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Jewell E. Cooper

  • Associate Professor
  • Teacher Education and Higher Education, UNCG
  • jecooper@uncg.edu
  • (336) 334-3438
  • 317 Curry Building

**Interests: Human development and multicultural education **Education: University of North Carolina at Greensboro

There are 13 included publications by Jewell E. Cooper :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
The ABCs for pre-service teacher cultural competency development 2009 1020 In an effort to combine pre-service teachers' self-reflection with their field experiences to enhance their cultural competency, this study adopted Schmidt's ABC's (Autobiography, Biography, and Cross-cultural Comparison) Model in two courses in a pr...
Beyond the Joys of Teaching: Stories from Four Novice Secondary Teachers 2013 7 The purpose of this study was to document four novice secondary teachers' experiences as they progressed from the last year in their teacher education program through their first three years of teaching. Autobiographies, interviews, and focus groups ...
A decade of concern: A review of multicultural science education issues in The Science Teacher 2005 2430 Multicultural science education has long been of interest to the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). In 1991, NSTA adopted a position statement on multicultural science education, which was revised in 2000. In 1993, Mary M. Atwater's articl...
High-Performing High Schools: Patterns of Success 2005 1178 What makes high schools successful in a high-stakes accountability environment? This case study used documents, interviews, and site visits to create profiles of 11 diverse North Carolina high schools with records of high performance on state assessm...
"If Only They Would Do Their Homework:" Promoting Self-Regulation in High School English Classes 2005 567 This study examined ways that seven high school English teachers attempted to promote higher levels of self-regulation and students' responses to their efforts. Researchers met with teachers once a week for three months to design higher-order reasoni...
Journey of "Becoming": Secondary Teacher Candidates' Concerns and Struggles 2012 82 The article presents a study on the apprehension and difficulties of secondary educators. The participants belonged to the CUI 450-Educational Psychology and CUI 545-Diverse Learners courses. The data analysis employed narratives and interviews. The ...
Middle School Reform Through Data and Dialogue: Collaborative Evaluation with 17 Leadership Teams 2001 206 This report describes a 2-year, longitudinal study of one school district‘s effort to link site-based, collaborative evaluation with formal, centralized program evaluation. Participants formed a research team in partnership with a local university. T...
A model for examining teacher preparation curricula for inclusion. 2008 681 There is an increasing need for highly qualified teachers as described by the current legislation in No Child Left Behind (2002). Since this legislative mandate has been enforced, recent initiatives have signaled teacher education programs to examine...
On negotiating White science: a call for cultural relevance and critical reflexivity 2011 71 This article is a response to Randy Yerrick and Joseph Johnson’s article “Negotiating White Science in Rural Black America: A Case for Navigating the Landscape of Teacher Knowledge Domains”. They write about research conducted by Yerrick in which vid...
Project RESTART: Preparing Nontraditional Adult Teacher Education Candidates to Become Special Education Teachers 2007 195 In North Carolina, where the state must hire 10,000 teachers every year just to fill existing classrooms, highly qualified special education teachers are included in the top three areas of greatest teacher shortage, behind math and science. Such need...
Strengthening the Case for Community-Based Learning in Teacher Education 2007 379 Knowledge of learners‘ assets beyond the traditional structure of school can provide preservice teachers with essential gateways to connecting learners with the content to be studied, and with forming beneficial social relationships that can enhance ...
Struggles and strategies in teaching: voices of five novice secondary teachers 2011 227 A study examines five pre-service teachers over a period of two years during their teacher education program to understand their difficulties and the strategies they employed to face their struggles. The study collected data from participants through...
Toward a Conceptual Framework of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: An Overview of the Conceptual and Theoretical Literature 2012 1274 The United States is a diverse country with constantly changing demographics. The noticeable shift in demographics is even more phenomenal among the school-aged population. The increase of ethnic-minority student presence is largely credited to the n...