Martha Elford

School of Education - Special Education
Program Coordinator
Primary office:
785-864-3727
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence, Kansas 66045


Service:

2016-Present Online Partnership Committee

2015-Present High Incedence Area Committee

2015-Present Personelle Preparations Program Committee

Education

Ph.D., Technology in Teacher Preparation, High Incidence Disabilities, University of Kansas

M.S., Curriculum and Instruction, Reading, Grand Canyon University

B.S., Physical Education, Oklahoma Christian University

Teaching

Courses:

SPED 775: Practicum with Exceptional Children and Youth

SPED 875: Advanced Practicum with Exceptional Children and Youth

SPED 707: Methods: Adolescents with Disabilities in Secondary General Education Classrooms

Selected Presentations

Elford, M. Williamson, M. Smith, H. & James, S. . (11/01/2016 -). Feedback to Special Education Teacher Candidates: Please Tell me More! Interactive Paper PResentation. Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference. Lexington, KY

Elford, M. Lyon, K. Classen, A. & Lee, H. . (11/01/2014 -). Using a Virtual Learning Environment to Enhance Pre-Service Educators' Knowledge of UDL. Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference. Lexington, KY

Knowltion, E. & Elford, M. . (04/01/2014 -). Toward Social Validation of augmented Reality simulation in Special Education teacher Preparation. American Education Research Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA

Knowltion, E. & Elford, M. . (04/01/2014 -). Virtual Learning Environments as a Conduit for Increasing the application of Evidence-Based strategies within teacher Preparation. Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference. Indianapolis, IN

Selected Grants

, , Leadership in Teaching Education Core- OSEP, . University (KU or KUMC).

Selected Awards & Honors

Grace M. Phinney Scholarship

School of Education Achievement Scholarship
2011 - Present


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