Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership
Below are list of current research, projects, and publications. If you have any questions, please contact the specific faculty or student listed or the department at 419.530.2461.
Longitudinal Study of Pre-Service Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Diversity
Spencer Foundation Project: Creating Adaptive Culturally Diverse Learning Environments
Mindfulness and Motivation
Olafson, L. , Feucht, F. C., & Marchand, G. (in press). Using Visual Display Features of Qualitative Software to Enhance Qualitative Analyses. In M. McCruddden, D. Robinson & G. Schraw (Eds.). Learning through visual displays (pp. 389-415). Scottsdale, AZ: Information Age Publishing
Pescara-Kovach, L. (accepted for publication). Parenting: The Frontline in Bullying Prevention. eHearsay Journal.
Drs. Kumar and Hamer
Kumar, R., & Hamer, L. (2013). Preservice teachers’ attitudes and beliefs toward student diversity and proposed instructional practices: A sequential design. Journal of Teacher Education, 64 (2), 162-177.
Kumar, R., & Alvarado, A. (2013). Teachers’ cultural and professional identities and student outcome. In J. Hattie & E. M. Anderman (Eds.) International guide to student achievement (pp. 250-253). New York: Routledge
Dr. Kumar with doctoral students Seay and Warnke
Kumar, R., Seay, N., Warnke, J., H. (2012). Risk and resilience in adolescents’ transnational school transitions: Academic motivation and psychological well-being. In S. Karabenick & T. Urdan (Eds.), Advances in Motivation and Achievement: Vol. 17.Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd.