A comprehensive listing of faculty scholarship and creative work in 2011.

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dolapo Adeniji-Neill published “African Women’s Education and Empowerment: Case Studies of Nigerian Women Resident in Egypt” in The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5 (9), p. 421–432, 2011. She presented the following: “Omoluabi: ‘The Way of Human Being’: An African Philosophy’s Impact on Nigerian Voluntary Immigrants’ Educational and Other Life Aspirations” at the American Educational Research Association 92nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2011; “Diaspora Fathers Speak: Looking Back to Move Forward, African Fathers’ Views of the Cultural and Educational Dimensions of Fatherhood” at the 11th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, South Africa, June 2011; “Creating New Spaces for Learning: Fostering Experiential and Service Learning in a 9–12 Grade School, Journeys Through African American Past” and, with B. Van Wyk, “Community Schools and Society: An Analysis of Curriculum Conflict and Resolution Through South Africa and United States Perspectives” at the Seventh International Conference on Education, Samos, Greece, July 2011; and “‘When Elephants Fight, the Grass Gets Trampled’: Internal Displacement of Women and Its Educational Implications” at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Northeastern Educational Research Association, Rocky Hill, CT, October 2011.

Pavan Antony published “Educating the Policymakers: The Need for Implementing Inclusion in the International Community” in the International Issues Committee Newsletter, 1, 2011.

Robert Danielowich presented “Looking Through Five Different Lenses: Reservice Teachers’ Practice-Oriented Reflections and Goals for Teaching Science” at the Annual Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education, Minneapolis, MN, January 2011.

Barbrina Ertle cowrote the book chapter, with S. Atkins-Burnett, k. Brenneman, k. Boller, N. Forre, E. Frede, L. French, H. Ginsburg and T. Schultz, “Measuring the Quality of Early Childhood Math and Science Curricula and Teaching” in Quality Measurement in Early Childhood Settings (Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2011).

Eric Freedman presented “‘It Needs to Be Told’: Pedagogical and Ideological Influences on Students’ Depictions of the Vietnam War” at the American Educational Research Association 92nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2011.

Tara Gibney and Evelyn O’Connor cowrote “Using Formative Assessment to Effectively Identify and Remediate Reading Issues in the Early Grades” in Insights on Learning Disabilities: From Prevailing Theories to Validated Practices, 8 (1), p. 37–51, 2011. Dr. Gibney presented, with B. Murphy, “School-Based Professional Development to Transform the Teaching of Reading Comprehension” at the 35th Annual Conference of the Reading Association of Ireland, St. Patrick’s College, Dublin, Ireland, September 2011.

Daryl Gordon wrote the book chapter, “Literacy in Two Lands: Refugee Women’s Shifting Practices of Literacy and Labor” in Educational Linguistics in Practice: Applying the Local Globally and the Global Locally (Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2011). He published “Trauma and Second Language Learning among Laotian Refugees” in the Journal of Southeast Asian American Education & Advancement, 6, 2011. He presented “Trauma and Language Learning Among Laotian Refugees” at the National Association for the Education and Advancement of Cambodian, Laotian and Vietnamese Americans National Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 2011, and he and Diana Schwinge, with B. Bateman and J. Hardman, presented “Developing Reflective Practitioners: Action Research in Preservice Teacher Education” at Building on Our Strengths: Second International Conference on Language Teacher Education, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, Minneapolis, MN, May 2011.

Tracy Hogan and Mary Jean McCarthy presented “Problem Representation in Science: How Experience Matters” at EpiSTEME 4: The Fourth Annual International Conference to Review Research on Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, Mumbai, India, January 2011.

Valerie Karr wrote, with V. Pineda, C. Ali and S. Meyers, Ensuring Rights in Development: Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with Select Case Studies from the MENA Region (New York: Open Hands Initiative, 2011). She published the article, “A Life of Quality: Informing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” in the Journal of Disability Policy Studies, online, 2011, (print: 22, p. 67–82, 2011). Dr. karr presented “How to Engage Media to Promote Awareness” at the UN Conference of States Parties for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, New York, NY, September 2011. She also presented, with S. Meyers, “Inclusive Advocacy and Action: Creating Social Change” and “Voices of Youth: The Perspectives of Youth With and Without Disabilities on Employment and Their Future” at the Multi-Stakeholders Workshop on People with Disabilities, Jakarta, Indonesia, July 2011, and “Inclusive Advocacy and Action: Creating Social Change” in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 2011.

Patricia Marcellino published “Fostering Sustainability: A Case Study of a Pilot Mentoring Program at a Private University” in Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 19 (4), p. 441–464, 2011.

Mary Jean McCarthy, Tracy Hogan and Emily Kang presented, with J. Craven, C. Manocchi-Verrino and A. Nevárex-La Torre, “Reading and Writing for Learning in Science: Practical Classroom Strategies to Engage Young Learners” at the Celebration of Teaching and Learning, New York, NY, March 2011.

Carl Mirra wrote “The Mutation of the Vietnam Syndrome: Underreported Resistance During the 1991 Persian Gulf War” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research, 36 (2), p. 262–284, 2011. He presented “An Oral History of Soldier Attitudes Toward the Enemy in Afghanistan” at the 125th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Boston, MA, January 2011, and “Insurgents, Accidental Guerillas, and Valleyism” at the Paris Conference on Afghanistan and the English-Speaking World Since 1979, St. Denis, Paris, France, October 2011.

Anne Mungai and Devin Thornburg wrote “Teacher Empowerment and School Reform” in the Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, 5 (4), p. 205–217, 2011. Dr. Mungai presented the following: “Women and Development in Africa: The Case of kenya” at the United Nations, New York, NY, March 2011; “Toward Improving Professional Development in High Need Schools” at the 55th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, Montreal, Canada, May 2011; and “Educational Issues and the Aspirations of Females in kenya” in Cape Town, South Africa, June 2011. She and Pavan Antony, with S. Park, presented “In Their Own Voices, Successes, Challenges of Raising Children with Severe Disabilities” at the 36th Annual TASH Conference, Atlanta, GA, December 2011.

Evelyn O’Connor, with M. Malow and B. Bisland, published “Mentorship and Instruction Received During Training: Experiences and Views of Alternatively Certified Teachers” in Educational Review, 63 (2), p. 219–232, 2011

Michael O’Loughlin wrote “Commentary on Scanlan & Adlam: [Anti?] Social Critics: Mangy Curs or Pesky Gadflies?” in Group Analysis, 44 (2), p. 149–154, 2011. He presented the following: “Working with Children’s Desires: Is a Pedagogy of Desire and Questions Possible Within Our Schools?” and “Desire and Demand in the School Lives of Children” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture & Society, New Brunswick, NJ, November 2011; with M. Charles, “Subjectivity in Schizophrenia: Phenomenological Studies of Psychosis” at the 17th International Congress for the Psychological Treatments of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 2011, and “Inquiring into the Phenomenology of Psychosis” at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August 2011; and, with M. Charles, J. Crosby, J. Malamed and A. Merchant, “A Qualitative Inquiry into the Experience of Persons with Chronic and Delimiting Psychiatric Disabilities” at the Annual Meeting of International Society for the Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and Other Psychoses, San Francisco, CA, October 2011.

Diana Schwingepresented “Action Research for Language Teachers: Becoming a Reflective Practitioner” at the International Conference on English Language Teaching, Perak, Malaysia, September 2011.

Stephen Shore presented the following: “Life on and Slightly to the Right of the Autism Spectrum: An Inside View Toward Success” in Shanghai, China, February 2011, at the 12th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Special Education, Windhoek, Namibia, July 2011, and at Region 16 Education Services Center 2011 Summer Autism Conference, Amarillo, TX, June 2011; “Relationships Are for People with Autism Too: Insights from Within the Spectrum” at the Current Trends in Autism Conference, Natick, MA, April 2011; “Evaluating Promising Approaches for Children with Autism: Matching Best Practice with Needs” at the International Meeting for Autism Research of the International Society for Autism Research, San Diego, CA, May 2011; “Understanding the Hidden Curriculum for People with High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Lifespan Approach to Understanding Autistic Thought, the Rage Cycle, Avoiding Meltdowns, and Some Social Narrative Tools” at YAI Network’s 32nd Annual International Conference, New York, NY, May 2011; “Promoting Social Inclusion of People with Autism and Other Disabilities in Education: An Inside Look,” “Effective Advocacy and Disclosure: People Supporting Those with Autism,” “Evaluating Different Approaches for Supporting Children with Autism” and, with k. Juno and U. kim, “Toward a More Inclusive Society” at the International Conference on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, kota kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, July 2011; “Developing Effective Self-Advocacy Skills: A Three Step Approach” at the Autism NOW Regional Summit, Austin, TX, August 2011; “Obstacles into Opportunities: Turning Away from Closed Doors and Opening Up New Ones” at the U.S. Autism & Asperger Association 2011 World Conference, Seattle, WA, October 2011; “Maximizing Success with Autism: Using Our Strengths to Achieve a Fulfilling and Productive Life” at the 30th Learning and the Brain Conference, Boston, MA, November 2011; “Managing Successful Transition to Higher Education and Employment for Adults on the Autism Spectrum” at Pathways to Independence: For Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Malvern, PA, November 2011; and “Educating Children with Autism: Matching Best Practice to Needs” at the 36th Annual TASH Conference, Atlanta, GA, December 2011. Dr. Shore and Pavan Antony presented “Comparing Approaches for Educating Children with Autism: Matching Best Practice to Needs” at the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Conference, Columbus, OH, November 2011, and “Tips and Tricks for Educating Children with Autism and Other Needs: Dramatization” at the 36th Annual TASH Conference, Atlanta, GA, December 2011.

Dante Tawfeeq coauthored, with P. Yu, “Can a kite Be a Triangle? Bidirectional Discourse and Student Inquiry in a Middle School Interactive Geometric Lesson” in the New England Mathematics Journal, XLIII, p. 7–20, 2011.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Cindy Arroyo presented “Symbol Comprehension and AAC in a Young Child with Cri Du Chat Syndrome” at the American SpeechLanguage-Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, November 2011.

Dana Battaglia presented: “Communications Strategies for Speech Pathologists and Teachers” at Autism: Building Bridges Among Practice, Education and the Law, St. John’s University, Queens, NY, March 2011; with M. MacDonald and M. Bainor, “Impact of Use of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) on Functional Communication for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Literature Review” at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO, May 2011; with M. Bainor, “Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS): A Review of Treatment Efficacy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders” at Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Focus on Socialization, Language and Communication, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, October 2011; and, with G. Moravcik and R. Domingo, “Autism Related Content in New York State Graduate Speech Pathology Programs” at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA, November 2011.

Robert Goldfarb presented “Oceans of the Brain” at the American Speech-LanguageHearing Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, November 2011.

Reem Khamis-Dakwar published “Early Acquisition of SVO and VSO Word Orders in Palestinian Colloquial Arabic” in Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXII–XXIII, p. 281–289 (Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011) and, with k. Froud and P. Gordon, “Acquiring Diglossia: Mutual Influences of Formal and Colloquial Arabic on Children’s Grammaticality Judgments” in the Journal of Child Language, online, 2011 (print: 39, p. 61–89, 2011).

Susan Lederer presented “‘Pretend I’m the Princess:’ Assessing and Treating the Language of Pretend Play” at the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association 55th Annual Convention and Exhibition, Houston, TX, March 2011. She and Reem Khamis-Dakwar, with J. Hoffman and T. Needham, presented “Effects of Using Yoga in Language Therapy: An ERP Study” at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, November 2011.

Florence Myers wrote “Treatment of Cluttering: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach” (p. 152–174) and she and Lawrence Raphael, with K. Bakker and K. St. Louis, cowrote “A Preliminary Comparison of Speech Rate, Self-Evaluation, and Disfluency of People Who Speak Exceptionally Fast, Clutter, or Speak Normally” (p. 45–66), both published in Cluttering: A Handbook of Research, Intervention and Education (East Sussex: Psychology Press, 2011). Dr. Myers presented “Cluttering: Its Nature and Treatment” at the Ninth World Congress of the International Stuttering Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 2011.

Fran Redstone and Ellen Kowalski (Department of Health Studies, Physical Education and Human Performance Science) cowrote “Influence of Balance on Oral-Motor Control of Speech: A Pilot Investigation” in Perceptual and Motor Skills, 112 (3), p. 749–760, 2011. Dr. Redstone presented “Positioning for Feeding for Children with Cerebral Palsy” at the European Seating Symposium, Dublin, Ireland, November 2011.

Yula Serpanos and Robert Goldfarb cowrote Professional Writing in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Workbook (San Diego: Plural Publishing, Inc., 2011). Dr. Serpanos published, with A. Berg, “High Frequency Hearing Sensitivity in Adolescent Females of a Lower Socioeconomic Status Over a Period of 24 Years (1985–2008)” in the Journal of Adolescent Health, 48 (2) p. 203–208, 2011, and, with A. Berg, B. Prieve and M. Wheaton, “Hearing Screening in a Well-Baby Nursery: Profile of Automated ABR-Fail/OAE-Pass” in Pediatrics, 127 (2), p. 269–275, 2011.

Department of Health Studies, Physical Education and Human Performance Science

Angela Beale presented “Impact of a Secondary Afterschool Aquatic Program to Train Minority Lifeguards” at the National Association for kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, January 2011. She and Sarah Doolittle presented, with B. Clocksin, R. Dunn, D. Hellison, J. Robin, D. Walsh, D. Watson and M. Whitley, “Teaching for Personal and Social Responsibility” at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2011.

Jenine Demarzo, Daniel Bedard, Anne Gibbone and Gregory Letter published Healthy and Sustainable Fundraising Ideas: Mobilizing Your Community toward Social Responsibility eBook (Champaign: Human kinetics, 2011).

Anne Gibbone presented, with U. Lysniak and S. Silverman, “Effective Teaching Strategies for Low Motor Skill Students” at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2011.

Ellen Kowalski wrote, with L. Lieberman, Assessment for Everyone: Modifying NASPE Assessments to Include All Elementary School Children (Reston: National Association for Sport and Physical Education, 2011). Dr. kowalski, with T. Davis and S. Rocco Dillon, presented “Use Your Senses! Sensory Integration Theory and Adapted Physical Education” at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2011.

Cynthia Proscia presented the following: “Google, Wiki, Moodle: Oh My” and “I Miss the Personal Connection—But Not in My Online Class” at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition, San Diego, CA, April 2011.

Paul Rukavina published, with W. Li, “Adolescents’ Perceptions of Controllability and Its Relationship to Explicit Obesity Bias” in the Journal of School Health, 81 (1), p. 8–14, 2011, and “Implicit and Explicit Obesity Bias in Pre-Adolescents and Their Relations to Self-Reported Body Mass Index” in Stigma Research and Action, 1 (1), p. 18–26, 2011. Dr. Rukavina, Angela Beale, Sarah Doolittle and Mara Manson, with W. Li, presented “Including Overweight Students in Physical Education Under a Social Ecological Constraints Theory” at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2011 and “Middle School Teachers’ Perceptions of Environmental Constraints for Inclusion of Overweight Students into Physical Therapy” at the International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education, A Caruña, Spain, October 2011. He also presented, with J. kim and W. Li, “Overweight or Obese Students’ Perceptions of Caring in Physical Education” at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2011.

This piece appeared in the Erudition 2012 edition.

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