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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma
amooney2@uco.edu (405) 974-5888 Curriculum and Instruction LIB 145 , Box 127

Education and Certifications

Ph.D., Adult Education
The Pennsylvania State University

M.A., Intercultural Studies and TESL
Wheaton College

B.S.E., Elementary Education
Hannibal-LaGrange University

Early Childhood, Birth-Grade 3 (Missouri)
Elementary Education, Grades 1-8 (Missouri)
English for Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12 (Missouri) 

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

GRANTS

Haulman, A., Mooney, A., & Lopez, R. (2016-2021) Project ENGAGE: Equipping a new generation for academic growth and excellence. National Professional Development Grant, Office of English Language Acquisition, U.S. Department of Education ($2,528,755).

 

PRESENTATIONS

Mooney, A. (2019, August).  Zooming and Swivling: Helping all students join the class.  Presented at the 20thAnnual Collegium on College Teaching Practice, UCO, Edmond, OK.

Mooney, A. (2019, August, January). 10 things to know about teaching English learners. Presented at Student Teacher Orientation, UCO, Edmond, OK.

Mooney, A. (2019, March). Learning how to lead EL family and school engagement. Presented at the TESOL International Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Haulman, A., Mooney, A., & Lopez, R. (2018, March, June, July).  Strategies for supporting teachers of English learners, 3 sessions.  Presented at Student Teacher Supervisors’ Training, UCO, Edmond, OK.

Mooney, A., (2018, March). The Common Core’s long reach: How policies control teachers’ practices. Presented at the TESOL International Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Mooney, A. (2018, February). Using WIDA’s Can-Do Descriptors in the classroom. Presented at the Urban Teacher Preparation Academy meeting, Oklahoma City, OK.

Mooney, A. (2017, September). Understanding cultural differences. Presented at the Urban Teacher Preparation Academy meeting, Oklahoma City, OK.

Haulman, A., Mooney, A., Lopez, R. (2016, November). Project ENGAGE: Equipping a new generation for academic growth and excellence. Presented at the Oklahoma Association for Bilingual Education Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.

Mooney, A. (2016, April). Teaching thematically in a “standardized” environment. Presented at the Oklahoma TESOL Conference, Edmond, OK.

Mooney, A. (2015, November). Using digital storytelling to support family literacy. Presented at the Oklahoma Association for Bilingual Education Conference, Edmond, OK.

Toso, B. W. & Mooney, A. (2014, February). Addressing parents’ health literacy needs.  Presented at the Families Learning Summit & National Conference on Family Literacy, Washington, D.C.

Toso, B. W., Prins, E., & Mooney, A. (2013, March). The changing face of immigrants: Implications for ESL and ABE programs. Presented at the Pennsylvania Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference, State College, PA.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Mooney, A. (2015). (Un) intended outcomes of the Common Core English language arts standards: A narrative inquiry into the learning experiences of English learners' teachers. Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations (ERIC ED568074)

Mooney, A. & Prins, E. (2015, June). Digital storytelling in family literacy programs. Practitioner’s Guide #5. University Park, PA: Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy. https://www.ed.psu.edu/goodling-institute/professional-development/practitioners-guide-5

Prins, E., & Mooney, A. (2014). Literacy and health disparities. In J. C. Collins, L. O. Bryant, & T. S. Rocco (Eds.), Health & Wellness for Racial, Ethnic, & Sexual MinoritiesNew Directions in Adult and Continuing Education, 142, 25-35.

Mooney, A. & Prins, E. (2013, May).  Addressing the health literacy needs of adult education students. Practitioner’s Guide #4. University Park, PA: Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy. http://www.ed.psu.edu/educ/goodling-institute/professional-development/pracitioner-guide-4/view

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