Dr. Jason O'Brien

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

Biography

Dr. Jason O'Brien's Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Social Science Education, University of South Florida
  • M.A., Social Science Education, University of South Florida
  • B.S., Social Science Education, University of South Florida

Affiliations

  • National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA)
  • Social Studies Council of Alabama (SSCA)

Publications

  • Cruz, B., Nutta, J., O'Brien, J., Feyten, C., & Govoni, J. (2003). Passport to learning: Teaching Social Studies to ESL students. NCSS Bulletin 101. National Council for the Social Studies: Washington, D.C.
  • O’Brien, J., Lampley, S., Roller, S. ScootPad conundrum: The perils of using third party software and student privacy. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership (under review)
  • Zakhir, M., & O’Brien, J. (2015) Language Policy in Education in Morocco: A study of the status of Standard Arabic in Science classes (Language Policy accepted)
  • Fry, S. & O'Brien, J. (2015) Cultivating a Justice Orientation Towards Citizenship in Preservice Elementary Teachers. Theory and Research in Social Education, 43(1), 1-30.
  • O’Brien, J., Winn, R., & Currier, K. (2014). Not all tests are created equal: Parental rights and standardized tests. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 17(2), 17-23.
  • O’Brien, J. & Verlaan, W. (2013). 500 years of Spanish exploration and settlement: Children’s literature. Social Education 77(1), 28-31.