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Academic BackgroundPh.D. Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies, University of New Mexico (2007) Dissertation: The process of becoming a critical reflector: One teacher educator’s journey.
M.A. Educational Leadership, Western New Mexico University. Distinguished Graduate (2000)
M.A. Secondary Education, University of New Mexico. (1997)
B.S. Elementary Education, Syracuse University. (1991)
Courses TaughtMLED 530 Applications of Middle School Instructional Models
MLED 330 Interdisciplinary Reading and Writing in Middle Schools
SED 407 Instructional Methods, Design, and Literacy
SED 554 Learning in Middle and High School
FNED 150 Learn to learn FOR teaching
PublicationsFlessner, R., & Horwitz, J. (2012). Easing into the academy: Using technology to foster cross-institutional critical friendships. The New Educator, 8 (1), 86-103.
Hoy, L., Bradley, J. & Horwitz, J. (2012). Does your school have a Doug Franklin? Teachers can be the most important resource in the building. Journal of Staff Development, 33 (1),
Horwitz, J., Hoy, L. & Bradley, J. (2011). Identity crisis: External coaches struggle to clarify roles and maintain focus on student learning. Journal of Staff Development, 32 (1), 30-32.
Horwitz, J (2009). Critical reflection: Uncovering a developmental spiral. In K. Pithouse, C. Mitchell, & R. Moletsane (Eds.), Making Connections: Self-Study & Social Action (pp. 301-315). New York: Peter Lang.
Horwitz, J. (2009). The Process of Coming to a Definition of Critical Reflection In E. Hulett (Ed.). Action research in the classroom: Center for teaching excellence grants and statewide university classes. Portales, New, Mexico: ENMU Center for Teaching Excellence.
Maguire, P. & Horwitz, J. (2007). What happens for teachers? In E. Hulett (Ed.). Action research in the classroom: Center for teaching excellence grants and statewide university classes. (pp. 102-103) Portales, New, Mexico: ENMU Center for Teaching Excellence.
PresentationsMcCamey, C. & Horwitz, J. (May, 2012). Framing Experiential Learning - Middle Level After School Programming. New England Educational Research Organization Annual Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Flessner, R. & Horwitz, J. (April, 2012). Parallel mentoring: Working with and alongside but never against. AERA Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Horwitz, J. (February, 2012).Photovoice as a critical reflection methodology. Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference, San Antonio Texas.
Horwitz, J., Bradley, J., & Hoy, L. (February, 2012). Faculty professional growth as a result of researching and coaching in partnership with school math PLCs. Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference, San Antonio Texas.
Flessner, R. & Horwitz, J. (February, 2012). Peers as parallel mentors. Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference, San Antonio Texas.
Horwitz, J. (December, 2011). (Re)imagining my life and work as an academic through the lens of photovoice. Ph.D. Fall RIC/ URI Research Colloquium. Providence, RI.
Horwitz, J., Burns, A., Diez, L., Gonzalez, L, & Moreira, C. (July, 2011) Is it worth more than a thousand words: Pictures as transformative vehicles. Free People, Free Minds Conference, Providence, RI.
Horwitz, J. (April, 2011). Using Photovoice as a Means to Enter a New Academic Setting with Intentionality. New England Educational Research Association. New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Horwitz, J. (March, 2011). Critical literacy: Questioning the power. Rhode Island Writing Project Conference. Providence, RI
Horwitz, J. (March, 2011). Celebrating 50 years of women contributing to the Peace Corps: Our history, Our strength. Rhode Island College, Providence, RI.
Horwitz, J., & Flessner, R. (February, 2011). Deepening collaborations through critical friendships. Association of Teacher Educators, Orlando, Florida.
Horwitz, J., Gonzalez, L., Graziano, K., Schachter, S. & Teolia, D. (November, 2010) Is it worth more than a thousand words?: Photovoice as a self-study research tool. Promising Practice Conference, Providence, Rhode Island.
Horwitz, J. (May, 2010). Teachers and students raise our voices: Using critical action research to support students. AERA Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado. (Discussant)
Flessner, R. & Horwitz, J. (February, 2010). Collaboration from afar: Utilizing technology as a mechanism for support. Association of Teacher Educators, Chicago, Illinois.
Horwitz, J. & Salazar,M. (February, 2010). Facing dispositions: What is the right thing? New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico.