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Debbie Muthersbaugh, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Education & Psychology

Contact Information:
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• Office Phone: 509.527.2212 
• Office Hours: Available by appointment
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• B.S., 1980, Elementary Education, Walla Walla College
• M.Ed., 2009, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Idaho
• Ph.D., 2012, Education, University of Idaho

Research & Publications:
• Thematic Management in Small Schools: The Itty Bitty City. Journal of Adventist Education, February/March 2015
• Impact Through Images: Exploring Student Understanding of Environmental Science Through Integrated Place-Based Lessons in the Elementary Classroom. Journal of Research in Childhood Education (with Charvoz, R. & Kern, A.) 2014.
• Evaluating Images of the Environment for Educational Use: Exploring the Use of a Rubric Derived from Visual Information Theory. The Online Journal of New Horizons in Education (with Hunt, V. & Kern, A.) 2014. 
• Pre-service Teachers Use of Images in Integrated Environmental Sustainability Lessons. Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability. (with Kern, A.) 2012.
• Science Notebooks and "A Big Waste Problem." The Earth Scientist. (with Kern, A., & Pegg, J.) 2011.

2017-2018 Classes: 
• EDAD 565 Practicum in Administration
• EDUC 365/EDCI 565 Secondary Classroom Management
• EDUC 395/595 Secondary Methods of Instruction I

Last update on January 11, 2018