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Erica R. Hamilton

Assistant Professor

Office Address: 476 C DEV
Phone: (616) 331-6673
Email: hamilter@gvsu.edu

Degrees:

  • B.A., Michigan State University (English)
  • M.A., Michigan State University (Curriculum and Teaching)
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University (Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy)

Scholarly Interests:

  • Disciplinary/content area literacy
  • Integrating technology into teaching and learning
  • Inservice and preservice teacher learning and professional development
  • History of U.S. Education

Academic/Professional Activities:

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT)
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)
  • Michigan Reading Association (MRA)
  • National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE)

Teaching Areas:

  • Content Area Literacy
  • Reading/Language Arts

Recent Scholarship:

Hamilton, E. R. (2016). Picture this: Multimodal representations of prospective teachers' metaphors about teachers and teaching. Teaching and Teacher Education, 55, 33-44. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2015.12.007

Cooper, K. S., Stanulis, R. N., Brondyk, S. K., Hamilton, E. R., Macaluso, M., & Meier, J. A. (2016). The teacher leadership process: Attempting change within embedded systems. Journal of Educational Change, 17(1), 85-113. doi:10.1007/s10833-015-9262-4

Hamilton, E. R. (2014). More than magic rectangles: Creating a culture of collaboration in a 1:1 iPad classroom. MACUL  Journal, 25(3), 20-21.

Recent Presentations:

Hamilton, E.R. (2015).  Using Skype to sustain a writing life. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Hamilton, E. R., Akcaoglu, M., & Rosenberg, J., (2015). Examining the Substitution-Augmentation-Modification-Redefinition (SAMR) model  for instructional design and technology integration. Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Rosenberg, J., Akcaoglu, M., Hamilton, E. R., Greenhalgh, S., & Koehler, M.J. (2015). Tweeting U.S.A.: An examination of state educational Twitter hashtags (SETHs).  Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Hamilton, E. R., Rosenberg, J., & Akcaoglu, M. (2015). The Substitution-Augmentation-Modification-Redefinition (SAMR) framework for technology integration: Challenges to its use for guiding K-12 teachers' pedagogy and practice. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Hamilton, E. R. (2015). Teaching and change in 1:1 iPad classrooms. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Hamilton, E. R., Rosenberg, J., & Akcaoglu, M. (2015). The Substitution-Augmentation-Modification-Redefinition (SAMR) framework for technology integration: Challenges to its use for guiding K-12 teachers' pedagogy and practice. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Curlett, K., & Hamilton, E. R. (2015). It works! Implementing a writing workshop model with adolescents. Michigan Reading Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Hamilton, E. R., & VanDuinen, D. V. (2015). It's more than reading and writing: Literacy across disciplines. Michigan Reading Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Hamilton, E.R. (2014).  Embracing the playground: The story of a secondary ELA teacher in his 1:1 iPad classroom. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference,Washington, DC.

Additional Information:

Erica R. Hamilton currently works with preservice and inservice teachers as a course instructor, K-12 teacher coach, and professional development provider. Erica’s teaching focuses on helping preservice and inservice teachers support and extend K-12 students’ literacy and learning. Committed to professional service, Erica currently serves as the interim chairperson for the GVSU College of Education’s Technology Committee and is a member of other college and university committees. She is a member of the Zeeland Quest School’s advisory board, and serves as a peer reviewer for various journals and organizations. Her research interests focus on literacy, technology, and teacher learning/development. Connect with her on Twitter @ericarhamilton.

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