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Department of Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844
Phone: (208) 885-6587
Email:teached@uidaho.edu

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Department of Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844
Phone: (208) 885-6587
Email: teached@uidaho.edu

Alex Hollingshead

Aleksandra Hollingshead


Office: BTI 116A
Phone: (208)-885-0629
Email: ahollingshead@uidaho.edu

College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Assistant Professor

Home Town: Bytom, Poland
Campus Locations: Education Building


  • Biography
  • Selected Publications
    Refereed Publications
    Articles:
    • Carnahan C., Williamson, P., Hollingshead, A., & Israel, M. (2012). Using technology to support balanced literacy instruction for students with significant disabilities. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 45(1), 20-29. 
    • Carnahan, C., Basham, J., Christman, J, & Hollingshead, A. (2012). Overcoming challenges: Going mobile with your own video models. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 45(2), 50-59. 
    • Hollingshead, A., Carnahan, C., Snyder, K., & Lowrey, A. (under review). A Review of Past Research on Engagement for Students with Severe Disabilities and Implications for Future.
    • Hollingshead, A., Kroeger, S., Altus, J., & Trytten- Brubaker, J. (under review). Effectiveness of a coordinated set of positive behavior supports in a 7th grade urban high school classroom.


    Book Chapters:


    • Hollingshead, A. (2013). Teaching math content to students with significant disabilities: A textbox. In B. Billingsley, M. Brownell, M. Israel, & M. Kamman, (2013). The Beginning Special Education Teacher’s Survival Guide. (p. 264-284). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
    • Hollingshead, A. (2013). Teaching academic content to students with significant disabilities: A textbox. In Billingsley, B., Brownell, M, Israel, M., & Kamman, M. (2013). The Beginning Special Education Teacher’s Survival Guide. (p. 285-302). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


    Non-Refereed Publications

    • Hollingshead, A. (2010). Use of visual schedules for students with autism- a case study. ABA India. 

    Educator Resource Publications

    • Hollingshead, A.H (2012). Environmental Supports for Students with Autism. LASARD Internet Modules.

     Manuscripts in Preparation

    • Hollingshead, A., Carnahan, C., Williamson, P., & Swoboda, C. (In preparation). What’s the difference? Evaluating iPads and traditional books to promote engagement and learning.
    • Hollingshead, A., Carnahan, C., & Williamson, P. (in preparation). Broadening the definition of academic engagement of students with severe disabilities.
    • Williamson, P., Israel, M., Snyder, K., Hollingshead, A., Xihou, L., & Carnahan, C. (in progress). Reading preparation for pre-service special education teachers: An analysis of policy and practice.
  • Research Projects
    Hollingshead, A., Carson, J., Wappet, M. ($15,000). Systematic Integration of Technology for STEM Support in a Special Education Classroom (SIT STEM). Doceo Center for Innovation and Learning, University of Idaho.

    Hollingshead, A. (Awarded $2000, December 2013). It is more than pierogies: Engaging students in exploration of diversity through teaching and sightseeing in Poland. International Programs, University of Idaho.

    Hollingshead, A., & Servilio, K. (Awarded $1,500, November 2013). Partnerships that Enhance Practice (PEP). A mini grant funded by the Teacher Education Division of CEC.

    Carnahan, C., Williamson, P., Hollingshead, A., Snyder, K., & Tan, C. (Awarded, $2000, April 2012). What’s the difference? Evaluating iPads, Laptops, and Traditional Books to promote engagement and learning for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services Instructional Research and Development Technology Grant, University of Cincinnati.

    Carnahan, C., Williamson, P., Snyder, K., Hollingshead, A., & Li, X. (Awarded $1985, April 2012). Virtual coaching: A new model of providing support to pre-service teachers in the field. College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services Instructional Research and Development Technology Grant, University of Cincinnati.
  • Outreach Projects
    SIT-STEM project, Principal Investigator Moscow, Idaho

    Collaborate with Dr. Wappett and Ms. Carson on educational outreach to a special education classroom. We will conduct technology needs assessment, purchase and incorporate instructional and assistive technology, collect data, conduct intervention-based single subject studies.
    October, 2013- August 2014


  • Awards and Honors
    Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, University of Cincinnati, 2013

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