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Dr. Bettie Barrett

 

RESEARCH AGENDA  
My research interests lie in the area of global citizenship education, specifically, the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for communication, critical literacy, social justice, environmental, economic, and democratic literacies.

PROFESSIONAL WRITINGS AND RESEARCH

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2010). Civic education attitudinal trends of high school students post 9-11. [Electronic version]. National Social Sciences Journal ( in press).

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2008). Teaching students to become environmentally democratic world citizens. National Social Sciences Perspectives Journal, 39. Retrieved from National Social Science Association

Barrett, B. (2007). Music strategies for social studies. SRATE Journal 15(1), 44-50.

Barrett, B. (2005). PDAs: The culture of our children. Proceedings of the Inclusive and Supportive Education Congress, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland (CD). United Kingdom: Inclusive Technology Ltd.

Barrett, B, (2001). Detecting and dealing with outliers in univariate and multicariate contexts. (Eric Document Reproduction Service No. ED448189)

Capraro, M., Capraro, R., & Wiggins Barrett, B. (2000). A comparison of the effects of gender, socioeconomic status, race and grades on standardized test scores. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED444867)

Presentations

Buttery, T.J., & Barrett, B. (2014, February). Online publishing in the SRATE Journal. Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Buttery, T.J., & Barrett, B. (2014, February). What teachers should know about childhoon suicide. Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Barrett, B., & Buttery, T.J. (2013, October). Research and publishing in the ATE Journal, and the SRATE Journal. Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE), Sarasota, FL.

Barrett, B., Buttery, T.J., & Bruster, B. (2013, October). Common core standards and social studies. Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE), Sarasota, FL.

Barrett, B., Bruster, B., & Buttery, T. J.  (2013, March). The internet: Using primary source documents and writing activities to teach the Holocaust. Presented at the National Social Science and Technology Association, National Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Buttery, T. J., Luck, D., & Barrett, B. (2013, March). Writing  for professional publication. Presented at the National Social Science and Technology Association, National Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Buttery, T. J., & Barrett, B. (2013, February).  Online publishing in the SRATE Journal.  Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), National Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Buttery, T. J., & Barrett, B. (2013, February).  Biracial children: Racial identification, self-esteem, and school adjustment.  Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), National Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Barrett, B. (2012, October).  Literacy and social studies   Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE); Little Rock, AR.

Buttery, T. J., & Barrett, B. (2012, February).  Working with attention deficit disorder children: What should teacher educators know?  Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), National Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Buttery, T. J., & Barrett, B. (2012, February).  Online publishing in the SRATE Journal.  Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), National Conference, San Antonio, TX,.

Barrett, B., & Buttery, T. J. (2011, October).  Literacy and social studies   Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE); Savannah, GA.

Buttery, T.J., & Barrett, B. (2011, October).  Research and publishing in the ATE Journal, the SRATE Journal, and the GATE Journal.  Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE); Savannah, GA.

Buttery, T. J., & Barrett, B. (2011, February). Writing and publishing in the SRATE Journal. Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), National Conference, Orlando, FL.

Buttery, T. J., & Barrett, B. (2011, February). The concept of hope and its role in student suicide prevention. Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), National Conference, Orlando, FL.

Barrett, B., Buttery, T. J., Luck, D. D. (2010, November). Publishing in the SRATE Journal. Presentation at the annual convention of the Southeast Regional Association of Teacher Educators, Nashville, TN.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2010, April). Geography and wind power. Presentation at the
National Social Science Association technology conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Buttery, T. & Barrett, B. (2010, February). Understanding hope and its role in student suicide prevention. Presentation at the Association of Teacher Educators conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Buttery, T. J., & Barrett, B. (2010, February). Writing for professional publication (workshop). Presented at the Association of Teacher Educators, National Conference, Chicago, IL.

Buttery, T. & Barrett, B. (2010, February). Online publishing in the SRATE Journal.
Presentation at the Association of Teacher Educators conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Barrett, B., Bruster, B., & Buttery, T. (2009, November 6). Preparing teachers with essential literacies for global citizenship [PowerPoint slides]. Paper presented at the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.

Bruster, B., Deitrich, M., & Barrett, B. (2009, October). Vocabulary, using language and
literature in school, at home, and in the community. Presentation at the Tennessee Association for the Education for Young Children conference, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Luck, D., Buttery, T., Barrett, B. (2009). Writing for the SRATE Journal. Presented at Southeast Regional Association of Teacher Educators, Louisville, KY.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2009, April). Spreading the word: Going green at school and home [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the National Social Sciences Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Barrett, B., & Buttery, T. (2009, February). Literacy exemplars essential for global citizenship. [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educator’s Conference, Dallas, Texas.

Buttery, T., & Barrett, B. (2009, February). Mental health and childhood suicide. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educator's Conference, Dallas, Texas.
Buttery, T., & Barrett, B. (2009, February). Writing for professional publication in the SRATE Journal. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educator's Conference, Dallas, Texas.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2008, November). Closing the achievement gap in literacy. [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Barrett, B. (2008, August). Greening of the social studies curriculum [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the National Social Sciences Association’s Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2008, August). Civic education attitudinal trends of high school students post 9-11 and suggested solutions for K-12 [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the National Social Sciences Association’s Conference, Princess cruises, Alaska.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2008, February). The conundrum: Does the attitudinal survey concerning democratic and economic values support additional social studies curriculum development in the diverse elementary classroom: Part II [PowerPoint slides]. Presentation at the Association of Teacher Educators Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2007, November). Using literature to help teach civic and democratic principles [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the Tennessee Reading Association Conference, Franklin, TN.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2007, November). The conundrum: Civic education survey results and its impact on pre-service teacher preparation [PowePoint slides]. Presented at the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators conference, St. Louis, Missouri.

Barrett, B., Deitrich, M., & Brown, T. (2007, August). The Conundrum: Does the attitudinal survey concerning democratic and economic values support additional social studies curriculum development in the elementary classroom: Part 1 [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Barrett, B. (2007, February). Embedding audio into on-line course instruction [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the Association of Teacher Educators Conference, San Diego, California.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2006). Handheld computers: How they can improve your students' reading skills [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the International Reading Association's Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

Barrett, B. (2005, November). How to use microsoft reader to help jmprove reading skills. Presented at the Tennessee Reading Association Conference, Franklin, Tennessee.
Luck, D., Roberson, P., Barrett, B. (2005, October). Increasing accountability demands in teacher education; Presented at the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Nashville, Tennessee;

Barrett, B. (2005, August). Handheld computers—The culture of our children. Paper presented at the Inclusive and Supportive Education Congress. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

Barrett, B. (2005, April). How handheld computers can help special needs children [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the Council for Exceptional Children, Baltimore, Maryland.

Barrett, B. (2004, June). PDA's for special needs students and their teachers [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the China-US Conference on Educating Students With Special Needs, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

Barrett, B. (2003, November). Where will you be in the summer of 2004? Workshops for assessment under the new standards, learning expectations, accomplishments, and state performance indicators [PowerPoint slides]. Presented at the Tennessee Reading Association Conference, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Barrett, B. (2000, November). Distance learning and technology uses as an alternative to twentieth century monolithic high school buildings. Paper presented at the Southern Regional Council of Educational Administration Conference, Nashville, Tennessee.

Grants

Barrett, B. (2007, May 3). Social studies civic education. APSU Faculty Research Grant, $1,174.00;

Barrett, B. (2002, October-December). Perry County school district's 21st century community learning center program (Part of No Child Left Behind Act). Mississippi Department of Education, $1.2 million.

Barrett, B. (2001,October). Expanding Excellence in Multicultural and Diversity Study Opportunities for Educational Professionals at USM. Aubrey Keith and Ella Ginn Lucas Endowment.

Other

The Journal of the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators is an outlet for educational researchers throughout the southeast region of the U.S. Editors – Thomas Buttery, Don Luck, Bettie Barrett

Barrett, B. (2008 to present). Assistant Editor for the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators Journal, hosted by Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee.

Barrett, B., & Deitrich, M. (2010, April). Geography and wind power [PowerPoint slides]. To be presented at the National Social Science Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Buttery, T., & Barrett, B. (2010, February). Understanding hope and its role in student suicide prevention. To be presented at the Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Buttery, T., & Barrett, B. (2010, February). Online publishing in the SRATE Journal [PowerPoint slides]. To be presented at the Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Barrett, B., Nicodemus, P., Deitrich, M., & Brown, T. (2007, March 22). Attitudinal survey on civic education. APSU IRB approval of research for study number 07-012.

Barrett, B. (2005, April). How handheld computers can help special education children. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Baltimore, Maryland.

Barrett, B. (2004, June 11-14). PDA's for special needs students and their teachers. Paper presented at the China-US Conference on Educating Students With Special Needs, Beijing, People's Republic of China.