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Research & Grant Activities in the Department of Curriculum & Teaching. Presenters: Dr. Kimberly Walls, Department Head, & Faculty Members in Curriculum & Teaching ~November 2, 2012~. C & T. Excellence in Teacher Education. Department of Curriculum and Teaching.

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Research grant activities in the department of curriculum teaching

Research & Grant Activities in the Department of Curriculum & Teaching

Presenters: Dr. Kimberly Walls, Department Head, & Faculty Members inCurriculum & Teaching

~November 2, 2012~


Department of curriculum and teaching

C & T

Excellence in Teacher Education

Department of Curriculum and Teaching


C t research grant activities
C&T Research & Grant Activities…

  • Align with AU research mission

  • Impart new knowledge

  • Contribute scholarshipthrough dissemination

  • Inform and are informed by Teaching, Outreach, and Service

  • Supports economic development by transforming teaching and improve learning for students

    • At AU

    • Colleges and universities

    • Pre-K to Grade 12 schools

    • In Alabama, across the nation, and globally


C t academic programs
C&T Academic Programs

  • Agriscience Education

  • Business/Marketing Education

  • Career/Technical Education

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Elementary Education

  • English for Speaker of Other Languages (Master’s Only)

  • English Language Arts Education

  • Foreign Languages Education

  • Mathematics Education

  • Music Education

  • Reading Education (Master’s Only)

  • Science Education

  • Social Sciences Education


Who what is curriculum teaching
Who/What is Curriculum & Teaching?

  • 74 degree programs across 12 program areas

  • 15 distance degree programs

  • 90 students completing graduate programs

  • 286 students completing internship

  • 25 tenure-track and 4 clinical faculty

  • 28 part-time and GTA instructors

  • 4 professional staff members

  • 144 cluster teachers


Funded projects involving professional development for teachers
Funded Projects Involving Professional Development for Teachers

  • Alabama History Education Initiative

  • George Washington Carver Museum

  • PIH Network/Plowing Freedom’s Ground

  • Building Language for Literacy

  • Strategic Teaching for Improved Performance in Reading

  • TEAM-Math

  • AMSTI

  • Engaging Middle School Students in Networked Science and Engineering Projects


Funded projects with local regional national student communities
Funded Projects with Local, Regional, & National Student Communities

  • A.U. World Affairs Seminar

  • A.U. East Alabama Tiger Strings

  • Beethoven and Me

  • Premier Agricultural Workshop Series


International projects
International Projects

  • Teacher Exchange Program with Costa Rica

  • Malawi Project


Amounts of funded grants
Amounts of Funded Grants

  • 2010 $ 802,766

  • 2011 $ 799,155

  • 2012 $ 2,367,777


Strategic Plans for

Institute for Discipline-Based

Teacher Education Research and Outreach


Discipline-Based

Pedagogy and Teacher Education

Literacy

Technology

Social Studies

STEM

Integrated Curriculum

Global Education


The Institute for Discipline-Based Teacher Education Research

Agriscience Business/Marketing Career and Technical Early Childhood Elementary English for Speakers of Other Languages English Language Arts Foreign Language Mathematics Music Reading Science Social Science

RESEARCH

Intra- and Inter-

disciplinary

Will provide a forum that brings together teaching, research, outreach/professional development, and the dissemination of publications exploring teaching and learning in and across various disciplines.

Discipline-Specific

Teacher Educators

Community

of Scholars

Pre-

Service

Teachers

TEACHING

Facilitating Research-

Supported Practice

OUTREACH

Connected to

Research

PK-12

STUDENTS

In-Service

Teachers

Parent

Groups

School

Leaders

State/Federal

Depts. of Education

Disciplinary

Experts

DISSEMINATION

Research Results

Research-Supported Practices


Featured funded grant research projects
Featured Funded Grant & Research Projects Research

  • Persistent Issues in History (PIH) Network

  • Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership (MTE-Partnership)

  • TEAM-Math


Pih network teachers learn teaching practices tested refined in the context of real classrooms
PIH Network Teachers learn teaching practices tested & refined in the context of real classrooms.  


PIH Inquiry: Will refined in the context of real classrooms.   “civilization” promote the general welfare?  


Team math dr marilyn strutchens dr gary martin
TEAM-Math refined in the context of real classrooms.   Dr. Marilyn Strutchens & Dr. Gary Martin

The Transforming East Alabama Mathematics (TEAM) grant project is aimed at improving education and student performance in Math across East Alabama through a partnership of teachers and university faculty engaged in ongoing professional development activities throughout the school year and during summer institutes and academies.


Team math partners
TEAM-Math Partners refined in the context of real classrooms.  

  • Auburn University

  • Alexander City

  • Auburn City

  • Barbour County

  • Bullock County

  • Chambers County

  • Elmore County

  • Lanett City

  • Tuskegee University

  • Lee County

  • Macon County

  • Opelika City

  • Phenix City

  • Russell County

  • Tallapoosa County

  • Tallassee City


The team math teacher leader academy
The TEAM-Math Teacher Leader Academy… refined in the context of real classrooms.  

is creating a cadre of full-time teachers in high-needs schools who have the potential to make a significant impact on mathematics instruction among their colleagues.

Fellows work together to improve their own mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge and learn how to effectively lead efforts for improving instruction in their school and district by working on an advanced degree in the field and participating in leadership workshops with colleagues.


Team math curriculum analysis project
TEAM-Math Curriculum Analysis Project refined in the context of real classrooms.  

This project conducted a review of textbook materials for their alignment with the new Alabama College and Career Ready Standards, Alabama’s state course of study that is based on the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

Over 50 teachers from 14 districts in the area participated in reviewing textbook series across the grades, resulting in a final report released to local schools and districts to aid them in their review of textbooks.


Au tiger strings dr kim walls dr lisa caravan
AU Tiger Strings refined in the context of real classrooms.   Dr. Kim Walls & Dr. Lisa Caravan


International teacher exchange dr sue barry
International Teacher Exchange refined in the context of real classrooms.   Dr. Sue Barry


Malawi project drs octavia tripp nancy barry angela love etc
Malawi Project refined in the context of real classrooms.   Drs. Octavia Tripp, Nancy Barry, Angela Love, etc.

Collaborations among several Colleges and Departments at AU such as Nursing and Nutrition have involved C&T faculty in planning and site visits to determine the needs and scope of this international outreach project.


Summer 2012 in malawi
Summer 2012 in Malawi refined in the context of real classrooms.  


For information on C&T research & grants, go to refined in the context of real classrooms.   http://www.education.auburn.edu/academic_departments/curr/research/index.html


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