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Andrea Jasper, Ph.D.

  • Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education, 2011, Purdue University
  • Master of Science in Education, Special Education, 2007, Purdue University
  • Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies, 2004, Purdue University​
  • ​Courses Taught
  • Undergraduate Courses:
  • SPE 519 - Students with Cognitive Impairment
  • SPE 521 - Teaching Students with Cognitive Impairment
  • SPE 550 - Teaching Diverse Students in Educational Settings
  • SPE 570 - Career Development and Transitions
  • Graduate Courses:
  • SPE 531 - Autism Spectrum Disorder: Educational Implications
  • SPE 600 - Critical Issues and Historical Trends in Special Education
  • SPE 679 - Behavioral and Curricular Interventions for Students with Mild Disabilities
  • SPE 790 - Special Education Capstone
  • ​Research Interests
  • Issues related to culture and diversity, and their impact on students with disabilities in the classroom
  • Instructional strategies for students with disabilities
  • Improving transition outcomes of students with disabilities
  • ​Publications
  • Williamson, R. L., Jasper, A. D., Novak, J., Smith, C., Hunter, W. C., Casey, L., & Reeves, K. C. (2018). Re-examining evidence-based practice in special education: A discussion. Journal of International Special Needs Education. https://doi.org/10.9782/17-00022
  • Hunter, W. C., Barton-Arwood, S., Jasper, A. D., Murley, R., & Clements, T. P. (2017). Utilizing the PPET mnemonic to guide classroom level PBIS for students at-risk or with EBD across classroom settings. Beyond Behavior, 26(2), 81-88.
  • Hunter, W. C., Williamson, R. L., Jasper, A. D., Casey, L., & Smith, C. (2017). Examining self-monitoring interventions for academic support of students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Journal of International Special Needs Education, 20(2), 67-78. doi: 10.9782/2159-4341-20.2.67
  • Hunter, W. C., Maheady, L., Jasper, A. D., Williamson, R. L., Murley, R. C., & Stratton, B. (2015). Numbered heads together as a tier-1 instructional strategy in multi-tiered systems of support. Education & Treatment of Children, 38(3), 345-362.
  • Jasper, A. D., & Taber Doughty, T. (2015). Special educators and data recording: What’s delayed recording got to do with it? Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 30(3), 143-153. doi:10.1177/1088357614547809
  • ​Memberships in Professional Organizations 
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
    • Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD-CEC)  
    • Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners (DDEL-CEC)
    •Constitution and Bylaws Committee
    •Finance Committee
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 
    • Teacher Education Division (TED-CEC)
        Diversity Caucus
  • Michigan Council for Exceptional Children (MCEC)
    • Professional Development Committee
    • Legislative Action and Advocacy Committee

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