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Richard Speaker

MERLOT Contributor  Peer Reviewer
Associate Professor
University of New Orleans
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Feb 14, 2009
Member Since: Nov 06, 2002

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Primary Affiliation:
  • Louisiana State University System - University of New Orleans (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, LA, United States)

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Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Teaching Credentials: Community College Mathematics (1975), Standard Secondary for Mathematics and Music (1976), Reading Specialist (1984) (Current)
  • B. A., honors, (1973), Mathematics and Music, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California (06/1973)
  • M. A. (1975), Mathematics, University of California, Irvine, California (06/1975)
  • Ph. D. (1986), Reading, Language and Literacy Division, (06/1986)
    Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley, California
  • Post Doc. (1993, Summer), American Association of State Colleges and Universities Fellow in Japanese Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, California (06/1993)
  • Post Doc. (1995, Summer), AASCU Fellow in Japanese Studies, Fulbright-Hayes Group Study Faculty Development Seminar in Japan, International University of Japan, Niigata; Waseda University, Tokyo and Notre Dame University, Kyoto, Japan (07/1995)
  • Post Doc. (1997, Summer), Vietnamese Studies, Co-Director Fulbright-Hayes Group Study Faculty Development Seminar in Vietnam, Hanoi, Hue, Nha Trang, Da Lat and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (07/1997)

Positions

  • Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (08/1992 - Current) University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Graduate Studies Coordinator, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (01/1994 - 08/2003) University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Curriculum and Instruction WebMaster (01/1996 - 06/2000) University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Undergraduate Coordinator, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (08/1988 - 08/1992) University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana,
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (01/1986 - 08/1992) University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publications

  • Speaker, R. B., Jr., Laskowitz, R., Thompson, C., Speaker, P., Chauvin, B., Darby, D., & Willis, E.. (2005). Collections, critical selections and the teaching repertoire: Examples from autobiographical memoits and multimedia teaching units in Visual Literacy and development: An African experience.(pp. 187-196).. International Visual Literacy Association: Loretto, PA.
  • Germain-McCarthy, Y., Haggerty, D., Buxton, C., Speaker, R. B., Jr. (2003). Crafting the technological solutions in high school science and mathematics teaching and learning: Matthew effects and the digital divide (pp. 1041-1048). in In C. P. Canstantinou, & Z. C. Zacharai (Eds.) Computer Based Learning in Sciences: Conference Proceedings 2003 Volume 1 New Technologies and their Applications in Education. University of Cyprus: Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • Speaker, R. B., Jr.. (2003). Technologies for teaching science and mathematics in the K-12 schools: Reviews, observations and directions for practice in the southern United States (pp. 1055-1064). in Computer Based Learning in Sciences: Conference Proceedings 2003 Volume 1 New Technologies and their Applications in Education. University of Cyprus: Nicosia, Cyprus.