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Faculty Publications

Drexel University School of Education

I-Learn Mary Jean Tecce DeCarlo

Learning in Information-rich Environments: I-Learn and the Construction of Knowledge from Information

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Journal of Children and Poverty Dominic Gullo, PhD
 A structural model of early indicators of school readiness among children of poverty

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Gender and Practice Kristy Kelly, PhD
Gender and Practice: Knowledge, Organizations and Policy

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Research in the Sociology of Education Jennifer Adams, EdD
School Violence in China: A multilevel analysis of student victimization in rural middle schools

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Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy Vera Lee, EdD
My thoughts on gun violence: An urban adolescent display of agency and multimodal literacies

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Drexel University School of Education faculty are among the leading researchers in their field. Their research is cited in highly respected journals around the world. Below are a few featured examples of publications with the names of faculty and students affiliated with the School of Education.

When Giftedness and Poverty Collide and Why it Matters: gifted, poor, Black males majoring in engineering

Alonzo Flowers, PhD

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The organizational intelligence model in context: A comparative analysis and case profile

Salvatore Falletta, PhD

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Experiential Learning in a Summer Camp: Engaging Undergraduate Students in STEM Research Experience

Penny Hammrich, PhD
Tamara Galoyan, PhD
Hamideh Talafian

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Interdisciplinary Care For Individuals With ASD: Thoughts on how to integrate behavioral health in the medical home 

James Connell, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D

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Toward a neurobiological basis for understanding learning in Modeling Instruction physics courses

Eric Brewe, PhD

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A structural model of early indicators of school readiness among children of poverty

This publications tests the hypotheses that certain factors related to gender, approaches to learning, age at school entry, family income, and the health status of the child at birth have an effect on low-socioeconomic status (SES) children's readiness for school.

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Gender and Practice: Knowledge, Organizations and Policy

This volume explores the intersections of gender, and social structures, including race/ethnicity, sexuality, citizenship, age, and (dis)ability, and with various institutions, including, but not limited to the family, the state, the economy, the media, and education.

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Information and Digital Literacies in a Kindergarten Classroom: An I-LEARN Case Study

In this study an interdisciplinary team of researchers partnered with a kindergarten teacher to improve the digital and information literacies of the participants and to validate the I-LEARN model for use in an early childhood classroom.

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Learning in information-rich environments: I-LEARN and the construction of knowledge from information

This publication presents a unique way to think abut learning that responds directly to the actualities of a world brimming with information.

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School Violence in China: A multilevel analysis of student victimization in rural middle schools

This research study investigates the prevalence of physical victimization in rural Chinese middle schools as well as risk factors associated with experiencing physical victimization.

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Supporting teachers who witness student bullying

The purpose of this paper is to explore how peer coaching in action learning meetings stimulates teachers to experience transformational learning through critically reflecting on the perceptions that shape their beliefs about student bullying.

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Fostering a dynamic relationship with E. Paul Torrance through creativity & neuroscience: Applications for education and industry

This chapter focuses on E. Paul Torrance's contributions that has led to critical insights about neuroplasticity, creativity and entrepreneurship.

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High school students role-playing for identity exploration: findings from virtual city planning

This paper asks, "What is the nature of high school students identity exploration as a result of exploring the role-possible selves of an environmental scientist and urban planner in a play-based course?"

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A study of the implementation of formative assessment in three large urban districts

This study provides a broader understanding of how teachers conceptualize and enact formative assessment strategies in their classrooms.

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My thoughts on gun violence: An urban adolescent display of agency and multimodal literacies

An examination of a seventh grade student's experience on the issue of gun violence that impacted his community using Gee's critical discourse analysis approach. 

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The Changing Landscape of Early Childhood Education: Implications for Policy and Practice

Early childhood education is changing rapidly due to the dynamic nature of positive and negative trends affecting the profession. In this article, the changing landscape of early childhood education is discussed and analyzed.

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Triangulating creativity: Comparing observed, self-rated and verbalized abilities in art students

This convergent mixed methods study examined the triangulation of self-rated, quasi-rated and verbalized creativity in students enrolled in a year-long photography program. 

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