Sherrie Pardieck

Associate 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 an associate 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://tps.nl.edu/

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://tps.nl.edu/

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://tps.nl.edu/

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