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Ashley Lucas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Office:   Hawkins Hall, Room 413P
Phone:   410-704-3544
E-mail:   alucas@towson.edu

Ashley Lucas

Field of Specialization:

Middle and Secondary Social Studies Education, issues of social justice, global education

Education:

B.A. Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1992
M.A. University of Miami, Miami, Florida 1995
Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 2003

Positions:

2004-2007: Assistant Professor, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
2007-Present: Assistant Professor, Towson University

Courses Taught:

SCED 305: Adolescent Development & Diversity
SOSC 401: Special Topics in Social Science
SCED 355: Teaching Social Studies in the Secondary School
ELED 608: Integrating Curriculum and Authentic Learning in Early Childhood Education
ELED 685: Seminar in Elementary School Social Studies
ELED 363: Language & Literacy Internship
ELED 365: Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School

Publications:

Lucas, A. (Summer 2011). Notable books lesson plan: London: From Roman Capital to Olympic City. Social Studies Research and Practice.

Doppen, F., Feinberg, J., O'Mahony, C., Lucas, A., Bohan, C., & Ogawa, M. (2011). Social studies preservice teachers' citizenship knowledge and the U.S. naturalization test. Action in Teacher Education.

Passe, J. & Lucas, A (2011). Social studies teachers' beliefs and practices for teaching students with disablities: A progress report. In T. Lintner & W. Schweder (Eds.), Practical Strategies for Teaching K- 12 Social Studies in Inclusive Classrooms. Ed

Lucas, A. (2010). Distinguishing between multicultural and global education: The challenge of conceptualizing and addressing the two fields. The Clearing House 83(6), p211-216.

Lucas, A. (Winter 2009). Notable books lesson plan: Good masters! Sweet ladies! Voices from a Medieval village. Social Studies Research and Practice (4)3.

Lucas, A. (2009). Teaching about human rights in the elementary classroom. The Social Studies (100)2.

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2008). Where does social studies belong? An overview of the place of social studies within the university. In A.D. Cantu & W. Warren (Eds.), History education 101: The past, present, and future of teacher preparation. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2007). Teaching in isolation: An examination of the treatment of multicultural content in a predominantly white and affluent suburban school. Social Studies Research and Practice (1)2, 1-21.

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2006). Multicultural education: Not in the suburbs! In E. Brantlinger (Ed.), Who benefits from special education: Remediating (fixing) other people's children (pp. 101-118). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2006, April). Elementary lesson plan: World War II. Save our History: The History Channel Website. Retrieved from http://www.saveourhistory.com/educators/monthly_lesson_plans.html

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2006, January). Elementary lesson plan: The Industrial Revolution. Save our History: The History Channel Website. Retrieved from http://www.saveourhistory.com/educators/monthly_lesson_plans.html

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2005, November). Elementary lesson plan: Exploration, settlement, & colonization. Save our History: The History Channel Website. Retrieved from http://www.saveourhistory.com/educators/monthly_lesson_plans.html

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2002). Jesse C. Evans. In M. Smith Crocco & O. L. Davis (Eds.), Building a legacy: Women in social education 1784- 1984, (pp. 47-48). Silver Spring, MD.

 

Elected/Appointed Positions:

2011-2012: Chair – Social Studies Research SIG, American Education Research Association
2010-2011: Program Chair – College and University Faculty Assembly, National Council of the Social Studies
2010-2011: Program Chair – Social Studies Research SIG, American Education Research Association
2009-2011: Member at Large - International Assembly, National Council of the Social Studies

 


 

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