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Northwest Missouri State University


Barbara Crossland

Barbara Crossland

Email

Office

233 Brown Hall

Phone

660.562.1776
660.562.1561 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2002

Associate Professor


Education

  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Ed.S. in Educational Administration, Southwest Missouri State University
  • M.S. in Education, Southwest Missouri State University
  • B.S. in Education, Pittsburg State University

Courses Taught

  • 62-216 Children's Literature
  • 62-356 Teaching Reading/Language Arts in the Elementary School
  • 62-659 Organization & Supervision of Reading Programs
  • 62-603 Mathematics in the Elementary School
  • 62-407 Practicum in Language Arts
  • 62-456 Practicum in Reading
  • 62-211 Observation & Activity

Academic Interests

  • Literacy
  • Diversity

Scholarly Activity

Peer-Refereed Publications

Crossland, B., & Lovelace, T. (2010). Increasing instructional time in social studies through thematic units. National Social Science Journal, 34(1), 92-97.

National Presentations

Crossland, B., Crossland, B. & Lovelace, T. (2011, October). How can they teach what they don't know?: Preservice teachers' knowledge of social studies content. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Social Science Association, New Orleans, LA.

Crossland, B., & Lovelace, T. (2011, April). Virtual field trips create active learning: Using the Internet to engage elementary students in social studies. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Social Science Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Andrews, J., Crossland, B., & Lovelace, T. (2010, March). Assessing pre-service teachers' technological confidence and competence. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Social Science and Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Crossland, B., & Lovelace, T. (2009, October). Evaluating the quality of social studies trade book. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Social Science Association, San Francisco, CA.

Crossland, B. & Lovelace, T. (2009, August). Increasing instructional time in social studies through thematic instruction. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Social Science Association, Honolulu, HI.

Student Group Advisement

  • Department Chair, Curriculum & Instruction
  • Program Advisor for Curriculum & Instruction students

Other Professional Experiences

  • Sponsor of Northwest Powwow (2004-10)
  • Northwest Powwow Council
  • Graduate Council member