Dr Sarah Anderson

  • Senior Lecturer in Education (Professional Learning & Leadership)

Biography

Sarah has a PhD in Teacher Education with a cognate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Dakota, USA in addition to a master’s degree in special education and an undergraduate degree in teaching secondary level social sciences. Sarah is a Fulbright Scholar to Norway (2011-2012) whose project regarding American Studies provided teachers with professional development as well as opportunities for pupils to learn about the US while practicing English language skills. Her concurrent research involved appraising the effectiveness of Norwegian teachers using established evaluation frameworks. She continues to work with the Fulbright Commission serving on the national committee for English Language Teaching Assistantships for Western Europe. From 2012-2020 Sarah worked at Mayville State University in the role of associate professor and accreditation coordinator. As a teacher educator, she has instructed graduate and undergraduate pedagogical courses at the secondary level, taught courses in special education, advised capstone portfolios, and supervised clinical experiences. Her research interests include teacher appraisal for continual improvement, progress monitoring for response to intervention, high-impact practices, and effective instructional strategies. Her current research projects include case studies appraising teacher impact on P-12 student learning and exploring predictive validity of selectivity factors in teacher training. Sarah is active in her state working to influence legislation and administrative rules regarding teacher licensing. Before accepting a full-time position in higher education, Sarah was a high school special education teacher who worked with students with emotional disorders, learning disabilities and other health impairments and taught English.

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2008
Number of items: 17.

2020

Anderson, S. K. , Hagen, B. D., Smith, K. D., Whitsel, C. and Duffield, S. (2020) Multiple measures of student learning: a case study examination of completer impact. Action in Teacher Education, (doi: 10.1080/01626620.2020.1842820) (Early Online Publication)

2019

Smith, K., Wageman, J. J., Anderson, S. K. , Duffield, S. and Nyachwaya, J. (2019) The relationship of academic indicators and professional disposition to teaching skills: A secondary data analysis. Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 8(1), pp. 106-118. (doi: 10.5929/2019.1.14.8)

Anderson, S. , Hagen, B. D., Whitsel, C. M., Dulski-Bucholz, A. L., Smith, K. D. and Willeson, A. M. (2019) Leveraging case study research: A mechanism for measuring teaching effectiveness. Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 31(1), pp. 37-66.

2018

Anderson, S. , Duffield, S., Ferro, K. and Defeo, D. (2018) Using NExT Survey Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Cross-Institutional Collaboration. 71st Annual American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) National Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 22-24 Feb 2019. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. , Duffield, S. and Olson, A. (2018) Examining the Reliability and Validity of Teacher Candidate Evaluation Instruments. Examining the Reliability and Validity of Teacher Candidate Evaluation Instruments, 13 February 2019. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. et al. (2018) Preparing Effective Teachers: Multiple Approaches to Ensure Teaching Quality and Impact. Project Report. NExT, Minneapolis, MN.

2017

Anderson, S. and Hagen, B. (2017) Completer Impact: Leveraging Case Study Research to Address the Challenges of Standard 4. 2018 Spring CAEP National Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, March 13-16, 2018. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. , Duffield, S. and Olson, A. (2017) The Student Teacher Observation Tool: Supporting Candidate Growth & Program Improvement. the 70th Annual American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, March 1-3, 2018. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. (2017) AACTE Chapter develops statewide student teacher observation tool. [Website]

2016

Anderson, S. , Duffield, S. and Olson, A. (2016) A Statewide Student Teacher Evaluation Tool. 2017 Spring CAEP National Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 22-24 March 2017. (Unpublished)

2015

Anderson, S. (2015) Digital Teaching and Learning: Technology-Empowered Pedagogy in American Education. Annual Conference of the American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR), Stavanger, Norway, October 23-25, 2015. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. K. and Terras, K. L. (2015) Teacher perspectives of challenges within the Norwegian Educational system. International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 14(3), pp. 1-16.

2014

Anderson, S. , Basha, S. and Jez, R.J. (2014) DISES Showcase-Becoming International: Benefits of Reaching Out Around the World. 2015 Council for Exceptional Children National Convention and Expo, San Diego, California, USA, 8-11 April 2015. (Unpublished)

2013

Anderson, S. , Terras, K. and Dagfinrud, M. (2013) Appraising teacher quality in Norwegian schools. International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, 3(8), pp. 16-42.

2012

Anderson, S. K. and Chiasson, K. (2012) Ecological factors in social skill acquisition: High school students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders. Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship, 1(1), pp. 1-24.

2011

Anderson, S. K. (2011) Teaching the emotionally disturbed: Solutions in programming. 2011 Conference of the American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR) and the British Politics Society, Norway (BPS): Contemporary Challenges in the US and the UK, Drammen, Norway, 27 October 2011. (Unpublished)

2008

Anderson, S. K. (2008) Sosniak & Hersch Gabelko’s every child’s right: Academic talent development by choice, not chance. Teaching and Learning, 22(3), pp. 164-165. [Book Review]

This list was generated on Sun Nov 29 14:06:38 2020 GMT.
Number of items: 17.

Articles

Anderson, S. K. , Hagen, B. D., Smith, K. D., Whitsel, C. and Duffield, S. (2020) Multiple measures of student learning: a case study examination of completer impact. Action in Teacher Education, (doi: 10.1080/01626620.2020.1842820) (Early Online Publication)

Smith, K., Wageman, J. J., Anderson, S. K. , Duffield, S. and Nyachwaya, J. (2019) The relationship of academic indicators and professional disposition to teaching skills: A secondary data analysis. Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 8(1), pp. 106-118. (doi: 10.5929/2019.1.14.8)

Anderson, S. , Hagen, B. D., Whitsel, C. M., Dulski-Bucholz, A. L., Smith, K. D. and Willeson, A. M. (2019) Leveraging case study research: A mechanism for measuring teaching effectiveness. Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 31(1), pp. 37-66.

Anderson, S. K. and Terras, K. L. (2015) Teacher perspectives of challenges within the Norwegian Educational system. International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 14(3), pp. 1-16.

Anderson, S. , Terras, K. and Dagfinrud, M. (2013) Appraising teacher quality in Norwegian schools. International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, 3(8), pp. 16-42.

Anderson, S. K. and Chiasson, K. (2012) Ecological factors in social skill acquisition: High school students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders. Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship, 1(1), pp. 1-24.

Book Reviews

Anderson, S. K. (2008) Sosniak & Hersch Gabelko’s every child’s right: Academic talent development by choice, not chance. Teaching and Learning, 22(3), pp. 164-165. [Book Review]

Research Reports or Papers

Anderson, S. et al. (2018) Preparing Effective Teachers: Multiple Approaches to Ensure Teaching Quality and Impact. Project Report. NExT, Minneapolis, MN.

Conference or Workshop Item

Anderson, S. , Duffield, S., Ferro, K. and Defeo, D. (2018) Using NExT Survey Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Cross-Institutional Collaboration. 71st Annual American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) National Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 22-24 Feb 2019. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. , Duffield, S. and Olson, A. (2018) Examining the Reliability and Validity of Teacher Candidate Evaluation Instruments. Examining the Reliability and Validity of Teacher Candidate Evaluation Instruments, 13 February 2019. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. and Hagen, B. (2017) Completer Impact: Leveraging Case Study Research to Address the Challenges of Standard 4. 2018 Spring CAEP National Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, March 13-16, 2018. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. , Duffield, S. and Olson, A. (2017) The Student Teacher Observation Tool: Supporting Candidate Growth & Program Improvement. the 70th Annual American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, March 1-3, 2018. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. , Duffield, S. and Olson, A. (2016) A Statewide Student Teacher Evaluation Tool. 2017 Spring CAEP National Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 22-24 March 2017. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. (2015) Digital Teaching and Learning: Technology-Empowered Pedagogy in American Education. Annual Conference of the American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR), Stavanger, Norway, October 23-25, 2015. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. , Basha, S. and Jez, R.J. (2014) DISES Showcase-Becoming International: Benefits of Reaching Out Around the World. 2015 Council for Exceptional Children National Convention and Expo, San Diego, California, USA, 8-11 April 2015. (Unpublished)

Anderson, S. K. (2011) Teaching the emotionally disturbed: Solutions in programming. 2011 Conference of the American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR) and the British Politics Society, Norway (BPS): Contemporary Challenges in the US and the UK, Drammen, Norway, 27 October 2011. (Unpublished)

Website

Anderson, S. (2017) AACTE Chapter develops statewide student teacher observation tool. [Website]

This list was generated on Sun Nov 29 14:06:38 2020 GMT.