Amanda Carter, Ph.D.

Nevada State CollegeAssistant Professor

Location: NSE Building, Office 340
Phone: (702) 992-2526
Fax: (702) 992-2516
Email: amanda.vandehei@nsc.edu

Curriculum Vitae, Link to: (PDF)

Education

Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
M.Ed., Literacy Education, Lesley University
B.A., Elementary Education, minor Teaching Spanish, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire

Profile

Dr. Carter has worked in elementary education in Las Vegas, Nevada for ten years teaching first, second, fourth and fifth grade. She received her in Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her research interests include teacher education and pedagogy, teacher racial identity, critical literacy, and multicultural education

Courses Taught

EDEL 443 Teaching Elementary School Science
EDRL 407 Teaching Literature
EDRL 442 Literacy Instruction I
EDRL 451A Content Area Literacy Elementary
EDRL 461 Diagnostic Assessment and Instruction Literacy

Recent Scholarly Activities

Villanueva, N., VandeHei, A., & Kaalberg, K. (2012, August) Exploring field experience models and the impact on preservice teacher literacy education. Single paper presentation as part of the Emerging Scholars Series accepted for presentation at the summer meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators in Boston, MA.

Villanueva, N., VandeHei, A., & Kaalberg, K. (2012, August) Exploring field experience models and the impact on preservice teacher literacy education. Single paper presentation accepted for presentation at the annual National Council for the Teachers of English in Las Vegas, NV.

VandeHei, A., & Haddad, Z. (2013, April) Bridging Dialogic Instruction and Teacher Self-Disclosure: A Case Study of a University Multicultural Education Course. Single paper presentation accepted for presentation at the annual American Educational Research Association in San Francisco, CA.

Villanueva, N., VandeHei, A., & Kaalberg, K. (2013, September) Students Perception of Grading Contracts in an Advanced Composition Classroom: A Case Study. Single paper proposal submitted for presentation at the summer meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators in Washington, D.C.

Other Information

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Educational Research Association
Association of Teacher Educators
National Council for the Teachers of English
National Writing Project
Southern Nevada Writing Project

International Experiences

Study Abroad Cuernavaca, Mexico
People to People Teaching Puntarenas, Costa Rica

 

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