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Professor

University of Central Oklahoma
lrittner@uco.edu (405) 974-3488 Educational Sciences, Foundations & Research CTL 223 , Box 206

Classes Taught

Contemporary Learning Sciences (undergraduate)
Advanced Contemporary Learning Sciences
Foundations of Educational Research
Educational Statistics
Foundations of Gifted Education
Curriculum Strategies_Gifted Education
Identification and Assessment_Gifted Education
Leadership and Communication_Gifted Education
Practicum_Gifted Education

Education and Certifications

Ph.D, University of Northern Colorado, 2009.
Major: Educational Psychology - Cognition and Learning

  • Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Measurement (IRT) and Gifted and Talented Education
  • Dissertation Title: The Children's Inferential Thinking Modifiability Test as a Tool for the Identification of Second Grade Gifted Hispanic Learners
    • ABD – Gifted Education
    • ABD - Statistics and Research Methods

MA, University of Northern Colorado, 2005
Major: Educational Psychology (Cognition Emphasis)

  • Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Measurement
  • Pediatric Condition Falsification in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Interests

  • Identification and measurement strategies for multicultural, overlooked, high ability learners.
  • Gamification of the classroom related to achievement.
  • PD for gifted education programs – Javits Grant (consultant). 
  • Professional Learning for education professionals in gifted education.

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