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Dr. Gina Grogan

RESEARCH AGENDA  

Dr. Grogan's primary research has been in the area of inclusion and the effect that teacher training has on general education teachers' attitudes and effectiveness when working with children with special needs.  Dr. Grogan also has interest in the use of Response to Intervention (RTI) in the public school system as well as in socio-economic status as related to standardized test scores.

PROFESSIONAL WRITINGS AND RESEARCH

Grogan, G., & Kennedy, D. (2013).  Evaluating the effectiveness of national assessment scores as a tool for comparison with other nations.  Journal of Interdisciplinary Education, 12(1), 1-19.

Whitten, L., Grogan, G., Lowrance, L., & Nelms, C., (2013).  A longitudinal study of the relationship of recreational social media use to state mandated writing exam scores, high school English grades, school attendance, and discipline referrals.  Conference Proceedings Hawaii International Conference on Education.  (pp. 2038- 2047). 

Dildine, G. (2010). General education teachers' perceptions of their role in developing individualized education programs and their use of IEPS to develop instructional plans for students with disabilities, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN.

Thompson, C., & Dildine, G. (2010). First to the top in narrative writing: Top 10 tips for teaching narrative writing. Tennessee Reading Journal.

Thompson, C., Dildine, G., & Hall, L. (2008). A comparative analysis of the effects of teaching strategies used by fifth grade teachers on TCAP writing scores in a low socio-economic school Poster Session. American Association for Teaching and Curriculum conference: Austin, TX.

Invited Presentations

Grogan, G., & Orellana, K. (2013).  The role of general education teachers in IEP development: General education teacher perspectives and recommendations for improvement. Tennessee CEC Fall Conference, Nashville, TN. 

Whitten, L., Grogan, G. (2013). A longitudinal study of the relationship of recreational social media use to state mandated writing exam scores, high school English grades, school attendance, and discipline referrals.  Presentation at Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Grogan, G., (2012).  Manageable solutions for providing accommodations for students with disabilities in the inclusive classroom.  Presentation at Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators, Little Rock, AR. 

Grogan, G. (Aug, 2011). Teaching Students with Disabilities in the Inclusive Classroom. Lincoln County Schools, Fayetteville, TN.

Dildine, G. (June, 2011). Teaching Students with Disabilities in the Inclusive Classroom. Lincoln County Schools, Fayetteville, TN.

Dildine, G. (Feb, 2011). Special Education: An Introduction. Tennessee State University, Gallatin, TN.

Dildine, G. (March, 2010). Special Education: An Introduction. Tennessee State University, Gallatin, TN.

Grants

Grogan, G., & Stewart, G. (2013). Measuring the Effectiveness of Wrap-Around Support Services to Participants in the Federally Funded Troops to Teachers Program as a Means to Significantly Increase Utilization, Retention, and Completion. U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences.  

Grogan, G., & Whitten L. (2012). ASSET (Academic Support for Soldiers and Spouses Entering Teacher Education).  Grant submitted to Departments of Education and Defense.