School of Education Academic News

Claire Robbins, an assistant professor in the School of Education, published “Seeking ‘Better Ways’: Early Career Faculty Researcher Development,” Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education 9.2 (2018): 113–26, with Lucy LePeau.

Carol A. Mullen, a professor in the School of Education, published “Dynamic Creativity: Influential Theory, Public Discourse, and Generative Possibility,” Dynamic Perspectives on Creativity: New Directions for Theory, Research, and Practice in Education, ed. Ronald A. Beghetto and Giovanni Emanuele Corazza (Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 2019), pp. 137–64.

School of Education faculty member M. David Alexander and graduate student Brooke Mullins were honored at the Eastern Educational Research Association annual conference, which was held February 20–23 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Alexander received the Senior Scholar Award, which recognizes an individual for outstanding theoretical and/or applied research that contributes to the professional body of knowledge about education as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and/or mentoring.

Mullins was the recipient of the Best Graduate Student Paper Award for a first-author paper of original research suitable for publication in a professional research journal.

Brett D. Jones, a professor in the School of Education, published “Effects of an Active Learning Approach on Students’ Motivation in an Engineering Course,” Journal of Education and Training Studies 7.3 (2019): 58–64, with Chosang Tendhar (Ph.D., Educational Research and Evaluation, 2015) and School of Education professor emerita Kusum Singh.

 

David Alexander, a professor in the School of Education, published American Public School Law, ninth edition (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Academic, 2019), with Kern Alexander.

Brett Jones, a professor in the School of Education, published “A Person-centered Investigation of Patterns in College Students’ Perceptions of Motivation in a Course,” Learning and Individual Differences 69 (2019): 94–107, with School of Education alumna Jessica Chittum (Ph.D., 2015) and Devin Carter.

School of Education faculty member Brett Jones and doctoral student Tiffany LaCroix published “Assessing High School Students’ Motivation in the Mathematics Classroom,” Virginia Mathematics Teacher 45.1 (2018): 33–40, with School of Education alumna Karlin Triggs (M.A.E., 2016).

Billie Lepczyk, a professor in the School of Performing Arts, and Katherine Cennamo, a professor in the School of Education, published “Choreography as Design: A Case Study of a Transdisciplinary University Course,” Journal of Dance Education 18.4 (2018): 143–53, with Teri Wagner.

Carol Mullen, a professor in the School of Education, published “Teacher Leadership and Teaming: Creativity within Schools in China,” Research in Educational Administration and Leadership 3.2 (2018): 231–55, with Tricia Browne-Ferrigno.

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