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Kayla Rollins
Assistant Research Scientist, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 112E Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (979) 845-8384
Primary Emphasis Area: Staff (TLAC)
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Waxman, H. C., Weber, N. D., Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., & Rollins, K. B. (2015). Research-based approaches for identifying and assessing effective teaching practices: Challenges, new directions, and policy implications. In Y. Li & J. Hammer (eds.), Teaching at work (pp. 9-27). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

2. Padron, Y. P., & Waxman, H. C., Rollins, K. B., Alford, B. A., & Franco-Fuenmayor, S. (2015). Using classroom observations to examine classroom instruction for ELLs in elementary school classrooms. Journal of Bilingual Education Research and Instruction, 17(1), 77-93.

3. Brown, D. B., Alford, B. L., & Stillisano, J. R., Rollins, K. B., & Waxman, H. C. (2013). Evaluating the efficacy of mathematics, science, and technology teacher preparation academies in Texas. Professional Development in Education, 39(5), 656-677

4. Alford, B. L., Rollins, K. B., Stillisano, J. R., & Waxman, H. C. (2013). Observing classroom instruction in schools implementing the International Baccalaureate programme. Current Issues in Education, 16(2)

5. Rollins, K. B., Brown, D. B., Alford, B. L., Waxman, H. C., & Stillisano, J. R. (2012). Evaluating statewide professional development for teacher educators on the implementation of college and career readiness standards. Texas Association of Teacher Educators' Forum, 2, 88-104

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Evaluation of Harmony Public Schools' Education Innovation and Research Project. (Co-PI)
Harmony Science Academy - USDE (Federal)
2018/09/01 - 2022/12/13
Total Funding: 864,994.
Courses Taught
2015 - 2016
EDCI 489
2013 - 2014
TEFB 324
2012 - 2013
EDCI 453
2011 - 2012
EDCI 365, TEFB 322
2010 - 2011
EDCI 365
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