Faculty Profile for Dr. Sandra Elaine Duke

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Dr. Sandra Elaine Duke
Senior Lecturer — School of Family & Consumer Sciences
FCS 123
phone: (512) 245-7274

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Sandra Duke received her PhD in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from Texas Tech University with a minor in Cross-Cultural Studies. During her master’s and doctoral work, she had a ten-year career with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as a county extension agent and regional program manager for Better Living for Texans (Food Stamp Nutrition Education). Other professional endeavors include secondary classroom experience in Family and Consumer Sciences as well as corporate and entrepreneurial experience.

Teaching Interests

Teacher preparation and methods and foundational family and consumer sciences integration.

Research Interests

Mobile Learning, Educational Effectiveness, Social Capital, Teacher Preparation and Retention

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Godfrey, R. V., & Duke, S. E. (2015). Global Perspectives on Mobile Learning in Home Economics/ Family and Consumer Sciences. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 44(2), 172–183. https://doi.org/10.1111/fcsr.12134
  • Duke, S. E., & Godfrey, R. V. (2014). Leadership in mobile technology: An opportunity for  family and consumer sciences teacher educators. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 106(3), 36–40.
  • Godfrey, R. V., & Duke, S. E. (2012). Home Economics and Mobile Learning: Reaching the Unreachable. In Global Sustainable Development: A Challenge or Consumer Citizens (e-book) (p. Available at www.educationforsustainabledevelopment.org). Bonn, Germany: International Federation for Home Economics.
  • Rambo, P. K., Thompson, L. D., & Duke, S. E. (2012). Food Science. Lubbock, Texas, United States: Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences. Retrieved from http://www.ccfcs.org/

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2017 College Award for Excellence, College of Applied Arts. August 25, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Delta Pi. December 2015

Selected Service Activities

Member
Non-tenure Line Faculty Committee
August 2018-Present
Member
San Marcos High School FCS Advisory Committee
January 2019-Present
Member
Consumer Affairs Search Committee
October 2018-Present
Member
ID Search Committee
August 2018-Present
Member
Non-tenure Line Faculty Committee
August 2018-Present