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Dr. Rebecca Slayden-McMahan

RESEARCH AGENDA  

PROFESSIONAL WRITINGS AND RESEARCH

Published Articles

McMahan, R. (2013). Authentic science: The electronic curriculum authentic teaching grades K-8: From pedagogy to practice. Journal of Social Sciences Research, (1), 109-145.

Presentations

McMahan, R. & Bruster, B. (2013). Merging literacy into science instruction through problem-based learning STEM activities. Presented at the NSTA Regional Conference, Charlotte, NC.

McMahan , R., Sanders, A., & Lynch, E. (2013). Redefining diversity: The diversity research consortium. Presentation at International Organization of Social and Behavioral Research, Atlanta City, NJ

McMahan , R. (2013).  Authentic science teaching- from pedagogy to practice: The electronic curriculum. Presentation at International Organization of Social and Behavioral Research, Atlanta City, NJ.

McMahan, R. (2012, April). Authentic science teaching: The electronic curriculum. National Technology and Social Scienc Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

McMahan, R. & Assad, A. (2009). Authentic science lab classroom project: Educationally preparing teachers to assist K-8 students entering STEM-related fields in the nation’s workforce Presented at SRATE (Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators, Louisville, KY.

Grants

McMahan R. Gold, M. & Bruster, B. (2012).  Access and Diversity Grant: Collaborative Diversity Research Consortium. Tennessee Board of Regents, Access and Diversity Initiative Grants.

McMahan, R., & Bruster, B. (2012). Language arts: Engagement and delivery of common core standards content and skills through inquiry-based learning in science. Improving Teacher Quality Grant.

McMahan, R., & Pirkle, S. Science and Mathematics Project ($475,000) Funded by a Congressionally-directed non-competitive grant through the United States Department of Education FIPSE program.