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Amy Bradshaw

Elected to a second three-year term as Vice President for Research and Publications of the Culture, Learning, & Technology (CLT) Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).
• Invited panelist (with OU colleagues) for a session of the Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC):
Beliveau, R., Bradshaw, A.C., Walker, Y., Meeks, L., Long-Wheeler, K., & Grant, C. (2018). Media, Information, and Citizenship Literacy: An Interdisciplinary Discussion, Panel Discussion at the Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Norman, OK.
• Invited Speaker at "Oklahoma Education: A Call to Action."
Bradshaw, A.C. (2018). All You Need is Love?, Presentation at "Oklahoma Education: A Call to Action", an event cosponsored by The Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, and The Women's and Gender Studies Center for Social Justice. Norman, OK (March 28).
• Recent book chapter:
Bradshaw, A.C. (2018). Minding the stories we tell: Acknowledging and addressing implicit narratives in IDT, in Hokanson, Clinton, & Kaminski (eds.)  Educational Design and Narrative: Story and Instructional Design (pp. 231-247). New York: Springer.

• A full-text version of an in-press article scheduled for this summer is available online now:
Bradshaw, A.C. (in press). Reconsidering the instructional design & technology timeline through a lens of social justice. TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning. Available:

Mike Crowson
Associate Professor Mike Crowson was one of 13 recipients of University Libraries' Alternative Textbook grants for implementing open educational resources for their classes in the 2018-2019 academic year. The grants from these projects alone are projected to save OU students more than $850,000 over the next three years. Previous recipients of the Alternative Textbook Grant have already saved OU students over $1.9 million since the program began in 2014.

Crowson is an associate professor of educational psychology. He specializes in research methods and statistics and received his Ph.D. in Educational Research at the University of Alabama. He has been with OU since 2002. He primarily teaches courses in introductory, intermediate, and advanced statistics. Dr. Crowson will be developing a website combining openly licensed videos textual information, access to powerpoints and embedded practice problems for EIPT 5023, "Analysis of Quantitative Data."

Xun Ge

Professor Xun Ge ecently concluded a two-week scholarly visit to the University of Hong Kong (Nov. 20 – Dec. 2, 2017). Ge was recipient of  “Faculty Visitor” and the “Robert Black College Outstanding Visiting Fellow” by the University of Hong Kong.

During her visit to the University of Hong Kong, Ge made two presentations, "A design architecture for supporting interdisciplinary collaborative problem-based learning (ICPBL)using information and communications technologies (ICTs)," and
"Self-regulation and problem solving: Designing scaffolding mechanism to support problem-based learning." In addition, Ge also had the opportunity to visit with the faculty of education, discussing research projects and providing mentoring sessions to their doctoral students.

Mohammed Almutairi

A special education doctoral candidate, Almutairi delivered a presentation entitled "Immigrant Parents of Children with Disabilities Involvement" at the 40th annual TED Conference held in Savannah, Georgia.

Tracy Sinclair

Tracy Sinclair

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education Ph.D. student Tracy Sinclair was named the 2018 Council for Exceptional Children Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year. Sinclair is a student in the special education program.

Belkis Choiseul-Praslin
Choiseul-Praslin, a doctoral student in special education, accomplished the following this fall:
• Designated an Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholar.
• Presented twice and facilitated at facilitated at Oklahoma Transition Institute 2017.
• Presented at the DCDT conference.

Ashley Proctor
Proctor served as a facilitator for the Oklahoma Transition Institute in October 2017.

Barbara Greene Book

Barbara Greene
Professor Barbara Greene recently published the book "Self-Efficacy and Future Goals in Education." Learn more about the book here

2017 MTSS Volunteers

Thank you to our volunteers at the Multi-Tier Systems of Support/Response to Intervention (MTSS/RTI) Oklahoma conference, Nov. 15-16 at the Moore-Norman Technology Center.

Nancy Marchand-Martella
Ron Martella

1.        Marchand-Martella, N.E., & Martella, R.C. (2017, November). Multi-tiered behavior support: A primer (Session 1). Invited address presented at the Early Childhood Conference of Oklahoma, State Department of Education, Oklahoma City, OK.
2.        Marchand-Martella, N.E., & Martella, R.C. (2017, October). The big ideas of effective instruction within an MTSS framework. Invited address presented at the Fall Oklahoma School Psychology Association Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
3.        Marchand-Martella, N.E., & Martella, R.C. (2017, October). When it comes to providing instruction, remember to be like Kevin Bacon. Invited address presented at the Fall Oklahoma School Psychology Association Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
4.        Martella, R.C., & Marchand-Martella, N.E. (2017, October). Providing behavior support for all students: Navigating behavior management in today’s classrooms. Invited address presented at the Fall Oklahoma School Psychology Association Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.

Teresa DeBacker

Associate Dean and Professor Teresa DeBacker completed national training to be a CAEP Site Visitor on national accreditation teams.