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Educational Foundations

Educational Foundations & Special Education

Jean Swindle PhD
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Jean  Swindle PhD

Assistant Professor
Contact:
423-439-5751 /
Warf-Pickel 428

 

 

 


EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Instructional Leadership in Education, University of Alabama.

  • M.A. Secondary Education, University of Alabama (Asunción, Paraguay).

  • B.S. Business Administration: International Business Concentration, Coker College.

COURSES TAUGHT

  • EDFN 3301 Issues in Education

  • EDFN 3310 Educational Psychology

  • EDFN 4018 Honors Thesis

  • EDFN 5050 Social and Political Influences on Schools

  • EDFN 5950 Methods of Research

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Swindle, J. (June, 2016). Book Review of Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice by Carla Shedd. Teachers College Record.

SELECTED REFEREED PRESENTATIONS

  • Swindle, J.; Adams, N.; Adams J.; & Ingrams, A. (2019, November). Access Granted, PerspectivesDenied: Challenges to Telling the Stories of Desegregation in Southern Education Institutions through Archival Data. Presentation at annual meeting of the American Education Studies Association (AESA), Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Swindle, J., & Jones, K. (2018, November). Heeding the Voices of Novice Teachers: Moving Beyond the One and Done and Two and Through Non-Renewal Practices in Urban School Districts at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA), Greenville,South Carolina.

  • Swindle, J. (2018, June). Context, Culture, and Cognition: What Reality Pedagogy Really Means for the Brain at the annual meeting of the Illinois Teacher Leader Institute (ITLI), Naperville, Illinois.

  • Swindle, J. (2018, May). Always Dr., Never Ms.: Negotiating the (Hyper)/(In)Visibility of the Black Female Scholar at the 14th annual meeting of the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (ICQI), Champagne-Urbana, Illinois.

  • Swindle, J. (2018, April). Unequal Languagehoods: Pre-service Teacher Language Beliefs about Different Child Migrants at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York City, New York.

  • Swindle, J. (2017, May). Beliefs, Perceptions, and Assumption: (Un)Forgiving Units of Analysis. Presentation at the annual meeting of the International Conference on Qualitative Inquiry (ICQI), Champagne-Urbana, Illinois.

  • Swindle, J. (2016, November). The Force of Folk: An Analysis of Pre-Service Teacher Language Beliefs about Different Child Migrants. Presentation at annual meeting of the American Education Studies Association (AESA), Seattle, Washington.

  • Swindle, J. (2016, April). The Force of Folk: Pre-service Teachers, Language Beliefs, and Child Migrants. Presentation to annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, D.C.

  • Swindle, J. (2016, February). Folk Linguistic Reign in Critical Educational Domains: Analysis of Pre Service Teacher Language Beliefs about Different Child Migrants. Presentation to annual meeting of the Southeast Philosophy of Education Society (SEPES) & South Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (SAPES) Joint Conference, Asheville, North Carolina.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • M. Ray Loree Most Outstanding Dissertation Award, College of Education, University of Alabama, 2016-17

  • College of Education Excellence in Service Award, University of Alabama, 2016

  • Certificate of Distinction, Most Outstanding Graduate Student, Social and
    Cultural Studies, College of Education, University of Alabama, 2016

  • Excellence in Service Award, University of Alabama Graduate School, 2015

  • Paul G. Orr Memorial Fellowship, 2014-2016

  • Elizabeth Meese Award in Feminist Research, University of Alabama, 2014

SELECTED GRANTS RECIEVED

  • Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Resources (2019), Principal Investigator Teaching with Primary Sources at Rockford University.

  • Research Grant, Rockford University, (2019). 

  • Project LEAD (Leaders in Education Advocating for Diversity), Rockford University (2019).
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