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Julie Rainer Dangel

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Biography

Julie Rainer Dangel is a professor in Early Childhood Education at Georgia State University. Her research interests include teacher development and constructivist theories. She is past-president of the Association of Constructivist Teaching. She has published articles in a variety of journals including Action in Teacher Education, The Journal of Teacher Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, and The Constructivist. She currently co-chairs the Commission on Clinically-Based Practice and chairs the Research Committee sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators. She has served for seven years as the university liaison at a Professional Development School in a large urban district.

Publications

Rainer Dangel, J., Fulton, L., Dana, N., and Clift, R. (2012). Moving an initial manuscript to publication. Action in Teacher Education, 34(2), 111-1121.

Rainer Dangel, J. (2012). Multiple Perspectives: Wither scholarship in the work of enhancing the quality of teaching and learning. Teacher Education and Practice, 24(4), 443-447.

Rainer Dangel, J. (2011). An Analysis of the Research on Constructivist Teacher Education. In Education 17(2). Retrieved from http://ineducation.ca/article/analysis-research-constructivist-teacher-education (Empirical, international journal)
Dooley, C., Rainer Dangel, J., & Faran, L. (2011). Critical issues in teacher education. Action in Teacher Education, 33(3), 298-313.

Rainer Dangel, J. & Hooper, S. (2010). Researching pedagogy in a Professional Development School. Submitted to School-University Partnerships, 4(1).

Rainer Dangel, J. & Durden, T. (2010). The nature of teacher talk during small group activities. Young Children, 65(1), 74-81.

McIntyre, C. & Dangel, J. (2009). Teacher Candidate Portfolios: Routine or Reflective Action. Action in Teacher Education, 31(2) 74-85.

Rainer Dangel, J., Dooley, C., Truscott, D., Swars, S., Smith, S., & Williams, B. (2009). Professional development schools: A study of change from the university perspective. Action in Teacher Education, 30(4), 3-17.

Durden, T. & Rainer Dangel, J. (2008). Teacher-involved conversations with young children during small group activity. Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 28(3), 235-250.

Rainer Dangel, J. & Matthews, M. (2008). Developing doctoral students as scholarly writers. The Constructivist, 19(1).

Rainer Dangel, J., Guyton, E., & Bowen, C. (2005). Constructivist pedagogy in primary classrooms: Learning from teachers and their classrooms. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education 24, 237-245.

Rainer Dangel, J. (2005). Assessment: Building on prior knowledge and personal experiences. Gateways to Teacher Education, 17(1), 31-39.

Rainer Dangel, J. & Guyton, E. (2004). Aligning teacher education and standards-based reform. SRATE Journal 13(1), 57-70.

Rainer Dangel, J. & Guyton, E. (2004). An emerging picture of constructivist teacher education. The Constructivist, 15(1), 1-35.

Rainer Dangel, J. & Guyton, E. (2003). Coming together respectfully: Community in
teacher education. Policy and Practice in Education, 10 (2), 38-60.

Rainer, J. & Matthews, R. (2002). Ownership in teacher education. Action in Teacher
Education, 24(1), 22-30.

Rainer, J. & Guyton, E. (2001). Structures of community and democratic practices in graduate teacher education, teacher change and linkages facilitating change. Action in Teacher Education, 23(2), 23-37.

Matthews, M. & Rainer, J. (2001). Quandaries of teachers and teacher educators in integrating literacy and mathematics. Language Arts 78(4), 357-364.

Rainer, J., Guyton, E., Jones, M., & Parrish, C. (2000). A constructivist approach to teacher education. SRATE Journal, 9(2), 40-45.

Rainer, J. (1999). Faculty living their beliefs. Journal of Teacher Education, 50(3), 192-199.

Rainer, J. & Guyton, E. (1999). From issues to action: Changing to a constructivist teacher education program. Journal of Professional Studies, 6(2), 23-33.

Rainer, J. & Guyton, E. (1998). Democratic practices in teacher education and elementary classrooms. Teaching and Teacher Education, 15(1), 121-132.

Rainer, J. & Guyton, E. (1998). Profiles of successful and unsuccessful students in an urban teacher education program. Teacher Educators Journal, 8(1), 40-59.

Rainer, J., Guyton, E., Lynch, L. & Terry, P. (1997). A program for teachers of children in poverty. SRATE Journal, 6 (2), 39-44.

Rainer, J., Guyton, E., Jones, M., & Parrish, C. (1996). The power of a retreat experience in developing community in a constructivist master’s program. SRATE Journal, 5(2), 7-13.

Rainer, J., Harrell, S. and Antrim, C. (1995). Preparing teachers in public schools. SRATE Journal, 4(1), 41-46.

Rainer, J. & Guyton, E. (1994). Developing a constructivist teacher education program: The policy making stage. Journal of Teacher Education, 45 (2), 1 7.

Buttery, T. & Rainer, J. (1994). Professional development: A collegial process. GATEways to Teacher Educators, 7, 21-30.

Rainer, J. (1993). An alternative preparation program in early childhood education. GATEwavs to Teacher Education, 6(1), 18 23.

Guyton, E., Rainer, J. & Bullard, I. (1993). An alternative preparation program in early childhood education: Description and comparison of alternative and traditional students. Teacher Education and Practice, 6(1), 21 29.

Guyton, E., Paille, E., & Rainer, J. (1993). A Collaborative Field Based Urban Teacher Education Program: Process and Problems. Action in Teacher Education. 15 (3), 7 11.

Guyton, E. & Rainer, J. (Summer, 1996). Guest Editors for thematic issue on Constructivist Teacher Education, ACTION in Teacher Education.

Feinberg, J., Rainer Dangel, J., & Bohan, C. (2011). Partnership building in a context of change. In C. Bohan (Ed.) Clinical Teacher Education: Reflections from an Urban Professional Development School Network. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Rainer, J. & Jones, M. (2002). Autonomy and community in teacher education. In J. Rainer (Ed.), Reframing teacher education: Dimensions of a constructivist approach. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishers.

Rainer, J. (2002). Case III: Name Calling. In Quisenberry, N. L., & McIntyre, D. J. (Eds.), and Duhon, G. (Case Studies Author). Racism in the classroom: Case studies. Olney, MD and Reston, VA: Association for Childhood Education International and Association of Teacher Educators.

Guyton, E., Rainer, J. and Wright, T. (1997). Developing a constructivist teacher education program. Research on the education of our nation’s teachers: Teacher education yearbook V. (Empirical, peer reviewed yearbook)
Rainer Dangel, J., Harris, T., Gϋven, S. (2011). Dimensions of constructivist teacher education. Proceedings from the International Congress on Curriculum and Instruction, Eskisehir, Turkey
Gϋven, S. and Rainer Dangel, J. (2011). Primary education curriculum in Turkey: A constructivist approach, Association of Constructivist Teaching Newsletter, From the Field
2(3), 4-6.
McIntyre, C., Rainer Dangel, J., Johnston, M., & Borowitz, B. (2011). A tale of two teachers. Association of Constructivist Teaching Newsletter, 2(2), 3-5.
Dawkins Jackson, P. & Rainer Dangel, J. (2011, March). Using cross-career learning communities to enhance teacher development at a PDS. Proceedings from the Professional Development School National Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Rainer Dangel, J. & Maxwell, N. (2011, March). Pre-service teachers’ perceptions and knowledge or reading instruction in first and third grade PDS classrooms. Proceedings from the Professional Development School National Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Rainer Dangel, J. (2010). Review of the book, Innovations in Teacher Education: A Social Constructivist Approach. The Association for Constructivist Teaching, Newsletter, 1(1), 15-16.
Rainer Dangel, J. (2010). Review of the book, Participatory Learning in the Early Years. Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development.
Durden, T. & Rainer Dangel, J. (2009). Review of the book, Forming Ethical Identities in early Childhood Play. Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development.
Dawkins Jackson, P. & Rainer Dangel, J. (2009). Cross career learning communities at work. PDS Partnerships, 4(3), 9.

 
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