Faculty Directory

Erica R. Hamilton

Photo of Erica R. Hamilton

Email
hamilter@gvsu.edu

Role
Assistant Professor

Office Address
476 C DeVos

Office Phone
616-331-6673

Department
Literacy and Technology

About

Erica R. Hamilton currently works with pre-service and in-service teachers as an assistant professor, K-12 teacher coach, and professional development provider. Erica’s teaching focuses on helping teachers support and extend K-12 students’ literacy and learning. Committed to professional service, Erica currently serves as the chairperson for the GVSU College of Education’s Technology Committee. She also serves as a peer reviewer for various journals and organizations and is active in West Michigan schools. Her research interests focus on teacher learning and development, place-based education, literacy, and educational technology. Connect with her on Twitter @ericarhamilton.

Teaching Areas

  • Content Area Literacy
  • Reading/Language Arts

Scholarly Interests:

  • In-service and pre-service teacher learning and professional development
  • Place-based education
  • Disciplinary/content area literacy
  • Educational technology

Degrees

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

Academic and Professional Activities

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • 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)

Research

Hamilton, E.R., Greenlund, M., Schweitzer, N., Siriano, E., & Sparks, A.R. (in press). Learning to teach in a public museum school. Colleagues.

Hamilton, E.R. (2017). Doing the same thing but with pretty colors: Teaching and change in 1:1 iPad secondary classrooms. Journal of Educational System, 1(1), 29-40.

Pasatta, J., Hamilton, E.R., & DeDoes, S. (2017). A personalized-learning toolbox for teachers. Educational Leadership, 74(6), 64-67.

Van Duinen, D.V., Hamilton, E.R., & Rumohr-Voskuil, G. (2017). Challenging constructions together: Implications of a mother-daughter book club for classroom practice. Voices from the Middle, 24(4), 67-73.

Rosenberg, J., Greenlaugh, S., & Koehler, M., Hamilton, E.R. & Akcaoglu, M., (2016). An investigation of State Educational Twitter Hashtags (SETHs) as affinity spaces. E-learning and Digital Media. 13, 24-44.

Hamilton, E.R., Jacob, S. (2016). Asking “Why?” matters: The case of a high school English Language Arts teacher. Journal of Teacher Action Research. 3(1), 76-90.

Scripps-Hoekstra, L., Hamilton, E.R. (2016). Back to the future: Prospects for education faculty and librarian collaboration thirty years later. Education Libraries 39(1).

Hamilton, E.R., Rosenberg, J., Akcaoglu, M. (2016). The Substitution - Augmentation – Modification - Redefinition (SAMR) framework for technology integration: Challenges to its use for guiding K-12 teachers’ pedagogy and practice. Tech Trends. 60(5), 433-441. doi:10.1007/s11528-016-0091-y

Hamilton, E.R. & Stolle, E.P. (2016). The importance of disciplinary literacy. Colleagues. 13(1), 29-31.

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., VanDuinen, C., Hamilton, O., Voskuil, N., & Zomer, E. (forthcoming). Mothers and daughters: The power of an out-of-school middle grade book club. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Hamilton, E.R., Staal, M.J., Smalley, J., Kiepert, T., Johnson, J. (forthcoming). Podcasts, social media, websites and more: Using multimodal technology to capture and share elementary students’ voices. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Hamilton, E.R. (2017) Adolescents, artifacts, exhibits and teacher education: Learning to teach in a museum school. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Rice, T., Dewald, J. & Hamilton, E.R. (2017). Text-based discussions to support student learning. Michigan Reading Association, Grand Rapids, MI.

Hamilton, E.R. (2016).  All a Twitter: Using Twitter to write and share writing. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Hamilton, E.R. (2016).  Who’s doing the talking? Rethinking teacher and student talk in the classroom. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

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.

View Faculty Directory