Directory » PATRICIA LARKE
plarke@tamu.edu
339 EDCT
845-8384
Department
TEACHING, LEARNING & CULTURE
Afilliations
Urban Education
Education
Ed.D., Educational Administration, University of Missouri-Columbia (1985)
M.Ed., Elementary Education, South Carolina State Colelge (1977)
B.S., Elementary Education, South Carolina State College (1974)

PATRICIA LARKE (Emeritus)
Professor Emerita
TEACHING, LEARNING & CULTURE
Research Interests
Cross Cultural Mentoring
Effective Multicultural Teachers
Retention of Teachers of Color
COURSES TAUGHT
EDCI602. Cultural Foundations Of Educ
2009B,2008C,2008B,2008A,2007C
EDCI602.
2005A
EDCI602. Cultural Fndtns Of Educ
2006C,2006B
EDCI602. CULTURAL FNDTNS OF EDUC
2016C,2016B,2015B,2013C,2013B
EDCI642. Multicul Education Theory Research
2009A,2008A,2007A,2006A
EDCI642.
2005A
EDCI642. MULTICUL ED THRY RES
2017A,2015A,2013A,2012A
EDCI645. Soc And Educ In World Pers
2008B
EDCI645. SOC&EDUC IN WORLD PERS
2017A,2015B,2014C,2014B,2013C
EDCI647. Curriculum Theory
2008B
EDCI673. ANLYS OF TCHNG BEHAVR
2015A
EDCI677. STRAT TCHNG CUL PL SOC
2016C,2015C,2014C,2013C,2012C
EDCI677. Strat Teaching Cul Pl Soc
2008C,2007C,2006C,2005C,2004C
EDCI680. PROSEMINAR
2015A,2014C,2014B
EDCI685.
2005A
EDCI685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2016C,2016B,2015C,2015A,2014C
EDCI685. Directed Studies
2009A,2008A,2006B,2004C
EDCI689. Special Topics In Know And Rsch In C And I
2009A
EDCI690. Theory Of C And I Research
2005C
EDCI692. PROFESSIONAL STUDY
2019B,2018C,2018B,2018A,2017C
INST322.
2004B
FORMER DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Uneeda Felica Givens (Fall 2019)
Dorothy Alesia Mohammad (Fall 2019)
Alan Dale Ellinger (Fall 2016)
Haiping Hao (Summer 2015)
To-Yu Chen (Spring 2014)
Jemimah Lea (Spring 2013)
Darlene Villafranca (Fall 2012)
Sylvia Rios (Fall 2012)
Janet Willis (Fall 2011)
Brandon Fox (Fall 2011)
Luchene Wolo Saah (Fall 2011)
li-Yuan Liao (Summer 2011)
Brenda Meloncon (Summer 2011)
Ruth Ann Reider (Spring 2011)
Terry Kidd (Spring 2011)
Wood Coston (Spring 2010)
Alicia Kerr (Spring 2010)
Marcia Shelton (Summer 2009)
Eun Hye Cho (Spring 2008)
Eronif Ibrahim (Fall 2007)
Earnestyne Sullivan (Summer 2007)
Grace Hui-Chin Lin (Spring 2007)
Edith Landeck (Fall 2006)
Alex Colvin (Fall 2006)
Hilary Standish (Fall 2006)
Corinne Valadez (Summer 2006)
Diana Contreras (Spring 2006)
GeorgeAnne Reuthinger (Fall 2005)
DeEadra Albert Green (Summer 2005)
Bettye Grigsby (Summer 2005)
Kyung Kim (Spring 2003)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Books and Monographs
*Liao, L., Larke, P., & Hill-Jackson, V. (in press). Bridging two worlds: The retrospective experiences of ten Chinese and Taiwanese Americans attending Chinese Heritage Schools. Heritage Language Journal.
Larke, P.J. & Carter, N. (Eds) (2002). Examining practices in multicultural education. College Station, TX: JOY Publishing.
Larke, P. (2000). Examining practices in multicultural education courses.
Journal Articles
**Kidd, T. T., Davis, T. J., & Larke, P. J. (2016). Experience, adoption, and information technology: Exploring the phenomenological experience of faculty involvement in online teaching. International Journal of E-Learning. 15(1), 71-99
Larke, P.J., Caldwell, H., Liles, V. & Guo, D. (2016). Teacher education transformation and research institute (TETRI): Assessing faculty[48]19s perceptions about the teacher education climate. National Forum of Teacher Education Journal, 26(1&2), 21-39.
Singleton, J. & Larke, P. (2016). A teacher[48]19s calling: Motivation to seek and facilitate transformative learning experiences. National Forum of Teacher Education, 26.
Webb-Hasan, G. C., & Larke, P. J. (2016). Talking with attitude: Accessing the voices of African American girls. Journal of Negro Education
Hao, H., Larke, P.J. & An, S. (2015). Stay or go back? An exploratory study on educational decision-making of Chinese visitant parents. US-China Education Review. 5(2), doi:10.7265/161-6248/2015.02
Larke, P.J., Caldwell, H., Gao, D. & Liles, V. (2015). Teacher Education Transformation and Research Institute (TETRI): Assessing faculty[48]19s perceptions about the teacher education climate. National Forum of Teacher Education Journal, 26(1&2), 14-22.
Fox, B. & Larke, P.J. ( 2014). Socioeconomic status and mathematics: A critical examination of mathematics performance in grades three through eight by mathematical objective. .Journal of Middle Level Education in Texas (MLET) 1 (1) 4-24
Larke, P. J., Webb-Hasan, G. C., Jimarez, T., & Li, Y. (2014). Analysis of Texas achievement data for elementary African American and Latino Females. Journal of Case Studies in Education. http://www.aabri.com/jcse.html
Colvin, A. D. & Larke, P.J. (2013). Family members[48]19 views on seeking placement in the state-supported living centers in Texas. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 6 (3), 208-224
Fox, B. & Larke, P.J. (2013). A critical analysis of performance by objectives across gender. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 10(2), 3-14
Jones, W., LaVergne, D., Elbert, C., Larke, A., & Larke, P. (2013, August). Utilizing 4-Has a catalyst to enhance quality of life for Hispanic individuals. Journal of Extension. 51(4)
Webb-Hasan, G. C., & Larke, P. J. (2013, Winter). The power of our expectations: What we perceive and believe about African American learners. The Journal of the Texas Alliance of Black School Educators, 3(1), 1-2
Larke, P.J., Webb-Hasan, G., Jimarez, T.& Li, Y. (In press). Cultivating Hispanic and African American females in reading, mathematics and science (CHARMS) for STEM at the elementary school level: One conference approach. Women in Leadership
Ruethinger, G. & Larke, P.J.(2012). Examining the lives of five Mexican American female educators with more than 25 yeas of experiences in South Texas Border Schools. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 9(2). 3-27
Webb-Hasan, G. C., & Larke, P. J. (2012). We are looking for real, righteous educators: Turning the ships around. The Journal of the Texas Alliance of Black School Educators, 2(1), 1-2. Published in a high-impact practitioner journal OR an invited journal article
Webb-Hasan, G. & Larke, P.J. (2012). We are looking for real, righteous educators: Turning the ships around- Editors' Note. The Journal of the Texas Alliance of Black School Educators. 4(1),1-4
Johnson, D. & Larke, P.J.(2011). Three elements to educate teachers to work in diverse schools. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 8(2), 29-39
Larke, P.J., Larke, A., Jones, W. & Lea, J. (2011). Mentorship programs: Essentials for today's urban African American youth. Journal of Education and Social Justice. 1(1),140-145
Larke, P.J. & Saint, N. (2011). Culturally responsive understanding in driver education and traffic safety education: A key role for multicultural education. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 8(2), 52-60
LeBlanc, J. & Larke, P.J. (2011). Culturally responsive teaching in science. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 8(2), 40-51
Liao, L., Larke, P. & Hill-Jackson, V. (2011). Chinese papermaking: A multicultural and environmental education strategy for Pre-K teachers. Journal of Praxis in Multicultural Education, 6(1), 61-78
Ferrara, M., Larke, P.J. & Lea, J. (2010). A case study of seven preservice teachers' emerging philosophy about multicultural education. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 7(1), 1-19.
Fox, B. & Larke, P.J. (2010). Culturally responsive teaching in middle school mathematics: One response to addressing passing rates on Texas assessment of knowledge and skills (TAKS) test. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 7(2), 38-49.
Irbahim, E. Standish, H, Larke, P.J. Sullivan, E., Coston, W., Meloncon, B., Ruthinger, G., Saah, L. & Lea, J.(2010). The voices of seven doctoral students: Journeys toward becoming multicultural teacher educators National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 7(1), 1-22
Larke, P.J. (2010). The future of multicultural education research. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 7(2) 3-6.
Mayo, S. &Larke, P.J. (2010). Multicultural education transformation in higher education: Getting faculty to "buy in". (2009). Journal of Case Studies in Education . 1, 1-9
Ogletree, Q. & Larke, P.J. (2010 ). Implementing multicultural practices in early childhood education.. National Forum of Multicultural Issues Journal. 7(1), 1- 9
Sullivan, E., Larke, P.J. & Webb-Hassan, G. (2010). Using critical policy and critical race theory to examine Texas' school disciplinary policies. Journal of Race, Gender and Class. 17 (1-2), 72-87
Larke, P.J. & Larke, A. (2009). Teaching diversity/multicultural education courses in the academy: Voices of six professors. Journal of Higher Education. 3, 1-8.
Larke, P.J. Easterly, S., Irby. B. Jones, W. & Lea, J. (2008). The gifted African American student: What teachers should know. Texas Alliance of Black School Educators .2 14), 8.
Larke, P.J. , Jerkins, G. & Hill, D. (2008). From spectator to participant: Engaging culturally diverse student in extracurricular activities. Urban Education Journal. 1 (4), 150-158.
Lewis, C. Hancock, S., James, M., & Larke, P. (2008). African American students and No Child Left Behind legislation: Progression or digression in educational attainment. Multicultural Learning & Teaching, 3(2) 9-29.
Liao, I.J.. & Larke, P.J. (2008). The voices of thirteen Chinese and Taiwanese parents sharing views about their children attending Chinese heritage schools in Texas. Journal of US-China Education Review, 12, 1-8.
Linn, D., Lira, J. & Larke, P.J. (2008). Representational patterns of English language learners receiving Special Education services in South Texas. The Journal of Border Educational Research, (7), 15-28.
Gong, M. Saah, S., Larke, P., & Webb-Johnson, G. C. (2007). Teach my child too: African immigrant parents and multicultural educators sharing culturally responsive teaching tips. Journal of Praxis in Multicultural Education, National Association of Multicultural Education, 2(1), 60-68.
Webb-Johnson, G, Larke, P.J. & Abney, A. (2007). The state of education in Texas for African Americans: From peril to promise. Journal of the Texas Alliance of Black School Educators. 1 (1), 5-14.
Larke, P., Larke, A., & Webb-Johnson, G. C, (2006, Spring). Teachers of color in Texas: A Comparative analysis of initial candidates. Texas Teacher Education Forum, 29, 15-28.
Webb-Johnson, G.C., Rochon, R., & Larke, P. (2004). Ujima: Collective responsibility in confronting the disproportionate representation of African American youth in Special Education. Journal of Public Management & Social Policy, 10(1), 81-93.
Larke, P.J., Anderson, M., & Webb-Johnson, G. (2003). Implementing an international agenda for teacher education: One response to "Education for All". Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, 9(2), 33-52.
Larke, P.J., Irby, B., & Easterly, S. (2003). African American gifted students: What educators should know. Tempo.
Hawkins-Young, L., Patitu, C., & Larke, P.J. (2002). Preparing women for the workforce: Engaging girls in math, science and technology. Association of Texas Technology Education Journal, 45(1), 21-24.
Patitu, C.,C., Young-Hawkings, L., Larke, P., Webb-Johnson, G.C., & Sterling, K. (2000). African American faculty balancing the triumvirate. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NASAP) Journal, 3(1), 46-65.
Patitu, C.L.; Young-Hawkins, L.; Larke, P.; Webb-Johnson, G.; & Sterling, K. (2000) African American faculty balancing the triumvirate: Teaching, research and service. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal, 3(1), 46-66.
Larke, P.J., Patitu, C.L., Webb-Johnson, G.C., & Young-Hawkins, L. (1999). Embracing students of color in the graduate school experience: The mentoring approach. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NASAP) Journal, 2(1), 47-55.
L. Larke, P., Patitu, C., Young-Hawkins, & Webb-Johnson, G.(1999). Embracing minority graduate students: the mentoring approach. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals. 2(1) 47-55.
Larke, P.J. & Webb-Johnson, g., (1997). The A's of parental involvement--affirmation, advocacy, and action: Tips for educators. The Teacher Educator Journal of South Carolina, 2, 47-50.
Book Chapters
Larke, P., Webb-Hasan, G. C., & Young, J. (2017). Hey google, include us[8230]African American girls. In P. Larke, G. C. Webb-Hasan, & Young, J. (Eds). Cultivating Achievement, Respect, and Empowerment (CARE) for African American Girls in PreK-12 Settings: Implications for Access, Equity and Achievement, (pp. 3-10). NC: Information Age Publishing
*Liles, V., Matthews, Y., Druery, D., Larke, P. J., & Webb-Hasan, G. C. (2017). Community service learning roles in the education of African American girls. In P. Larke, G. C. Webb-Hasan, & Young, J. (Eds). Cultivating Achievement, Respect, and Empowerment (CARE) for African American Girls in PreK-12 Settings: Implications for Access, Equity and Achievement, (pp. 337-349). NC: Information Age Publishing
Larke, P.J. (2013). Culturally responsive teaching in higher education: What professors need to know. In S. Mayo & P. Larke (Eds.) Integrating multiculturalism into the curriculum: From the Liberal Arts to the Sciences (pp. 38-50). New York: Peter Lang
Larke, P.J. (2013). Program evaluation: The multicultural curriculum transformation and research institute. In S. Mayo & P. Larke (Eds.) Integrating multiculturalism into the curriculum: From the Liberal Arts to the Sciences (pp. 13-26). New York: Peter Lang
Lin, G., Jarvie, S. Purcell, J., Larke, P.J. & Perkins, L. (2009). A cultural study of religious education in America. Feng China Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 18, 149-166.
Larke, P.J., Larke, A. & Castle, E. ( 2007).The Brown decision and its impact on African Americans : Examining Teacher Education, The Sociology of Education and Agricultural Education. In Brown, C. & Bartee, R. (Eds). Still not equal: Expanding educational opportunity in society (pp. 103-110). New York: Peter Lang.
Larke, P.J., Elbert, C., Webb-Johnson, G., Larke, A. & Brisco, M. (2006). Culturally meaningful classrooms: The five C's best practices. In V. Pang (Ed.). Race Ethnicity and Education. (pp. 161-179). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishing.
Larke, P.J. & Webb-Johnson, G. C. (2004). Mistakes, myths and methods: High stakes testing and African American learners. In G. Taylor (Ed.). The impact of high-stakes testing on the academic futures of non-mainstream students (pp.187-210). Lewistown, NY: Edwin Mellen Press.
Larke, P.J., (In press). Multicultural education: A delivery system to develop the talent in diverse populations. In R. Coleman (Ed.), TAG Symposium Monograph.
Alidou, H., Larke, P., Carter, N. (2002). Sharing the Pain: Cultural Wars, Policies and Politics in Teaching Multicultural Education Courses in Predominately White Universities. In Larke, P. and Carter, N. (Eds.). Examining the Practices in Muticultural Education (pp. 31-33). College Station, TX: JOY Publishing.
Webb-Johnson, G.C., & Larke, P.J. (2002). Case XX: Tracking-- Myths guiding the education of African American youth. In N.L. Quisenberry & D.J. McIntyre (Eds.), Racism in the classroom: Case studies. (pp. 138-143). Onley, MD: Association of Teacher Educationo and Association for Childhood Education International.
Webb-Johnson, W. & Larke, P.J. (2002). Case XX tracking: Two teachers respond. In N. Quisenberry, J. McIntyre & Duhon, G. (Eds.) Racism in the classroom: Case studies (pp 138-143). Alney, MD: Association of Teacher Educators and Association for Childhood International.
Carter, N. P., Larke, P., Taylor, G, & Santos, E. (2000). Multicultural science education: Moving beyond tradition. In Hines, S. M. (ed.) Multicultural science education: Theory, practice and promise (pp. 49-73). New York: Peter Lang.
Larke, P., Webb-Johnson, G.C., & Anderson, M.G. (1999). Instructional racism in American Schools: A call for culturally responsive pedagogy. In N.L. Quisenberry & D.J. McIntyre (Eds.), Educators healing racism. (pp. 49-66). Reston, VA: Association of Teacher Educators.
Other Publications and Presentations
Lin, G., Ho, M. Chien, P., Tseng, J., Purcell, Larke, P.J. & Perkins, L. (2009, May). Impacts of globalization on EFL: Incorporating world topics in university classrooms. Proceedings of the 2009 Conference of the Department of English Journal, National Pingtung University of Education, 312-324.
Saint, N. & Larke, P.J. (2009). Color blind: Cultural responsive understanding in safety education. Mensa Bulletin. 527, 24-27.
**Saint, N. & Larke, P.J. (2009). Color blind. The Dual News (37)1, 18-19.
Larke, A & Larke, P.J. (2006). Just do the right thing! The Agricultural Education Magazine. (79)1, 8-9.
RESEARCH PROJECTS
Project Nurture, Interact, Advocate (NIA): Mothers Engaging in The Education of Their Children - Category 2
Co-I (). Department of Justice (Federal)
2018-01-01 — 2020-12-31
Catapult Round 3 - Project STAR (Service, Teaching, and Research) [Funded amount $30,000]
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-12-01 — 2018-05-31
EI: Supporting Science Model Thinking Through Computationally-Based Making in the 5th and 6th Grades
Co-PI. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2016-10-01 — 2019-09-30
Project SAAVE
PI. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2016-09-01 — 2018-08-31
DIP: Framework for Accelerating Strategic Comprehension of Science Text (FASCT) for African American and Latino Urban 4th and 5th Graders (Development and Implementation Project)
Co-I (). National Science Foundation (Federal)
2016-07-01 — 2019-06-30
Elementary Girls Engaging in Math and Science (E-GEMS) for STEM
PI. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2016-07-01 — 2020-06-30
Faculty Development Leave
PI. TAMU Dean of Faculties (State)
2016-01-01 — 2016-05-31
Texas A&M University Mandela Washington Fellowship Institute on Civic Leadership
Co-PI (). International Research & Exchange Board-Dept of State (Federal)
2016-01-01 — 2016-08-31
Teacher Education Transformation & Research Vision: 4 Cs ($26,200)
PI. TAMU College of Education & Human Development - TLAC (State)
2015-06-01 — 2016-12-31
Strategies: Making the Maker: A Pathway to STEM for Elementary School Students
Co-PI (). National Science Foundation (Federal)
2014-09-01 — 2019-08-31
Principals and Elementary Teacher Engagement for Academic Achievement in Math and Science Collaborating Departments
Co-PI (). Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (State)
2014-02-01 — 2015-04-30
CHARMS for STEM : Cultivating Hispanics and African Americans Reading, Math, Science in(CHARMS) in Elementary Schools for STEM
PI. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2013-09-01 — 2016-08-31
iAcademy for Mathematics to Empower Elementary Teachers to Teach Mathematics in Diverse Classrooms
Co-PI (). National Science Foundation (Federal)
2013-07-01 — 2017-06-30
Mathematical and Culturally Responsive Pedagogical Training to Empower Prospective Middle School Teachers to Teach Mathematics in Diverse Classrooms
Co-PI (). National Science Foundation (Federal)
2011-09-01 — 2016-08-31
Cultivating Hispanics and African Americans' Reading, Math, Science (CHARMS) in Elementary Schools for Girls Conference
PI. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2011-01-01 — 2014-08-31
Cultural Responsive Understanding in Safety Education: Project CRUISE
PI. Texas Department of Transportation (State)
2010-10-01 — 2011-09-30
Traffic Safety Prevention (Grades 6th-8th) 2010
PI. Texas Education Agency (State)
2010-03-29 — 2010-07-31
Cultural Responsive Understanding in Safety Education: Project CRUISE
PI. Texas Department of Transportation (State)
2009-10-01 — 2012-09-30
Principals Acces Collaborative (PAC)
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2009-06-01 — 2012-05-31
Cultural Responsive Understanding in Safety Education: Project CRUISE
PI. Texas Department of Transportation (State)
2008-10-01 — 2011-09-30
Project CAST: Care for Academic Success with Middle School Teachers and Their Students with Disabilities
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2007-07-01 — 2011-06-30
The CRSJEL
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2007-03-01 — 2011-02-28
Project SANKOFA: Securing and Affirming the Necessary Knowledge and Opportunities for Facilitiating Adolescent Academic & Social Skill Acheivement
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2005-08-01 — 2008-07-31
Project Voices of Wisdom (VOW)
Co-PI (). US Department of Education (Federal)
2005-08-01 — 2008-07-31
Global Connections
Co-PI (). National Science Foundation (Federal)
2004-06-01 — 2007-05-31
AWARDS
Curriculum Activist Award. October Award for NSF grant. (2012)
Faculty Diversity Award (1993)
Multicultural Education Award. American Association for Colleges for Teacher Education. (1997)
TLAC Diversity Award. First Receipient in College of Education. (2014)
EDITORSHIPS
Editorial Board Member. Action in Teacher Education (1995)
Editorial Board Member. Advancing Women in Leadership (1997 - 2000)
Editorial Board Member. Journal of Education and Social Justice (2013)
Co-Editor. Texas Alliance of Black School Educators Journal (2014)
Editorial Board Member. Urban Education (2003)
LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Board Member. National Association for the Accreditations for Teacher Education. (1997)
Board of Directors. Journal of Education and Social Justice. (2011)
Chair, Teacher Education Search Committee. Fall 2013. (2013)
Co-Facilitator AERA. Co-Facilitator AERA working group entitled "Ecological Influences on Risk and Resilience in Human Learning and Development.". (2011)
Institutional Representative. American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education. (1994)