Sherrie Pardieck

Professor

Westlake Hall 234
(309) 677-2615
sherrie@bradley.edu

Ed.D., Illinois State University
M.A., Bradley University
B.A., Eureka College

Biography

Sherrie Pardieck is a professor in teacher education. Her area of specialization is the teaching of reading. Dr. Pardieck's most recent research has studied the impact of electronic teaching portfolios on pre-service teachers as instruments to measure students' professional growth and development and identification of improvement opportunities. Other recent work has investigated the role of professional portfolios as documentaries of pre-service teachers’ student-teaching experience and program completion and teaching and learning with primary sources through the Library of Congress website.

Background

Dr. Pardieck has held a variety of teaching positions since joining the department in 1989. Before coming to Bradley University, she taught in various rural and urban public school settings and at-risk early childhood education and adult literacy programs.

Teaching

Current courses at Bradley University:

  • ETE 325 Reading Methods K-8
  • ETE 490 Professional Teaching Portfolio
  • ETE 325 Language Arts K-8
  • ETE 497 Early Childhood Student Teaching
  • ETE 632 Reading in the Content Areas
  • ETE 637 Remedial Reading

Scholarship

Current areas of concentration:

  • Professional Teaching Portfolios and Development Portfolios
  • Portfolios in digital media
  • Collaborative technology
  • Teaching with primary sources
  • Reading and visual literacy

Recent publications:

Pardieck, S. C. & McMullen, D. W. (2010).  Teaching with primary sources in the middle school content areas. The TPS Journal, 1 (2), February 2010.Chicago, IL: Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities. http://www.loc.gov/teachers/tps/

Pardieck, S. C. (2010). On the State of Teacher Education (Online Forum) The TPS Journal, 1 (2), February 2010.  Chicago, IL: Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities.= http://www.loc.gov/teachers/tps/

Pardieck, S. C. & McMullen, D. W. (2010) Visual Literacy: Reading and Analyzing Primary Sources from the Library of Congress Website. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education-Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) 2009 Conference, (E-Publication-Abstract-book and Proceedings Paper, 2010(1), 2343-2346, Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Pardieck, S., Bond, A., Antola Crowe, H., & Wolffe, R. (2010). Kemper PDS, Valeska Hinton Center, and the Nine Essentials of PDS Work: Structures for Success, National Professional Development Schools Conference proceedings, 2010 (1), 145.

Pardieck, S. C. (Fall, 2009). Content vs. Pedagogy. Teaching with Primary Sources: Collected Works, Volume 2. (1), 5-8. Chicago, IL: Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities.

Pardieck, S. C. (Spring, 2009). Teaching with Primary Sources Online Forum-The Role of Content and Pedagogy.  The TPS Journal, 1 (1), January 2009. http://www.loc.gov/teachers/tps/

Pardieck, S. & McMullen, D. (2009). Digital Preservice Teaching Portfolios: One Teacher Education Program’s Solution. Critical Issues In Teacher Education, 16, 13-21.

Nugent, Antola Crowe, Pardieck, Wolffe, Warren, & Khouri, (2009). Experiencing PDS at the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) Conference proceedings, 2009 (1), 139-140.

Pardieck, S. C., McMullen, D., & Scott, J. (2009) presented Infusing E-Primary Sources into the Content Areas.  Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education-Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) 2009 Conference, (E-Publication-Abstract-book, PowerPoint, CD, and Proceedings Paper, 2009 (1), 2058-2065, Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Service

  • Kemper Professional Development Schools
  • Site Coordinator for Valeska Hinton Early Childhood Education Center
    • Current Chair of Elementary Education Committee
    • University Committee-Admission and Retention
    • Advisor for Pi Lambda Theta National Education Honor Society
  • Bradley University Chapter
    • College of Education and Health Sciences Election Chair
    • Illinois Association of Teacher Educators (IATE)
  • College University Representative
    • Teaching with Primary Sources
  • Professional Development Assessment Program