Michael F. Shaughnessy

Michael F. Shaughnessy
Eastern New Mexico University · Department of Educational Studies

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Education
June 1980 - May 1983
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Field of study
  • Educational Psychology

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Hanna David has a lot of work in the field of gifted guidance and counseling, both practically and academically. The interview with her will provide a broad perspective to practitioners and researchers. In this interview; counseling settings for the gifted, important tips on individual and family counseling for the gifted, how to provide emotional...
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Recently, social emotional intelligence has been fostered by several different theorists and has received much attention during these pandemic times. The present paper attempts to explore the realm of social emotional intelligence and how social emotional intelligence may address internet and game addiction as well as the extensive need for approva...
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This chapter reviews some of the low-tech as well as the high-tech devices available for a wide variety of students with special learning needs. A history of assistive technology devices is explored and defined. Assistive technology has increased in use in recent decades due to accessibility of computers and the digital age. Digital devices such as...
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In this interview, a leading figure in the realm of aestheics, higher education and mentoring responds to some questions about mentoring, the mentoring relationship and the mentoring process.
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Diabetes is an ever-increasing disease that consumes a large amount of medical professional time and requires a good deal of education on the part of the patient/student, and often constant monitoring and vigilance of blood sugar levels. This paper cursorily reviews the two types of diabetes and discusses the emotional and physical toll that this d...
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Quite often, health care workers have to prompt, encourage and communicate certain concerns about patient’s health and well-being. These concerns can involve medication, diet, exercise, stress, and related factors. This paper will review the issues revolving around the communication and prompting as to life-style changes, dietary changes and medica...
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Feedback is one of the most critical, crucial aspects of instruction and pedagogy, yet is often overlooked. There are many different types and forms of feedback and many different scenarios in which it can be provided. In this interview, two clinical teachers provide an overview of the realm of feedback, discuss ways in which it can be provided and...
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- In your opinion, how well does Finland teach, mentor, coach and help gifted and talented and creative students? I suppose you mean the school education context. I am afraid that gifted, talented and creative students have been almost forgotten in our Finnish school system. I believe that the only thing that is currently being done for gifted, tal...
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Louis Markos holds a BA in English and History from Colgate University and an MA and PhD in English from the University of Michigan. He is a Professor of English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University, where he holds the Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities and teaches courses on British Romantic and Victorian Poetry and Prose, the Gre...
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Dr. Miriam Schcolnik (emerita) is the former Director of the Language Learning Center of the Division of Foreign Languages at Tel Aviv University. For three decades she coordinated and taught EAP (English for Academic Purposes) courses as well as a course in Technology in Language Teaching. She has developed many online learning environments, multi...
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This article addresses reflections of one University instructor’s teaching and her pre-teacher education students’ innovative digital learning practices during the Covid-19 pandemic in Spring 2020. The question of How has one instructor embedded digital practices in her virtual teaching to engage and purposefully introduce and connect pre-teacher e...
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Dr. Ugur Sak is the founding Director of the Research and Practice Center for Higher Education and professor of gifted education studies at Anadolu University. He is the editor of the Turkish Journal of Giftedness and Education, and has been on advisory and executive boards of international associations in gifted education. His research has been pu...
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An interview with Steven Pfeiffer about giftedness, talent development, the new GRS-2 rating scales, and the tripartite model of giftedness
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The Ages and Stages Questionnaire is one of the most well researched and utilized instruments in use today in developmental centers, Head Start Facilities and kindergarten and first grade schools. In this interview Dr. Ajay Singh discusses the main components of the test and responds to questions as to its utilization.
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This brief review paper examines some of the issues and concerns relative to the improvement of teacher instruction and discusses some of the inter-personal as well as the intrapersonal concerns and reviews some of the most salient constructs.
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This chapter reviews some of the low-tech as well as the high-tech devices available for a wide variety of students with special learning needs. A history of assistive technology devices is explored and defined. Assistive technology has increased in use in recent decades due to accessibility of computers and the digital age. Digital devices such as...
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Currently, we are more and more aware of head injuries, concussion and the risks and dangers of athletes being exposed to long term risk and injury.Twenty years or so ago, coaches relied on side line assessment to decide as to whether an athlete who“has had his/her bells rung” should return to play. Currently however, there is much more sophisticat...
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This chapter will review some of the low tech as well as the high tech devices that are available for a wide variety of students with special learning needs. In addition, a history of assistive technology devices will be explore and define. In the last several decades, assistive technology has seen an increase in use, due to accessibility of comput...
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While online learning has been with us now as an educational, pedagogical device for a few years, there is scant research on the factors that contribute to success in this endeavour. This very brief exploratory investigation explores the thinking and perspectives and attributes of faculty, students (undergraduate and graduate) and instructional tec...
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Although suicide is often talked about in vague, general nebulous terms, there is little in the literature that prepares clinicians and mental health workers and counselor to the subtle signs that a person may be contemplating suicide. This paper attempts to partially fill this void.
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Enter the world of microbiology: A dimension not only of viruses and bacteria, but also of contributions to medicine, health, and well-being. Enter the world of the most famous discoveries of scientists in the realm of biology from all over the world. Learn about their lives and the discoveries that have revolutionized science and the field of micr...
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Counseling clients who have experienced an open or closed head injury can be quite problematic and present challenges in different realms. This paper explores some of these disparate realms and offers some insights as to counseling strategies that may need to be explored and examined. Realistic goals and objectives are needed and attention to speci...
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Dr. Reynolds is currently Editor-in-Chief, Archives of Scientific Psychology and Associate Editor, Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology and Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology, Professor of Neuroscience and Distinguished Research Scholar at Texas A & M. The Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS) were published in 2003 as a challeng...
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Deanna Kuhn is a leading figure in the promotion of dialogue to develop students' skills of argument - the foundation of critical thinking and writing. She holds a Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley, in developmental psychology and is professor of psychology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been editor of t...
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p> Increasingly, teachers are assigning work involving internet searches and students are increasingly employing the Internet to procure at least preliminary information. However, the vast majority of teachers fail to teach critical analysis of material posted on the Web. This paper will explore this issue and examine the need for instruction in cr...
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Book Description: Who were those famous men and women of science who gave us so much? What were they like? What motivated them and what led them to their amazing discoveries? This book takes us on an amazing journey through the hearts, minds and souls of so many scientists, inventors and scholars who have given civilization so much over the centur...
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In the treatment of depression, while an examination of cognitions and behaviour is surely in order, the therapist must not neglect the emotional realm and needs to delve into the emotional nuances of depression, as it may differ from dysthymia to major depression to depression caused by anaemia and other medical realms. This paper will examine and...
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em>This paper reviews some of the most critical issues in science in terms of scientific thinking, and reasoning. Many students arrive at college poorly prepared to function in the typical science class and encounter a good deal of difficulty. This paper provides some general information regarding critical thinking skills and delves into some speci...
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Dr. Teixeira da Silva has focused the majority of his career in research and publishing to the area of biology. In the past few years, based on that experience, his work has addressed challenges, problems and frustrations faced during research by academics and biomedical scientists that then translate to difficulties when they attempt to get their...
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The humanities have been an integral part of humanity’s cultural structure for centuries. In this book, a number of leading scholars reflect on the past, present and offer their perspectives for the future of the humanities. The first chapter (written by Jennifer Laubenthal, Jonathan Helmick and Kathleen Melago) describes the vitality of music for...
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Since 2011 there has been a huge increase in the number of new scientific journals. Many of them have been accused of engaging in deceptive or " predatory " practices, and it has been claimed that most of them publish articles of poor quality. We compared 25 articles relevant to psychology taken from these " predatory " journals with 25 psychology-...
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In this interview, Dr. Marcia Tate discusses her work and focuses on critical issues in brain based learning, and the need for both formative and summative assessment. Tangential issues such as grade retention, and response to intervention are also discussed. It is hope that this interview will assist teachers in the instructional and learning proc...
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Whenever a major intelligence or achievement test is revised, there is always renewed interest in the underlying structure of the test as well as a renewed interest in the scoring, administration, and interpretation changes. In this interview, Amy Gabel discusses the most recent revision of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fifth Edition...
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This themed issue comprises articles by educators who successfully completed the Master’s units tutored by Marie Huxtable and Jack Whitehead, and they were accredited by the University of Bath (UK) between 2008 and 2010. Their articles show how, even after years of a straight-jacket in the form of targets and a UK national curriculum and years of t...
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The Doubling: Those Influential Writers That Shape Our Contemporary Perceptions of Identity and Consciousness in the New Millennium examines pairs of writers, 28 in all, to compare and contrast their books, their personalities, and their responses to the age in which they lived. In the case of the chapter devoted to the black experience, it also in...
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In the field of instructional technology and educational technology, there has always been a discussion about the “great divide“ between digital immigrants and digital natives. Teachers often express exasperation as to the lack of skills that students often possess, and the general consensus that purports that the pupils of today are technologicall...
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em>Profile: Patrick Allitt is Cahoon Family Professor of American History. He was an undergraduate at Oxford in England, a graduate student at the University of California Berkeley, and held postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard Divinity School and Princeton University. At Emory since 1988, he teaches courses on American intellectual, environmental,...
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In this reflective conversation, Ugur Sak discusses the current “state of the art” of gifted education in Turkey. He reviews the use of enrichment, discusses acceleration and reviews curricular procedures in Turkey. He responds to questions about the identification of gifted students and discusses the age old debate of talent versus giftedness. Oth...
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As attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has been recognized for many years, it is now an established part of our educational vernacular and it continues to be addressed in classrooms, and in meetings across America. Children are continually being assessed, Section 504 plans are being written and teachers receive in—service as to how to cope wit...
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The term “enrichment” has been loosely applied to gifted children and gifted programs over the years. However, there is very little agreement as to this term, and there is minimal if any short term or long term evaluation over time regarding the benefits of this term and there is almost no long term research on the impact of various “enrichment” pr...
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Dr. Gene Glass earned his Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin in 1965. He has been a distinguished faculty member at several universities, including the University of Illinois, University of Colorado at Boulder, and is a professor emeritus from Arizona State University. He is a former president of the American Education...
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Profile: Lisa Hansel is the director of communications for the Core Knowledge Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to the idea that every child should learn a core of content that spans language arts and literature, history and geography, mathematics, science, music, and the visual arts. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2013, she was the editor of A...
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Recently, the “response to intervention” paradigm has been adopted to ensure early intervention for children with learning and other problems. One main concern is the teacher’s ability to implement this intervention (in academic and other areas) with fidelity, and integrity. This interview reviews some of these issues and discusses the main concern...
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David J. Kupfer received his M.D. degree from Yale University. Following completion of an internship, Dr. Kupfer continued his postgraduate clinical and research training at the Yale New Haven Hospital and NIMH. Dr. Kupfer joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh in 1973. Between 1983 and 2009, Dr. Kupfer served as Chair of the Department...
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Tracy P. Alloway is a Professor of Psychology at the University of North Florida. Formerly she was the Director of the Center for Memory and Learning in the Lifespan at an institution in the United Kingdom. She has spent almost 15 years being part of cutting-edge research on the importance of working memory in education. In addition to publishing s...

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Book: Comprehensive Textbook on Disability
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In a series of 14 interviews with Professor Michael F. Shaughnessy, I compare pairs of literary writers, their most significant work, and how their literature was a response to the era in which they lived. This book includes chapter on 20th century African-American writers, as well as the most influential Latin American writers. It includes many of the most influential American and European writers.