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Jan Riggsbee

Jan Riggsbee, Professor of the Practice


Ed.D., North Carolina State University, 1992
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, North Carolina State University, 1995
M.A., Appalachian State University, 1982
M.A. School Administration, Appalachian State University, 1982
B.A., Queens University of 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

Teaching (Spring 2023):

  • Educ 409s.01, Elementary curriculum Synopsis
    Friedl bdg 118, WF 07:00 PM-08:15 PM
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Linnenbrink-Garcia, L; Wormington, SV; Snyder, KE; Riggsbee, J; Perez, T; Ben-Eliyahu, A; Hill, NE. "Multiple Pathways to Success: An Examination of Integrative Motivational Profiles Among Upper Elementary and College Students.." Journal of Educational Psychology 110.7 (October, 2018): 1026-1048. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Mendelson, J; White, Y; Hans, L; Adebari, R; Schmid, L; Riggsbee, J; Goldsmith, A; Ozler, B; Buehne, K; Jones, S; Shapleton, J; Dawson, G. "A Preliminary Investigation of a Specialized Music Therapy Model for Children with Disabilities Delivered in a Classroom Setting.." Autism Research and Treatment 2016 (2016): 1284790. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Wynn, SR; Riggsbee, J. "Re-conceptualizing Reflection: Helping Students Move from Reaction to Action." Conference Proceedings (Submitted, 2013). [available here]  [abs]
  4. Riggsbee, J; Wynn, S. "Transforming teacher preparation: A developmental model." Proceedings of the 6th Annual Mentoring Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Nm (Submitted, 2013).
  5. Riggsbee, J; Malone, D; Straus, M. "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]

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

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