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Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership
The University of Toledo
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The University of Toledo
Main Campus
MS 921
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

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Dr. Edward Janak
Gillham Hall Room 5000C
(419) 530-4114

Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership

Research, Projects, & PUBLICATIONS

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. 

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Dr. Kumar
Longitudinal Study of Pre-Service Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Diversity 


Dr. Kumar
Spencer Foundation Project: Creating Adaptive Culturally Diverse Learning Environments
Mindfulness and Motivation 


Dr. Feucht
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
Dr. Kovach
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 designJournal of Teacher Education64 (2), 162-177.

Dr. Kumar
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.

Last Updated: 10/8/18