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SHARON MATTHEWS
Clinical Associate Professor
TEACHING, LEARNING & CULTURE
Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests
Children's Literature
Disciplinary Literacy
Writing pedagogies
BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Sharon Matthews utilizes her public classroom teaching experiences, supported by ongoing supervision and research to guide the preparation of knowledgeable, decisive, and agentive preservice teachers who integrate literacy across all contexts.
AWARDS:
2017 College of Education and Human Development Transforming Lives Faculty Fellow
COURSES TAUGHT
EDCI644. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
2020C,2020A
EDCI680. PROSEMINAR
2020B,2019C,2019B,2019A,2018C
EDCI685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2020A,2018B
EDCI692. PROFESSIONAL STUDY
2020C,2020B,2019C,2019B,2018C
EDCI715. ACAD WRIT INTL GRAD
2020B,2019B
RDNG351. RDNG IN ELEM SCHOOL
2015C
RDNG371. MLTCTRL INTRDSP LIT MIDG
2019A,2018A,2017A,2016A
RDNG372. RDNG WRTNG IN MIDG CURR
2020C,2019C,2019A,2018C,2018A
RDNG373. TEACHING RDNG CHILD LIT
2020A,2019C
RDNG461. TEACHING RDNG CHILD LIT
2019A,2018C,2018A,2017C,2015A
RDNG470. RDNG/LANG ART MTHDS MIDG
2020C,2020A,2019C,2019A,2018C
RDNG603. ADV LIT TCH LRN ACROSS DISC
2020B,2019B
RDNG612. CHILD LIT & LITERACY
2020C,2019B,2018C,2017B
RDNG613. MULTICUL LIT & LITRCY
2019C,2018B,2015C
RDNG649. RDNG INST HIGH SCH COL
2018B,2017B,2016B,2015B
FORMER DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Durell Lamar Thompson, Ed.D. (Fall 2021)
Andrew Jace Mcmullin, Ed.D. (Summer 2021)
Jessica Leah Duenez, Ed.D. (Fall 2020)
Abby Williams Morris (Summer 2019)
Kathy Darlene Stringfellow (Spring 2019)
Charity Caye Stephens (Fall 2018)
Daibao Guo (Summer 2018)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles
Guo, D., McTigue, E.M., Matthews, S.D., & Zimmer, W.K. (2020). The impact of visual displays
on learning across the disciplines: A systematic review. Educational Psychology Review,
32(3), 627-656.
Kwok, M., *Rios, A.R., Kwok, A., & Matthews, S.D. (2020). Teacher candidates’ developing
beliefs about diversity and its role in effective literacy teaching. Education and Urban
Society.
Guo, D., *Zimmer, W.K., Matthews, S.D., & McTigue, E.M. (2019). Critical analysis of research
on the impact of visual literacy for learning: Strengths, weaknesses and recommendations
for improvement. Journal of Visual Literacy, 38(3), 181-198.
Hodges, T.S., Wright, K.L., Wind, S.A., Matthews, S.D., *Zimmer, W.K., & McTigue, E.M. (2019).
Developing and validating the writing rubric to inform teacher educators (WRITE).
Assessing Writing, 40(1), 1-13.
Hodges, T.S., & Matthews, S.D. (2018). Stranger than nonfiction: Identifying and modeling text structures in fiction picturebooks. ALER Yearbook: Engaging All Readers Through Explorations of Language, Literacy, & Culture, 40(1), 91-106.
Hodges, T.S., McTigue, E.M., Wright, K.L., Franks, A.D., & Matthews, S.D. (2018). Transacting with characters: Teaching children perspective-taking with children's literature. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 32(3), 343-362. (IF: 0.73)
Hodges, T.S., & Matthews, S.D. (2017). Picture books aren't just for kids! Modeling text structures through nonfiction mentor books. Voices from the Middle, 24(4), 74-79.
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
AWARDS
College Level Association of Former Students. Distinguished Ahievement Award for Teaching. (2018)