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Phelps, C., & Fogarty, E. (2011). A parent’s philosophy of gifted education and mission statement, Part I. Parenting for High Potential, 1(1), 18, 20.

Bland, P., Church, E., and Neill, S., “The Rural County Superintendent of Schools of the Late 19th Century: One Look”, National Social Science Journal, 2010, Vol. 34 #2.

Bland, P., Neill, S., Church, E., and Clayburn, C., A. T. Biggs and Lincoln County's One-Room Schools, Heritage of the Great Plains, Summer 2010, Vol. XLIII, No. 1.

Colorado, J.T. & Eberle, J.H. (2010). Web accessibility essentials for online course developers. In H. Song & T. Kidd (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Human Performance and Instructional
Technology. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Dow, M. (2010). Making schools better: School librarians’ roles in aggressive reforms—What is our position?” Knowledge Quest, 38(5), 78-82.

Ewing, A. T., Andre, J., Blair-Broeker, C. T., Daniel, J. H., Fineburg, A. C., Higa, J. J., Macias, III, S., & Weaver, K. A. (2010). When and where people learn psychological science:  The sun never sets. In D. Halpern (Ed.), Undergraduate education in psychology: A blueprint for the future of the discipline (pp. 81-94). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Limpert, Kirsten and Will, Jerry. (May 2010). Contracts, Policies, and Job Descriptions Can Encourage a Different Kind of School Accountability. Kappan, 81-87

Mehring, T. (2010). Standardized testing and accountability: Is No Child Left Behind fair for students with disabilities?  Current Issues and Trends in Special Education: Identification, Assessment and Instruction (F. Obiakor, J. Bakken, & R.Rotatori, eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Oxford, UK.

Mehring, T, and Schwenn, J.O. (2010). Becoming a successful grant writer. In F. Obiakor, and R. Algozzine, (Eds.), Publish and flourish: A guide for writing in education (2nd ed.). Council for Exceptional Children. Reston, VA.

Mehring, T. (2010). Direct Instruction in Special Education. International Encyclopedia of Education (3rd ed.). Oxford, UK.

Schrader, B. W., Weaver, K. A., &Persinger, J. (in press). First-year experience: Introduction to the Psychology Major course.  In R. Miller & R. Rycek (Eds.), Promoting student engagement.

Phelps, C. (2009). Girls: Gifted. In B. Kerr (ed.), Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent (pp. 393-397). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference Publications.

Weaver, K. A., Marsland, K. W., &Whitbourne, S. K. (2009).Leadership in community: Ideas from the 2009 National Leadership Conference for strengthening your chapter.  Eye on Psi Chi, 13(3), 26-36.


Vuyk, M. A. & Phelps, C. (2011, August). Relating perfectionism, overexcitabilities, and depressive symptoms among gifted adolescents in Paraguay. Session presented at the 19th biennial convention of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Prague, Czech Republic.

Phelps, C., Vuyk, A., & Phelps, A. (2011, August). Visual arts talent development in magnet high school gifted students. Session presented at the 19th biennial convention of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Prague, Czech Republic.

Colorado, J.T. (February 2011).  Mobile Devices in Education: Obstacles to Technology Innovation. Presented at 2011 Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Colorado, J.T. (February 2011).  Designing Instruction for the Digital Native.  Presented at the 5th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices in Rome, Italy.

Bennett, J.P. (2010). Field Experience and Clinical Practice in NCATE Accredited Institutions. Presented at The Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities (TECSCU), October, 2010.

Bland, P., and Neill, S.,"The Rural Superintendent, Yesterday and Today," USA/Kansas Convention, 2010, Wichita, KS

Colorado, J.T., Childress, M., & Holland, J. (October 2010). The Effect of Instructor Interaction and Course Design Factors on Student Sense of Classroom Community in an Online Learning
. Presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2010 Annual International Convention in Anaheim, CA.

Dow, M. (2010). Learner-centered teaching in online environments: Five key changes to practice. Presented at Emporia State University, E-Learning Institute, May 26, 2010.

Limpert, Kirsten. (March 2010). Comparison of Assessments: Traditional Student Teachers versus Alternate Route Interns. Paper presented at Effective Pathways to Teaching Conference, Washington, DC.

Limpert, Kirsten. (February 2010). Now that’s Success: Emporia State University’s Alternate Route Program. Presentation at National Association for Alternative Certification, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Russell, C. & Phelps, C. (2010, April). The effect of mastery-focused goal setting to internalize locus of control and increase academic achievement. Poster session presented at the 2010 AERA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Vuyk, M. A. & Phelps, C. (2010, November). Relating perfectionism, overexcitabilities, and depressive symptoms among gifted adolescents in Paraguay. Session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Gifted Children, Atlanta, GA.

Weaver, K. A. (2010, November). Credentialing high school psychology teachers.Paper presented at the biannual joint convention of the Association for Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas and the Nebraska Psychological Society, Emporia, KS.

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