Directory » GLENDA BYRNS
701H EDCT
862-2289
Department
Afilliations
Special Education
Education
Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University (2007)
M.Ed., Speech Pathology, Southwest Texas State University (1976)
B.S., Education, Southwest Texas State University (1975)
GLENDA BYRNS (Emeritus)
Clinical Professor (Emerita)
COURSES TAUGHT
EDTC311. ADAPTIVE/ASSISTIVE TECH
2015A
EDTC311. Adaptive/assistive Tech
2007C,2007A,2006C,2006A,2005C
EDTC489.
2005B,2005A
EPFB401. TEACHING SKILLS II
2016A,2015C
EPFB484. Field Experiences
2008A,2007C,2007A,2006C,2006A
EPSY489.
2004B
SEFB310. Instruction Strat Stu Disable
2009A,2008C,2008A,2007C
SEFB310. INSTR STRAT STU DISABLE
2013C,2013A,2012C,2012A
SEFB312. Effect Rdng Stu Disable
2009A,2008C,2008A,2007C,2007A
SEFB312. EFFECT RDNG STU DISABLE
2013C,2013A,2012C
SEFB499. Special Education Field Base
2009A,2008C,2008A,2007C,2007A
SPED310. INSTR STRAT STU DISABLE
2020A,2019C,2019A,2018C,2018A
SPED312. EFF RDNG STUD DIVERS ABIL
2019C,2019A,2018C,2018A,2017C
SPED612. Sped Law And Policy
2007A
SPED617. ADOLE LIT STUD DIV INSTR
2017A,2016A,2015A
SPED630. EARLY LIT STUD DIV INSTR
2016C,2015C,2014C
SPED683. FIELD PRACTICUM
2013A
SPED685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2019C,2016C

FORMER DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Ben James Cockerham (Fall 2019)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Books and Monographs
Byrns, G. (2014). Alphabetic principle / phonics. In C. Reynolds, K. Vannest, & M. Fletcher- Jensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (4th ed.). New York, NY: Wiley.
Byrns, G. (2014). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In C. Reynolds, K. Vannest, & M. Fletcher-Jensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (4th ed.). New York, NY: Wiley.
Byrns, G. (2011). Alphabetic principle/phonics. In C. Reynolds, K. Vannest, & M. Fletcher-Jensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (4th ed.) (In press). New York, NY: Wiley
Byrns, G. (2011). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In C. Reynolds, K. Vannest, & M. Fletcher-Jensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (4th ed.) (In Press). New York, NY: Wiley
Ju, S., Byrns, G., & Zhang, D. (2010). Teaching math to students with significant disabilities. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University
Journal Articles
Hairrell, A., Rupley, W. H., Edmonds, M., Larsen, R., Simmons, D., Willson, V., Byrns, G., & Vaughn, S. (2010). Examining the impact of teacher quality on fourth-grade students' comprehension and content-area achievement. Reading and Writing Quarterly
Simmons, D., Hairrell*, A., Edmonds, M., Vaughn, S., Larsen*, R., Willson, V., Rupley, W., & Byrns, G. (2010). A comparison of multiple-strategy methods: Effects on fourth-grade students' general and content-specific reading comprehension and vocabulary development. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 3, 121-156
Parker, R.I., Cryer, J., Byrns, G., (2006). Controlling trend in single case research. School Psychology Quarterly, 21, 418-440.

RESEARCH PROJECTS
Catapult Round 2 - Follow-up Snook ISD as a CEHD Lab School Project Mission (Funded amount $30,345)
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-05-01 — 2017-05-31
Catapult Round 1 - Exploration of Snook ISD as a CEHD Lab School Project (Funded amount $11,911)
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-02-01 — 2016-12-31
Teaching Mathematics to Students with Significant Disabilities
Co-PI (). Region III ESC (State)
2010-01-15 — 2010-08-15
Special Education and Recruitment Grant - Capacity Grant
PI. Texas A&M University-Texarkana (State)
2007-09-01 — 2008-06-30
Special Education Recruitment and Retention Grant
PI (). Texas A&M University-Texarkana (State)
2006-08-01 — 2011-06-30

AWARDS
2018 Association of Forma
Distinguished achievement award for teaching. Received the 2017 AFS College level distinguished achievement award for teaching. (2017)
Diversity Service Team Award. Department of Multicultural Services at TAMU. (2014)
Extraordinary Service Award. Dean's Development Council, CEHD. (2014)
Outstanding Corps Academic Mentor. Texas A&M University. (2008)
Student Led Award for Teaching Excellence (SLATE). Award Recipient. (2008)
LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Academic Mentor. Corp of Cadets, Company C-1. (2011)
Advisory Board Member. Byrne Center for Student Success, College of Education, Texas A&M University. (2009)
Chair. Undergraduate Certification Committee for Special Education and Hispanic/Bilingual programs. (2009)
Co-Chair of Educationa nd Trust Building subcomm.. CoDI Co-Chair. (2015)
Director. CEHD Teacher Preparation programs. (2012)
EPSY division chair for special education (2019)
Program Coordinator. Undergradaute Program in Special Education. (2010)