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Jan Riggsbee

Jan Riggsbee, Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of the Duke TeachHouse


Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, North Carolina State University, 1995
Ed.D., North Carolina State University, 1992
M.A., Appalachian State University, 1982
M.A. School Administration, Appalachian State University, 1982
B.A., Queens University, Charlotte, 1975
B.A. Education Queens College, 1975
Contact Info:

213 West Duke Building, Program In Education, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-3077
Office Hours:

by appointment
Research Interests: Elementary Education, Teacher Preparation, Cognitive Developmental Theory as Applied to Teacher Education, Literacy Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Mentoring Programs/Relationships, Educational Leadership, Cooperative Learning

Current projects: Co-Principal Investigator: SCALE (Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education), Co-Principal Investigator: Impact of the Teacher Renewal Initiative on Mid-Career Teachers, Center for Teacher Learning and Collaboration, Principal Investigator: Transcultural Inquiry Internationalizing Teacher Preparation at Duke

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Publications

  1. SR Wynn and J Riggsbee. "Re-conceptualizing Reflection: Helping Students Move from Reaction to Action." Conference Proceedings (Submitted, October 2013). [available here]  [abs]
  2. J Riggsbee and S Wynn. "Transforming teacher preparation: A developmental model." Proceedings of the 6th Annual Mentoring Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (Submitted, October 2013).
  3. J Riggsbee, D Malone and M Straus. "The Role of Liberal Education in Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers." Association of American Colleges and Universities Peer Review 14.2 (Spring, 2012): 12-15.  [abs]
  4. L. Carboni and J. Riggsbee. "“We needed support and it was out there:” Building an online community with cooperating teachers." Electronic Journal for the Integration of Technology in Education 6 (2007): 109 - 122.  [abs]
  5. LW Carboni and J Riggsbee. "“We needed support and it was out there:” Building an electronic community with cooperating teachers." Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning (2005).

Recent Honors, Awards, Distinctions: 2007 Robert B. Cox Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award

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