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.

Research interests

  • teacher appraisal for continual improvement
  • progress monitoring for response to intervention
  • high-impact practices
  • effective instructional strategies

Publications

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Number of items: 19.

2021

Hagen, B. D., Anderson, S. K. , Martin, L. M. and Snyder, P. R. (2021) Aviation High School Facilitator Guide: Teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Through an Exciting Introduction to the Aviation Industry. Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.: Newcastle, Washington. ISBN 9781619549371

Hagen, B. D., Anderson, S. K. , Martin, L. M. and Snyder, P. R. (2021) Aviation High School Student Notebook: Learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Through an Exciting Introduction to the Aviation Industry. Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.: Newcastle, Washington. ISBN 9781619549326

Anderson, S. K. , Hagen, B. D., Smith, K. D., Whitsel, C. and Duffield, S. (2021) Multiple measures of student learning: a case study examination of completer impact. Action in Teacher Education, 43(2), pp. 195-213. (doi: 10.1080/01626620.2020.1842820)

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]

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Number of items: 19.

Articles

Anderson, S. K. , Hagen, B. D., Smith, K. D., Whitsel, C. and Duffield, S. (2021) Multiple measures of student learning: a case study examination of completer impact. Action in Teacher Education, 43(2), pp. 195-213. (doi: 10.1080/01626620.2020.1842820)

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.

Books

Hagen, B. D., Anderson, S. K. , Martin, L. M. and Snyder, P. R. (2021) Aviation High School Facilitator Guide: Teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Through an Exciting Introduction to the Aviation Industry. Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.: Newcastle, Washington. ISBN 9781619549371

Hagen, B. D., Anderson, S. K. , Martin, L. M. and Snyder, P. R. (2021) Aviation High School Student Notebook: Learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Through an Exciting Introduction to the Aviation Industry. Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.: Newcastle, Washington. ISBN 9781619549326

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]

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Grants

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Outreach Lecturing Fund: Dr. Madhu Kushwaha ($1,700): Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) of the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funded, November 2019.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Outreach Lecturing Fund: Dr. Enikő Bús ($2,500): Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) of the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funded, November 2018.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Outreach Lecturing Fund: Dr. Chihn D. Nguyen-Vietnam ($2,500): Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) of the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funded, November 2017.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Outreach Lecturing Fund: Dr. Taina M. Wewer-Finland ($2,465): Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) of the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funded, February, 2017.

Teaching

  • SPED 382: Intellectual Disabilities
  • SPED 383: Intellectual Disabilities Practicum
  • SPED 386: Learning Disabilities-Online and traditional
  • SPED 387: Learning Disabilities Practicum
  • SPED 388: Autism Spectrum Disorders-Online & traditional
  • SPED 389: Foundations of Special Education-Online & traditional
  • SPED 395: Transition
  • SPED 396: Special Education Law
  • SPED 400b: Special Education Student Teaching Supervision
  • SPED 495: Service Learning in Special Education
  • SPED 497: Special Education Internship
  • EDUC 298: Pre-Professional Field Experience
  • EDUC 398: Secondary Education Field Experience
  • EDUC 400: Secondary Education Student Teaching Supervision
  • EDUC 422: Learning Theory and Evaluation-Online and traditional
  • EDUC 480: General Methods for Secondary Educators-Online and traditional
  • EDUC 480L: General Methods Field Experience
  • EDUC 495: Service Learning
  • EDUC 497: Internship in Education
  • EDUC 580: Instructional Strategies for the Classroom Teacher-Online
  • EDUC 800: Continuing Education Special Topics
  • UNIV 300: Global Seminar-Norway
  • Teaching & Learning 553: Collaborative Relationships-traditional classroom
  • Teaching & Learning 553: Collaborative Relationships-online
  • Special Education 506: Introduction to Emotional Disturbance
  • Special Education 555: Advanced Methods: Emotional Disturbance
  • Teaching & Learning 584: Independent Projects

Professional activities & recognition

Prizes, awards & distinctions

  • 2018: Tenure (Mayville State University)
  • 2014: Teacher of the Year Award (Mayville State University)
  • 2011-2012: Fulbright Scholar Award (Fulbright Foundation)
  • 2007: Emerging Leader Award (North Dakota Education Association)

Grant committees & research advisory boards

  • 2017 - 2018: North Dakota State University, Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research

Editorial boards

  • 2013: Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research
  • 2015: Journal of International Special Needs Education
  • 2017: International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives
  • 2018: Journal of Teacher Education
  • 2020: The American Journal of Distance Education

Professional & learned societies

  • 2014: Member, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • 2009: Member, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • 2012: Alumni Member, Fulbright Community
  • 2012: Member, USA State Alumni
  • 2006 - 2018: Member, Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Selected international presentations

  • 2019: REL Central at Marzano Research (Virtual Webinar)
  • 2015: American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR) Annual Conference (Stavanger, Norway)
  • 2015: DISES Showcase-Council for Exceptional Children National Convention & Expo (San Diego, California)
  • 2013: Council for Exceptional Children National Convention & Expo (San Antonio, Texas)
  • 2012: Fulbright Report to the US Ambassador to Norway & Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs (Oslo, Norway)
  • 2011: Conference of the American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR) and the British Politics Society, Norway (BPS) (Drammen, Norway)

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