Martha Elford

Martha Elford

Martha Elford

Dr. Marti Elford is the Program Designer for the online High Incidence Disabilities Teacher Education Practicum program at the University of Kansas. Dr. Elford has experience as a classroom teacher, a reading specialist, and an instructional coach. Dr. Elford earned her Ph.D. in Special Education at the University of Kansas as a doctoral fellow with L-TEC, Leadership in Teacher Education Core.


Investigator,

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

Contact Information

Address

Joseph R. Pearson Hall
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence, Kansas 66045

Email:
Phone:
785-864-3727

Research Interests

Dr. Elford's research interests include the impact of coaching for pre- and in-service teachers on professional growth, using virtual learning environments, such as TeachLivE, for teacher preparation and professional development, and using technologies such as bug-in-ear to deliver immediate feedback to teachers and students.

Professional Service

2016-Present Online Partnership Committee

2015-Present High Incidence Area Committee

2015-Present Personnel Preparations Program Committee

Honors

Grace M. Phinney Scholarship

School of Education Achievement Scholarship 2011 - Present

Presentations

Elford, M. Williamson, M. Smith, H. & James, S. . (11/30/2016). 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. . (11/30/2014). 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. . (04/30/2014). Toward Social Validation of augmented Reality simulation in Special Education teacher Preparation. American Education Research Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA

Knowltion, E. & Elford, M. . (04/30/2014). 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

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