Lynn Kelley, Ed.D.
 

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Station 34
Bibb Graves 214C/205.652.5417
lhkelley@uwa.edu  
Professional Biography: Dr. Lynn Allyson Kelley is an assistant professor at the University of West Alabama. She has taught grades preschool through college over the past 34 years.  Dr. Kelley has published both practice and research manuscripts based on her work with young children and pre-service teachers. Her research interests include the following: studentís questions, parent involvement, constructivist teaching, and working with pre-service teachers.
Education:
  • Doctor of Education University of Alabama 2009
  • Educational Specialist University of Alabama 2002
  • Master of Arts University of Alabama 1999
  • Bachelor of Science University of Alabama 1976
Employment Date: May 2009
Classes usually taught:
  • EE524
  • EE324
  • EE624
  • EE501
  • CE 632
Committees:

Excellence in Teaching Committee, Campus School, Early Childhood, Lesson Plan, Creative Scheduling

Academic/Research Interests: Democratic Education, studentís questions, parent involvement, constructivist teaching, and working with pre-service teachers.
Current Projects: Research on Democratic Education
Recent Publications:
  • Kelley, L. A. & Moriarty, A. F. (2010). Notable trade book lesson plan: What a family. Social Studies Research & Practice, 5(3).
  • Sunal, C. S., Sunal, D. W., Ross, S., & Kelley, L. A. (2010). Notable trade book lesson plan: A little peace. Social Studies Research & Practice, 5(1), 166-171.
Recent Presentations:
  • Elementary School Students Express Their Perceptions of Democratic Citizenship Through Learner-generated Drawings, College and University Faculty Assembly, National Council of the Social Studies, 11/11/2010.
Other Recent Notable Works:
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Alabama, Office of Research and Teaching in the Disciplines,2009
Other Information: Serves as chair of the Early Childhood/ Elementary Education Community for the National Council of the Social Studies