Julie Horwitz

Henry Barnard School (HBS) 218
(401) 456-9013
(401) 456-8170
jhorwitz@ric.edu

Academic Background

Ph.D. Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies, University of New Mexico (2007)

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)

Background

After serving as a volunteer teacher educator in the U.S. Peace Corps in The Republic of Kiribati, Dr. Horwitz moved to the Navajo Nation to teach 5-12 grade. While directing the MAT program at Western New Mexico University – Gallup Graduate Studies Center she co-directed the Peace Corps Fellows program. During her ten year tenure at WNMU she was promoted to Associate Professor. Moving to RIC was a big shift from the southwest. During her time at RIC she has taught many courses, coordinated the partnership with Central Falls School District and is currently the director of both Middle Level Education and The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning Masters program.

Courses Taught

MLED 310: Teaching the Early Adolescent
MLED 330: Interdisciplinary Reading and Writing in Middle Schools
MLED 510: Teaching and Learning at the Middle Level
MLED 530: Application of Middle-Level Instructional Models
SED 407: Instructional Methods, Design, and Literacy
SED 564: Learning Theory and Student Engagement
EDP 680: The Analysis of Data: A Hands-on Approach
GEND 200: Gender and Society
GEND 350: Gender and Comics

Research Interests

Action Research, Teacher Research, Social Justice, Critical Literacy, Mentoring

Presentations and Publications

Horwitz, J., August, G., Gallo, F, Cataldo, K., & Laplante, J. (Accepted for Publication). Context Matters. In R. Flessner, D. Lecklider (Eds.) Case studies of clinical preparation in teacher education. MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Education.

Horwitz, J., August, G., Gallo, F, Cataldo, K., & Laplante, J. (Accepted for Publication). The integration of emergence and infrastructure in a clinical preparation model. In R. Flessner, D. Lecklider (Eds.) Case studies of clinical preparation in teacher education. MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Education.

August, G., Horwitz, J., Gallo, F, Cataldo, K., & Laplante, J. (Accepted for Publication) What we learned. In R. Flessner, D. Lecklider (Eds.) Case studies of clinical preparation in teacher education. MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Education.

Flessner, R., & Horwitz, J. R. (Eds.). (November 2015). Special issue on agency in teacher education. The New Educator. 11(3).

Flessner, R., & Horwitz, J. R. (November 2015). Finding our agency: Advocating for our profession in proactive ways. The New Educator, 11(3), 255-259.

Horwitz, J., & Howton, A. (March 19, 2015) Living the lessons of action: An interview with Patricia Maguire. Action Research Journal. DOI: 10.1177/1476750315576084 http://arj.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/03/19/1476750315576084.full.pdf+html

Flessner, R., Miller, G., Patrizio, K., & Horwitz, J. (Eds.). (2012). Agency Through
Teacher Education. MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Education.

Horwitz, J. (2012) Photovoice as a critical reflection methodology . In R. Flessner, G. Miller, K. Patrizio, & J. Horwitz (Eds.), Agency through teacher education. (pp. 5-24) MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Education.

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