhood education students, used as professional development training for all community based peer mentors employed by Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies and twenty one participating community colleges in Washington State. 2009

Coskie, Tracy, Trudel, H., & Vohs, Rosemary (Elementary Education) Creating community through storytelling. Talking Points, 22 (1), 2-9. 2010

Coskie, Tracy (Elementary Education), & Hornof, M. (2010). Think back, look forward. In J. C. Richards, & C. A. Lassonde (Eds.). Writing Strategies in the Primary Grades: Scaffolding Students’ Writing with Meaningful Mini-Lessons (pp. ). International Reading Association.

Coulter, Gail (Special Education), Ray, B. B. (2010). Preservice perceptions of digital gaming as a learning strategy for middle school learners. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education [Formerly the Journal of Computing in Teacher Education], 26(3), 92-100.

Dozier, Raine (Human Services). 2010. The Declining Relative Status of Black Women Workers, 1980-2002. Social Forces, 88(4): 1833:1858.

Dozier, Raine (Human Services). 2010. Accumulating Disadvantage: The Growth in the Black-White Wage Gap Among Women. Journal of African American Studies, 14(3): 279-301.

French, Kristen, Chu, Marilyn(Elementary Education) & Yasui (2010). Early R.EA.C.H. (Respecting Ethnic and Cultural Heritage): An Early Childhood Integrated Approach to Multicultural Education. Educational curriculum designed to involve early childhood teachers in activities that promote cultural self-awareness and understanding, connect people with current concepts, resources and information, examine basic components of racism, sexism, and classism, engage in cross-cultural learning activities, and provide a conceptual framework for infusing multi-cultural concepts into everyday classroom activities and interactions in age appropriate ways. REACH is a 30 year old program for k-12 school settings.

French, Kristen (Elementary Education), Radoff, S., Sutton, K., Mehary, E., Van, B. (in press). Sophisticated sisters in Vegas: What happens in service learning stays in multicultural education. In Holingsfeld, A. & Cohan, A. (eds.). Breaking the mold of education for culturally and linguistically diverse students: Innovative and successful practices for 21st century schools. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman &Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

French, Kristen(Elementary Education). Instructor’s resource manual for Nieto & Bode (3rd ed.) [Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education (6th ed.)]. New York:Pearson. 2011

Howard, G., French, Kristen (Elementary Education), & McDonald, P. (in press). The REACH Center. SAGE encyclopedia of diversity in education. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications. Harman, R., with French, K. (in press). Critical performative pedagogy and urban teacher education: Voices from the field? Play and Culture Series, volume 11.

French, Kristen (Elementary Education). Immigration and Race. My Education Lab: Multicultural Topic Objectives and Building Teaching Skills and Dispositions Content. New York: Pearson. 2010

Hoelscher, Karen (Elementary Education) wrote the on-line article "Struck by Lightning," about lightning talks after attending and presenting at the 26th Annual Distance Learning and Teaching Conference in Madison, Wisc. The article was published by Inside Higher Education, Aug. 30, 2010.

Hoelscher, Karen (Elementary Education) and Carmen Werder, Director of WWU’s Writing Instruction Support Program, are publishing a series of columns on-line in Inside Higher Ed to support faculty in their academic writing efforts.

Hoelscher, Karen(Elementary Education). Don’t just stand there – Say something. Inside Higher Education. (June 25, 2010).

Hyatt, Keith (Special Education) (2010). Irlen tinted lenses and overlays. MUSEC Briefings. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University Special Education Centre. (Invited Submission).

Hyatt, K. J., & Filler, J. (2011). LRE reexamined: Misinterpretations and unintended consequences. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 15. 1031-1045. DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2010.484509

Jancic, Mitch (Elementary Education) “DOING TIME: One School’s Efforts to Narrow Special Education Student Achievement Gaps in an Era of Unfunded Mandates and Shrinking Budgets,” Washington State Kappan, Volume 4, #1, Winter 2010.

Krogh, Suzanne (Elementary Education) & Slentz, Kris (Special Education (2010). Early Childhood Education: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. New York, New York & Oxford, UK: Taylor & Francis Group.

Lambert, M. Chuck (Special Education) (2010). Assessing and monitoring student progress and learning outcomes during group instruction with Response Cards. Washington State Kappan.

Lawrence, Molly (Secondary Education) co-authored a report on Phase II of the College Readiness Project for the Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Lawrence, Molly (Secondary Education), Butler, M.B., Becoming aware of the challenges of helping students learn: An examination of the nature of learning during a service-learning experience. Teacher Education Quarterly, 37 (1), 155-170.

McClanahan, Lauren (Secondary Education), First person singular: Documenting climate change through first person narratives. Green Teacher, 88, Spring 2010, 3-6.

Miller, Matthew(Elementary Education) 2010. [Review of the book Community in the making: Lincoln Center Institute, the arts, and teacher education]. Journal of Educational Controversy, Volume 5, Number 1, Winter 2010.

Nolet, Victor (Secondary Education) & Wheeler, G. (2010) Education for Sustainability in Washington State: A Whole Systems Approach. Journal of Sustainability Education 1(1).

Nolet, Victor (Secondary Education)(2010). Review of The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy: Skills for a Changing World. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Robinson, LeAnne (Special Education), Caros, J., Towner, J. and Lambert, C. A Comparison of Direct Instruction and Balanced Literacy: An Evaluative Comparison for a Pacific Northwest Rural School District.

Romano, Rosalie (Secondary Education), Book Review. A review of Maxine Greene’s Variations on a Blue Guitar: The Lincoln Center Institute Lectures on aesthetic education. Journal of Educational Controversy. (v.5) (1) Winter 2010

Romano, Rosalie (Secondary Education), Takeuchi, M. Missing in action: Where are the services for minority students in Japanese schools? PowerPlay: A Journal of Educational Justice. Volume 1, Number 2. 2010

Slentz, Kris (Special Education) (2010). Early childhood developmental screening. In A. Canter, L. Paige, L. Roth, I. Romero, & S. Carroll (Eds.), Helping Children at Home and School III. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

Slentz, Kris (Special Education)(2010). School readiness: A guide for parents. In A. Canter, L. Paige, L. Roth, I. Romero, & S. Carroll (Eds.), Helping Children at Home and School III. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

Slentz, Kris (Special Education) (2010). Early childhood disability and special education. In A. Canter, L. Paige, L. Roth, I. Romero, & S. Carroll (Eds.), Helping Children at Home and School III. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

Macy, M., Thorndike-Christ, Tracy (Special Education), & Lin, Y. (2010). Parental reports of perceived assessment utility: A comparison of authentic and conventional approaches. Infants and Young Children, 23, 1-17.

Thorndike-Christ, Tracy (Special Education) (2010). Review of the Shipley—2. In R. Spies, J. Carlson, & K. Geisinger (Eds.). The Eighteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Thorndike-Christ, Tracy (Special Education)(2010). The new rules of measurement for quality formative assessment. The Washington State Kappan, 4(1), 3-33.

Thorndike-Christ, Tracy (Special Education) (2010). Instructor’s manual and test bank for Measurement and evaluation in psychology and education (8th ed.) New York: Pearson.

Thorndike, R. M., & Thorndike-Christ, Tracy (Special Education)(2010). Measurement and evaluation in psychology and education (8th ed.) New York: Pearson.

Thorndike-Christ, Tracy & Slentz, Kris (Special Education) (2010). Standard deviation (SD) and standard error of measurement (SEM): Practical and technical issues in assessment. (Prepared for Assessment, Evaluation, & Programming System (AEPS) doctoral student blog; Kent State University, Ohio.)

2009-2010

Chu, Marilyn (Elementary Education ) (2009, December). Final five year grant progress report (Sept. 2004 to Sept. 2009): Skagit Valley Head Start - Higher Education - Hispanic / Latino Partnership, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, 0ffice of Head Start, Five year grant for the period of Sept. 30, 2004 to Sept. 29, 2009. Role: Progress Report Author, Grant Author & Principal Investigator.

Coulter, Gail (Special Education), Shavin, K. & Gichuru, M. (2009). Oral Reading Fluency: An analysis of teacher accuracy in assessing timing and errors. Preventing School Failure, 54(1), 71-76.

Sandra Daffron (Continuing and College Education) co-authored a chapter Key Aspects of Teaching and Learning in the Online Environment in the 2009 Handbook of Research on E-Learning Applications for Career and Technical Education Technologies for Vocational Training. Hershey: IGI Global, 380-396. with A.J. Barse (CCE Student) and Ed Webster (Adult Education alumnus). It is an international handbook of E-learning and is full of good advice and research for K-12 teachers, university students and faculty on e-learning. The book is available in hardback and on-line through the WWU Libraries for teachers and students to view and use.

Mary Lynne Derrington (Educational Administration), co-authored an article “Self-Imposed Barriers,” with Gene C. Sharratt in The School Administrator, September 2009. The article answers the question: “What does it take for female leaders to move beyond the limits they set themselves to reach the superintendency?” The article cites research from a 1993 survey of women in Washington state who aspired to or already held the position of superintendent and a follow up survey 14 years later.

Ken Howell (Special Education) and Joan Schumann (Cert. ’06 Special Education, now at University of Utah doctoral program), recently published Chapter 14: Proactive Strategies for Promoting Learning in Practical Handbook of School Psychology: Effective Practices for the 21st Century, edited by Gretchen Gimpel Peacock, et al. (2010).

Hyatt, Keith (Special Education) Stephenson, J. & Carter, M. (2009).   A review of three controversial educational practices: Perpetual motor programs, sensory integrations, and tinted lenses. Education and treatment of Children, 32, 312-342.

Miller, Matthew (2009). Talking about our troubles: Using video-based dialogue to build preservice teachers’ professional knowledge. The Teacher Educator 44(3), 143-163.

Miller, Matthew (2009) Problem-based conversations: Using preservice teachers’ problems as a mechanism for their professional development. Teacher Education Quarterly, 35(4), 77-98.

Miller, Matthew (2009). Using video conferencing software to facilitate teacher learning in a teacher education and technology partnership. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (2603-2614). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Marsha Riddle Buly (Elementary Education) was featured in WWU's Faculty Focus Series of videos. She explains her research in bilingual education and work with West View Elementary School in the Burlington-Edison School District.

Kristine Slentz (Special Education) presented a photo essay depicting school and family life in rural Kenya. The presentation integrates the survey results Slentz has obtained during her research into children’s behavior, school and family life in rural areas of Kenya.

Jane Verner (Human Services) and Bill Lay (Special Education) wrote chapter 5: Invoking the “L” in the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching, in Engaging Student Voices in the Study of Teaching and Learning, edited by Carmen Werder and Megan Otis of WWU’s Academy of Teaching and Learning. Woodring student Michael Murphy (Human Services) also contributed to a chapter in the book published by Stylus Publishing, October 2009.

Ray Wolpow (Secondary Education) researched and collaborated with Susan Kincaid (Human Services) and the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction on The Heart of Learning: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success, a handbook for teachers. It contains valuable information helpful to teachers on a daily basis as they work with students whose learning has been adversely impacted by personal trauma. The entire book is available free on-line to read, print, copy or redistribute. For more information, contact Ray Wolpow at (360) 650-3337 or Ray.Wolpow@wwu.edu.