Interested in applied linguistics, second language learning, classroom environment, and technology integration.
Alfrayan, Reem http://www.linkedin.com/pub/reem-a-alfrayan/5/467/748/
Developing a new generation of Saudi businesswomen leaders. Research interests are directed to policy reform for entrepreneurial development in the Saudi educational system, and workforce.
Bilingual Education, Multiculturalism, Critical Pedagogy, Immigration, Education Policy
Educational leadership and organizations, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Leadership Development, Multicultural Education
Literacy Studies, International writing programs, Education in the Middle East Programs & Departments in Transition
Avila Reyes, Natalia http://ucsb.academia.edu/NataliaAvilaReyes
International Sites of Writing, Writing Program Administration, Higher Education and Professional Writing, Writing Across the Curriculum, Advanced Literacies, Genre Theory, Digital Literacies
Research Methodology, Secondary Data Analysis, Survey Design & Research, Structural Equation Modeling, Longitudinal Studies, Latino/a Education, Immigrants, Postsecondary Education
Narrative-based and game-based learning, digital pedagogy, classical and web language learning, Latin, online literacy, mobile education.
Second-Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, English Language Development, Teacher Education & Professional Development, the Education of English Language Learners, and Common Core State Standards,
Quantitative Research Methodology, Program Evaluation, Latent Class Analysis, Latent Growth Modeling, Secondary Mathematics Education, Algebra Placement Practices, Gender differences in STEM subjects
Research Interests include: Educational Leadership, Educational Policy, Masculinity, Chican@/Latin@ Students, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Access, and Diversity Education.
Latina/o Parent-Adolescent Health, Communication and Relationships
Effects of disciplines-based & strengths-based models of authentic learning on student engagement, agency & identity formation
Science Education, University Science Education Outreach, Higher Education, Teacher Education
Choi, Jane http://ucsb.academia.edu/JaneChoi
Language and social interaction, discourse analysis, Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts, bilingualism and biculturalism, second language acquisition, heritage language maintenance
Corella Morales, Meghan
Bilingualism, SLA, ESL and EFL, Language Proficiency Assessment, Sociocultural Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Social Justice, Language, and Education
Issues of Diversity and Equity of Access for Underrepresented Students, Latina/o Graduate Student Identity, Sociocultural Theory, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Higher Education Policy, Critical Race Theory, and Community Cultural Wealth.
Visual rhetoric, visual identity, second language writing development, business and technical writing.
Math Education, Math Attitudes, Careers in STEM, Latent Class Analysis, Longitudinal Data, Evaluation
De Piero, Zack
Writing, WAC/WID, First-Year Composition, Creative Writing, Pedagogy, Educational Technology, Affect
Special Education, Families and Disability, Stakeholders and Disability, Early Childhood Special Education, Inclusion, Disabilities Rights, Autism, Low Incidence Disabilities.
Mathematics Education, equity and access, gender, postsecondary mathematics, computational thinking, STEM education
Estrada, Maricela (Mari) ucsb.academia.edu/MariEstrada
Small Group Work, design of work teams, development and use of Professional Learning Communities, Assessment of available Knowledge, Skill & Expertise to complete the task, Professional Development and Leadership
Community Colleges, Transfer Students, Higher Education Policy, Equity and Diversity in Education, Survey Design, Mixed Methods
Galicia, Mario http://ucsb.academia.edu/MarioGGaliciaJr
Urban education, school to prison pipeline, ethnographic research methods, program evaluations, Latina/o urban youth culture, immigrant education, critical pedagogy
Gonzalez, Lorna http://ucsb.academia.edu/LGonzalez
Language, Literacy, & Composition (specialization, Technology & Society (PhD emphasis, Focus: New Media Composition & Information Visualization
Grigsby, Timothy http://ucsb.academia.edu/TimothyGrigsby
Digital story telling, After school programming, Cultural Historical Activity Theory, UC Links / Fifth Dimension, Teacher education
Grimm, Ryan http://ucsb.academia.edu/RyanGrimm
Reading disabilities, Reading comprehension, English Language Learners, Special Education assessment, Research methods and latent variable modeling, and Neuroanatomy of learning disabilities
International Education, Science Education, Cognitive Science, Secondary Science, Cultural Border Crossing, Experiential Learning, Adult Education, Science embedded in everyday life
Reintegration and education of Liberian Refugees back into their homeland with the closure of West African (Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Ghana) refugee camps.
Hallowell, David http://ucsb.academia.edu/DavidHallowell
Child & Adolescent Development (Interdisciplinary Emphasis in Cognitive Science): Spatial Reasoning, Early Geometric Reasoning, Neo-Piagetian Theory (Case & Okamoto), STEM Education, Construction Play (LEGO Engineering & Robotics)
Internationalization of Higher Education, Intercultural Adaption, Institution Services for International Students
Children's historical thinking, Social Studies Education, International and Comparative Education, Moral Education
Teaching and Learning, Teacher education and professional development, teacher candidate problem formulation
SLA, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Family Language Policy, Heritage/community language maintenance, ESL/EFL, Sociocultural Linguistics, Language assessment, Psycholinguistics, Language & Cognition.
Writing; Teaching of Writing; Development of L2 writing; Writing across the curriculum
Science education, engineering education, technology education, environmental science education, elementary -- higher ed., engineering design thinking, outreach programs, community college outreach.
Second Language Teaching and Learning, Inter-cultural Communication
Joo, Jenna (Ji Eun)
Second Language Acquisition/Education, Vocabulary Learning/Assessment, Lexical Inferencing, Technology-mediated Learning
Kim, Ann Y
My research interests are in the areas of ethnic/racial identity, immigrant family dynamics, parent-child relationships displayed through language, quantitative methodology.
Child and family outcomes of early childhood services, Autism spectrum disorders, Disability policy and families
Kim, Sunny (Jung Sun)
Research interests: autism spectrum disorders; Specialization: improving social skills in individuals with autism and training school staff
La Joy, Jonna
Mathematics and Science Education and Learning, Child and Adolescent Development, Quantitative Research Methodology
Langlo, Tatzia http://ucsb.academia.edu/TatziaLanglo
Education, Cultural Impact in Education and Development of Global Learning Teaching Communities, Cognition and learning, Language, Identity, and Power
Bilingual language development, Dual Immersion Program, Heritage Language Maintenance
Second-language acquisition, Bilingual/multilingual students, Teacher Identity and Philosophy, Applied Linguistics
Technology and Second Language Acquisition
Learning Design, Assessment, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Conceptual Web Design/information Architecture, Practical Application of Learning Theory to Technology, Grant writing for curricular innovation and/or assessment, Online course design and development
Special education focus- Transition programs(workforce and higher education), disability studies, special education teacher preparation, low-incidence disabilities, assistive technology
Montgomery, Laquita Spivey http://ucsb.academia.edu/LaQuitaMontgomery
Culturally and linguistically diverse families of children with disabilities, parent-to-parent support groups, access and equity, applied behavior analysis in schools and communities
Science Education (STEM/STEAM Education), Program/Project Evaluation, Quantitative Research Methodologies
STEM Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Quantitative and Qualitative Methodology, Higher Education, Program Design and Evaluation
I am generally interested in different types of methods used to analyze large scale national data sets. The majority of my own research incorporates a type of latent variable model known as latent class analysis (LCA).
Navaez Cardona, Elizabeth
Teaching and researching on higher education writing, Teacher Education and Faculty development programs in Latin America
Special Education, Autism, Family and Disability, Parent Training and Services for Families from Culturally Diverse Backgrounds
Autism, Applied Behavior Analysis, parent training and education, family support
Organizational Culture, Organizational Theory, Job Satisfaction and Job Engagement (especially higher education administrators and staff), Qualitative Methods
Interdisciplinary emphases: Writing Studies, Applied Linguistics
Research: Second Language Writing for International Undergraduate Students, WAC/WID, Engagement in Writing Tasks, L2 Student Writer Identity, Academic Writing in Foreign Contexts, Qualitative Research
After-school program, minority, Comparative and international Education
Mixture models such as latent class model, restricted latent class model and diagnostic classification model, and their application to educational measurement
Southeast Asian American Education, Higher Education Persistence & Retention, Educational & Occupational Aspirations
Early childhood education, children's conflict resolution, theories of mind, emotion recognition, and movement/dance intervention.
Latino Parental Engagement
Genre theory, Writing research across the disciplines and communities, and Civic engagement and community literacies
Higher education, STEM, program evaluation, online education, internationalization
My interest is on how children learn fractions or proportions and specifically how to improve their learning of them .
Starr, Billi Jo
My research interests are prevention and intervention methods for meeting the academic and social/emotional needs of students, specifically those with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD), special education advocacy for ethnic minority youth in the juvenile justice system, and the school to prison pipeline for youth with educational disabilities..
Sterling, Ken MBA
Online learning: how to assess needs and use hybrid education to enhance learning. Creating entrepreneurship programs for colleges (especially liberal arts colleges).
Instructional technology, pedagogy and policy in online/distance/massive learning in community colleges.
Research interests are heritage language maintenance, education policies related to racial equity, impact of national/state language and education policies on immigrant students' academic performance, bilingualism/multilingualism, second language acquisition, parents' role in children's education, and ensuring social relevance in language classrooms.
Mathematics Education, Professional Development, Probability and Statistics, Assessment
Southeast Asian Americans, ethnic identity, gender, higher education, parent involvement.
Trust, Torrey http://ucsb.academia.edu/TorreyTrust
Educational technology, instructional design, social media, web 2.0 tools, teaching and learning with technology, and teacher education.
Bilingual Education, Two-way Immersion Programs, SLA, Applied Linguistics
Educational Anthropology; Cultural Production; Sikh and Punjab Studies
Educational Leadership and Policy, Title I Schools, K-12 Teacher Pedagogy, Student-Athletes, Program Evaluation, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Grant Writing
Social Network Analysis; Mixed-Methods; Sociology; Social Capital; Race; Mixed-Methods; Educational Equity; K-12 Public Education.
Kinesthetic K-12 STEM Learning and Enrichment Curriculum, Next Generation Science Standards - Relevant and Fun Implementation
Early Childhood Computer Science/Computational Thinking
Second/foreign language teaching and learning, Technology and Education, Comparative Education and Cultural Studies
Professional development, Lesson Study, Teaching and Learning, Math Education
Research interests include creating intervention strategies to improve young children's numerical development. Currently involved in research concerning preschoolers' mathematics cognition.
Literacy Studies, Teaching College-Level Writing, Composition and Rhetoric, Assessment of Writing, Expressivism, Quantitative Methods
Community Colleges, First-Year Experience Programs, Transfer Students, Former Foster Youth in Higher Education
Second Language Acquisition, Cultural influences on learning and interactions amongst preschoolers, Outdoor Classroom Environment, Autism, Linguistics
Special Education, Behavioral Interventions, Academic Interventions, Bilingual Parent Training, Parent Teacher Interactions
K-12 Science Education, Issues of Equity in Science Education
Positive Adaptation, Stress, and Social Support in Fathers of Children on the Autism Spectrum
Teacher Education, Autism, AAC devices, Food Flexibility, Direct Instruction, Positive Behavioral Support in Cultural Context, English Language Learners & School Staff Training
Science Education, Teacher Education, Equity and Access