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.