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Vita

Patricia A. Dickenson Ed.D

PRESENT POSITION:   

Assistant Professor                                        thewiredprofessor@gmail.com

National University                                         (831) 250‑7677 (home tel & fax)

3031 Tisch Way                                             (408) 236-1136 (office)

San Jose, CA, 93                                           website: http://www.doctorofed.com

EDUCATION

Ed.D, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. Major Program: Educational Psychology, 2009.

M.A., California State University, Dominguez Hills, California: Teaching and Curriculum, 2004.

B.A. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, California. Major: Psychology & English, 2000.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Socio-cultural and motivational processes in classroom learning and instruction, with a focus on mathematics and technology in English learners; teaching/learning issues related to academic achievement in public school settings, including mathematics-related assessment and professional development for teachers.

CREDENTIALS

2003    Ryan Multiple Subjects Professional Clear Teaching Credential

2008    Preliminary Administrative Service Credential

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2012-Present

Assistant Professor and Lead Faculty, National University, School of Education, Teacher Education

2010-Present

Lecturer, University of California, Santa Cruz, Masters of Arts in Education, Teaching Credential

2010-2012

Lecturer, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Santa Cruz, Masters of Arts in Teaching Online

2009-2007

Mathematics Coach, Los Angeles Unified School District, Limerick Avenue Elementary School, Canoga Park, California

2007-2005

Mathematics Teacher, Los Angeles Unified, Lawrence Middle School, Chatsworth, California

2001-2005

Elementary Teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District, Menlo Avenue Elementary School, Los Angeles California

2001-2000

Mitratech, Technical Writer, Culver City, California

1998-2000

Linuxcare, Technical Writer, San Francisco, California

Honors and Awards 

Emerging Leader- Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development

Division C Mentorship Program- American Educational Research Association

Massachusetts State Scholarship, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1994-1998

Pi Lambda Theta, International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education

PUBLICATIONS

Bender, S., & Dickenson, P. (2016) Utilizing Social Media to Engage Students in Online Learning: Building Relationships Outside of the Learning Management System. In Increasing Productivity and Efficiency in Online Teaching. Hershey, PA. IGI Global.

Dickenson, P., Keough, P., & Courduff, J. (2017). Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for the Inclusive Classroom (pp. 1-323). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-1753-5

Dickenson, P. (2017). What do we Know and Where Can We Grow?: Teachers Preparation for the Inclusive Classroom. In P. Dickenson, P. Keough, & J. Courduff (Eds.), Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for the Inclusive Classroom (pp. 1-22). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-1753-5.ch001

Dickenson, P., Jaurez, J. (2016). Increasing Productivity and Efficiency in Online Teaching. Hershey, PA. IGI Global.

Dickenson, P. A. (2016). Creating an Online Web Presence for Instructional Use. Retrieved 25 May. 2016 from http://www.igi-global.com/video.aspx?ref=creating-online-web-presence-instructional&titleid=137623.
Dickenson, P. (2016, March) The Flipped Classroom in a Hybrid Teacher Education Course: Teachers’ Self-Efficacy and Instructors Practices. Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching. http://faculty.nu.edu/blogs/jrit/
Dickenson, P., & Sistek-Chandler, C. (2016). Blending Digital Content in Teacher Education Programs. In J. Keengwe, & G. Onchwari (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age (pp. 286-308). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-9680-8.ch015

Dickenson, P., & Montgomery, J. (2016) The Role of Teacher Leadership for Promoting Professional Development Practices. In Innovative Professional Development Methods and Strategies for STEM Education. Hershey, PA. IGI Global. http://www.igi-global.com/book/innovative-professional-development-methods-strategies/132775#table-of-contents

Dickenson, P., Hall, M. T., & Courduff, J. (2016). Moving beyond the Basics: The Evolution of Web 2.0 Tools from Preview to Participate. In B. Guzzetti, & M. Lesley (Eds.)Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media (pp. 24-45). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8310-5.ch002

Dickenson, P. (2015). Flipping the Classroom in a Teacher Education Course. In Curriculum Design and Classroom Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (pp. 1022-1039). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8246-7.ch056

Dickenson, P. (2014). Flipping the Classroom in a Teacher Education Course. In J. Keengwe, G. Onchwari, & J. Oigara (Eds.) Promoting Active Learning through the Flipped Classroom Model (pp. 145-162). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4987-3.ch008

Dickenson, P. (2015). Flipping the Classroom in a Teacher Education Course. In Curriculum Design and Classroom Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (pp. 1022-1039). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8246-7.ch056


Dickenson, P. (2014). Redesigning Teacher Education Programs to Meet the Needs of Today’s Second Career Pre-Service Teachers. In P. Breen (Ed.), Cases on Teacher Identity, Diversity, and Cognition in Higher Education (pp. 61-86). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-5990-2.ch003

Dickenson, P., (2009), Goal orientation of Latino English language learners: The relationship between students’ engagement, achievement and teachers instructional practices in mathematics, University of Southern California.

CONFERENCE AND PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Dickenson, P. (December 3, 2016)  Exploring the Math Practice Standards with Webtools. Presented at the California Math Conference, Asilomar CA.

Dickenson, P. & Montgomery, J. (April 14, 2016) Teachers Lead Teachers in Professional Development. Unpublished paper presented at the National Council of Teaching Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Dickenson, P. (April 10, 2016) Does Real-time Collaboration Improve Student Assessment? Unpublished paper presented at the American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Dickenson, P. (April 12, 2016) Why Second-Career Professionals Choose to Teach and the Experiences that Shape their Practice. Unpublished paper presented at the American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Dickenson, P. (2016) Project-based learning for Deeper Mathematical Learning with Web 2.0 tools. Presented at the Monterey Bay Area Mathematics Project (MBAMP) Conference: Leveraging the Power of Technology in the Mathematics Class, California,  February 27, 2016.

Dickenson, P. (November, 2015). Exploring the Motives, Strategies and Tensions of Early Career Academics.  Unpublished paper presented at the Eighth International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies and the e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies knowledge community  (November 2, 2015), Santa Cruz, California.

Dickenson, P., & Sistek-Chandler, C. (November, 2015). Facilitating Group Work for Productivity and Efficiency.  Unpublished paper presented at the Eighth International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies and the e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies knowledge community  (November 2, 2015), Santa Cruz, California.

Dickenson, P. (May, 2015). Second Career Preservice Teachers: Why They Become Teachers. Unpublished paper presented at the International Conference for Academic Disciplines (May 26, 2015), Boston, Massachusetts.

Dickenson, P., Keough, P., & Padover, W. (April, 2015). Faculty Perceptions of Teaching and Advising as it Relates to University Expectations. Unpublished paper presented at the Society of Professors of Education (April, 2015), Chicago, Illinois

Dickenson, P. (2014) “Redesigning Teacher Education for Second-Career Teachers.” Presented at Center for Scholastic Inquiry Conference. San Francisco, April 11, 2014.

Dickenson, P. & Sistek-Chandler, C. (December, 2014). Designing online courses with a 21st Century Framework, Presentation, eLearning Strategies Symposium, San Mateo, CA.

Dickenson, P. (2013) “Using Web-Based Tools in Teacher Education Course.” Presented at the FantastTech Virtual Conference, November 14, 2013.

Dickenson, P. (2013) “Exploring the Standards for Mathematical Practice with Web-Based Tools.” Presented at the National Council of Teaching Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland, October 17, 2013.

Dickenson, P. (2013) “Preparing Student Teachers for Twentieth-Century Learners.” Presented at the National Council of Teaching Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland, October 16, 2013.

Dickenson, P. (2013) “Using Web Tools to Help ELL’s Tell Their Stories and Engage in Achievement.” Presented at the 68th Annual Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development in Chicago, Illinois, March 17, 2013.

Dickenson, P. (2013) “Developing School and University Partnerships” Presented at the 68th Annual Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development in Chicago, Illinois, March 17, 2013.

Dickenson, P. (2013) “Preparing Student Teachers for 21 Century Learner.” Presented at the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education in Honolulu, Hawaii, January 5, 2013.

Dickenson, P. (2013) “Research and Best Practices to Engage the Online Learner” Presented at the Fall Computer User Educators (CUE) Conference in Napa Valley, California, October 26, 2013.

Dickenson, P. (2013) “Technology Tools for Learning Mathematics” Presented at the Fall Computer User Educators (CUE) Conference in Napa Valley, California, October 26, 2013.

Dickenson, P., (2012) What Young Leaders Need to Know: Becoming a Leader in Education. Presented at the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 26, 2012.

Dickenson P., (2010). Goal Orientation of Latino English language learners: examining the relationship between engagement, achievement and teaching practices in mathematics. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Denver. Colorado, April 29, 2010.

Dickenson P., (2010). Standard-based Teaching Practices in Mathematics: examining students’ achievement in elementary and middle school classrooms. Presented at the National Council of Teaching Mathematics Regional Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 8, 2010.

Dickenson P., (2009). Making Mathematics Meaningful. Presented at the California League of Middle Schools Annual Conference, May 10, 2009.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Consultant to Princeton Review educational publisher on mathematics intervention program (2009)
  • Consultant to Bay View Academy Charter school in Monterey California on instructional curriculum (2011)
  • Mentor for Pay It Forward, Scholarship and Mentoring Program for California State University, Monterey Bay.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Education Research Association (Division C, Social Context of Education; Division G, Learning & Instruction; Motivation in Education SIG
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Council of Teaching Mathematics
  • National Educators Association
  • California Teachers Association

LINGUISTIC/COMMUNICATIVE PROFICIENCY

Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish/English)

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