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University of Idaho
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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

    Peer Reviewed/Evaluated:

    • Hollingshead, A., Wappett, M., & Erickson, N. (December, 2015). Examining the effectiveness of technology-based intervention on student engagement and products of learning in an Earth science class. DADD Online Journal.

    • Klein, E., & Hollingshead, A. (2015). Collaboration between special and physical education: The benefits of a healthy lifestyle for all students. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 47(3), 163-171.

    • Hollingshead, A. & Streagle, K. (2015). Modeling Universal Design for Learning Principles in a College Classroom: A Means to Engage Pre-service Teachers. UDL-IRN monograph. 117-122.

    • 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. 

    Refereed/Adjudicated:

    • 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 In B. Billingsley, M. Brownell, M. Israel, & M. Kamman, (2013). The Beginning Special Education Teacher’s Survival Guide. (p. 285-302). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

    • Hollingshead, A. (2010).  Use of visual schedules for students with autism- a case study. ABA India 1(2), 1-4.

  • Research Projects

    Funded projects:

    Current:

    • Hollingshead, A. (Awarded $18,544.41, September 2014). Engaging special education teachers from rural areas: A virtual community of practice to share technology implementation ideas. Doceo Center for Innovation & Learning, University of Idaho.

    • Barrio, B., & Hollingshead, A. (Awarded $5000, May 2014). Reaching out to paraprofessionals: Engaging professional development in rural communities. Washington State University College of Education Faculty Funding.

    • Hollingshead, A. & Barrio, B. (Awarded $5000, May 2014). Reaching out to paraprofessionals: Engaging professional development in rural communities. University of Idaho College of Education Faculty Funding.

    • 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.

    Completed ($20,485.00):

    • Hollingshead, A., Carson, J., Wappet, M. (Awarded $15,000, October 2013). 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., & 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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