Teacher Education

The Saint Joseph's University Department of Teacher Education is a vibrant department comprised of diverse faculty members. It is the goal of the faculty to prepare exemplary teachers, engaged citizens, and committed scholars.

Special Education

The Saint Joseph's University Special Education Department is a vibrant department comprised of dedicated faculty members with a wealth of educational experience. It is the goal of the faculty to prepare exemplary teachers, innovative school leaders, and educational researchers.

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Submissions from 2004

The Impact of Bela H. Banathy's Research on an Educational Scholar-Practitioner, Raymond Anthony Horn

The New Federal Definition of Educational Research: Implications for Educators Who Engage in Non-Positivistic Research, Raymond Anthony Horn

One ESL Reader's Strategies in Constructing Meaning with Limited Vocabulary Knowledge, Ailing Kong

Prior Knowledge, Vocabulary, & Comprehension: One ESL Reader's Sense-Making Strategies, Ailing Kong

Far to Go Before We Teach: Learning to be Literacy Teachers in Urban Classrooms, Althier M. Lazar

Book Chapter in "Defending Public Schools: Education Under the Security State", Sheila Landers Macrine

Building University Partnerships That Are Aligned with School District Objectives, Sheila Landers Macrine

Cooking the Books: Educational Apartheid and No Child Left Untested, Sheila Landers Macrine

Covert Military Recruiting Goes to High School, Sheila Landers Macrine

Emergent Literacy in Day Care Centers, Sheila Landers Macrine

Imagining a Global Democratic Public Sphere: Reclaiming Feminism, Schooling and Economic Justice, Sheila Landers Macrine

Interrupting the Cycle of Failure for Down Syndrome, Sheila Landers Macrine

Promoting Excellence in Early Childhood Education, Sheila Landers Macrine

Review of "World, Class, Women: Global Literature, Education and Literature", Sheila Landers Macrine

Catholic School Administration : Theory, Practice, Leadership, Robert H. Palestini

Doing Curriculum Design from a Poststructuralist Perspective: A Professional Development Seminar in Bolivia, Encarnacion Rodriguez

No More Pencils, No More Books, No More Teacher's Masterpieces!, Encarnacion Rodriguez

Preparing Teachers for Excellence and Equality in Public Education, Encarnacion Rodriguez

Race and Culture as Tools for Democratic Engagement in an Educational Psychology Course, Encarnacion Rodriguez

Social Justice and Education: Envisioning an Interdisciplinary Curriculum for a College of Education, Encarnacion Rodriguez

Constructing Meaning Through Graphic Organizers: An Intervention for Preparing Students for Success, Eileen F. Sabbatino

Constructing Meaning Through Graphic Organizers: A Strategy for Improving Reading and Writing, Eileen F. Sabbatino

Included Students Construct Meaning Through Graphic Organizer Instruction, Eileen F. Sabbatino

Partnership Promoting Successful Transition: Collaboration Between Urban Adolescents and Preservice Teachers, Eileen F. Sabbatino

Preservice Teachers and Transitioning Adolescents: Partners for a Brighter Future, Eileen F. Sabbatino

Authentic Assessment: Discover the Benefits of Teacher-Friendly Test Measures, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Connecting Performance Assessment to CEC, NCATE, and INTASC Standards and IEP Goals/Objectives, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Connecting Performance Assessment to CEC/NCATE/INTASC and State Standard Criteria: Providing Evidence of Quality Programs, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Facilitating Successful Outcomes for Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder from Primary Through Secondary School Years, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Partnership Promoting Successful Transitions: Collaboration Between Urban Schools and Preservice Teachers, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Preservice Teachers and Transitioning Adolescents: Partners for a Brighter Future, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Special Education Service Learning Opportunities un Urban High Schools Through University/School Partnerships, Cathleen G. Spinelli

The Child With ADHD: Strategies for Effective Assessment, Teaching, Treatment and Collaboration, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Submissions from 2003

A Guided Literature Learning Strategy, Mary D. Applegate

The Critical Reading Inventory: Assessing Students Reading and Thinking, Mary D. Applegate

Thoughtful Reading Assessment, Mary D. Applegate

Leadership as a Public Discourse: Integrating Gender and Race Scholarship in an Altered and Contested Society, Jeanne F. Brady

Locating Alternative Dynamic Leadership in Unlikey Public Places: The Civic Discourse and Performance Art of the Guerrilla Girls, Jeanne F. Brady

Rethinking Urban Education: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Comparison and Social Justice, Jeanne F. Brady

African-American Males and the Achievement Gap: a Critical Ethnography, Joseph K. Cifelli

Creative Planning of School Facilities, Terrance L. Furin

Cult of Self: Arrogance and the Death of History, Terrance L. Furin

High-stakes Testing: Death of Our Democracy?, Terrance L. Furin

How to Create and Cope with Sane Change, Terrance L. Furin

Strategic Planning, Terrance L. Furin

Yachay Wasi: Learning from Bolivia, Terrance L. Furin

Developing A Critical Awareness of the Hidden Curriculum Through Media Literacy, Raymond Anthony Horn

Editorial, Raymond Anthony Horn

The Employment of Ethical Decision-Making Frameworks in Education Change, Raymond Anthony Horn

The Texas Accountability System: Is Pennsylvania Next?, Raymond Anthony Horn

The Texas Model of High Stakes Assessment: Implications for Teacher Practice in Pennsylvania, Raymond Anthony Horn

Too Much Testing Harmful for Education, Raymond Anthony Horn

Utilizing Vygotski to Promote Critical Constructivism in the Age of Standardization, Raymond Anthony Horn

Scaffolding in a Learning Community of Practice: How a Class of Diverse Students Learned to Participate in Book Discussions, Ailing Kong

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The Road to Participation: The Construction of a Literacy Practice in a Learning Community of Linguistically Diverse Learners, Ailing Kong and P. David Pearson

A Philadelphia Story: An Urban Research-and-Assessment Based Literacy Program That Makes A Difference, Althier M. Lazar

Capturing 260 Degrees of a Child: Helping Preservice Teachers Develop Case Studies of Struggling Readers, Althier M. Lazar

Finding Ballast in Writing Instruction: An Examination of Professional Development Program, Althier M. Lazar

Can You Really Mentor Me? The Complexities of Race and Gender in the Mentoring Relationships of African American Female Students Mentored By White Female Faculty, Robin Vann Lynch

Possibilities, Potential and Problems of Cross-Race Montoring: Case Studies of Formally Mentored African American Students in a Predominantly White Institution of Higher Education, Robin Vann Lynch

Rethinking Urban Education: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Compassion and Social Justice, Robin Vann Lynch

Review of "American Education. 9th ed.", Robin Vann Lynch

Review of "Critical Pedagogy: An Introduction. 2nd. ed.", Robin Vann Lynch

Cognitive Processes: Bondage Pedagogy and Critical Tranformation, Sheila Landers Macrine

Imprisoning Minds: The Violence of Neoliberal Education or We are Not for Sale!, Sheila Landers Macrine

No Child Left Behind and Educational Apartheid, Sheila Landers Macrine

Sand: Close Up, It's Amazing!, Thomas E. McDuffie

The Human Touch in Educational Administration, Robert H. Palestini

Teacher Education and the Illusion of Education Reform: A Comparative Perspective, Encarnacion Rodriguez

Annual Update on the Philadelphia Start on Success Chapter's Progress, Eileen F. Sabbatino

Teachers' Workshop Tutorial: A Model Exemplary Lesson, Eileen F. Sabbatino

Collaboration in Action: An Urban School and Suburban Teacher Education Night Classes Unite, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Dealing with Cancer in the Classroom: The Teacher's Role and Responsibilites, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Dealing with Cancer in the Classroom: The Teacher's Role and Responsibilities, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Educational and Psychosocial Implications Affecting Childhood Cancer Survivors: What Educators Need to Know, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Educational and Psychosocial Implications Affecting Childhood Cancer Survivors: What Educators Need to Know, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Preparing Teachers to Meet the Educational-Psychological Needs of Children With Cancer, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Preparing Teachers to Meet the Educational-Psychological Needs of Children With Cancer, Cathleen G. Spinelli

Submissions from 2002

An Investigation of Critical Reading in Commonly Used Informal Reading Inventories, Mary D. Applegate

The Peter Effect: A Study of Motivational Pre-Service Teachers, Mary D. Applegate

The Peter Effect: Reading Habits of Pre-Service Teachers, Mary D. Applegate

Urban Education: A Critical Theory of Compassion and Social Justice, Mary D. Applegate

Feminist Ethics and Educational Reform: Education for Compassion and Social Justice, Jeanne F. Brady

Public Pedagogy: The Democratic Vision and Practice of Guerrilla Girls, Jeanne F. Brady

Transformative Leadership Through Alternative Curriculum, Jeanne F. Brady

Urban Education: A Critical Theory of Compassion and Social Justice, Jeanne F. Brady

Leadership in the Superintendency - Philosophy and Practice, Terrance L. Furin

Planning and Creating Facilities, Terrance L. Furin

The Vision Thing: What It Is and How To Use It To Strengthen Your Leadership, Terrance L. Furin

Differing Perspectives on the Magic of Dialogue: Implications for a Scholar-Practitioner Leader, Raymond Anthony Horn

Differing Stances on the Relationship Between Teacher Knowledge, Practice, and Inquiry, Raymond Anthony Horn

Facilitating the Development of Teachers as Transformative Intellectuals Through Their Development of Critical Literacy, Raymond Anthony Horn

Introducing the Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly, Raymond Anthony Horn

Magnet Schools: School Choice within Public Schools, Raymond Anthony Horn

Review of "Action, Talk and Text - Learning and Teaching Through Inquiry", Raymond Anthony Horn

The Leave No Child Behind Act, Raymond Anthony Horn

The New Federal Definition of Educational Research: Implications for Practitioners and Scholars, Raymond Anthony Horn

The Texas Model of High Stakes Assessment K-16: Implications for Teacher Preparation and Teacher Practice in Pennsylvania, Raymond Anthony Horn

Understanding Educational Reform: A Reference Handbook, Raymond Anthony Horn

'I Don't Think What My Mom Says Is Right': Opportunities to Educate for Intelligent Belief and Unbelief in Book Discussion, Ailing Kong