dwake

Donna Wake

Associate Professor

dwake@uca.edu

Mashburn 100

(501) 450-5403

Educational Background

Ed.D., Temple University, Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in Education (C.I.T.E.). Program Focus: Reading/Literacy/English Language Arts
M.A.,La Salle University, Education
M.A.,University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Art History
B. A., Hendrix College, English Literature
English Language and Literature

Teaching Field Specialization

Current Coursework
MAT 5310: Analysis and Practice of Teaching
MAT 6314: Diagnosis Reading/ECE
MAT 6320: Literacy Seminar for Teachers

Previous Coursework Taught
History of Modern Art
Contemporary Art
Theories of Human Learning
Literature for Children
Educational Technology
Middle Level Methods in Language Arts and Social Studies
Foundations of Reading
Methods of Teaching English in Secondary Schools
Developing Content Readers
Educational Assessment
Literature for Young Adults

Research Interests and Areas

Bunn, G. & Wake, D. (2014). Motivating factors of nontraditional post-baccalaureate students pursuing initial teacher licensure. The Teacher Educator, xx(xx), xx-xx.
Wake, D. & Whittingham, J. (2013). Teacher candidates’ perceptions of technology supported literacy practices. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 13(3). Retrieved from http://www.citejournal.org/vol13/iss3/languagearts/article1.cfm.
Wake, D. (2012). Exploring rural contexts with digital storytelling. Rural Educator, 33(3), 23-37.
Wake, D. & Mills, M. (2014). Edcamp: Listening to the voices of teachers. Paper accepted for presentation in “brief paper” category at the Society for Information Technology and Education (SITE) annual conference, Jacksonville, FL.
Wake, D. (2013). Authentic voices from the newly initiated: Graduate teacher education candidates blog about teaching and learning. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2013 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Wake, D. (2013). Teacher centered paradigms in candidates’ perceptions of technology and literacy instruction. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2013 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Wake, D. & Whittingham, J. (2013). Digital writing in the early grades: What emergent writers can teach us. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2013 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Wake, D. & Modla, V.B. (2012). Using wikis with pre-service teachers: Promoting collaborative practice and contextual analysis. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 44(3), 243-265.

Specialty Areas

Teacher Narrative
Writing Instruction/Writing Process
Critical Literacy
Diversity in Education
Multiliteracies
Teacher Education Reform
Technology in Education
Assessment