Faculty Profile for Dr. Ellen Duchaine

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Dr. Ellen Duchaine
Senior Lecturer — Curriculum And Instruction
ED 3060
phone: (512) 245-1694

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

Teaching Students with Challenging Behaviors (E/BD)
Teaching Reading and Writing to Students with Disabilities
Universal Design for Learning & Differentiated Instruction
Direct 'Interactive' Instruction
Classroom Management
Building Acceptance within the Classroom

Research Interests

Effective Instruction
Teacher Prep to Meet the Special Education Needs of Students
Understanding the Lives of Individuals with Disabilities
Response Cards
Authentic Assessments in Teacher Preparation
Influence of Courses with a Focus on a Multicultural Perspective

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Duchaine, E. L., Reynosa, R. J., & Garza, R. (2021). Secondary Mathematics and Science Teachers Prepared for Inclusion. Insights into Learning Disabilities: From Prevailing Theories to Validated Practices, 19(2), 103–126.
  • Duchaine, E. L. (2020). How to Plan for Success in Co-teaching Environments. In Mastering the Art of Co-teaching.
  • Duchaine, E. L. (2019). Advancing the Social Standing of Students from Educationally At-risk Populations:  Students who Learn, Look, Speak, Behave, or Believe Differently. In Acceptance, Understanding, and the Moral Imperative of Promoting Social Justice Education in the Schoolhouse. Wilmington, Delaware: Vernon Press. Retrieved from www.vernonpress.com
  • Duchaine, E. L., & Fain, A. C. (2018). The Inclusive Classroom: Engaging All Students. In Stars in the Schoohouse: Teaching Practices and Approaches that Make a Difference (pp. 31–52). Wilmington, DE, USA: Vernon Press. Retrieved from www.vernonpress.com
  • Duchaine, E. L. (2018). Personal Dependability:  On the Way to Adulthood. In The Turbulent Times: Confronting Challenges in Emerging Adulthood. Madison, WI: Atwood Publishing.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society. 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. December 2019
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Scholarship, College of Education. February 2019
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Teaching, College of Education. February 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. 2018

Selected Grants

  • Harter, Rod A (Principal), Seidman, S (Principal), Werner, Patrice H (Principal), Garza, Ruben (Co-Principal), Duchaine, Ellen L (Other). Comprehensive Evaluation of the Teacher Residency for Critical Shortage Areas (TRP-CSA) at Texas State University, U.S. Department of Education's Teacher Quality Partnership Program, Federal, $644862. (Funded: 2014 - 2019). Grant.
  • Harter, Rod A (Principal), Garza, Ruben (Co-Principal), Seidman, S. (Principal), Werner, Patrice H (Principal), Duchaine, Ellen L (Other). Teaching Residency for Critical Shortage Areas (TRP-CSA), U.S. Department of Education's Teacher Quality Partnerships Programs, Federal, $2730342. (Funded: 2011 - 2014). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Guest Editor
Learning Disabilities: A Comtemporary Journal
September 2018
Honor's Thesis Supervisor
2020-Present
Dissertation Committee Member
University of Cologne
2020-Present
Other
Special Education Program Course Alignment
September 2017-Present
Member
Graduate Elementary Program
August 2017-Present