Publications of the faculty of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Teaching and Learning Department.

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Submissions from 2016

Complexities of a third-space partnership in an urban teacher residency, Jori S. Beck

Critical reflection and professional accountability: One team’s experiences at the Teach to Lead Summit, Jori S. Beck and Rosemary Q. Flores

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2016 Long List National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Steven T. Bickmore

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A Confluence of Two Authors Named Chris in Georgia, Steven T. Bickmore

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Bick's Picks for 2016, Steven T. Bickmore

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Blood Brother: An introduction to Jonathan Daniels, Steven T. Bickmore

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Chris Lynch and the KSU children's and YA Literature Conference, Steven T. Bickmore

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Dr. Bickmore attends the Youngstown State University English Festival, Steven T. Bickmore

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Images and Comments from NCTE 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia, Steven T. Bickmore

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Introducing a proud teacher, writer, and UNLV College of Education Alumnus, Steven T. Bickmore

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Introducing the 2nd Issue of Study and Scrutiny, Steven T. Bickmore

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Makes Me Wanna Shut Up: Reconsidering how I used African-American Authors in My Classroom, Steven T. Bickmore

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Marveling at the work of an eleven year old (#1000BlackGirlBooks) and more Authors coming to Vegas, Steven T. Bickmore

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Music and YA Literature, Steven T. Bickmore

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NCTE 2016, The ALAN Workshop, and Introducing Maria Padian, Steven T. Bickmore

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Nothing Gold Can Stay: Ness, Hinton, Frost, Shakespeare, and Yeats, Steven T. Bickmore

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Reading Biography and Finding Our Humanity, Steven T. Bickmore

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Reminiscing on My Birthday about My Reading History and Finding Hope through Reading in the Face of Tragedy., Steven T. Bickmore

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Say His Name!, Steven T. Bickmore

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Talking about Chris Crutcher, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Banned Books., Steven T. Bickmore

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The Baton Rouge Flood of 2016. What to do? We can all help and here are some reasons why and ways to start., Steven T. Bickmore

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The National Book Award Project: The Finalists--Join the Fun!, Steven T. Bickmore

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The Vegas Valley Book Festival: Good Weather and Great Authors. As if You Needed Another Reason to Visit Las Vegas., Steven T. Bickmore

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Thinking about the Value of Reading Young Adult Nonfiction-Part 1., Steven T. Bickmore

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Thinking about the Value of Reading Young Adult Nonfiction-Part 2., Steven T. Bickmore

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Treat Yourself to a New Textbook, Steven T. Bickmore

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Using YA Wednesday as a Supplemental Text for Your Young Adult Course., Steven T. Bickmore

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YA Textbooks to add to your shelf and share with students, teachers, and librarians., Steven T. Bickmore

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The ALAN Workshop 2015 and NCTE!, Steven T. Bickmore

Music and the Young Adult Novel: Assessing How Adolescents “Read” the Music of Their Lives., Steven T. Bickmore and Isaac L. Bickmore

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Finding Renewal: YA and Music Connections and Remembering the 2015 ALAN Workshop with Alice Hays., Steven T. Bickmore and Alice Hayes

Engineering Success: Picture book Portraits for STEAM, Denise Davila

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The status of career and technical education programs in the United States, Edward Fletcher, Howard R. Gordon, Paul Asunda, and Chris Zirkle

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Sustaining Professional and Organizational Growth of the ACTER through the Value of Mentorship, Howard R. Gordon

Enchanting Encores: The Continued Legacy of Picture books and the Arts, Jennifer Graff and Denise Davila

Refocusing on Instructional Design in Assistive and Instructional Technology, Amanda K. Higgins and Randall A. Boone

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Research to Practice: Accepting the Challenge of Innovation, Kyle Higgins and Randall Boone

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Elementary School Students’ Prosocial Experiences in South Korea: A Case Study, Kyung Eun Jahng and Katrina Liu

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Childhood Geographies and Spatial Justice: Making Sense of Place and Space-Making as Political Acts in Education, S Jones, J J. Thiel, D Davila, E Pittard, J F. Woglom, X Zhou, T Brown, and M Snow

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Technology and positive behavioral interventions and support: Evaluation, selection, and implementation of computer-based socioemotional training., Kathleen Krach and Michael P. McCreery

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Participatory media for teacher professional development: toward a self-sustainable and democratic community of practice, Katrina Liu, Richard Miller, and Kyung Eun Jahng

Two Simulation Tools to Promote Learning in Science, Pamela Maher, Peter G. Schrader, and James Ormrod

Inspiring students in integrated STEM education through modeling activities, Cathrine Maiorca and Micah S. Stohlmann

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How the human is the catalyst: Personality, aggressive fantasy, and proactive-reactive aggression among users of social media, Michael McCreery and S Kathleen-Krach

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Temperament as a Behavioral Construct: Assessing the Classroom Environment and Student–Teacher Relationship, Michael P. McCreery

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Writing in the Secondary-Level Disciplines: a Systematic Review of Context, Cognition, and Content, Diane M. Miller, Chyllis E. Scott, and Erin M. McTigue

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Teaching online social skills to students with emotional and behavioral disorders, Joseph J. Morgan, Kyle Higgins, Susan Miller, Thomas B. Pierce, Randall A. Boone, and Richard D. Tandy

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Preservice Secondary Teachers Perceptions Of College-Level Mathematics Content Connections With The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, Travis A. Olson

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Is there an app for that?, Travis A. Olson and Melfried Olson

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2016 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, Detra Price-Dennis, Barbara Kiefer, Denise Davila, Angie Zapata, Franki Sibberson, Joyce Herbeck, and Stacey Ross

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Exploring elementary teachers’ perceptions about the developmental appropriateness and importance of nature of science aspects, Elif Adibelli Sahin and Hasan Deniz

Secondary teacher candidates’ learning lesson planning, Christina Santoyo and Shaoan Zhang

Secondary Teacher Candidates' Lesson Planning Learning, Christina Santoyo and Shaoan Zhang

Breaking SPORE: Building Instructional Value in Science Education using a Commercial, Off-the Shelf Game, Peter G. Schrader, Hasan Deniz, and Joshua Keilty

Does multimedia theory apply to all students? The impact of multimedia presentations on science learning, Peter G. Schrader and Eric E. Rapp

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Competencies, challenges, and changes: A US perspective on preparing twenty-first century teachers and leaders, L Schrum, D S. Niederhauser, and Neal B Strudler

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Testing black hole neutrino-dominated accretion discs for long-duration gamma-ray bursts, C Y. Song, T Liu, W M. Gu, and J X. Tian

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What is known about elementary grades mathematical modelling, Micah Stohlmann and Lluis Albarracin

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What is Known About Secondary Grades Mathematical Modelling, Micah S. Stohlmann, Lina DeVaul, Charlie Allen, Amy Adkins, Taro Ito, Dawn Lockett, and Nick Wong

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Examining Student Cognitive and Affective Engagement and Reading Instructional Activities: Spanish-Speaking English Learners' Reading Profiles, Ana Taboada Barber, Melissa Gallagher, Peet Smith, Michelle M. Buehl, and Jori S. Beck

Emotions, Technology and Social Media, Sharon Y. Tettegah

Emotions, Technology and Health, Sharon Y. Tettegah and Yolanda Evie Garcia

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Preface, Sharon Y. Tettegah and Michael P. McCreery

Emotions, Technology, Design and Learning, Sharon Y. Tettegah and Safiya Umoja Noble

Principles of Discussion in Qualitative Educational Research, Shaoan W. Zhang

Submissions from 2015

Reading Engagement in Social Studies: Exploring the Role of a Social Studies Literacy Intervention on Reading Comprehension, Reading Self- Efficacy, and Engagement in Middle School Students with Different Language Backgrounds, Ana Taboada Barber, Michelle M. Buehl, Julie K. Kidd, Elizabeth G. Sturtevant, Leila Richey Nuland, and Jori Beck

Comments from the Editors, Angela Barlow and Travis A. Olson

Students’ Perceptions on Reading and Learning in Social Studies: A Multi-Method Approach, Jori S. Beck, Michelle Buehl, and Ana Taboada Barber

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Announcing the 2016 Gayle A. Zeiter Young Adult and Children’s Literature Conference, Steven T. Bickmore

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Looking forward to the ALAN Workshop, Steven T. Bickmore

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Rebooting and Reviewing: A New Place and New Start, Steven T. Bickmore

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Reviewing Past National Book Award Winners as I Consider a "Meta-Gold Medal", Steven T. Bickmore

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Welcome to Jason Reynolds, Steven T. Bickmore

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Refocusing Instructional Design, Randall Boone and Kyle Higgins

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Critical family history: But aren’t we good white people?, Christine Clark

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The insidiousness of indifference to black injury in white America., Christine Clark

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Comparing Asynchronous and Synchronous Video versus Text Based Discussions in an Online Teacher Education Course, Cynthia Clark, Neal B. Strudler, and Karen J. Grove

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Teacher Candidate Technology Integration: For Student Learning or Instruction?, Cynthia Clark, Shaoan Zhang, and Neal Strudler

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Full-Time Teaching Internships: A Public School-University Partnership Designed to Increase Teacher Retention in Urban Area Schools, Jack Helfeldt, Mary Margaret Capraro, Robert Capraro, and Chyllis E. Scott

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Inclusive leadership and race, Sonya Horsford and Christine Clark

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Range of Reading and Text Complexity: Bring Young Adult Historical Fiction to Life with Informational Texts, Melanie K. Hundley, Steven T. Bickmore, Paul E. Binford, and Jacqueline Bach

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Mantle of the Expert: Integrating Dramatic Inquiry and Visual Arts in Social Studies, Edric Johnson, Yan Katrina Liu, and Kristin Goble

Multilingual versions of popular social, emotional, and behavioral tests: Considerations for training school psychologists., Kathleen Krach, K Doss, and Michael P. McCreery

Nevada mathematics project: Evolution of a statewide professional development partnership, Teruni Lamberg, Peggy Lakey, Ed Keppelman, Travis Olson, and Jeffrey C. Shih

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Research-based Online Resources to Flip Your Social Science Classroom, Greg A. Levitt, Steven J. Grubaugh, and Gabe Gonzales

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Don’t Trust Completely What You Just Read: Review of The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom, by Stephen D. Brookfield, Katrina Yan Liu

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Preservice Teachers and Self-Assessing Digital Competence, Joseph Maderick, Shaoan Zhang, Kendall Hartley, and Gwen Marchand

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The Protagonist and Their Avatar: Learner Characteristics in a Culture of Simulation, Michael P. McCreery, S Kathleen Krach, and Amanda Nolen

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Social interaction in a virtual environment: Examining socio-spatial interactivity and social presence using behavioral analytics, Michael P. McCreery, David B. Vallett, and Cynthia Clark

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The Quality of Recent Studies in Content- Area Writing in Secondary Classrooms, Diane M. Miller, Erin M. McTigue, and Chyllis E. Scott

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Changes in Faculty Members’ Instructional Beliefs while Implementing Model-Eliciting Activities, Tamara Moore, Selcen Guzey, Gillian Roehrig, Micah S. Stohlmann, Mi Sun Park, Young Rae Kim, Hannah Callender, and H.J. Teo

Exploring 1:1 Tablet Technology Settings: A Case Study Of The First Year Of Implementation In Middle School Mathematics Classrooms, Travis A. Olson, Judith Olson, Melfried Olson, Stephanie Capen, Jeffrey C. Shih, Amy Beth Adkins, Lina Devaul, and Amanda Thomas

Investigations into Mathematics Teachers’ Propositional Logic Capabilities, Travis A. Olson and Melfried Olson

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Putting Essential Understanding of Ratios and Proportions into Practice in Grades 6-8, Travis A. Olson, Melfried Olson, and Hannah Slovin

Reflection on Experiences in Becoming Teachers through ePortfolio Development, Linda Quinn, Karen J. Grove, Lois Paretti, and Cristina Grandy

What Would an Alien Eat? A Blended Learning Approach for Hands-On STEM Professional Development, PG Schrader, MaryKay Orgill, Heather Skaza, Eshani Gandhi, Erica Marti, Schetema Nealy, Kristoffer Carroll, Travis A. Olson, Daniel Gerrity, Mehmet Dulger, and Danielle Nobles

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Institutional Racism, Allison Smith, Jennifer Crosthwaite, and Christine E. Clark