Elizabeth Truesdell

Elizabeth Truesdell

Associate Professor of Education
Department Chair
Bertrand Hall Room 22
415.257.0186
elizabeth.truesdell@dominican.edu


Educational Background

  • PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, Specialization in Instructional Leadership, Professional Development, and Organizational Science
  • MA, University of California, Santa Barbara, Specialization in Instructional Leadership and Organizational Science
  • Clear Credential, Secondary English, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • BA, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Major in English, minor in Journalism

Areas of Expertise

  • Program Chair of the Single Subject Credential and Master of Science in Education Programs
  • Research interests include preservice teacher education, teacher leadership, the effect of public policy on education, 21st Century Skills, and effective instructional technology
  • Participated in a partnership with Apple Computers
  • Facilitated a 1-1 iPad Initiative for new Single Subject students

Courses in 2015-2016

  • EDUC 5930 Current Trends in Policy; Change in Education
  • EDUC 5925 Leadership in Education
  • EDUC 5255 Pedagogical Preparation II

Conferences in Fall 2015

Transforming E-Learning: A Three-Tiered Approach to Integrating Instructional Technology. Paper presentation at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Kona HW. October 2015

A Three-Tiered Approach to Integrating Instructional Technology in the Classroom. Paper presentation at the American Association for Teaching & Curriculum, Portland ME. October 2015

Developing and Assessing 21st Century Skills Across Teacher Education Programs. Paper presentation at the American Association for Teaching Curriculum, Portland ME. October 2015